Y&R's Michelle Stafford aka Phyllis

Phyllis on The Young and The Restless was played by Michelle Stafford. Michelle left Y&R and is now doing her own web series. Update: Michelle can now be seen on General Hospital. Her character was (Y&R) or can be the one you love to hate and hate to love and she always seems to be low lady on the list, when it comes to her Y&R love life.

Check out Michelle Stafford's bio, latest news, appearances (meet and greet), interviews, videos, photos, memorabilia and twitter buzz below, as well as the latest news on her soap character, Phyllis.

Photo details: Michelle Stafford Signed The Young And The Restless The Young and The Restless airs weekdays on CBS.

Updated May 2, 2013

The Stafford Project

Update: Looks Like Michelle is now on General Hospital!

Missing Michelle since she left Y&R? Watch her online web show, “The Stafford Project”—some clips below. To subscribe to the channel, check out The Stafford Project with Michelle Stafford

Y&R's Michelle Stafford Bio

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Michelle Stafford joined the cast of The Young and The Restless as Phyllis in 1994. Since then, she’s transformed her character into one of the most popular, talked about characters on daytime tv. Michelle started out as a model and has appeared in such tv shows as Pacific Palisades, Jag, Frasier, Judging Amy. She starred opposite of Ashley Judd in the movie “Double Jeopardy”.

Born in Illinois, Michelle had dreams of becoming a model. Not long after she broke into modeling, she discovered she had a brain tumor at the age of 18. Her family was around to support her and she recovered after having it removed (it was benign).She returned to a successful modeling career and then decided to try acting.

She recently became a Mom in real life to little cutie Natalia Scout Lee Stafford (see Michelle’s daughter pictures below) and is a huge supporter for Animal Rights.

Awards: Michelle has won two daytime emmys (Best Lead Actress and Best Supporting Actress) for her portrayal of Phyllis on The Young and the Restless.

As Phyllis on Y&R, she plays Mom to Daniel (played by Michael Graziadei and pictured with her above) and Summer. (played by Samantha Bailey). Update–Michael has left the show and Summer is all grown up now and being played by Haley King.

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Michelle Stafford Links

Follow Y&R's Michelle Stafford on twitter, plus check out her official website.
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Y&R Michelle Stafford and Baby Natalia

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The "Phyllis Buzz"

What do you think of Phyllis on Y&R?

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How do you feel about Michelle's character, Phyllis, on Y&R?

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  • Jun 25, 2013 @ 10:28 am
    I'm not familiar with her....sounds like quite a character!
  • Steph Oct 18, 2012 @ 4:59 am
    I love her! True class act. Carries herself with elegance and grace always!!! Shes outstanding actress! Steph Stillwell
  • Stephanie Oct 18, 2012 @ 4:54 am
    Love, love, love Michelle Stafford! True class act!!! How get in touch to get autographed pic from you? Stephanie Stillwell @stephluvscats
    You carry yourself with grace and elegance always! :)
  • Pam Reed Aug 10, 2012 @ 4:44 pm
    A beautiful lady!
  • bgworley47@yahoo.com Jul 30, 2012 @ 1:46 pm
    Michelle Stafford is an amazing actress. I just think its time Phyllis paid for here past. Maybe then can learn from it and b a better perso

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Y&R's "Phyllis" Most Watched Clips

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Y&R Michelle Stafford Message Board

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Who should she be paired with on Y&R?
What storyline would you like to see with Phyliss?
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  • tonyaalves Aug 12, 2013 @ 11:26 am
    I use to watch the Y&R I love the actress Michelle Stafford but her charcter I don't know. She can drive you nuts on the thing she pulls.
  • aesta1 Jul 04, 2013 @ 2:48 pm
    I should really watch some of these shows. I have not really followed many of them.
  • Jun 25, 2013 @ 10:32 am
    Sounds like the Phyllis character has had a long run and Michelle Stafford has managed to keep her colorful the whole time...sounds like she's had fun with the role! :)
  • WriterJanis Jun 24, 2013 @ 11:49 pm
    She's really given Phyliss quite a personality.
  • WriterJanis Jun 24, 2013 @ 11:49 pm
    She's really given Phyliss quite a personality.
  • Coe Nov 18, 2012 @ 9:59 pm
    She's very watchable on Y&R, which is good TV.
  • Adrijan Feb 03, 2012 @ 3:12 pm
    Nice lens
  • peter565 Oct 27, 2011 @ 10:50 am
    Wow this is so interesting :)
  • ardinsyah Jun 18, 2011 @ 3:00 am
    she looks beutiful women :)
  • TylaMac Jan 27, 2011 @ 3:57 pm
    I used to watch Y&R back in the day but I haven't kept up with it lately. I'm more into General Hospital these days but my mother is always trying to get me to watch Y&R because she is addicted. I know if I start watching again I'll be hooked.The whole cast including Michelle is very talented.

    *Blessed by a squidangel.*

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