Although we seemed to see the last of Dina Abbott Mergeron (Marla Adams) Young and Restless this week, the star of the series Beth Maitland in a recent interview reminded viewers that anything can happen in a mile.
Dean Abbott Mergeron died on the show this week
The story went on for a long time Young and Restless The cast ended when Marla Adams made her last appearance on the show when Dean Abbott Mergeron died.
Dean is the first wife of John Abbott and is the mother of Jack, Ashley and Tracy Abbott. For the first time on the show in the 1980s, Adams regularly portrayed this role in 1983-1986. For many years, the actress continued to appear for several performances until she returned to the show regularly repeated in 2017. Dean developed Alzheimer’s disease in recent years on the show, and this became the main storyline for the Abbott family on the show.
In a farewell video published by CBS, Adams officially said goodbye to a long daytime soap opera. In the video, Adams says that Dina’s role stands out among all the others. “Of all the characters I played, from Secret storm for Broadway, it was the most amazing, amazing part I’ve ever had the privilege of playing, ”she said.
Peter Bergman, who plays Jack, also said that he learned from Adams, telling about the veteran actress herself. “You taught us to remember gratitude, and it was a valuable lesson I will learn long after you leave here today,” he told her. “Thank you for everything you did to revive Dean. You really left your mark. “
Beth Maitland also performs at the exit of Marla Adams
In an interview with TV Insider, Beth Maitland, who plays Tracy Abbott, spoke about Adams leaving the show and her career in history.
“Marla is a good signature for creating the first ‘rich bitch’ of the day,” she said. “Belle[Adams’characteron[Adams’characteron[персонажАдамсана[Adams’characteronSecret storm]was the first wealthy, dominant villain. Marla made this signature. Because Marla played Natalie Wood’s best friend Splendor in the grass, and they remained friends, RJ [Robert Wagner, Wood’s husband] had it in the episode Hart to Hart. She was one of three beautiful, elegant women dressed in all white. At the time, I was working as a casting assistant on this show. Marla and I talked many times about this connection between us before continuing to play mother and daughter Y&R. “
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Maitland also talked about how this might not be the last time we could see Adams on the show.
“I want to make it clear how much she will miss the set,” she said. “But … you never know. People on our show came back as someone’s conscience or an angel. So we don’t know for sure that it’s over. But it will be very boring. I’m glad we’re still friends, and we’ll still see each other on socially distant lunch dates. “
Young and Restless comes out on weekdays on CBS.