‘Young and the Restless’: Jessica Collins Returns – Who Is Avery Clark?

Young and the Restless spoilers say Avery Bailey Clark (Jessica Collins) is back soon. So, who is Avery Clark and what will she do in Genoa City? She’s a highly successful attorney and sister of Phyllis Summers Abbott (Michelle Stafford). Back when Avery first came to town, she and Phyllis were not close at all. In fact, she didn’t want anyone knowing that she was Red’s sister. But now, she might be back in the plot with Adam Newman (Mark Grossman). If you don’t remember her that well – or just want a quick refresher, here’s what you need to know about who Jessica Collins played on Y&R and why Avery Clark comes back to CBS daytime.

Young and the Restless: Who’s Avery Clark?

Avery first came to Genoa City on Y&R at the request of Victor Newman (Eric Braeden) to defend Sharon Newman (Sharon Case) after she was accused of murdering a man who stalked her. She defended Sharon and got her cleared of charges. Then, Avery decided to stay in GC.  Even though she had a sister in town, they didn’t start out close.

Longtime viewers will recall Phyllis didn’t know who Avery Clark was until she did some research on her. Once she discovered that Avery was indeed the little sister she left behind, she was livid. Phyllis did not like the fact that her sister was living in GC and wanted her gone on Young and the Restless. Is she back for the Christian custody battle?

Y&R: Avery Clark vs Phyllis Summers Rivalry

On Young and the Restless back then, Avery Clark wasn’t going anywhere — and the rivalry between the two sisters was born. Avery decided she was going to go after Phyllis Abbott and make her life miserable. So, she made a move on Nick Newman (Joshua Newman) and turned his head. Phyllis was furious when she lost Nick to her sister.

Then Avery Clark decided to help ex-jailbird Daisy Carter (Yvonne Zima), on Y&R. Back then, Phyllis’ son Daniel Romalotti Jr (Michael Graziadei) ex Daisy tried to get custody of his daughter, Lucy. This nearly pushed Phyllis Summers Abbott over the edge with her sister. Because she had no clue how dangerous Daisy truly was, on Young and the Restless.

Young and the Restless: Avery Clark Broke Hearts – Is She Back to do it Again?

Y&R spoilers remind that the lady lawyer was engaged to two different men during her time on the CBS soap. She was with Nick Newman but broke it off. Then, there was Dylan McAvoy (Steve Burton) who saved her from her abusive ex-husband Joe Clark (Scott Elrod). He came to town to demand she come back to him. But neither engagement led to a wedding for Avery Clark.

On Young and the Restless, lawyer Avery Clark and Phyllis managed to make peace eventually. Before she left town, the two women rebuilt their sisterly bond. And now she’s coming back, but why? It seems likely that she’ll jump into this custody case, but we’ll see. Now you know who is Avery Clark and who Jessica Collins plays on Y&R. Get ready to see her back to the CBS soap soon.

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