January 28, 2023

Tracey Bregman Talks 40 Years as Lauren Fenmore on ‘The Younger and the Stressed’ (VIDEO)

The 12 months was 1983 and Tracey E. Bregman was solid in a short-term function as Lauren, a pal of excellent woman Traci Abbott (Beth Maitland) on CBS’ long-running daytime drama, The Younger and the Stressed.

“Lauren didn’t actually have a final identify,” says Bregman recollects to TV Insider, laughing about that fateful day. “[Executive producer] Invoice Bell mentioned that I went to exit [the scene] and I turned again and checked out Beth and he noticed Lauren Fenmore, the imply woman.

The stink-eyed teen could have made her mark bullying Traci, however she finally left her nasty aspect behind to turn out to be one in every of Genoa Metropolis’s most upstanding residents. That’s why the Wednesday, January 25 episode, which marks Bregman’s fortieth anniversary on the cleaning soap, is dedicated to her. “Lauren is given a Lifetime Achievement Award for Management in Style,” Bregman particulars. A shock aspect will get her speaking about her life, resulting in a colourful retrospective of her years on the daytime drama.

The Young and the Restless - Tracey Bregman and Christian LeBlanc

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Along with outdated storylines and style statements, like Eighties large hair and shoulder pads — “they have been so massive!”— Bregman shares recollections of Lauren’s romantic life, together with her 17-year marriage to artful lawyer Michael Baldwin (Christian LeBlanc).

What’s made that union work? “We’re not afraid to be unhealthy, as a result of we’ve been unhealthy. We’ve killed folks and gotten away with it,” Bregman says wryly. She’s positively gotten away with 40 years as a fan favourite. “Not a foul gig,” she says.

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