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JESS WALTON RETURNS TO Y&R

Be sure to tune in to Y&R today, as Jill, played by Jess Walton, make her official reentry in Genoa City. Im ready to be back, the actress declares. I feel re-energized and its so nice to be with my Y&R family again. I really missed them." The Oregon-based actress reveals she requested the time away from the show. I asked to take break, she says. Where I live, the winters are so long and the summers are very short, so I just wanted time off to relax and really enjoy my beautiful home. It was wonderful. Look for her to stick around. "As far as Im concerned, Jill is back for good and ready to deal with whatever comes! assures Walton.
 

Y&R's Walton Celebrates An Anniversary!

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Jess Walton is well-known for her role as Jill on the legendary soap THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS, but she was also part of another long-running TV series, GUNSMOKE! From 1955 to 1975, viewers were enthralled by the continuing drama set in the Wild West. To commemorate the show's 60th anniversary, the Wild West Heritage Foundation with Boot Hill Casino & Resort are bringing some legendary GUNSMOKE actors to Dodge City, including Walton!

The actress, who portrayed Patricia, will join other GUNSMOKE stars like Burt Reynolds, Buck Taylor and Bruce Boxleitner. The anniversary will be celebrated during this year's Wild West Fest, to be held from Friday, September 25, to Sunday, September 27, in Dodge City, KS. There will be screenings of episodes, a meet-and-greet session with the stars and more. For more information, visit DodgeCityWildWestFest.com!

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