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Michelle Stafford
Genoa City Presence
1994 to 1997; July 14, 2000 to Present
At A Glance
Michelle Stafford returned to the role of Phyllis Summers on The Young and the Restless in June of 2000. She previously portrayed Phyllis from 1994 to 1997.

Michelle was born in Chicago, Illinois, and was raised in Montrose, California. After graduating, she was a runway print model and traveled throughout Europe.

Most recently, Michelle starred in the Aaron Spelling series Pacific Palisades.

Michelle's television credits include guest starring roles in the series JAG, Diagnosis Murder, The Watchers, Models Inc., Renegade, and Another Midnight Run, and she was a series regular on Tribes.

Her feature film credits include supporting roles in Double Jeopardy, Vampires Anonymous, The Big Bowling Bowl, Roadkill, and The Desert and The Premise.

Michelle's stage credits are numerous and include starring roles in The Heart Beats In Waltz Time, Savage In Limbo, Nuts, Frankenstein, Annie Get Your Gun, An Incidental Evening, Fool For Love, Extremities, Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, Summer and Smoke, and Twelfth Night.

When Michelle is not working, she stays very active by snow skiing, water skiing, scuba diving, and wind surfing. She also enjoys ballet dancing and reading.

Michelle stands 5'7" and has red hair and blue eyes. Her birthday is September 14.
Acting Portfolio
TELEVISION
Ringer
Peggy Lewis
2011

ACME Saturday Night
Guest host
2011

Totally Baked: A Pot-U-Mentary
Ex-wife Jessica
2007

Like Mother, Like Daughter
Dawna
2007

The Young and the Restless
Sheila Carter
December 28, 2006 to February 9, 2007

Charmed
Mandi
2005

Clubhouse
Sydney
2004

Judging Amy
Linda Barnes
2002

Frasier
Heather Murphy
2001

V.I.P.
Nancy Biggs
2000

JAG
Suzanne Moore
1999

Diagnosis Murder
Trish
1999

Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place
April
1998

Players
Vanessa Evans
1998

Pacific Palisades
Joanna Hadley
1997

Another Midnight Run
Hotel Guest
1994

The Young and the Restless
Phyllis Summers
1994 to 1997; July 14, 2000 to Present

Tribes
Frankie
1990
Acting Portfolio
FILM
Cara (short)
Agent
2008

Cottonmouth
Rene
2000

Vampires Anonymous
Taffeta Monroe
2000

Attraction
Suzanne
2000

Double Jeopardy
Suzanne Monroe
1999

Body of Influence
Madam
1993
Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Lead Actress (2004)
Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Supporting Actress (1997)

Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013)
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress (1996, 1997)

Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Chicago, Illinois
DATE OF BIRTH: September 14, 1965
HEIGHT: 5'7"
HAIR: Red
EYES: Blue
News Archives
News Archive: Stafford named Outstanding Lead Actress at Emmys. [May 21, 2004]
News Archive: Stafford gets new contract, time off. [Jul 15, 2009]
News Archive: Stafford welcomes a baby girl. [Dec 21, 2009]
News Archive: Stafford scores sixth Lead Actress Emmy nom in eight years. [May 12, 2010]
News Archive: Stafford tallies eighth Emmy nom in eleven years. [May 1, 2013]
News Archive: Michelle Stafford to exit The Young and the Restless. [May 20, 2013]
News Archive: An interview with Stafford just prior to exit announcement. [Jun 5, 2013]
News Archive: Last day for Stafford on Y&R set. [Jun 20, 2013]
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