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It's a very special day for a daytime fav favorite. Jess Walton is celebrating her 69th birthday today. Walton was born, Mary Jess Walton in Grand Rapids, Michigan on February 18, 1949, but was raised in Toronto, Canada. After spending time there and doing different levels of education there, Walton moved to Hollywood in 1969 and began her acting career. She is currently best known for her role as Jill Foster Abbott on 'The Young and the Restless'. She has been married to John J. James since December 20, 1980, and they have one son; Cole James and a daughter, Allison Ali James. Check out her amazing real-life family photos below as we celebrate her special day. The pics include her husband, son, daughter, mother, nephew and his wife. Also, be sure to head on over to Twitter/Facebook to send her your birthday wishes. Happy birthday Jess!