Jess Walton celebrates an incredible Y&R milestone! Click here to read about it-->
On this day in 1987, Jess Walton made her debut as Jill Abbott on 'The Young and the Restless, taking over the role from Brenda Dickson. Walton has been a part of the series ever since and has received several Daytime Emmy award nominations for her outstanding portrayal of the role. Through many relationships, her feud with Katherine Chancellor [played by the late Jeanne Cooper], her paternal discovery and illnesses - Walton has delivered outstanding work through the years. Happy 31st anniversary Jess - see some throwback highlights below!