Michelle Stafford
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Birthdate

September 14, 1965

Birthplace

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Children

2

Occupation

Actress

Years Active

1994-present

Michelle Stafford's daytime career began in 1994 when she joined The Young and the Restless as Phyllis Summers. Stafford left Y&R in 1997 to focus on other projects. During her time away from Y&R, Stafford appeared on Pacific Palisades and in the movie Double Jeopardy. Stafford returned to Y&R in 2000. Stafford departed Y&R in August 2013. Currently, Stafford in staring in the web series The Stafford Project.  Stafford joined the cast of General Hospital in May 2014 departing the show in June 2019 to return to Y&R.

Personal Life[edit | edit source]

Stafford has two childred: Natalia Scout Lee (b. 12/21/2009) and Jameson Jones Lee (b. 10/23/2015).

Soapography[edit | edit source]

  • Phyllis Summers Newman on The Young and the Restless (10/1994-02/17/1997; 07/13/2000-08/02/2013; 06/17/2019-present)
  • Shelia Carter on The Young and the Restless (12/28/2006-02/09/2007)
  • Nina Clay on General Hospital (05/01/2014-06/14/2019)

Awards and Nominations[edit | edit source]

Daytime Emmy Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
1996 Supporting Actress Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless N
1997 Supporting Actress Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless W
2003 Lead Actress Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless N
2004 Lead Actress Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless W
2005 Lead Actress Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless N
2005 Special Fan Award - America's Favorite Couple Jack and Phyllis, The Young and the Restless N
2007 Lead Actress Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless N
2008 Lead Actress Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless N
2010 Lead Actress Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless N
2011 Lead Actress Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless N
2013 Lead Actress Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless N

Soap Opera Digest Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
1996 Outstanding Female Newcomer Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless W
1997 Outstanding Villainess Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless W
2001 Favorite Female Scene Stealer Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless N
2003 Outstanding Lead Actress Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless W
2005 Oustanding Lead Actress Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless N

Gold Derby Awards

Year Category Series W/N
2004 Lead Actress - Daytime Drama Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless N
2006 Lead Actress - Daytime Drama Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless N

Online Film and Television Association Awards

Year Category Series W/N
2007 Actress in a Daytime Serial Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless W
2008 Actress in a Daytime Serial Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless N
2009 Actress in a Daytime Serial Phyllis Summers, The Young and the Restless N
Preceded by
Susan Flannery (2003)
Lead Actress Winner
2004
Succeeded by
Erika Slezak (2005)
Preceded by
Anna Holbrook (1996)
Supporting Actress Winner
1997
Succeeded by
Julia Barr (1998)
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