These writers are way off!! Dumb, dumb dumb Nick was born in and Phyllis was born in Just so that this is clear, Michelle Stafford, the actress was born in September of , not the character Phyllis. Michelle Stafford will be 47 in real life. Michelle Stafford Michelle Stafford born September 14, is an American actress, screenwriter and producer.
Casting[ edit ] Stafford made her debut on October 17, Her stint on the soap opera was initially a short-term role; however, her work impressed the producers and she was placed on contract. It was through Jerry Birn, one of the writers, who's still a really good friend of mine. He plays golf with my stepfather, so it came that way. We met for a drink, Jerry and I, and we just talked loosely because I wasn't sure that I wanted to come back on the show. That's rare to find as an actress Then I talked to Kay [Alden].
The role was previously played by Gina Tognoni from and also by Sandra Nelson from Michelle Stafford returned on June 21, She drugged him, slept with him and told him she was pregnant with his child. Danny returned to Genoa City and Phyllis followed.
The character first appeared in October of with Michelle Stafford originating the role. When she chose to leave the soap in , Sandra Nelson took over for a couple years. Stafford reclaimed her role in and stayed this time until In , Gina Tognoni assumed the role of Phyllis, but in March of , she reported that she was bidding farewell to the soap , and a couple weeks after her last episode, Stafford returned to the soap. From the moment that Phyllis arrived in Genoa City, she started causing trouble, drugging rock star Danny Romalotti into sleeping with her.