May 19, 2024


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'Young and the Restless' actress Meg Bennett dies at 75

'Young and the Restless' actress Meg Bennett dies at 75

The series stars Meg Bennett, who has made her mark as a writer as much as she played Julia Martin on the CBS hit. The young and the restlessShe died of cancer this month at the age of 75, her family revealed in her obituary.

A native of Southern California, Bennett began her acting career in 1975 Searching for tomorrowlaunching her into a decades-long career as one of the biggest names in daytime television.

It was her next turn young and restless, She has appeared in four different decades on the long-running show, and was also the show's head writer for a period in the 1980s.

Although she is instantly recognizable by her time on screen, Bennett's biggest contributions to the industry came from her role as co-head writer on Public HospitalFor which I wrote 197 episodes. She was also known as a writer for The bold and the beautiful And sunset Beach-A 1990s soap co-founded by her husband, Robert Goza Jr., which became a hit in the UK.

“They would have celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary this year,” her family wrote in her obituary.

Bennett still acted occasionally in the latter half of her career, playing roles such as the villainous Allegra Public Hospital. She held her position on the show until 2011, when Jarren Wolf cleaned house after being promoted to head writer.

She last appeared in an episode on The young and the restless In 2020.

Bennett's obituary said she was survived by her husband, two daughters, four grandchildren and two brothers.

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