John Abbott
Jerry Douglas
Jerry Douglas as John Abbott
The Young and the Restless
Portrayed by: Brett Halsey (1980-1982)
Jerry Douglas (1982-2006, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012)
Duration: 1980-2006, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012
First appearance: 1980
Last appearance: February 1, 2012
Cause/reason: Death
Created by: William J. Bell
Family: Abbott family
Gender: Male
Cause of death: Taken off life support after stroke complications
Occupation: Founder and Former Chairman and CEO of the Board of Directors of Jabot Cosmetics
Parents: Robert Abbott
(father, deceased)
Unknown man
(mother, deceased)
Siblings: Ivan Abbott
(brother, deceased)
Marital status: Single
Past marriage(s): Dina Mergeron
(divorced) [1951-1972]
Jillian "Jill" Fenmore
(divorced) [1982-1986]
Jessica Blair
(divorced, deceased) [1988-1989]
Jillian "Jill" Fenmore
(divorced) [1993-1996]
Gloria Simmons
(invalid) [2004-2005]
Gloria Simmons
(invalid) [2005-2006]
Children: John "Jack" Abbott Jr.
(son, with Dina)
Ashley Abbott
(adopted daughter, with Dina)
Traci Abbott
(daughter, with Dina)
Unnamed child
(sex unknown, wth Jill, deceased)
William "Billy" Abbott
(son, with Jill)
Grandchildren: Keemo Volien Abbott
(grandson, via Jack)
John Abbott III
(grandson, via Jack, deceased)
Kyle Abbott
(grandson, via Jack)
Abigail "Abby" Newman
(adopted granddaughter, via Ashley)
Robert Carlton
(adopted grandson, via Ashley, deceased)
Hope Newman
(adopted granddaughter, via Ashley, deceased)
Colleen Carlton
(granddaughter, via Traci)
Cordelia "Delia" Abbott
(granddaughter, via Billy)
John "Johnny" Abbott IV
(grandson, via Billy)
Romances: Katherine Shepherd
Ellen Winters
Joanna Manning
Dina Mergeron
Gina Roma
Dina Mergeron
Gloria Simmons

John Abbott Sr. was a fictional character on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless.

Actor History:Edit

  • Brett Halsey (1980-1982)
  • Jerry Douglas (03/1982-06/2006; contract & 09/2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2010; recurring)

Other Information:Edit

  • Died August 21, 2006

Character History:Edit