Katherine Shepherd
Jeanne Cooper
Jeanne Cooper as Katherine Shepherd
The Young and the Restless
Portrayed by: Jeanne Cooper (1973-2013)
Gisele Mackenzie (1986; temp)
Michael Learned (2011; temp)
Duration: 1973-2013
First appearance: November 1973
Last appearance: May 3, 2013
Cause/reason: Death
Created by: William J. Bell
Family: Shepherd family
Alias(es): Marge Cotrooke (alias)
Gender: Female
Born: October 25, 1928
Died: August 1, 2013
Cause of death: Brain Tumor
Occupation: Owner of Chancellor Industries
Residence: The Chancellor Estate
12 Foothill Road
Genoa City, Wisconsin
Parents: Walter Shepherd
(father, deceased)
Unknown woman
(mother, deceased)
Siblings: None/unknown
Marital status: Patrick "Murphy" Murphy
(married) [05/2009-09/2013]
Past marriage(s): Gary Reynolds
(dissolved) [19??-19??]
Phillip Chancellor II
(dissolved) [19??-1976]
Derek Thurston
(divorced) [1978-1981]
Rex Sterling
(divorced, deceased) [1988–1990]
Rex Sterling
(dissolved) [1992-1994]
Children: Brock Reynolds
(son, with Gary)
Tucker McCall
(son, with Arthur) {given up for adoption}
Francis Murphy
(step-son, deceased)
Grandchildren: Mackenzie "Mac" Browning
(granddaughter, via Brock)
Devon Hamilton
(grandson, via Tucker)
Great-grandchildren: Dylan "D.J." Hellstrom
(great-grandson, via Mac)
Rebecca "Becca" Hellstrom
(great-granddaughter, via Mac)
Romances: John Abbott Sr.
(lovers; 19??-19??, deceased)
Arthur Hendricks
(affair/lovers; 1957)
Douglas Austin
(dated; 19??-19??)
Felipe Ramirez
(affair/lovers; 19??, deceased)
Jerald "Jerry" Cashman
(dated; 19??-19??, deceased)
Brent Davis
(lovers; 1985, deceased)
Mitchell Sherman
(dated, 1986)
Arthur Hendricks
(dated/engaged; 2004)

Katherine Shepherd Murphy (formerly Reynolds, Chancellor, Thurston & Sterling) was a fictional character on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless.

Actress History:Edit

  • Jeanne Cooper (11/1973-05/2013)
  • Gisele Mackenzie (1986; temp)
  • Michael Learned (11/2011-12/2011; temp)

Other Information:Edit

  • Presumed deceased November 7, 2008 to January 22, 2009

Character History:Edit