Ellen Greene to join The Young and the Restless

Ellen Green is to appear in the top-rated CBS soap The Young and the Restless, reports Entertainment Weekly.

The actress will arrive in Genoa City in January playing Primose, someone with an unexpected and surprising link to the past involving Billy and Victoria.

The actress most recently appeared in the NBC cult drama Heroes as Virginia Gray and also appeared in Bryan Fuller’s quirky ABC drama Pushing Daisies as Vivian Charles. Green’s other notable roles include appearances in The X Files, Privileged, Law & Order and Cybill.

Green is best known for big-screen movie, The Little Shop of Horrors from 1986.