‘Y&R’ and ‘B&B’ Statements on the Passing of Co-Creator Lee Phillip Bell

Lee Phillip Bell, The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful

As previously reported, Lee Phillip Bell, co-creator of “” and “” has died. She was 91 years old.

The social media handles for both daytime dramas have published a statement on her passing, which reads as follows: “We are deeply saddened by the news of the passing of a member of our CBS family and Daytime community, Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist, and co-creator of ‘Y&R’ and ‘B&B,’ Lee Phillip Bell. She was a pioneer in television and will be missed dearly.”

An additional statement published on the @YRInsider handle said, “Mrs. Bell was our Co-Creator, a television pioneer, and an extraordinary woman who touched the lives of those around her. Her contributions are endless and we will miss her tremendously. Our deepest sympathies to The Bell Family.”

In addition to her children,   and  Martin,  Bell is survived by daughters-in-law  and Ambassador , her son-in-law  and eight grandchildren.

In addition to her children,  William James BellBradley Phillip Bell and Lauralee Bell Martin,  Bell is survived by daughters-in-law Maria Arena Bell and Ambassador Colleen Bell, her son-in-law Scott Martin and eight grandchildren.