By Lynette Rice
Updated June 03, 2010 at 08:35 PM EDT

Image Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty ImagesLauralee Bell will briefly reprise her role as Christine Blair on The Young and The Restless beginning July 15, EW has learned. The actress — who spent 18 years on the top-rated daytime drama before exiting in August 2006 (her character left Genoa City for an unspecified reason) — will return to the show’s Los Angeles set on June 11. Her return is expected to last about a month, during which time Christine will reunite with Paul and Nina — and harbor some secrets that will impact them and their children.

Restless was created by Bell’s parents, Lee Phillip Bell and William J. Bell. She also portrayed her role on CBS’ The Bold and the Beautiful in 2007.