By Lynette Rice
Updated January 05, 2012 at 11:41 PM EST
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A popular hillbilly is coming to Genoa City!

EW has learned exclusively that a former star from CBS’ The Dukes of Hazzard will join The Young and the Restless beginning Feb. 7. And the actor is…

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Catherine Bach!

Best known for playing Daisy Duke, Bach will join the daytime sudser as Anita, the scheming mother of Chelsea (Melissa Claire Egan). Her first day on the set is Jan. 10.

Bach appeared on Dukes from 1979-1985 and is best remembered for sporting those trademark high-cut jean shorts. Remember her Daisy Duke poster? It sold millions.