Kate Linder - Young and the Restless - Kate Linder was cast as Esther Valentine on The Young and the Restless over 38 years ago. She remains a key member of the top-rated daytime drama's cast. In 2008, Linder received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Linder was elected to two terms as the Television Academy's Governor of Daytime Programming Peer Group and was elected to multiple terms as a SAG-AFTRA board member.
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She enjoys the best of both worlds — on the air and in the air. "Acting is my life and my creative satisfaction," says Linder. She never quit her pre-Y&R weekend job as a United Airlines flight attendant because it keeps her grounded.