Sean Patrick Flanery Heads to The Young and the Restless! Jillian Bowe March 9, 2011 37 Comments TV Guide's Michael Logan is reporting movie star Sean Patrick Flanery has snagged a role on The Young and the Restless. The Boondock Saints star will play Sam, a small town veterinarian who will enter Sharon's (Sharon Case) orbit. Flanery will make his debut in April. Photo by PR Photos.