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Melvin van Peebles (ex-Mel) passed away. His son, Mario, played Samuel in 2008,
and Melvin appeared briefly as his dad.
From Soap Opera Digest, 8/30/21: J.R. Martinez (Brot) and his wife Diana
welcomed their second child 8/2.
In the latest Soap Opera Digest 8/2/21:
SOD poll results were shown for Most Iconic Soap Character. Erica Kane was tied
at #1 (with Days' Marlena) with 19% of the vote.
Kane Women on
The Locher Room
Remembering the AMC and OLTL Revivals 10 Years Later
Congratulations to 2 former AMC actors for their Daytime Emmy wins this year:
Maurice Benard (ex-Nico, now Sonny on GH) for winning for Outstanding Special
Performance by a Lead Actor in a Drama Series; and to Cady McClain (ex-Dixie,
who played Jennifer this past year on Days of Our Lives) for winning a Daytime
Emmy for Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series!
(ex-Hayley) is nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Entertainment Talk
Show Host, and her show "Live with Kelly and Ryan" is nominated for Outstanding
Entertainment Talk Show (Syndicated).
(ex-Joni) is nominated for an Academy Award for her role in "Mank" on Netflix.
In the February 15 Soap Opera Digest, Mark Consuelos (ex-Mateo) talks about the
AMC reboot that he and wife Kelly Ripa (ex-Hayley) are doing.
From the Jan. 18 issue of SOD: Matt Borlenghi (Brian) and Aiden Turner (Aidan)
are shooting a movie called "Hunting Souls."
Kelly Ripa (ex-Hayley) and Mark Consuelos (ex-Mateo)
are developing a Primetime version of AMC called "Pine Valley!"
Matt Borlenghi (ex-Brian) talks about what he's been up to in the October 26th
issue of SOD.
(ex-Kevin) died 10/7...one of his former colleagues thinks that he was bipolar
and committed suicide, but that hasn't been confirmed officialy. He also went by
the name "Ben Monk" on stage. He is not the same Ben Jorgensen married to B&B
actress Katrina Bowden.
Chadwick Boseman (ex-Reggie) died from colon cancer. He was only 43. He had an
amazing film and TV career that was cut short too soon.
His AMC scenes
From Soap Opera Digest 9/7: Chrishell Stause (ex-Amanda) talks about her divorce
from fellow soap actor Justin Hartley in her reality show "Selling Sunset." She
claims that they had a fight, and then the next thing she knew, he was texting
her that he filed for divorce. Hartley has not commented publicly on the
divorce. His other ex-wife, Lindsay, recently said nice things about him. He is
reportedly dating Sofia Pernas (ex-Marisa).
Congratulations to Eva LaRue (ex-Maria), who won for Outstanding Guest Performer
in this year's Daytime Emmys!
In the 7/6 issue of Soap Opera Digest, Elizabeth Hendrickson (Maggie/Frankie)
talks about being a mom for the first time.
ABC will air a special, "Story of the Soaps," May 19.
today, Friday, 4/24 11am Pacific Time with Cady McClain (Dixie), Michael E.
Knight (Tad) and Cady's husband Jon Lindstrom (Kevin, GH)!
Jordi Vilasuso (ex-Griffin) and his family have tested
positive for the virus.
John Callahan Dead at 66 (ex-Edmund)
Kelly Ripa (ex-Hayley) mourns his death
Elizabeth Hendrickson (ex-Maggie/Frankie) Welcomes
Daughter Josephine James
passed away at the age of 69.
From Soap Opera Digest 2/24/20 issue: Soap veteran Marj Dusay (ex-Vanessa)
passed away January 28, as previously reported. Various actors who worked with
her a lot talk about her, including Vincent Irizarry (ex-David) and Ricky Paull
According to the February 10, 2020 issue of Soap Opera Digest: Alice Minshew was
interviewed on Soap Opera Digest's podcast. She said she would love to join one
of the four remaining soaps, now that her daughter is older.
Chrishell Stause (ex-Amanda) and her husband Justin Hartley are getting
This week's Soap Opera Digest (Nov. 11 issue) says that Michael E. Knight (Tad) will
be staying on GH longer than planned.
In the October 14 issue of Soap Opera Digest, Melissa Claire Egan (ex-Annie) is
featured in the short, one-page "Take Five" article.
Cameron Mathison (ex-Ryan) had kidney surgery for cancer, but it went well.
In the August 19 issue of Soap Opera Digest, an article
features photos from past soaps that Vincent Irizarry (ex-David) has
appeared in, including AMC. Also, Billy Miller (ex-Richie) is leaving GH as
Drew. No last airedate has been given.
Watch this touching tribute to the show's late creator, Agnes Nixon as well as an
of beloved late AMC actors from Hallmark Channel's "Home & Family" episode that
featured AMC guest-stars.
In the July 8 issue of Soap Opera Digest, Linda Dano (ex-Rae)
is featured in a short interview.
Matt Bomer (ex-Ian) was in the Broadway play "The Boys in the Band." It won a
Tony last night for "Best Revival of a Play"!
Two great articles about it.
Variety Also, they're filming the play for Netflix!
Congratulations to Kelly Ripa (ex-Hayley) and Ryan Seacrest for winning the
Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host for their syndicated
show, "LIVE with Kelly and Ryan."
Also, congratulations to Maurice Benard
(ex-Nico) for his Daytime Emmy win as Sonny on "General Hospital!"
Read the full list of Daytime Emmy winners.
Ex-AMC stars Maurice Benard (ex-Nico; now Sonny on GH) and Peter Bergman
(ex-Cliff; now Jack on Y&R) were nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama
Series. Liz Vassey (ex-Emily Ann) was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in
a Digital Daytime Drama Series. Kelly Ripa (ex-Hayley) and her co-host Ryan
Seacrest are nominated for a Daytime Emmy for their show "LIVE With Kelly and
Ryan" for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host.
Don't miss the Daytime
Emmys, streaming online Sunday, May 5, at 8 p.m. ET.
Everything you need to know about this year's Daytime Emmys!
Soap vet Malachy McCourt (ex-Father Clarence) serenades New York Congresswoman
Alexandria Orcasio-Cortez in this
Soap fans, make sure you subscribe to Jacob Young's (ex-J.R.) new talk show, "Daytime
After Dark" on YouTube!
According to Soap Opera Digest 7/30 issue, Kelly Ripa (ex-Hayley) and Mark
Consuelos (ex-Mateo) are developing a new drama for Freeform, "How the Other
Half Hamptons." Based on a book of that name. More info from
Also, Jeff Branson (ex-Jonathan) is featured in a short article.
AMC premiered on January 5, 1970, set in Pine Valley, Pennsylvania.
After more than 41 years, it last aired on ABC on Friday, September 23, 2011.
New episodes aired at
Hulu.com from April 29 -
September 2, 2013.
Michael B. Jordan (ex-Reggie) is nominated for Best Actor for a BET Award
tonight, shown simultaneously on MTV, VH1, BET, and TVLAND Sunday, June 24 8P/7C
More info at
(ex-Hank) is charged with assaulting a 16-year-old girl.
Ricky Paull Goldin (ex-Jake, AMC; ex-Jesse, B&B; ex-Gus, GL; ex-Gary,
ex-Dean, AW) and Gretta Monahan welcomed another boy named Rio on June 12, 2017, to join
big brother Kai.
Alexandra Daddario (ex-Laurie) is nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Comedy
Movie Actress (#ChoiceComedyMovieActress) for “Baywatch”. Abigail Spencer is
nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress
(#ChoiceSciFiTVActress) for "Timeless".
Vote now! The show Airs Sunday, August 13,
LIVE on FOX
Santiago-Hudson (ex-Zeke) is nominated for a Tony Award for Best
Direction of a Play for "Jitney."
The Tony Awards air Sunday, June 11 on CBS.
Peter Bergman (ex-Cliff) was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding
Lead Actor in a Drama Series (for his work on Y&R).
Vincent Irizarry (ex-David) was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding
Lead Actor in a Drama Series (for his work on DOOL).
Finola Hughes (ex-Alex/Anna) was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding
Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (for her work on GH).
Michael Lowry (ex-Jake) was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lead
Actor in a Digital Daytime Drama Series for his role in "Tainted Dreams."
"The Bay: The series" was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Digital
Daytime Drama Series. Eric Nelsen (J.R.) is one of the producers.
Ripa (ex-Hayley) was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Entertainment
Talk Show Host.
"Venice The Series" was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for
Outstanding Digital Daytime Drama Series. Cady McClain (Dixie) was nominated as
List of Daytime Emmy Nominations
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Amanda Seyfried (ex-Joni) and actor Thomas Sadoski are expecting their
first child. They married on Sunday, March 12.
Leven Rambin (ex-Ava/Lily) married actor Jim Parrack on Saturday, October 10, 2015,
in Buda, Texas. See photos
here. UPDATE: On March 10, 2017, it was announced that they have split
Susan Lucci (ex-Erica) Auctions Designer Fashion for United Cerebral Palsy on
Friday, March 10, 2017, at 8 p.m. ET.
Richard Hatch (ex-Philip Brent, AMC) died on February 7, 2017, at the age of
71 in Santa Clarita, California, from Stage 4 pancreatic cancer and is survived
by one son, Paul.
Mark Steines, Eva LaRue (Maria), Debbie Matenopoulos, Peter Bergman (Cliff),
Taylor Miller (Nina), Susan Lucci (Erica), Eden Riegel (Bianca), Kathleen Noone
(Ellen), Lawrence Lau (Greg), Kim Delaney (Jenny), Michael E. Knight (Tad), &
Jill Larson (Opal) on Hallmark's Home & Family's AMC Reunion on February 2,
Watch a wonderful tribute to Agnes Nixon!
of beloved late AMC actors which brought copious tears to everyone's eyes.
At the Daytime Emmy Awards on Sunday, April 30, Susan Lucci
(ex-Erica, AMC) will take part in a tribute to Agnes Nixon (AMC, OLTL, & Ryan's
Christina Bennett Lind (ex-Bianca) announced that she is pregnant by debuting
her baby bump while promoting the new Amazon series "Z: The Beginning of
Everything," in which she plays Tallulah Bankhead.
If you loved AMC and/or OLTL and would like to see them back, please show
your support to ABC & Hulu. Right now, they are considering airing vintage
episodes & incorporating some characters into GH.
Click here to find out how
you can help make that happen!
With the dismissal of a 2013 lawsuit by Prospect Park on December 1,
2016, ABC regained the rights to "All My Children" & "One Life to
Jennifer Bassey (ex-Marian, AMC) is engaged to marry
actor George Bamford, who popped the question in Hawaii. For the full story,
Anthony Addabbo (ex-Rush/Jonny, B&B; ex-Jim, GL; ex-Dimitri, AMC) passed
away on October 18, 2016, at the age of 56. He is survived by his wife Elli
Pattino and his son Brandon Everest.
Ally Hirschlag (ex-Lizzie, GL), daughter of Julia Barr (ex-Brooke, AMC),
& Mark Stetson were married on October 1, 2016 on Pamet Harbor in Cape Cod,
Sam Page (ex-Trey) and wife Cassidy Boesch have a new son named Logan born on
September 27, 2016.
Thomas Larkin Malloy (ex-Travis Montgomery, AMC; ex-Kyle, GL; ex-Sky,
Edge of Night; Dr. Weston, ATWT; ex-Clay, Loving) passed away on September
29, 2016, after a heart attack at 62.
Agnes Nixon, creator of AMC & OLTL, died on September 27, 2016, at 93 in
Rosemont, PA of Parkinson's Disease. She also wrote for "Another World,"
"Guiding Light," & "Search for Tomorrow."
Gloria DeHaven (ex-Emma, AMC; ex-Sara, ATWT; ex-Bess, Ryan's Hope) passed
away on July 30, 2016, in Las Vegas, NV, at 91.
See Brian Gaskill (ex-Bobby)'s Donald Trump imitation!
Chrishell Stause (Bethany, Y&R; ex-Jordan, Days; ex-Amanda, AMC) & Justin
Hartley (Adam, Y&R; ex-Nicholas, Passions) became engaged at the end of July
2016 after being together for 2-1/2 years. She just celebrated her 35th
birthday on July 21. He is 39 with a 12-year-old daughter, Isabella, with
ex-wife Lindsay Hartley (ex-Cara, AMC).
Jordi Vilasuso (Dario, Days; ex-Griffin, AMC; ex-Tony, GL) and
his wife, Kaitlin, welcomed their second daughter on July 15, 2016, named
Everly Maeve Vilasuso. They have a
daughter, Riley Grace, 3.
Susan Lucci (ex-Erica) reunited with former AMC castmate Cameron Mathison
(ex-Ryan) in an interview for "Entertainment Tonight" on Friday, June 3, 2016.
After enjoying some flashback scenes of them together on the much-missed
soap, including a steamy kiss, Susan reveals that back in the day, the show
would add snaps to Cameron's shirt, so they could get it off as quickly as
possible! Susan herself, now 69, shows some skin in the new season of "Devious
Maids," posing naked on a couch with only a well-placed vase of flowers to
protect her modesty! Check
out this video of them reminiscing about the good old days on AMC.
"Ladies of the Lake," the new digital series based on the novel by Days'
Executive Producer Ken Corday, has announced its cast. Kyle Lowder (ex-Brady,
Days; ex-Rick, B&B), Arianne Zucker (Nicole, Days), John-Paul Lavoisier (Philip,
Days; ex-Rex, OLTL), Martha Madison (Belle, Days; ex-Elizabeth, GH; ex-Lola,
Passions), Wally Kurth (Justin, Days; Ned, GH), Marie Wilson (Summer, Days;
ex-Meg, ATWT; ex-Karen, PC & GH), Gordon Thomson (ex-Walter, Days; ex-Freeman,
Passions; ex-AJ, Sunset Beach; ex-Adam, Dynasty), John Callahan (ex-Edmund, AMC;
ex-Dr. Baker, Days; ex-Leo, GH), Patrika Darbo (ex-Nancy, Days), Lilly Melgar
(ex-Lily, GH; ex-Claudia, B&B), Jessica Morris (ex-Jennifer, OLTL) & Jillian
Clare (ex-Abby, Days) will appear in the new soap from Michael Caruso.
Jacob Young (Rick, B&B; ex-JR, AMC; ex-Lucky, GH) and wife Christen welcomed their third child, a girl
named Grace Elizabeth, on March 20, 2016 who joined Luke Wayne, 7, and Molly, 2.
They now live in a small town in northern Utah, from which Jake commutes to work
Mike Minor, who played Brandon Kingsley, one of Erica's men, on "All My
Children" from 1980-82, died on January 25, 2016, at the age of 75.
Christian Slater, who had small parts in "Edge of Night," "One Life to Live"
and "All My Children" when he was little, and played D.J. on "Ryan's Hope," won
a Golden Globe Award on Sunday, January 10 for Best Performance by an actor in a supporting
role in a series, for his role in "Mr. Robot" on USA Network.
Siri Pinter is Mark Pinter's (ex-Roger) daughter by his first wife. She's
married to NBC's Carson Daly and has a food blog at
David Canary (ex-Adam/Stuart; ex-Steve, AW) passed away on
November 16, 2015, at the age of 77, in Wilton, CT. Donations are welcome at this
Alzheimer Asso. Memorial Fund.
Susan Lucci (ex-Erica, AMC) and her daughter, Liza Huber Hesterberg
(ex-Gwen, Passions) revealed that one of Liza's four children, son Brendan,
7, has cerebral palsy, a form of prenatal brain damage, in hopes of reducing
stigma surrounding the condition.
Kelly Ripa (ex-Hayley) received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
located at 6834 Hollywood Blvd. on Monday, October 12, 2015.
Kelli Giddish (ex-Di, AMC) and her husband, Lawrence Faulborn, welcomed their
first child, Ludo, on October 6, 2015.
On Saturday, September 26, 2015, Brian Gaskill (ex-Bobby, AMC) and
his girlfriend, Ambika Leigh were sitting at a red light in LA when a car in a
high-speed chase crashed into them and totaled their Mercedes-Benz. They were
See the video here!
On October 3, 2015, Aiden Turner (Aidan) & Jessica Miller welcomed their first child together, a
son named Tristan. Turner has a daughter, Ciella, 6, from his previous marriage.
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