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Billy Miller (ex-Richie) has passed away at the age of 43. More UPDATED: His mother posted a statement that cleared up any confusion about his death.

Older news:

Jeffrey Carlson (Zarf/Zoe) passed away July 10 at the age of 48...

Soap vet Nicolas Coster (ex-Steve) passed away 6/27 at age 89. He was also in soaps Young Dr. Malone, Our Private World, Somerset, Dallas, Another World, One Life to Live, Santa Barbara, As the World Turns and The Bay as well as many movies and TV shows. His role as Lionel in Santa Barbara is what he was most known for. He was still working until the end, recently guest-starring on "The Rookie" on ABC.

From Soap Opera Digest 7/10: Susan Lucci will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement award whenever the Daytime Emmys return.

Congratulations to Kelly Ripa (ex-Hayley) for once again being nominated for a Daytime Emmy for her show, "Live with Kelly and Ryan," for Outstanding Daytime Talk Series and Outstanding Daytime Talk Series Host.

Lindsay Price-Stone (ex-An Li) and her husband, celebrity chef Curtis Stone, hosted a specialty show in November and December on QVC and HSN called "In the Spirit with Lindsay & Curtis."

Michael Sabatino (ex-Dr. Kinder), Cady McClain (ex-Dixie), and many other soap stars appear in "Venice: The Series." Seasons 1 and 2 can be streamed on Youtube for free. Seasons 3, 4, 5 and 6 can be purchased on Vimeo. You can also buy past seasons on DVD.  Season 6 just started and airs every Friday. More Info

Hayley Ripa and Mark Conseulos have produced two films for Lifetime, one 10/6 and one 10/15. The latter, "Let's Get Physical," stars their son, Michael. Read our interview with him and more!

Bobbie Eakes, Finola Hughes, Melissa Claire Egan, Vincent Irizarry, Eva La Rue, Susan Lucci, Cameron Mathison, Tonya Pinkins, Eden Riegel, Chrishell Stause and Walt Willey and many other soap stars appeared in “ABC Daytime: Back on Broadway” which was streamed Thursday, Feb. 11. You can see it now on  YouTube.

 From Soap Opera Digest Issue for June 27: Chrishell Stause (ex-Amanda) won the MTV awards for Best Reality Show for her Netflix series, "Selling Sunset."

In Soap Opera Digest issue for May 16, Carrie Genzel (ex-Skye) is featured in a "Where Are They Now?" interview.

Kelly Ripa (ex-Hayley) was nominated for a Daytime Emmy again for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host, and her show "Live with Kelly and Ryan" was nominated for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show. See the full list!

Susan Lucci talks about her heart disease

According to Soap Opera Digest's 2/21 issue, Fans voted for their favorite "bad girls," and Erica was tied for #3 (with Sheila from B&B and Y&R) with 14% of the vote.

According to Soap Opera Digest's 2/14 issue, Peter Bergman (ex-Cliff), Cameron Mathison (Ryan), Ian Buchanan (ex-Greg) and others appear in a series of short form YouTube videos that are supposed to be behind-the-scenes of a fictional soap called "THIS SHOW SUCKS: Truth + Consequences." Jim Warren, who is most known for photographing soap stars, is the brain behind the series. You can find the videos here.

According to Soap Opera Digest's 1/31 issue, William Christian (Derek) will be joining Days of Our Lives starting 1/26.

Also, Josh Duhamel (Leo) is engaged to model Audra Mari.

According to Soap Opera Digest's 1/17 issue, Chrishell Stause (ex-Amanda) has ended her long-term relationship with Jason Oppenheimer, whom she met last year on "Selling Sunset."

Mark Consuelos has left the role of Hiram on "Riverdale."

According to Soap Opera Digest's 11/1 issue, Victoria Platt (ex-Corinne) and her actor husband Terrell Tilford (ex-David, GL) are divorcing after 20 years of marriage.

Melvin van Peebles (ex-Mel) passed away. His son, Mario, played Samuel in 2008, and Melvin appeared briefly as his dad. More Info

Micki Grant (ex-Mrs. Remington) passed away 8/21. She was credited as being the first black contract player on daytime when she played Peggy on "Another World" for 7 years, 1965-1972. She was nominated for three Tonys for her work on Broadway, where she was the first black director.

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

Ray MacDonnell Passed Away

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!

Kelly Ripa (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).  Full List

Amanda Seyfried (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.

Ben Jörgensen (ex-Kevin) died 10/ 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. More  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.

Chat 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.

Soap vet John Callahan Dead at 66 (ex-Edmund)

Kelly Ripa (ex-Hayley) mourns his death

Elizabeth Hendrickson (ex-Maggie/Frankie) Welcomes Daughter Josephine James

Roscoe Born (ex-Jim) 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 Goldin (ex-Jake).

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 divorced.

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. More Info

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 In-Memoriam montage 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"! More Info Two great articles about it. EW 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 sweet video.

Soap fans, make sure you subscribe to Jacob Young's (ex-J.R.) new talk show, "Daytime After Dark" on YouTube! Review

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 Deadline.

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 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

Tom Wopat (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,Rio & Kai Goldin

 Y&R; 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

 Ruben 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.
 Kelly 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 director.
Full List of Daytime Emmy Nominations
Click here for the winners!

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 up.

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, 2017.

Watch a wonderful tribute to Agnes Nixon!

In-Memoriam montage 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 Hope Creator).

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 Live."

Jennifer Bassey (ex-Marian, AMC) is engaged to marry actor George Bamford, who popped the question in Hawaii. For the full story, click here.

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, MA.

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 in LA.

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 not hurt. 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.

Page updated 9/18/23

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