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NEWS AND INFORMATION!
Former OLTL head writer Michael Malone passed away. He penned some
of the best stories, including Marty's rape and Billy's coming out.
created some of the most amazing characters, such as Patrick, Marty,
Todd, Nora, RJ, Carlo, Luna, Alex, Andrew, David and more.
Griggs (ex-Stephanie) has been battling cancer. She's entering
hospice now. It was posted today on her FB page.
Alderson, Melissa Archer, Kathy Brier, Kassie DePaiva, BethAnn
Fuenmayor, David Gregory, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Catherine Hickland,
Mark Lawson, Hillary B. Smith, Jason Tam, Brittany Underwood and Bree
Williamson and many other soap stars appeared in “ABC Daytime: Back on
Broadway” which was streamed Thursday, Feb. 11. You can see it now on
According to Soap Opera Digest, June 13 issue: Marnie
Schulenburg (ex-Jo) passed away from breast cancer at age 37.
Banes (ex-Eve McBain) appears in 2 episodes of "The Orville" this
season on HULU as diplomat Speria Balask. Unfortunately, the
actress died last June when she was hit by a scooter in NYC while
crossing the street.
From the March 28 issue of Soap Opera Digest: Julia Montgomery (ex-Sam)
plays a real estate agent for one day on Y&R. She left over 40 years ago
to raise her family, but she shared that Phil Carey (Asa) relied
completely on the teleprompter (all the others memorized their lines),
which she found very boring. She said she would have signed on for more
work if they hadn't paired her with him. She also shared that insight
with Dustin Hoffman when she was in the movie "Tootsie," so the doctor
in the movie relies on the teleprompter, and that's based on her
experience with Phil Carey.
According to Soap Opera Digest's 2/14 issue, Kristen Alderson
(ex-Starr), Eddie Alderson (ex-Matthew), David Fumero (ex-Cristian),
Billy Warlock (ex-Ross), 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
According to Soap Opera Digest's 11/1 issue, Terrell
Tilford (ex-Greg) and his wife, soap star Victoria Platt, are divorcing
after 20 years of marriage.
Help fund Season 3 Part 2 of "The It Girls on the Stoop" starring
veteran soap actresses
B. Smith (ex-Nora) and
Crystal Chappell (ex-Maggie)!
See past seasons here
Jonathan Groff (ex-Henry) is nominated for an
Emmy for Supporting Actor, Limited Series or Movie for his role in “Hamilton.”
Elise Goldsberry is also nominated for an
Emmy for Supporting Actress, Limited Series or a Movie for her role in
“Hamilton.” The Emmys will air Sunday, September 19, 2021 on CBS.
Wendy Williams (ex-Phyllis)' show "The
Wendy Williams Show" is nominated for a Daytime Emmy this year for
David Fumero (ex-Cristian) and Nathan Purdee (ex-Hank) talk
about what they've each been up to in the October 26th issue of SOD.
Veteran actor Kevin Dobson passed away
David A. Gregory (Ford) was married
May 16 to his girlfriend, Jennifer Noble. Most of the guests were on
The cast recently reunionted twice on YouTube.
Reunion #1 and
ABC will air a special, "Story of the Soaps,"
died from the coronavirus. He was 69. He was best known for
"Desperately Seeking Susan" (see photo). He was married to
Zarish, who played Janet on "One Life to Live" in 2009. She was
Marty's nurse (I believe that was when Todd/Victor held her
and she didn't remember who she was). They both did a lot of work on the
stage as well as TV and movies. Very sad. That's far too young. :(
Terrence McNally Passed Away (ex-Dr. Lynch, 93-94)
passed away at the age of 69.
From Soap Opera Digest 2/24/20 issue: Soap veteran Marj
Dusay passed away January 28, as previously reported. Various actors who
worked with her a lot talk about her, including Robin Strasser (Dorian).
Set in Llanview, Pennsylvania, "One Life to Live" premiered on July 15,
1968 on ABC and last aired on January 13, 2012 after 43-1/2
OLTL aired 40 new episodes at Hulu.com from Monday,
April 29, 2013, until Monday, August 19, 2013.
According to the 12/16/19 issue of Soap Opera Digest,
David Gregory (ex-Ford) and his girlfriend Jennifer got engaged.
Former Emmy-winning Writer Lisa de Cazotte Passed Away
Brian Tarantina (ex-Lucky) died
In the Soap Opera Digest issue for
August 26, it was reported that Former production designer/art director
(and Emmy winner) Sy Tomashoff passed away at the age of 96. He also
worked on "Dark Shadows" and many other soaps. Also, Roger Howarth
(Todd) is featured in an article.
In the Soap Opera Digest issue August 19,
a "Where Are They Now?" article includes Fiona Hutchison (ex-Gabrielle).
In the July 8 issue of Soap Opera Digest, Linda Dano (ex-Rae) is
featured in a short interview.
Tuc Watkins (David) 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!
Judith Light (ex-Karen) has won the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award
Daytime Emmy nominations! Heather Tom (Kelly, now on B&B) - Outstanding
Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Kassie DePaiva (ex-Blair, now on Days) -
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. Cady Huffman
(ex-Paige) - Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Digital Daytime Drama
Series. Wendy Williams (ex-Phyllis) is nominated for a Daytime Emmy for
her work in "The Wendy Williams Show" in the category Outstanding
Informative 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!
Two great articles about "Boys in the Band" on Broadway, starring Tuc
The mother of the late Nathaniel Marston (ex-Al/Michael), Elizabeth, recently
posted on Facebook that she was thinking about suicide. Fans were very worried,
and some called the police (which is also what Facebook suggests doing if you
think someone is in danger). Apparently she was then upset about the police
contacting her, and a friend of hers on Facebook, Lisa, asked everyone to stop
calling the police. Lisa assures us that she's fine.
Ebersole (ex-Maxie) is nominated for a Tony Award for Best Leading
Actress in a Musical for "War Paint." The Tony Awards air June 11 on CBS.
Gina Tognoni (ex-Kelly) won a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lead
Actress in a Drama Series (for her work on Y&R).
Scott Clifton (ex-Schuyler) won a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding
Lead Actor in a Drama Series (for his work on B&B).
Heather Tom (another ex-Kelly) is nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding
Lead Actress in a Drama Series (for her work on B&B).
Michael Lowry (ex-Ross) was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lead
Actor in a Digital Daytime Drama Series for his role in "Tainted Dreams."
Vanita Harbour (ex-Rika) was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding
Supporting or Guest Actress in a Digital Daytime Drama Series for "Conversations
Wendy Williams (ex-Phyllis) was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for
Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host.
"Give" was nominated for a Daytime
Emmy for Outstanding Children's or Family Viewing Series. Blair Underwood
(ex-Bobby) is one of the Executive Producers.
List of Daytime Emmy Nominations Click here for the
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!
Kassie DePaiva (ex-Eve, Days; ex-Blair,
OLTL), who was diagnosed in 2016 with acute myeloid leukemia, announced on
February 4, 2017, that she is now cancer free!
In 2016, 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
Alderson (ex-Matthew, OLTL), brother of Kristen Alderson (ex-Starr, OLTL &
GH; ex-Kiki, GH), was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma, a very treatable
form of cancer. He began chemotherapy on Monday, November 14, 2016 and is
Claire Labine died on November 10, 2016 at 82. She created Ryan's Hope as
well as many beautiful stories for GH, OLTL, & GL.
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."
Tika Sumpter (ex-Layla), 36, is expecting her first child, a girl, in
Fall, 2016 with actor Nicholas "Nick" James Muscarella who plays Officer
Justin in OWN's "Have And Have Nots" while Tika plays
Jensen Ackles (ex-Eric, Days) and his wife, actress Danneel
Harris Ackles (ex-Shannon, OLTL) are expecting twins, a boy and a girl, who
will join big sis, JJ.
Corbin Bleu (ex-Jeffrey) married Sasha Clements on July 23, 2016, in Santa
The 68th Primetime Emmy Award nominations were announced on Thursday,
July 14, 2016. Judith Light (ex-Karen, OLTL) was nominated as Outstanding
Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Shelly Pfefferman in
the Amazon Prime series "Transparent." To
see the full list, click here. The award show will be held live on
Sunday, September 18 at 7 pm ET /4 pm PT on ABC.
Tom Degnan (ex-Joey, OLTL; ex-Adam, ATWT) married actress Erin Cummings
(ex-Ann, B&B) on Saturday, July 2, 2016, at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart
at the University of Notre Dame.
Jensen Buchanan (ex-Elise, Y&R; ex-Marley/Vicky, AW & ATWT; ex-Sarah, OLTL;
ex-Melissa, GH & PC) was arrested for driving under the influence on the
morning of May 18, 2016, when her black 2016 Mercedes drifted across a
double yellow line and slammed into a 2014 Ford C-Max at 6:20 a.m. in
Buellton, near Santa Barbara. While her injuries were considered minor, the
other driver was treated for "major injuries" at Cottage Hospital.
Renee Elise Goldsberry (ex-Evangeline, OLTL) won a 2016 Tony as Best
Featured Actress in a Musical for her role in the Broadway smash hit
"Hamilton" on June 12, 2016.
(ex-Henry, OLTL), who was nominated for a 2016 Tony as the king in
"Hamilton," left the role on April 9 to begin filming the lead role in David
Fincher's new Netflix series Mindhunter.
"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.
Sean Ringgold (ex-Shaun) and Nicole Johnson welcomed a daughter, Skylar Elaine Ringgold, on April 1, 2016.
Ms. Johnson has a 10-year-old son named Parker.
David & Melissa Fumero (ex-Cristian & Adriana) welcomed a son,
Enzo, on March 24, 2016. They've been married since December 2007.
Peter Brown (ex-Dr. Greg Peters, Days; ex-Blake Hayes, B&B; ex-Robert
Laurence, Y&R; ex-Roger Forbes, Loving; ex-Charles Sanders III, OLTL) passed
away at 80 on March 21, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. He is survived by his wife
Kerstin and two sons, Matthew & Joshua.
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 tonight for Best performance by an actor in
a supporting role in a series, for his role in "Mr. Robot" on USA Network.
Patricia Elliott, who played Asa's frequent wife, Renee Divine, on OLTL
on and off from 1987-2011, has passed away at the age of 77 after a battle
Judith Light (ex-Karen) received her first Golden Globe nomination as
Best Supporting actress in a TV series for her portrayal of Shelly
Pfefferman in Amazon Prime's "Transparent." She already has 2 Daytime Emmys
and 2 Tony's. The award show will air live on Sunday, January 10, 2016, from
the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, CA, at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT.
Erin Torpey (ex-Jessica) gave birth to her second child, Asher Davies von
Watts, on Saturday, December 5, 2015. She and husband, actor Hamilton von
Watts, have a 5-year-old son, Izaiah.
Nathaniel Marston (ex-Al/Michael) was paralyzed in a crash Friday, October
30, 2015, after falling asleep at the wheel of his pick-up truck in Reno,
Nevada. He was ejected through the windshield and crushed several vertebrae in
his neck and back. Sadly, he passed away on November 11. His mother, Elizabeth
Jackson, wrote on her Facebook page: "Had Nathaniel lived he would have required
a ventilator and would never have been able to utter one more word and would
have been sentenced to life as a quadriplegic -- a
condition that Nate would have never have been able to tolerate."
Jenni "JWoww" Farley, who played Nikki on TOLN's OLTL reboot,
and her husband Roger Mathews had a baby girl, Meilani Alexandra Mathews, on
July 13, 2014. They married on October 18, 2015, and are expecting their
second child in May, 2016.
Casper Van Dien (ex-Ty, OLTL) filed for divorce from Catherine Oxenberg.
They have two daughters, Maya & Celeste.
BethAnn Bonner (ex-Talia, OLTL) and her wife Maria Fuenmayor welcomed
twins, Ruby Colette & Simon Lucas on September 22, 2015.
See the gorgeous babies here!
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