Helen Wagner came in at #46 on the 50 Greatest Soap Actresses of All Time list in 2010. The beloved late actress would have been celebrating her 94th birthday today. Here are some classic clips of Wagner including her work on AS THE WORLD TURNS and VALIANT LADY.
TV Legends: The life and times of Helen Wagner from the Archive of American Television four-part interview in October 2004. This is fascinating and not to be missed.
Lifetime Achievement: Wagner was honored by the Daytime Emmys in 2004.
1953: Wagner appears as Trudy on VALIANT LADY
1963: Nancy's scene is interrupted by a CBS News bulletin about the shooting of President Kennedy.
1979: Nancy is surprised to see Joyce at her door.
1986: Chris and Nancy celebrate their 50th anniversary by singing "Always" with family and friends.
1988: Nancy tells Bob, Kim and Ellen that Dan asked her to get married.
1990: Nancy asks Kim to forgive Bob.
1993: Nancy prays for Dan when he doesn't show up.
2001: Jake sent Molly a stripper but he strips for Nancy instead.
2002: Nancy remembers Chris on Valentine's Day.
2006: Nancy is honored for giving 50 years to the Women's Service League.
2009: Nancy has advice for Katie.
2010: Nancy attends Bob and Kim's anniversary party/wedding.
2010: Helen Wagner's final scene as Nancy.