Today in Soap Opera History (August 9)

On this date in...

1935: Future daytime legend Beverlee McKinsey was born. She died in 2008. Kim Zimmer writes lovingly about McKinsey in her new book which was released last week.

1938: Actor Clint Ritchie, known for his many years as Clint on ONE LIFE TO LIVE, was born. He died in 2009.

1993: On DAYS OF OUR LIVES, Bo (Robert Kelker Kelly) had memories of Carly.



Celebrating a birthday today are:
Micheal Storm (ex-Larry, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 72
Melanie Griffith (ex-Brandie, NIP/TUCK) - 55
Amanda Bearse (ex-Amanda, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 53
Whitney Houston (AS THE WORLD TURNS Guest Star) - 48
Gillian Anderson (ex-Scully, THE X-FILES) - 43
Mark Povinelli (ex-Wally, PASSIONS) - 40
Liz Vassey (ex-Emily Ann, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 39
Kevin McKidd (Owen, GREY'S ANATOMY) - 38
Texas Battle (Marcus, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL) - 35
Jessica Capshaw (Arizona, GREY'S ANATOMY) - 35
Rhona Mitra (ex-Claire, THE GATES; ex-Kiva, SGU; ex-Kit, NIP/TUCK; ex-Holly Marie, PARTY OF FIVE) - 35
Charlie David (ex-Toby, DANTE'S COVE) - 31

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1 comment:

  1. Very ironic, as I had a dream last night where Clint Ritchie was back playing Clint. RIP, Mr. Ritchie...as well as your Pa Asa, Phil Carey. Both are sadly missed.

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