Today in Soap Opera History (September 12)
Posted by Roger Newcomb
On this date in...
1920: Future Daytime Emmy-winning actress Irene Dailey, best known to soap fans as Aunt Liz Matthews on ANOTHER WORLD, was born. She died in September 2008 at age 88.
1966: On DAYS OF OUR LIVES, Alice told Tom that knickers were "in" again. Check out the mid-1960s Salem fashion trends by watching the episode below.
1990: Robert Mailhouse debuted as Brian Scofield in DAYS OF OUR LIVES.
1994: On ONE LIFE TO LIVE, Luna took her first steps since being paralyzed.
2008: On THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, the FBI agents arrested Brad.
Celebrating a birthday today are:
Linda Gray (Sue Ellen, DALLAS; ex-Priscilla, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL) - 72
Tom Fontana (Producer/Writer, COPPER; OZ) - 61
Mary Kay Adams (ex-India, GUIDING LIGHT; ex-Neal, AS THE WORLD TURNS) - 50
Amy Yasbeck (ex-Olivia, DAYS OF OUR LIVES; ex-Carla, GENERATIONS) - 50
Will Chase (ex-Michael, SMASH) - 42
Paul Walker (ex-Brandon, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) - 39
Ben McKenzie (ex-Ryan, THE O.C.) - 34
Jennifer Hudson (Veronica, SMASH) - 31
Emmy Rossum (ex-Abigail, AS THE WORLD TURNS) - 26
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