Friday, April 29, 2011

Today in Soap Opera History

On this date in...

1983: Kathy Bates debuted on ALL MY CHILDREN as a prisoner who would beat up Erica Kane.

2005: Legendary writer and producer Bill Bell died at age 78.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Celeste Holm (ex-Isabella, LOVING; ex-Anna, FALCON CREST) - 94
Joseph R. Sicari (ex-Freddy, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 72
Kate Mulgrew (ex-Mary, RYAN'S HOPE) - 56
Leslie Jordan (ex-Brother Boy, SORDID LIVES) - 56
Susan Pratt (ex-Claire, GUIDING LIGHT; ex-Barbara, ALL MY CHILDREN; ex-Charlotte, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Elizabeth, LOVING; ex-Annie, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 55
Eve Plumb (ex-Dora, DAYS OF OUR LIVES; ex-June, ALL MY CHILDREN; ex-Jan, THE BRADYS) - 53
Jack Armstrong (ex-Carson, DAYS OF OUR LIVES; ex-Chad, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL; ex-Kevin, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Greg, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 53

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