Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Today in Soap Opera History (November 29)

On this date in...

1969: Robert Milli debuted as Wayne Addison in ANOTHER WORLD.  Ada and Ernie were married (offscreen) that day.

1984: On THE EDGE OF NIGHT, Liz (Marcia Cross) wanted to be left alone.

1989: Gregory Burke debuted as Ben Reade on GUIDING LIGHT.

1994: Cynthia Watros debuted on GUIDING LIGHT as Annie Dutton.

1995: On GENERAL HOSPITAL, Stone died after asking Robin to stand in the light by the window so he could see her. Read our interview with Michael Sutton, who played Stone, here. And check out our interview with former GH exec producer Wendy Riche here. Check back on Dec. 1 for our annual World AIDS Day features.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
John Ashton (ex-Mickey, DOCTORS/ex-Cahill, EASTENDERS) - 63
Tom Wright (ex-Eugene, ALL MY CHILDREN; ex-Colt, SEARCH FOR TOMORROW) - 59
Charles Grant (ex-Grant, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL; ex-Evan, ANOTHER WORLD; ex-Preacher, THE EDGE OF NIGHT; ex-Connor, SANTA BARBARA) - 54
Kim Delaney (ex-Jenny, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 53
Jane Cameron (ex-Nancy, ANOTHER WORLD)

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