Friday, January 27, 2012

Today in Soap Opera History (January 27)

On this date in...

1972: On THE EDGE OF NIGHT, Nancy called Martha with an invitation to Vic and Laurie's engagement party.

1983: Actor Robert Christian died of AIDS-related complications on January 27, 1983 in New York City at age 43. Christian had roles on ALL MY CHILDREN and SEARCH FOR TOMORROW, but his biggest soap role was as Bob Morgan on ANOTHER WORLD.

1984: On ONE LIFE TO LIVE, Simon came to say goodbye to Cassie.

1988: On ANOTHER WORLD, Felicia and Mitch became engaged.

1993: On AS THE WORLD TURNS, Neal received an offer she couldn't refuse.

1997: Florencia Lozano debuted as Téa Delgado on ONE LIFE TO LIVE.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
James Cromwell (ex-George, SIX FEET UNDER; ex-Gerald, DALLAS) - 72
Mimi Rogers (ex-Blair, PAPER DOLLS) - 56
Carrington Garland (ex-Kelly, SANTA BARBARA) - 48
Alan Cumming (Eli, THE GOOD WIFE; ex-Billie, THE L WORD) - 47
Lisa Cerasoli (ex-Venus, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 43
Davetta Sherwood (ex-Lily, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) - 28

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1 comment:

  1. Wow--Thanks A Million For These Super-Cool Clips From AW & ATWT--I Love Them!

    Also, I Warmly Remember Robert Christian's Work As Bob Morgan On AW!

    Brian :-)