Monday, February 6, 2012

Today in Soap Opera History (February 6)

On this date in...

1973: On ANOTHER WORLD, Jim and Mary had dinner with Pat and John.

1992: On THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, in the hospital Nikki finally woke up.

2009: Longtime ONE LIFE TO LIVE actor Philip Carey (Asa) died at age 83.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Zsa Zsa Gabor (ex-Lydia, AS THE WORLD TURNS) - 95
Mike Farrell (ex-Milton, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES) - 73
Michael Tucker (ex-Harry, RYAN'S HOPE) - 67
Robert Townsend (Producer, LOS AMERICANS; DIARY OF A SINGLE MOM) - 55
Ben Lawson (ex-Liam, THE DEEP END; ex-Frazer, NEIGHBOURS) - 32
Alice Greczyn (Mads, THE LYING GAME) - 26

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1 comment:

  1. Mike Farrell also played Scott Banning on Days of Our Lives from 1968-1970.

    Scott Banning was the adopted father of David Banning, the child Julie gave up for adoption as a teen.