Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Today in Soap Opera History (March 27)

On this date in...

1953: On SEARCH FOR TOMORROW, Joanne tried to help a patient who is in a coma (played by Don Knotts).

1967: On DARK SHADOWS, Liz invited Jason McGuire to stay at Collinwood.

1980: On THE EDGE OF NIGHT, Logan confronted Raven about trying to take Jaimey.

1989: Sally Sussman Morina's GENERATIONS premiered on NBC.

1991: On THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, Thorne and Macy tried to resolve their family conflict.

2007: On ALL MY CHILDREN, Erica showed Kendall and Bianca how much she had done to keep Fusion. Stacy Haiduk debuted as Hannah.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Julian Glover (Grand Maester Pycelle, GAME OF THRONES) - 77
Jerry Lacy (ex-Lamar/Tony, DARK SHADOWS; ex-Simon, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Rick, LOVE OF LIFE; ex-Jonas, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS; ex-Stone, THE SECRET STORM) - 76
Tom Sullivan (ex-Michael, SEARCH FOR TOMORROW) - 75
Austin Pendleton (ex-Williams, OZ; ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 72
Michael York (ex-Charles, KNOTS LANDING) - 69
Caroline Williams (ex-Leslie, MODELS INC) - 55
Michael O'Leary (Michael, STEAMBOAT; ex-Rick, GUIDING LIGHT) - 54
Brian Tarantina (ex-Lucky/Ray, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 53
Dave Koz (Himself, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 49
Elizabeth Mitchell (ex-Dinah Lee, LOVING; ex-Juliet, LOST) - 42
Nathan Fillion (ex-Joey, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Adam, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES) - 41
Corey Page (ex-Richard, LOVING) - 37
Nicholas Rodriguez (Dan, THEN WE GOT HELP!; ex-Nick, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
Emily Ann Lloyd (ex-Betsy, KNOTS LANDING) - 28
Kerri Ann Darling (ex-Alli, ANOTHER WORLD) - 24

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