Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Ruth Warrick Archive Interview: 'The Guiding Light,' 'As the World Turns,' 'Peyton Place' and 'All My Children'

Actress Ruth Warrick passed away eight years ago today at age 88. In 1999 she reflected on her long career in films and television in an interview with the Archive For American Television.

Below are the fascinating parts of the interview that focus on her soap roles in The Guiding Light (Janet Johnson), As the World Turns (Edith Hughes), Peyton Place (Hannah Cord) and All My Children (Phoebe Tyler Wallingford).

Part 4 below includes Warrick's comments on acting in The Guiding Light and the show's creator, Irna Phillips.

In Part 5 Warrick covers being cast on As the World Turns, on playing Hannah Cord on Peyton Place.

Part 6 includes more Peyton Place memories, and being cast on All My Children as Phoebe Tyler.

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