Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Today in Soap Opera History (February 6)

On this date in...

1973: Denise Alexander aired for the final time as Susan Hunter Martin in DAYS OF OUR LIVES.

1976: On DAYS OF OUR LIVES, Jennifer Rose Horton was born. The character is played today by Melissa Reeves.

1979: On ANOTHER WORLD, Rachel (Victoria Wyndham) was intrigued by Buzz's idea that she pay off Blaine. Buzz encouraged Blaine to bleed Rachel dry.

1992: On THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, a hospitalized Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) 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) - 96
Mike Farrell (ex-Milton, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES) - 74
Michael Tucker (ex-Harry, RYAN'S HOPE) - 68
Robert Townsend (Producer, LOS AMERICANS; DIARY OF A SINGLE MOM) - 56
Ben Lawson (ex-Liam, THE DEEP END; ex-Frazer, NEIGHBOURS) - 33
Alice Greczyn (Mads, THE LYING GAME) - 27

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1 comment:

  1. Mike Farrell was also the second of four actors to play Scott Banning, the adopted father of David Banning, husband to Julie, on Days of Our Lives. He played the role 1968-1970