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All My Children-related news from 2004
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Cady McClain
January 2004
Cady McClain (Rosanna Cabot) will continue to be a "valued member of As The World Turns," according to an official statement from As The World Turns' executive producer Christopher Goutman.
Natalia Cigliuti
January 2004
Daytime newcomer Natalia Cigliuti has been cast as All My Children's new Anita Santos Warner.
Tanisha Lynn
February 2004
All My Children has finally found an actress to play the role of Danielle Frye, the daughter of acting Pine Valley Police Chief Derek Frye and his ex-wife, Mimi Reed.
Richard Shoberg
February 2004
All My Children alum Richard Shoberg (Tom Cudahy) will reprise his long-time time and Emmy nominated role in March.
What was the biggest AMC news story in 2004?
 MAR: AMC, OLTL join forces for baby swapping storyline   35% 
 JUL: Eva LaRue, John Callahan announce real-life separation   34% 
 AUG: Marcy Walker's (Liza) contract is not renewed by ABC   13% 
 JAN: Cady McClain (ex-Dixie) says she's not returning to AMC   9% 
 APR: Thorsten Kaye signs on to play AMC's Zach   3% 
 Other   2% 
 APR: Head writer Megan McTavish signed to new contract   2% 
 MAY: Amelia Heinle to exit role as Mia Saunders   0% 
 NOV: Former AMC stars axed by their new soaps   0% 
 NOV: Christian Campbell (Bobby) to be written out in 2005   0% 

Marc Menard
February 2004
Though seldom seen on-screen, Marc Menard's (Boyd Larraby) days in Pine Valley are coming to a close.
Ellen Wheeler
February 2004
Two time Emmy Award-winning actress, director, and producer Ellen Wheeler (ex-Cindy Chandler) has been named Executive Producer of Guiding Light, effective immediately. Wheeler will replace outgoing EP John Conboy.
Olga Sosnovska
March 2004
Olga Sosnovska (Lena Kundera) has announced that she will exit All My Children later this year to pursue other projects.
March 2004
According to a show insider, All My Children execs may be contemplating a return to Pine Valley by Jake Martin.
Thorsten Kaye
April 2004
Though nothing official has been said by either side, there are strong indications that Thorsten Kaye (ex-Ian Thornhart, Port Charles; ex-Patrick Thornhart, One Life to Live) may soon be joining the cast of All My Children.
Thorsten Kaye
April 2004
It's official -- as reported by Soap Central earlier this month, Thorsten Kaye (ex-Ian Thornhart, Port Charles; ex-Patrick Thornhart, One Life to Live) has joined the cast of All My Children.
Megan McTavish
April 2004
According to network sources, Megan McTavish has inked a deal that will allow her to continue on as head writer of All My Children.
Amelie Heinle
May 2004
Though unconfirmed by ABC, there are rumblings that Amelie Heinle (Mia Saunders) will exit All My Children this summer.
Robin Mattson
May 2004
In what is being seen as a casting surprise, Robin Mattson will reprise the role of Heather Grant Webber on General Hospital next month.
Leven Rambin
May 2004
Soap opera newcomer Leven Rambin has landed the contract role of Lily Montgomery, Jack's adopted daughter.
May 2004
Mark La Mura (Mark Dalton) reprises his role as Erica's half-brother in July. La Mura will return for a two-day engagement, part of a very special episode focusing on Erica Kane.
Marcy Walker
June 2004
For several weeks, rumors of Marcy Walker's (Liza Colby) so-called impending exit from All My Children have quietly made their way around the Internet. Now, an article about these rumors has fanned the flames - and many are questioning if the Emmy-winning actress will, in fact, be leaving Pine Valley.
June 2004
Brian Gaskill (Oscar Marone), who joined the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful in September 2003 to much fanfare, has decided that he will effectively step away from the show.
John Callahan
July 2004
In a statement on her official web site, actress Eva LaRue Callahan (Maria Santos) has confirmed that she and her All My Children co-star husband John Callahan (Edmund Grey) have decided to separate.
Marcy Walker
August 2004
An ABC spokesperson has now confirmed that Marcy Walker's (Liza Colby) contract with All My Children has not been renewed. However, ABC Daytime Brian Frons says he hopes that Walker will continue with the show on a recurring basis.
David Tom
September 2004
Relative newcomer David Tom (Paul Cramer) will be exiting One Life to Live within the next few weeks. His exit is expected to spark more crossovers between One Life to Live and All My Children and, ultimately, bring about a resolution to the shows' baby-swapping storyline.
Grant Aleksander
September 2004
A spokesperson for Guiding Light has confirmed what Internet rumors have hinted at for a week now - Emmy-nominated Grant Aleksander (Phillip Spaulding) has been let go from Guiding Light.
Colleen Dion
September 2004
There is ongoing chatter in some B&B circles that the show is trying to recast the role of Felicia Forrester. The character of Felicia was brought back to The Bold and the Beautiful in July when soap veteran Colleen Dion (AMC's ex-Leslie Coulson) reprised the role that she had previously created in 1992.
Marcy Walker
September 2004
Marcy Walker (Liza Colby) makes what could very well be her final appearance on All My Children this week. As reported previously by SoapCentral.com, Walker's contract with the show was not renewed.
Marcy Walker
October 2004
An All My Children spokesperson has announced that Marcy Walker (Liza Colby) has agreed to return to All My Children on a recurring basis.
Colleen Dion
November 2004
Little more than a month after word was handed down that Colleen Dion (Felicia Forrester) had been taken off contract because of "commuting" problems comes a statement by The Bold and the Beautiful that Dion will be exiting the show.
Grant Aleksander
November 2004
Emmy nominated and long-running Guiding Light star Grant Aleksander (Phillip Spaulding) has now taped his final episode with the CBS soap.
Christian Campbell
November 2004
Though it has yet to be confirmed by the network, Soap Central has learned that Christian Campbell (Bobby Warner) has been released from his contract with All My Children.

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