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The Dankies: 2009-2010

Thousands upon thousands of fans of Guiding Light cast their votes by their choices for the best of GL. Here are their nominations and winners.
Following are the final results of the 2009-2010 Dankies for Guiding Light. Winners are marked with a right angle quote (»).

Outstanding Lead Actor
Grant Aleksander (Phillip Spaulding, GL) 53 %
Bradley Cole (Jeffrey O'Neill, GL) 15 %
Daniel Cosgrove (Bill Lewis, GL) 12 %
Robert Newman (Joshua Lewis, GL) 19 %
Outstanding Lead Actress
Crystal Chappell (Olivia Spencer, GL) 45 %
Marcy Rylan (Lizzie Spaulding, GL) 8 %
Gina Tognoni (Dinah Marler, GL) 16 %
Kim Zimmer (Reva Shayne, GL) 29 %
Outstanding Supporting Actor
Jeff Branson (Shayne Lewis, GL) 30 %
Jordan Clarke (Billy Lewis, GL) 13 %
Justin Deas (Buzz Cooper, GL) 29 %
Ron Raines (Alan Spaulding, GL) 26 %
Outstanding Supporting Actress
Beth Chamberlin (Beth Raines, GL) 32 %
Elizabeth Keifer (Blake Marler, GL) 8 %
Jessica Leccia (Natalia Rivera, GL) 45 %
Tina Sloan (Lillian Raines, GL) 13 %
Outstanding Newcomer
Zack Conroy (James Spaulding, GL) 93 %
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Outstanding Younger Performer
Zack Conroy (James Spaulding, GL) 31 %
Bonnie Dennison (Susan 'Daisy' Lemay, GL) 8 %
Jacqueline Tsirkin (Emma Spaulding, GL) 47 %
Caitlin Van Zandt (Ashlee Wolfe, GL) 11 %
Most Attractive Male Star
Jeff Branson (Shayne Lewis, GL) 16 %
Bradley Cole (Jeffrey O'Neill, GL) 21 %
Daniel Cosgrove (Bill Lewis, GL) 33 %
Robert Newman (Joshua Lewis, GL) 28 %
Most Attractive Female Star
Crystal Chappell (Olivia Spencer, GL) 23 %
Jessica Leccia (Natalia Rivera, GL) 25 %
Marcy Rylan (Lizzie Spaulding, GL) 23 %
Gina Tognoni (Dinah Marler, GL) 28 %
Favorite Storyline
Happily Ever After: Finally realizing that he belongs with Reva, Josh asks her to meet him at the lighthouse in a year's time. The next year, Reva and her son are waiting for him and they drive off into the sunset together. (GL) 15 %
I Do... Finally: After over a year of false starts, Bill and Lizzie finally declare their love for each and by ummer's end and they get married (GL) 13 %
Otalia: Olivia Spencer and Natalia Rivera's friendship becomes something more, causing some initial confusion, but later a realization of love. (GL) 42 %
Phillip's Back: The same night that Coop is involved in a fatal car crash, the long absent Phillip Spaulding returns to Springfield. (GL) 28 %
Least Favorite Storyline
Adoption Heartbreak: Marina and Mallet adopt a baby who turns out to be Shayne's child. (GL) 15 %
Miracle Baby: Despite having gone through menopause years earlier, Reva is shocked to learn that she's pregnancy. The pregnancy becomes high risk when she has a reoccurrence of cancer. Ultimately, Reva's miracle baby, Colin, is born (GL) 18 %
Otalia: Olivia Spencer and Natalia Rivera's friendship becomes something more, causing some initial confusion, but later a realization of love. (GL) 10 %
The Undead: After learning that Edmund wasn't the man found dead in the river, Jeffrey goes after his sworn enemy. When Jeffrey is presumed dead, he sacrifices his family to go on an eternal chase. (GL) 56 %
Favorite Character
Lizzie Spaulding (GL) 15 %
Olivia Spencer (GL) 37 %
Phillip Spaulding (GL) 20 %
Reva Shane (GL) 26 %
Least Favorite Character
Daisy Lemay (GL) 7 %
Grady Foley (GL) 58 %
Marina Cooper (GL) 20 %
Rafe Rivera (GL) 13 %
Most Memorable Moment
Happily Ever After: Josh and Reva reunite at the lighthouse and drive away into the sunset (GL) 15 %
Light Extinguished: In the aftermath of a joyous double wedding, Phillip finds Alan dead on a park bench (GL) 42 %
Love: At Gus's grave, Olivia declares her love for Natalia (GL) 33 %
Speak Now Or...: Phillip burstts into the church as Beth and Alan are getting married (GL) 8 %
Favorite On-Screen Couple or Duo
Bill Lewis and Lizzie Spaulding (GL) 22 %
Jeffrey O'Neill and Reva Shayne (GL) 17 %
Josh Lewis and Reva Shayne (GL) 20 %
Olivia Spencer and Natalia Rivera (GL) 38 %
Most Missed Performer
John Driscoll (Coop Spaulding, GL) 2 %
Kane Manera (Grady Foley, GL) 1 %
The entire cast (GL) 95 %
1 %
Outstanding Special Guest or Recurring Role
Orlagh Cassidy (Doris Wolfe, GL) 38 %
Marj Dusay (Alexandra Spaulding, GL) 16 %
Maeve Kinkead (Vanessa Reardon, GL) 6 %
Tom Pelphrey (Jonathan Randall, GL) 38 %
Outstanding Overall Performer
Grant Aleksander (Phillip Spaulding, GL) 15 %
Jeff Branson (Shayne Lewis, GL) 2 %
Beth Chamberlin (Beth Raines, GL) 0 %
Crystal Chappell (Olivia Spencer, GL) 33 %
Jordan Clarke (Billy Lewis, GL) 1 %
Bradley Cole (Jeffrey O'Neill, GL) 8 %
Daniel Cosgrove (Bill Lewis, GL) 1 %
Justin Deas (Buzz Cooper, GL) 2 %
Elizabeth Keifer (Blake Marler, GL) 0 %
Jessica Leccia (Natalia Rivera, GL) 5 %
Robert Newman (Joshua Lewis, GL) 2 %
Ron Raines (Alan Spaulding, GL) 6 %
Marcy Rylan (Lizzie Spaulding, GL) 3 %
Tina Sloan (Lillian Raines, GL) 0 %
Gina Tognoni (Dinah Marler, GL) 2 %
Kim Zimmer (Reva Shayne, GL) 12 %

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