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The Dankies: 2000-2001

Thousands upon thousands of fans of soapcentral.com cast their votes by their choices for the best of soapcentral.com. Here are their nominations and winners.
Following are the final results of the 2000-2001 "All Soaps" Dankies. Winners are marked with a right angle quote (»).

Outstanding Daytime Drama Series
  All My Children  19 %
  As The World Turns  9 %
  The Bold and the Beautiful  2 %
  Days of our Lives  6 %
  » General Hospital  20 %
  Guiding Light  11 %
  One Life to Live  8 %
  Passions  9 %
  Port Charles  2 %
  The Young and the Restless  9 %


Outstanding Leading Actor
  » Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos, General Hospital)  24 %
  David Canary (Adam and Stuart Chandler, All My Children)  16 %
  Tom Eplin (Jake McKinnon, As The World Turns)  12 %
  Galen Gering (Luis Lopez-Fitzgerald, Passions)  9 %
  Winsor Harmon (Thorne Forrester, The Bold and the Beautiful)  1 %
  Roger Howarth (Todd Manning, One Life to Live)  11 %
  Jon Lindstrom (Kevin Collins, Port Charles)  1 %
  Peter Reckell (Bo Brady, Days of our Lives)  3 %
  Paul Anthony Stewart (Danny Santos, Guiding Light)  12 %
  David Tom (Billy Abbott, The Young and the Restless)  6 %


Outstanding Leading Actress.
  Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady, Days of our Lives)  6 %
  Ashley Bashioum (Mackenzie Browning, The Young and the Restless)  5 %
  » Sarah Brown (Carly Benson Corinthos, General Hospital)  22 %
  Martha Byrne (Lily Snyder and Rose D'Angelo, As The World Turns)  10 %
  Beth Ehlers (Harley Davidson Cooper, Guiding Light)  9 %
  Adrienne Frantz (Amber Moore, The Bold and the Beautiful)  3 %
  Lynn Herring (Lucy Coe, Port Charles)  5 %
  Kelly Ripa (Hayley Vaughan, All My Children)  14 %
  Hillary B. Smith (Nora Buchanan, One Life to Live)  10 %
  McKenzie Westmore (Sheridan Crane, Passions)  7 %


Outstanding Supporting Actor
  Matt Cedeño (Brandon Walker, Days of our Lives)  9 %
  » Josh Duhamel (Leo du Pres, All My Children)  29 %
  Kiko Ellsworth (Jamal Woods, Port Charles)  2 %
  Sean Kanan (Deacon Sharp, The Bold and the Beautiful)  4 %
  Christian Le Blanc (Michael Baldwin, The Young and the Restless)  7 %
  David Andrew MacDonald (Edmund Winslow, Guiding Light)  13 %
  Donn Swaby (Chad Harris, Passions)  8 %
  Paul Taylor (Isaac Jenkins, As The World Turns)  3 %
  Ty Treadway (Colin Mac Iver, One Life to Live)  7 %
  Billy Warlock (AJ Quartermaine, General Hospital)  13 %


Outstanding Supporting Actress
  » Olivia Birkelund (Arlene Vaughan, All My Children)  20 %
  Sharon Case (Sharon Newman, The Young and the Restless)  7 %
  Charissa Chamorro (Sophia Pellegrino, One Life to Live)  6 %
  Terri Conn (Katie Peretti Frasier, As The World Turns)  6 %
  Erin Hershey (Alison Barrington, Port Charles)  2 %
  Brittany Snow (Susan Lemay, Guiding Light)  12 %
  Kirsten Storms (Belle Black, Days of our Lives)  9 %
  Marissa Tait (Becky Moore, The Bold and the Beautiful)  4 %
  Amber Tamblyn (Emily Bowen Quartermaine, General Hospital)  19 %
  Kim Johnston Ulrich (Ivy Winthrop Crane, Passions)  9 %


Outstanding Newcomer
  Hunt Block (Craig Montgomery, As The World Turns)  8 %
  Chad Brannon (Zander Harris, General Hospital)  13 %
  Charissa Chamorro (Sophia Pellegrino, One Life to Live)  5 %
  » Josh Duhamel (Leo du Pres, All My Children)  26 %
  Thorsten Kaye (Ian Thornhart, Port Charles)  6 %
  David Lago (Raul, The Young and the Restless)  6 %
  Kyle Lowder (Brady Black, Days of our Lives)  10 %
  Wesley Ramsey (Sam Spencer, Guiding Light)  10 %
  Marissa Tait (Becky Moore, The Bold and the Beautiful)  5 %
  Deanna Wright (Kay Bennett, Passions)  6 %


Outstanding Younger Performer
  Kristen Alderson (Starr Manning, One Life to Live)  9 %
  Ashley Bashioum (Mackenzie Browning, The Young and the Restless)  9 %
  Terri Conn (Katie Peretti Frasier, As The World Turns)  5 %
  Josh Ryan Evans (Timmy, Passions)  9 %
  Erin Hershey (Alison Barrington, Port Charles)  2 %
  » Eden Riegel (Bianca Montgomery, All My Children)  21 %
  Brittany Snow (Susan Lemay, Guiding Light)  14 %
  Kirsten Storms (Belle Black, Days of our Lives)  10 %
  Marissa Tait (Becky Moore, The Bold and the Beautiful)  2 %
  Amber Tamblyn (Emily Bowen Quartermaine, General Hospital)  16 %


Most Attractive Male Performer
  Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos, General Hospital)  18 %
  Jason Cook (Shawn 'D' Brady, Days of our Lives)  7 %
  Galen Gering (Luis Lopez-Fitzgerald, Passions)  11 %
  Winsor Harmon (Thorne Forrester, The Bold and the Beautiful)  2 %
  Jon Hensley (Holden Snyder, As The World Turns)  5 %
  Thorsten Kaye (Ian Thornhart, Port Charles)  5 %
  » Cameron Mathison (Ryan Lavery, All My Children)  20 %
  Shemar Moore (Malcolm Winters, The Young and the Restless)  10 %
  Paul Anthony Stewart (Danny Santos, Guiding Light)  11 %
  Ty Treadway (Colin Mac Iver, One Life to Live)  5 %


Most Attractive Female Performer
  Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady, Days of our Lives)  10 %
  Sarah Brown (Carly Benson Corinthos, General Hospital)  11 %
  Sharon Case (Sharon Newman, The Young and the Restless)  7 %
  Leslie Kay (Molly Conlan, As The World Turns)  6 %
  Julie Pinson (Eve Lambert, Port Charles)  7 %
  » Esta TerBlanche (Gillian Andrassy, All My Children)  17 %
  Gina Tognoni (Kelly Cramer Buchanan, One Life to Live)  7 %
  Hunter Tylo (Taylor Forrester, The Bold and the Beautiful)  8 %
  McKenzie Westmore (Sheridan Crane, Passions))  10 %
  Laura Wright (Cassie Layne Winslow, Guiding Light)  11 %


Most Memorable Moment
  Becky's Death: After a heroic battle against cancer, Becky succumbs to her illness. (The Bold and the Beautiful)  5 %
  Comeuppance: In front of all of Oakdale, Katie's dirty deeds are revealed. (As The World Turns)  9 %
  High School Royalty: Billy and Mackenzie share a dance after being crowned King and Queen of the prom. (The Young and the Restless)  10 %
  Lost and Found: After weeks and weeks in captivity, Nora finally wins her freedom. (One Life to Live)  7 %
  Makin' Love: Liza moans, groans and kicks the wall to make Adam think she and Tad are having sex. (All My Children)  14 %
  No Holiday Cheer: Jim Lemay dies heroically in a fire. (Guiding Light)  10 %
  » Rock Goodbye Baby: Sonny is told that his baby with Carly did not survive. (General Hospital)  23 %
  This Kiss: Ian and Eve share their first kiss. (Port Charles)  3 %
  Tight Fit: Trying to rescue Mimi from a locked bathroom door, Nancy ends up stuck in a window. (Days of our Lives)  7 %
  What Do You Propose?: Ethan proposes to Theresa. (Passions)  7 %


Favorite Storyline
  Almost Romance: Shawn and Belle have been best friends for years, but it looks like they're both more interested in each other than their classmates. (Days of our Lives)  7 %
  Budding Lovers: Luis and Sheridan find love, but fate wants to pull them apart. (Passions)  10 %
  Comeuppance: Katie schemes and plots, but meets her downfall in front of all of Oakdale. (As The World Turns)  8 %
  » Hate to Love: Carly and Sonny turn from bitter enemies to passionate lovers. (General Hospital)  23 %
  Lock Up: After a car explosion, Ian and Eve are believed dead... but they were really being held hostage. (Port Charles)  3 %
  Lost and Found: A train wreck leaves Nora near death, but her savior turns out to be anything but an angel. (One Life to Live)  7 %
  Mommy Dearest: Arlene returns to town, marries Adam, befriends Vanessa and makes life miserable for everyone. (All My Children)  16 %
  Royal Flush: Richard and Cassie's courtship and marriage. (Guiding Light)  11 %
  Short-lived Romance: CJ and Becky fall in love, but their togetherness is cut short by Becky's death. (The Bold and the Beautiful)  3 %
  Young Love Triangle: Mackenzie and Brittany both vie or Billy's attention. (The Young and the Restless)  7 %


Least Favorite Storyline
  A Bitter Pill: Olivia calls it quits with Malcolm and tries to keep him away from Little Nate. (The Young and the Restless)  9 %
  Blackmail: Courtney plays anonymous informant to reveal that a Port Charles doctor was been exposed to HIV/AIDS. (Port Charles)  2 %
  Castaways: Stranded on an island, Lily and Simon fight to keep their attraction to one another in check. (As The World Turns)  5 %
  Desert Adventures: Esther takes Stuart to Las Vegas to get married and won't let him go. (All My Children)  15 %
  Not Your Usual INS: Reva goes undercover to bust up an illegal immigration ring. (Guiding Light)  9 %
  Sister Act: Bo finds a new relationship with Melanie. (One Life to Live)  9 %
  Soul Food: Hecuba becomes owner of Kay's soul. (Passions)  8 %
  Teenage Seductress: Kimberly sheds her virginal image and puts the moves on Thorne. (The Bold and the Beautiful)  6 %
  » Virtual Hell: To receive her inheritance, Greta and Austin needed to battle the Biblical forces of nature in a virtual Garden of Eden. (Days of our Lives)  18 %
  The Wrong Half: Luke moves on with his life after Laura with Felicia. (General Hospital)  13 %


Favorite Character
  Belle Black (Days of our Lives)  6 %
  Mackenzie Browning (The Young and the Restless)  7 %
  Lucy Coe (Port Charles)  3 %
  Harley Davidson Cooper (Guiding Light)  11 %
  Sheridan Crane (Passions)  9 %
  » Alexis Davis (General Hospital)  18 %
  Leo du Pres (All My Children)  15 %
  Amber Forrester (The Bold and the Beautiful)  2 %
  Todd Manning (One Life to Live)  14 %
  Jake McKinnnon (As The World Turns)  11 %


Most Missed Performer
  Jensen Ackles (Eric Brady, Days of our Lives)  13 %
  Steve Burton (Jason Morgan, General Hospital)  0 %
  Bobbie Eakes (Macy Forrester, The Bold and the Beautiful)  6 %
  Lisa Ann Hadley (Julie Devlin Morris, Port Charles)  2 %
  » James Kiberd (Trevor Dillon, All My Children)  21 %
  Joie Lenz (ex-Michelle Bauer, Guiding Light)  14 %
  Lauren B Martin (Camille Bennett, As The World Turns))  4 %
  Taylor Anne Mountz (ex-Kay Bennett, #1, Passions)  7 %
  Victoria Rowell (Drucilla Winters, The Young and the Restless)  8 %
  Robin Strasser (Dorian Lord, One Life to Live)  21 %


Outstanding Performance in a Recurring Role or Special Guest Appearance
  George Alvarez (Father Ray Santos, Guiding Light)  13 %
  Peter Bartlett (Nigel Bartholomew-Smythe, One Life to Live)  10 %
  Lisa Brown (Iva Snyder Benedict, As The World Turns)  7 %
  MacDonald Carey (Tom Horton, Days of our Lives)  9 %
  Stuart Damon (Alan Quartermaine, Port Charles)  4 %
  Schae Harrison (Darla Einstein, The Bold and the Beautiful)  3 %
  Beau Kazer (Brock Reynolds, The Young and the Restless)  6 %
  » Kin Shriner (Scott Baldwin, General Hospital)  21 %
  Robin Strasser (Hecuba, Passions)  12 %
  Lynne Thigpen (Grace Keefer, All My Children)  12 %


Least Favorite Character
  Kimberly Fairchild (The Bold and the Beautiful)  6 %
  Tina Harding (All My Children)  10 %
  Brittany Hodges (The Young and the Restless)  12 %
  Rebecca Hotchkiss (Passions)  12 %
  Courtney Kanelos (Port Charles)  4 %
  Julia Lindsay (As The World Turns)  5 %
  Melanie Mac Iver (One Life to Live)  10 %
  Claire Ramsey (Guiding Light)  10 %
  Kate Roberts (Days of our Lives)  8 %
  » Juan Santiago (General Hospital)  18 %


Worst Moment
  Artificial Insemination: Ridge thinks he's "helping" Morgan and sleeps with her. (The Bold and the Beautiful)  10 %
  Bedtime Stories: Danny sleeps with May. (Guiding Light)  10 %
  Great Balls of Fire: A giant fireball threatens to destroy all of Harmony. (Passions)  9 %
  I Love You: Lily tells Simon that she's in love with him. (As The World Turns)  4 %
  I'll Have What She's Not Having: Brittany stages pseudo-sex with Billy and breaks Mac's heart. (The Young and the Restless)  10 %
  The Swap: David Gail is ousted as Joe Scanlon and replaced by Alex Mendoza. (Port Charles)  2 %
  Vindicated: Trevor is cleared of killing Sophie, but Janet and Amanda quickly up and leave. (All My Children)  17 %
  What a Doll: Victor devised a plan to drug Sami and created a doll to resemble her young son, Will. (Days of our Lives)  10 %
  The Witching Hour: Dorian bids farewell to Llanview. (One Life to Live)  6 %
  » The Wrong Half: Luke and Felicia make love. (General Hospital)  17 %


Outstanding Overall Performer
  Ashley Bashioum (Mackenzie Browning, The Young and the Restless)  6 %
  » Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos, General Hospital)  22 %
  Martha Byrne (Lily Snyder and Rose D'Angelo, As The World Turns)  10 %
  David Canary (Adam and Stuart Chandler, All My Children)  18 %
  Adrienne Frantz (Amber Moore, The Bold and the Beautiful)  2 %
  Lynn Herring (Lucy Coe, Port Charles)  2 %
  Roger Howarth (Todd Manning, One Life to Live)  11 %
  Paul Anthony Stewart (Danny Santos, Guiding Light)  11 %
  Kirsten Storms (Belle Black, Days of our Lives)  5 %
  McKenzie Westmore (Sheridan Crane, Passions)  9 %


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