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One Life to Live-related news from 2019
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January 1, 2019
Days of our Lives and One Life to Live star Farah Fath rang in 2019 in extra special fashion. She gave birth to an eight-pound bouncing baby boy.
January 4, 2019
Check out the trailer for Blink, a chilling short film directed by The Bold and the Beautiful's Heather Tom and starring Aaron D. Spears, Alley Mills, and other daytime stars.
January 12, 2019
Broadway star Jason Tam (ex-Markko Rivera) is back to treading the boards in Be More Chill, a musical that explores popularity that comes from a pill.
January 18, 2019
One Life to Live alum David Fumero (ex-Christian Vega) may have been a good guy in Llanview, but he stars as a creepy villain in the new Lifetime thriller Seduced by a Killer.
February 5, 2019
Netflix has chosen daytime alum Sherri Saum (ex-Keri Reynolds, One Life to Live; ex-Vanessa Hart, Sunset Beach) for a major role in its upcoming series Locke & Key.
February 7, 2019
Check out One Life to Live alum Erika Slezak (ex-Viki Lord) in the new Jeff Daniels film Guest Artist, based on the actor's 2006 play of the same name.
February 8, 2019
Ron Carlivati has renewed his contract at Days of our Lives, meaning he'll continue to bring drama to Salem as the series' head writer.
February 13, 2019
Check out the trailer for Walk. Ride. Rodeo, an upcoming Netflix film featuring The Young and the Restless stars Max Ehrich (ex-Fenmore Baldwin) and Alyvia Alyn Lind (ex-Faith Newman) opposite One Life to Live alum Corbin Bleu (ex-Jeffrey King).
February 14, 2019
How comfortable do soap opera stars really feel while filming love scenes? Soap Central asked some of daytime's hottest stars for the truth about creating love in the afternoon.
February 20, 2019
Kristen Alderson sent out a mysterious tweet that has many fans thinking she may be bringing Kiki Jerome or her former One Life to Live and General Hospital alter ego Starr Manning back to Port Charles.
February 26, 2019
ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke says conversations may be on the horizon about rebooting All My Children and One Life to Live.
March 15, 2019
Former daytime star Marcia Cross (ex-Tanya, Another World, ex-Liz Correll, The Edge of Night, ex-Kate Sanders, One Life to Live) will be one of the leading faces of Jane the Novela, a spinoff of the CW's Jane the Virgin.
March 18, 2019
The Bold and the Beautiful actress Heather Tom (ex-Kelly Cramer) is excited to share that she has officially started work on a new soap opera: the CW's Dynasty.
March 19, 2019
One Life to Live star Tika Sumpter (ex-Layla Williamson) has joined the cast of the upcoming 1980's Black-ish spinoff as Bow's mom, Alicia.
March 28, 2019
Days of our Lives star Kassie DePaiva (Eve Donovan) opens up about the stellar writing that helped her earn an Emmy nomination, the daytime hunk she calls her hero, and what she's learned about dressing for the red carpet.
March 28, 2019
General Hospital fans are about to get another dose of One Life to Live, as Hillary B. Smith is bringing her Llanview character, Nora Buchanan, back to Port Charles.
March 29, 2019
Soap opera alum Marcia Cross (ex-Kate Sanders, One Life to Live) hopes to end stigmas about anal cancer, which she beat after several months of intensive treatment.
April 2, 2019
Former One Life to Live star Erika Slezak (ex-Victoria Lord) is happy to share she'll be appearing on an upcoming episode of Blue Bloods.
April 9, 2019
One Life to Live star Erika Slezak (ex-Victoria Lord) is set to appear in a two-hour 20/20 documentary that shines a light on the now famous murder case of soap opera alum Rebecca Schaeffer (ex-Annie Barnes).
June 10, 2019
Gina Tognoni's last scenes as The Young and the Restless' Phyllis Summers have come to an end, with the actress sharing that she is thankful for all who took the journey with "My Phyllis."
June 13, 2019
Former All My Children actress Sylvia Miles (ex-Jackie Diamond) has passed away. The Oscar-nominated actress was 94 years old.
July 22, 2019
Brandon Routh (ex-Seth Anderson, One Life to Live) is suiting up as Superman once again, this time for the CW crossover series Crisis on Infinite Earths.
July 23, 2019
Former One Life to Live star Mark Lawson (ex-Brody Lovett) has returned as new General Hospital cutie Dustin Phillips -- just as Lulu (Emme Rylan) finds herself going through a divorce.
July 31, 2019
Former One Life to Live actress Judith Light (ex-Karen Wolek) is a soap opera star once more in the film Before You Know It.
July 31, 2019
Here comes trouble! General Hospital is bringing back Jessica Tuck in the role of Cassandra Pierce, and there might be more to the villainess than meets the eye.
August 8, 2019
Could All My Children and One Life to Live finally be getting modern-day reboots? An ABC executive says the beloved series may have a chance of being revived.
August 15, 2019
General Hospital fans can look forward to the return of young Wyatt Hoover, played by former One Life to Live star Patrick Gibbons Jr. (ex-Sam Manning). And it seems the Raging Raccoon will be bringing a little shocker when he hits the canvas later this year.
August 21, 2019
One Life to Live alum Jonathan Groff (ex-Henry Mackler) stopped by Live! with Kelly and Ryan and shared why starring on a soap opera -- although fun -- wasn't exactly his jam.
August 27, 2019
The upcoming Warner Bros. film Suicide Squad has added The Rookie star Nathan Fillion (ex-Joey Buchanan, One Life to Live) to its impressive cast.
September 3, 2019
General Hospital alum Cynthia Preston (ex-Faith Rosco) joins Hallmark's Crossword Mysteries: Abracadaver, which also stars Lacey Chabert (ex-Bianca Montgomery, All My Children) and Barbara Niven (ex-Liz Coleman, One Life to Live).
September 9, 2019
Nielsen TV ratings is set to include out-of-home audiences in its national network television ratings beginning fall of 2020, and total viewership for daytime soap operas and other shows is likely to be affected.
September 9, 2019
Season two of SundanceTV's This Close will feature guest-starring appearances by daytime alums Lisa Rinna (ex-Billie Reed, Days of our Lives) and Marcia Cross (ex-Kate Sanders, One Life to Live).
September 10, 2019
After a long battle with cancer, One Life to Live alum Eddie Alderson (ex-Matthew Buchanan) is happy to share that he has won the fight and is fully healthy once more.
September 25, 2019
Former daytime heartthrob Ryan Phillippe (ex-Billy Douglas, One Life to Live) has signed on for the final season of Will & Grace.
September 27, 2019
The upcoming Adam Sandler crime drama Uncut Gems features former One Life to Live star Sean Ringgold (ex-Shaun Evans).
October 1, 2019
Lifetime fans can look forward to seeing Mark Lawson (Dustin Phillips, General Hospital; ex-Brody Lovett, One Life to Live) in the upcoming thriller Killer Contractor.
October 9, 2019
An upcoming blockbuster film titled Black and Blue features Guiding Light alum Frank Grillo (ex-Hart Jessup) and One Life to Live alum Nafessa Williams (ex-Deanna Forbes).
October 16, 2019
CBS's upcoming science-versus-religion drama Evil has cast One Life to Live alum Renée Elise Goldsberry (ex-Evangeline Williamson) as a Catholic church attorney.
October 16, 2019
Soap legends take on comedy in Mood Swings, a new sitcom starring Donna Mills, Robin Riker, Scott Bailey, and Crystal Hunt.
October 20, 2019
It's the end of the line for Vivian Alamain -- at least for now. Robin Strasser informed fans that she has been told that she won't be returning to Days of our Lives.
October 27, 2019
The second season of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan will feature soap opera alum Jessica Leccia (ex-Natalia Rivera, Guiding Light; ex-Inez Salinger, One Life to Live).
October 29, 2019
Can The Bold and the Beautiful's Katie forgive Flo, now that the character's rival has been revealed as her kidney donor? Portrayer Heather Tom discusses.
October 29, 2019
Don't believe Julie Williams' tampered pacemaker storyline on Days of our Lives? Well, DO, because head writer Ron Carlivati reveals it's based on a real-life incident regarding Dick Cheney.
October 30, 2019
Daytime fans who have gone to see Sell By couldn't help but notice a familiar face: One Life to Live alum Scott Evans (ex-Oliver Fish), who is one of the film's main stars.
November 11, 2019
Brook Lynn Ashton is making her way back to General Hospital, only this time, Ned Quartermaine's daughter will be played by One Life to Live alum Amanda Setton.
November 14, 2019
A Mermaid for Christmas is set to make a splash later this month on Amazon Prime. The holiday film stars Kyle Lowder (ex-Rex Brady, Days of our Lives; ex-Rick Forrester, The Bold and the Beautiful) and Jessica Morris (ex-Jennifer Rappaport, One Life to Live)
November 18, 2019
Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Melissa Fumero (ex-Adriana Cramer, One Life to Live) announces she is "hella pregnant" as she and husband David Fumero (ex-Cristian Vega, OLTL) celebrate the impending arrival of their second baby.
November 22, 2019
David Gregory (ex-Robert Ford, One Life to Live) is thrilled to announce that he and his longtime girlfriend, Jennifer Noble, are tying the knot.
November 21, 2019
A fourth "Candy Cain" Christmas film is on the way! Joy & Hope stars The Young and the Restless alum Vivica A. Fox (ex-Stephanie Simmons) and One Life to Live alum Andrea Evans (ex-Tina Lord).
December 2, 2019
Hats off to daytime favorite Kristen Alderson (ex-Kiki Jerome, General Hospital; ex-Starr Manning, One Life to Live), who has landed the title role in The Glorious Resurrection of Claire Owens, which also stars Michael O'Leary (ex-Dr. Rick Bauer, Guiding Light).
December 3, 2019
Passionflix is turning up the heat with Dirty Sexy Saint, a fiery film starring David A. Gregory (ex-Robert Ford, One Life to Live) and Jordan Lane Price (ex-Celia Fitzgerald, All My Children).
December 9, 2019
Lisa de Cazotte, an acclaimed daytime producer who worked on shows like All My Children, Passions, Days of our Lives, and The Young and the Restless, has passed away.
December 11, 2019
Don't miss the trailer for the gritty drama Equal Standard, featuring One Life to Live alum Tobias Truvillion (ex-Vincent Jones), General Hospital star Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos), and rapper Ice-T.
December 11, 2019
Renée Elise Goldsberry has found mainstream success in Waves, Hamilton, and Altered Carbon, but she hasn't forgotten One Life to Live and Evangeline Williamson.
December 12, 2019
The upcoming fourth Matrix film has added a new face: Jonathan Groff (ex-Henry Mackler, One Life to Live) has signed on opposite Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, and Jada Pinkett Smith.
December 20, 2019
Witchy Days of our Lives character Eve Donovan is once again flying off on her broom, with portrayer Kassie DePaiva confirming news of her upcoming departure from Salem on Twitter.
December 23, 2019
In any given year, soap characters come... and soap characters go. And quite a few of those soap characters eventually come back again. It's been an annual rite of passage since the early days of serials on the radio. Some of those returns are far more jaw-dropping than others. These are the 2019 returns that had everybody talking.
December 23, 2019
From a tragic plane crash to a fatal tumor, soap operas have gutted fans with some devastating death storylines this year. Read on to find out which passings from The Bold and the Beautiful, The Young and the Restless, General Hospital, and Days of our Lives make the list of the most gut-wrenching deaths of 2019.
December 31, 2019
Pamela Payton-Wright, a Broadway actress who won the hearts of daytime fans with her roles as One Life to Live's Addie Cramer and Another World's Hazel Parker, has died. She was 78.