In Memoriam: Remembering those the soap community lost in 2019

Updated Tuesday, December 17, 2019 2:40:45 AM
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Some of our favorite daytime stars of yesteryear passed away during 2019. We're taking a look back at those we've lost and remembering their contributions to daytime.

The daytime community lost some of its brightest stars in 2019. Here is a look at some of the stars who passed away this year. They may be gone, but they will never be forgotten.

January 16, 2019
The Bold and the Beautiful pays tribute to Carol Channing, the late Broadway star who appeared on the CBS soap opera back in 1993.
February 4, 2019
Kristoff St. John, a fixture on The Young and the Restless for nearly 30 years, has passed away. The actor was 52.
February 4, 2019
Classic All My Children actress Candice Earley Nolan (ex-Donna Beck Tyler) has passed away. She was 68.
February 4, 2019
After several battles with cancer, Carmen Duncan (ex-Iris Carrington, Another World; ex-Lisa Grimaldi, As the World Turns) has passed away. The Australia native was 76.
February 12, 2019
Carmen Argenziano, known for The Godfather, Stargate, and his role as The Young and the Restless' D.A. Dennis Ellroy, has died. The Pennsylvania native was 75.
February 26, 2019
Morgan Woodward, an actor known to daytime fans as Days of our Lives' Phillip Colville and Dallas' Punk Anderson, has passed away. He was 93.
February 28, 2019
Former As the World Turns and Another World star Beverley Owen, best known for her role as Marilyn on The Munsters, has passed away. She was 81.
March 4, 2019
Former Beverly Hills, 90210 and soap opera star Luke Perry (ex-Kenny, Another World; ex-Ned Bates, Loving) has died after suffering a stroke last week.
March 10, 2019
Former Santa Barbara and Days of our Lives star Jed Allan has passed away. The fan favorite was 84.
March 26, 2019
Former Days of our Lives star Denise DuBarry Hay (ex-Linda Caffrey / Twyla) has died after losing a battle with a rare, deadly fungus.
April 24, 2019
Ken Kercheval, who spent 14 seasons playing Dallas character Cliff Barnes and returned for the primetime soap's recent reboot, has died. He was 83.
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 8, 2019
Disney star Cameron Boyce, who got his start playing Stone Cates Jr. on General Hospital: Night Shift, has died. He was just 20 years old.
July 17, 2019
Singer and former Another World star Sally Spencer (ex-M.J. McKinnon) died after a battle with leukemia. She was 64.
July 22, 2019
Former daytime star David Hedison (ex-Spencer Harrison, Another World; ex-Arthur Hendricks, The Young and the Restless; ex-Sam Dexter, Dynasty) has passed away.
August 2, 2019
Seven-time Daytime Emmy winner Sy Tomashoff, who worked on The Bold and the Beautiful and three other soaps, has passed away at the age of 96.
September 11, 2019
Emmy-nominated television writer Roccina "Rocci" Chatfield, known for her work on shows like Days of our Lives and Knots Landing, has passed away.
September 24, 2019
Suzanne Whang, known for playing General Hospital's Carol Chang and hosting HGTV's House Hunters, has died. She was 56.
September 30, 2019
Hogan Sheffer, an award-winning writer who worked on As the World Turns, Days of our Lives, and The Young and the Restless, has died. He was 61.
October 7, 2019
Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actress Diahann Carroll (ex-Dominique Deveraux, Dynasty and The Colbys), has died. The groundbreaking actress was 84.
October 22, 2019
John Clarke, who played Days of our Lives' Mickey Horton for nearly four decades, has passed away. He was 88.
November 7, 2019
William Wintersole, who appeared on The Young and the Restless, General Hospital, and countless primetime shows, has passed away due to complications from cancer.
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 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.
Which of these soap opera deaths hit you the hardest? How do you normally deal with the death of a beloved celebrity? We want to hear from you -- and there are many ways you can share your thoughts.

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