Rocci Chatfield Dies: ‘Knots Landing’, ‘Days Of Our Lives’ Writer Was 93

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Imagen Awards To Honor Luisa Leschin With The Norman Lear Writer’s Award

Producer and actress Luisa Leschin will be honored with the Norman Lear Writer’s Award at the 34th Annual Imagen Awards, which will be held August 10 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. ...

Luisa Leschin to Receive Norman Lear Writer’s Award at Imagen Awards

Luisa Leschin is this year’s recipient of the Imagen Awards’ annual Norman Lear Writer’s Award. “Luisa Leschin’s work with her-highly successful play, “Latins Anonymous,” to her success as ...

Belloq in 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' 'Memba Him?!

Belloq in 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' 'Memba Him?! Paul Freeman is best known for playing the rival archeologist and Nazi helper-outer Dr. Rene Belloq in Steven Spielberg's first installation of the classic Indiana Jones franchise, "Raiders of the ...

Walter Skinner on 'X-Files' 'Memba Him?!

Walter Skinner on 'X-Files' 'Memba Him?! Mitch Pileggi was only 42 years old when he gained fame for playing FBI's assistant director, Walter Skinner, in the '90s supernatural show "The X-Files" on Fox. Mitch Pileggi shared the science ...

Today in Soap Opera History (May 21)

1984: Guiding Light's Nola gave birth. 1986: Dynasty's Alexis took over Blake's possessions and he was not happy. 1999: Another World's Alli faced a ticking time bomb. 1999: Susan Lucci finally won ...

Kip Niven Dies: ‘Magnum Force’ Rogue Cop & Actor In ‘Alice’, ‘The Waltons’ & Sensurround Films Was 73

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Roberta Haynes Dies: ‘Return To Paradise’, ‘The Nebraskan’ Actress Was 91

Roberta Haynes Dies: ‘Return To Paradise’, ‘The Nebraskan’ Actress Was 91 Actress Roberta Haynes died Thursday in her home in Delray Beach. She was 91. Haynes is known for her role opposite Gary Cooper in the 1953 Mark Robson-directed film Return to Paradise where she ...

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Susan Sullivan

Acclaimed actress Susan Sullivan first came to our attention as Lenore Delaney on the hit daytime show, Another World. She went on to win our hearts as Maggie Channing on the prime-time series Falcon ...

Today in Soap Opera History (November 4)

1981: Another World's Steve revealed himself to Alice. 1988: Melissa set fire to Falcon Crest. 2005: Nicole Forester debuted as Guiding Light's new Cassie. 2005: Laura Wright debuted as General ...

Today in Soap Opera History (October 14)

1980: Larkin Malloy made his Edge of Night debut. 1980: Gh's Laura didn't leave after saying goodbye to Luke. 1985: Oltl's Tina figured out Viki was Niki Smith. 2001: Degrassi: The Next Generation ...

Jerry Thorpe, Emmy-Winning Director and Producer of 'Kung Fu,' Dies at 92

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Today in Soap Opera History (October 2)

1946: TV's first network soap opera premiered on DuMont. 1963: Hope Bauer was born on The Guiding Light. 1987: Chase Gioberti was presumed dead on Falcon Crest. 2009: Crystal Chappell returned to ...

Today in Soap Opera History (September 10)

1965: Final episode of Atwt spinoff Our Private World aired. 1984: Syndicated soap opera Rituals premiered. 1999: All My Children's Mateo told Hayley he loved her. 2008: As the World Turns' Aaron ...

Doug Grindstaff, 'Star Trek' Sound Effects Maestro, Dies at 87

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Roger Perry, ‘Falcon Crest’ and ‘Facts of Life’ Actor, Dies at 85

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Roger Perry, ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Harrigan and Son’ Actor, Dies at 85

Roger Perry, ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Harrigan and Son’ Actor, Dies at 85 Actor Roger Perry died Thursday at his home in Indian Wells. Calif., after a battle with prostate cancer. He was 85. Perry compiled dozens of feature, television, and stage credits during a long ...

Today in Soap Opera History (May 21)

1984: Guiding Light's Nola gave birth. 1986: Dynasty's Alexis took over Blake's possessions and he was not happy. 1999: Another World's Alli faced a ticking time bomb. 1999: Susan Lucci finally won ...

Today in Soap Opera History (May 18)

1960: Eileen Fulton debuted on As the World Turns. 1979: Pat struggled to get past his religious differences with Nancy on Ryan's Hope. 1990: The final episode of Falcon Crest. 1994: General ...

TV Rewind: The 9 Shows That Defined 1990, From ‘Twin Peaks’ to ‘Wings’

The year 1990 was the beginning of a new decade that just had survived the neon excesses of the ’80s. This fresh start was seen in the world at large with the reunification of Germany, the unification ...

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