My, how fast they grow! This year’s Dr. Robin Scorpio-Drake on General Hospital (GH), researcher, wife and mother of two, was once a tiny lost orphan named Robin Soltini.
Days Of Our Lives (DOOL) Grandma Sami debuted on the show as a bulimic and picked-on teen – but she got over both to become a force to be reckoned with.
And, Faith on The Young and the Restless started off as a baby Adam stole from Sharon and gave to Ashley (something Sharon must have used to at least partially justify her holding onto Sully/Christian).
But who is your favorite soap kid of all time? Here’s what almost 15,000 fans had to say!
Gone But Not Forgotten
She’s not even on the Genoa City canvas anymore but, for 52% of you, poor dead Cassie is still tops.
You all remember the big-eyed waif abandoned by Alice (Tamara Clatterbuck) who was just starting to get attached to bio mom Sharon (Sharon Case) and stepdad Nick (Joshua Morrow) when Alice returned and fought for custody. That story won 11 year old Camryn Grimes a Daytime Emmy.
Cassie was killed off in her teens, but fan attachment proved so great, Grimes returned as heretofore unknown twin Mariah almost a decade later!
That little orphan Soltini thing was Anna’s (Finola Hughes) way of keeping Robin a secret from her enemies – and Robert (Tristan Rogers). The poor thing was constantly being kidnapped, terrorized, threatened… and then there was the alien she hid in her bedroom.
After watching her survive all that, how could 42% of viewers not pick Robin (Kimberly McCullough) as their all-time fave?
You Rock the Vote
For 6%, the available choices weren’t enough. Write in candidates included Robin’s own daughter, Emma, One Life to Live’s Starr, GH’s Spencer, DAYS’ Ciara, and Cassie’s little sister, Faith (Alyvia Alyn Lind).