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In Memoriam: Remembering Those Who Left Soap World in 2016

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The year 2016 might be known as the year legends died, and soap legends were no exception.

Soap Hub covered many of these deaths over the last year, and here is a comprehensive list of those who passed away, along with their soap opera credits.

Anthony Addabbo
On The Bold and the Beautiful, Addabbo played Rush/Jonny from 1997-1998. He also played Jason on Generations, briefly replaced Michael Nader as Dimitri on All My Children, and portrayed Jim Lemay on Guiding Light. He was 56.

Humbert Allen Astredo
Astredo was on Dark Shadows (Nicholas Blair, Evan Hanley and Charles Dawson), Another World (Joe Bruno), The Edge of Night (Mayor Finley), One Life to Live (Bruno Weston), Love of Life (Dr. Applegate), Loving (James Preston), Guiding Light, Somerset, and Texas. He was 86.

Patricia Barry
Barry played Addie Horton Williams on Days of our Lives; Peg English on All My Children; Miss Sally on Guiding Light, and Isabelle Alden on Loving. She was 93.

Peter Brown
Brown played Dr. Greg Peters on Days of our Lives, Charles Sanders III on One Life to Live, a doctor on Generations, Robert Laurence on The Young and the Restless, and Blake Hayes in The Bold and the Beautiful. He was 80.

Toni Bull Bua
Bull was beloved as Tess Krakauer Prentiss Randolph Love of Life. She also played Denny on Somerset. She was 69.

Gloria DeHaven
DeHaven played Bess Shelby on Ryan’s Hope, Emma Mallory on All My Children and Sara Fuller on As the World Turns. She was 91.

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