As we prepare to say goodbye to 2017, we remember many beloved soap opera stars who passed away this year.
Some played the hero, some played villains, and still others played romantic characters who we loved to root for.
But, one thing they all had in common was they found ways into our hearts with their incredible talent.
It’s been a blow to the soap world to lose such shining lights.
Take a moment to watch the video above and remember them and the roles they played that meant so much to us.
Please share your thoughts about their passing–and perhaps your favorite moments that they brought to life–in the comments section below.