The soap opera community said a touching goodbye to an actor gone far too soon… A pair of former All My Children stars reunited to share stories about their magical coupling… And two co-stars from The Bold and the Beautiful weighed in about a battle royale… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera weekly news wrap.
The Young and the Restless: Tragic Loss
The daytime world lost one of its brightest stars when Billy Miller (ex-Billy, The Young and the Restless; ex-Drew, General Hospital) tragically passed away on September 15. Colleagues and friends were quick to pay tribute to the Daytime Emmy-winning actor as the details of his death were revealed.
Lily Brooks O’Briant (Lucy, Y&R) recently opened up about her painful battle with endometriosis. The young actress followed up with an update on her condition.
Just the Facts
Veronica Redd is heading back to Y&R as Mamie. Check out some interesting facts about the veteran actress.
General Hospital: Supercouple Reunion
Michael E. Knight (Martin, GH) reunited with his former All My Children interest Cady McClain during a Zoom event for Coastal Entertainment. The duo opened up about the magic they created as Tad and Dixie and shared some backstage stories, too.
Close to Home
The fight against ALS, which is being explored via Gregory Chase on GH, hits close to home for Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis). The actress opened up about a dear friend who was diagnosed with the disease.
A Special Update
John J. York (Mac Scorpio, GH) revealed his struggle with Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), the same diagnosis that Willow (Katelyn MacMullen) battled with on General Hospital. The actor spoke of his need to find a donor match for a transplant and recently received exciting news.
Mom’s the Word
Soap Hub weekly news chatted with Cynthia Watros (Nina) about her polar opposite GH daughters, Nelle and Willow. Find out what she had to say about them.
Adam Huss (ex-Nikolas, GH) stays fit by going on regular hikes around Los Angeles. The actor has a trusted companion on all of them, his devoted dog, Sawyer.
The Bold and the Beautiful: Battle Royale
The Bold and the Beautiful has launched a dueling designers storyline with father and son team, Eric and Ridge Forrester. Actors John McCook and Thorsten Kaye chatted with Soap Hub weekly news about the conflict that will make everyone a winner.
Going Back to The Beginning
Thorsten Kaye shared how at home he felt on The Bold and the Beautiful long before he moved from the East Coast to Los Angeles with special nods to John McCook, Katherine Kelly Lang, and Mrs. Lee Bell herself in Soap Hub’s Flashback Friday.
Days of our Lives: Movie Notes
Peter Porte (Dimitri, Days of our Lives) has a new Hallmark movie on the horizon, Notes of Autumn. Soap Hub weekly news has all the details on the project.
In Other Soap Hub Weekly News: Reaching Out To Fans
Linda Dano, best remembered as Felicia Gallant on Another World and Rae Cummings on One Life to Live, is reconnecting with her fans via a new podcast. Check out the details.