From Soap Opera Weekly 2/21 issue: Jon Lindstrom
(ex-Kevin/Ryan) is interviewed; he talks about his
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Happens Next," starring Jon Lindstrom (Kevin), will be released on Netflix and DVD on February 7,
2012. Lindstrom plays Paul Greco, a recently retired,
straight billionaire and socialite who finds himself at
loose ends until his worried sister gives him a puppy.
"While walking the dog in the park, he meets a young man,
Andy, a gay advertising wiz, and they start to develop a
friendship," Lindstrom previews. As the new friends explore
the distinction between contentment and happiness, they also
face complications presented by their ill-informed family
members and their
ABC announced 1/11/12 that Michael Easton (Caleb) will be
going to GH as John McBain.
Congratulations to Kiko Ellsworth (Jamal)
and his wife, Christine Carlo, on the birth of their daughter! Zen Satya
Ellsworth was born on August 28, 2011.
Congratulations to Michael Easton (Caleb) and his wife,
Ginevra Arabia, on the birth of their daughter! Lilah Bell
Easton was born on April 15, 2011.
William deVry (Tim) stunned the soap world in April 2011 with the news that
he and Rebecca Staab (Elizabeth) were married, but as it turns out, it wasn't
According to Rebecca, Wil had changed his Facebook status to "married" in an
attempt to make it perfectly clear that he's not available. Rebecca added that
they are definitely a couple and that when they make it official, they'll let
According to tvshowsondvd.com, "Werewolf - The Complete Series" was released on
DVD 5/6/09. John J. York (Mac) starred in this 1980s series on FOX.
From Soap Opera Digest 4/7/08
Julie Pinson (Eve) joins the cast of ATWT as Janet
Ciccone, starting 5/8.
From Soap Opera Weekly 12/26
Brian Presley and his wife Erin Hershey Presley
(ex-Jack and ex-Alison) are expecting a child.
From Soap Opera Weekly 10/24 issue
Edward Albert (ex-Dr. Bennett) died of lung cancer at the age of 55.
The show returns on SOAPnet 10/23, starting with "Fate," airing two episodes
From Soap Opera Weekly 10/10 issue
Debbi Morgan (ex-Ellen) will play Jennifer Tartaro, the prosecuting
attorney, on B&B.
From Soap Opera Digest October 3rd:
Billy Warlock (ex-A.J., now Frankie on Days) and Julie
Pinson (Billie on Days, ex-Eve on PC) talk about their wedding and share
William de Vry (ex-Tim) has just joined the cast of B&B as Storm.
From Soap Opera Digest September 12th:
Billy Warlock (Frankie on Days; ex-A.J.) and Julie Pinson
(Billie on Days; ex-Eve on PC) were married 8/26. They were engaged once
before; they kept their relationship private this time. Warlock is being
written off the show.
From Soap Opera Digest August 1st:
Kin Shriner (ex-Scotty) talks about how he would like to
come back to GH, especially now that Genie Francis (Laura) is returning.
From Soap Opera Digest June 27th:
Marie Wilson (ex-Karen, now Meg on ATWT) talks about
parenting issues in a short article.
Michael Easton (ex-Caleb, now John on OLTL) is featured in a short article.
From Soap Opera Digest May 30th:
Wayne Northrop (ex-Rex) exits Days of Our Lives 5/24. In an
article, he shares that he and his wife Lynn Herring (ex-Lucy) just
celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. He plans to spend his time now on
their ranch and with their kids, as she does.
From Soap Opera Digest May 9th:
A "Where Are They Now?" article catches up with Kin Shriner
From Soap Opera Digest May 2nd:
Rib Hillis (ex-Jake) takes Eric Martsolf's place on
"Passions" while he's on paternity leave starting 5/25.
The Emmy Awards air 4/28, hosted by Kelly Monaco (Sam, GH; ex-Livvie) and
Tom Bergeron. Soapnet will be covering it live prior to the show, with hosts
Alexa Havins (Babe, AMC), Ricky Paull Goldin (Gus, GL) and Linda Dano
From Soap Opera Digest March 29th:
Jay Pickett (Frank) talks about his brief time filling in
for Ted King as Alcazar on GH for only three episodes (he enjoyed it, of
course). Pickett and his wife Elena are expecting their third child at the
end of April.
From Soap Opera Digest February 28th:
Lynn Marie Latham (formerly executive story consultant on
Y&R and former Head Writer for Port Charles, as well as writer on many
primetime soaps) is the new head writer for Y&R. Former head writers Jack
Smith and Kay Alden will be co-head writers but reporting to Latham.
Michael Easton (ex-Caleb) is this week's guest on Carolyn's Corner. He talks
about why he was called "press shy" and being on PC and OLTL.
From Soap Opera Digest January 17th:
Nicholas Pryor (ex-Victor Collins; ex-Chancellor Milton
Arnold, BEVERLY HILLS, 90210; ex-Tom Baxter, ANOTHER WORLD) is interviewed
in an article about soap hoppers.
From Soap Opera Digest December 6th:
Brian Gaskill (ex-Oscar, B&B; ex-Rafe; ex-Bobby, AMC) will
exit as ATWT's nutty BJ Green sometime before the end of the year. In a
short piece, Rebecca Budig (ex-Greenlee, AMC) reminisces about her last days
working with Ian Buchanan (Greg, AMC; ex-Joshua; ex-James, B&B; ex-Dick,
TWIN PEAKS; ex-Duke, GH), Alicia Minshew (Kendall, AMC), and Susan Lucci
(Erica, AMC). Buchanan, Gaskill, and Jed Allan (Edward, GH; ex-Ed; ex-Rush,
BEVERLY HILLS, 90210; ex-C.C., SANTA BARBARA; ex-Don, DAYS; ex-Paul, THE
SECRET STORM; ex-Ace, LOVE OF LIFE) are highlighted in the feature story
about actors who have appeared on several soaps.
Kin Shriner (ex-Scott, PORT CHARLES/GH) will last air as ATWT's Keith in
January, but the door will be left open for a possible return in the future.
In an interview, Chris Maleki (Spike, PASSIONS; ex-Ben; ex-Cole, B&B) talks
about getting his start in show business, an on-set accident that sent him
to therapy, and his current role.
From Soap Opera Digest November 15th:
Erin Hershey Presley (ex-Alison) is rumored to be in the
running for GH's recast of Courtney.
Daniel Quinn (ex-Sheriff Elliot; ex-Ralph Hunnicutt, Y&R) was recently seen
on the GH set.
From Soap Opera Digest November 8th:
In a short interview, Linda Dano (ex-Rae, OLTL/GH/PORT
CHARLES/AMC; ex-Felicia, ANOTHER WORLD) talks about her recent appearance on
DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES; the episode is scheduled to air on 11/13.
In an interview, Brian Gaskill (BJ Green, ATWT; ex-Oscar, B&B; ex-Rafe;
ex-Bobby, AMC) talks about his past troubles, his wife, and his new
"Where Are They Now?" catches up with Ion Overman (ex-Gabriela).
In a short piece, Michael Easton (John, OLTL; ex-Caleb) says he believes
Kelly Monaco (Sam, GH; ex-Livvie/ex-Tess) will be a big star.
From Soap Opera Digest November 1st:
In an interview, Kimberlin Brown
(Sheila, Y&R/ex-B&B; ex-Paige, OLTL; ex-Dr. Rachel Locke; ex-Shelly Clark,
ANOTHER WORLD; ex-Danny, CAPITOL) discusses her return to Y&R, her OLTL
role, and the disguise she must don when Sheila pretends to be Jen.
From Soap Opera Digest October 18th:
Brian Gaskill (Rafe) and his wife Tonya
welcomed their first child 9/26.
Michael Easton (Caleb) confirmed that he and his wife Ginevra were married a
There are rumors that Erin Hershey Presley (Alison) might play Brooke's
sister, Donna, on B&B.
From Soap Opera Digest September 20th:
Kimberlin Brown (ex-Rachel, now Sheila on Y&R)
is featured in a one-page interview.
Kelly Monaco (ex-Livvie, now Sam on GH) talks about her upcoming "Dancing
with the Stars" dance-off with John O'Hurley. She denies that she will be
leaving the show any time soon, and in fact says that if she did get offered
a primetime show (such as "Desperate Housewives"), she would juggle both
Louise Sorel (ex-Donatella) shows pictures from her recent trip to Africa.
From Soap Opera Weekly September 20th:
Brian Gaskill (ex-Rafe) starts on ATWT 9/27 as
B.J. (formerly Byron), Katie's secret admirer.
From Soap Opera Digest September 13th:
Rumors are circulating that Jay Pickett
(ex-Frank; ex-Chip, DAYS) may be looking to join the cast of ATWT, where his
former on-screen love Marie Wilson (ex-Karen) already plays Meg.
From Soap Opera Digest September 6th:
In an interview, Ian Buchanan (Greg Madden,
AMC; ex-Joshua Temple; ex-James Warrick, B&B; ex-Duke Lavery, GH) talks
about his latest storyline, his outside projects, and his inability to
In an interview, Marie Wilson (Meg, ATWT; ex-Karen) talks about her
bi-coastal commute, her last soap role, and working alongside former
on-screen dad Kin Shriner (Keith, ATWT; ex-Scotty, GH/PORT CHARLES).
From Soap Opera Digest August 16th:
On 8/11, Kelly Monaco (Sam, GH; ex-Tess/ex-Livvie)
tackles the second dual role of her career when she begins as GH'S Alicia
Beginning on 9/6, the role of PASSIONS's Sheridan will be temporarily played
by Shannon Sturges (ex-Kate; ex-Reese, SAVANNAH; ex-Molly, DAYS) while
McKenzie Westmore recovers from an inner ear infection.
From Soap Opera Digest August 2nd:
Brian Gaskill (ex-Oscar, B&B; ex-Rafe;
ex-Bobby, AMC) begins on ATWT in late September as an as-yet-unnamed
In a short piece, Larry Poindexter (Dr. Thomas, GH) says he was already
friends with Jon Lindstrom (ex-Kevin, GH/PORT CHARLES) before landing the GH
From Soap Opera Digest July 19th:
Brian Gaskill (ex-Oscar, B&B; ex-Rafe;
ex-Bobby, AMC) and wife Tonya are expecting their first baby in October.
From Soap Opera Digest July 12th:
Wayne Northrop (ex-Rex) is returning to DAYS
in early August, but not as his former character, Roman (currently portrayed
by Josh Taylor).
From Soap Opera Digest June 28th:
On 7/5, Kimberlin Brown (ex-Sheila, B&B/Y&R;
ex-Rachel; ex-Candace, SANTA BARBARA) exits the role of OLTL's Paige,
reportedly due to a contract dispute. Rumors are circulating she will
reprise her role as crazy Sheila on Y&R.
From Soap Opera Digest May 31st:
Ian Buchanan (Dr. Greg Madden, AMC; ex-Joshua;
ex-James, B&B; ex-Duke, GH) says he is excited to be working with Rebecca
Budig and Susan Lucci (Greenlee and Erica, AMC); Buchanan makes his first
AMC appearance on 5/30.
Marie Wilson (Meg, ATWT; ex-Karen) is featured in a short piece about nice
From Soap Opera Digest May 24th:
Ian Buchanan (Dr. Greg Madden, AMC; ex-Joshua;
ex-James, B&B; ex-Duke, GH) is featured in the cover story about big names
returning to soap roles or jumping to other soaps.
From Soap Opera Digest May 17th:
Beginning on 5/30, Ian Buchanan (ex-Joshua;
ex-James, B&B; ex-Duke, GH) plays AMC's fertility specialist Dr. Greg
From Soap Opera Digest May 3rd:
On 6/16, Marie Wilson (ex-Karen, PORT CHARLES)
will begin in the recast role of ATWT's Meg Snyder. In an added twist,
Wilson played the daughter of Kin Shriner's (Keith, ATWT; ex-Scott, GH/PORT
CHARLES) character on PORT CHARLES.
From Soap Opera Digest April 19th:
Marie Wilson (ex-Karen, PORT CHARLES/GH) is
mentioned in an article about soap stars who also appear in commercials.
From Soap Opera Weekly March 29th:
On 4/1, Kent Masters-King (ex-Imani,
PORT CHARLES; ex-Drucilla, Y&R; ex-Julie, KNOTS LANDING) begins on GH as
Sonny and Alexis's court-ordered psychologist, Dr. Winters.
From Soap Opera Digest March 29th:
Jay Bontatibus (ex-Andy, GH/PORT CHARLES; ex-Tony, Y&R) plays a compound
guard on PASSIONS on 3/28, 3/29, and 3/30.
From Soap Opera Digest March 22nd:
"Where Are They Now?" catches up with Brian Presley (ex-Jack, PORT
From Soap Opera Digest March 15th:
Marie Wilson (ex-Karen, GH/PORT CHARLES) may be up for roles on Y&R and
In a short interview, Pat Crowley (ex-Mary, PORT CHARLES; ex-Rebecca,
GENERATIONS; ex-Emily, DYNASTY) talks about her short-term stint as B&B's
In "Roundup," Kelly Monaco (Sam, GH; ex-Livvie/ex-Tess, PORT CHARLES)
says Maurice Benard (Sonny, GH) is the hottest guy in soaps.
From Soap Opera Digest November
Kin Shriner (soon-to-be-ex-Harrison, Y&R; ex-Scott, PORT CHARLES/GH;
ex-Mike, RITUALS; ex-Jeb, TEXAS) is being brought on ATWT as someone from
From Soap Opera Digest November
In "Roundup," Alexa Havins (Babe, AMC) says she once tested for the role
of a rocker chick on PORT CHARLES.
From Soap Opera Digest November 16th:
In a profile piece and sidebar, Julie Pinson (Billie, DAYS; ex-Shiloh,
Y&R; ex-Eve, PORT CHARLES) talks about her previous stab at getting her
current role, her previous roles, and her resemblance to former Billie Lisa
From Soap Opera Digest October 19th:
Although B&B says he is still a recurring part of the cast,
Brian Gaskill (Oscar, B&B; ex-Rafe, PORT CHARLES; ex-Bobby, AMC)
says he believes his time at B&B is over, and he is looking for
A story about past soap stars features Carly Schroeder (ex-Serena).
From Soap Opera Digest October 12th:
The rumors are not true: Erin Hershey Presley (ex-Alison) says she has
not signed a deal with B&B.
From Soap Opera Weekly October 5th:
So far, Kimberlin Brown (Dr. Paige Miller, OLTL; ex-Sheila, B&B/Y&R;
ex-Rachel, PORT CHARLES) is loving her new role, despite the commute from
her home in Las Vegas to the OLTL studios in New York.
From Soap Opera Digest October 5th:
Kin Shriner (ex-Scott; Harrison, Y&R) is chosen as Performer of the Week
From Soap Opera Digest September 21st:
Kimberlin Brown (ex-Sheila, B&B/Y&R; ex-Rachel, PORT CHARLES; ex-Shelly,
ANOTHER WORLD) has snagged the role on OLTL originally intended for Mary
Beth Evans (Sierra, ATWT).
From Soap Opera Digest August 24th:
Julie Pinson (ex-Shiloh, Y&R; ex-Eve, PORT CHARLES) has been hired for a
role on DAYS.
GH/PORT CHARLES's Scott and Karen are featured in an article about
From Soap Opera Digest August 17th:
Julie Pinson (ex-Shiloh, Y&R; ex-Eve, PORT CHARLES) has
reportedly read for a role on DAYS.
From Soap Opera Digest July 13th:
B&B says they have no plans to recast the role of Bridget
(currently played by Emily Harrison) with Erin Hershey Presley (ex-Alison,
PORT CHARLES), but would not rule out hiring her for a different role in the
From Soap Opera Weekly July 7th:
Brian Gaskill (ex-Rafe) has been dropped to recurring
status on Bold & The Beautiful.
From Soap Opera Digest June 29th:
Erin Hershey Presley (ex-Alison, PC) is rumored to be up
for the role of a recast Belle on DAYS. Sources say Brian Presley (ex-Jack,
PC) has been deemed too young for the role of GH's Steven Lars.
Jeffrey Byron (ex-Mark, PC) is quoted in a tribute article to his real-life
mother, the late Anna Lee (ex-Lila, GH).
From Soap Opera Digest May 25th:
This year's Emmy nominees include Thorsten Kaye (ex-Ian,
PC) for Outstanding Lead Actor and Brian Presley (ex-Jack, PC) for
Outstanding Younger Actor.
From Soap Opera Digest April 27th:
Thorsten Kaye will be playing casino owner Zachery Slater on AMC and
will first air in May.
The show's producer is Julie Hanan Carruthers, whom he worked with on PC. He
will be involved in a story with Bobby and Erica. Kaye is relocating to NYC
along with Susan Haskell and their baby McKenna.
From Soap Opera Weekly April 20th:
Thorsten Kaye (ex-Ian, PC; ex-Patrick, OLTL) will be joining AMC as a
new character. Online rumors have said that he will be a casino owner and
have dealings with Erica. He and Susan Haskell (ex-Granya, PC; ex-Marty,
OLTL) and their daughter will be moving to NYC.
From Soap Opera Weekly March 23rd:
Nominated for an Emmy this year were Thorsten Kaye (Ian) and Brian
Erin Hershey Presley (Alison) may be hired by The Bold & The Beautiful.
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