Casting

  • Renee Jones Leaving ‘Days of our Lives’

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    Renee Jones has made one of the most daring decisions of her life. The "Days of our Lives" actress has decided to quit acting and leave the NBC daytime soap after a 20-year career that has spawned one of the longest and most successful pairings in daytime with her character Lexie Carver and James Reynolds' Abe Carver.
  • Blake Hood is ‘Y&R’s’ New Kyle Abbott

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    According to The Hollywood Reporter, CBS' "The Young and the Restless" has cast actor Blake Hood in the contract role of Kyle Jenkins Abbott, the son of Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman) and Diane Jenkins (last played by Maura West). The character left the canvas shortly after the murder of his mother last year in the soaps yearly whodunit storyline.
  • Airdates Set for Some Returning ‘One Life’ Stars

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    Albert L. Ortega/WireImage
    December may bring the first signs of the winter season, but as the month begins things will be heating up on "One Life to Live" when several familiar faces return to the canvas as the show's ABC run prepares to come to an end.
  • Minor ‘One Life to Live’ Casting Updates for December and Name That Song

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    As "One Life to Live" gets ready to conclude its run on ABC in January 2012, the soap continues with more comings and goings. What follows are the latest comings and goings as the calendar changes from November to December.
  • ‘OLTL’ Welcomes Back Tonja Walker

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    Tonja Walker brings popular villainess Alex Olanov back to "One Life to Live" for four episodes that began on Thursday, November 17, when it was revealed that she has a shocking connection to another Llanview resident, Cutter Wentworth (Josh Kelly). Walker's other airdates include November 18, 21, and 22.
  • Tam Returns to Llanview ‘One Last Time’

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    Donna Svennevik/ABC
    Jason Tam returns to "One Life to Live" as Markko Rivera the same day the show wraps production on its ABC Daytime run.
  • Buddy Speaks Out About Hasty ‘One Life’ Exit

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    As we previously reported, "One Life to Live" was forced to replace Brandon Buddy with Van Hughes in the role of Cole Thornhart just one day after Buddy reprised the character for an upcoming storyline with ex-girlfriend Starr Manning (Kristen Alderson). Now the actor has taken to Twitter to apologize to fans for the sudden turn of events.
  • Face Off! ‘OLTL’ Casts Stacy’s Shady Brazilian Doc

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    Talk about being two faced! After Stacy (Farah Fath) heads south of the Equator to Brazil this week to have her old plastic surgeon Dr. Fascinella make her look like her old self again, the doc himself finally gets a face of his own.
  • ‘Life’ Behind Bars? Jailed Llanview Residents Return as Soap Winds Down

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    With several former cast members, whose characters are currently incarcerated in Statesville Prison for various crimes and offenses, many "One Life to Live" fans have been left wondering what the show has planned for them.
  • Ford Trio’s Daddy Dearest Comes Back to ‘Life’ as John Wesley Shipp Returns to Set

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    Looks like another ghostly return for "One Life to Live." John Wesley Shipp, who played the abusive father of the Ford brothers and ex-husband of their mom Inez Salinger (Jessica Leccia) appears to be headed back to Llanview for the show's final days on the air. But just what brings the murdered deadbeat dad back to the canvas?