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Walker Brings Alex Back to ‘Life’

Walker Brings Alex Back to ‘Life’

Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 6:35 PM ET by Scotty Gore

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(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Tonya Walker returns to “One Life to Live” as fan favorite Alex Olanov.

The actress, who has played the lovable villainess off and on since 1990 is making her way back to Llanview. Walker announced this evening on her Facebook page that “Yes it is true! I have been asked back to ‘One Life to Live’ for One Day or One Week! Who knows? Who Cares?! I am just thrilled and grateful. But now I have to get ready to go back in front of the camera again… I am thinking of starting to video tape that journey tomorrow. Would anyone watch it? Let me know ok? 30 days til ‘One Life’ Could start tomorrow…”

She also said Ok so 30 days til one life… I had my Isagenix shake,took the youngest to school worked with her school theatre group on their musical til 8,got coffee, was SO tempted by muffins at the coffee shop. had asmall bite and I am leaving the others in the car. I have to workout. There is no time to go to class so workout here, Then PYP meeting then we will see if we can get this hair in shape…and eat just a little!   I am dieting to get back to work. I want to post a video of all this prep. Just trying to decide where. I guess my website? You tube?”

Walker, who originated the role of Alex in 1990, left the show in 1997. She returned again for brief stints in 2001, 2002, 2007, and 2009. She also played Lizbeth Bachman on “Capitol” from 1982-86, and Marine Green on “Guiding Light” from 2003-2004. A former Miss Teen All-American and Miss Maryland USA, Walker also produced the 2007 award winning family film “The Derby Stallion,” which co-starred Zach Efron.

No word yet on what brings Alex back to Llanview or exactly when viewers can expect to begin seeing her onscreen. SON will continue to follow the story and bring you further details as they develop.

“One Life to Live” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on ABC.com and SOAPnet.com. Check local listings.