Dame Joan Collins recalls working with the late Michael Nader on "Dynasty" and how "All My Children" wouldn't let him appear in the "Dynasty" reunion special, plus more behind-the-scenes secrets.

It's with great sadness to report the passing of "All My Children" and "Dynasty" fan favorite Michael Nader. The actor died Monday, August 23 at his home with his wife and the family's rescue dog by his side. He was just 76 years old.

"Equal Standard" writer/producer Joseph "Taheim" Bryan died Thursday after being shot six times in the arm and torso. Police are still searching for the shooter. The film's cast, including Maurice Benard, Tobias Truvillion and Ice-T share stories about the loss of their friend.

"General Hospital" honored the life of former cast member Jay Pickett with a tribute card aired at the end of the Tuesday, August 17 broadcast. Pickett died last month of an apparent heart attack. He was just 60 years old.

Soap alum Jay Pickett ("Port Charles," "General Hospital," "Days of our Lives") has died. Reportedly his death occurred during production on his new movie "Treasure Valley” in Idaho, according to the actor's friend and the film's co-producer Jim Heffel. He was just 60 years old.

John Reilly, best known for his portrayal of Sean Donely on "General Hospital" has died. The actor was 84 years old.

Sandy Dvore, designer of the iconic brushstroke logo for "The Young and the Restless" has died at the age of 86.

Fred Willard, who won a Daytime Emmy Award for his portrayal of John Forrester on "The Bold and the Beautiful," has died. He was 86 years old.

Little Richard dead at 87. Rock 'n' Roll legend performed at weddings of "OLTL's' Bo and Nora (1995), and "Y&R's" Jeffrey and Gloria (2008).

Daytime veteran John Callahan ("All My Children") has died after suffering a massive stroke at his home. The actor was 66 years old.

Lee Phillip Bell, co-creator of "The Young and the Restless" and "The Bold and the Beautiful," has died at 91 years old.

Veteran soap star Marj Dusay ("All My Children," "Guiding Light") has died at the age of 83.

Best known for his portrayal of Neil Winters on CBS' "The Young and the Restless," actor Kristoff St. John has died at the age of 52.

Long-time "General Hospital" head of hair and makeup Donna Messina has died after a reported bout with cancer.

Character actor Robert Mandan has died at the age of 86. He played the hilarious Chester Tate on "Soap," a spoof of the popular ABC daytime soap operas airing at the time.

"The Young and the Restless" alum George Kennedy, who played Victor Newman's (Eric Braeden) absentee father, Albert Miller, died on February 29. He was 91.

"General Hospital" alum George Gaynes, who originated the role of mob boss Frank Smith and terrorized Luke (Anthony Geary) and Laura (Genie Francis) in 1980, died February 15 in North Bend, Washington. He was 98.

Best known for his starring role as Steve Elliott in the CBS sitcom "Petticoat Junction," actor <strong>Mike Minor</strong> has died. The former soap star, who made a big impression on daytime fans as Brandon Kingsley on "All My Children" and as Dr. Royal Dunning on "Another World," <a href="http://programminginsider.com/network/actor-mike-minor-dead-at-75/" target="_blank">passed away</a> on Thursday, January 28. He was 75 years old.

"One Life to Live's'" <strong>Patricia Elliott</strong> has died at the age of 77. The actress, who portrayed Renee Divine on the former ABC Daytime drama series passed away on Sunday, December 20 in her Manhattan home after a battle with cancer, reports her niece, <strong>Sally Fay</strong>.

"One Life to Live" alum Kathy Brier (ex-Marcie Walsh McBain) delivered a touching eulogy to Nathaniel Marston (ex-Michael McBain) at his recent sea burial in Kauai, Hawaii. On Friday, December 11, the actress posted her touching words on her Facebook page, at the request of Marston's mother Elizabeth Jackson.

Daytime legend <strong>David Canary</strong>, best remembered for his dual role as Adam and Stuart Chandler on "All My Children," has died. The actor, who was 77, passed away of natural causes on November 16 at The Greens at Cannondale in Wilton, Connecticut.

Actor, model and fitness expert <strong>Greg Plitt</strong> has died. The former "Work Out" reality star was struck by a Metrolink train in Burbank, California on Saturday, January 17 and was pronounced dead at the scene. According to police, Plitt, along with a group of friends, appeared to have been taking video prior to the incident. Plitt played Henderson in three episodes of NBC's "Days of our Lives" from 2007-2008. He was just 37 years old.