All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Soap Opera’

Eileen Davidson Returning to Days Of Our Lives

Eileen Davidson is returning to Salem! According to Access Hollywood, Davidson will be returning to the daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives in 2015. The 55-year-old actress will be reprising her role as Kristen DiMera, whom she portrayed from 1993 to 1998 and 2012 to 2013. She also recently concluded a 12-week stint on the show earlier this month. …

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Alison Sweeney Says Goodbye To Days Of Our Lives

After 21 years of playing Sami Brady on the soap opera Days of Our Lives, Alison Sweeney has finally called it a wrap. Sweeney joined the soap opera in 1993 and later won a special fan award from the Daytime Emmys in 2002. Not only has she been busy with the soap, she also took on the role as the …

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Kate O’Mara: British Actress of ‘Dynasty’ Dies at 74

British actress Kate O’Mara passed away Sunday at a nursing home in Sussex, England. Her agent, Phil Belfield, confirmed in a written statement that O’Mara died from an unspecified illness. “Kate O’Mara passed away peacefully today at a nursing home in Sussex after a short Illness,” he wrote. “She was a delight to know and an extraordinary woman and actress …

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Days of Our Lives to Continue Without Alison Sweeney

Tuesday was a rough day for Days of Our Lives fans as the news quickly spread that Alison Sweeney would be leaving the show after playing Sami Brady for the past 21 years. Today, daytime diehards can breathe a sigh of relief. Sweeney announced on The Ellen Degeneres Show that she was leaving Days to spend more time with her …

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Alison Sweeney Saying Goodbye to “Days of Our Lives”

Alison Sweeney started working on the daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives when she was just 16-years-old. Fast-forward 21 years and Sweeney is still portraying Sami Brady. However, now there is an end point. The 37-year-old actress is finally saying goodbye to Salem. Sweeney announced on the Ellen Degeneres Show on Tuesday that she plans to leave the long-running …

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Michael Muhney Fired After Groping Soap Actress

Soap operas have always been notorious for re-casting characters seemingly out of nowhere. But since the television niche is filled with a sea of actors who wish to stay in the genre, actors from tend to leap from show to show and character to character. Later, the actor might to the show to step back into the role or as …

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Jeanne Cooper Dies; ‘The Young and the Restless’ Star Was 84

Actress Jeanne Cooper, born Wilma Jeanne Cooper, has died at the age of 84. Cooper was best known for her 40-year run as Katherine Chancellor on the U.S. soap opera The Young and the Restless. According to a statement from Cooper’s son, actor Corbin Bernsen, Cooper died early Wednesday. According to Bernsen, she died peacefully in her sleep, with her …

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William Roache: Soap Actor Gets Rape Charge

The Guinness World Record holder for the longest-serving soap actor has now been charged with rape. According to a BBC News report, 81-year-old William Roache has been charged with two counts of rape. Roache plays Ken Barlow on the long-running British soap opera Coronation Street. He has appeared in the series since its first episode in 1960. Roache is accused …

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