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Actor updates for June 12 – 18.

This week, find out which Pine Valley stars took the stage to recognize their peers, catch up on new cast members and get the dish on who's expecting.

Lindsay Hartley and Vincent Irizarry present at Emmys.
This weekend, Lindsay Hartley (Cara) and Vincent Irizarry (David) presented at the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. Irizarry presented Kristen Alderson with her award for Outstanding Young Actress In A Drama Series portraying Starr Manning on "General Hospital." Hartley presented the Outstanding Young Actor In A Drama Series to Chandler Massey (Will Horton, "Days of our Lives"). Robert Scott Wilson (Pete Cortlandt) and Denyse Tontz (Miranda Montgomery) presented at last weekend's Creative Arts Emmy Awards as well. Visit's coverage of the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards to find out which former "AMC" stars graced the red carpet and took home an Emmy.

Cady McClain at Emmys.
Cady McClain (Dixie) was having fun at the Emmys and shared pictures of her personal highlights on Twitter, including this one of her and George Lucas.

CNN's Jake Tapper to visit Pine Valley.
Jake Tapper is scheduled to appear on "AMC" as investigative reporter Spencer Phillips. Look for his appearance in mid-August. To prepare for the role which includes a scene with Julia Rose Barr (Brooke), Tapper got advice from Thorsten Kay (Zach).

Paula Garces and Eden Riegel pregnant.
Paula Garces (Lea) recently announced that she and her husband Antonia Hernandez are expecting. This will be the couple's first child. Eden Riegel (Bianca) also tweeted her good news on Father's Day that she and her husband are expecting too.

Susan Lucci in Devious Maids premiere.
Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane) was seen recently at the Cable Show convention promoting her new show "Devious Maids." Two of the maids characterized in the show work in her character's household. The show premieres on Lifetime this Sunday at 10:00 PM.

Justin Bruening returns to Switched At Birth.
Justin Bruening (ex-Jamie Martin) will return as Chef Jeff in "Switched At Birth's" July 29 episode. There are no spoilers yet on the character's return to the show.

Michael Nader on returning to Pine Valley.
During a conference call Michael Nader (Dimitri) stated he was surprised to be tracked down for the reboot of "AMC" online after being off the show for about 13 years. His character just returned to Pine Valley and Nader is probably getting as much excitement out of it as the fans over the newness of the whole experience. Viewers can keep up with Nader's antics in the All My Children Recaps that are posted every Monday and Wednesday.

AMC Emmy history.
Susan Lucci was up for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series 18 times before finally winning her Daytime Emmy Award in 1999.

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