Full detailed profile on Derek Frye Played by Charles Parnell on All My Children Daytime Soap Opera.
Charles Parnell (Soaps.com)
Actor: Charles Parnell
Who played Derek Frye over the years
William Christian (June 1990 - 1995; 1995 - August 28, 2005)
Useful information on Derek Frye
* Marital Status - Single/Divorced.
Current: Acting Police Chief (Effective 11 September 2003)
Past: Lieutenant, Pine Valley Police Department
Derek was promoted from officer to detective when Trevor Dillon left the Pine Valley Police Department. Derek married Mimi Reed and they had a daughter, but when they divorced Mimi took the child and moved away. When Anna Devane left PV, Derek stepped up to Acting Police Chief.
His first big case was the Cambias murder, and although he ended up offending close friends by trying to find the culprit, he saw the case concluded when Bianca Montgomery finally remembered the night she had blacked out. Everyone in Pine Valley had been suspect in the case.
Derek's work on the Greg Madden murder case went down the drain along with his friendship with Tad Martin. Derek was certain that he had the right suspects on trial, but Tad undermined the case by concocting a lie on the witness stand that set Dixie and Zach free. Although we all know the true killer, the case remains unsolved.
Now, there is a serial killer on the loose. Two of the women of Fusion Cosmetics have been killed, and Derek's daughter works there. Besides having a professional interest in finding the culprit, he has a much stronger personal one. Simone and Erin are gone, and Derek's job is to make sure they are the last to lose their lives needlessly.
Mimi Reed (divorced)
Livia Frye (sister)
Terrence Frye (nephew)
Jamal Cudahy (nephew by adoption)
Danielle Frye (daughter with Mimi)
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Derek calls Tad's office, tells Jesse the cops are digging up the grave and hangs up. Jesse fills in Tad and Rob and then says he'll be there when his grave comes up! Tad wants Jesse to stay out of it but Rob thinks it is a good idea to go. Just then Angie walks in.
Jesse and Angie arrive at the police station, and Jesse sees the photo of him from when he “died in the line of duty.” Derek and Jesse talk about the case, but Jesse is still not convinced that all of the loose ends are tied up. He asks Derek to let him know if anything else pops up about this case. Angie pumps up Jesse to live the rest of their lives together. As they embrace, a procession of cops file into the room, giving Jesse a standing ovation, leaving Jesse and Angie proud and tearful.