Morash (Mike Casey)
Updated on June 3:
More presenters for the Creative Arts ceremony have been released and go as follows: "All My Children's" Denyse Tontz (Miranda) and Eric Nelsen (AJ), "The Bold And The Beautiful's" Don Diamont (Bill) and Heather Tom (Katie), "Days Of Our Lives'" Kassie DePaiva (Eve), Freddie Smith (Sonny) and Guy Wilson (Will), "General Hospital's" Lisa LoCicero (Olivia) and William deVry (Julian), "One Life To Live's" Tuc Watkins (ex-David), and "The Young And The Restless'" Lauralee Bell (Christine), Sean Carrigan (Stitch) and Jess Walton (Jill).
Aside from the soap opera stars, other presenters include "America Now's" Leeza Gibbons, "Green Screen Adventures'" Jessica Carleton, "Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope's" Joseph Rosendo, Nickelodeon's "The Fresh Beat Band," "Peg + Cat's'' Hayley Faith Negrin, "Sesame Street's" Leslie Rudolph-Carrara and David Rudman, "The Better Show's" Rebecca Budig (ex-Greenlee, "AMC") and JD Roberto, and "This Old House's" Kevin O'Connor, Richard Trethewey, Roger Cook, Tom Silva and Norm Abrams.
Previously Reported on May 15:
Producer and director of the historic "The French Chef" with Julia Child and the creator of "This Old House," Russ Morash will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 41st Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
"When I first moved from New Zealand to the US almost 30 years ago, the Daytime TV shows that caught my attention were created by Russ Morash," said Brent Stanton, Executive Director, Daytime Emmy® Awards. "His innovation of using specialists in the role of hosts on such shows as 'This Old House,' 'The Victory Garden' and 'The New Yankee Workshop' helped to pave the way for the proliferation of the Lifestyle genres on television and the internet."
Previously Reported on April 29:
The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Entertainment Creative Arts Gala will be held at the Westin Bonaventure in downtown Los Angeles, California on Friday June 20. Those behind the scenes who work to bring our soap operas to life will be honored at the annual ceremony.
Veteran actress June Lockhart ("General Hospital's" ex-Maria Ramirez, on and off from 1984 - 1998) will be a presenter at this year's ceremony and stated, "I am thrilled to be part of the Creative Arts presentation. After all, if it weren't for the creative minds behind this industry of entertainment, I wouldn't be here today." Lockhart is also known for her longtime work on such series as "Lux Video Theatre," "Lassie" and numerous others over her 80 year acting career.
Stay tuned for more presenters as they are released and read details surrounding the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, as well as more updates by visiting Soaps.com's Emmy Coverage section.
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- Amy Mistretta