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    One Life To Live CAST - Asa Buchanan - Daily Updates Archive

    Full detailed profile on Asa Buchanan Played by Philip Carey on One Life To Live Daytime Soap Opera.

    Philip Carey

    Birthday: 1925-07-15
    Birthplace: Hackensack, New Jersey
    Marital Status: Married to Colleen Carey
    Real Name: Philip Carey
    Height: 6' 4''


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    Lives Are At Stake!

    Monday, March 09 2009

    Today's episode was In Memory of Phil Carey (Asa Buchanan) who passed away on February 6, 2009.

    A Message From The Grave!

    Monday, December 29 2008

    When Beaver Calhoun, Asa's lawyer, shows up at the Buchanan mansion, with a message from Asa, Clint, Bo, Nora, Renee and Nigel are shocked to hear that it involves Asa's long lost son! Beaver puts in a DVD where Asa rants at his family for allowing Buchanan Enterprises to sink since his death. After Asa declares, "You knew the stakes… stock up, you're rich, stocks down, you're broke. You blew it," he informs that the gravy train is over - Nora is kicked out of the mansion, Clint is instructed to try to get Viki back and Bo to get a better job! Asa then says it's time to give someone else a chance - the son he never acknowledged… Asa leaves his entire empire to David Vickers! Asa knows that David is a con, says that he'll probably spend his money as fast as he can then challenges his family to, "Stop him!" Before Beaver leaves, he instructs everyone to get their stuff together then says he has a detective looking for David, who will have everything turned over to him the minute he finds him!

    An Admission Of Love In 1968!

    Tuesday, August 19 2008

    Bo is in the Buchanan ranch living room in 2008 when Asa appears to him. As Bo talks about his drunken ride, and how he set out to prove himself to Asa's memory, Bo admits how it felt to 'be' Asa and chastises him for how he treated those in his life. Although Asa claimed that everything he did was for his boys, Bo says, "Because you make a baby with someone… that doesn't make you a father." Bo admits that although he lost a lot during his time in Texas, he finally found a way to let go, "Of you." After Asa admits that he never wanted to make Bo feel bad about himself, Bo tells Asa that he can rest now knowing that he doesn't need to live up to anyone's standards anymore. After Bo and Asa admit how much they miss each other, Asa confesses, "You and your brother are the best things I ever did." Asa takes a sip of his drink then is gone. Although Bo stares with sadness at the empty chair where Asa once sat, he's comforted to see a glass resting on the end table!

    A Journey To The Great Beyond!

    Monday, July 21 2008

    At their first stop, Megan urges Viki to go check out the first floor while she waits for her. Inside, Viki sees a desk – with Asa behind it! Talking to her dear old friend, Asa claims he’s been talking to the ‘Great Man Upstairs’ with hopes of getting moved up a floor! Over talk about Dorian and Charlie, Asa tells Viki, “I’ve missed you… Don’t you worry, everything’s going to be all right.” While Asa takes a call from ‘up above’, Viki gets back on the elevator, to which Megan says, “Where you go from here is up to you – it’s always been up to you.”

    There's A Storm Brewing...

    Wednesday, July 16 2008

    Alone, Bo sees Asa appear, who says, “You drunken bum. What a disappointment you turned out to be.” As Bo rants about all the hardships in their relationship, Asa warns him, “I could have broke you back then… I still can.” Asa begins comparing Bo to Clint and belittling him for all of the things that have happened since he died. “Clint tried to fight it!” Asa says. “You didn’t have any guts Bo… You still don’t.”

    Mr. & Mrs. David Vickers!

    Tuesday, November 13 2007

    As the words out of Asa’s mouth state, “I leave you exactly nothing,” everyone wonders what Asa has in store for B.E. to which Beaver assures Clint, “Oh, don’t you worry, your daddy had it all figured out – and it’s a dosey!” Restarting the video, Asa says his fortune will stay in trust, and be redispersed at a later date, if his terms are met! “The company will be shared by each and every one of you,” Asa goes on. “What you do will determined its future – and your own!” Asa then explains that although everyone in the family will get equal shares, he’s set it up so no one can ever sell or trade their shares! Asa’s goal states, “If you all get along, the company will grow.” And so will their pocketbooks! On one last note, Asa appears to get choked up and says, “I do love you, every last one of you… goodbye.” It isn’t until the screen goes blank that Matthew cries out, “No… He’s gone…”

    When Nigel brings in the champagne, although some think Asa’s plan may very well be a recipe for disaster, Renee objects and adds, “I think it all makes perfect sense.” Though Renee claims it may not always be easy, she says, “Asa’s real legacy is the love in this room.” Everyone lifts their glass to Asa…

    Missing: Marty & Cole Thornhart!

    Monday, November 12 2007

    After Asa announces having a long lost son, everyone is stunned! When Renee suggests that Nigel would be the only one who would know who Asa was talking about, Nigel claims that nothing was left for him. Once the video is restarted, Asa leaves an envelope with Nigel to give to Asa’s other son – when the time is right. However, Clint demands to know the name of his long lost brother – now! Although Renee begs of Nigel to reveal the name of Asa’s son, Nigel plans to honor Asa’s wish then listens on as Asa leaves him the keys to his yacht and the deed to his island St. Blazes! After Nigel leaves the room, Clint and Nora wonder who the mystery son is!

    Asa's Last Wishes

    Friday, November 09 2007

    With the family gathered at the ranch, Asa’s lawyer turns on the TV and starts the video taping of Asa’s will to which Asa says, “My family… every last one of them… is going to get what’s coming to them.” Starting with small gifts, Renee is presented a with a large diamond…

    To Jessica, Asa talks about a favorite horse then Nigel presents Jessica with a horseshoe. Holding it in her hand, Jessica listens on as Asa explains that it used to be his lucky charm – before Jessie came into his life!

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