“The end of an era.”

The entire soap opera world was rocked yesterday when news came that One Life To Live had been canceled. Llanview actors, past and present, took to Twitter to share their initial thoughts on the news…

Bree Williamson (Jessica/Tess) said to her fans, “You guys are so lovely. Unfortunately I am not sure there is anything anyone can do.”

Melissa Archer (Natalie) tweeted, “Thank you all for your kind words. Show is still going for now & we are gonna make it rock till the end!”

Gina Tognoni (Kelly) said, “Terribly super sad day. I am grateful for the opportunity One life had given me over the years, it is a piece of my heart- love you.”

Kristen Alderson (Starr) said, “Of course we are all very devastated about the news, but are very grateful we have time to process it.”

Kim Zimmer (Echo) admitted, “Devastating. Not surprised it’s still so sad that a genre of TV is disappearing. 1: that’s important, 2: the employment of many diverse people.”

Lenny Platt (Nate) tweeted, “‘OLTL’ has given me so much in this past year, and I’ll always be grateful to have been a part of it. Truly the end of an era.”

Brandon Buddy (ex-Cole) stated, “Very sorry to all that have watched and been so dedicated to “OLTL.” I’m just glad that I can say that I was once part of something special!!!”

Terrell Tilford (ex-Greg) tweeted, “Tragic! Absolutely terrible!”

Brittany Underwood (ex-Langston) said to fans, “So sorry to hear about “OLTL,” you guys have been so dedicated, I feel awful for you guys.”

Tika Sumpter (ex-Layla) said, “Wow, even though I am no longer on “OLTL” it makes me sad to know it’s canceled.”

Jason Tam (ex-Markko) said, “It was fun while it lasted.”

Brett Claywell (ex-Kyle) stated, “Today “AMC” and “OLTL” began their slow fade to black. NYC was a blessing. Thanks for the memories and friendships.”

Soaps.com is continuing to talk to the actors and will bring readers more in-depth quotes about what this means to them, as well as how they feel toward the fans who have supported them. Read what Mark Lawson (Brody) told us in regards to the devastating news through Interview: Mark Lawson On One Life To Live’s Cancellation.