One Life To Live Soap Digest
Actor updates from January 9 – 15:
Soaps.com has the latest details surrounding what’s going on in the careers of the former “One Life To Live” actors. This week includes a “Revenge” appearance, a DGA nominee, Primetime guest spots, a Happy Birthday treat for a former Llanview actor’s dog, some baby news and one more actor signs with Prospect Park…
Robin Strasser signs with Prospect Park:
We will be seeing Dorian Lord again in Llanview once the online migration takes place, as Robin Strasser has signed with Prospect Park. Get all the current details through Prospect Park To Migrate AMC And OLTL Online.
Renee Elise Goldsberry’s latest Primetime gigs:
A few weeks ago we reported that (ex-Evangeline Williamson) Renee Elise Goldsberry was cast on The Following and now we have a few more places where you can catch the actress in 2013. Goldsberry not only returned to CBS’ “The Good Wife” last Sunday at 9:00 PM, she’ll also appear on NBC’s “Law & Order: SVU,” which airs Mondays at 10:00 PM. Stay tuned, as we’ll bring readers her airdate when it’s released.
Mellini Kantayya at The Soundtrack Series:
Longtime recurring Llanview actress Mellini Kantayya, who played a nurse from 2005 to 2011, will be reading at The Soundtrack Series on Thursday January 24. Narrators will relay stories about songs at the Gallery at LPR at 158 Bleecker Street in New York City, New York. You must be 21 to attend with doors opening at 7:00 PM prior to the 8:00 PM show time. Please visit The Soundtrack Series for further information.
Trevor St. John’s In The Family Top Ten of 2012:
The Toronto Standard placed Trevor St. John’s (ex-Victor Lord) film “In The Family” in the number four spot for the top ten films of 2012. If you haven’t attended a screening of the film visit In The Family for all upcoming screenings.
Matt Walton in The Fig Leaves Are Falling:
Matt Walton, ex-Eli Clarke, is back onstage in "The Fig Leaves Are Falling." Fans can take in one of his shows, which officially opened on January 13, at the Connelly Theatre at 220 East 4th Street in Manhattan, New York until January 26. The production surrounds a 1960s spoof about suburban life, love and infidelity. For tickets please visit Smart Tix.
One Life To Live nominated for a DGA Award:
Former "One Life To Live's" Jill Mitwell and her team was nominated for a Directors Guild Of America Award. Mitwell worked on the Llanview soap from 1995 to 2012 and previously directed for "As The World Turns" from 1989 to 1999. Find out what other Daytime notables made the 65th Annual DGA Awards Daytime Nominees list.
Brittany Underwood's Game Change wins Golden Globe Awards:
Brittany Underwood was cast as Willow Palin in HBO's 2012 film "Game Change." The film followed the 2008 Presidential campaign of John McCain with Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate. Last Sunday night the film took home three Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Miniseries or Television Movie, Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Movie (Julianne Moore), and Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie (Ed Harris). In all, HBO took home five awards, which was the most any network was honored with this year.
Brittany Underwood at The Roxy:
In other news... Brittany Underwood (ex-Langston Wilde; "Hollywood Heights") is in the planning stages to bring fans a live show sometime in February at The Roxy Theatre at 9009 West Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, California. We'll keep readers updated with the date and details for her performance, which could have something to do with Brittany Underwood's Flow single.
Working on my dance moves for my live show in Feb.What moves have you guys got for Flow?Send them to me - facebook.com/brittanyunderw…
— Brittany Underwood (@britt_underwood) January 9, 2013
Danneel Harris Ackles pregnant:
John and Michael McBain had their hands full when their cousin Shannon McBain came to stay with them in Llanview from 2003 to 2004. These days Danneel Harris Ackles ("One Tree Hill") and her husband Jensen Ackles ("Supernatural;" "DOOL's" ex-Eric), who were married on May 15, 2010, are expecting their first child together later this year. The happy mom-to-be tweeted the news last week:
Thank you for all the well wishes. We are very excited about our soon to be new addition.
— Danneel HarrisAckles (@DanneelHarris) January 7, 2013
Melissa Archer and David Gregory's Excuse Me For Living on DVD:
If you haven't had a chance to catch Melissa Archer (ex-Natalie Banks) and David Gregory's (ex-Robert Ford) Excuse Me For Living at the theater you can now order the DVD on Amazon.
Hey everybody!!! Great news... #ExcuseMeForLiving is now out on DVD!!!!!!!! Check it out on Amazon!:-D
— Melissa Archer (@_MelissaArcher) January 13, 2013
Jessica Leccia at Spontaneous Construction premiere party:
Jessica Leccia (ex-Inez Salinger; "Venice The Series," "The Grove") will be appearing as a guest at (ex-Jake, "AMC") Ricky Paull Goldin's Spontaneous Construction premiere party on Sunday February 10. Details as to who else will appear, as well as ticket information, can be found in the link.
— Jessica Leccia News (@24_7JLecciaNews) January 9, 2013
Sherri Saum's Revenge debut date:
Back in the beginning of December we brought readers news that Sherri Saum (ex-Keri Reynolds) would be appearing on ABC's "Revenge." The actress tweeted her first airdate. Tune in on Sunday January 20 at 9:00 PM and remember Soaps.com posts Revenge Recaps after each episode airs.
— Sherri Saum (@SherriSaum1) January 8, 2013
Patrick Gibbons celebrates his dog's birthday:
Patrick Gibbons (ex-Sam Manning) helped his family celebrate their dog Max's birthday with a special treat! Watch the video to see exactly how the festivities went down.
One Life To Live fun fact:
Robert (Wortham) Krimmer, who played Reverend Andrew Carpenter on and off from 1995 to 2010, attended law school at the University of California and now works at the Oxnard, California based firm Arnold, Bleuel, LaRochelle Mathews & Zirbel. He specializes in Waste and Water Law.
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