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Catching up with the former Daytime actors. is happy to bring our readers details as to what some of the former actors of cancelled soaps “As The World Turns,” “Guiding Light,” “Passions” and “Ryan’s Hope” have been up to since leaving Daytime behind. The Oakdale characters may be gone, but the actors have been busy these days, as well as others who once appeared in the fictional soap towns of Springfield, Harmony and Riverside.

Jesse Lee Soffer lands Lifetime movie lead:
Jesse Lee Soffer, who played “As The World Turns'” Will Munson from 2004 to 2010, has landed the lead role in Lifetime’s upcoming movie “Dirty Little Secret: The Jodi Arias Story.” The movie is based off of the much publicized Jodi Arias trial, the woman convicted of killing her boyfriend Travis Alexander, which will be played by Soffer. Tania Raymonde (“Lost”) will play Jodi Arias. Tune in for its premiere on Saturday June 22 at 8:00 PM.

Billy Magnussen’s Tony Award nomination:
Colleen Zenk (ex-Barbara Ryan, “ATWT”) sent her former Daytime co-star Billy Magnussen (ex-Casey Hughes) her congrats for his Tony Award nomination for best actor in a featured role for his work on “Vanya And Sonia And Masha And Spike.” The awards ceremony will air live on CBS on Sunday June 9 at 8:00 PM.

Magnussen will also be appearing in the new series “Your Pretty Face Is Going To Hell.” Look for him to play Spencer as the story follows Gary (Henry Zebrowski) and his misadventures on the quest to do Satan’s work. And if that isn’t enough, Magnussen stays extra busy doing live performances with his band Reserved For Rondee.

Colleen Zenk in Don’t Know Jack:
Colleen Zenk (ex-Barbara Ryan, “ATWT”) is doing a new Hulu sitcom called “Don’t Know Jack.” The series stars Richard Kline (“Three’s Company’s” Larry Dallas) and will premiere this fall.

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Marnie Schulenburg in The Golden Scallop:
“As The World Turns'” alum Marnie Schulenburg, who played Alison Stewart from 2007 to 2010, is appearing as Lindsay O’Hara in “The Golden Scallop.” The story surrounds an annual fried fish competition that will place a food truck, a former champion and a novelty fish house against each other on the quest to win the Golden Scallop Championship.

Zach Roerig stays human on The Vampire Diaries:
If you haven’t been watching the CW’s hit series The Vampire Diaries and are a fan of Zach Roerig (ex-Casey Hughes, “ATWT,” 2005 to 2007) you’re missing him playing one of the last humans, Matt Donovan, in Mystic Falls.

Daniel Hugh Kelly in Devil May Call:
Daniel Hugh Kelly, the “ATWT’s” alum who played Colonel Winston Mayer from 2007 to 2009, has wrapped up his role as Tony in “Devil May Call.” The plot surrounds Samantha, who plans to leave her job at a crisis hotline, and upsets one of her regular callers, a sadistic killer, by doing so.