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Another World Daytime Emmy Winner Charles Keating Dead At 72!

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Photo Credit: Sue Coflin/Max Photos

Numerous postings on social media and rumblings throughout the day were confirmed by Soap Opera Digest this afternoon, that none other than Daytime Emmy winner, and one of the most talented actors to ever grace the soap genre, Charles Keating has died at the age of 72!

Keating is best known for his role as former villain Carl Hutchins on Another World.  A role in which he finally won his well-deserved Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 1996!  Many of his former Another World cast mates have been tweeting or posting messages on their facebook pages today including Mark Pinter (Ex-Grant, AW) and a very touching tweet from Alicia Coppola (Ex-Lorna, AW) who tweeted:  “I am so very sad. Along with @LindaDano, he was my very first acting teacher. The actress I am is because of them.”

Reports are also coming in that Stephen Schnetzer (Ex-Cass) told Linda Dano (Ex-Felicia) of the heartbreaking news yesterday.

Soap fans also know that the London-born Keating appeared on All My Children, As the World Turns, and Port Charles at  different points throughout his illustrious career, and that Keating’s stage career had been extraordinary.

On-Air On-Soaps has also has heard reports that there will be no funeral for Keating, although that is unconfirmed at this time.  We will continue to bring you further details on the death of Charles Keating as it becomes available.

Now after the jump, watch Charles Keating Daytime Emmy winning moment and acceptance speech as Lead Actor! Then share your thoughts on the news of the loss of this talented man.

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k/kay
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k/kay

Wonderful actor! I met him backstage at a play many moons ago in New York wonderful sense of humor. RIP

jimh(leave it to beaver)
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jimh(leave it to beaver)

He was one of the few actors/characters i enjoyed on Another World in its final years and was hoping to see on one of the final four…one of daytimes finest, it was great to see him finally win his much deserved emmy…he’ll be missed!!!

su0000
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su0000

Awesome, a flashback to an era when the awards were a classy happening and they were indeed a great event..
Go in peace Charles Keating ..

Jack
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Jack

Shocking news, may you rip Charles Keating. I loved Carl on Another World, he was a terrific actor. Charles had great chemistry, with everyone he worked with.

Ghlover
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Ghlover

So sad ;(((( im crying like he was family ;(( He will be missed. His chemistry with all his AW castmates was priceless

rebecca1
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rebecca1

Didn’t watch the show and wasn’t familiar with him. Just watched the clip. What a seemingly charming, classy man! Condolences…

Rodd
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Rodd

What a fantastic stage and screen presence! We are so fortunate to have so many clips of his work to watch. When I think of a classy actor, one who always managed to capture my attention and made me marvel at his work, Charles always comes to mind. We’ve lost a daytime great; the world has lost an amazing man. My sympathies go out to his family, co-stars and legions of fans. Rest in peace, Charles.

Iakovos
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Iakovos

Mr. Keating was great on ANOTHER WORLD, elevating the experience by just his being there. He was a genuine actor, a top talent. Even though it has been 15 years since we left Bay City, the memories of Mr. Keating and Carl Hutchins remain and are celebrated

Tom
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Tom

Always a pleasure to watch him. And he ended up a good guy, winning the beautiful Rachel.

mike
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mike

The only person who could fill the shoes of Douglass Watson as the male lead of Another World. A great loss.

Dee
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Dee

I totally agree with you!!! Carl Hutchins is the only character that could fill Mac Cory’s shoes.

4ever DAYS
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4ever DAYS

Wow! I saw a familiar face in Charles’ submitted scene…Lawrence Lau. I knew of him by my sister always talking about Greg and Jenny on All My Children. I googled Greg and Jenny and found the actor’s name and then googled him…sure enough, he played Dr. Jamie Frame on Another World from 1986-1990. I was not familiar with the work of Charles, but may he R.I.P. DAYS is the only soap I’ve ever watched regularly, but I’ll never forget the misery my sister went through when Jenny died from the jet-ski explosion…she said that was the meanest thing AMC ever… Read more »

Mark
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Mark

He was so wonderful on Another World and Brideshead Revisited, I am very sad!!! Another World was so classy I miss it so much.

Lou Piikes
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Lou Piikes

Carl Hutchins reminded me of a Greek Adonis. May you rest in peace Mr. Keating.

Vanessa
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Vanessa

Totally Keating was a class act… loved him.

Tom Freeman
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Tom Freeman

He was an extraordinary actor and a true gentleman. He and Victoria Wyndham created a whole new level of chemistry.

harry
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harry

Oh no. “Thou he with winter he meets, his substance still lives on sweet.”

jaybird369
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jaybird369

Brilliant, brilliant actor!!!!! He will be truly missed. Mr. Charles Keating…Rest In Peace, Sir.

Amen.

Claudio
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Claudio

Yes I agree with you jaybird, Charles was a wonderful actor, and I loved Carl Hutchins on Another World. He will be truly missed, Rest in peace Mr. Keating.

Robert
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Robert

I truly enjoyed his work as Carl, it was like watching a upscal broadway production whenever he was on screen. I never thought I could see Rachel with anyone other then Mac but thanks to Charles’s amazing talents he made me a Rachel & Carl super fan! Times like this shows how actors,who made their mark on daytime dramas do not get the respect they deserve because if we still had a cable network dedicated to past and present daytime dramas we would probaly receive a day of his best work in a marathon session on that network.

Mo
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Mo

So sad. He also did audio books. I have listened to and enjoyed his recordings.

ilona
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ilona

Heartbreaking. No other villain has been better written in daytime. No other redemption has been better written. A villain who becomes a hero because of his for a woman. AW was always the best written soap and Charles Keating filled the huge void left when Doug Watson passed away. No longer Mac’s nemesis, but a character who grew to fill Mac’s shoes. I hope you RIP Mr. Keating.

Patrick
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Patrick

beautiful recognition

“Thank You” for sharing

the part that got me… “a villain who becomes a hero because of HIS “love” for a woman.’ didn’t we all just love that Rachel got as much as we did

LOVE

Jeff
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Jeff

One of the best actors period!!

Sandy J
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Sandy J

I began tuning in to Another World after the passing of Douglas Watson. Charles Keating was a wonderful presence on the show, and I learned to like his character because of his performances. I only wish I’d had the chance to see him on stage; no doubt he would have been mesmerizing.
So sorry to learn of his passing; 72 is still young. Sincere condolences to those he left behind and with whom he worked.

Lew S.
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Lew S.

He was such a classy guy. He will be missed and RIP.

Gia
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Gia

Ah, Another World (smile). Prolific actor.

A true joy to watch, as I did with Anthony Herrera (ATWT), and Michael Zaslow.

Now these were villians in the true sense of the word.

RIP.

Patrick
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Patrick

Charles Keating : A Magnanimous person’a…. along with Rachel

Another World is so close to my heart… after but not less…. than “As the World Turns”

Rachel and Carl go down in the history books of that couple who persevered

intelligent, force, drive, humble, even keel… Rachel and Carl personified “whole” some.

Michael
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Michael

He was a very good actor. Wow- this news reminds me of how much I lived Another World back in the day. I will never understand network decisions to kill off soaps. Would be great if they brought AW back some day.

Patrick
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Patrick

“Brilliant” is echoed throughout

fan salute to another dark day… lights out tribute

Michael
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Michael

Also noteworthy is how classy the Daytime Emmy Awards once were- and on prime time networks no less

Patrick
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Patrick

“This is a collaboration”

“I’m Privileged to accept this on behalf… of : the production team… co–stars”

you get the drill

what a team player…. what an effort… after 4 nominations… he gets

Mary SF
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Mary SF

Been off line for a bit, just hearing the news, so sad– one of my favs from AW— so grateful that he got that Emmy when the Emmy awards were actually given respect– so wonderful to see a room full of people cheering the soaps, good production values and the like. Great to see that little clip from AW, forgotten how good it once was—- RIP Mr. K– hope heaven is giving you a standing ovation

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