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EXCLUSIVE: Your Chance To Win Autographed Copies Of Eric Braeden's New Memoir, "I'll Be Damned"

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Last week, the iconic star of The Young and the Restless, Eric Braeden’s (Victor Newman) new memoir, “I’ll Be Damned” was released nationwide.

In I’ll Be Damned: How My Young and Restless Life Led Me To America’s #1 Daytime Drama“, the actor recounts his journey from a hospital basement in Kiel to the soundstages in Los Angeles, and creating one of the most memorable and most recognized roles in all of television.

In his memoir, Eric touches on his life with his longtime supportive wife, Dale and the pride of his life, his son Christian, and his learned respect for the medium of the soap opera.

In addition, Eric reflects on his castmates, his love of staying fit, sports, and growing up in war-torn Germany, and the impact of the unspeakable atrocities of Adolf Hitler.

Throughout the book, Braeden share how he learned about privilege and poverty, and how it deeply affected and shaped his life. As for his incredible castmates including: Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki), Christian LeBlanc (Michael), Doug Davidson (Paul), Kristoff St. John (Neil,) and others, Braeden cites moments through the years with his fellow thespians that many may have never known.

So, you think you know Victor Newman?  On-Air On-Soaps is offering a chance for five fans to receive an autographed signed copy by Eric Braeden of “I’ll Be Damned”.

Here’s how it works … the first five fans to answer the questions correctly 1-5, will receive the signed memoir.  Just post your answers in the comment section below.  We will email you if you have won the book.  Notification by On-Air On-Soaps will happen by no later than this coming Wednesday, November 17th.   Once we email you that you are winner, you have 48 hours to respond back with your mailing address and phone number, or we will go to the next winner on the list.

Here are the questions below to win the signed copies!

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1) Where was the location of Victor and Nikki’s first attempt to wed, and then their actual legal wedding?

2) Which actors played Victor Newman’s mother and father?

3) Which character did Victor Newman imprison in his basement bomb shelter at his ranch house?

4) Where was the location of Victor’s final moments with his son Adam, before Adam perished?

5) What disorder befell Victor after he suffered a head injury while rescuing Nikki from a carjacking attempt?

Post your answers in the comment section below and number them 1-5.  Good-luck!

 

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Joe Sales
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Joe Sales

1) first attempt was at the hospital . Legal wedding was at Colonade Room
2) Dorothy McGuire and George Kennedy
3) Michael, Julia’s lover
4) Cabin
5) Epilepsy

Joe Sales
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Joe Sales

If my memory is correct, The hospital was located in St Croix

Joe Sales
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Joe Sales

Character left in cabin was Adam

Joe Sales
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Joe Sales

The epilepsy is called Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Alex
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Alex

1. Their first attempt was at Victor’s hospital bedside after he has been shot in the groin. Their actual first wedding was held in the Colonade Room.

2. His father was played by George Kennedy, and his mother by Dorothy McGuire.

3. Michael

4. A cabin in the woods where Adam was waiting to reunite with Chelsea and Connor and fly out of town.

5. Epilepsy

Candice mack
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Candice mack

Okay
Number one:The first attempt was at the hospital in St.Croix after Victor was shot and then they did get married at the Bayou.

Number two:Dorothy McGuire played Cora Miller and George Kennedy played Albert miller

Number three :Julia

Number four:secluded cabin cause Victor has kidnapped him

Number five:temporal lobe epilepsy

I hope I win

Candice mack
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Candice mack

Typo on number three it was Michael julia’s lover

Candice mack
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Candice mack

Okay redoing my answers

1 St.Croix and the colonnade room

2.Dorothy McGuire and George Kennedy

3.Michael

4.Secluded cabin

5.Temporal lobe epilepsy

Final answers and good luck everybody

Beth Watson
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Beth Watson

1) first attempt was at the hospital . Legal wedding was at Colonade Room
2) Dorothy McGuire and George Kennedy
3) Michael, Julia’s lover
4) Cabin
5) Epilepsy

Addison
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Addison

I have been beaten in the answer department but just wanted to comment that I am interested in reading his memoir. Eric has led a very interesting life and has an interesting perspective because of it.
I will purchase this book—hope it does well.

Gemini
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Gemini

It’s available in digital form on Amazon.com.

I read it using the Kindle App on my iPad.

Becky McDougall
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Becky McDougall

1. In the hospital ( victor had been shot). – 2nd time was The Bayou.
2. George Kennedy. Dorothy McGuire
3. Michael- Julia’s lover.
4. The cabin where Adam was hiding out at.
5. Epilepsy.

Keeping my fingers crossed.

Alan
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Alan

1) In a hosptial in St. Croix. The Collande Room
2) George Kennedy and Dorothy McGuire
3) Michael Scott
4) In a secluded cabin Vicboria had Adam taken to while he waited to leave the country
5) Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Vasilis Greece
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Vasilis Greece

1) Hospital and Legal wedding at Colonade Room
2) Dorothy McGuire & George Kennedy
3) Michael, Julia’s lover
4) Cabin
5) Epilepsy

J
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J

1. First try was in the hospital in St. Croix, first legal wedding was at the Colonnade Room.

2. Mother played by Dorothy McGuire, father played by George Kennedy.

3. Michael, Julia’s lover.

4. At a cabin in the woods.

5. Epilepsy.

Sheila R.
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Sheila R.

1. Hospital. Legal at Colonade Room.
2. Dorothy McGuire. George Kennedy.
3. Michael Scott – Julia’s lover.
4. Cabin.
5. Epilepsy.

Morgan
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Morgan

1. First attempt was in a hospital in St. Croix and the legal wedding was at the Colonnade room in Genoa City.
2. Dorothy McGuire (Cora Miller) and George Kennedy (Albert Miller)
3. Michael Scott
4. Secluded cabin outside of town
5. Temporal lobe epilepsy

Casey Hutchison
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Casey Hutchison

1. First attempt was in St. Croix and then the Colonnade room
2. Dorothy McGuire played Cora and George Kennedy played Albert (best scenes in YR history)
3. Michael
4. The cabin Victor rented
5. Temporal lobe epilepsy

Casey Hutchison
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Casey Hutchison

And by Michael I don’t mean Baldwin…I mean Julia’s lover

Debbie Perez
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Debbie Perez

1. First attempt was at the hospital and second attempt was at the Collanade Room in Genoa City.
2. Dorothy McGuire and George Kennedy
3. Michael Scott
4. The cabin out of town
5. Epilepsy

Debbie Perez
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Debbie Perez

Legal attempt was at the Collanade Room.

Debbie Perez
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Debbie Perez

1. First attempt was at the hospital and second attempt was at The Collanade Room.
2. Dorothy McGuire and George Kennedy
3. Michael Scott
4.The cabin out of town
5. Epilepsy

JUDY SHARUM
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JUDY SHARUM

1. st criox then cancelled and married in colonnade room
2. albert miller and cora miller were parents played by
Dorothy McGuire and George Kennedy
3. julias BF michael scott was held in dungeon in basement till she
released him
4. Prison before transfer arranged by victor for his escape
5. head injury

JUDY SHARUM
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JUDY SHARUM

number 4 was where he was taken to cabin but don’t remember victor going there to seehim

Angie
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Angie

1)the colonnade room
2) Dorothy MgGuire and George Kennedy
3) Michael Scott
4) the cabin
5) epilepsy

stephen lynn
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stephen lynn

First try was in the hospital in St. Croix, first legal wedding was at the Colonnade Room.

2. Mother played by Dorothy McGuire, father played by George Kennedy.

3. Michael, Julia’s lover.

4. At a cabin in the woods.

5. Epilepsy.

Ari
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Ari

1-first attempt at the hospital in St.Croix… Finally at the Colonnade Room.
2-Wonderful Dorothy McGuire (Mother), and the Great George Kennedy (Father).
3-Michael
4-Cabin
5-Epilepsy

Eric Braeden has delivered brilliant performances for decades…BRAVO‼️‼️‼️‼️

Timmm
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Timmm

1 The hospital then the legal wedding was at Colonade Room
2 Dorothy McGuire and George Kennedy
3 Michael, Julia’s lover
4 Cabin
5 Epilepsy

Faye King
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Faye King

Wedding in the hospital george Kennedy and Dorothy Mcguire played his parents, Michael, a cabinet in the woods where he met.adam,

Tammy Aviles
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Tammy Aviles

1. Hospital in St. Croix, Legal wedding in the Colonnade Room Genoa City
2. Dorothy McGuire and George Kennedy
3. Michael Scott, Julia’s lover
4. Cabin
5. Temperal Lobe Epilepsy

Tammy Aviles
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Tammy Aviles

Love Young & The Restless
Would love this book for myself but hoping to win it for my 82 year old mom who has followed this Soap for as long as I can remember the very beginning. She loves Victor and Eric Braeden

Irene J Zaidi
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Irene J Zaidi

I ordered 2 Autographed books. Where are they? I’d appreciate an immediate update.

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Ashton Arbab Says Farewell To General Hospital: “It Was Such An Honor To Have Worked Alongside Of Such Talented Actors”

Yesterday, viewers of General Hospitals witnessed that as a result of the bomb explosion at the Floating Rib; it meant the end of the road for a couple of characters.  One of those was Dev, and thus ends Ashton Arbab’s over two-year run in the role.

In key scenes, Dev dies in the ambulance ride to the hospital and thanks Sonny (Maurice Benard) for making him a part of the family and tells Sonny to tell Josslyn (Eden McCoy) that he is sorry.  Will Sonny recall what Dev said and pass that on to Joss? Will anyone figure out Dev’s duplicity in keeping Joss and Cameron (William Burton) apart? Stay tuned.

Meanwhile, Ashton took to Twitter on Tuesday and shared these words of praise and ‘thank you’ for his time on the ABC daytime drama series.

 

Arbab expressed: “I am forever grateful to Producer Frank Valentini and Mark Teschner (casting director, GH) for this amazing opportunity. It was such an honor to have worked along side of such talented actors and I’m beyond blessed for your friendship. Most of all thank you General Hospital fans.”

So, what did you think of Dev being killed-off? Will you miss Ashton? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.


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All My Children Virtual Reunion On Tap With Jill Larson, James Kiberd, and More

Some more residents of Pine Valley are set for another virtual reunion.

This time circle your calendars for next week on Wednesday, December 2nd.

That is when Matt Borlenghi (Ex-Brian Bodine), William Christian (Ex-Derek Frye), James Kiberd (Ex-Trevor Dillon) and Jill Larson (Ex-Opal Cortlandt) will gather from their respective homes for this conversation with Alan Locher on The Locher Room You Tube channel.

To watch the livestream conversation click here next week beginning at 1:00 p.m. EST / 10 a.m. PST

What were your favorite storylines through the years involving AMC’s Opal, Ttevor, Derek or Brian?  Let us know via the comment section below.

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Mark Lawson Shares Heartfelt Sentiments As He Exits General Hospital

General Hospital fans knew Monday’s episode would bring with it who might have survived the explosion at the Floating Rib, and who might still be in peril or who did not make out.

This afternoon as viewers were learning the fate of several characters including Dustin, who was proposing to Lulu (Emme Rylan) as the bomb went off, his portrayer, Mark Lawson took to his Instagram to announce his exit from the series.

Mark expressed: “Actors know this moment is bittersweet.  Job well done, but leaving a set full of like-minded, inspired people. Playing Dustin was a joy. Every day on set was a gift, as were: Emme Rylan, Kirsten Storms, Brian Lane, Dominic Zamprogna, Lisa LoCicero, Maurice Benard, Bradford Anderson (And others that don’t have social media!) Thank you General Hospital. Honored to be part of television history not only on this show, but to be among the first actors back to work in town post-Covid. The set always felt safe, and I was proud to be in front of the camera in such a strange time  Thank you for everything.  Stay soapy.”

Check out Mark’s post below.

So, are you sad that Dustin is no longer on the canvas in Port Charles? Will you miss Mark in the role? Comment below.

 

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