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Kurt McKinney set to play doctor involved with "mystery patient" case on OLTL!

Guiding Light fan favorite Kurt McKinney (Ex-Matt Reardon) has been cast on One Life to Live as a physician working at the Kentucky hospital, where Kim Andrews has been hiding and helping the “mystery patient”.

According to ABC Soaps In Depth, “No further details have been announced at this time, but an ABC rep says that McKinney will debut on Friday, October 14.”

And who do you think the “mystery patient” is? Let us know!

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todd
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todd

I was hoping the patient was Gigi, but after seeing how bad she wants to get out of OLTL and take JPL with her, I am hoping it is Stacy…..with Crystal Hunts actual face.

Torrey
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Torrey

Yeah, she does seem kinda bitter, doesn’t she? You know, after all of the great on-going story lines that she has been afforded over the years at OLTL, you would think she would be a little more gracious. Since she came on the scene, she has had one story line after the other… I’m kinda hoping to see Crystal’s face now too. I don’t think Farah doing that Dirty Soap show was a good idea, being that she is showing her true colors. I like Gigi a lot more than Farah….lol

Chris
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Chris

It’s already been revealed that the mystery patient is Stacy since Kim said “That was a close one, Stacy!” after Kim distracted Rex from seeing Stacy in her hospital room! Stacy may also had plastic surgery to get Gigi’s face after Kim’s brother Cutter saw something shocking about how Stacy looked when he first saw her!

Brian Greene
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Brian Greene

I love Kurt McKinney & I’m also thinking that the mystery patient is “Stacy” as played by Crystal Hunt! 🙂

Iakovos
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Iakovos

Stacy, really? Why? What is this fixation of not allowing characters to die and remain dead? I know it is a soap staple but even pizza and beer grow tiresome when you have it every night! And does anyone else find it a tad ironic the title of this drama is ONE LIFE TO LIVE. Heck! Seems like you are good for two or three in Llanview PA!! 🙂

Blake
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Blake

Cool that Kurt is coming to OLTL. It would be funny if he shared scenes with Wendy Moniz (the new mayor) since they were Matt and Dinah on Guiding Light. And that Kim Zimmer and Jerry Ver Dorn are on there also!

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All My Children and Guiding Light Vet, Gil Rogers Passes Away

Gil Rogers, who played one of the all-time most dastardly villains in soaps on All My Children and was the on-screen father to the one and only Reva Shayne (Kim Zimmer) on Guiding Light, has died at age 87.

News came via his daughter, Amanda Rogers on her Facebook page, relating that Gil passed away on March 2nd.

The actor had played Tad (Michael E. Knight) and Jenny’s (Kim Delaney) father, Ray Gardner on All My Children from 1977-1978 making multiple appearance though 2001, then later as Hawk Shayne on Guiding Light from 1985-1992 making multiple appearance through 2009.

Gil also appeared on Another World, Search for Tomorrow and The Doctors.

In her post, Amanda wrote: “Gil Rogers died this morning. As you all know, my dad was awesome. He was my best friend, confidant, mentor and just an awesome dad. He came to pick me and  Charlotte Whitaker Zdanowski up at clubs at 2AM in our teens to keep us safe, and drank bourbon with me every day since moving out here 2 years ago. He was welcoming and kind, funny and gregarious, a shameless flirt and a fierce protector. He loved his dinners with grandkids and endured animated movies and discussions about pokemon. And I miss him so terribly already. He died in his sleep, without pain or fear. I am so grateful to have had such a great father and to have spent these past 2 years with him every day.”

Check out this vintage scene below from All My Children where Ray played by Rogers blows up the Martin house.

Now share your remembrances of Gil’s performances and along with condolences for his family in the comment section.

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Cicely Tyson Recalls Her Time On ‘Guiding Light’ & Her Mother’s Obsession With Soaps In Final Interview on ‘Live with Kelly & Ryan’

The world is mourning the loss of legendary actress Cicely Tyson who died on Thursday at the age of 96.   On Wednesday, Tyson had taped what would be the final interview of her life with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest for the morning show, Live with Kelly and Ryan.

Today on Friday, the show aired Tyson’s interview which was filled with so many moments made all the more poignant by her passing yesterday.

As soap fans know, Cicely was the first black actress to appear on the soaps, and on Guiding Light, back in 1966 in the role of Martha Frazier.  The character was married to Dr. Jim Frazier played first by Billy Dee Williams and then James Earl Jones.  Tyson’s role was eventually taken over by Ruby Dee.

 

During her interview with Kelly and Ryan, the hosts asked the Oscar-nominated actress and icon, best known for her roles in Sounder, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, Roots, and A Trip to Bountiful about her time on Guiding Light.  Cicely revealed that her mother was a huge fan of Guiding Light and the daytime soaps, and was obsessed with the characters and what was going to happen next.  As it turns out, according to the interview, Tyson’s mother’s favorite role of her daughter was Martha on Guiding Light.

Watch the clip from the interview below.

Then, share your remembrances on the extraordinary work of Cicely Tyson via the comment section below.

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Guiding Light Alum, Michelle Forbes, Lands Role In ABC Hit Drama, ‘Big Sky’

David E, Kelley’s new drama, Big Sky has been a captivating hit series for ABC in its freshmen offering.  Former One Life to Live star, Ryan Phillippe (Ex-Billy Douglas), who was one of the leads of the series, was seemingly killed-off early on and the show has had more shocking twists and turns in the crime thriller.

For those who don’t know, Big Sky, follows private detective Cassie Dewell (Kylie Bunbury) and ex-cop Jenny Hoyt (Katheryn Winnick) who join forces to search for two sisters who have been kidnapped by a truck driver on a remote highway in Montana. But when they discover that these are not the only girls who have disappeared in the area, they must race against the clock to stop the killer before another woman is taken. After a winter break, Big Sky returned with new episodes this week.

Now, another soap alum has been added to the cast in the back-half of the first season.  Enter Michelle Forbes (Ex-Sonia/Solita, Guiding Light).  Michelle will take on the role of a mother named Margaret.

According to Deadline on Forbes’ Margaret: “She seems to be the picture-perfect ranch wife who knows her place, likes to bake and loves all of her children equally, but scratch the surface and there’s real steel beneath.”

So excited to see Michelle on Big Sky? Did you love her as Sonia/Solita on Guiding Light? Comment below.

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