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OLTL Alum Eddie Alderson Touches Base With Fans: "Just Wanna Say That Your Continued Prayers And Positive Messages To Me Are So Appreciated"

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As we rang in 2017, former One Life to Live star, Eddie Alderson (Ex-Matthew Buchanan) took to Twitter this week to thank all of his supporters and fans for their outpouring love and thoughts as he battles Hodgkins Lymphoma and continues to undergo treatment.

Alderson tweeted: “Hey everybody! Just wanna say that your continued prayers and positive messages to me are so appreciated and I love you all. Happy New Year.”

News broke from Eddie and his sister, former OLTL and GH star Kristen Alderson (Ex-Starr OLTL and GH, and Ex-Kiki, GH) back in November of last year, that Eddie had been diagnosed with Lymphoma cancer, which had later been updated to be Hodgkins Lymphoma and treatable.

Alderson has shared with his followers on social media some of his hospital visits following receiving chemotherapy.

We wish Eddie all the best in the New Year, and look forward to his clean bill of health!  Meanwhile, continue to keep Eddie in your thoughts and prayers.  Comment below!

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Llanviewer717
Llanviewer717

Sending Eddie continuous prayers and positive energy. I know he will beat this.

Celia
Celia

Hang in there, Eddie…Love you and God Bless! Happy New Year….this WILL be YOUR year!! My heartfelt prayers…..

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
Jimh(leave it to beaver)

I was going to say something like this so i second that…OFF TOPIC-hopefully this year i will see a change for the better…fingers crossed…late 2015 thru 2016 have been rough and hopefully in the next few weeks we will turn things around…wishing Eddie the best too-i think he could had played Morgan on GH…

Celia
Celia

So happy for you, Jimmy….things are looking up a bit? Thank goodness, right?
And, yes, Eddie would have made a great Morgan….but, not paired with his sister…LOL. Take care, my friend.

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
Jimh(leave it to beaver)

Hopefully things are looking for the better…i do remember on OLTL when Mathew had a crush on Starr..ew!

Celia
Celia

Lol, Jimmy. Ewwww is right.
I tell you the same thing, my friend…HANG IN THERE!!!!

James R. Poissant
James R. Poissant

Hope he gets well and he and his siter are back on the screen soon. I would easily take them back as Matthew and Starr any day especially on GH!!!

Mike Pizzi
Mike Pizzi

Eddie
Best wishes my friend Prayers being said every day Hope things get better for you Happy New Year

P. McMahon
P. McMahon

Keep fighting Eddie. I hope you have a rapid and complete recovery from your illness! I’m a longtime OLTL fan.

PennySoap
PennySoap

Yes Eddie! My prayers are with you… From another long time OLTL fan.

Sandy
Sandy

Glad you are reaching out to your fans. Your positive attitude and love from your fans will the you a long way together. God bless.

Tomas Torquemada
Tomas Torquemada

Too young!!

Cancer can go fudge itself.

Here’s to a complete recovery and a cancer free life.

Boop
Boop

May God heal you !

Debbie Berg
Debbie Berg

Sending healing thoughts your way

Bonnie Jean Milroy
Bonnie Jean Milroy

Dear Eddie,
I am so glad to here that your diagnosis Is treatable
And you going to be ok .
When I first found out what happened I was bawling my eyes out
Cause I was say no no no way to young to be happening to you
And I was and still am praying for you and for your family
Your such an amazing person and a phenomenal actor
I watched you grow up on as my Matthew Buchanan for years

May god bless you and the road to a good recovery.

Lori
Lori

My thoughts and prayers are with you Eddie . Stay strong buddy you got this

nancy dillingham
nancy dillingham

All my good wishes go out to him an his family. He’s a great actor. Wonderful on OLTL.

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Peter Reckell On The Passing Of DAYS Peggy McCay: “Looking in Peggy’s Eyes, All I Could See Was A Mom Who Loved Me, And Wanted The Best For Me.”

Over the last week, actors, colleagues, and fans have paid tribute and shared their remembrances of Days of our Lives’ Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady) who passed away at the age of 90.

One of Peggy’s most cherished and longtime scene partners was none other than Peter Reckell, who played the iconic Bo Brady, and was Caroline’s son.  This on-screen mother/son duo shared a bond like no other in Salem.

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This weekend, Peter shared his thoughts on working with the Emmy-winning actress, who was also nominated four times for a Daytime Emmy, by taking to social media on the loss of the matriarch of the Brady clan.

Peter expressed via his tweet:  “I was so fortunate to have worked with some amazing actors that shaped the actor and person I am .Looking in Peggy’s eyes, all I could see was a Mom who loved me, and wanted the best for me. She was always so committed to the story.Those sparkling eyes RIP”

After a fan put together a tribute of Bo and Caroline scenes through the years on You Tube and shared it with Reckell, he responded back with: “This is beautiful! Brought back so many wonderful memories. She truly was a powerful, loving presence, I miss her so much. Thanks for putting this together for all of us who love her. Lots of love.”

Watch the tribute made by Angie Evangelia below, then let us know your favorite Bo and Caroline through the years on DAYS via the comment section below.

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DAYS Stars Pay Tribute & Share Remembrances Of Peggy McCay

Over the last 24 hours, cast members and colleagues past and present of Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady) have taken to social media to share their sorrow and their memories of this great and beloved actress who passed away a few days ago at the age of 90.

Here is just a sampling of the heartfelt tributes from many longtime castmates and more who cherished their time with Peggy below.

Eric Martsolf (Brady) : RIP Peggy McCay. Feisty, witty, and not an unkind bone throughout her body. She was warm to me when I first entered the hallways of DOOL, and made every word she was given poetry. I will miss this true lady of daytime.

Alison Sweeney (Sami): Every day working with Peggy was a win. She had such an incredibly colorful & often hilarious history in tv. I was so lucky to hear her stories. She was feisty, funny & ever so talented. She was very much a grandmother to me and will miss her so much. #rip

Deidre Hall (Marlena) : “Our dearest Peggy McCay has left us. She was a friend, an activist and a real scrapper!!  I remember meeting her at the bedside of a dear, very ill friend. I backed her up as she ferociously took on doctors and nurses to make sure he had the very best care. She fought that hard for all her causes. Passionate and tireless.  And how she loved being “Caroline”!! Days of our Lives

Billy Flynn (Chad): “Just heard Peggy took her Final bow. RIP love…you’re a star forever!”

Galen Gering (Rafe): “So sad to hear about the passing of . She was fierce & firey with the heart of a lion yet could be as soft as a petal. I always looked forward to our scenes together, eager to see what kind of spontaneous thing she’d do. She was loved & adored & will be missed.”

Kristian Alfonso (Hope): “Peggy #thankyou for all of your #kindness , #love & encouragement through the years . #loveu Rest In Peace”

Greg Meng (Co-EP, DAYS): “I feel so blessed to have known her, and worked with her… she was an animal lover… a superb actor… had an interest in fashion… fascinated in anything creative… inquisitive, supportive… and she was ageless. Not just an inspiration but a FIRECRACKER! Lucky me, lucky us… thank you, Peggy.”

Ryan Quan: RIP Peggy McCay. She was as warm, friendly, and spunky in person as she was on screen. One of my favorite recent Caroline scenes was her speech at Will and Sonny’s wedding… Peggy’s performance was amazing. She will be missed!

Mary Beth Evans: (Kayla): Oh how I loved this woman! Her strength & professionalism was like no other! She set such an amazing standard for all of us….as actors & people. She will always be the  & soul of the Brady family & she lives on in Salem and in our hearts.

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Days of our Lives Peggy McCay Passes Away

One of the greatest actresses, and one of Days of our Lives most beloved cast member, Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady) has passed away.

According to reports, Peggy passed away in her sleep on October 7 at the age of 90 of natural causes.  Peggy’s close friend, Denise Kiel Smith broke the news on social media on Twitter relating: “To all of Peggy McCay’s dear friend and family I have some sad news…  Peggy passed peacefully in her sleep of natural causes Sunday morning at 1:00 am. She always appreciated you, her loyal fans, for all of the love and support that you gave her throughout the years. Peggy enjoyed a lifelong career of acting in television and movies. She loved working at Days of Our Lives nearly to the end. Acting and animal rescue were her passions in life. If you would like to show your support please visit the Kitty Bungalow, Peggy’s favorite charity, at Kitty Bungalow.”

One of the greats in her field; Peggy was nominated in the Outstanding Lead Actress  category at the Daytime Emmy Awards for her performances as Caroline Brady 4 times. However, Peggy won a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a drama series for her work in the The Trials of Rosie O’Neill.

DAYS fans have missed Peggy on-screen for the last few years.  The last time she appeared on-screen was in late August of 2016.  McCay originated the role of the Brady matriarch in 1983.

Throughout the last 24 hours, fans, cast members, and co-workers of the beloved Peggy have taken to social media to share their remembrances and grief and love for this talented powerhouse performer.  We will share many of those with you in a post to come.

Share your condolences and remembrances of Peggy as Caroline on DAYS in the comment section below.

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