Friday, November 11, 2011


There are many different kinds of soap opera veterans.

There are the fictional characters who served...

There are the actors who served...

Read an interview with Robert S. Woods (Bo; OLTL) from 1981 about his experiences in Vietnam at: and Mark Valley (ex-Jack; DOOL) from 2010 on serving in the Gulf War and how that led him to acting at:

And finally there are the actors who are considered the veterans of their genre.

The late Helen Wagner (Nancy; ATWT) got a kick out of being listed as the longest running "thing" on daytime television in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Please enjoy this 1998 tribute to her below:

May everyone have a meaningful Veteran's Day!

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