20 Soap Stars Most Likely to Succeed on the Big Screen

A list of 20 current soap opera stars we would like to see on the big screen someday.
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Erik Valdez
The son of a 2nd generation cotton farmer turned salesman, and an artistic, free spirited mother, Erik Valdez was born in Lubbock, TX. Since childhood, all he ever really wanted to do was race cars and entertain people; he learned to drive on his grandparent's farm at age 6 and was cast in his first play at age 7...
 
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Kim Matula
Actress, UnREAL
Born in Fort Worth, Texas, Kim Matula has been acting since she was 12 years old and when she turned 15, she sent out her headshots and managed to land an agent. After graduating from high school, Matula studied film at the University of Texas at Arlington, but dropped out because her acting career was taking off...
 
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Adam Gregory
Actor, 90210
Adam Gregory is best known for his preppy-bad-boy character, "Ty Collins" on 90210. Gregory also stars as "Thomas Forrester" the only son and eldest child on The Bold and the Beautiful. Landing a leading role in Ryan Little's new film Saints and Soldiers: The Void, Gregory is now prepping for his upcoming lead role in The Janus Project as "Shane Johnson"...
 
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Texas Battle
As the song states, "The Stars at Night are big and bright ... Deep in the Heart of Texas!" That's what Texas Battle has, heart. A heart and desire for acting. This young man is taking Hollywood by storm the past couple years! He will now be one of Daytime's hottest hunks as he just started a three year contract role on The Bold and the Beautiful...
 
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Linsey Godfrey
Born and raised in Stuart, Florida, Godfrey started acting in high school and was quickly signed up by a talent agency. In 2005, she moved to Los Angeles to try her luck auditioning. One of her first parts was a recurring role on the TV show Surface. Godfrey's career came to a sudden halt when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2006...
 
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Chandler Massey
Chandler Massey was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, with his two younger siblings. He is the son of Lewis (former Secretary of State of Georgia) and Amy Massey. Chandler graduated from Norcross High School in May, 2009. While there, he was active in the Drama Club and took part in many of the school productions including playing a lead roles in Little Shop of Horrors...
 
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Casey Deidrick
Actor, Eye Candy
Casey Deidrick is currently (2015) starring opposite Victoria Justice in MTV's drama-thriller series, Eye Candy. In the series, based on R.L. Stine's novel of the same name and developed by Catherine Hardwicke, Deidrick plays Tommy, an NYPD Cyber Unit detective investigating a serial killer alongside Justice's character...
 
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Kate Mansi
Kate Mansi grew up in Southern California as the middle child of a large Italian/Irish family. Mansi trained as a dancer from a very young age both in NY and LA. She joined the Pacific Festival Ballet at just 15 years of age. While in high school Kate developed an interest in acting which was nurtured by her drama teacher...
 
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Marco Dapper
American actor, model and painter. Born Marco Dominic Dapper on July 9, 1983 in Hayward, California, is the youngest of two children (he has an older sister) Started acting as a child in plays and appeared in community theater productions after graduating high school. Raised and went to Catholic school...