My favorite soap stars of the past 30 years.....

The women are based on looks or character. The men are solely based on their character. LOL
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Jen Lilley
The daughter of a judge and a director of marketing/event planner, Jen Lilley was born in Roanoke, Virginia. She had wanted to become a singer since childhood, and in 2001 she garnered the National Educators award in Guatemala by giving multiple concerts for underprivileged Guatemalan youth. In the late summer of 2007...
 
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Lindsay Hartley
Actress, Passions
Lindsay Hartley is an American actress and singer. She was born Lindsay Nicole Korman in Palm Springs, California, and is of Ashkenazi Jewish (father) and Greek and Italian (mother) origin. Singing since age eleven, Hartley was a national pre-teen talent winner of the Young Miss America Beauty Pageant...
 
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Eden Riegel
Actress, Year One
Eden Sonja Jane Riegel was born in Washington, D.C. Her parents are Kurt and Lenore and her older siblings are Tatiana S. Riegel and Sam Riegel. She grew up outside of the Washington, D.C. area in a Virginia suburb. As a child, she first got the urge to perform while watching her brother perform dinner theater...
 
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Jamie Luner
Jamie Michelle Luner was born on Thursday, May 12, 1971 to Stuart and Susan Luner in Palo Alto, California. She grew up with her older brother, David Luner, and her mom Susan in California. Before landing her roles on Just the Ten of Us as dizzy "Cindy Lubbock", Jamie began her career in front of the cameras at the tender age of three doing TV commercials...
 
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Marcy Walker
Actress, Santa Barbara
Marcy Walker had been married 5 times. Of her 4 divorces, 3 of them occurred prior to her 30th birthday. Her first marriage was to actor Stephen Ferris, whom she was married to in the early 80s briefly. The blond actress then married actor Billy Warlock, former Days of Our Lives star, in 1987. After that marriage crumbled...
 
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Genie Francis
Genie Francis was born on May 26, 1962 in Englewood, New Jersey to actors Ivor Francis and Rosemary Daley. She grew up in Long Island, New York and California. She has an older brother, Ivor Francis, and a younger brother, Kenneth Francis, and a half-sister, Shelley Francis. The attractive, blonde Ms...
 
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Cady McClain
Cady's documentary "Seeing is Believing: Women Direct" won the Audience Award for Best Feature at the SOHO International Film Festival in NYC. The short version won a Jury Award in the Best Documentary category at the Newport Beach Film Festival. Other directing recognitions include Best Comedy/Drama Short from the Ohio Indie Gathering for her second short film...
 
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Finola Hughes
Finola Hughes was born in London. She studied at Arts Educational Schools and began her career in the Northern Ballet Company, after winning the Markova award. She went on to work in the West End, in the original cast of "Cats" and continued working with Andrew Lloyd Webber in "Song & Dance". After making Staying Alive in LA...
 
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Alla Korot
Actress, Fracture
In 1976, Alla Korot emigrated to the USA with her parents, Alex and Elena Korot. Korot spent six years touring professionally with Ballet Celeste International, and was crowned California Miss T.E.E.N. at 17. She was the model for Esmerelda in Disney's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", and she has had many guest spots on television shows.
 
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Josh Duhamel
Joshua David Duhamel was born in Minot, North Dakota. His mother, Bonny L., is a retired high school teacher, and the Executive Director of Minot's Downtown Business & Profession Association, and his father, Larry Duhamel, is an advertisement salesman. Josh has three younger sisters: Ashlee, McKenzee and Kassidy...
 
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Sarah Michelle Gellar
Emmy Award-winning Sarah Michelle Gellar was born on April 14, 1977 in New York City, the daughter of Rosellen (Greenfield), who taught at a nursery school, and Arthur Gellar, who worked in the garment industry. She is of half Russian Jewish and half Hungarian Jewish descent. Eating in a local restaurant...
 
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Denise Vasi
A Brooklyn native, Vasi signed to Ford Models at the age of 12. She went on to grace the pages of international campaigns for ELLE, Marie Claire, GQ Italy and more. She appeared in numerous on-camera and print campaigns for leading cosmetic, hair care and fashion brands including Olay, Bobbi Brown, Dove...
 
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Maurice Benard
Daytime Emmy Award winning Actor Maurice Benard joined the cast of General Hospital in the role of Sonny Corinthos in August 1993. He briefly left the show for a year-long hiatus in December 1998. For his portrayal, Mr. Benard received the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in 2003. He was also nominated in 1996, 1997, 2004, 2006 and 2011...
 
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Lauren E. Roman
Lauren Roman was born in Wilmington, North Carolina to a Marine Corps family, and grew up in North Carolina and Virginia. While she was an honor student at Langley High School, she landed her first professional acting job at age 15 with the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington DC. Lauren became a member of their Traveling Young Players...
 
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Laura Allen
Actress, Clown
Grew up on Bainbridge Island, Washington. Attended Wellesley College as a Sociology major and graduated in 1996. She worked with the NYPD as a domestic violence counselor before pursuing acting.
 
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Mariah Buzolin
Mariah Buzolin, youngest child of two, was born on February 3, 1991 in Brazil. She moved to Los Angeles in 2007, where she began her career as an actress. Mariah Buzolin is best known for her role Maya Mercado in All my Children and for her role Zoe Mendez on Jane by design.
 
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Lacey Chabert
Actress, Party of Five
Lacey Nicole Chabert was born in Purvis, Mississippi, to Julie (Johnson) and Tony Chabert, a representative for an oil company. She is of Cajun (French), Italian, English, and Scottish ancestry. Chabert started in drama and music performances in and around her hometown in Mississippi from an early age...
 
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Jane Elliot
Jane Elliot was born Janury 17, 1947 in New York City. Despite never being academically taught acting (she took voice and acting classes instead), Elliott got an agent at age 17 who sent her auditioning for the most diverse roles which eventually jump-started her career. Elliott made her daytime debut in the short-lived ABC soap A Flame in the Wind in 1965...
 
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Ingrid Rogers
Actress, Carlito's Way
Born in Toronto, Canada and raised in Jamaica, West Indies, Ingrid discovered acting in high school after she co-wrote and acted in a production about South African apartheid. Her desire to master the craft, took her to The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. Two months out of school she landed and originated the role of Taylor Roxbury-Canon on "All My Children"...
 
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Natalia Cigliuti
Natalia, a native of Uruguay, spent her young childhood in the small South American country, before coming to New York as a first-generation American. A native Spanish speaker, she learned English in school, and was later discovered by a talent agent at her school's fashion show. The Raising the Bar star...
 
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Alana De La Garza
Actress, Law & Order
Alana De La Garza was born in Columbus, Ohio and later relocated to Texas, ultimately attending the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). After college, she moved to Orlando, Florida, landing roles in a number of independent films as well as commercials. Her work took her to New York, where she studied extensively under renowned acting instructor JoAnna Beckson...
 
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Sydney Penny
Actress, Pale Rider
Sydney Penny began her career on stage with her parents Hank Penny and Shari Penny, who were musical entertainers. At six years of age she began performing in commercials, and as a teenager co-starred in the TV series The New Gidget. She starred as Sophia Loren's daughter in Running Away (US title: "Running Away")...
 
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Jacob Young
Jacob Wayne Young was born in Renton, Washington, to now-divorced parents Michael and Rhonda, joining siblings Michael, Tiffany and Charity. After spending his childhood in both Washington and Oregon, he caught the acting bug doing high-school musicals. Without any prior professional acting work on his resume...
 
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Mark Pinter
Actor, Mad Men
A native of Decorah, Iowa, Mr. Pinter attended Iowa State University where he received a BA in Theatre Arts; and Wayne State University in Detroit, receiving his Master of Fine Arts in acting from the prestigious Hilberry Repertory Theatre. Mr. Pinter has portrayed memorable and long-running characters on daytime television for all of the major networks...
 
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Amanda Seyfried
Actress, Mamma Mia!
Amanda Seyfried was born and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to Ann (Sander), an occupational therapist, and Jack Seyfried, a pharmacist. She is of German, and some English and Scottish, ancestry. She began modeling when she was eleven, and acted in high school productions as well as taking singing lessons...
 
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Terri Ivens
Actress, The Bay
 
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Eva LaRue
Actress, CSI: Miami
Eva LaRue grew up in California. At the age of 6 she began her show-business career. She starred in television commercials and sang many "jingles" for them. She still often sings at sports events and any other opportunities that arise. Eva likes to ride horses and has shown horses for over a decade...
 
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Kelly Monaco
An active athlete, Kelly Marie Monaco grew up on the East Coast, where she participated in soccer, swimming, track and softball, among other sports. After the last of five girls was born, her family decided to move from the bustling city of Philadelphia to the more peaceful environment of the Poconos...
 
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Jennifer Hammon
Jennifer studied acting at the famed Beverly Hills Playhouse. She was first noticed when she accepted the role of Karen Wexler Cates on TV's "Port Charles" (1997). She first declined the role but accepted after repeated offers from the network. Jennifer's beauty is "old school." Many have compared her to the early pictures of Liz Taylor and Audrey Hepburn.
 
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Ted King
Ted King was raised in Maryland, California and New York. He attended the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University where he studied film direction. King co-founded the Portal Theatre Company in New York City and has been a strong presence in New York Theatre for several years. King worked as a film and video editor before landing his first leading acting role.
 
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Kristina Wagner
Kristina Wagner is an American actress who was born on October 30, 1962 in Indianapolis, Indiana. After graduating from high school, her love of acting and dance led her to the local university to enroll as a theater major. While attending I.U.P.U.I in Indianapolis, she appeared in television commercials...
 
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Robin Wright
Actress, Forrest Gump
Robin Gayle Wright was born in Dallas, Texas, to Gayle (Gaston), a national director at Mary Kay, and Freddie Wright, a pharmaceutical executive. She grew up in San Diego, California. She started her professional career as a model in 1980 at age 14, and worked both in Paris and Japan. After finishing high school she decided to become an actress...
 
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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, in both 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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Julie Berman
Actress, Casual
 
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Lexi Ainsworth
Born Alexandra Ainsworth in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to a dentist father and an art teacher mother, Lexi began her career dancing on stage at an early age with Ballet Oklahoma. This later lead to her acquiring the lead role of Scout in an Actors Equity production of To Kill a Mockingbird. But it was after attending a film camp in New York that she developed an interest in film and television acting...
 
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Rebecca Herbst
Rebecca Herbst, also known as Becky, has been acting since she was 5 years old. She originally wanted to be a figure skater and skated with the likes of Michelle and Karen Kwan. She continued skating until she was 16 and then decided to continue with acting instead. Becky has appeared in many different TV shows and movies...
 
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Tom Pelphrey
Actor, Iron Fist
Tom was born and raised in New Jersey. He grew up in the town of Howell and attended the Fine and Performing Arts Center at Howell High school. He received a BFA in Acting from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University where he also had the opportunity to study Shakespeare at the Globe Theatre in London...
 
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Kimberly McCullough
Kimberly McCullough has been a working actor since the tender age of seven months. She made her first TV appearance in a diaper commercial opposite 'Juliet Mills'. She attended NYU's Tisch School for the Arts in 1996-97. McCullough's mother, a dance instructor, fostered her daughter's love of dance and...
 
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Michelle Stafford
Two-time Emmy (R) Award-winning actress Michelle Stafford stars in the #1-rated The Young and the Restless, viewed by more than 20 million people every day in some 20 countries worldwide. Michelle joined the cast of "The Young and the Restless" in 1994 and has since developed her role of "Phyllis" into one of the most popular and vivacious characters on daytime to date...
 
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Farah Fath
Farah LeeAllen Fath was born in Lexington, Kentucky on May 1st, 1984. When she was only five, she decided to start a career in show-business. After finding success as a child model, she turned her attention to acting and at the age of 15 nabbed her first audition for the role of Mimi Lockhart on Days of our Lives...