Favorite Soap Stars

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Clementine Ford
Clementine Ford was born to actress Cybill Shepherd and her first husband, David Ford, in Memphis, Tennessee in 1979. Her parents divorced when she was still a baby, and Cybill went back to California to restart her acting career, becoming a celebrated television star on Moonlighting. She also had a brief second marriage to Bruce Oppenheim...
 
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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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Melody Thomas Scott
Scott was born Melody Ann Thomas in Los Angeles, California. Her first film credit was as a child actress in the 1964 Alfred Hitchcock movie, Marnie. After bit parts in movies in the mid-'70s (most notably in John Wayne's final film, The Shootist), she was offered bit parts on nighttime series, such as The Waltons, The Rockford Files and Charlie's Angels...
 
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Eric Braeden
Eric Braeden is a German actor in America who began his career playing Nazis and eventually became a star of daytime soap operas. Born Hans Gudegast in Kiel, Germany, during the Second World War, he was a superb athlete who excelled in track-and-field events. As a teenager, he immigrated to the United States and worked in Texas and Montana as a translator...
 
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Greg Rikaart
Born in Brooklyn, raised on Staten Island, New York. He graduated with honors from Villanova University (PA) in 1999. Spent a semester in college interning for a congressman on Capitol Hill. He went to Los Angeles to pursue acting and landed a recurring role as a gay student on "Dawson's Creek." After the role ended...
 
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Kristoff St. John
Kristoff made his television debut at age 8 in the sit-com series "That's My Mama". Now, 39 years later, he is one of the stars on CBS-TV's "The Young and The Restless", the number one rated drama for the past 25 years on daytime television, playing the popular character of Neil Winters. Is it just a coincidence that Kristoff has been starring on Y and R for 23 plus years...
 
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Victoria Rowell
Victoria Rowell is an award-winning actress, international lecturer, holds two doctorates - a teacher, advocate, mother, and former foster youth. She has been recognized by 193 members of Congress for advocacy work on behalf of education, arts, foster and adoptive youth and parents as well as diversity issues...
 
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Don Diamont
Born Donald Feinberg in New York City in 1962, Don Diamont grew up in Los Angeles. He came from a close-knit family and is the youngest of four children. He excelled academically in high school and was a star athlete. When Don attended college, he studied with renowned acting coach Nina Foch, and soon after was signed by an agent...
 
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Lauralee Bell
Lauralee Bell, nominated for a 2016 Daytime Emmy as Outstanding Supporting Actress, always preferred to create her own opportunities rather than have them handed to her. Accordingly, Bell left the cocoon of the show she grew up on, The Young and the Restless, the #1 rated soap, in 2005 to try her luck in other areas...
 
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Daniel Goddard
Daniel Goddard was born in Sydney, Australia. He was majoring in finance when he went into acting. He was in the soap opera Home and Away. When he came to the USA, he did commercial modeling until he won the lead role, 'Dar' in BeastMaster. He also starred in a motion picture called _Man Called Rage, A (2002)_.
 
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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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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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Bradford Anderson
Before moving out west, Bradford enjoyed a very successful theater career. A native of the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, and graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, he had an award-winning stretch of work that included both musicals and dramas. Playing opposite John Glover(see photo gallery)...
 
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Julie Berman
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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...