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Irna Phillips (1901–1973)

Irna Phillips was born on July 1, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is known for her work on As the World Turns (1956), Days of Our Lives (1965) and Guiding Light (1952). She died on December 23, 1973 in Chicago. See full bio »

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Known For

As the World Turns
(1956-1966)
Days of Our Lives
(1965-2006)
Guiding Light
Guiding Light Writer
(1953)
Another World
Another World Writer
(1964-1985)

Filmography

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  Days of Our Lives (TV Series) (story editor - 289 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (co-creator - 3 episodes, 1965 - 2006)
- Episode #1.10364 (2006) ... (co-creator)
- Episode #1.293 (1966) ... (story editor)
- Episode #1.292 (1966) ... (story editor)
- Episode #1.291 (1966) ... (story editor)
- Episode #1.290 (1966) ... (story editor)
  Another World (TV Series) (51 episodes, 1964) (creator - 343 episodes, 1964 - 1985)
- Episode dated 11 January 1985 (1985) ... (creator)
- Episode dated 10 January 1985 (1985) ... (creator)
- Episode dated 9 January 1985 (1985) ... (creator)
- Episode dated 8 January 1985 (1985) ... (creator)
- Episode dated 7 January 1985 (1985) ... (creator)
 1967 Love Is a Many Splendored Thing (TV Series) (creator) / (head writer)
  As the World Turns (TV Series) (creator - 305 episodes, 1956 - 1957) (written by - 305 episodes, 1956 - 1957) (head writer - 1 episode, 1966)
- Episode dated 22 February 1966 (1966) ... (head writer)
- Episode #1.305 (1957) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.304 (1957) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.303 (1957) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.302 (1957) ... (creator) / (written by)
 1965 Our Private World (TV Series) (creator) / (co-head writer)
 1964 Peyton Place (TV Series) (co-creator)
 1958 Young Dr. Malone (TV Series) (creator)
 1954 The Brighter Day (TV Series) (creator) / (head writer - 1950 - 1952, 1958)
 1954 The Road of Life (TV Series) (creator)
 1953 Guiding Light (TV Series) (creator - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 9 April 1953 (1953) ... (creator)
- Episode dated 5 March 1953 (1953) ... (creator)
 1949 These Are My Children (TV Series) (creator)
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 1970 A World Apart (TV Series) (story editor)
 1966 Days of Our Lives (TV Series) (story editor - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.216 (1966) ... (story editor)
 1964 A Flame in the Wind (TV Series) (story editor - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1964) ... (story editor)
 1964 Peyton Place (TV Series) (creative consultant)
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 1972 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #4.126 (1972) ... Herself
 1958 To Tell the Truth (TV Series)
Herself - Contestant
- Episode dated 2 December 1958 (1958) ... Herself - Contestant
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 1994 50 Years of Soaps: An All-Star Celebration (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Radio serials; Painted Dreams (local Chicago, WGN), Today's Children (2 versions), Woman in White (2 versions), Masquerade, the Right to Happiness (a spin-off of the Guiding Light), Lonely Women (A WW II propaganda serial and precursor to the second version of Today's Children).
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Trivia:

She began her teaching career as a junior college speech and drama instructor in Fulton, Missouri in 1924. She was a teacher in Dayton, Ohio from 1924 until 1929. She was hired by WGN Radio Station in Chicago, Illinois as a writer. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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