Set in the fictional town of Oakdale, this long-running serial focuses on the relationships and difficulties of its inhabitants.

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Cast

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 Barbara Ryan / ... (1,579 episodes, 1978-2010)
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 Emily Stewart / ... (1,579 episodes, 1992-2010)
Don Hastings ...
 Bob Hughes / ... (1,560 episodes, 1960-2010)
Jon Hensley ...
 Holden Snyder / ... (1,535 episodes, 1985-2010)
Eileen Fulton ...
 Lisa / ... (1,523 episodes, 1960-2010)
Elizabeth Hubbard ...
 Lucinda Walsh / ... (1,522 episodes, 1984-2010)
Ellen Dolan ...
 Margo Hughes / ... (1,515 episodes, 1988-2010)
Kathryn Hays ...
 Kim Hughes / ... (1,503 episodes, 1972-2010)
Marie Masters ...
 Susan Stewart (1,494 episodes, 1968-2010)
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 Tom Hughes (1,461 episodes, 1987-2010)
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 Nancy Hughes / ... (1,449 episodes, 1956-2010)
Kathleen Widdoes ...
 Emma Snyder (1,448 episodes, 1985-2010)
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 Katie Peretti / ... (1,366 episodes, 1998-2010)
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 Jessica Griffin / ... (1,217 episodes, 1987-2009)
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 Dr. John Dixon / ... (1,133 episodes, 1969-2010)
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 Carly Tenney / ... (824 episodes, 1995-2010)
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 Jack Snyder / ... (815 episodes, 1997-2010)
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 Paul Ryan / ... (713 episodes, 2003-2010)
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 Meg Snyder / ... (636 episodes, 2005-2010)
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Set in the fictional town of Oakdale, this long-running serial focuses on the relationships and difficulties of its inhabitants.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

2 April 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Così gira il mondo  »

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| (1956-1975) | (1975-)

Sound Mix:

(1999-)| (1956-1987)| (1987-1999)

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(1956-1967)| (1967-)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

One of the first two half-hour soap operas in television. (The other being The Edge of Night (1956), which premiered the same day.) See more »

Goofs

On the episode that aired 1-4-05, Julia refers to Holden (Jon Hensley) as "Jon" in an emotional scene at the Lakeview Lounge while talking to Lisa. See more »

Quotes

[Luke is attempting to keep an injured Noah conscious]
Luke Snyder: Noah. Noah, y-you have to wake up, I have a question for you. Do you remember that film we watched a couple nights ago, you know, the one from your-from your film class? The uh, the four hours of Light on the Seer's Tower. You told me that it was a masterpiece, but I didn't get it so, so you have to explain to me what-what I missed.
Noah Mayer: [Slurring] Uh... the film is light, it's uh... it's the emotional palette of the artist and it's used to, um...
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A fan since the beginning.
20 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As The World Turns started on my birthday in 1956. I was in high school and since the show was only 1/2 hour, I was able to watch it on my lunch hour. I have watched it all these years and really love it. ATWT has produced some great actors and actresses. I loved Meg Ryan as Betsy and Julianne Moore as Franny. I thought Brian Bloome was terrific as Dusty. I was very saddened when the Judge and then Christopher Hughes died. I feel I have grown old with Bob, Kim and Lisa. I wish some of the older actresses could be brought back. I really miss Frannie and Betsy. This year (April 2, 2006) I will have been watching this show for 50 years. So, happy birthday to me and to As The World Turns.


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