Texas (1980–1982)

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Daytime Drama, spun off from "Another World," which followed Iris Carrington from Bay City as she rediscovered Alex Wheeler, a former love, and moved to the Houston area. The stories ... See full summary »


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Series cast summary:
Beverlee McKinsey ...
 Iris Wheeler / ... (342 episodes, 1980-1981)


Daytime Drama, spun off from "Another World," which followed Iris Carrington from Bay City as she rediscovered Alex Wheeler, a former love, and moved to the Houston area. The stories centered around the daily lives of the wealthy Wheelers and Bellmans and the middle-class Marshalls and their ranching and oil interests. Beverlee McKinsey, as Iris, was the first daytime performer to be given starring credit. Written by Budikavlan

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Release Date:

4 August 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Another World: Texas  »

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Did You Know?


This series was originally intended as a historical soap opera set in 19th century Louisiana, but NBC wanted to capitalize on the success of CBS's Dallas (1978) and asked for changes in the format. See more »


Spun-off from Another World (1964) See more »

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Texas episodes now available on-line
29 August 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Procter and Gamble has made several of its cancelled soaps, including Texas, available on-line and free of charge on the AOL Video site. Other P&G offerings are Another World, Edge of Night and Search for Tomorrow.


Fans of Texas are invited to join a discussion board at:


Texas went through many metamorphoses before it finally gelled towards the end of its run in 1982. By that time, Gail Kobe and Pamela Long were producing and writing the show. Long had a double role on the show in also portraying Ashley Linden Marshall. If you want to watch how it all began with Beverlee McKinsey in the starring role as Iris, be sure to check out the Texas section at the Procter & Gamble link above.

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