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 Cruz Castillo (1,305 episodes, 1984-1992)
Steve Uzzell ...
 Clyde (1,226 episodes, 1986-1992)
Marcy Walker ...
 Eden Capwell Castillo / ... (1,172 episodes, 1984-1991)
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 Julia Wainwright / ... (958 episodes, 1985-1993)
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 C.C. Capwell (915 episodes, 1986-1993)
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 Sophia Capwell / ... (891 episodes, 1984-1993)
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 Mason Capwell (871 episodes, 1984-1989)
Robin Mattson ...
 Gina Timmons / ... (838 episodes, 1985-1993)
Todd McKee ...
 Ted Capwell (586 episodes, 1984-1989)
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 Kelly Capwell Perkins / ... (525 episodes, 1984-1988)
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In Santa Barbara, California, the fascinating and tumultuous life of the rich Capwells around who gravitate other families, from the Lockridges, the rival family, to the Andrades or the Perkins, more modest families but which destinies know the same torments. Written by Anonymous

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When the characters of Cruz and Eden were expecting a child an audience poll was conducted to see what name they would like the child to be given. Two boys names and two girls names were given. In the end they had a girl and the child was named Adriana. See more »

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Julia Wainwright Capwell: No, Gracie, you can't push yet! Not 'til the baby's head's out!
Mason: Julia, if the woman wants to push...
Julia Wainwright Capwell: What'd you do, get a uterus for Christmas?
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Dripping with irony, sincere as it comes
29 October 2003 | by (Rome, Italy) – See all my reviews

Santa Barbara got me through a tough period in the late 1980s. For a while there it was the only thing i really looked forward to. Mason's rich sarcasm, Gina I's uncontrollable facial expressions, Gina II's bone structure, Eden's dreamy egotism, Kelly's bad luck, the coincidences, the overheard conversations, the misunderstandings that went on for weeks at a time, the laughter, the tears, the sorrow and the pity, the daily dose of hyperbole, hysteria and melodrama, the little bit of insanity in a sanitized world, that was Santa Barbara. It's been gone from our screens for years, in Australia at least, where i used to watch it. But it lives on in the backwaters of my mind, often resurfacing, at odd times, giving me solace in times of extreme absurdity. Thank you, Santa Barbara, I will never forget you.


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