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 Cruz Castillo (1,341 episodes, 1984-1992)
Marcy Walker ...
 Eden Capwell / ... (1,202 episodes, 1984-1991)
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 Julia Wainwright / ... (972 episodes, 1985-1993)
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 C.C. Capwell (943 episodes, 1986-1993)
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 Sophia Capwell / ... (912 episodes, 1984-1993)
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 Mason Capwell (900 episodes, 1984-1989)
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 Gina Capwell / ... (870 episodes, 1985-1993)
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 Ted Capwell (611 episodes, 1984-1989)
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 Kelly Capwell Perkins / ... (538 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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Lionel Lockridge: Let's talk about trust. We used to have that.
Augusta Lockridge: Yes. We also used to have a Studebaker.
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Referenced in As You Wish: The Story of 'The Princess Bride' (2001) See more »

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MUCH More than a Soap Opera!
5 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Santa Barbara was never merely a soap opera. From the beautifully-acted, well-written stories, to the flawless lighting, make-up and set designs -- it was a show that raised the bar for daytime television to a standard that is rarely (if at all) equaled.

I'll always be thankful to QVC (the home-shopping television channel) for offering a payment plan that must have sounded good enough to my Mom to purchase our first VCR when I was about 13. Finally, I'd be able to TAPE Santa Barbara! As an only child with a busy and tired single Mom at home, the characters became my extended family -- their adventures and stories were my entertainment, my heartbreak . . . my inspiration.

It was the wonderful, exciting chemistry between A Martinez and Marcy Walker as Cruz and Eden that attracted me to the show. Much more that a super-couple -- Martinez and Walker chose to personally invest in the history and depth of their characters, which resulted in pure magic on-screen. My love and support for their extraordinary talents will always be strong.

I salute everyone that contributed (in a positive way) to that wonderful show.


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