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As the World Turns 

The focus in on the upper class Hughes and Stewart families plus their tribulations in Midwest Oakdale. The Stewarts fade away eventually to be replaced by the rural Snyders and wealthy Lucinda Walsh with her many intrigues.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Colleen Zenk ...  Barbara Ryan / ... 1,589 episodes, 1978-2010
Kelly Menighan ...  Emily Stewart / ... 1,585 episodes, 1992-2010
Don Hastings Don Hastings ...  Bob Hughes / ... 1,568 episodes, 1960-2010
Jon Hensley Jon Hensley ...  Holden Snyder / ... 1,547 episodes, 1985-2010
Eileen Fulton Eileen Fulton ...  Lisa / ... 1,536 episodes, 1960-2010
Elizabeth Hubbard Elizabeth Hubbard ...  Lucinda Walsh / ... 1,533 episodes, 1984-2010
Ellen Dolan ...  Margo Hughes / ... 1,521 episodes, 1988-2010
Kathryn Hays Kathryn Hays ...  Kim Hughes / ... 1,514 episodes, 1972-2010
Marie Masters Marie Masters ...  Susan Stewart / ... 1,502 episodes, 1968-2010
Scott Holmes ...  Tom Hughes 1,467 episodes, 1987-2010
Helen Wagner ...  Nancy Hughes / ... 1,456 episodes, 1956-2010
Kathleen Widdoes Kathleen Widdoes ...  Emma Snyder 1,452 episodes, 1985-2010
Terri Conn ...  Katie Peretti / ... 1,366 episodes, 1998-2010
Tamara Tunie ...  Jessica Griffin / ... 1,217 episodes, 1987-2009
Larry Bryggman ...  Dr. John Dixon / ... 1,137 episodes, 1969-2010
Maura West ...  Carly Tenney / ... 838 episodes, 1995-2010
Michael Park ...  Jack Snyder / ... 831 episodes, 1997-2010
Roger Howarth ...  Paul Ryan / ... 721 episodes, 2003-2010
Marie Wilson ...  Meg Snyder / ... 643 episodes, 2005-2010
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Storyline

The focus in on the upper class Hughes and Stewart families plus their tribulations in Midwest Oakdale. The Stewarts fade away eventually to be replaced by the rural Snyders and wealthy Lucinda Walsh with her many intrigues.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 April 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Così gira il mondo See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (1956-1975) | (1975-)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (1999-)| Mono (1956-1987)| Stereo (1987-1999)

Color:

Black and White (1956-1967)| Color (1967-)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Since the cancellation of Another World (1964) in 1999, several characters from that show (Jake, Cass, Vicky, Donna and Marley) have made appearances on this one. 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 Snyder: Do you have any idea how childish that sounds?
Dr. Reid Oliver: Yep. But it's not as ridiculous as you chasing me all over town whining that I'm not gonna play with your toy.
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Alternate Versions

Also available in a computer colorized version. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994) See more »

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A fan since the beginning.
20 February 2006 | by bonnieeggSee 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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