One Life to Live premiered in 1968, centering on the lives of the citizens of the fictional town of Llanview, PA. Concentrating on the wealthy Lord family, and the middle-class Woleks and ... See full summary »

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Agnes Nixon
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 94 wins & 420 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Erika Slezak ...  Victoria Lord / ... 2,090 episodes, 1971-2013
Michael Easton ...  John McBain 896 episodes, 1974-2012
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One Life to Live premiered in 1968, centering on the lives of the citizens of the fictional town of Llanview, PA. Concentrating on the wealthy Lord family, and the middle-class Woleks and Rileys, the show was one of the first daytime dramas to depict people from all sorts of backgrounds. The show was the first to depict an interracial relationship, and among the first to explore drug addiction. It has also depicted dissociative identity disorder, cultism, out-of-body experiences, international espionage, time travel, and even underground cities! Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

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TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 July 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Between Heaven and Hell See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(1968-1976) | (1976-1978) | (1978-)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (2001-)| Mono (1968-1984)| Stereo (1984-2000)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

-Ryan Phillippe's character: Billy Douglas is a fictional character on the American soap opera 'One Life to Live'. Newcomer actor Ryan Phillippe played the role from April 1992 until May 1993. The character is the first openly gay teenager featured in a television series in USA, and Phillippe's breakthrough role is considered groundbreaking in daytime television. See more »

Quotes

River Garvey Carpenter #4: [to Dorian] Grandma, you are wicked cool!
Dr. Dorian Cramer Lord Callison Santi Vickers Hayes Laurence #3: River, please, the 'G' word
River Garvey Carpenter #4: Sorry... Dorian
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Connections

Referenced in Biography: All My Children (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

The Way That You Love Me
Performed by Wendy Moten
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best show ever
5 January 2010 | by sneakapeekmeSee all my reviews

One Life To Live is absolutely the best show on television. i do mean EVER!!!! I WORK DURING THE DAY BUT THANK GOODNESS FOR SOAPNET.i have watched this show since i was in grade school. i feel like they are family. i love all the characters,.... Rex, Gigi,Bo,Nora,Blair my favorite,Vicki, and of course Dorian i absolutely love all the characters from Llanview. thanks ABC and Agnes for such a great show !!!!!!! i will always watch,story lines are terrific and the acting is far better than other shows. by the way Jessica is a fantastic actress, this show has many many great actors. keep it up thanks again Agnes for a job well done.


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