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All My Children 

Set in the fictional East Coast suburb Pine Valley, All My Children is the decades-old, risk-taking soap that centers around Erica Kane and her long line of husbands.

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Agnes Nixon
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 190 wins & 572 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Cameron Mathison ...  Ryan Lavery 1,081 episodes, 1998-2011
Susan Lucci ...  Erica Kane / ... 1,036 episodes, 1970-2011
Michael E. Knight ...  Tad Martin / ... 1,019 episodes, 1983-2011
Alicia Minshew ...  Kendall Hart Slater / ... 977 episodes, 2002-2011
Jacob Young ...  JR Chandler 838 episodes, 2003-2011
David Canary ...  Adam Chandler / ... 809 episodes, 1984-2011
Thorsten Kaye ...  Zach Slater / ... 728 episodes, 2004-2011
Melissa Claire Egan ...  Annie Lavery / ... 716 episodes, 2006-2011
Eileen Herlie ...  Myrtle Fargate / ... 699 episodes, 1976-2008
Rebecca Budig ...  Greenlee Smythe / ... 680 episodes, 1998-2011
Walt Willey ...  Jackson Montgomery / ... 676 episodes, 1987-2011
Vincent Irizarry ...  David Hayward 659 episodes, 1997-2011
Bobbie Eakes ...  Krystal Carey / ... 657 episodes, 2003-2011
Darnell Williams Darnell Williams ...  Jesse Hubbard / ... 562 episodes, 1981-2011
Chrishell Hartley ...  Amanda Dillon / ... 540 episodes, 2005-2011
Jill Larson ...  Opal / ... 534 episodes, 1989-2011
Aiden Turner ...  Aidan Devane 502 episodes, 2002-2009
Debbi Morgan ...  Dr. Angie Baxter Hubbard / ... 481 episodes, 1982-2011
Ricky Paull Goldin ...  Jake Martin 468 episodes, 2008-2011
James Mitchell ...  Palmer Cortlandt 441 episodes, 1979-2010
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Storyline

Set in the fictional East Coast suburb Pine Valley, All My Children is the decades-old, risk-taking soap that centers around Erica Kane and her long line of husbands.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

She's holding her baby, she just doesn't know it yet. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

ABC [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

All My Children: The Summer of Seduction See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (1970-1983)| Stereo (1983-)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Carol Burnett was a huge fan of the show and often mentioned the serial on The Carol Burnett Show (1967). See more »

Quotes

Braden Lavery: Let me get this straight. You want me to seduce your niece.
Palmer Cortlandt: Well, that's putting it a little indelicately. I'd much prefer "court" or "romance", but whatever.
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Alternate Versions

All episodes were aired in color, however episodes from 1970 to 1971 do not exist on videotape, and instead exist only on black and white kinescope. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hot in Cleveland: Life with Lucci (2012) See more »

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User Reviews

greatest soap ever
21 April 2000 | by massivefartSee all my reviews

I have watched All My Children for over five years and the late 70's and early 80's. It is one show if i miss i get really upset. It has some the best actors, writers, and etc. It also has something a few soaps have long running characters they don't stick them in the backburner because some of the best characters are the one's that has been around the longest. My favorite has to Myrtle, Phoebe, Brooke, Adam and Stuart, Palmer Dixie and Tad and of course ERICA KANE she is the one reason i am a faithfull watcher and I never care what critics think because to me it is one of the few soaps that i am faithful to I do watch One Life to Live, Guiding Light. But you can't go wrong with a show that has been around for 30 years and has one more Emmy's than any other soap. Who can't forget the wonderful storylines Nina and Cliff, Angie and Jessie, Erica and Tom, Mike Roy, Adam, Travis, Jackson, and Dimitri, Palmer and Daisy and my favorite off all time Greg and my sweet sweet JENNY. For this is why ALL MY CHILDREN is my #1 soap and keep up the good work


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