Previous Updates - 2015
December 28, 2015:
December 20, 2015:
December 18, 2015:
- Alla Korot (Jenna Norris) has been cast as character Janet Bernard on DAYS.
December 13, 2015:
- New info: Other Soap Roles: Elissa Leeds (Hope Bauer), Brooke English, AMC; Sheppard Strudwick (Jim Matthews), Victor Lord, OLTL; Nancy Wickwire (Liz Matthews), Way of the World.
- Backstage romance: Shepperd Strudwick (Jim Matthews) and Virginia Dwyer (Mary Matthews).
- Club manager Ron Styles portrayed by Jeff David added to Minor Characters. Ron had an affair with Lahoma and gave her a place to stay while she was separated from Sam Lucas. He appeared August 7, 1969 - February 1970.
- New Photos: Wayne Addison (Robert Milli), Robert Delaney, Carol Lamonte, Olive Randolph, Bill and Missy, Sam and Lahoma, Gil McGowan (Dolph Sweet), Walter and Lenore (Judith Barcroft).
- Added magazine covers: Soap Opera Weekly, Tom Eplin and Judi Evans (September 22, 1992) and TV By Day, Susan Sullivan and Wally (June 1972) to Publications.
November 24, 2015:
October 28, 2015:
August 9, 2015:
- Stories of Jacqueline Courtney and Victoria Thompson's Auditions for the show.
- New info: Exit Lines and departures for the following characters: Evan Webster: Randolph living room to John while holding him at gunpoint, "Then get outside." Molly Ordway Randolph: Departure: Left Michael Randolph and escape being blackmailed by Olive. Exit Scene: to Michael Randolph about leaving him, "It's better for both of us." Walter Curtin's car crash scene (February 4, 1972) was borrowed from an old episode of "Mod Squad." Denise Alexander (Mary McKinnon) appeared as a day player on the pilot episode of GH in 1963.
July 12, 2015:
June 25, 2015:
- The 1988 Freeze Frame Gallery is complete to August 9.
- New info: Alan North appeared as Capt. Sean Delaney, on a recurring basis September 14, 1984 - November 17, 1989. Janice Frame's birthday was November 20 [referenced by Sharlene in 1988].
- New/replacement photos for Minor Characters that appeared 1986-1991.
- Update in Previous Roles: Kate Wilkinson (Clara Hudson, 1987-1989. Mrs. Franklin, 1983) played Alice Nixon, a former Love servant on September 2 and 3, 1986.
- First kiss: Cass and Frankie: While spying on Lucas in a park to hide in plain sight (September 13, 1989).
June 24, 2015:
- New Freeze Frame: Alma and hotel maid in shadows (May 20, 1983).
- Sets: There were two Smiley's Diners locations. The first debuted in December 1982 and the second in July 1984 when Perry bought it.
- Added previously unknown names to Actors.
- Fleshed out the synopses for May 16 - 20, 1983.
June 1, 2015:
- Corrected/updated relatives in the Major Characters pages.
- New photos: Dawn Benz as Sally Frame, Nurse Harriet Sullivan.
- A special thank you to Rickie Boguille for the following information of Minor Characters: Actors who originated roles: Mel Winkler (Frank Chadwick) and Carol Williard (Nurse Harriet Sullivan). Previously unknown actors: George Hearn played Tic De Cosgrove a society friend of Iris Wheeler's in 1975. The last name of art assistant Douglas was Wylie and played by Robert Lintner. Dr. Paul Graham, who appeared December 19, 1972 - January 22, 1973 was played by Stephen McHattie.
- New info: Exit Line: Alma Rudder: Exit Line: Disguised as a waitress at Smiley's Diner to Maisie Watkins, "I'm gonna take a break. I'm beat." Exit Scene: In a hotel room lying dead while Blaine stood over her.
May 23, 2015:
- Synopses: January 2 - February 1, 1991 added.
- Publications: Ladies' TV World, October 1972: Robert Hover (Russ) and family; TV Guide, June 12-18, 1982, Rick Porter (Larry).
- New/Replacement photos: Donna Sanderson, Daphne Grimaldi, Vic Strang, Hunter Bradshaw, Loretta Shea, Quinn Harding, Mark Singleton, Czaja Carnek, Lily Mason, Jim LaRusso among others in Minor Characters.
May 21, 2015:
- Can anyone help resolve discrepancies in the March 1981 synopses? Episode #4250 was provided by AOL's P&G Classic Soaps Channel. However, it's unknown whether this episode was interrupted due to the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan or never aired.
- Added information about "Another World Today" in Novelizations.
April 11, 2015:
- Publications: New magazine covers in TV Guide, Ladies' TV World.
- New photos: Hazel Parker, Cathy Harris.
- Replacement photos: Michaud Christophe, Henrietta Morgan, Diana Frame, Sam Egan, Dr. Royal Dunning, Dr. Emily Benson.
- Updated Other Soap Roles to include Grayson McCouch (Morgan) and Alicia Leigh Willis (Alli) on General Hospital. Also corrected and updated date ranges and roles.
- New info: Stage actress Alice Drummond played Myrtle Benson, Sylvie Kosloff's sister in 1979. Another World was pre-empted in 1981 for the following events: The landing of the Space Shuttle Columbia (April 14), Wimbledon coverage (July 3), and assassination of Egypt's President Anwar Sadat (October 7). On May 13 (EP. #4281), the show was interrupted due to the attempted assassination of Pope John Paul II. This episode was repeated the following day in it's entirety.
April 3, 2015:
March 13, 2015
- New info: Thank you to Eric Skubel for providing unknown actors' names for Minor Characters: Dorothy Fielding (Rose Livingstone), Steve Rankin (Drew Marsten), Scott Palmer (Rick Ludlow), and DeeAnn Mears (Sybil Harak); character names and actors for Texas. Phyllis Merrriam was Dave Gilchrist's secretary and made appearances 1974-1976. Exit Scene: Marshall Kramer (Randy Brooks): Outside BCGH with Dana and Rita Madison, "Sweetheart, take your own advice. Don't go without something that will make you happy. Rita..."
- Revisions made in Credits section of Somerset.
March 8, 2015
- Synopses: Fleshed out the last two weeks of Texas (December 9 - 31, 1982).
- New info: Introduction Scene: Catlin Ewing: Spying on Larry Ewing and Maisie Watkins outside of Smiley's Diner. Exit Scenes: Ted Bancroft: The police station to Brian Bancroft before going to jail, "I'm sorry, Dad. I'm really sorry." Louis St. George: At the airport with Elena DePoulignac before leaving Bay City. Bob Morgan: At a video arcade, calling for R.J. after being shot. Stacey Winthrop (Terry Davis): In their house to Mark Singleton, agreeing to make a fresh start by leaving town.
- Improved first and last appearance time frames for Minor Characters of 1983.
February 17, 2015
- New info: Billy Dee Williams appeared as the Assistant D.A. during Missy's trial May 5 - June 27, 1967.
- New photos: Brian Blake, Frank Chadwick, George Fenton, Bess Killworth, Anne O'Donnell.
- New Freeze Frames: March 1984 (Rachel), June 11, 1986 (Cass and Cecile), October 8, 1986 (Vince, MJ, and Cheryl), and 1993.
- Upcoming project: Daily Synopses for January 1991 - June 1991.
- Replacements photos: Ann Burlingame, Mikey Miller (Benjamin Alexander), Sergei Radzinski, Reuben Marino, Louis St. George.
- If for nothing else but prosperity Virtual Bay City, has been restored.
- New info: Cecile appeared on May 19, 20, and 25, 1993. Marley returned to see Vicky while she was in a coma on October 15, 16, 19, and 20, 1987. Shootings: Adam shoots Alan Glaser (June 16, 1987), Fayez Sedrak shoots Zane (March 12, 1986), Iris shoots Carl (June 10, 1994).
- New photos: Susan Matthews Shearer (Roni Dengel), Tim McGowan, Jim (John Beal), Jim (Leon Janney).
- Minor Characters: Dr. John Crawford, Keith Morrison, Cornelia Exeter, Morgan Simpson, Carlos Morales (Luis Perez), Lindsey (Laura Bonarrigo).
- Replacements: Alistair, Sloane Wallace, Victor Rodriguez, Capt. Billy Cooper (Reuben Santiago-Hudson).
- New info: Paul Stevens (Brian Bancroft) was dropped from the cast on December 4, 1985. Shootings: Sally shoots Catlin (September 14, 1984), Emily Benson shoots Mark (November 8, 1984).
- New dates: First and last appearances for Minor Characters.
- New photos: Ann Fuller, Bert Gregory, Emily Hastings, Prof. Paul Messner, Belle Clark, Gloria Metcalf, Sharon Amati, Amy Cushing, Austin Cushing, Doris Bennett, Captain Hancock, Joyce Abernathy, Dr. Emily Bradford, Lila Dawson (Kristen Wilson), Loretta Delahanty (Sloane Shelton), Barry Denton, Hilda, Frank Julian (John Spencer), Tracy Julian, Laurie Michaels, Andrew Miller, Officer Brian Tibbs.
- Replacements: Dr. Rita Madison, Christophe Boudreaux, Judy, Judy, Anna Marie Callahan, Dr. Emily Cole, Capt. Billy Cooper (Eddie Earl Hatch), Bunny Eberhardt, Dr. Courtney Evans, Loretta Fowler, Ito, Rick Graham, Rick Graham, Dana, Kevin Julian, Chris Macaleer,
Drew Marsten, Mikey Miller, Donald Tanner, Chris Wylie.
- Missing Episodes: (1991) October 21 - 30, November 1 - 8, and December 20 and 23; (1992) February 20, July 30 and 31 added to The Another World Video Library. The collection is now complete and available as free downloads.