I loved speaking with Patricia for the book. Very sad to hear of her passing.

NEW YORK (AP) — Patricia Elliott, who won a Tony Award on her Broadway debut and went on to star opposite David Bowie in The Elephant Man and 23 years aboard the TV soap opera One Life to Live, has died. She was 77. Elliott died of cancer Sunday at her home in Manhattan, according to her niece, Sall…
Former soap opera actor Nathaniel Marston died after being seriously injured in a car crash, his representative confirmed. He was 40 years old.

Director Gary Donatelli's latest project is described as more than a movie — "it's a movement." Learn more about this fascinating, heartbreaking story here:

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IM Global and producers State Street Pictures have launched production in Chicago on "Southside with You," the romantic dramedy inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama's first date. The film is focus...

I asked former #OLTL head writer Ron Carlivati to name his favorite classic TV cliffhangers:

It's spring cliffhanger time, and viewers are once again on the edges of their seats waiting to find out how their favorite shows end the season -- or wrap things up for good. To honor a tradition that hit its stride with the primetime soaps of the '80s we
John Brotherton remembers falling in love with movies at the old KOIN Center Cinemas in downtown Portland. His mother would take him to see the artier, out-of-the-mainstream movies (the kind that play at the Fox Tower now) and then take...|By The Oregonian

"Gus the Killer Pimp" shares the story of the time he tried to alter "One Life to Live" in a major way:

Welcome to Random Roles, wherein we talk to actors about the characters who defined their careers. The catch: They don’t know beforehand what roles we’ll ask them to talk about.The actor: Like more than a few other actors, Dan Lauria got his start in theater, and he’s returned to the stage on a regu

"OLTL" director Gary Donatelli talks about his new movie, 23 Blast:

It has been 45 years since Gary Donatelli walked on to the football field at Glenbrook North High School, where he was good enough to snare a scholarship to Indiana University .

I didn't realize it when I started working on the book, but one of the biggest things that made writing "Llanview in the Afternoon: An Oral History of 'One Life to Live'" such a rewarding experience was the fact that I happened to be speaking with a lot of people who were well beyond their show business careers, and didn't have to worry about protecting anything by holding back. That created a lot of unguarded moments that opened what I'd like to think is a relatively unique ...

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After much nudging, Roscoe Born has a website -- and a place where you can stream and purchase his music:

A new tune from Roscoe Born:

lyrics by Roscoe Born copyright 2014 vocals - Roscoe Born steel guitar - Hugh Pool produced by - Hugh Pool recorded by - Charles DeChants at Excello Recordin...

Wishing the happiest of birthdays to the marvelous Marilyn Chris!

Rest in peace, Peggy O'Shea:

Peggy (Margaret Mary) O’Shea, former head writer for daytime soaps “Capitol” and “One Life to Live” and for a time a writer on “Peyton Place,” died ...
Nominations were announced this morning by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) for this year's 41st Annual Daytime Emmys! Good Morning America made the announcement of some of the major categories. However for soap fans, it was The Young and the Restless who scor

Thank you to Robert Reid Live for inviting me to talk about the book!

Jeff Giles joins us at episode #54 about his book, "Llanview in the Afternoon" an oral history of "One Life to Live" discusses this book as well as his process of putting it together. It was for me a must read, so I hope everyonw enjoys!

Big news! I spoke with Mara Levinsky of Soap Opera Digest Official Page, and our interview is featured in the March 31 issue, on sale now!

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Hey, look -- someone else is saying they got ripped off during the OLTL revival:

It's so sexy living in America -- until you get ripped off. Dom, the Massachusetts-born musician who gained some fame a few years ago with his breakout electro-