A Family Affair for the Summer


‘Tis the summer to reunite families with loved ones on your favorite shows.

Soap Opera Digest online is reporting that the following will be headed to your favorite soap:

On Bold and The Beautiful, Patrick Duffy (Stephen) will reprise his role of the Logan patriarch starting June 20. His arrival’s just in time for him to meet his long lost grandson Marcus (Texas Battle) and his estranged wife in La La land.

On All My Children, the Van Peebles family has another family member to have soaps added onto their phenomenal resumes. All around Renaissance man Melvin Van Peebles will be joining his son Mario (Samuel) in Pine Valley.  Melvin will play Samuel’s dad named appropriately, Melvin starting July 10.

The elder Van Peebles is known for not only being a actor/director/screenwriter playwright and composer but also for his groundbreaking film, “Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song,” where he wrote, produced, scored, directed by, and starred in the film making it the top grossing independent film that was released in 1972.

 

 

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