Guiding Light and One Life to Live veteran Ron Raines is once again bursting soap bubbles, this time on Crystal Chappell's political soap Beacon Hill. I caught up with Raines to find out about his new gig as sinister Senator William Preston. Is his new character even more ruthless than GL's Alan Spaulding?
Raines also shared his thoughts on the end of Prospect Park's version of OLTL , his work on Broadway and what it would take to get him on one of the four remaining daytime sudsers.
Daytime Confidential: What's it like working with your former Guiding Light castmates, Crystal Chappell, Ricky Paull Goldin, and Tina Sloan, again?
Ron Raines: Great. First of all, they are all colleagues of mine from Guiding Light that I truly adore and have worked with all of them. I have had heavy storylines with each of them. Beacon Hill is just starting now, and I am hoping to repeat some of the chemistry that we had on Guiding Light. READ MORE
Former As the World Turns and Guiding Light star James Rebhorn has died at the age of 65 from melanoma. Rebhorn portrayed Bradley Raines on GL and Angus Oliver on AWT.
HBO’s movie adaptation of The Normal Heart will premiere Sunday, May 25 at 9 pm EST. Based on Larry Kramer’s award-winning play, The Normal Heart tells the story of the beginning of the AIDS crisis in 1980s New York City.
The adaption is directed by Ryan Murphy, and will star soap alums Jonathan Groff (One Life to Live), Finn Wittrock (All My Children) and Matt Bomer (All My Children, Guiding Light). READ MORE
Guiding Light alum Wendy Moniz and One Life to Live’s Trevor St. John have signed on to star opposite Saturday Night Live’s Rachel Dratch in the flick The Grief of Others, according to Variety. The film is based on the Leah Hager Cohen novel of the same name, and will focus on a couple whose baby dies 57 hours after birth. The pair try to return to their lives, but have a hard time keeing things together.