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Daytime Soap Opera Alums Clean Up at SAG Awards!

For a medium that Hollywood loves to poke fun at, daytime soap operas certainly manage to produce a lot of award-winning actors! Sunday night's Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards were dominated by the wins of former daytime stars.


Tommy Lee Jones, who spent most of the 1970's playing Dr. Mark Toland on ABC Daytime's One Life to Live, took home the Actor for his work in Lincoln. Jones played diehard abolitionist Thaddeus Stevens in the film.

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Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston won the Actor for Outstanding Male Actor in a Drama Series. Cranston was an original cast member on Agnes Nixon and the late Douglas Marland's 30-minute, daily college soap Loving back in 1983, portraying Doug Donovan. 

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One of daytime's favorite daughters, Julianne Moore (ex-Frannie and Sabrina Hughes, As The World Turns) won for her spot-on portrayal of Sarah Palin in Game Change; while The Doctors grad Alec Baldwin snagged another Actor for his work in 30 Rock. For the complete list of winners at the 19th Annual SAG Awards click here.

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