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30 Famous Actors Who Starred on Soap Operas (Including Oscar Winners & the First Actor to Play a Gay Teen on Daytime TV)

Soap operas are renowned for their drama and constantly twisting stories. But did you know that they are also a breeding ground for some of Hollywood’s biggest stars?

So many A-list actors have brought characters to life on some of the most beloved sudsers over the years.

For many of them, it was near the start of their career. Some of them made history in their role on the soap opera – like the actor who played the first openly gay teen on daytime TV. Others have gone on to find incredible success in blockbusters.

We did some digging and were able to round up 30 examples of famed actors who have starred on soap operas.

There are a few Oscar winners on this list, several musicians and, overall, a couple of big surprises!

Scroll through the slideshow to see who all made the list…

15 Soap Opera Couples are Together in Real Life, Including 1 Who Welcomed Their First Child in 2023 & 1 Who Will Celebrate Their 50th Anniversary This Year

Love stories on all of our favorite soap operas are usually riddled with drama, and they aren’t all built to last.

However, the sets of these sudsers are a great place for actors to meet their one true love. In fact, over the years, many costars have gotten together in real life.

Like the characters they play, they don’t all stay together. We were able to round up 15 soap opera couples who are currently together in real life in 2024.

The list includes one couple that’s been engaged for two years, one who welcomed their first child just a few months ago and another that will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary later this year!

Scroll through the slideshow to see all of the couples who have soap operas to thank for their love stories…

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Which Celebrity Did Halloween 2023 Best? Vote In Our Poll for Your Favorite Costumes!

Halloween 2023 has come and gone, and so many of Hollywood’s biggest stars celebrated in serious style. Now, we want to know who did it best!

Every year, celebrities seemingly get ready for Spooky Season by attempting to outdo their costumes from the previous year.

This year was no exception, and so many A-listers delivered unforgettable costumes.

Head inside to vote in our poll and let us know who ruled Halloween 2023…More Here! »

Here's Why Bette Midler Skipped Her Own Halloween Party, Plus See Which Celebs Showed Up!

Bette Midler hosts the Hulaween Ball every year to benefit the New York Restoration Society, but she didn’t show up at this year’s event.

A bunch of stars walked the red carpet in their costumes at the 2023 Halloween event on Friday night (October 27) in New York City.

Music mogul Clive Davis, who was dressed in a floor-length cape, was honored with the Wind Beneath My Wings Award and Bette recorded a special video for him in her absence.

So, where was she?

Keep reading to find out more…More Here! »

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Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos Call Out Their Neighbors on Live TV

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos are calling out their neighbors.

The Live With Kelly and Mark co-stars called out their hypocritical neighbors for making a complaint against them in 1999 during the latest episode of the show on Thursday (October 5).

The discussion came amid conversation about the rise in pickleball’s popularity in America.

Keep reading to find out more…More Here! »

Kelly Ripa Explains Why She Didn't Have a Bachelorette Party Before Marrying Mark Consuelos

Kelly Ripa didn’t have a bachelorette party!

The 52-year-old LIVE With Kelly & Mark co-host addressed the fact that she didn’t have a bachelorette party before marrying her husband Mark Consuelos during Monday’s (August 28) episode.

“No, you know me, pageantry is not my thing,” she began.

Keep reading to find out more…More Here! »

Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos Will Keep Hosting 'Live!'...For Now

Kelly Ripa plans to retire from Live! with Kelly and Mark one day, but for now, she’s happy to continue hosting the show alongside her husband, Mark Consuelos.

The 52-year-old morning show host opened up to The Purist about why she’s stayed at Live! for so long and what her future might look like.

Keep reading to see what she said…More Here! »