List of One Life to Live characters (1990s)

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This is a list of characters from the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live who significantly impacted storylines and began their run from the years 1990 to 1999.

Nigel Bartholomew-Smythe[edit]

Nigel Bartholomew-Smythe
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Peter Bartlett
Duration 1991–2012, 2013—
First appearance May 1991
Created by Craig Carlson
Introduced by
Classification Present, recurring
Profile
Occupation Buchanan family butler

Nigel Bartholomew-Smythe is a fictional character from the American soap opera One Life to Live. Peter Bartlett played the role from May 1991[1] until the series ended on January 13, 2012. He returned to the role April 29, 2013, when the show resumed on Hulu, iTunes, and FX Canada via The Online Network. Nigel is the longtime butler and confidante of billionaire Asa Buchanan. In 2009, Barlett began also playing the role of Nigel's cousin, Neville Smythe.[2]

In early 2003, Nigel is romantically linked to Roxy Balsom.[1]

In October 2006, David Vickers finds out that Asa once had an affair with David's mother, Emma Bradley, but Asa denies it. Later, David's brother Spencer Truman claims to be Asa's son, but a DNA test proves otherwise. A conversation between Asa and Nigel hints that there is more to the story. On August 16, 2007, Asa dies in his sleep and is found by Nigel. At the funeral on August 17, 2007 Nigel tells a returned Max Holden that Asa has another son: David Vickers. Max advises Nigel to wait to tell the rest of the family; meanwhile, an eavesdropping Alex Olanov seeks out David. Nigel inherits Asa's yacht and private island, but in his video will Asa announces the existence of his other son; Nigel is tasked to inform this son of his parentage "when the time is right." Alex returns, married to an in-the-dark David, and blackmails Nigel with the facts of David's parentage. Not wanting the Buchanans to discover that con man David is one of them, Nigel gives his inheritance to Alex in exchange for her silence. Nigel has a cousin Neville who is the Buchanan mansion butler to the Buchanans living in London, England. Nigel later becomes a butler to Clint Buchanan, his wife Nora Buchanan, Clint's brother Bo Buchanan, and Bo and Nora's son Matthew Buchanan after Asa gives the Buchanan Mansion to Nora in his will. After Clint and Nora divorce in 2010, Nigel soely works for Clint after Clint wins ownership of the mansion from Nora in their divorce settlement. After Clint has a heart attack in the spring of 2011 and is blackmailed for a piece of his fortune and the deed to the Buchanan Mansion in exchange for committing his mentally ill daughter Jessica Buchanan to St. Anne's by her then husband and con artist Cutter Wentworth, Clint loses ownership of the mansion to Cutter, and Nigel then works as Cutter's butler, along with his house guests Vimal Patel and his wife Rama Patel. Cutter later loses ownership of the mansion when Rex Balsom blackmails his estranged father Clint for the entire Buchanan fortune and the mansion in exchange for Clint to get the heart of Rex's dead fiance Gigi Morasco. Clint then enlists Nigel to evict Cutter, Vimal, and Rama out of the mansion on June 28, 2011. However, on July 8, 2011, Rex fires Nigel as the mansion's butler because he can't trust Nigel because of his friendship with Clint. Nigel is later hired by Clint to be his butler/confidante when he is under house arrest for twenty years at his ex-wife Victoria Lord's Llanfair estate for committing recent various crimes. Nigel attempts to fend off a briefly deranged Brody Lovett when he kidnaps Natalie Buchanan's son Liam McBain from Llanfair after word breaks out that police detective John McBain is the biological father of Natalie's child. Nigel's is knocked out by Brody and tended to by Roxy. They begin to grow close once again, especially when their beloved soap opera, Fraternity Row goes off the air.

Drew Buchanan[edit]

Drew Buchanan
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by
(and child actors)
Duration 1983–85, 1988–89, 1996–98
First appearance September 23, 1983 (September 23, 1983)
Last appearance September 16, 1998 (September 16, 1998)
Created by
Introduced by Jean Arley
Classification Former, regular
Profile
Occupation Officer for the Llanview Police Department

Drew Buchanan is the son of Bo Buchanan and Becky Lee Abbott (née Hunt), conceived during a one-night stand between the two when Bo cheated on his then-fiancée Delilah Ralston. Upon the realization of her pregnancy with Drew, Becky Lee accepts the marriage proposal of Delilah's brother, Drew Ralston, to legitimize the pregnancy. The morning of Becky and Drew's wedding, Drew Ralston is killed. Asa Buchanan, assuming the child to be the illegitimate child of his son Bo, offered to marry Becky Lee to give the child the surname "Buchanan." The child is born to Becky Lee Buchanan on the episode first-run September 23, 1983, and Becky Lee later leaves Llanview with new husband Jesse Wilde and infant Drew Buchanan in tow in 1985. A SORAS-ed, teenaged Drew returns to Llanview in 1988 for the funeral of Bo's then-wife and his stepmother, Didi O'Neill, leaving shortly thereafter in 1989. Drew returns as the bitter estranged son of Bo in 1996, influenced by his mother's torrid feelings toward the Buchanan family. A charming and troubled young man, he engages in romantic liaisons with some women in Llanview before leaving again in 1997. In 1998, a reformed Drew, freshly graduated from the police academy, returns to Llanview to repair his broken relationship with his father, and is hired by Bo as an officer for the Llanview Police Department. Months later, he is shot and killed in the line of duty by Barbara Graham.

Charlie Briggs[edit]

Charlie Briggs
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Robert J. Hogan
Duration 1995–98, 2000
First appearance 1995 (1995)
Last appearance 2000 (2000)
Created by Michael Malone
Introduced by Susan Bedsow Horgan
Classification Former, regular
Profile
Occupation Reporter for Lord Enterprises
Residence Llanview, Pennsylvania

Charles "Charlie" Briggs is a fictional character on the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. The role was played by actor Robert J. Hogan from 1995 until 1998, reappearing in 2000.


Andrew Carpenter[edit]

Andrew Carpenter
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Wortham Krimmer
Duration 1991–2010
First appearance October 1991 (October 1991)
Last appearance March 1, 2010 (March 1, 2010)
Created by Michael Malone
Introduced by Linda Gottlieb
Book appearances Patrick's Notebook
Classification Former, regular
Profile
Occupation Rector
Chairman of the Carpenter Foundation
Residence St. James Church
44 High Street
Llanview, Pennsylvania

Reverend Andrew Carpenter is a fictional character from the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. The role was played by Wortham Krimmer from October 1991 until March 1, 2010. In 1999, Krimmer was downgraded to recurring status.[3]

Andrew Carpenter first appears in Llanview to take over St. James, an Episcopalian church, in October 1991. He quickly fall in love with ailing Megan Gordon and helps find her estranged husband Jake Harrison before she dies. Andrew becomes close with Cassie Callison, and begins counseling Llanview University party girl Marty Saybrooke.

Andrew's father Sloan follows him to town, first appearing in 1992. He is a widower and a retired four-star general turned author. Sloan had another son William, who had died of AIDS several years earlier. Sloan and William were estranged because of William's homosexuality. His relationship with Andrew, because of his contempt of William, is also strained. While writing a biography of deceased millionaire publisher Victor Lord, Sloan meets and becomes involved with Victor's daughter Victoria Lord — and makes an enemy in Dorian, who is furious that Sloan's book hinted that her implicit negligence killed Victor.

Llanview is torn apart by scandal when Marty accuses Andrew of being a pedophile, and having seduced local teenager Billy Douglas, in a storyline that predated the real-life Catholic Church sex abuse scandal.[4] After being vindicated, Andrew brings the AIDS quilt project to Llanview, coinciding with a large donation to the project by ABC in order to show the quilt on-air.[4][5] At the quilt ceremony, Billy announces he is gay, a groundbreaking plot turn as gay characters were rarely seen at the time.[6]

"I feel a big responsibility to make it work. We read about homophobia every day in the newspapers, but it's informational, not emotional. These scenes really hit you hard."[6]

—Wortham Krimmer on OLTL's 1992 homosexuality story arc

Executive Producer at the time Linda Gottlieb explained to Entertainment Weekly, "Some people will be alienated; we'll get vicious mail. But I hope that by seeing a young gay boy, getting to like him, and sympathize with his pain, audiences will understand the hurt that awful jokes, dumb remarks, and exclusionary behavior can cause. We have an hour every day — what better place to explore this than daytime?"[6] In the same interview, newcomer at the time Phillippe stated it was "the first time ever that I didn't have to force tears. My voice went all quivery and they just flowed out of me."[6] The story arc proved to be well received when it won the series' first GLAAD Award for Best Daytime Drama.[4] Neil Tadken credited the storyline as his inspiration for creating the Day of Compassion, an annual day all participating soap operas mentioned HIV or AIDS.[5]

The crisis serves to bring Andrew and Sloan to reconciliation, and prompts Andrew and Cassie to fall in love and marry. Afterwards, Cassie is unable to have children after a disastrous miscarriage. She and Andrew then adopt a son named River Carpenter. Viki divorces Clint Buchanan, and she and Sloan marry, with Andrew officiating, while Sloan lays hospitalized. He died soon afterward in 1994, just several weeks after the marriage, leading Viki to suffer another bout of dissociative identity disorder.

In 1997, Cassie and Andrew breakup after Cassie cuckolds him with Kevin Buchanan. Cassie goes on to marry Kevin before departing Llanview in 1999. Reverend Carpenter progressively appears infrequently in every year of the 2000s, primarily serving as minister for town religious functions. In 2009, he last officiates the marriage of his former mother-in-law Viki to Charlie Banks, and is last shown in 2010.

John Carpenter[edit]

John Carpenter
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Michael Swan
Duration 1996–97
First appearance January 1996 (January 1996)
Last appearance April 1997 (April 1997)
Created by Michael Malone
Introduced by Susan Bedsow Horgan
Classification Former, regular
Profile
Occupation Episcopal bishop
Residence Paris, France

Bishop John Carpenter is a fictional character on the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. The role was played by actor Michael Swan from January 1996 until April 1997.


Maggie Carpenter[edit]

Maggie Carpenter
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Crystal Chappell
Duration 1995–97
First appearance October 3, 1995 (October 3, 1995)
Last appearance September 29, 1997 (September 29, 1997)
Created by Michael Malone
Introduced by Susan Bedsow Horgan
Classification Former, regular
Profile
Occupation Teacher for the deaf
Residence Paris, France

Maggie Carpenter is a fictional character on the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. The role was played by actress Crystal Chappell from October 1995 through September 1997.

Character history[edit]

The first cousin of Andrew Carpenter, Maggie, arrives in fictional Llanview in 1995. Maggie is introduced as a former wild child seeking a new start by becoming a nun, but she soon falls romantically in love with Max Holden instead. Part of her motivation for becoming a nun is to spite her Protestant minister father John, who constantly belittled her. After leaving the church and getting involved with Max, Maggie tries to open a "circus arts" school in Llanview, but the plan is sabotaged by Max. Feeling betrayed, Maggie leaves town in 1997.

Sloan Carpenter[edit]

Sloan Carpenter
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Roy Thinnes
Duration 1992–95
First appearance June 1992 (June 1992)
Last appearance 1995 (1995)
Created by
Introduced by Linda Gottlieb
Classification Former, regular
Profile
Occupation United States Army general

Sloan Carpenter is a fictional character on the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. The role was played by actor Roy Thinnes from June 1992 until the character's onscreen death in 1995.


Addie Cramer[edit]

Addie Cramer
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Pamela Payton-Wright
Duration 1991–99, 2001–05, 2007–12
First appearance December 1991 (December 1991)
Last appearance January 12, 2012 (January 12, 2012)
Created by Michael Malone
Introduced by Linda Gottlieb
Classification Final, recurring
Profile
Residence La Boulaie, 56 Lincoln Street
Llanview, Pennsylvania

Agatha "Addie" Cramer (formerly Vickers) is the older sister of Dr. Dorian Cramer Lord and mother to Blair Cramer, and was portrayed in three extended stints by Pamela Payton-Wright from December 1991 through the OLTL series finale in 2012.[7]

Blair Daimler comes to Llanview in 1991 with a secret — she is the daughter of Dorian's older sister Addie Cramer. Mentally ill and institutionalized for years, Addie is now hidden in Blair's loft. Blair blames Dorian for her mother's illness and her own childhood in foster care; Blair is apparently the result of Addie's rape at the hands of an unknown man in the sanitarium. Seeking revenge, Blair tries to ruin Dorian by getting her aunt's signature on a document confessing to the murder of her husband Victor Lord in 1976. Blair then plots to marry Asa Buchanan to gain the financial security and power she needs to care for her mother and destroy Dorian. It is revealed that Dorian had been told that Addie had died by their parents, who had institutionalized her. Blair and Dorian reconcile, and Dorian is tearfully reunited with sister Addie, who calls her "Dori." Sweet but simple-minded Addie is placed in St. Ann's sanitarium for full-time care, but is visited often by her family.[7]

Addie surprises the Cramers on December 24, 2007 when she appears at Dorian's home La Boulaie. Apparently "recovered" due to a new medication, Addie is anxious to make up for lost time. [7][8] She sets things straight with on-again, off-again son-in-law Todd Manning and flirts with Dorian's new friend Charlie Banks. While at Roxy Balsom's beauty salon, Addie seems to recognize Miles Laurence, whom she's never met; they commiserate on the fact that they have both spent most of their lives in hospitals. On February 5, 2008, Addie is relieved by her assessment that Dorian is no longer a "Viki wanna-be," reminding Dorian of her persistent use of the Lord name, "running a newspaper like hers, naming your house," and shared romantic partners — as well as Dorian's romance with Viki's son Joey. "And I thought you weren't paying attention," notes a flabbergasted Dorian.

On June 18, 2008, the extroverted Addie reveals that she has married Dorian's ex-husband David Vickers, but her torrid "friends with benefits" relationship with David comes to a swift end when she realizes he still carries a torch for Dorian; they part amicably.[7]

With Dorian's departure in August 2011, Addie becomes the matriarch of the Cramer family in Llanview.

Lou Cramer[edit]

Lou Cramer
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Peter Galman
Duration 1997–98
First appearance 1997 (1997)
Last appearance 1998 (1998)
Created by
Introduced by Maxine Levinson
Classification Former, recurring
Profile
Occupation Physician

Dr. Louis Michael "Lou" Cramer is a fictional character on the ABC Daytime serial One Life to Live. Patriarch of the Cramer family, the deceased character appeared in flashbacks and visions on the series played by actor Peter Galman from 1997 through 1998.


Grace Davidson[edit]

Grace Davidson
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Susan Misner
Bailey Malik
Duration 1999
First appearance March 12, 1999
Last appearance November 3, 1999
Introduced by Jill Farren Phelps
Profile
Aliases Grace Monroe

Grace Davidson (previously Monroe) is a fictional character from the ABC Daytime soap opera, One Life to Live. The role was portrayed by Susan Misner from March 12, 1999 until November 17, 1999.[3] Bailey Malik played the character during flashbacks to her childhood.

Kelly Cramer's boarding school friend Grace Monroe comes to Llanview with her grandfather in 1999 and soon becomes romantically involved with Kevin Buchanan. Grace's grandfather, secretly a mobster, is searching for Dr. Ben Davidson to kill him because Grace's father had died while Ben was treating him. Meanwhile, Rae Cummings returns to town in search of her missing husband Daniel Faulkner; her one lead is Daniel's former mistress — Grace. Hating Grace for the affair, Rae tries to convince Kevin to end the relationship. He is upset by Grace's past but forgives her, so Rae slowly tries to lead Kevin to believe that Grace is a horrible woman. Rae complicates their relationship, but Kevin and Grace grow closer and are eventually engaged.

Ben is shot but survives, and it is revealed that Grace is really the younger sister of Ben and his brother Sam Rappaport, kidnapped as a child by the mob and presumed dead. Grace's childhood nickname is "Maisy" – short for "Amazing Grace." It is through the memories associated with the nickname – which Ben and Sam continue to use – that Ben and Sam realize that Grace is their sister. Reunited with her brothers, Grace changes her name to Grace Davidson.

At Kevin and Grace's engagement party, Kevin's grandfather Asa Buchanan — who hates Ben and Sam — confronts Grace with pictures he had uncovered of her sleeping with her father's mob friends. An upset Grace runs out into the storm and ends up in the Buchanans' summerhouse, which is under construction. Locked in, she falls through a hole in the floor into the cold water below. Rae arrives and unsuccessfully tries to save Grace; the two women make peace and Grace tells Rae that Daniel is in Pine Valley. Both woman are eventually pulled from the water, but despite her brother Ben's best efforts, Grace dies on November 3, 1999.

Roseanne Delgado[edit]

Roseanne Delgado
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Erika Page
Duration 1998–2001
First appearance July 22, 1998 (July 22, 1998)
Last appearance July 24, 2001 (July 24, 2001)
Created by Pamela K. Long
Introduced by Jill Farren Phelps
Classification Former, regular
Profile
Occupation Receptionist for the Llanview Police Department

Roseanne Delgado (formerly Vega) is a fictional character on the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. She was portrayed by Erika Page from July 22, 1998 through July 24, 2001.

Character history[edit]

Roseanne arrived in Llanview as a mystery woman on an airplane with Will Rappaport in April 1998. Her presence intrigued him. Roseanne's arrival in Llanview was solely for the purpose of getting back her "soulmate", Cristian Vega.

Cris was shocked to see Roseanne appear in his apartment and soon realized she was the answer to his modeling project. Roseanne quickly agreed to pose nude for Cris, hoping that he would actually look at her and become interested in her.

Roseanne's arrival in Llanview also shocked her aunt, Téa Delgado. When asked by Téa if she would like to move to a hotel with Téa, Roseanne quickly decided to stay in Angel Square with Carlotta (a friend to her mother). When Cristian broke up with his girlfriend, Jessica Buchanan and moved to New York City to go to art school, Roseanne went with him and soon they became lovers. When Cris' art school scholarship was revoked, Roseanne convinced Will to send her money to pay for the tuition and keeping Cristian in New York, away from Jessica.

Roseanne eventually convinced Cristian to marry her and they did get married, although she had to lock Jessica in a closet to prevent her from interrupting the ceremony. But Jessica got out and arrived right after the ceremony and informed Cris what Roseanne had done, getting the money from Will to keep Cristian in NY and away from Jessica. Cristian was furious and wanted to get an annulment right away, but Roseanne was determined and hung on for months until she was finally convinced by Cris' brother, Antonio, to agree to the annulment.

Roseanne then fell in love with Antonio, despite the fact that he wanted to keep their relationship fun and without commitment, which she had agreed to. Roseanne was also threatened by the presence of Sophia Pelligrino, Antonio's partner, who is also in love with him. After Roseanne took the receptionist job at the police station, one day Sophia called in for help and asked her to send Antonio. Roseanne, thinking it was just a ploy to get Antonio's attention, didn't pass on the message. Antonio was furious when he found out because Roseanne could have cost Sophia her life. Angry and hurt, Roseanne agreed to become R.J.'s mole at the police station and provide any useful information. Roseanne soon regretted the decision because Antonio came to her and agreed to try to start their relationship from the beginning. Before this, however, Roseanne had gotten drunk and went home with Colin MacIver and slept with him. Not only that, she revealed that she's R.J.'s source at the police station and Colin is using that information to blackmail Roseanne. She later left town in 2001 after Colin's murder.

Madame Delphina[edit]

Madame Delphina
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Lea DeLaria
Duration 1999, 2008–09, 2011
First appearance 1999
Last appearance December 30, 2011
Introduced by Jill Farren Phelps (1999)
Frank Valentini (2008)
Profile
Occupation Psychic
Residence Llanview, Pennsylvania

Madame Delphina is a fictional character from the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. Lea DeLaria first played the role in 1999,[9] then again from June 30 – August 28, 2008, January 15, 2009,[10] July 27, 2009,[11] and August – December 2009. In 2011 she reprised the role starting on May 26, 2011 and appeared sporadically until December 30, 2011. She also portrayed Delphina's counterpart Professor Delbert Fina Jr in 2008 and from On December 20–23, 2011.

Dorian Lord consults psychic Madame Delphina in 1999 following the death of Dorian's husband, Mel Hayes. Through Delphina, Mel's spirit chastises Dorian for accidentally running over Jessica Buchanan and fleeing the scene, and advises Dorian to make peace with her longtime nemesis Victoria "Viki" Lord Carpenter.[9]

On June 30, 2008, Dorian schemes to break up David Vickers' marriage to her sister Addie Cramer by paying Delphina to predict misfortune should the couple stay together. Her plan backfires when Delphina instead predicts happiness in their future. Delphina also channels Mel, who again scolds Dorian for her recent deeds. Making her way around town, Delphina senses others' secrets and makes further cryptic predictions; one of which leads District Attorney Nora Hanen to evidence incriminating Lindsay Rappaport for the murder of Spencer Truman. His wedding to Lindsay aborted, a devastated Bo Buchanan leaves town, and Delphina gives Rex Balsom clues to find him. In Texas, Bo and Rex are struck by lightning and travel back to 1968. Seeking a way to return to the present, they find Professor Delbert Fina, a supposed expert on the subject and Delphina's psychic counterpart in 1968. While Delphina helps Gigi Morasco find Rex in 2008, Professor Fina aides Bo and Rex in 1968, and another bolt of lightning sends Bo home but pulls Gigi back to 1968. Later, Professor Fina watches as Rex and Gigi are transported back to 2008. Back in the present, Delphina tells Dorian's orphaned foster daughter Langston that she has a blood relative still alive somewhere.

In search of ex-husband David Vickers, Dorian summons Delphina on January 15, 2009,[10] and the psychic reappears on January 23, 2009. She returns on July 27, 2009 to help Renee Buchanan communicate with her deceased husband Asa Buchanan,[11] and Jessica Buchanan visits Delphina on August 19 and August 20, 2009 seeking information about her own dead husband Nash Brennan. Delphina visits Jessica at Llanfair on October 14, 2009. Delphina is revealed to be the ex-girlfriend of Dorian's new lesbian partner Amelia Bennett on December 16, 2009, and when the women reconcile, Dorian agrees to tear up the marriage certificate that she and Amelia had gotten as a stunt to help Dorian's campaign for mayor of Llanview. Madame Delphina returns in early 2011 to tell Natalie Buchanan where her son Liam might be, and drops hints on getting him back. She returns in August 2011 to help Rex with Gigi's "ghostly" problem.

LeeAnn Demerest[edit]

LeeAnn Demerest
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Yasmine Bleeth
Duration 1991–93
First appearance July 1991 (July 1991)
Last appearance 1993
Profile
Residence Texas

LeeAnn Demerest is a fictional character from the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. The role was played by Yasmine Bleeth from July 1991 to 1993.[12] LeeAnn is the daughter of DuAnn Demerest.

LeeAnn Demerest comes to Llanview in 1991 on the heels of her mother DuAnn, the midwife who had helped birth Max Holden. Max is trying to uncover whether he is Asa Buchanan's biological son, and DuAnn seems inclined to help him make it look that way. LeeAnn becomes involved with Kevin Buchanan, who is on the rebound from a failed romance with Stephanie Hobart, but LeeAnn and Max are also drawn to one another. When LeeAnn believes that Max has fallen for Luna Moody, she sleeps with Kevin and becomes pregnant. Kevin finds out in 1992, and they elope. Meanwhile, blackmailing DuAnn is murdered, and Julia Medina confesses to the crime. Kevin and LeeAnn's marriage crumbles over her closeness with Jason Webb; they divorce, and LeeAnn leaves town for Texas with their son Duke Buchanan in 1993.

Billy Douglas[edit]

Billy Douglas
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Ryan Phillippe
Duration 1992–93
First appearance April 1992 (April 1992)
Last appearance 1993 (1993)
Created by
Introduced by Linda Gottlieb
Classification Former, regular
Profile
Occupation College student at Yale
Residence New Haven, Connecticut

William "Billy" Douglas is a fictional character on the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. The role was originated by newcomer actor Ryan Phillippe from April 1992 until 1993. Phillippe's Billy was one of the first regular gay characters in an American soap opera, garnering widespread acclaim for the series.[6]


Jake Harrison[edit]

Jake Harrison
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Joe Lando
Duration 1990–92
First appearance February 1990 (February 1990)
Last appearance February 1992 (February 1992)
Created by S. Michael Schnessel
Introduced by Paul Rauch
Classification Former, regular
Profile
Occupation
  • Arms trader
  • Private investigator

Jake Harrison is a fictional character on the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. The role was played by Joe Lando from 1990 until 1992.

Character history[edit]

Jake first appears in 1990 a fugitive and wanted to clear his name. Upon arriving in fictional Llanview, Michael Grande had the proof of Jake's whereabouts with plans to blackmail him into spying on Megan Gordon, the daughter of Victoria Lord Buchanan. Megan soon learned about the spying, but Jake convinced her that he was really a writer for a soap opera magazine. Soon after this, the two became friends. Michael Grande was soon found murdered, and Megan and Jake were the prime suspects. They were freed when it was revealed that Roger Gordon has murdered Michael is self-defense. Following this turmoil, the two became romantically involved.

Soon after this, Megan's sister Sarah was kidnapped by crime boss Carlo Hesser. Jake wanted information, and pretended to be interested in Carlo's daughter Charlotte. Carlo learned of the treachery and blackmailed Jake into marrying Charlotte. Jake was about to divorce her when she began faking blindness. He saw through her act and ended their marriage. Jake and Megan were soon married by Andrew Carpenter.

Jake soon took a job as an arms dealer and was sent around the world. On one trip, he was kidnapped by General Gaza in Jaba and was imprisoned. Andrew arrived in Jabe and saved Jake, but had grave news: Megan has become severely ill with Lupus. Jake rushed back to Llanview and sits at Megan's bed side. Megan soon dies and Jake is devastated, leaving town in 1992.

Mel Hayes[edit]

Mel Hayes
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Stephen Markle
Duration 1997–99, 2008, 2010
First appearance April 1997
Last appearance February 8, 2010
Created by Jean Passanante
Peggy Sloane
Profile
Occupation Journalist

Melvin "Mel" Hayes is a fictional character from the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. Stephen Markle played the role from April 1997 until January 1999, with later guest appearances on July 21 and 22, 2008[13][14] and January 7, January 8, and February 8, 2010. Mel is the father of Dorothy Hayes, played by newcomer Elizabeth Röhm[15] from 1997 until 1998.

Mel Hayes is a prize-winning journalist and "loose cannon" who crosses paths with Dorian Lord in April 1997 and soon sparks a relationship. Dorian convinces Mel to seek a job at Llanview's newspaper, The Banner, and he moves into a houseboat on the Llantano River. The death of Mel's wife Muriel in a plane crash 18 months before had fueled his addiction to alcohol, which in turn has estranged him from their children, Roger, Frank, and Dorothy Hayes. Dorothy comes to Llanview in 1997 to rebuild her relationship with Mel, but leaves in 1998 after a failed relationship with Joey Buchanan. Mel and Dorian's family begin to suspect that Dorian is hiding something from her past; after Mel's investigation into the deaths of Dorian's parents reveals conflicting information, he convinces her to face her painful childhood. Dorian returns to Canton in 1998, remembering the psychological abuse she and her sisters had suffered at the hands of their mentally ill mother, Sonya. Dorian is shocked to discover that Sonya had not only killed Dorian's father, but is actually still alive and being cared for by the former Cramer nanny, Charlotte Stonecliffe. Dorian and her daughter Cassie are attacked by a deranged Sonya, who later dies with Charlotte when the house is consumed by fire. Furious that he had dredged up her past, Dorian breaks things off with Mel.

A near-death experience after Dorian is accidentally shot changes her mind. Dorian proposes to Mel suddenly at The Banner in May 1998; they marry in an impromptu wedding in the middle of the newspaper's city room. All ends badly in January 1999 when Victoria "Viki" Lord Carpenter — Mel's boss and Dorian's longtime nemesis — is on a plane with Mel and inadvertently intercepts a note from Dorian telling Mel to come home. Viki gets off the plane instead, and it crashes; Mel is killed and Dorian blames Viki. Psychic Madame Delphina later channels Mel's spirit, who advises Dorian to make peace with Viki and give up her vendetta. Feeling a great sense of peace, Dorian finally accepts Mel's death, and lets go of her animosity toward Viki over the crash.

Mel appears to Dorian as a ghost on July 21 and 22, 2008 (One Life to Live's 40th Anniversary episodes)[13][14] as Dorian grapples with whether or not to try to save Viki's life after a car crash. His words ultimately get through to Dorian, who manages to revive Viki. Subsequently in 2008 and 2009, a young woman named "Mel" (Tia Dionne Hodge) — whom Dorian comes to believe is either her Mel in another form or sent by him — appears in various guises whenever Dorian behaves less than ethically, speaking to Dorian's conscience with advice and warnings.

Mel reappears to Dorian on January 7 and 8, 2010, as new Llanview Mayor Dorian gives in to Mitch Laurence's threats against her family and fires Police Commissioner Bo Buchanan at Mitch's command. Mel returns on February 8, 2010, to convince Dorian to stop Charlie Banks from going through with his and Dorian's plan to kill Mitch.

Johnny Dee Hesser[edit]

Johnny Dee Hesser
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Anthony Crivello
Duration 1990
First appearance June 1990 (June 1990)
Last appearance November 8, 1990 (November 8, 1990)
Created by Peggy O'Shea
Introduced by Paul Rauch
Classification Former, regular
Profile
Occupation Mobster

Johnny Dee Hesser is a fictional character on the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. The role was played by actor Anthony Crivello onscreen from June 1990 until the character's death November 8, 1990.


Dallas Jones[edit]

Dallas Jones
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Loyita Chapel
Duration 1999, 2005, 2008
First appearance 1999
Last appearance October 17, 2008
Introduced by Jill Farren Phelps (1999)
Frank Valentini (2005, 2008)

Dallas Jones is a fictional character from the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. Loyita Chapel[16] played the role in 1999, 2005, and from July 31 until October 17, 2008.

Having met and begun dating Clint Buchanan in London after he left Llanview in 1998, Dallas Jones accompanies him back to town in 1999 as his daughter Jessica Buchanan is about to deliver her first child and his father Asa Buchanan is set to remarry Renee Divine. In 2005, Clint returns to Llanview to help ex-wife Victoria Lord Davidson deal with Jessica's dissociative identity disorder, and Dallas follows to spend the holidays with Clint. Clint is furious when Dallas blames Viki for her relationship troubles with Clint, and he breaks it off with Dallas. Clint remains in Llanview, and Dallas returns to London. Dallas reappears again on July 31, 2008 as Clint is dating his former sister-in-law, Nora Hanen.

Rebecca Lewis[edit]

Rebecca Lewis
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by
Duration 1993–94, 2009
First appearance 1993 (1993)
Last appearance May 20, 2009 (May 20, 2009)
Introduced by

Rebecca Lewis is a fictional character from the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. The role was portrayed by Reiko Aylesworth from 1993–94,[12] and Jessica Kaye from May 1–20, 2009.[17]

Rebecca Lewis, follower of the Tabernacle of Joy ministry, meets and falls for Todd Manning while he is incarcerated for the rape of Marty Saybrooke. Though Todd begins to have feelings for her as well, he escapes to seek revenge on his enemies. A fugitive Todd and a captive Marty are surrounded in 1994; Rebecca talks her way inside in exchange for Marty. Todd escapes with Rebecca as a willing hostage, and she tries to persuade him to turn himself in. Surrounded again, Todd lets Rebecca go and flees; he is shot and presumed dead. Rebecca returns to Llanview and begins a romance with Powell Lord III. Meanwhile, Todd reappears alive and hides out in the gardener's shed at Llanfair, where Rebecca is an occasional babysitter, and Todd makes his presence known to her. Rebecca and Powell become engaged as a serial rapist begins terrorizing Llanview. Todd is suspected but it is ultimately revealed that Powell, threatened by Rebecca's attraction to Todd, had descended into madness and been raping women to emulate Todd and thereby win Rebecca's love. Powell is caught and institutionalized, and Rebecca leaves town.[17]

In 2009, former Llanview police detective John McBain is investigating a serial murderer who leaves clues pointing to Marty's 1993 rape. A visit to Powell, not lucid and still in a sanitarium, seems fruitless until John stumbles upon Rebecca's name and learns that a "Dr. Marty Saybrooke" has been visiting and treating Powell. On May 1, 2009 it is revealed that Rebecca has been impersonating Marty and aiding Powell in a sinister plot against people connected with Todd and Marty.[17] With her lab technician brother Dr. Kyle Lewis settled in Llanview, Rebecca helps Powell escape from the institution, imprisons John there, and helps Powell drug and abduct Todd, Marty, and Todd's ex-wives Blair Cramer and Téa Delgado with the intent of killing Todd and anyone he cares about. Powell confesses to the string of murders. John shoots Powell and saves Todd and Marty; as he pulls Blair and Téa from a gas-filled basement, Rebecca lights a match and is presumed dead in the subsequent explosion.

Powell Lord III[edit]

Powell Lord III
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Sean Moynihan
Duration 1993–94, 2009
First appearance 1993 (1993)
Last appearance May 20, 2009 (May 20, 2009)
Created by Michael Malone
Introduced by
Classification Former, regular
Profile
Occupation Student at Llanview University

Clayton-Powell "Powell" Lord III, the grandson of Victor Lord's brother Clayton-Powell, is one of several Llanview University students who participates in the 1993 gang rape of Marty Saybrooke. Viki's son Kevin is also implicated but ultimately exonerated; the rape had been led by Todd Manning, and a guilty Powell had participated due to peer pressure. Powell receives a lesser sentence and later fall in love with Rebecca Lewis, who herself had seen a softer side in the imprisoned Todd and fell in love with him. A subsequent series of rapes is initially blamed on Todd, but it is revealed that Powell is the culprit, believing that he could win Rebecca's love if he became a rapist like Todd.

In 1994, new evidence surfaces that puts Dorian on trial for Victor Lord's death in 1976. Sentenced to be executed, Dorian is later freed when a man named David Vickers comes forward, claiming to be Victor's son by Irene Manning. David wants to secure the $27.8 million trust fund Victor secretly left the son he sired with Irene. David produced Irene's diary, in which Irene ostensibly admits to killing Victor. Upon hearing the revelation, Dorian knows the diary entry to be a forgery, but pays David for his assistance in her release from the charges.

David and his new "sister" Tina become romantically involved, and David soon admits to a guilty Tina that he was, in fact, not her brother. David, knowing the identity of the true Lord male heir, reveals the shocking news that Victor and Irene's son was actually town outcast Todd. Tina agrees to keep the secret about Todd so that she and David could get their hands on Todd's rightful inheritance. With a new plan for Tina to claim the fortune, David and Tina elope in Las Vegas; meanwhile, Dorian discovers the truth about Todd and tells Viki, who confronted Tina and David. Todd is soon revealed as Victor's long-lost male heir.

In 2011, a very much alive Irene Manning reveals that she bore Victor not one, but two sons, twins: Todd and Victor Jr. Irene reveals that when Irene told Victor she was pregnant for a second time after Tina, Victor disregarded her and his heirs. Irene gives Todd to her cousins, Peter Manning and his wife Bitsy, and Irene rears Victor Jr.

Dylan Moody[edit]

Dylan Moody
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Christopher Douglas
Duration 1994–97, 2000
First appearance 1994 (1994)
Last appearance 2000 (2000)
Created by
Introduced by Susan Bedsow Horgan
Book appearances Patrick's Notebook
Classification Former, regular

Dylan Moody is a fictional character on the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. The role was played by actor Christopher Douglas from 1994 until 1997, and briefly in 2000.

Character history[edit]

Luna's brother Dylan arrives in fictional Llanview in 1994 when Luna is suffering from a spinal injury. He helps her during her convalescence, soon romancing Marty Saybrooke. Dylan and Marty marry in 1996, but Marty then realizes her love to be greater for rugged Patrick Thornhart. Following their divorce, Dylan runs a youth center in the Angel Square neighborhood of rough-and-tumble west Llanview. Tragically in 1996, Luna takes a bullet intended to kill Dylan. Without family in town, Dylan departs town in 1997.

Luna Moody[edit]

Luna Moody Holden
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Susan Batten
Duration 1991–96, 2002–04, 2012
First appearance August 1991 (August 1991)
Last appearance January 9, 2012 (January 9, 2012)
Created by
Introduced by Paul Rauch
Classification Former, regular
Profile
Occupation Host of Love Line
Owner of Serenity Springs
Waitress at Wanda's Place

Darlene "Luna" Moody is a fictional character from the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. Susan Batten played the role from January 1991 until August 1995, with appearances in 1996, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2012.[18]

Luna is a funny, intelligent woman who is a Southern new-age Goddess worshiper. She believes in crystals, horoscopes and auras. She arrives in Llanview by parachute and falls in love with Max Holden. Max's eyes are set on Blair, so they decide to become business partners and open up a health spa called Serenity Springs. During that time, Max tells Luna that nothing romantic can happen between them. Luna starts her own radio show called "Love Line." In that time, she begins receiving poems and love letters from a guy named Suede Pruitt. Suede escapes from prison and makes his way to see Luna to ask for her help. He tells her he is innocent, so Luna consults the Goddess, who tells her he is telling the truth. Suede is accused of murdering his wife Deborah, who looks like Luna. Suede tells Luna that Deborah's father, Marcus, is the killer. Max, Luna and Suede plan to set Marcus up to tell the truth. Max is shot and rushed to the hospital; Luna has to go into to a trance to save him. After she saves him, he professes his love to her. They marry in December 1993 and she helps Max with gambling problems. Luna saves Al from death and gets struck by a car. She is paralyzed, but eventually regains the ability to walk. In May 1995, she has twins, Francis Thomas and Leslie Diana. Luna's brother is in danger with a gang called the Arrows, which leads to her getting shot in the stomach in the crossfire. She survives surgery, but later becomes feverish and dies in Max's arms.

Luna returns several times over the years as a spirit. She appears to Max after his son Al dies. She then appears to Cole Thornhart after he is shot by Hannah O'Connor. She tells Cole he can either choose to enter heaven or return to life.[19] Her words make Cole reconsider. When Robert Ford stumbles into Heaven pleading for help, an unprepared Luna can only save one of them and chooses Cole.

Ty Moody[edit]

Ty Moody
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Casper Van Dien
Duration 1993–94
First appearance 1993 (1993)
Last appearance 1994 (1994)
Created by
Introduced by Linda Gottlieb
Classification Former, recurring

Tyrone "Ty" Moody is a fictional character in the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. The role was played by actor Casper Van Dien from 1993 until 1994.

Character history[edit]

Luna's brother Tyrone comes to work help her build her start-up business Serenity Springs spa during the summer of 1993. Ty is introduced more traditional than Luna, and objects to her co-habitating with boyfriend Max Holden living without being married. Ty also discovers mischievous Alex Olanov plotting a takeover of the spa. Alex then leads Ty on, pretending to be interested in him, but he realizes Alex didn't care for him and left town.

Sheila Price[edit]

Sheila Price
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by
Duration 1990–96
First appearance September 1990 (September 1990)
Last appearance 1996 (1996)
Created by
Introduced by Paul Rauch
Classification Former, recurring
Profile
Occupation Physical therapist

Sheila Price (formerly Gannon) is a fictional character on the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. The role was originated by actress Valarie Pettiford onscreen from September 1990 until 1994. Stephanie E. Williams last assumed the role from 1994 until 1996.

Character history[edit]

Sheila arrived in fictional Llanview as the rehabilitation therapist who assists leading heroine Victoria "Viki" Lord Buchanan in recovering from a stroke in 1990. Sheila becomes the love interest of Llanview police chief Troy Nichols; Sheila's younger sister Rika Price (Vanita Harbour) was a scholarship student at Llanview University. Enormously overprotective of Rika, Sheila objected to Rika dating Troy's troublesome son Kerry Nichols. This situation caused much tension between Sheila and Troy. Rika and Kerry left town in 1991; Troy remained until 1993. Rika was never mentioned again, not even showing up for Sheila's wedding to Hank Gannon.

Sheila's previously never-mentioned brother Dr. Ben Price (Charles Malik Whitfield from 1993–94, Peter Parros 1994–95) arrives to town in 1993, and steals Rachel Gannon away from Kevin Buchanan. Ben saves Viki's life by determining the cause of the deadly flu virus that was sweeping through Llanview. Still, Rachel dumps him and he loses his job at the hospital. Ben briefly flirts with Marty Saybrooke, but nothing comes of it; he leaves town in 1995.

After suffering a miscarriage, Sheila divorces Hank and leaves Llanview in 1996.

Will Rappaport[edit]

Will Rappaport
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Jason-Shane Scott
Duration 1998–2001, 2003, 2005, 2007
First appearance July 22, 1998 (July 22, 1998)
Last appearance October 1, 2007 (October 1, 2007)
Created by Pam Long
Introduced by
Classification Former, regular
Profile
Occupation
  • Lawyer
  • Owner of B&B United
Residence California

William "Will" Rappaport is a fictional character from the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. The character was portrayed by Jason-Shane Scott from 1998[20] until 2001, with guest appearances in 2003, 2005 and 2007.

Will Rappaport, the son of Sam and Lindsay Rappaport,[20] arrives in fictional Llanview in July 1998 and befriends Jessica Buchanan, who later becomes pregnant with his child while involved with Cristian Vega. When Dorian Lord accidentally runs down Jessica with her car, Jessica survives but loses her unborn child, named Megan. When Jessica sets up a foundation in Megan's honor, Will embezzles money from the fund, ultimately revealed to Llanview residents and forcing him, in shame, to leave town.

Will leaves Llanview August 2001, but returns briefly in 2003 and 2005 when his father Sam dies and Bo Buchanan is revealed to be Matthew Buchanan's father, and when his sister Jennifer is murdered. Lindsay is arrested for the murder of Spencer Truman in the fall of 2007, and Will once again returns to visit her in jail and offer his legal representation and support.

Cain Rogan[edit]

Cain Rogan
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Christopher Cousins
Duration 1991–96, 2008
First appearance April 1991 (April 1991)
Last appearance July 2008 (July 2008)
Created by
Introduced by
Classification Former, regular
Profile
Occupation Con man
Residence Mendorra

Cain Rogan is a fictional character on the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. Actor Christopher Cousins appeared in the role onscreen from April 1991 through 1996, reappearing in July 2008.


Sonya Roskova[edit]

Sonya Roskova
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Marian Seldes
Duration 1997–98
First appearance 1997 (1997)
Last appearance February 13, 1998 (February 13, 1998)
Created by
Introduced by Maxine Levinson
Classification Former, recurring

Sonya Roskova (formerly Cramer) is a fictional character on the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. Long presumed dead on the series, the role of the mother of leading antagonist Dr. Dorian Cramer Lord debuted onscreen played by actress Marian Seldes in 1997. Seldes appeared until the character's onscreen death February 13, 1998.


Patrick Thornhart[edit]

Patrick Thornhart
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by Thorsten Kaye
Duration 1995–97
First appearance October 16, 1995 (October 16, 1995)
Last appearance September 16, 1997 (September 16, 1997)
Created by Michael Malone
Introduced by Susan Bedsow Horgan
Book appearances Patrick's Notebook
Classification Former, regular

Patrick Thornhart is a fictional character on the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. Actor Thorsten Kaye appeared in the role from October 16, 1995 to September 16, 1997.

Storylines[edit]

Patrick meets Marty Saybrooke while in Ireland trying to dodge a terrorist group known as the "Men of 21". Todd Manning shows up to help Marty return home; Todd is mistaken for Patrick, shot by the group and presumed dead. Patrick poses as Todd in order to return to Llanview with Marty.

Patrick briefly becomes romantically involved with Todd's apparent widow Blair Cramer Manning; a very-much-alive Todd returns and witnesses their lovemaking. Blair gives birth to Patrick's stillborn child, named Brendan Thornhart. Patrick marries Marty in 1997 and the two leave for Ireland.

Marty returns to Llanview in 2006 with Cole, her son with Patrick. She reveals that Patrick apparently died Christmas 2005 in San Diego in a car explosion.

In 2011, Patrick Thornhart is revealed alive, present off-screen as Marty leaves Llanview June 3.

Carlotta Vega[edit]

Carlotta Vega
One Life to Live character
Portrayed by
Duration 1995–2011
First appearance March 23, 1995 (March 23, 1995)
Last appearance September 8, 2011 (September 8, 2011)
Created by Michael Malone
Introduced by Susan Bedsow Horgan
Classification Former, recurring
Profile
Occupation Owner of the Buenos Dias Café
Residence Llanview, Pennsylvania

Carlotta Vega (née Espinoza) is a fictional character from the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live. Patricia Mauceri originated the role from March 1995 until March 25, 2009.[21][22] Saundra Santiago took over the role from September 3, 2009[21][22] until September 8, 2011.

Carlotta is introduced in 1995 as the longtime maid and loyal confidante of Dorian Lord. Carlotta's teenage son Cristian soon becomes romantically involved with heiress Jessica Buchanan. At first, both Carlotta and Jessica's parents disapprove of the match. Carlotta's elder son Antonio, a former gang member in Llanview's Angel Square, is released from prison the same year after serving a seven-year sentence for murder. Carlotta eventually quits Dorian's employ to run her own diner. Carlotta is romantically linked at times to both Clint Buchanan and Hank Gannon.

Carlotta suffers through the disappearance and presumed death of Cristian in 2003; Antonio is also accused of killing Keri Reynolds, the mother of his child, but is later exonerated. Also in 2003, Carlotta's 15-year-old goddaughter Adriana Colón arrives in Llanview; by 2004 it is revealed that Adriana is actually the secret daughter of Carlotta's brother, crime lord Manuel Santi, and Dorian Lord.

A Cristian lookalike with no memory of his past appears in Llanview in 2004, secretly programmed by Manuel's son Tico Santi to kill Antonio — who is secretly Manuel's eldest son and heir. Carlotta is forced to admit that Antonio is actually Manuel's son with Isabella/Angelina; the attempt to murder Antonio fails as the trauma of trying to kill his own brother brings Cristian's memories flooding back. After killing Tico and being sent to prison in 2005, Cristian keeps his true identity hidden from his family. Later in 2005, Cristian's sentence is overturned; he is released from jail and reveals himself to his overjoyed mother.

Notes[edit]

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