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I can't believe she's almost 50. It just doesn't make sense. On The Good Wife I recall that she was meant to be the same age as Cary, who was 26. Renee was 40 at the time. Bless her skin. 

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8 hours ago, John said:

I think he was the actor that HBS alluded to that she & Mark Derwin didnt get a long with


There has definitely been gossip about him being disliked and being let go for "personal reasons" (and his merry-go-round at AW felt similarly weird) but it is the most frustrating kind of gossip: we get the sense he was disliked by many cast mates but I have never heard anyone with a clear sense as to why.

 

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8 hours ago, FrenchBug82 said:


There has definitely been gossip about him being disliked and being let go for "personal reasons" (and his merry-go-round at AW felt similarly weird) but it is the most frustrating kind of gossip: we get the sense he was disliked by many cast mates but I have never heard anyone with a clear sense as to why.

 

 

I think he is still close with Anna Stuart and David Forsyth from AW. That's about all I've got.

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8 hours ago, FrenchBug82 said:


There has definitely been gossip about him being disliked and being let go for "personal reasons" (and his merry-go-round at AW felt similarly weird) but it is the most frustrating kind of gossip: we get the sense he was disliked by many cast mates but I have never heard anyone with a clear sense as to why.

 

HBS wanted Gregg Marx as the Sam recast in 2001 but he wasnt interested. I did like Larry Lau as Sam

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17 hours ago, chrisml said:

I think Jessica Morris is underrated. I think she should have been Emmy nominated when she found out about her father's death. Wasn't there all kinds of gossip about Browne during his OLTL tenure? I always wondered why he was let go.

 

I agree. I always liked her too. I'm good with this OLTL reunion, minus Kale Browne, lol. I liked Jason Shane Scott too. I just hated the 'invasion'. Shane Scott could have been a Drew recast instead of them killing off Drew, but I digress ...

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1 hour ago, KMan101 said:

 

I agree. I always liked her too. I'm good with this OLTL reunion, minus Kale Browne, lol. I liked Jason Shane Scott too. I just hated the 'invasion'. Shane Scott could have been a Drew recast instead of them killing off Drew, but I digress ...

The Rappaport takeover was annoying, and it did permanent damage to Nora's character who had to be dumbed down tremendously for the storyline to work. That's JFP for you. She loves dumbing down women and making stories about the men. 

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13 minutes ago, chrisml said:

The Rappaport takeover was annoying, and it did permanent damage to Nora's character who had to be dumbed down tremendously for the storyline to work. That's JFP for you. She loves dumbing down women and making stories about the men. 

 

God so true. I feel like HBS resents that brief time. I can't blame her. 1998/1999 (moreso 1999) was a huge turn off for me.

 

Very very very true on Phelps. She loves dumbing down women and making stories about the men. It's why she likes basic actresses like Sonia Satra and Jensen Buchanan. And all the men do is yell and grab the arms of women. It's sad a female producer is so misogynistic. She also doesn't seem to understand or care for soap divas either (Dorian Lord, for example). I'm shocked Jane Elliot and Tracy stuck around for Phelps entire duration. I guess because she was tied to Luke and Geary.

 

She also seems to live vicariously through women who have her exact same color of hair and style. It's so creepy and bizarre. But I also felt like other writers probably live vicariously through their characters (Marland comes to mind with the men): Nora, Vanessa on GL, various brunettes on AW ... did she force all the women to get the same exact haircut as her or was that just the style at the time and everyone wanted it? Harley on GL was such a fun character until Phelps arrived on the scene. Harley's life became mostly all about Mallet. 

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I remember HBS commenting on how stupid Nora had to become to sell those plots.  She said it all the time back then, as it was happening!  And again later during other stories.  I used to love that about her, I felt if she was interviewed by a soap mag it was always a good one to read.

 

Once the dust settled, Sam was the only Rappaport I never grew to enjoy at all.  A lot of that was Kale Brown, a lot was his dominance and these two incredible women fighting over him.  JFP loves him.

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On 7/11/2020 at 12:39 PM, amybrickwallace said:

 

I think he is still close with Anna Stuart and David Forsyth from AW. That's about all I've got.


Kale himself said he’s still close with both actors who played his brothers on AW and OLTL. That includes Mark Derwin. 

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