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Another fave returns to One Life to Live

by Allison Waldman, posted May 4th 2008 9:21AM
Thom ChristopherIs that Carlo Hesser I spy? It looks a lot like Hawk from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century? Actually, it's both, and his name Thom Christopher. The veteran character actor, who most recently was Colonel Dax on Guiding Light, is coming back to the soap that he's best known for, One Life to Live. In 1992, he won a Daytime Emmy for this role. Soap Opera Digest reports that Thom's will resume the role of Carlo Hesser, evil-doer extraordinare, on June 27.

Christopher's comeback comes on the heels of the major announcement, that is the return of Andrea Evans as Tina Lord Roberts after a nearly two decade absence. And One Life isn't done with the splashy returns. Susan Haskell, another former Emmy-winner (for her role as Marty Saybrooke), is also finding her way to Llanview. Never mind that her character plunged off a cliff in a van last year (when Christina Chambers played the part). You'll see, she was thrown from the vehicle and survived somehow. Trust me. Like sci-fi, soap opera deaths are not as final as you think.

One Life to Live is celebrating its 40th year on the air this July, and it has been terrific of late. This past week, the show copped 13 Daytime Emmy nominations, more than any other ABC soap. It's got a good shot at Outstanding Daytime Drama, especially if you go by the critics. But then, if you went by the critics, the Emmy nominations would look very, very different.

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May 05 2008 at 1:11 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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