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Soap Operas Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

The most viewed memorials & obituaries in the Soap Operas Memorial Site.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jeanne Cooper, the enduring soap opera star who played grande dame Katherine Chancellor for nearly four decades on "The Young and the Restless," has died. She was 84. Cooper died Wednesday morning in her sleep, her son the actor Corbin Bernsen wrote on Facebook. The family confirmed the death to CBS, according to a network spokeswoman. Bernsen tweeted April 12 that his mother faced an "uphill battle" for an undisclosed illness. In subsequent days he wrote of her...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess whose sultry screen persona, stormy personal life and enduring fame and glamour made her one of the last of the old-fashioned movie stars and a template for the modern celebrity, died Wednesday at age 79. She was surrounded by her four children when she died of congestive heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she had been hospitalized for about six weeks, said publicist Sally Morrison. "My Mother was...
TORONTO (AP) - Jonathan Frid, a Canadian actor best known for playing Barnabas Collins in the 1960s original vampire soap opera "Dark Shadows", has died. He was 87. Frid died of natural causes in hospital in his home town of Hamilton, Ontario this past Friday the 13th, said Jim Pierson, a spokesman for Dan Curtis Productions, the creator of "Dark Shadows." Frid starred in the 1960s gothic-flavored soap opera. It was about odd, supernatural goings-on at a family estate in Maine. Frid's...
Frances Reid Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) - NBC says Frances Reid, who played...

Charlton Heston Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Charlton Heston, who won the...

Darlene Conley Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Darlene Conley, a veteran...

Joseph Mascolo Obituary (AP News)

Joseph Mascolo, an actor who was known best for...

Bernadette Nolan Obituary (AP News)

LONDON (AP) — Bernadette Nolan, a member of...

Helen Wagner Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) - Actress Helen Wagner, who played...

James Mitchell Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - James Mitchell, who for nearly...

John Ingle Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) - An actor who for two decades...