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The Dankies: 2007-2008

Thousands upon thousands of fans of Guiding Light cast their votes by their choices for the best of GL. Here are their nominations and winners.
Following are the final results of the 2007-2008 Dankies for Guiding Light. Winners are marked with a right angle quote (»).

Outstanding Lead Actor
» Bradley Cole (Jeffrey O'Neill, GL) 29 %
Ricky Paul Goldin (Gus Aitoro, GL) 29 %
Robert Newman (Joshua Lewis, GL) 17 %
Ron Raines (Alan Spaulding, GL) 22 %
Outstanding Lead Actress
Crystal Chappell (Olivia Spencer, GL) 12 %
Beth Ehlers (Harley Cooper, GL) 15 %
Gina Tognoni (Dinah Marler, GL) 30 %
» Kim Zimmer (Reva Shayne, GL) 42 %
Outstanding Supporting Actor
Murray Bartlett (Cyrus Foley, GL) 19 %
Robert Bogue (AC Mallet, GL) 14 %
» Jordan Clarke (Billy Lewis, GL) 38 %
Justin Deas (Buzz Cooper, GL) 27 %
Outstanding Supporting Actress
Mandy Bruno (Marina Cooper, GL) 7 %
Orlagh Cassidy (Doris Wolfe, GL) 6 %
» Marcy Rylan (Lizzie Spaulding, GL) 66 %
Caitlin Van Zandt (Ashlee Wolfe, GL) 19 %
Outstanding Newcomer
» Murray Bartlett (Cyrus Foley, GL) 41 %
Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick (William Winslow, GL) 23 %
Bonnie Dennison (Susan 'Daisy' Lemay , GL) 27 %
Jessica Leccia (Natalia Rivera, GL) 7 %
Outstanding Younger Performer
Bonnie Dennison (Susan 'Daisy' Lemay , GL) 9 %
» Tom Pelphrey (Jonathan Randall, GL) 63 %
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Caitlin Van Zandt (Ashlee Wolfe, GL) 25 %
Most Attractive Male Star
Murray Bartlett (Cyrus Foley, GL) 21 %
Bradley Cole (Jeffrey O'Neill, GL) 17 %
» Daniel Cosgrove (Bill Lewis, GL) 44 %
Ricky Paul Goldin (Gus Aitoro, GL) 17 %
Most Attractive Female Star
Crystal Chappell (Olivia Spencer, GL) 15 %
Stephanie Gatschet (Tammy Winslow, GL) 17 %
» Marcy Rylan (Lizzie Spaulding, GL) 34 %
Gina Tognoni (Dinah Marler, GL) 32 %
Favorite Storyline
Sisters Swap Soulmates: Jeffrey and Reva move on with their lives together and become 'Friends with benefits.' Eventually, though, they realize that their feelings have grown. (GL) 12 %
Death Takes a Holiday: After Tammy's was killed in a botched hit-and-run designed by Alan to kill Jonathan, Jonathan fakes his and Sarah's deaths and flees Springfield to keep Sarah out of Alan's sphere of influence (GL) 31 %
» Boy Lewis vs. Girl Spaulding: Bill Lewis returns to town to take his place at Lewis Oil, only to find Lizzie Spaulding there instead. Though their relationship is antagonistic, there's an undeniable connection between Lizzie and Bill. (GL) 32 %
Starcrossed Lovers Unite: Despite more interference from Lizzie, Tammy and Jonathan finally marry. (GL) 24 %
Least Favorite Storyline
» How to Become a Minister in 12 Easy Steps: After being released from prison, where he had sex with his ex-wife, Reva, Josh listens to a calling from God and becomes a minister so that he can help provide direction for other people's lives. (GL) 43 %
Not Without My Child: After Tammy's death in a hit and run, Jonathan fakes his and Sarah's deaths and flees Springfield to protect his child from Alan. (GL) 5 %
The Forgotten Child: The Aitoro marriage starts to break down with the arrival of Harley's teenage daughter and her old lover, Dylan. Things go from bad to worse when Gus's former flame arrives with the son he never knew he had. (GL) 14 %
The Reverend and the Stripper: After Reva was diagnosed with cancer, she made the decision to spare Josh her pain of knowing her condition and left town to seek treatment. Josh felt confused, angry at Billy’s apparent involvement with Reva, and found himself depressed and alone. Cassie, who was reeling over another failed marriage, was also lonely, and she and Josh had only each other to console. These circumstances created a bond between Josh and Cassie which eventually led to a romantic involvement. (GL) 36 %
Favorite Character
Jeffrey O'Neill (GL) 7 %
» Jonathan Randall (GL) 33 %
Lizzie Spaulding (GL) 32 %
Reva Shane (GL) 26 %
Least Favorite Character
» Ava Peralta (GL) 38 %
Cassie Layne (GL) 26 %
Lizzie Spaulding (GL) 5 %
Natalia Rivera (GL) 30 %
Most Memorable Moment
Cliffhanger: After going over a cliff, Jonathan's car explodes, 'killing' Jonathan and Sarah. (GL) 25 %
» Goodbye, My Lover: After mouthing 'I love you,' Tammy dies with an inconsolable Jonathan at her bedside (GL) 45 %
With This Ring: Tammy and Jonathan exchange vows in a simple, beautiful ceremony. (GL) 9 %
That 70s Show: Today's actors channeled favorites from the past to celebrate GL's 70th anniversary (GL) 19 %
Favorite On-Screen Couple or Duo
» Bill Lewis and Lizzie Spaulding (GL) 32 %
Gus Aituro and Harley Cooper (GL) 17 %
Jeffrey O'Neill and Reva Shayne (GL) 20 %
Jonathan Randall and Tammy Winslow (GL) 29 %
Most Missed Performer
Michael Dempsey (Alan-Michael Spaulding, GL) 8 %
Stephanie Gatschet (Tammy Winslow, GL) 21 %
David Andrew MacDonald (Edmund Winslow, GL) 17 %
» Tom Pelphrey (Jonathan Randall, GL) 52 %
Outstanding Special Guest or Recurring Role
Marj Dusay (Alexandra Spaulding, GL) 33 %
Maeve Kinkead (Vanessa Chamberlain, GL) 21 %
» David Andrew MacDonald (Edmund Winslow, GL) 38 %
Darnell Williams (Griggs, GL) 5 %
Outstanding Overall Performer
Murray Bartlett (Cyrus Foley, GL) 1 %
Robert Bogue (AC Mallet, GL) 1 %
Mandy Bruno (Marina Cooper, GL) 1 %
Orlagh Cassidy (Doris Wolfe, GL) 0 %
Crystal Chappell (Olivia Spencer, GL) 3 %
Jordan Clarke (Billy Lewis, GL) 2 %
Bradley Cole (Jeffrey O'Neill, GL) 2 %
Justin Deas (Buzz Cooper, GL) 4 %
Beth Ehlers (Harley Cooper, GL) 7 %
Ricky Paul Goldin (Gus Aitoro, GL) 3 %
Robert Newman (Joshua Lewis, GL) 1 %
Ron Raines (Alan Spaulding, GL) 3 %
» Marcy Rylan (Lizzie Spaulding, GL) 26 %
Gina Tognoni (Dinah Marler, GL) 9 %
Caitlin Van Zandt (Ashlee Wolfe, GL) 4 %
Kim Zimmer (Reva Shayne, GL) 25 %

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