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As previously reported by soap
, actress Aubrey Dollar
) will exit Guiding Light at the conclusion of her contract.
Though unconfirmed by show executives, there are rumblings that actor Michael O'Leary
) will soon be taken off contract at Guiding Light.
According to Guiding Light insiders, episodes of Guiding Light will resume airing the same day across the nation following the NCAA basketball tournament in March.
Television newcomer Kit Paquin has landed the role of Marina Cooper
on CBS's Guiding Light. Paquin will assume the role when actress Aubrey Dollar
exits later this month.
Two time Emmy Award-winning actress, director, and producer Ellen Wheeler (ex-Cindy Chandler) has been named Executive Producer of Guiding Light
, effective immediately. Wheeler will replace outgoing EP John Conboy.
Despite conflicting reports late last year regarding her future, it is now confirmed that actress Lindsey McKeon
) will leave Guiding Light.
Hot on the heels of the dismissals of executive producer John Conboy and actress Lindsey McKeon
) is some good news for Guiding Light fans: Two popular performers are staying put.
Actress Mercedes McCambridge, who portrayed Mary Ruthledge
on the radio version of The Guiding Light in the late 1930s, has died. She was 87.
) has once again opted to leave Guiding Light. Though unconfirmed by either the actor's rep or a show spokesperson, insiders tell soap
that Simon's exit is the result of a contract dispute.
Guiding Light has quickly opted to make some changes to its younger set. Kit Paquin
has been bumped from the role of Marina Cooper
after only one month on the air.
Have you noticed in recent weeks that Guiding Light no longer airs executive producer and head writer credits at the beginning of the show? A lot of fans have - and it had led to some wild internet speculation regarding the behind-the-scenes goings on at Guiding Light.
Emmy-winning Senior Director Bruce Barry will exit Guiding Light when his contract expires this August. Barry has directed nearly 1700 episodes of Guiding Light during his tenure with the show.
David Kreizman has been named the new head writer of Guiding Light. The announcement comes just two weeks after
that questioned the status of Ellen Weston's status as the show's top scribe.
Former Days of our Lives and Guiding Light cast member Richard T. Biggs
has died. The cause of his death is currently under investigation. He was 44.
A spokesperson for Guiding Light has confirmed what Internet rumors have hinted at for a week now - Emmy-nominated Grant Aleksander
) has been let go from Guiding Light.