Do you ever wonder what happens to your favorite soap star from the past? Check out the list below to find out what your favorite ex-soap opera stars are up to.
Ex-Soap Opera Stars: Nathaniel Martson
Martson is the ex-Al Holden/Michael McBain from One Life to Live. After leaving the show in 2007, Martson appeared on Law & Order SVU the next year. Nathaniel also appeared on an episode of White Collar in early 2010. Nathaniel Martson is shooting a movie called Walk a Mile in My Pradas. Nathaniel plays the lead role. A release date has not been set.
Ex-Soap Opera Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar
Most people know her as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but soap fans know her as the first Kendall Hart from All My Children. Gellar has appeared movies for the past six years. Her last movie, Veronika Decides to Die, was released in October 2009. In 2010, Gellar starred in a television movie called The Wonderful Maladys.
Ex-Soap Opera Stars: Sharon Leal
Before she was Dianne in hit movies Why Did I Get Married and Why Did I Get Married, Too, Leal played Dahlia Crede in 1996 on Guiding Light. Now, Sharon is working on two movie projects, Little Murder, which is in post production, and Redemption, which is in pre-production.
Ex-Soap Opera Stars: Rachel Miner
Rachel Miner was the second Michelle Bauer on Guiding Light. She was on the show for 5 years. Miner just finished a filmed called Life of Lemon. There is no release date. She also appears in a film called, 51, which is in post-production.
Ex-Soap Opera Stars: Michael Nadar
Michael is the ex-Dimitri Marrick from All My Children. He has currently finished filming The Quiet House. He plays a character named Andrew. Nadar also wrote and directed the film. There is no release date at this time.
Ex-Soap Opera Stars: Robin Wright Penn
Movie watchers know Robin as Jenny in Forrest Gump and Buttercup in The Princess Bride. However, soap opera fans know her as Kelly Capwell from Santa Barbara. Robin is still a working actress. She finished filming The Conspirator, which will release in March 2011. Penn is scheduled to be in Moneyball and The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.
Ex-Soap Opera Stars: Victoria Rowell
Fans who didn’t watch Young and the Restless still knew who Drucilla Winters was. Victoria Rowell left Y&R in 2007. In 2008, she played the part of Aunt Janay in Of Boys and Men. Rowell’s acting career has been pretty quiet until recently. She appeared in an episode of Ghost Whisperer this year.
Ex-Soap Opera Stars: Victor Browne
Victor Browne was Drew Buchanan #2 on One Life to Live in the 90s. Since then, Victor has appeared on numerous television shows and television movies. Victor took the role of Robert in the 95-minute thriller Closure, which was filmed this year.
Ex-Soap Opera Stars: Kamar De Los Reyes
Kamar is ex-Antonio Vega from One Life to Live. He has appeared on the show on and off from 1995 to 2009. Soap opera fans can’t get enough of sexy Latino Antonio Vega. In 2009, De Los Reyes appeared in one episode of CSI: Miami and two episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent. He got a minor role in Salt, which was released in July 2010.
Ex-Soap Opera Stars: Rue McLanahan
Before she was sexy golden girl Blanche Devereaux, Rue played Caroline Johnson on Another World in the early 70s. In 2009, Rue appeared on one episode of Law & Order and Meet the Browns. She died in June 2010.
“Victor Browne,” IMDb.
“Sarah Michelle Gellar,” IMDb.
“Sharon Leal,” IMDb.
“Rachel Miner,” IMDb.
“Michael Nadar,” IMDb.
“Robin Wright Penn,” Wikipedia.
“Kamar De Los Reyes,” IMDb.
“Rue McLanhan,” IMDb.
“Victoria Rowell Filmography,” VictoriaRowell.com