Keeping up with the Guiding Light Alumni

This blog will now aim to keep you up-to-date on what is going on with the former GL cast members as they explore new horizons. Many of the stars you loved are involved in new projects, some in the genre, some on stage, while others have ventured on to something completely different! This blog is written and maintained by Tracey and Mike. If you have information you wish to submit for publication please contact one of us and we will consider your request!

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Lawrence St. Victor to Join Cast of Black Angels Over Tuskegee

"Guiding Light" star Lawrence Saint-Victor will join the acclaimed new play, Black Angels Over Tuskegee, by Layon Gray, this Monday, April 5th at St. Luke's Theatre, 308 West 46th Street (between Eighth & Ninth Ave.) Lawrence Saint-Victor is replacing Lamman Rucker in the cast, which also features Demetrius Gross, Thom Scott II, Antonio Charity, Layon Gray, David Wendell Boykins, Derek Shaun, Jay Jones, and Rich Skidmore.

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Robert Newman On Law & Order SVU

Catch Guiding Light's Robert Newman on Law & Order SVU to be aired Wednesday March 31, 2010 at 10/9c on NBC.

Guiding Light Actors Visit Pittsburgh for the Young Women's Breast Cancer Foundation

On Saturday, March 27 Ron Raines, Frank Dicopoulos, Jerry Ver Dorn (GL & ATWT) and Terri Colombino (ATWT) attended The Shower With the Soap Stars at the LeMont Restaurant atop Mt. Washington in Pittsburgh to help raise finds for the Young Women's Breast Cancer Foundation.

Fans got a chance to mingle with the four soap stars as well as enjoy a tasty brunch and play shower games.

Following the event the actors and members of the foundation along with yours truely visited Family House in Shadyside and served meals to the guests there.

Family House, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation operated by a voluntary board of directors, provides a special "home away from home" for patients and families who are in Pittsburgh for treatment of serious or life-threatening illnesses. Thanks to the generosity and support of the Pittsburgh community, Family House is able to provide a comfortable haven to help guests through stressful times.

Frank Dicopoulos, Ron Raines, Jerry Ver Dorn and Terri Colombino
and Lisa Edmonds (Center in white) with guests at the Family House.

Jerry and Ron Brightening the day for a few guests.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Kim Zimmer Heads to Tampa

In her nearly 20-year run on "Guiding Light," actress Kim Zimmer found herself in the wildest scenarios imaginable.

Kim Zimmer talks to Walt Belcher of Tampa Bay Online about Guiding Light, Good Bye Guiding Light and auditioning.  Click here for the full article.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Robert Newman Joins Cast of National Pastime

Guiding Light's Robert Newman will join the cast of National Pastime on May first at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. 
The 200-seat Grandstand Theater is located at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown. Visit For more information, please contact 212 730-4664.
Visit or visit our Facebook Page at NATIONAL PASTIME.

Vote For Steamboat the Series

Don't forget to vote for Steamboat the Series in the We Love Soaps Indie Soap of the Week Poll!

You can cast your vote and show your support with the link below.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Behind the Scenes at Steamboat the Series

This week Michael O'Leary released a backstage featurette on Steamboat. Episode four is set to be released next weekend.

If you have not yet subscribed to Steamboat the Series on YouTube, please do! So far the show has had a strong showing in March, reaching as high as number 2 for YouTube Comedy Channel Subscriptions.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Good Bye GL Event Scheduled for Florida

Five Guiding Light Stars are set to appear in a one day only event in Florida.

Join 5 of Guiding Light's most beloved actors as they gather at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Tampa, Florida to say Good Bye to fans of their celebrated show which aired for a record-setting 72 years. Kim Zimmer (Reva), Robert Newman (Josh), Michael O'Leary (Rick), Grant Aleksander (Phillip), & Justin Deas (Buzz)

Where: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa, Florida

When: Saturday, March 27th

What: 11:00-1200PM Noon Question & Answer Session

1:00-4:00PM Enjoy 3 hours of hugs, and pictue taking with the actors.

Cost: $35.00

Tickets can be purchased online at through Seminole Hard Rock Casino or by calling 1-866-364-0330.

For more information click here.