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, June 29, 2010

Liz Keifer and Bonnie Dennison Complete Film Short

According to Tweets and Facebook postings by Liz Keifer (ex Blake) she and Bonnie Dennison
(ex Daisy) just completed working on a film short entitled Built for Two. At this time I have no other information, but if we hear more we will be sire to share!

Friday, June 25, 2010

Tina Sloan Writes About Her Favorite "Sport"

While editing her book Changing Shoes which is set to hit the book stores on September 18 a year to the day that the last episode of Guiding Light aired (a coincidence) Tina has been doing some writing for the Huffington Post. What is her favorite "sport?" You will have to read the article to find out.

Tina is also in the process of booking her play Changing Shoes in venues across the country.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Not Too Late to Cruise with GL actors

It is not too late to experience the once in a life time opportunity to spend 5 exciting days at Sea with 12 of GL's favorite cast members with So Long Springfield at Sea! There are a limited number of cabins left, so if you are still considering spending your summer vacation with the gang, it is not too late. There is no obligation to learn more about the cruise from CEG at 866-364-0330 or to learn about cabin availability and logistics from Travel Leaders at1-800-626-0870.

The Celebrity Events Group Web Site.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Good Luck Zack Conroy!

Good luck to Zack Conroy for his Emmy nomination. Make the Spaulding Family proud!

Good Luck at the Emmy's Beth Chamberlin

We'd like to wish Beth Chamberlin well in her bid for the Best Supporting Actress Daytime Emmy.


*****I have not confirmed that this is the actual reel that was submitted.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Jessica Leccia's OLTL Debut

Jessica Leccia (ex Natalia) made her debut on One Life to Life on Friday. I could not help but notice a similarity between her new character and Natalia.

Friday, June 18, 2010

In God's Hat with Tom Pelphrey

In God's Hat," an incendiary new drama by Richard Taylor receives its world premiere in a four-week engagement concocted by the Apothecary Theatre Company. Directed by Kevin Kittle, and featuring the two-time Daytime Emmy Award-winner Tom Pelphrey.

For more information and the full article from Broadway World click here.

Soap Digest Shares Interview with Emmy Nominee Beth Chamberlin

On Her Own
— By Danielle McClure

What does a first-time Emmy nominee from a canceled soap do to prep for the big day without the know-how and supportive staff and co-stars from her show to help lead the way? It's a unique challenge this year for GL alum Beth Chamberlin (ex-Beth), who tells Digest about how she's making it to Vegas ... all on her own.

To read entire article click here.

Ron Raines to Appear in Town Hall's All Singing All Dancing

Guiding Light's Ron Raines (ex Alan) will appear in a Town Hall New York production called All Singing All Dancing on July 26, 2010.

Raines is currently completing a run in A Little Night Music in St. Louis (ends June 19). Following the show's closing he will be heading to The Muny Theater, also in St. Louis for a production of Titanic the Musical July 5-11.

For more information on these appearances and more visit his official home page.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Beth Chamberlin Lands Role on Web Series The Cell

On Wednesday evening it was announced that Guiding Light Alum and Daytime Emmy Nominee Beth Chamberlin would be joining the cast of The Cell for season two. Beth will be heading to Austin, Texas in late July for taping.  To read the full story from the Official Cell Web site Click here.

Sunday, June 6, 2010

A Little Night Music Starring Ron Raines Opens in St. Louis Tonight

The summer night smiles for Academy Award nominee Amy Irving, veteran British stage actress Siân Phillips and Ron Raines in the Opera Theatre of St. Louis production of A Little Night Music, which opens June 6.
Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi makes his stage directorial debut with Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Tony-winning musical that runs through June 19.

Read more

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Kim Zimmer Makes Surprise Visit to Fan

CANONSBURG (KDKA) ―Soap actress Kim Zimmer poses for a photo with Donna Lee Sullivan after surprising her at her Canonsburg home!  Soap opera fans spend every afternoon with the same characters year after year - so much so that it's like they're family after a while.
Click here for full story and video 

Also a reminder to all Kim Zimmer fans that her Hallmark movie Freshman Father debuts on the Hallmark Channel Saturday, June 5 at 9:00PM ET.  An encore presentation follows at 11 PM.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Robert Newman and Michael O'Leary Attend We Love Soaps Weekend

One of the more credible soap opera blogs on the internet is We Love Soaps recently held its own fan event. Stars from several daytime shows appeared at the event including Guiding Light's Robert Newman and Michael O'Leary.

Click here to see more.