The randy residents of Oakdale fire up this hour of small-town scandals and big-league betrayals, especially among the Hughes and Snyder families. Created by soap pioneer Irna Phillips for Proctor & Gamble, it launched live on April 2, 1956 (the same day that `The Edge of Night' premiered).

Active Cast

Marie Masters Dr. Susan Stewart
Terri Colombino Katie Peretti
Grayson McCouch Dusty Donovan
Colleen Zenk Pinter Barbara Ryan
Maura West Carly Tenney Snyder
Trent Dawson Henry Coleman
Spencer Grammer Lucy Montgomery
Michael Park Jack Snyder
Austin Peck Brad Snyder
Mick Hazen Parker Munson
Julie Pinson Janet Ciccone
Lesli Kay Molly Conlan
Daniel Cosgrove Christopher Robert Hughes
Billy Warlock Anthony Blackthorn

Former Cast

Julianne Moore Sabrina Hughes/Frannie Hughes
Ming-Na Lien Hughes
Martin Sheen Jack Davies
Swoosie Kurtz Ellie Bradley
Mary McDonnell Claudia Colfax
Dana Delany Hayley Wilson
Zsa Zsa Gabor Lydia Marlowe
Meg Ryan Betsy Stewart
Helen Wagner Nancy Hughes McClosky
Marisa Tomei Marcy Thompson
Martha Byrne Lily Snyder
Steven Weber Kevin Gibson
Abe Vigoda Joe Kravitz
Tamara Tunie Jessica Griffin
Kelly Bishop Grace Wescott
William Fichtner Rod Landry
Rex Smith Darryl Crawford
Parker Posey Tess Shelby
Jordana Brewster Dani Andropolous
Malcolm Gets Ron Gillette
Philip Bosco Eliot Markham
Hunt Block Craig Montgomery
Mark Collier Mike Kasnoff
Agim Kaba Aaron Snyder
Cady McClain Rosanna Cabot
Sarah Brown Julia Larrabee
Alexandra Chando Madeline `Maddie' Coleman
Zach Roerig Casey Hughes
Jesse Lee Soffer Will Munson
Sarah Hyland Alison Stewart