The death of Agnes Nixon on Wednesday prompted a look back on a career that spanned decades and gave dozens of actors who turned into Hollywood household names their start.
Through the creation of soap operas such as “One Life to Live,” “All My Children” and “Loving,” Nixon revolutionized daytime television and provided fertile ground for talented, up and coming actors to thrive.
Here are just a few of the stars that cut their teeth on Nixon’s shows through the years.
“All My Children”
Susan Lucci as Erica Kane (1970-2011)
The unrivaled queen of soap opera characters, Lucci...