Agnes Nixon

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Woman Who Reinvented Soap Operas Dead at 93

Agnes Nixon dealt with dicey topics never before seen on TV

(Newser) - Agnes Nixon, the woman who helped create the soap opera as we know it, is dead at age 93. Nixon rose to prominence during the '60s and '70s, and NPR describes her as one of the only powerful women in the entertainment industry during that era. Just like... More »

Warren Buffett: Soap Star

Billionaire investing guru will make a cameo on "All My Children"

(Newser) - Well, sure, he can make a billion at the drop of a hat. But can the man act? We'll see. Warren Buffett, he who sits atop the list of wealthiest people, with $62 billion, will make a cameo on the soap "All My Children" during May sweeps week, Reuters... More »

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