sadly shuts down in Fall 2009 after entertaining lovers of drama and deceit for 72 years, first beginning on radio in 1937 before finding its home on CBS in 1952. That's a lot of marriages, evil doppelgangers, love affairs, fake deaths and miraculous recoveries.
In that lifetime, the soap played host to a number of actors, some who've gone on to become big names and even Oscar winners. Check out which familiar faces visited the fictional world of Springfield and made it out alive to entertain us elsewhere.
-- Brill Bundy, Rick Porter, Hanh Nguyen, Korbi Ghosh, Andy Grieser and Darcel Rockett, Zap2it
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