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'All My Children' Stars: Then And Now

8. James Mitchell
James Mitchell was best known for his role as Palmer Cortlandt on All My Children, which he portrayed from 1979 to 2010. But prior to his soap career, Mitchell was known as a prestigious dancer on Broadway, and he played in some 1950s movies. He switched to the soap world in 1964, when he took his first contract role on the soap called in The Edge of Night. There was no turning back from there, and Mitchell found his new genre. 

Mitchell had a prestigious acting career, and he passed away as a legend in 2010 at 89 years old.