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'All My Children' Stars: Then And Now

1. Susan Lucci
Susan Lucci brought Erica Kane to life on All My Children from 1970 to 2011. TV Guide Magazine claimed Kane was “unequivocally the most famous soap-opera character in the history of TV.” She is known as the highest-paid actor in daytime television, reportedly raking in a million dollars a year.

After her iconic soap opera role wrapped, Lucci went on to play in well-known prime-time shows. From 2010 to 2014, she played in Hot in Cleveland. In 2012 she had a minor role in Army Wives. And from 2013 to 2016, she played in Devious Maids.