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'All My Children' Stars: Then And Now

6. Walt Willey
Walt Willey played the iconic role of Jackson Montgomery from 1987 to the show's end in 2011. While doing so, he also branched out into stand-up comedy in 1990, and headlined in comedy clubs across the country. While he has been keeping up with his soap career, he has also been focusing on his standup.

For example, he is a published satirist and cartoonist, and a collection of his drawings hang in Chicago's Underground Comics Hall of Fame. As for acting, most recently he had a recurring role in Tainted Dreams from 2014 to 2017.