Opal (Jill Larson) and Palmer's (the late James Mitchell) son is coming home to Pine Valley! In a released statement, Prospect Park announced The Price Is Right model Robert Scott Wilson has landed the role of Petey Cortlandt. Fans of TPIS will recall Wilson won the game show's first ever male model search.
All My Children says goodbye to Palmer (James Mitchell) this week. After Tuesday’s wonderful flashbacks, I am really looking forward to the rest of this week’s episodes. We miss you Palmer! Watch the promo after the jump.
Taylor Miller returns to All My Children this week as Nina Cortlandt to help honor the passing of James Mitchell and fans' beloved Palmer. In the interview, which you can watch after the jump, she reminisces about Mitchell, Palmer and being one half of the AMC supercouple Cliff (Peter Bergman) and Nina. She also hints that Nina plays the foil in Erica's (Susan Lucci) upcoming new romance storyline. READ MORE
Some familiar faces from days past are returning to Pine Valley for Palmer's (James Mitchell) funeral. According to SOAPnet, "Taylor Miller and Gillian Spencer will be reprising their All My Children roles of Nina and Daisy Cortlandt (respectively) in April to mark the on-screen passing of Palmer Cortlandt.
All My Children star Vincent Irizzarry took to his Facebook page to comment on the passing of his co-star James Mitchell. Irizzary had this to say,
Deeply saddend and sorry to say goodbye to a dear soul, Mr. James Mitchell, who passed away yesterday. AMC has lost one of it's most precious children, indeed. The man was a true gentleman and wonderful talent. I feel honored and grateful to have had the opportunity to work beside him and to be his friend. Light up the heavens as you did the world you walked upon these many years, beautiful man!
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Soap Opera Digest is reporting on Twitter that All My Children's James Mitchell (Palmer) died today of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease complicated by pneumonia. Mitchell was last seen on AMC during its recent 40th anniversary special.