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As the World Turns

Genres: Soap Opera

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Season 1

As the World Turns is an American television soap opera created by Irna Phillips as a sister show to her other soap opera Guiding Light and set in the closely-knit community of Oakdale, Illinois which revolves around the complex lives of the Hughes, Montgomery, Ryan, Snyder, Stewart and Walsh families.

The series aired in the USA on CBS from 2 April, 1956 to 17 September, 2010. Running for 54 years with 13,858 episodes, As the World Turns holds the second-longest continuous run of any daytime network soap opera in American history, surpassed only by Guiding Light.

As the World Turns premiered in South Africa on SABC2 on Tuesday 1 June 2010 at 14h20, beginning with Episode 12,653, which was broadcast in the USA on 9 December 2005. New episodes broadcast Mondays to Fridays at the same time.

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Synopsis

Set in the closey-knit fictional community of Oakdale, Illinois, the series centres round the loves and lives of the Hughes, Montgomery, Ryan, Snyder, Stewart and Walsh families, which has now moved through generations.

The families are mostly involved with legal and medical businesses.

Originally the central family was the Hughes, however in latter years the stories mostly revolved around the Snyder family.

As the World Turns won 43 Daytime Emmy Awards during its run. They were as follows:

Show

2007 "Outstanding Directing Team"
2005 "Outstanding Writing Team"
2005 "Outstanding Achievement in Casting for a Drama Series"
2004 "Outstanding Writing Team"
2003 "Outstanding Drama Series"
2002 "Outstanding Writing Team"
2001 "Outstanding Writing Team"
2001 "Outstanding Drama Series"
1999 "Outstanding Original Song"
1993 "Outstanding Directing Team"
1991 "Outstanding Drama Series"
1987 "Outstanding Drama Series"

Individuals

2010 "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series" - Michael Park
2010 "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series" - Maura West
2010 "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series" - Julie Pinson
2008 "Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series" - Jennifer Landon
2007 "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series" - Maura West
2007 "Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series" - Jennifer Landon
2006 "Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series" - Jennifer Landon
2004 "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series" - Cady McClain
2004 "Lifetime Achievement Award" - Helen Wagner
2004 "Lifetime Achievement Award" - Don Hastings
2004 "Lifetime Achievement Award" - Eileen Fulton
2003 "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series" - Benjamin Hendrickson
2001 "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series" - Martha Byrne
2001 "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series" - Lesli Kay
1990 "Outstanding Juvenile Male in a Drama Series" - Andrew Kavovit
1988 "Outstanding Ingenue in a Drama Series" - Julianne Moore
1987 "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series" - Larry Bryggman
1987 "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series" - Gregg Marx
1987 "Outstanding Ingenue in a Drama Series" - Martha Byrne
1986 "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series" - John Wesley Shipp
1985 "Outstanding Juvenile Male in a Drama Series" - Brian Bloom
1984 "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series" - Larry Bryggman
1984 "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series" - Justin Deas


Season 1 Cast

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Barbara Ryan

as
Bob Hughes

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Emma Snyder

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Holden Snyder

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Kim Hughes

as
Lisa Grimaldi

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Lucinda Walsh

as
Margo Hughes

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Susan Stewart

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Tom Hughes

as
Aaron Snyder

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Abigail Williams #1

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Adam Munson

as
Alison McDermott Stewart #4

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Alison Stewart

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Alison Stewart

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Alternating Roles

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Ameera Ali Aziz

as
Amy

as
Anatoly

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Angus Oliver

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Annebelle Feddle

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Annie Hasbrook

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Anthony Blackthorn

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Arthur

as
Arthur Howell

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Beatrice McColl

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Ben Harris

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Bianca Marquez Walsh #1

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Bonnie McKechnie

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Bonnie McKechnie

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Brad Snyder

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Brandy Taylor

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Brian McColl

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Bunny

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Carly Tenney

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Casey Hughes

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Casey Hughes

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Casey Hughes

as
Casey Hughes #4

as
Celia Ortega

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Cesare

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Charley Spangler

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Charlotte Lindsey

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Chris Hughes

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Chris Hughes

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Chris Robert Hughes

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Cindy Harrison

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Clarissa

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Claudia Colfax

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Concert Performer

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Conrad Henderson

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Craig Montgomery

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Craig Montgomery

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Craig Montgomery

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Craig Montgomery

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Dallas Griffin

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Damian Grimaldi

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Daniel Hughes

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Danielle Andropoulos

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David Allen

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Derek Mason

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Detective Hale

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Detective Rubens

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Don West

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Donald 'Don' Hughes #3

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Doug Cummings

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Dr. Alex Keith

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Dr. Eckert

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Dr. Gordo

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Dr. Jerry Turner

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Dr. Kahn/Dr. Hall/Dr. Gray

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Dr. Kittredge

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Dr. Linn

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Dr. Lucy Montgomery

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Dr. Marsha McKay

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Dr. Matt Butler

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Dr. Miller

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Dr. Peter Chapin

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Dr. Ross Kreeger

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Dustin Donovan

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Dusty Donovan

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Edna

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Edna Winklemeyer

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Elaine Hargrove

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Ellie Bradley

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Emily Stewart

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ER Doctor

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Eric Hollister

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Faith Snyder

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Father White

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Faux Hwa

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FBI Agent

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Frannie Hughes Crawford

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Gabriel Frank

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Gary Bradshaw

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Gary Rady

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Gavin Kruger #2

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Glenn Harrington

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Gordon Richards

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Grace Baker #2

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Grace Wescott Andrews

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Gray Gerard

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Guest Star

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Gwen Norbeck Munson

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Hal Munson

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Hannah

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Hayden Lawson

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Hayley Wilson Hollister

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Henry Coleman

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Herself

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Himself

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Hospital Patient/Trick or Treater

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Inspector Guido Boggia

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Iris Dumbrowski

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J.J. Larrabee

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Jack Davis

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Jack Snyder

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Jade Taylor

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Janet Snyder

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Jennifer Munson

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Jesse Calhoun

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Jessica Griffin

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Jill Marks

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Joe Chessley

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Joe Rossiter

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Josh Snyder

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Josie Anderson

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Judge

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Judge Blanchard

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Judge Harold Rice

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Judge/Minister

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Judith Clayton

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Julia Larrabee Jackson

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Julia Lindsey

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Kano Yamamoto

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Katie Peretti

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Keith Morrissey

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Kevin Gibson

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Kevin Thompson

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Kyle

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Lance Barton

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Lew McCloud #1

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Liberty Ciccone

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Lien Hughes #1

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Lily Snyder

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Lily Walsh Snyder

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Louis Browning

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Lucinda Montgomery

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Lucy Montgomery

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Luke Snyder

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Luke Snyder

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Maddie Coleman

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Margaret Porter

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Margo Hughes

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Mason Jarvis

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Matthew John "M.J." Dixon #2

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Maurice Vermeil

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Meg Snyder

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Megan

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Michael Baldwin

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Mike Kasnoff

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Mike Kasnoff

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Mike Kasnoff #1

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Molly Conlan

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Montegan

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Mr. Smith

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Nancy Hughes McClosky

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Natalie Bannon Hughes #1

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Nick Kasnoff

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Nikki Munson #1

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Noah Mayer

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Officer Tate

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Oliver Travers

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Parker Snyder

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Paul Ryan

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Paul Ryan

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Paul Ryan #1

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Paul Ryan #2

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Pete Wendall

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Pilar Domingo

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Pilar Domingo

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Reid Oliver

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Renee

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Rev. George Booth

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Rick Decker

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Rick Hamlin

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Rosanna Cabot

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Sage Snyder

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Sailor

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Sam Hutchins

as
Sean

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Sierra Esteban Drake

as
Simon Frasier

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Sofie Duran

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Stephen Anderson

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Tad Channing

as
Teddy Ellison Hughes #2

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Teri Ciccone

as
Tess Shelby

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Thomas Christopher

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Vienna Hyatt

as
Will Munson

as
Walker Daniels

as
Jimmy Cameron

as
Santa #1

as
Agent Helms

as
Dr. Bethany Rose

as
Mick Dante

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