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A Boomer's Look at 'Another World'

See which actors had roles in the soap opera that debuted in 1964

The groundbreaking TV soap opera Another World debuted on NBC 50 years ago this month and remained a pop-culture fixture for 35 years. A lot of now-famous stars cut their acting teeth on the show. Here are just a few:

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Morgan Freeman

famous actors another world soap opera alumni

Brad Pitt


famous actors another world soap opera alumni

Kyra Sedgwick

famous actors another world soap opera alumni

Kelsey Grammer

famous actors another world soap opera alumni

William H. Macy

  • Played Frank Fisk (1982)
  • Breakout role: Hapless would-be wife kidnapper Jerry Lundegaard in Fargo (1996)
  • At 64: Patriarch of dysfunctional Gallagher family in TV series Shameless
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Lindsay Lohan

famous actors another world soap opera alumni

Anne Heche

famous actors another world soap opera alumni

Jane Krakowski

  • Played Tonya, who figures in investigation of video-dating service (1989)
  • Breakout role: Office hottie Elaine Vassal in the TV series Ally McBeal (1997-2002)
  • At 45: Helen Stephens, convicted of murdering her boss, TV comedy pilot Dead Boss
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Billy Dee Williams

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