29 Primetime Stars Who Started on Soaps

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Many of the hottest stars on TV weren't always on primetime. Several of your favorites graced the screens of daytime as well. 

Some starred as Preppy killers and others as Brenda Barrett look-a-like. There was Erica Kane's surprise daughter and Vicki Buchanan's beloved son... who slept with her arch enemy. 

From Guiding Light to General Hospital; Flamingo Road to the Young and the Restless, check out which soap opera you may have caught these television actors and actresses on before they landed their popular prime time roles. 

Any take you by major surprise?

C. Orlando is a TV Fanatic Staff Writer. Follow her on Twitter.

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