It’s sure to be a teary goodbye for fans of “All My Children.” The daytime soap opera known for its humor, its exploration of social issues and its quest to win Susan Lucci an Emmy will end its 41-year ABC run on Friday.
Among the emotional will be David Canary, who grew up in Massillon and spent more than 26 years on “All My Children.” He won five Emmy Awards for playing identical twin brothers Adam and Stuart Chandler.
Adam was the powerful, scheming and mercurial Chandler. Stuart was the kind, generous and gentle brother.
“Playing twins on a five-day-a-week show was one of the best gigs of my life,” Canary said from his home in Connecticut. “It forced me to stay in shape, both physically and mentally. I ‘made believe’ in more acute angles than I thought possible. I played two people at once, and I knew them both from their loftiest dreams to their nastiest schemes. It was a gas. And, man, was it fun.”
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