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It's a very special day for some former soap stars! They are celebrating their birthday today (January 29) and we here at Soap Opera News extend good wishes to them as they celebrate another year of life.
Justin Hartley who is well known to daytime viewers for his roles as; Fox Crane on 'Passions' and Adam Newman on 'The Young and the Restless' and primetime viewers for his role as Kevin on 'This Is Us' turns 41 today. Hartley was born in Knoxville, Illinois but was raised in Orland Park with his brother Nathan and sisters Megan and Gabriela. Hartley has been celebrating his special day with his wife Chrishell Hartley (ex-Bethany Y&R, ex-Amanda AMC and ex-Jordan DAYS), Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea, Y&R), Eric Martsolf (Brady, DAYS & ex-Ethan, Passions) and many others, see how below.
Matthew Ashford, best known to daytime viewers as Jack Deveraux on 'Days of Our Lives' celebrates his 58th birthday today. Ashford is also known for his roles as; Drew Ralston and Dr. Stephen Haver on 'One Life to Live' and Tom Hardy on 'General Hospital'. Ashford is the sixth of eight children (three sisters and four brothers). He was born in Davenport, Lowa to parents; Patricia and Cecil Ashford.
Charles Divins is best known for his role as Chad Crane on 'Passions'. Divins was born in Dallas, Texas and currently resides in Los Angeles working as a TV anchor. He turns 42 today.
Heidi Mueller who is best known for her role as Kay Bennett on 'Passions' turns 36 today. Mueller was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and is currently married to American footballer DeMarco Murray.
Also celebrating his birthday today is Drew Tyler Bell (ex-Thomas Forrester, The Bold and the Beautiful) and he turns 32.
Happy birthday to all!