Whoa. This is huge. Hot on the heels of the announcement that Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos will be returning to All My Children to help celebrate the show's 40th anniversary, we get not one but SIX more big names that are returning for the episode. As originally reported in TV Guide Magazine, they are ...
Julia Barr -- aka Brooke English, last seen in 2006. Julia played Brooke, Erica's arch rival (and ex to Tad and Adam) from 1976 through 2006.
Eva LaRue -- aka Maria Santos Grey, last seen in 2005. Maria, whose love story with Edmund Grey was epic (as was her rivalry with Erica Kane), was also linked with Zach. Eva played the role from 1993-1997, and then from 2002-2005.
Laurence Lau -- aka Greg Nelson. Greg, last seen in 2008 for BFF's Jesse and Angie's wedding, was a regular character from 1981 until 1986. Greg was the object of affection for Liza for many years.
Taylor Miller -- aka Nina Cortlandt Warner. Last seen in 1995, Taylor played perennially unlucky Nina, Palmer's daughter, from 1979-1989.
Leven Rambin -- aka Lily Montgomery, Jack's innocent, autistic daughter. Last seen in 2008, Leven played the role from 2004 through 2008.
Eden Riegel -- aka Bianca Montgomery. Erica's daughter and Kendall's sister, Bianca was a regular character from 2000-2005, with extended stints on the show since then.
We don't even know how to describe how AWESOME this is. OMG BROOKE ENGLISH! We are officially freaking out.
Look for them all to air on January 5th.
What would you like to see these characters do?