It's a tremendously popular profession for daytime characters. Particularly when they first come to town and are all edgy and dangerous and bad. We're talking about con artists, those loveable (and not-so-loveable) scamps who make their living by playing nice and sliding that diamond-encrusted bracelet right off your wrist. It's no wonder there are so many of them on soaps, what with all the insanely wealthy families populated by foolish marks just waiting to be fleeced.
We've selected a handful of our favorite daytime grifters -- and a few from primetime and the movies -- in order to celebrate the arrival of daytime's newest con man: "General Hospital"'s Aussie charmer Ethan Lovett. If his first few weeks in Port Charles were any indication, picking Tracy's pocketbook is only the beginning. Even Luke has said Ethan "has the makings of a first-class grafter."