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Joel Crothers
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Full Name

Joel Anthony Crothers

Birthdate

January 28, 1941

Birthplace

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Date of Death

November 6, 1985 (age 44)

Cause of Death

lymphoma cancer

Occupation

Actor

Years Active

early 1960's; 1966-1985

Joel Crothers' daytime career began in the early 1960's when he appeared on The Doctors. From 1966-1969, Crothers played Joe Haskell/Nathan Forbes on Dark Shadows. Crothers went on to appear on The Secret Storm and Somerset. Crothers played Miles Cavanaugh on The Edge of Night from 1977-1984. Crothers than appeared on Santa Barbara in 1985. Crothers passed away on November 6, 1985.

Soapography[]

  • unknown role on The Doctors (early 1960's)
  • Joe Haskell/Nathan Forbes/Ghost of Nathan Forbes on Dark Shadows (1966-1969)
  • Ken Stevens on The Secret Storm (1969-1971)
  • Julian Cannell on Somerset (1972-1976)
  • Miles Cavanaugh on The Edge of Night (1977-12/28/1984)
  • J. Stanfield Lee/Jerry Cooper on Santa Barbara (1985)

Awards and Nominations[]

Daytime Emmy Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
1979 Lead Actor Miles Cavanaugh, The Edge of Night N
1984 Lead Actor Miles Cavanaugh, The Edge of Night N
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