LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28 (UPI) — All My Children and One Life to Live creator Agnes Nixon died Wednesday morning at the age of 88.
Nixon’s other writing/producing credits include As the World Turns, Search for Tomorrow, Another World, Guiding Light, Loving and The City. She won several Daytime Emmy Awards for her work on soap operas.
“We are very sad to hear of the passing of Agnes Nixon – a true giant in our industry. #allmychildren #onelifetolive RIP,” the Daytime Emmys Facebook page said.
“It is with a heavy heart I mourn the passing of television pioneer Agnes Nixon, someone I was proud to call a friend. Agnes’ impact on daytime television and pop culture is undeniable,” Robert A. Iger, chairman and chief executive officer of The Walt Disney Company, said in a statement. “She was the first to champion socially relevant topics, and the towns and characters Agnes brought to life leave an indelible imprint on television that will be remembered forever. On behalf of Walt Disney and ABC, I want to extend our deepest condolences to her family.”