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Opal
Jill Larson
Jill Larson as Opal
All My Children
Portrayed by: Dorothy Lyman (1981-1983)
Jill Larson (1989-2011 & 2013)
Duration: 1981-1983, 1989-2011 & 2013
First appearance: 1981
Last appearance: September 2, 2013
Cause/reason: Series finale
Created by: Agnes Nixon
Profile
Gender: Female
Occupation: Volunteer at Pine Valley Hospital
Residence: Pine Valley, Pennsylvania
Relationships
Parents: Unknown man
(father, deceased)
Unknown woman
(mother, deceased)
Siblings: None/unknown
Marital status: Single
Past marriage(s): Raymond "Ray" Gardner
(divorced, deceased) [19??-19??]
Ralph Purdy
(dissolved) [1982-1989]
Palmer Cortlandt I
(divorced, deceased) [1991-1999]
Children: Thaddeus "Tad" Martin
(son, with Ray) {given up for adoption}
Adrian Sword
(son, with Frank)
Jennifer "Jenny" Gardner
(daughter, with Ray, deceased)
Peter "Pete" Cortlandt
(son, with Palmer)
Grandchildren: James "Jamie" Martin
(grandson, via Tad)
Damon Miller
(grandson, via Tad)
Bess Martin
(granddaughter, via Tad, deceased)
Kathleen "Kathy" Martin
(granddaughter, via Tad)
Jennifer "Jenny" Martin
(granddaughter, via Tad)
Romances: Frank Dawson
(affair/lovers; 19??)
Langley Wallingford
(affair/lovers; 1984, deceased)
Stanley "Stan" Ultowski
(dated/engaged; 1985-1986)
Paul "Seabone" Hunkle
(affair/lovers; 1989, deceased)
Samuel "Sam" Brady
(dated; 1989)
Hank Pelham
(dated; 1990)
Del Henry
(dated; 2005)
Samuel "Sam" Brady
(dated; 2011-2012)
Opal (formerly Gardner, Purdy & Cortlandt) is a fictional character on the ABC daytime soap opera All My Children.

Actress History:Edit

  • Dorothy Lyman (1981-1984)
  • Jill Larson (05/1989-05/2006, 12/2009-09/2011 & 04/2013-09/2013; contract & 06/2006-12/2009; recurring)

Character History:Edit