The ’80s was a great time for a lot of things: fashion, music and television.
With the rise of soap operas during the decade, we were inundated with hilarious shows that we would religiously watch everyday.
From Dallas to Dynasty to Falcon Crest, let’s take a look back at the stars who blossomed during their time on-screen and what they’re up to nowadays…
1. Donna Mills As Abby Cunningham
Introduced as the sister of Sid Fairgate, Mills played the shows main antagonist. Known for her manipulative nature conniving ideas, she became known as the ‘soap vixen.’
2. Donna Mills Now
As well as starring in many TV movies including The Stepford Husbands and Ladies of the House, she also had a recurring guest role in General Hospital for which she won the Emmy for Outstanding Special Guest Performer in a Drama Series. Not only that, she also appeared most recently in Joy alongside Jennifer Lawrence in 2015.
3. Joan Van Ark As Valene Ewing
After appearing in Dallas as Valene Ewing, she became the leading lady in the spin-off show which focuses on the rocky relationship between her and her husband Gary. Her character went on to become a best-selling novelist.