The long-running ABC soap ‘One Life to Live‘ will meet its death Friday, signing off after 44 years on the air. Like many daytime serials, ‘OLTL,’ which premiered in 1968, served as a launching pad for many stars.

Here’s a look at just some of the A-listers who used the drama as a springboard to the big time.

Hayden Panettiere

'One Life to Live'
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Marcia Cross

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Nathan Fillion

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Laurence Fishburne

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Tommy Lee Jones

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Ryan Phillippe

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Phylicia Rashad

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Blair Underwood

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Judith Light

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Tom Berenger

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Dan Lauria

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Roma Downey

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