Agnes Nixon, the incredible mind behind iconic soaps like ‘All My Children and ‘One Life To Live’ died at the age of 93, Sept. 28. Celebrities have taken to the internet to express their sadness and share stories of their times with her. See the loving tweets from her beloved soap stars and more, right here.
Agnes reportedly died as a result of Parkinson’s complications and a recent stroke, and her funeral will be held on Oct. 1 at 10:30 AM. She was known as the soap opera queen, and she was one of the most innovative and creative women in the business. Her legacy will sure live on as she changed the face of daytime television forever.
Thousands upon thousands of tweets have been pouring in to honor the great woman she was. Her close friends, former colleagues and many more stars took to Twitter to share their thoughts and favorite memories with Agnes. Their words just prove the impact she had on others. Young & The Restless tweeted that she was “a true television legend,” and we couldn’t agree more. See more tweets below:
RIP Agnes Nixon. A true television legend! https://t.co/1Ul4K0WO2F
— Young & The Restless (@YRInsider) September 28, 2016
REST IN PEACE AND GOD BLESS to Agnes Nixon, the creator of All My Children who gave me my first break in the pursuit of my dreams. Love you
— LevenRambin (@levenrambin) September 28, 2016
Agnes Nixon's daughter says she was 93 – not 88. Born December 10th 1922. Upcoming book will be called "My Life to Live" #AgnesNixon
— Jason Nathanson (@ABCNewsJason) September 28, 2016
So sad to hear about the passing of Agnes Nixon. I owe her and #AMC so so much. A true trailblazer. May she rest in peace💛
— Melissa Claire Egan (@MClaireEgan) September 28, 2016
Rest in Peace Agnes Nixon!!! Mother of so many great soaps!! And Erica Kane!!!
— Andy Cohen (@Andy) September 28, 2016
It is so sad to hear of Agnes Nixon's passing today. She was a great woman who really changed the world and made… https://t.co/GJBmDHdaMO
— Cady McClain (@CadyMcClain) September 28, 2016
I am devastated to learn that we have lost Agnes. I adored her and admired her–and I am… https://t.co/fZHBamiDnN
— Susan Lucci (@Susan_Lucci) September 28, 2016
— cameron mathison (@CameronMathison) September 28, 2016
— Daytime Emmy Awards (@DaytimeEmmys) September 28, 2016
To the woman who gave us the iconic Erica Kaine, you will be truly missed! Our thoughts are with Agnes’ friends and family at this time.