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Agnes Nixon (1922–2016)


Agnes Nixon was born on December 10, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Agnes Eckhardt. She was a writer and actress, known for All My Children (1970), One Life to Live (1968) and The City (1995). She was married to Robert Henry Nixon. She died on September 28, 2016 in Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio »

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(age 93) in Pennsylvania, USA

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(1970-2011)
(1968-2012)
The City Writer
(1995-1997)
Loving Writer
(1983-1995)

Filmography

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 2013 All My Children (TV Series) (creator)
  One Life to Live (TV Series) (1 episode, 1986) (creator - 2,083 episodes, 1968 - 2012) (created by - 41 episodes, 1981 - 2012) (written by - 6 episodes, 1968 - 1972) (head writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Episode dated 13 January 2012 (2012) ... (head writer)
- Episode #1.11104 (2012) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.11103 (2012) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.11102 (2012) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.11101 (2012) ... (creator)
  All My Children (TV Series) (creator - 2,796 episodes, 1970 - 2011) (written by - 234 episodes, 1971 - 1992) (created by - 21 episodes, 1981 - 2008) (co-head writer - 3 episodes, 2000) (writer - 2 episodes, 1971 - 2000) (head writer - 2 episodes, 1990 - 1999)
- Episode #1.10712 (2011) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.10711 (2011) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.10710 (2011) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.10709 (2011) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.10708 (2011) ... (creator)
 2004 Daytime's Greatest Weddings (Video documentary)
 2003 Biography (TV Series documentary) (creator - 1 episode)
- All My Children (2003) ... (creator)
 2003 18th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards (TV Special) (additional material)
 1995-1997 The City (TV Series) (creator - 363 episodes)
- Episode #1.361 (1997) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.360 (1997) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.359 (1997) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.358 (1997) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.357 (1997) ... (creator)
  Loving (TV Series) (834 episodes, 1994) (story consultant - 1 episode, 1995) (story - 1 episode, 1983)
- Episode dated 31 October 1995 (1995) ... (story consultant)
- Episode #1.2288 (1994)
- Episode #1.2291 (1994)
- Pilot (1983) ... (story)
 1994 All About Erica (Video) (characters) / (creator)
 1994 All My Children: Behind the Scenes (Video documentary short) (creator)
 1981 The Manions of America (TV Mini-Series) (story - 3 episodes)
- Part III (1981) ... (story)
- Part II (1981) ... (story)
- Part I (1981) ... (story)
 1973-1976 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series) (creator - 21 episodes)
- Episode dated 9 January 1976 (1976) ... (creator)
- Episode dated 8 January 1976 (1976) ... (creator)
- Episode dated 7 January 1976 (1976) ... (creator)
- Episode dated 6 January 1976 (1976) ... (creator)
- Episode dated 5 January 1976 (1976) ... (creator)
  Another World (TV Series) (301 episodes, 1966 - 1969) (written by - 38 episodes, 1965)
- Episode #1.1162 (1969)
- Episode #1.1161 (1969)
- Episode #1.1152 (1968)
- Episode #1.1101 (1968)
- Episode #1.1100 (1968)
 1956-1957 As the World Turns (TV Series) (written by - 305 episodes)
- Episode #1.305 (1957) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.304 (1957) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.303 (1957) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.302 (1957) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.301 (1957) ... (written by)
  Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (adaptation - 4 episodes, 1951 - 1954) (written by - 2 episodes, 1954 - 1955) (adapted for television by - 1 episode, 1953)
- It Depends on You (1955) ... (written by - as Agnes Eckhardt)
- The People You Meet (1954) ... (written by - as Agnes Eckhardt)
- In His Hands (1954) ... (adaptation - as Agnes Eckhardt)
- Richard Said No (1954) ... (adaptation - as Agnes Eckhardt)
- Really the Blues (1953) ... (adapted for television by - as Agnes Eckhardt)
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series) (head writer - 1958-1965)
 1950 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series)
 1950 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
 1950 Cameo Theatre (TV Series)
 1948 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (1951)
 1948 Repertory Theatre (TV Series) (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Was interviewed for TV GUIDE in Spring 1983. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Agnes Eckhardt | Agnes Eckhardt Nixon
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Once we were plotting an episode, and I looked down and saw that it was the 6,000th episode of 'All My Children.' So I said to the group, 'Hey, let's knock off and I'll take you to lunch.' When I had come back, for the first time in my life, I had forgotten that I was to have a telephone interview. So I called the reporter...and apologized profusely and explained that we discovered it was our ... See more »

Trivia:

According to Ms. Nixon's memoir, while she was writing the daytime soap opera, Guiding Light (1952), in the early-1960s, she wrote a story-line surrounding early detection of uterine cancer with a Pap test after she lost a friend to cancer. Executives of the show were outraged, but Nixon stood her ground. She was eventually granted permission to write the story-line, but was forbidden from using ... See more »

Nickname:

Queen of the Modern American Soap Opera See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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