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3 February 4th, 2010 DAYS EP Ken Corday statement on passing of Frances Reid

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Ken Corday, the executive producer of Days of our Lives, whose parents started the series back in 1965 ( Ted and Betty Corday) has this to say on the death of DAYS matriarch, Frances Reid, the beloved Alice Horton.

Corday’s statement, “This is a very sad day, indeed; not only for me personally, but for the Days of our Lives family and the entire Hollywood community. From day one until she taped her last scene, Frances epitomized the past, present and future of the show. Frances was truly one of a kind. Her class cannot be matched and her shoes cannot be filled… we will miss her all the rest of our days.”

Ken Corday’s first memoirs through Days of our Lives Publications will launch this May with the release of The Days of our Lives : The Untold Story Of One Family’s Dream and The History of Days of our Lives. Surely, in it will be moments with Reid, and one families struggle to create and produce one of the most beloved and top rated soap operas of all-time.

More statements and comments are forthcoming today on the death of Frances Reid from her DAYS  cast mates.


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  1. Nancy says:

    “Alice Horton” has been part of my family since I started watching “Days” back in 1969. She and Frances were good role models that we could use more of now days. I miss her very much.

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  2. RJS says:

    Yes, they were good role models that we could use more on daytime shows now. Alice/Frances Reid portrayed strong, dignified matriachs with integrity. Believe it or not, I believe more characters like that would actually draw people to the show. We are looking for that and need this at this time.

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  3. melissa says:

    She was the grandmother we all wished to be like. Spunky, and never afraid to say and be who she was. She will be deeply missed in my family. I will remember her always.

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