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42 February 14th, 2013 Patrick J. Gibbons Returning to One Life to Live as Sam Manning!

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Spidey-man is back! The adorable Patrick J. Gibbons who played the beloved Sam Manning on One Life to Live just got the news that he will be reprising his role when One Life to Live begins production in Connecticut!

Now with the confirmed news today that Roger Howarth is returning as Todd Manning for four weeks, and the recent casting news that Kassie DePaiva (Blair) and Andrew Trischitta (Jack) will also be back, it looks like the Mannings will definitely be a focus of the revival of the online version of the series via Prospect Park.  However, we still don’t know the status of Kristen Alderson (Starr).

Patrick tweeted (via his mom), “Look out Llanview Spidey Sam is swinging back into town. Mom needs me to watch out for her @KassieDePaiva! Can’t wait to see you all.  Just got the great news! Thank you to all my fans…The tweets really made the difference! YOU ALL ARE THE BEST!”

After the jump, watch this clip from ABC’s One Life when Sam, and Roger Howarth’s Todd, meet for the very first time! Are you excited to see Patrick again?  Let us know!

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  1. Elhu says:

    I am truly happy to hear this news. Patrick Gibbons/Sam is soooo adorable, and his innocence is so refreshing and sweet, especially when offset by the conniving of Todd or Blair, and even Jack. Great move PP to bring this little talented fellow back to the canvas.

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  2. Cheryl says:

    I love this little guy. YAY! They better give him some Todd scenes while they can do it! Those two are gold. Welcome back, Patrick! :)

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  3. LisaK says:

    Yay! I so love this kid! He makes everyone fall in love with him. Welcome back Spidey Sam! Oh how we missed you!

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  4. Robin says:

    Beyond thrilled!! I absolutely love Spidey Sam!!

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  5. su0000 says:

    ………………. love love love Sammy ………… !!

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  6. su0000 says:

    I can only hope that Blair kicks Todd to curb and back to Port Charles!!!

    Todd is 100 times better with Carly , Todd and Carly are awesome together..

    I’m sooo sick and tried of the over and over and over again same couples..

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  7. Peggy Johansen says:

    He’s such a Cutie!!

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  8. terri says:

    I am overjoyed to have Sam return what a cutie! Welcome home!

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  9. Lin says:

    Great news! We need one more Manning. I hope that Trevor will reprise his role. I hate to call him Victor- as he’d never have let anyone call him that name and people in one day suddenly calling him victor- no way. But we need him and his role.

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    Jewell replied

    I would love to have TSJ back, he is sexy, I always called him new Todd and the other old Todd. haha..

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    Lin replied

    That’s what I called them too. They need to quickly show that TSJ /Tood is alive so that Roger/Todd won’t be hated by so many. I hope TSJ will come back. And please OLTL powers that be, do not call him Victor. Have him or someone else think of another name to call him. You don’t suddenly go by the name of your hated father.

  10. Bruce says:

    Good news!

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  11. Jim says:

    I hope the character’s renamed Sam Lord, you know, since Victor Jr./former Todd is his dad.

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  12. Pam K says:

    Yay for Patrick ! If you want precious see the video he put on YouTube for TV Mom Kassie Depaiva of him playing his first tune on his guitar. He dedicates it to her. These people do not care for each other at all. They are a family for real !!

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  13. Jewell says:

    Patrick is such a cute kid, I know he had been missing his OLTL family.. I’m excited too but kind of disappointed, AMC is jumping 5 years, so we don’t get to have Danielle Parker AKA Emma and Tate Berney AKA AJ.. How come OLTL isn’t jumping ahead?

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    Jim replied

    I think that’s because the OLTL storylines haven’t really changed since their characters and final One Life storylines were adapted in continuity on GH. And, one would assume OLTL is pretty much, considering most of the main cast and original families are returning, starting mostly where they left off.

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  14. dfcloud says:

    Glad to hear Patrick will be back…. there is no other Sam! Congratulations Patrick!!! Can’t wait to see you again. Why will Roger/Todd only be there for 4 weeks?????

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  15. Patrick W says:

    I am happy for Patrick….will we see Hessica and will it be in the form of Bree?

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  16. Tali (not Smith) says:

    Best news out of Llanview today. Yay superhero Sam! Sam is so adorable. Congrats to Patrick Gibbons!

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  17. Rodd says:

    He was so sweet in his scenes with Roger or anyone else on OLTL. Glad he’s coming back. Nothing like a cute kid to melt your heart and round out all the generations on a show, just like in realy life.

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  18. Debbie Harris says:

    I am so Happy that Patrick Gibbons will be back as Sam Manning on OLTL!! He is a great kid and very talented! Enjoy following him on Twitter.

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  19. Frank says:

    Bravo! Why does this make me so happy?

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  20. Alison says:

    Yay! Patrick/Sam is the cutest thing ever.

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  21. Coreyt0304 says:

    I’m so pleased to hear this news. I always worry that they dont think about supporting cast like little Sam. I worry that they think oh pff hes just a little kid we can recast him. Im glad that they see his skills as a young talented actor and are having him reprise his role as Sam Manning.

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  22. Maria says:

    Great news! I love Spidey Sam!

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  23. jim says:

    I was just asking about little Sam. I liked this child actor and his part in the show. Glad OLTL didnt decide to go five years into the future like AMC.

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  24. meg says:

    I love Sam and want to see Sam with his father .NOT TODD.! TREVOR AND PATRICK CAN PLAY THEIR GUITAR AND DRUMS TOGETHER.NOW THAT TSJ ISN’T TODD .HIS DRUM PLAYING COULD BE WRITTEN INTO THEIR S/L.

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  25. Frank says:

    He is very funny on Twitter. Best of all, he seems like a very nice kid.

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  26. blake says:

    That is awesome! He is so cute, especially in his glasses lol. Definitely a scene stealer! Hope he hasn’t grown up too much lol.

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  27. Franny says:

    Patrick is such a sweet young boy, I’m glad he’s returning to OLTL. Now we just need to have Sam’s dad show up……bring Trevor back too!!!

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  28. ethel says:

    awesome news!

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  29. heidi says:

    Great News!!!! Love Sam/Patrick! He is the cutest! Wish we could see more of him and Roger/Todd.

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  30. diane c says:

    so glad for sam he is so cute

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  31. Sally Gibbons says:

    So thrilled!!! As his Aunt (and Godmother), our family couldn’t be happier!!! We’re so excited for him to continue on this journey! :)

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    maddiehayes replied

    my godson is the “spitting image” of Patrick – maybe that’s one reason I love him so much – but also, he’s SO talented! Really excited about Prospect Park now!

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    Mitchell1660 replied

    Oh, that is so funny, cuz my nephew looks like Patrick also! They both have big, apple heads! The boy is too adorable. Glad he’s back…!

  32. BTripp says:

    Love Sam! Glad they didn’t age the character.

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  33. Monica says:

    Awwww Little Patrick! He’s the cutest. That’s great news,

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  34. Llanviewer717 says:

    Thrilled with this news. Patrick is cute as can be. Now if we can get his father, Trevor St John, to come back too.

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  35. maddiehayes says:

    I’m so glad to hear this, I love that little guy! Here’s hoping for a Spiderman/SpideySam reunion!

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  36. Philip says:

    This is great news! So happy the new writers didn’t SORAS Spidey! LOL

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  37. Annette says:

    I love Sam,best thing about the new OLTL,Please dont tarnish his charecter like they have the others. I hate the SHELTER night club scene. Please just bring back the old stories,It is like HELL TOWN.

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