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ABC Daytime’s Top 10 Villains of All Time


Soaps aren’t just about love and romance in the afternoon. What good is a hero or heroine without a good villain to fight against? We’ve taken a look back at some of the all-time greats — or worsts, if you want to get technical — to run down a list of our top 10 villains from ALL MY CHILDREN, GENERAL HOSPITAL, ONE LIFE TO LIVE, and RYAN’S HOPE.

Soaps Top 10 Villains

(Photo Credit: ABC Photo Archives; ABC/Carol Kaelson/ ABC Photo Archives)

You might recognize a few of your favorites… from your nightmares! These men and women have been responsible for everything from kidnappings all the way to multiple murders. Even though some of them may seem charming, they’ve got their dark sides!

Take a look through our gallery below as we count down the 10 nastiest villains in ABC Daytime history all the way up to our number one pick!

For more on your favorite ABC soaps — past and present — keep reading the ABC edition of Soaps In Depth magazine!

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