Agnes Nixon (December 10, 1922 - September 28, 2016) was an American actress, writer and producer. She was best known as the creator of soap operas, such as All My Children, One Life to Live and Loving. Nixon was also writer for As the World Turns. She was the head-writer for Guiding Light and Another World. Nixon was a pioneer in including subjects that were socially relevant into daytime television. She introduced subjects such as abortion, drug addiction and the Vietnam War into her stories.