Roscoe Born

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Roscoe Conklin Born (November 24, 1950 – March 3, 2020) was an American actor and songwriter. He was best known for his roles on many television soap operas, mainly as villain Mitch Laurence on One Life to Live in six appearances between 1985 and 2012. Born was born in Topeka, Kansas.[1][2] In 1990, Born earned nominations for a Daytime Emmy[3][4] and Soap Opera Digest award.[5] He also starred in Santa Barbara and The Young and the Restless.

Born killed himself on March 3, 2020, at the age of 69.[6][7]

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  1. Cushman, Dustin (March 6, 2020). "'Soap Legend Roscoe Born Dead at 69". Soaps.com. United States: SheKnows Media. Retrieved March 8, 2020.
  2. Beresford, Trilby (March 5, 2020). "Roscoe Born, Actor on 'The Young and the Restless,' Dies at 69". The Hollywood Reporter. United States: Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group (Valence Media). Retrieved March 8, 2020.
  3. Lipton, Lauren (May 11, 1990). "CBS Dominates Daytime Emmy Field With 74 Nominations : Television: The networks' order in nominations mirrored their daytime ratings. ABC got 39; NBC took 30". Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles: Los Angeles Times Communications LLC (Nant Capital). Retrieved March 9, 2020.
  4. Passalacqua, Connie (July 22, 1990). "Daytime Emmys were better than usual". The Evening News. Newburgh, New York: Newburgh-Beacon News Co. Retrieved March 9, 2020.
  5. "The Soap Opera Digest Awards: 1990". Soap Opera Digest. Soap Opera Digest. Archived from the original on March 3, 2009. Retrieved March 9, 2020.
  6. Evans, Greg (March 6, 2020). "Roscoe Born Dies: 'The Young And The Restless', 'All My Children' Actor Was 69". Deadline Hollywood. United States: Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved March 7, 2020.
  7. SOD (March 6, 2020). "Soap Opera Vet Roscoe Born Passes Away". Soap Opera Digest. American Media, Inc. Odyssey Magazine Publishing Group Inc. Retrieved March 7, 2020.

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