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One Life to Live announces new cast members including Ron Raines, Paolo Seganti & Marni Schulenberg


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Paolo Seganti (Arturo, One Life to Live)The excitement is building on Prospect Park/TOLN.com's One Life to Live this summer, things are going to get hot and steamy in Llanview as four new cast members hit town.

Set to join the cast are soap vet Paolo Seganti who plays the role of 'Arturo Bandini,' a wealthy man whose family is very influential in the art world; mega fan favorite, Ron Raines, who steps into the role of 'Carl Peterson,' the mysterious benefactor of reporter 'Jeffrey King' (Corbin Bleu); soap vet Marnie Schulenburg has been cast as 'Jo Sullivan,' producer of 'David's' (Tuc Watkins) new reality show and newcomer Alice Callahan as 'Kate,' summer school teacher for 'Jack Manning' (Andrew Trischitta).

Watch all new 30-minute episodes of One Life to Live, which run every Tuesday and Thursday and All My Children, which run every Monday and Wednesday, via The OnLine Network at TOLN.com, the free Hulu.com service and to subscribers of Hulu Plus and available at the iTunes Store.

The new characters are set to arrive in Llanview as follows:

Fans can tune-in to watch "One Life to Live's" newest cast members as follows:

Thursday, June 27 marks the arrival of Alice Callahan and Paolo Seganti.

Tuesday, July 23 is when Marnie Schulenburg arrives in Llanview.

Tuesday, August 20 marks Ron Raines' debut on the show.

More on the actors...

Paolo Seganti ('Arturo')

Actor Paolo Seganti joins the cast of The OnLine Network's beloved series "One Life to Live," as the suave and sexy 'Arturo Bandini.'

Born and raised in Italy, Seganti began his career in the boxing ring, winning the Italian Amateur Championship. His handsome good looks lead Seganti to the fashion world where he became a much in-demand model. He has been featured in global campaigns for Chanel, YSL, Lanvin and Calvin Klein. Eventually, he moved to New York City where he focused his attention on theater. He's appeared in the critically acclaimed "Equus" and the self-directed "Whose Life Is It Anyway?"

During his career, Seganti has appeared in numerous television shows including "The Nanny," "Nash Bridges," "CSI: Miami," "ER," and "The Closer," to name a few. Soap fans will know Seganti from his role as 'Damien Grimaldi,' on "As the World Turns," a role he played for 16 years. Seganti has appeared in numerous foreign films in addition to several US films including Woody Allen's "Everybody Says I Love You," "Tea with Mussolini," "L.A. Confidential."

Ron Raines ('Carl Peterson')

Ron Raines becomes a permanent cast member in the role of 'Carl Peterson,' a distinguished and influential business man, who has been 'Jeffrey's' long time mentor.

Born and raised in Texas, Raines graduated from Oklahoma City University before heading to New York City where he attended Juilliard. He made his debut at New York City Opera as 'Danilo' in "The Merry Widow." He also appeared in several other operas including "Naughty Mariette," "Rose-Marie," "The Gypsy Princess," "The Desert Song," "The New Moon," and "Die Fledermaus." In 1983, Raines starred on Broadway in the revival of "Show Boat." His other Broadway credits include "Teddy & Alice," "Chicago," "Follies" and most recently "Newsies." During this career, Raines has appeared in numerous theatrical productions for shows such as "South Pacific," "Annie," "Kiss Me Kate," "Man of La Mancha," to name a few. In 1990, he played the role of 'Johnny Brown' in Debbie Reynolds US tour of "The Unsinkable Molly Brown." Soap fans will recognize Raines from his role as 'Alan Spaulding' on "Guiding Light," a character he played for 15 years.

Additionally, Raines has performed with numerous symphony orchestras including the Philadelphia Pops and the Boston Pops with John Williams and Keith Lockhart. He performed with the BBC Concert Orchestra in London, the Royal Philharmonic, the Jerusalem Symphony and the Israeli Philharmonic. Raines has appeared in several "Great Performances" specials for PBS. He had the honor of singing for two former First Ladies: Nancy Reagan's White House Luncheon for Senate wives and Lady Bird Johnson's National Wildlife Federation Gala. Raines has also released two solo albums.

Marnie Schulenburg ('Jo Sullivan')

Actress Marnie Schulenburg is one of the fresh, new faces in Llanview. Schulenburg's joins the cast as TV producer 'Jo Sullivan,' who is working on a new reality show with 'David Vickers,' played by Tuc Watkins.

A Cape Cod native, Schulenburg graduated from DeSales University in Pennsylvania with a degree in acting and directing. She made her acting debut on "The Young and the Restless" which lead to her role as 'Alison Stewart' on "As the World Turns." While on "The Young & the Restless," Schulenburg and actress Adrienne Frantz were featured in the mini-online soap opera "Digital Daytime: L.A. Diaries." Her other television credits include "Cantebury's Law," "Fringe," "Army Wives," "Blue Bloods," and "Royal Pains."

During her career, this former gymnast has appeared in several musical productions including "As Your Like It" and "South Pacific" at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival.

Alice Callahan ('Kate')

Alice Callahan makes her acting debut on The OnLine Network's popular drama series "One Life to Live." Callahan plays 'Kate,' who is the summer school teacher for 'Jack Manning' (Andrew Trischitta).

Callahan has appeared in several television shows. Fans will recognize her as 'Jessica Leitenberg' from The CW's teen series "Gossip Girl." Other credits TV include "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." Callahan has appeared in several motion pictures including "Almost Perfect" and "Morning Glory."

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