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Dyeing for Your Art: Aaron Spelling had a very specific image in mind for Annie. Displeased with the selection of wigs on offer, he finally convinced Sarah Buxton to dye her hair from black to red. The dye job was mocked by Olivia during one of their spats.
The Other Darrin: The original Caitlin, Vanessa Dorman, demanded too much money and was let go in Season Two. She was replaced with Kam Heskin. There were other re-castings, but this one was the most noticeable.
Ashley Hamilton (son of George) plays Cole in his first couple of appearances.
When Susan Ward left to film The In Crowd, Sydney Penny stepped in to replace her, with Ward later returning to play the character for the show's final few weeks.
Lesley-Anne Down is the Anti-Olivia, a God-fearing housewife who likes to cook. Sam Behren's reptilian performance was so out of character for him that it scared his wife!
Playing Against Type: Sam Behrens played a nicer, significantly less-Catholic lawyer named Jake Meyer on General Hospital. Conversely, Gordon Thomson played a much nastier character on Dynasty in his youth.
Star-Making Role: Of the large cast, only Eddie Cibrian (Cole) and Susan Ward (Meg) achieved something resembling A-list status. Eddie deserves some sort of medal for surviving this AND Baywatch Nights in succession.
His poisonous "friend", Jamal, played another gangster in Angel's "The Thin Dead Line." Virginia was the whammy bidder in "Parting Gifts".
Lisa Guerrero, who played big-haired J.R. Ewing (i.e. Francesca), began her career as a cheerleader and shifted to sportscasting. Today she is a TV personality and news correspondent.
Phideaux, Prog Rock musician, is the director of this show.
Write Who You Know: As Down pulled the most bank, she was closely involved in the creation of her character. Some of the storylines were based in part on her personal life, including her failed marriages.
Olivia was originally marked down as "Sheila" in the script. Down didn't care for that name and requested that it be changed to Olivia. Phew.