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Irna Phillips (July 1, 1901 – December 23, 1973) was an American actress and writer who created and scripted many of the first American soap operas.Phillips created (and co-created) radio and TV soap operas including:Painted Dreams (radio 1930–1932)Guiding Light (radio 1937–1956, television 1952–2009)The Road of Life (radio 1937–1959, television 1954)Young Dr. Malone (radio 1939–1960, television 1958–1963)The Brighter Day (radio 1948–1956, television 1954–1962)These Are My Children (1949)As the World Turns (1956–2010) a sister show to Guiding Light (character crossovers)Another World (1964–1999) a sister show to As the World Turns (character crossovers)Our Private World (1965) a spinoff of As The World TurnsLove Is a Many Splendored Thing (1967–1973)Phillips also was a creative consultant on Peyton Place (1964–1969), and was an unofficial consultant on A World Apart, which was created by her adopted daughter Katherine. Irna Phillips was also a story editor on Days of our Lives.She was also the mentor to Agnes Nixon, the creator of All My Children and One Life to Live, and William J. Bell, the creator of The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful.
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Date Of BirthJuly 1, 1901
Place Of BirthChicago, Illinois, USA
ProfessionWriter, Miscellaneous Crew
Star SignCancer
1She was the youngest of ten children. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Illinois in Chicago, Illinois in 1923.
2She began her teaching career as a junior college speech and drama instructor in Fulton, Missouri in 1924. She was a teacher in Dayton, Ohio from 1924 until 1929. She was hired by WGN Radio Station in Chicago, Illinois as a writer.
3She adopted two children in her forties. A son, Thomas Dirk Phillips, and a daughter, Katherine Louise Phillips.
4She lived in Chicago, Illinois and commuted by telephone to New York City regarding her shows. She also dictated her writing to her secretaries and assistants.
5Was a member of Phi Sigma Sigma Fraternity, Inc.


Days of Our LivesTV Series story editor - 289 episodes, 1965 - 1966 co-creator - 3 episodes, 1965 - 2006
Another WorldTV Series 51 episodes, 1964 creator - 343 episodes, 1964 - 1985
Love Is a Many Splendored Thing1967TV Series creator / head writer
As the World TurnsTV Series creator - 305 episodes, 1956 - 1957 written by - 305 episodes, 1956 - 1957 head writer - 1 episode, 1966
Our Private World1965TV Series creator / co-head writer
Peyton Place1964TV Series co-creator
Young Dr. Malone1958TV Series creator
The Brighter Day1954TV Series creator / head writer - 1950 - 1952, 1958
The Road of Life1954TV Series creator
Guiding Light1953TV Series creator - 2 episodes
These Are My Children1949TV Series creator


A World Apart1969TV Series story editor
Days of Our Lives1966TV Series story editor - 1 episode
A Flame in the Wind1964TV Series story editor - 1 episode
Peyton Place1964TV Series creative consultant


The David Frost Show1972TV SeriesHerself
To Tell the Truth1958TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

50 Years of Soaps: An All-Star Celebration1994TV MovieHerself

Nominated Awards

1975Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Daytime Drama SeriesAnother World (1964)
1975Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Daytime Drama SeriesDays of Our Lives (1965)
1974Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Drama SeriesDays of Our Lives (1965)

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