The list details actors with ten or more years spent on one soap opera, despite itinerant breaks in some cases with the actor portraying multiple roles. The list details actors with ten or more years spent on one soap opera, despite itinerant breaks in some cases with the actor portraying multiple roles. This is a list of longest-serving soap opera actors from radio and television soap operas, as well as the longest-serving performers by country. This is a list of longest-serving soap opera actors from radio and television soap operas, as well as the longest-serving performers by country.

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