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Real to Reel for OLTL Scott Evans

Real to Reel for OLTL Scott Evans

Scott Evans’ real mom to play his mom on OLTL.

One Life to Live’s Scott Evans (Fish) will be seeing his mom a lot more often as she has been cast as Fish’s mother. Who would have thought a visit to the set would result in Scott’s real life mom, Lisa, to be cast as his on screen mom, Barbara?

“She came to set a couple of weeks ago, and I wanted to show her around and she met Frank (Valentini, executive producer),” Evans tells Soap Opera Digest. “My mother is very personable and I’d mentioned to Frank that she was a dancer growing up and we’ve done plays together. She runs a children’s theater, and Frank was like, ‘Would she want to do it?’ She didn’t audition or anything. He put his trust in me, I guess.”

Also joining the cast as Barbara’s husband, George, is J. Tucker Smith. He’s appeared in such primetime series as Law & Order, Law & Order:Special Victims Unit, Cupid, and Third Watch.

George and Barbara Fish will begin appearing in Llanview in mid September.