On the cusp of 2022, it’s natural to reflect on the year that’s passed. While 2021 has had its ups and downs in the “real world”, the land of daytime drama has been on fire. Soap opera veterans have offered some stellar performances; however, many newcomers have also provided incredible scenes and played major parts in storylines. As such, today Fame 10 acknowledges the best-of-the-best “breakout” soap stars for 2021.
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12. General Hospital – Avery Kristen Pohl (Esme Prince)
Starting the list off with a bang! Who knew a teen drama queen could cause so much chaos in the land of Port Charles? Esme’s a terrible young lady with an agenda that GH fans still aren’t clear about; however, the actress that plays her is a delight to see in daytime drama. Pohl’s flawless portrayal of the scheming, vindictive and smart Ms. Prince has been a joy to watch. The world of soaps would be boring without those troublemakers, and most viewers can’t wait to learn more about Esme’s connection to Ryan Chamberlain and “why” she wants to ruin Ava Jerome. Perhaps audiences will find out more, come 2022.