Coworkers past and present, all seasoned soap scribes, expressed disbelief that “Bold and the Beautiful” (B&B) star Rena Sofer (Quinn Forrester) didn’t make the Daytime Emmy pre-nomination round. The actors who did make it were announced yesterday.
A B&B Writer Taken Aback
Patrick Mulcahey, script writer and story consultant at B&B, celebrated his show’s inclusion in several Emmy pre-noms.
“But where’s Rena?” he sked, seemingly bewildered, in a Facebook post. Scroll down to see the post and reaction to it in full.
A Two-Time Coworker Agrees
Michele Val Jean, a fellow B&B script writer, agreed. She commended Sofer’s work during Quinn’s many ups and downs this year and astonishment that it didn’t merit an Emmy pre-nomination.
Val Jean also worked in several writing positions at “General Hospital” under the head writing team of Claire and Matt Labine. During this time, Sofer originated the one of a kind role of Lois Cerullo. For that work she did win a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
Good Things Come in Threes
Sofer got yet another compliment in response to Mulcahey’s, this time from B&B script writer Tracey Kelly.
Kelly said Sofer has been giving, well, outstanding performances, as the award title goes. She too was surprised Sofer didn’t make the pre-noms.
In her soap career, Sofer has played some intense storylines with consummate skill. This past year on B&B, she kidnapped Liam (Scott Clifton), pushed Deacon (Sean Kanan) off a cliff, and married Eric (John McCook). During all of this, she made Quinn’s actions believable and her character sympathetic.
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