Katherine Thurston

  • Freelance writer for over 15 years
  • Wrote about and closely followed the soap opera, One Life to Live, for over 14 years


Katherine Thurston was a writer for ThoughtCo for over 14 years covering the TV soap opera, One Life to Live (OLTL).

Thurston has been avidly watching One Life to Live, since 1976. She has written about the show daily for over 10 years.  She also created the official website for actor Larry Lau, whom many fans may remember as OLTL's Sam Rappaport.

During various fan events, Thurston has had the opportunity to meet several soap stars, including many of them from One Life to Live. In addition to her work covering OLTL, Katherine has written several short stories. 


Thurston earned an A.A. degree from Germania Community College. 

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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