Olivia Clare: Working on “Any Day Now” was a life-changing experience

By: Start TV Staff     Posted: January 12, 2021, 11:40AM

Olivia is currently a Assistant Professor of English, Creative Writing, in the Center for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi. She is also a published fiction writer and poet having received several awards.

Olivia began her career as an actress on Any Day Now. A series which first aired in 1998 explored issues on racism and the recurrence over the years. She played the part of Kelly Sims Williams.

See more of Olivia's writing and upcoming books on her official website.

Watch Olivia discuss her writing and the importance of storytelling:  

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Ollie 5 months ago
I've really enjoyed watching Any Day Now on StartTV. I think Olivia is great in the show and I'm glad she feels the show was a life-changing experience for her. I thought the show did a great job of showing the evolution of the Kelly character over the four years. Also glad to hear she has been so successful in her adult life. I never saw Any Day Now in it's original run and it's been nice to watch it almost every day. Love the flashbacks too to the young M.E. and Rene. Great show, and again glad to catch up with what's been happening with Olivia.
DianeJackson 5 months ago
I was so excited that you brought back Any Day Now. For me it brings back my childood memories of the relationship I have with my life long friend who is Irish and I am African American. We have been friends since we were 3 years old and still are. We live in different states now but always keep in touch and visit each other every few years. She and her husband were hear for my granddaughter wedding in 2017. We are both in our 70s now. This series makes me laugh and cry as it brings back so many memories. I am blessed to have a lifelong friend. I wish everyone could experience this.
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