Carol Burnett was such a huge fan of "All My Children
" that creator/writer Agnes Nixon created a role for the actress. From 1983 to 1995, Burnett played troublemaker Verla Grubbs. She reprised her role in 2005 to mark the soap's 35th year on the air and also hosted the "All My Children" 25th anniversary prime-time special. Burnett has had several guest appearances on the soap this month.