April of 1990, Greg Watkins was cast to introduce the character James Evan
Walsh III to As the World Turns' little town of Oakdale, Illinois. The character
came to be known as Evan, and he was a fresh out college, "do whatever it takes,"
kind of businessman that originally came to town to help his sister, Connor, reclaim
their name-sake company Walsh Industries.
Aside from business affairs,
Evan was often giving his attention to the young ladies
Whether it was in business,
or romance, Evan was often like an injection of conflict