Richard Culliton has an extensive career writing for daytime drama. Culliton is married to fellow writer, Carolyn Culliton.


  • Script Writer at Texas (1980-1982)
  • Co-Head Writer at Guiding Light (1983-1984)
  • Head Writer at Another World (03/1984-06/1984; 12/1997-05/1998)
  • Co-Head Writer at Another World (07/1984-01/1985; 05/1998-07/1998)
  • Breakdown Writer at Another World (1985; 07/1998-06/25/1999)
  • Script Writer at Another World (1986)
  • Writer at Search for Tomorrow (1986)
  • Script Writer at Guiding Light (1987-1990)
  • Script Editor/Writer at Santa Barbara (1990-1991)
  • Breakdown Writer at All My Children (1991-1993)
  • Head Writer at As the World Turns (1995-1996)
  • Head Writer at General Hospital (10/1996-05/1997)
  • Head Writer at Port Charles (06/01/1997-12/1997)
  • Script Writer at Sunset Beach (1999)
  • Script Writer at Days of our Lives (2001; 10/2008-present)
  • Head Writer at All My Children (09/06/2001-12/12/2002)
  • Script Writer at As the World Turns (08/11/2006-01/24/2008; 04/18/2008-07/22/2008)

Awards and NominationsEdit

Daytime Emmy Awards

Year Category Series W/N
1985 Writing Team Another World N
1989 Guiding Light N
1990 W
1991 Santa Barbara W
1992 All My Children N
1993 N
1996 As the World Turns N
1998 General Hospital N
2002 All My Children N
2003 N
2011 Days of our Lives N
2012 W
2014 N
2017 N

Writer's Guild of America

Year Series W/N
1989 Guiding Light N
1998 General Hospital W
2002 Days of our Lives N
2007 As the World Turns W
2009 N

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