With help from Todd's scheming biological sister, Tina, David claims to be the lost Lord heir, but Todd's true parentage is ultimately revealed, leaving Todd .8 million richer.
He purchases a tabloid paper from Dorian Lord (Robin Strasser) and relaunches it as The Sun, a direct rival to his new-found family's newspaper The Banner.
While keeping aspects of his personality dark or violent, they had Todd exhibit a conscience and compassion.
They took steps to redeem him and made him an integral part of OLTL canvas, despite Howarth's objections to a redemption storyline.
Todd survives and hides at Llanfair, where he befriends two children, C. His prison van gets into an accident with another vehicle, and he rescues Marty, C. A deranged Powell, believing Todd is in his head, is later revealed as the serial rapist and kidnaps Rebecca.
When Todd confronts him, making it so that Rebecca can escape, he kidnaps Todd and makes Todd feel the way Marty felt when they raped her. After Powell is caught and arrested, Todd apologizes to Marty for all the pain he caused her, recognizing that he "was a monster." He begins falling in love with Blair Cramer (Kassie De Paiva) after meeting her in a bar.
In 1992, Todd, a defensive back for Llanview, Pennsylvania University's football team, has a one-night stand with Marty Saybrooke (Susan Haskell), a wild child.
When Blair becomes pregnant again, they remarry in November 1995.
is a fictional character from the American daytime drama One Life to Live (OLTL).
Created by writer Michael Malone, the role was originated in 1992 by actor Roger Howarth.
Smith (Todd's lawyer Nora Hanen)—won Emmys in 1994, as did Malone and his writing team.
Howarth left the role in 2003; it was recast with Trevor St. In 2011, Howarth returned to OLTL; it was disclosed Todd had been taken hostage and St.
After OLTL cancellation in 2012, Howarth brought Todd to General Hospital (GH), but returned, along with St.