Soap Opera Female Actors

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Alla Korot
Actress, Another World
In 1976, Alla Korot emigrated to the USA with her parents, Alex and Elena Korot. Korot spent six years touring professionally with Ballet Celeste International, and was crowned California Miss T.E.E.N. at 17. She was the model for Esmerelda in Disney's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", and she has had many guest spots on television shows.
 
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Ambyr Childers
Ambyr Childers was born in Cottonwood, Arizona and raised in Murrieta, California. She appeared in the 2003 film Dickie Roberts, and became well known for her role as Colby Chandler on the daytime soap opera All My Children from 2006 to 2008. She also played Elizabeth "E" Dodd in The Master.
 
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Cady McClain
Cady received an Honorable Mention for Best Director by the LA Film Review for her second short film, "The World of Albert Fuh," Best Comedy/Drama Short from the Ohio Indie Gathering, as well as Honorable Mentions from the SaMo IndieFest and Best Shorts Festival. It premiered at the SOHO International Film Festival on the East Coast and the LA Indie Film Festival on the West Coast...
 
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Carrie Genzel
Actress, Watchmen
Hailing from Vancouver, Carrie Genzel has had a diverse career in both her native Canada and The United States. She has collaborated with such noted directors as Cameron Crowe, Terry Gilliam, Zack Snyder, Jon Avnet and Karyn Kusama, as well as a wide range of actors, from Al Pacino...
 
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Claire Beckman
Claire was born in NYC and raised in Providence Rhode Island. She received a BFA in Acting from Carnegie-Mellon University and subsequently worked in regional theatre and Off-Broadway for 20 years before co-founding Brave New World Repertory Theatre with her husband John Edmond Morgan. She served as BNW's first producing artistic director from 2003-2012...
 
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Debbi Morgan
Debbie Morgan was born September 20, 1956 in Dunn, North Carolina, to Lora and George Morgan, Jr., she moved to New York City when she was three months old. Debbie's earliest film role was in Cry Uncle . She played the role of Olga Winter. Her most memorable role was on the television series All My Children...
 
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Eden Riegel
Actress, Year One
Eden Sonja Jane Riegel was born in Washington, D.C. Her parents are Kurt and Lenore and her older siblings are Tatiana S. Riegel and Sam Riegel. She grew up outside of the Washington, D.C. area in a Virginia suburb. As a child, she first got the urge to perform while watching her brother perform dinner theater...
 
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Eileen Herlie
This vibrant Scottish character actress managed in her seven-decade career trek to not only brighten up the Broadway stage during the 1950s and 1960s in roles ranging from the man-searching milliner Irene Malloy to Hamlet's mother Queen Gertrude, but conquered the TV market too, delighting daytime audiences...
 
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Hunter Tylo
Deborah Jo Hunter, now known as Hunter Tylo, was a top fashion model in the seventies and eighties. She is part Cherokee Indian on her mother's side. She has a sister Elizabeth, and a brother, Cliff. She became pregnant very young, with a son, Christopher, who was born around 1980. In the mid-1980s...
 
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Jamie Luner
Jamie Michelle Luner was born on Thursday, May 12, 1971 to Stuart and Susan Luner in Palo Alto, California. She grew up with her older brother, David Luner, and her mom Susan in California. Before landing her roles on Just the Ten of Us as dizzy "Cindy Lubbock", Jamie began her career in front of the cameras at the tender age of three doing TV commercials...
 
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Jennifer Bassey
Emmy Award-nominated Jennifer Bassey became a contract player on ABC TV's All My Children in the summer of 1998, after having portrayed borderline nymphomaniac "Marian Colby", since the early eighties. Jennifer was born in Chicago. Her first job in entertainment was as a singing Playboy bunny in the very first Playboy Club...
 
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Kathleen Gati
Emmy Nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Digital Drama Series, and winner of seven Best Actress awards, a Best Supporting Actress Award and a Best Actress Nominee, Kathleen Gati was born and raised in Canada by Hungarian immigrants and was brought up in an artistic environment. Her father was a symphony conductor and her mother an opera singer...
 
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Kimberlin Brown
Born in Hayward, California as Kimberlin Ann Brown, Brown made daytime television history by successfully crossing over her character from the number one daytime drama The Young and the Restless to The Bold and the Beautiful causing the latter show's ratings to skyrocket in the early 1990s. Discovered by famed modeling agent Nina Blanchard...
 
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Lindsay Hartley
Actress, Passions
Lindsay Hartley is an American actress and singer. She was born Lindsay Nicole Korman in Palm Springs, California, and is of Ashkenazi Jewish (father) and Greek and Italian (mother) origin. Singing since age eleven, Hartley was a national pre-teen talent winner of the Young Miss America Beauty Pageant...
 
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Liz Vassey
Liz Vassey was born on August 9, 1972 in Raleigh, North Carolina and was raised in Tampa, Florida. She began acting at the age of nine (portraying Oliver in the musical of the same name) and continued to work extensively on the stage, performing in over fifty plays at regional and professional theaters in the Tampa Bay area...
 
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Marcy Walker
Actress, Santa Barbara
Marcy Walker had been married and divorced 3 times, all by the time she was 30 years old. Her first marriage was to actor Stephen Ferris, whom she was married to in the early 80s briefly. The blond actress then married actor Billy Warlock, former Days of Our Lives star, in 1987. After that marriage crumbled...
 
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Paige Turco
Actress, The 100
Paige Turco was born in Springfield, Massachusetts on May 17, 1965. As a child she studied to become a ballerina. She performed as a soloist with the New England Dance Conservatory, The Amherst Ballet Theatre Company and the Western Massachusetts Ballet Company, but her dreams were shattered when an ankle injury terminated her career as a dancer at the age of 14...
 
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Patricia Barry
Patricia received her first break into acting very soon after she graduated from Stephens College in the mid 1940s. Almost immediately after graduating, she received a contract from Columbus Pictures. They recognized that she had the rare combination of beauty, grace and intelligence that would serve her well throughout her long and well-respected career...
 
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Robin Strasser
Robin Vee Strasser was born on May 7, 1945 in New York City. the daughter of Martin and Anne Strasser. She attended and graduated from the High School of Performing Arts, and later attended the Yale School of Drama on a full scholarship. She is a founding member of the American Conservatory Theatre...
 
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Sabine Singh
Sabine Singh, the daughter of an Indian Maharaja father and an Austrian beauty queen mother, was born in New York where, as a young girl, she divided her attentions between dance and theatre. A student at The University of Michigan, Sabine ultimately matriculated to NYU's Tisch School of the Arts where she concentrated on acting earning her BFA...
 
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Stephanie Fredricks
Actress, Ovation
Stephanie was born and raised in New York City. She began her performing career as a dancer studying at the School of American Ballet, but being the daughter of two opera singers, a professional singing career would most certainly be in her future. Her first professional acting job was in an Off-Broadway play at age 9...
 
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Sydney Penny
Actress, Santa Barbara
Sydney Penny began her career on stage with her parents Hank Penny and Shari Penny, who were musical entertainers. At six years of age she began performing in commercials, and as a teenager co-starred in the TV series The New Gidget. She starred as Sophia Loren's daughter in Running Away (US title: "Running Away")...
 
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Tonya Pinkins
Actress, Enchanted
Tonya Pinkins attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she studied theater, music and dance. Leaving school, she moved to New York after landing a role in Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along", then went on to appear in "An Ounce Of Prevention", "Just Say No", "Caucasian Chalk Circle" and "Little Shop of Horrors" on the New York stage...
 
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Alice Barrett
Actress, Another World
Alice was born and raised in New York City. After seeing "Man of La Mancha" at the age of 10 at a theater, she wanted to become an actress herself. She participated in many theater plays in elementary and high-school and received a Bachelor of Arts in Theater from Hunter College. Already during college she gained success in several productions...
 
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Bridget White
Bridget White was a competitive gymnast for ten years and started her professional career as a dancer/choreographer. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from DeSales University. She studied opera at The Bryn-Mawr Conservatory of Music. After college, she moved to New York and was cast in various Broadway/touring musicals...
 
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Brynn Thayer
Brynn Thayer was born in Dallas, Texas. She went to the University of Arkansas and after graduating, she taught school for three years. In 1976, she moved to New York City to pursue acting. She is an actress, writer and director, known for One Life to Live (1968), Blue Jasmine (2013) and Matlock (1986). She has been married to David Steinberg since 1994.
 
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Catherine Hickland
Actress, Loving
Catherine Hickland is an American actress, best known for her starring roles on Daytime Television, most notably in the award-winning role of "Lindsay Rappaport" on ABC 's One Life to Live. Born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, her first professional job got her nationwide attention, as a stewardess in an airline "Fly Me" advertising campaign...
 
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Christina Barsi
Born to Hungarian immigrants in the quaint little city of Hawaiian Gardens, this Southern California classic was destined to enter the world of show business since she was barely old enough to walk. Although her father was an aerospace engineer and her mother a chemist it seemed unlikely that little Christina would do anything except to build a space shuttle or discover self dissolving plastic...
 
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Erin Torpey
Erin Torpey was just a child growing up in Pennsylvania, when she made her Broadway debut in shows such as "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" and "Goodbye Girl". She is most well-known for her role as "Jessica Buchanan" on the daytime serial, One Life to Live. Erin has sang the National Anthem at a New York Jets game and has also appeared in "Annie" and "Evita"...
 
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Farah Fath
Farah LeeAllen Fath was born in Lexington, Kentucky on May 1st, 1984. When she was only five, she decided to start a career in show-business. After finding success as a child model, she turned her attention to acting and at the age of 15 nabbed her first audition for the role of Mimi Lockhart on Days of our Lives...
 
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Fiona Hutchison
Raised on the island of Jamaica, she is a classically trained ballerina who began to dance at the age of 4. She received several scholarships to highly revered dance schools, and trained extensively with Mikhail Barysnikov. At the age of 17, while rehearsing for the ballet 'Giselle' at The Miami Conservatory...
 
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Florencia Lozano
Florencia is most thankful that her parents moved to the United States from Argentina because she's "had so many opportunities having been born and raised here." Playing the witty, intelligent, hard as nails attorney Tèa Delgado is Florencia's first television series. She has acted in regional theatre in such plays as "Hamlet." Describing herself as curious...
 
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Holly Gagnier
Holly Gagnier has established herself as a versatile actress on both coasts, appearing on stage, screen and television. She is best-known for her long stints on Days of Our Lives, in the ground-breaking role of young teen mom "Ivy Jannings", for which she won the soap opera award for breakout new star...
 
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Jensen Buchanan
Actress, Another World
Jensen Buchanan was born in Montgomery, Alabama on July 18, 1962 and raised in Neenah, Wisconsin. She developed a love of music as a child, and after graduating high school she attended Boston University to major in voice with a concentration in opera. She appeared in several musical productions while studying at the Boston University Theater Institute...
 
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Julia Barr
Julia Barr is an American actress, most famously for her role playing Brooke English on the soap opera, All My Children. She played the role for over 30 years, first debuting as Brooke in 1976 and exiting the show in 2006. Barr made special appearances as Brooke, reprising her role in both 2010 and 2011...
 
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Lisa Peluso
Lisa Peluso is an American actress who was born on July 29, 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She joined the NBC soap, Search for Tomorrow in February 1977 when she was twelve years old. She played the part of Wendy Wilkins. She also appeared on the soap opera Loving as Ava Rescott Forbes Alden Masters...
 
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Renée Elise Goldsberry
Renee Goldsberry was born in San Jose, California, and raised in both Houston, Texas, and Detroit, Michigan. She graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University with a bachelors degree in acting, and went on to attend graduate school at the University of Southern California, where she received her masters in vocal jazz performance...
 
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Robyn Griggs
Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Robyn Griggs first started acting at age 3 in a production of A Dolls House. During her school years, she took up singing as well as dancing lessons wanting to have more experience for stage work. While still in school, Robyn traveled to New York where she auditioned for a role in the Broadway production of Annie...