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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 7 March 1961Pasadena, California, USA
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mary Beth Evans was born in Pasadena, California. She is an actress and producer, best known for her roles on Days of Our Lives, General Hospital and As the World Turns. She has been married to Dr. Michael Schwartz since Nov. 3, 1985 and they have three children.

One of daytime television's most beloved personalities for nearly 30 years, Mary Beth Evans is best known for her many roles on daytime's continuing dramas. In addition, she has had many guest appearances in prime time television, most recently on Chasing Life, Body of Proof and Criminal Minds.

An engaging and multi-talented entertainer, Evans has also worked in theatre, as a reality television judge and as a producer on the popular web series, THE BAY. In addition to acting, Evans is a columnist, blogger and entrepreneur. In 2005 she created Mary Beth's Apple Pie Company and in 2015 she launched her own lifestyle blog, Plank.

Throughout her career, Evans' genuine spirit and vibrant energy have created a relatable connection to viewers and readers; while her unique approach to balancing the demands of work and family have made her an inspiration to many. With her timeless girl-next-door looks and dynamic personality, Evans not only remains popular among legions of long-time fans, but also continues to attract new fans from every demographic with her compelling "can do it all" approach.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Mandy Denaux

Spouse (1)

Dr. Michael Schwartz (3 November 1985 - present) (3 children)

Trivia (11)

Three children: Danny (b.1987), Katie (b.1990), Matthew (b.1993).
Graduated from Huntington Beach High School
Agreed to play the recurring role of "Paige Miller" on One Life to Live (1968), but decided against it at the last moment when she was offered a contract with As the World Turns (1956). The role of "Paige Miller" then went to Kimberlin Brown.
After blogging for several years on HybridMom.com, Mary Beth launched her own lifestyle blog, Plank, in January 2015.
The youngest of four children, Mary Beth has one older brother and two older sisters.
In 2005, Mary Beth became an entrepreneur when she started Mary Beth's Apple Pie Company using her modified version of an old family recipe. The company went on to sell more than 3,000 pies on QVC, as well as mini pie versions on WilliamsSonoma.com.
In 2013, Mary Beth became a volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for children in foster care.
In addition to being an actress, producer, entrepreneur and blogger, Mary Beth is a fantastic cook, an avid gardener and enjoys interior decorating.
Following graduation from Huntington Beach High School, Evans spent five months in Europe before joining the prestigious South Coast Repertory Conservatory.
At 14 she got a job in a fast-food restaurant and had her older sister drive her to acting classes.
Evans was voted Best Actress by her 4th-grade classmates in Orange County, California. From there the self-described "beach girl" set her sights on a performing career.

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