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Overview (3)

Born in London, England, UK
Birth NameEmma Elizabeth Wylie Samuelson
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Emma Samms was born on August 28, 1960 in London, England as Emma Elizabeth Wylie Samuelson. She is an actress and writer, known for The Colbys (1985), Dynasty (1981) and The Lady and the Highwayman (1989). She was previously married to John Holloway, Tim Dillon and Bansi Nagji.

Spouse (3)

John Holloway (1996 - 2003) (divorced) (2 children)
Tim Dillon (January 1994 - 1995) (divorced)
Bansi Nagji (23 February 1991 - 27 May 1992) (divorced)

Trade Mark (4)

Natural brunette hair
Voluptuous figure
Deep sultry voice
shapely legs

Trivia (15)

She co-founded the Starlight Children's Foundation as a tribute to her brother, Jamie, who died of aplastic anemia at age 8.
She is a co-founder of "The Starlight Foundation" in 1982.
Has two children, Cameron (b. 1997) and Beatrice (b. 3/30/1998).
Has one sister and two brothers.
Lovely London-born actress who found a popular niche on both daytime (General Hospital (1963)) and nighttime (Dynasty (1981)) soap operas during the 1980s.
Once worked as a certified emergency medical technician in Los Angeles.
Turned down the offer to be Playboy's centerfold twice.
Was on Dynasty (1981) and General Hospital (1963) at the same time. Eventually, Dynasty (1981) won out.
Sold her white piano to her friend, Kin Shriner, before moving back to England in the early 1990s.
Narrated "The Heiress Bride" by Catherine Coulter.
Was engaged to Marvin Hamlisch in the early 1980s.
From a family that has been active in the British film business since the early 20th century.
Lives in England and is pursuing a career as a scriptwriter, while also raising her two children. [August 2000]
Samms had lots of acting mentors: Rachel Ames, Anna Lee, John Forsythe and Charlton Heston.
She was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2016 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to Seriously and Terminally Ill Children. She is the co-founder of the Starlight Children's Foundation and lives in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England.

Personal Quotes (2)

As you get older, it's nice to be able to relax a bit about your appearance. Writing does that for me. It comes from inside me, from my brain and from my heart, and hopefully it has much more value than anything that's on the exterior.
The Emma Samms persona is a suit I put on for work. Who I really am is the wife and mother and daughter and sister and friend.

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