Favorite Soap Opera Actresses

by carescent-77-844214 | created - 05 Apr 2018 | updated - 11 months ago | Public

1. Jane Elliot

Actress | General Hospital

Jane Elliot was born Janury 17, 1947 in New York City. Despite never being academically taught acting (she took voice and acting classes instead), Elliott got an agent at age 17 who sent her auditioning for the most diverse roles which eventually jump-started her career. Elliott made her daytime ...

2. Alison Sweeney

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Alison Sweeney was born on September 19, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Alison Jane Sweeney. She is an actress and producer, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery (2015) and Murder, She Baked: A Deadly Recipe (2016). She has been married to ...

3. Arianne Zucker

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Arianne was born in Northridge, California, but was raised in Chatsworth. She has modeled before in Japan and Australia. She has appeared in several TV commercials. She is also into theater and singing.

4. Melissa Reeves

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Melissa Reeves was born on March 14, 1967 in Eatontown, New Jersey, USA as Melissa Brennan. She is an actress, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Santa Barbara (1984) and Highway to Heaven (1984). She has been married to Scott Reeves since March 23, 1990. They have two children.

5. Farah Fath

Actress | Days of Our Lives

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 ...

6. Nadia Bjorlin

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Nadia Bjorlin was born the fifth out of six children. Her parents were Ulf Björlin (a Swedish conductor and composer, known to be the world's most active opera composer during the 20th century) and Fary Bjorlin. Her siblings are Katja, Kaj, Kamilla, Ulf Jr and Jean Paul. (Each sibling have a ...

7. Molly Burnett

Actress | Queen of the South

Molly Kathleen Burnett (born April 23, 1988) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for portraying the role of Melanie Jonas on Days of Our Lives. Burnett was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in the Outstanding Younger Actress in A Drama Series category in 2010 and 2012.

Molly ...

8. Mary Beth Evans

Actress | Days of Our Lives

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 ...

9. Kate Mansi

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Emmy Award Winning Actress Kate Mansi started her career on "How I Met Your Mother" after graduating from Pepperdine University. Next came the daytime drama "Days of Our Lives" where she charmed audiences with her portrayal of fan favorite Abigail Deverauex. She most recently starred opposite the ...

10. Camila Banus

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Camila Banus was born on July 22, 1990 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), One Life to Live (1968) and Dexter (2006).

11. Shelley Hennig

Actress | Unfriended

Shelley Hennig was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Catherine Distefano Gosset and Glenn H. Hennig, Sr. Her father has German and English ancestry while her mother is of Italian descent. She was the fastest typist her senior year of high school as well as Miss Teen USA. Miss Teen USA gave her a ...

12. Christie Clark

Actress | A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge

Christie Clark was born on December 13, 1973 in Placentia, California, USA as Christie Mary Clark. She is an actress, known for A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985), Days of Our Lives (1965) and Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1992). She has been married to Thomas ...

13. Judi Evans

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Judi Evans was born on July 12, 1964 in Montebello, California, USA as Judi J. Evans. She is an actress, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Guiding Light (1952) and Another World (1964). She has been married to Michael Luciano since November 20, 1993. They have one child. She was previously ...

14. Kirsten Storms

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Kirsten Storms was born on April 8, 1984 in Orlando, Florida, USA as Kirsten Renee Storms. She is an actress, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999) and General Hospital (1963). She was previously married to Brandon Barash.

15. Crystal Chappell

Actress | Venice the Series

Crystal Chappell was born on August 4, 1965 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Venice the Series (2009), Guiding Light (1952) and Days of Our Lives (1965). She has been married to Michael Sabatino since January 6, 1997. They have two children. She was ...

16. Martha Madison

Actress | One Mississippi

Martha Madison was born on July 27, 1977 in Newport News, Virginia, USA as Martha Anne Butterworth. She is an actress and producer, known for One Mississippi (2015), Days of Our Lives (1965) and To The Beat! (2018). She has been married to A.J. Gilbert since August 25, 2007. They have one child.

17. Eileen Davidson

Actress | The Young and the Restless

Eileen Davidson was born on June 15, 1959 in Artesia, California, USA as Eileen Marie Davidson. She is an actress, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), Days of Our Lives (1965) and The House on Sorority Row (1983). She has been married to Vincent Van Patten since April 15, 2003. They have ...

18. Louise Sorel

Actress | Days of Our Lives

A flashy, aggressive villainess and eternally hopeless meddler on a number of soaps, Louise Sorel has given her opulent, show-stopping characters major doses of humor and grit that have allowed her to become one of daytime's more popular figures for over two decades. She joined Days of Our Lives (...

19. Rachel Melvin

Actress | Dumb and Dumber To

Born in Chicago, but raised in Phoenix, Arizona, Rachel Melvin had always known she was going to pursue a career in acting. Rachel moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career immediately after graduating from high school in Phoenix, Arizona in May 2003. She booked her first audition in early ...

20. Lisa Rinna

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Lisa Rinna was born on July 11, 1963 in Medford, Oregon, USA as Lisa Deanna Rinna. She is an actress and director, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Melrose Place (1992) and Nick Fury: Agent of Shield (1998). She has been married to Harry Hamlin since March 29, 1997. They have two children.

21. Alexis Thorpe

Actress | The Man from Earth

Alexis Thorpe was born in Newport Beach, California. She made her acting debut on The Young and the Restless (1973), after which she moved onto film projects including, The Forsaken (2001) and Pretty Cool (2006) and fell in love with films. So she has decided to leave "The Young and the Restless".

22. 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 Russian Jewish, as well as Greek and Italian, descent. Singing since age eleven, Hartley was a national pre-teen talent winner of the Young Miss America Beauty Pageant. At the...

23. Kassie Wesley DePaiva

Actress | Evil Dead II

Kassie Wesley DePaiva was born on March 21, 1961 in Morganfield, Kentucky, USA as Katherine Virginia Wesley. She is an actress and producer, known for Evil Dead II (1987), One Life to Live (1968) and General Hospital (1963). She has been married to James DePaiva since May 31, 1996. They have one ...

24. Julie Pinson

Actress | Port Charles

Julie Pinson was born on November 7, 1967 in Fremont, California, USA as Julie Mel Pinson. She is known for her work on Port Charles (1997), As the World Turns (1956) and Days of Our Lives (1965). She has been married to Billy Warlock since August 26, 2006.

25. Melissa Archer

Actress | One Life to Live

Melissa Archer was born on December 2, 1979 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Melissa Jean Archer. She is an actress and producer, known for One Life to Live (1968), Days of Our Lives (1965) and South32 (2016). She was previously married to Glenn Angelino.

26. Gloria Loring

Actress | Correcting Christmas

A consummate singer and entertainer, Gloria Loring is the recording artist of the #1 hit song "Friends and Lovers," co-composer of television theme songs for Diff'rent Strokes (1978) and The Facts of Life (1979), an audience favorite from daytime TV's Days of Our Lives (1965), spokesperson for the ...

27. Ashley Benson

Actress | Spring Breakers

Ashley Victoria Benson was born on December 18, 1989 in Anaheim Hills, California, to Shannon (Harte) and Jeff Benson. She has Irish, English, and German ancestry. She has been dancing competitively since she was 2 with hip hop, jazz, ballet, tap and lyrical. She has been singing since she was ...

28. Krista Allen

Actress | Significant Mother

Krista was born in Ventura, California and grew up in Austin, Texas. Her idols growing up were Lucille Ball and Gilda Radner. She made her way back to Southern California as a young adult and wanted to try out the acting biz. Just weeks after she landed in LA, she booked the coveted role of "Billie...

29. Jason Brooks

Actor | Star Trek

Jason began his career with his memorable portrayal of the dark, but likable villain, "Peter Blake", on NBC's long-running drama, Days of Our Lives (1965), for which he garnered Soap Opera Digest's coveted Best Villain award.

After leaving "Days" to pursue other projects, Jason continued to work ...

30. Arleen Sorkin

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Arleen Sorkin was born on October 14, 1955 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Batman: Arkham Asylum (2009) and Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000). She has been married to Christopher Lloyd since 1995. They have two ...

31. Melinda Clarke

Actress | Spawn

Born in Dana Point, California, Mindy Clarke was raised by her ballet dancer mother Patricia and actor father John. At the age of 18 she moved to L.A. and launched her career in acting and modeling.

32. Morgan Fairchild

Actress | Friends

This elegant lady defined the television version of the rich, sophisticated businesswoman who knows what she wants, and will do whatever it takes to get it. She was born Patsy Ann McClenny on February 3, 1950 in Dallas, Texas. She began acting as a child, when her mother enrolled her in drama ...



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