Birthday: February 8, Aquarius
Born: Ft. Wayne, Indiana
Wedding Anniversary: February 14, 1982
All My Children Anniversary: June 1976
All My Children off-camera pals: Jill Larson, David Canary, Dick Shoberg
First Professional Acting Job:1969, playing the role of "Anybodys" in West Side Story at the Wagon Wheel Playhouse in Warsaw Indiana for $100 a week!
Favorite All My Children / Brooke Storyline: The Brooke / Adam / Dixie triangle and the Brooke / Edmund, "Willow Lake" story
Favorite TV Show: Will and Grace, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Sex and the City, Everybody Loves Raymond, and anything on Animal Planet.
Favorite Actor/Actress: Renee Zellweger, Cate Blanchett, Johnny Depp, Tom Hanks, Anthony Hopkins
Favorite books: Atonement, by Ian McEwan; The Lovely Bones, by Alice Sebold; Interpreter of Maladies, by Jhumpa Lahiri
Favorite Movies: Adaptation, Whale Rider, Ice Storm, Ground Hog Day, Sense and Sensibility, You've Got Mail, Princess Bride
Favorite Songs: As Time Goes By, Embryonic Journey, Tears in Heaven
Favorite Musicians: Annie Lenox, Norah Jones, Bonnie Raitt, Eric Clapton
Favorite Food: Chocolate
Favorite Scent: Chanel No. 5
Extra Curricular Activities: traveling, voice lessons/singing, cooking with my daughter Allison, interval training, interior decorating, horse back riding.
If I Weren't An Actress: I'd work with animals to rehabilitate, comfort or serve as companions to people in need. Or, I'd be an animal trainer.
Five beauty products I cannot live without: Kiehlís lip balm, Jo Malone Verbenas of Provence Cologne, Nolita Whipped Wax for hair, Jurlique Herbal Recovery Gel, M∑A∑C Spice Pencil
Always in my purse: Sugar-free gum
Favorite appliance: Coffeemaker
Favorite vacation spots: Cape Cod and St. Barts