Actress who first attracted fame for her role as Ally Rescott Bowman on the ABC soap Loving. In 2005, she began playing Carly Corinthos on General Hospital. She also had a cameo in the 2015 film Joy, which starred Jennifer Lawrence.
She was a big soap opera fan and appeared in numerous plays in high school.
In 2011, she was honored with a Daytime Emmy Award for her role on General Hospital.
She married John Wright in 1995. The couple welcomed a daughter named Lauren in 1998 and a son named John Michael in 2000.
She and Marcia Gay Harden attended the same high school.