Romance novelist Felicia Gallant on Another World, also played Gretel, and then Rae Cummings on One Life to Live in two different stints.
Her first soap opera role was on One Life to Live from 1978 to 1980.
With a long career in soap operas, she used her experience to inform her columns in Soap Opera Digest magazine; she also had her own apparel line sold on QVC.
She was married to advertising agent Frank Attardi, who co-hosted with her the VIP series on PBS.
Before her soap opera career, she was a longtime actress with 20th Century Fox, appearling alongside actors like Tom Selleck.