Dr. Gail Baldwin
) is a fictional character
on the popular ABC daytime
drama, General Hospital
. Susan Brown
originated the role in 1977.
Dr. Gail Adamson Baldwin came to Port Charles as a psychiatrist. It turned out she was a foster mother to Monica Quartermaine
when she was growing up. Gail met Lee Baldwin
. They were both mourning the deaths of their spouses. Lee Baldwin
was married to Caroline Chandler Baldwin
. Caroline was lost at sea with their son. Gail contacted Lee's son, Scott Baldwin
. He came to Port Charles and got a job as a clerk at General Hospital. He fell in love with Laura Webber
. Gail gave Monica advice about her love life. Monica was torn between Alan Quartermaine
and Rick Webber Jr.
. Gail helped Monica deliver her son A.J. Quartermaine
during a snowstorm.
Gail and Lee married in 1980. They were very involved with Scott and Laura's life. When Laura wanted to divorce Scott, Lee burned the divorce papers. Lee ran for mayor of Port Charles against Luke Spencer. Scott was his campaign manager. Scott planned on exposing all the bad things about Luke that he could find. When his father, Lee, found out about his plan, he fired Scott. Luke became the mayor.
Lee defended Dr. Julie Devlin when she was accused of being the General Homicide serial killer. He put the blame on Dr. Eve Lambert. Julie was acquitted , but a tape surfaced that showed Julie was the real killer. When Julie was caught, Lee became her legal guardian. Gail tried every attempt to get her committed to Ferncliffe. Lee suffered a Pulmonary Embolism in 1999. He survived and made a recovery.