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List of All My Children characters

This is a list of some of the major characters that appear (or have appeared) on the ABC Daytime soap opera All My Children.

A

Kenny Adle : (Adrien Rieder, January 30th, 2003 to June 13th, 2003; January 24th, 2007)
An attorney who came to Pine Valley to represent David Hayward. Kissed Simone. In 2007 thought to be the Satin Slayer.Gillian Andrassy Lavery :(Esta TerBlanche, (August 21st, 1997 to October 2nd, 2001)
Hungarian Princess, Dimitri's cousin, who was married to Ryan. Killed by a gunshot; donated her heart to Laura Kirk English.Lord Geoffrey Ashford : (George Taylor ; Recurring: November 1999 to 2000; Via Flashbacks)

B

Les Baxter:(Antonio Fargas, 1982-1983; 1987)
A lawyer and crime lord, known as "Mr. Big". Father to Angie Hubbard. Formerly married to Pat Baxter. Died after falling down a flight of stairs. Pat Baxter:(Lee Chamberlain, 1982-1990)
A socialite. Mother to Angie Hubbard. Formerly married to Les Baxter. Left Pine Valley shortly after Angie and Frankie left for California. Donna Beck : (Francesca Poston, 1976; Candice Earley, 1976-1992, 1994, 1995)
Mother to Emily Ann. Married to Benjamin Sego, Palmer Cortlandt and Dr. Chuck Tyler.Laurel Banning :(Kristen Jensen, 1992-1993; Felicity LaFortune, 1993-1996)
Con artist with marriages to Jackson Montgomery and Trevor Dillon. Mother of Lily, who was adopted by Jackson. Died after she was shot on the set of a talk show.Vanessa Bennett :(Marj Dusay, 1999-2002)
Married to Palmer Cortlandt and mother to David Hayward, Trey Kenyon, and Leo du Pres. Died after a struggle with Leo when she held Greenlee Smythe hostage.Ava Benton :(Leven Rambin, 2007-2008)
Paternal half-sister to Lily Montgomery.Denny Benton :(Kale Browne, 1993)
Formerly married to Laurel Banning. Father of Lily (who was adopted by Jackson) and Ava Benton. Killed in self-defense by ex-wife Laurel.Belle Bodelle :(Kathy Bates, 1984)
Erica Kane’s rough-and-tumble prison roommate when Erica was convicted of killing Kent Bogard.Charlie Brent :(Ian Washman, 1972-1976; Brian Lima, 1976-1980; Josh Hamilton, 1985; Robert Duncan McNeill, 1986-1988; Charles Van Eman, 1990-1991; Christopher Lawford, 1992-1996)
First-born grandson of Joe and Ruth, son of Tara and Phil. Named Philip Charles Brent, originally believed to be Chuck Tyler's son. Married to Cecily; has one child.Phil Brent :(Richard Hatch, 1970-72; Nick Benedict, 1973-1975, 1975-1977, 1988; Jordan Charney, 1975)
Adopted son of Ruth and her late husband Ted Brent. Birth father to Charlie. Had affair with Tara Martin and later married her. Died in 1981. Often referred to as Philip Brent, Sr because of his son with Tara.

C

Alexander Cambias, Sr. :(Ronald Guttman, 2003. 2007-)
Father to Zach (born Alexander Jr.) and Michael. Married to Amelia. Faked his own death. Is the Satin Slayer killer.Amelia Cambias :(Claire Byrne, 2006- {In flashbacks only})
Mother to Zach (born Alexander Jr.) and Michael. Married to Alexander Sr and had affair with Raymond Jerkins. Fell to her death.Ethan Cambias :(James Scott, 2004-2006)
Raised by Stanley and Edith Ramsey, biological son of Zach Slater and Hannah Nichols. Engaged to be married to Simone Torres. Murdered as a result of the Mardi Gras Ball explosion, caused by Janet Dillon.Michael Cambias :(William deVry, 2003)
Killed by Bianca (self-defense), father of Miranda Montgomery via rape. Brother of Zach, uncle to Ethan, son of Alexander Cambias, Sr. and Amelia.Jenny Colby Carey (2007)
The daughter of Krystal Carey Chandler and Tad Martin. Born April 11, 2007 at Chandler Mansion with the help of Krystal's step-daughter Colby Chandler. Named after Tad's late sister Jenny. Half-sister of Babe, Jamie and Kathy. Goddaughter of Jamie Martin and Colby Chandler.Krystal Carey Martin :(Bobbie Eakes, 2003-present)
Real name Hazel, uses Krystal because she liked the character Krystal from the television show Dynasty. Babe's mother. Adam Chandler's ex-wife. Jenny's mother. Currently married to Tad Martin.Babe Carey :(Alexa Havins, 2003-2007; Amanda Baker, 2007-present)
Daughter of David Hayward and Krystal Carey. Birth name is Arabella, but has not used it since her mother nicknamed her "Babe" because she was like her (Krystal) little baby doll. Marriage annulled from Paul Cramer. Multiple marriages to J.R. Chandler. Mother of Adam Chandler III.Adam Chandler :(David Canary, 1983-present)
Villainous multi-billionaire, twin brother of Stuart. 11 marriages: Althea Patterson, Brooke English, Erica Kane, Liza Colby (3 times), Dixie Cooney, Gloria Marsh, Natalie Marlow (invalid) and Arlene Vaughan. Father of Skye (Antoinette) Patterson (with Althea), Hayley Vaughan Santos (with Arlene), Adam "J.R." Chandler, Jr. (with Dixie), Anna Claire (with Gloria).
Lives at 300 River Road, Pine Valley, Pennsylvania 19010.Adam "J.R." Chandler :(Charlotte and Margaret Baughman, 1989-1992; Kevin Alexander, 1992-1996; Jesse McCartney, 1998-2001; Jonathan Bennett, 2001-2002; Andrew Ridings, 2002-2003; Jacob Young, 2003- present)
Son of Adam and Dixie, known as J.R. Chandler. Married Babe Carey three times (one marriage invalid). Father of Adam Chandler III.Adam Chandler III
(Aidan and Liam O'Donnell, 2004-2005; Jarred Sturman and Shane Passaro (alternating), 2005-present)
Son of J.R. Chandler and Babe Carey.Charlotte Chandler
Sister to Adam and Stuart Chandler. Mother to Ross Chandler. Soon after giving birth to Ross, she killed herself.Colby Chandler :(Brianne and Morgan Mullen, 2000; Kathryn Newton, 2001-2004; Ambyr Childers, 2006-2008; Brianne Moncrief, 2008-)
Daughter of Adam Chandler and Liza Colby. Julie Chandler :(Stephanie Winters, 1985-1986; Lauren Holly, 1986-1989)
Biological daughter of Mark Dalton & Elizabeth Carlyle, niece to Erica Kane. Adopted by Ross Chandler & Ellen Tucker Chandler.Ross Chandler :(Robert Gentry, 1985-1990)
Nephew of Adam and Stuart.Scott Chandler :(Philip Amelio, 1988-1991; Shane McDermott, 1995-1996; Daniel Cosgrove, 1996-1998); Forbes March, 1999-2000)
Adopted son of Stuart Chandler. Mother was Cindy Parker.Skye Chandler Quartermaine :(Antoinette Byron, 1986-1987; Robin Christopher, 1987-1991, 2000; Carrie Genzel, 1996-1997)
Initially raised as the adoptive daughter of Adam Chandler and his first wife Althea. Her adoption was later revealed to be illegal. Wife of Tom Cudahy.Stuart Chandler :(David Canary, 1984-present)
Twin brother of Adam. Local artist and painter. Husband of Marian Colby.Henry Chen :(Ivan Shaw, 2003)
Maggie's former Chinese-American boyfriend. His family operated an Asian restaurant and wanted him to continue the family business rather that persuing a career as a doctor.Liza Colby :(Marcy Walker, 1981-1984, 1995-2004, Alice Haining, 1984)
Daughter of Marian and Larry Colby. Romantic liaison with Tad Martin and marriage with Adam Chandler. Fell in love with Dr. Cliff Warner. Television producer who left Pine Valley to move to Baltimore, Maryland. Mother to Colby Chandler.Marian Chandler:(Jennifer Bassey, 1983-1987, 1989, 1995-present)
Liza's mother who also married Stuart Chandler after early year fling with Tad Martin while married to Larry Colby.Henry Collins :(Bruce Kirkpatrick, 2000)
Father of Ricky. A cop for 15 years on the force, but his co-workers on the force call him Hank the Tank.Ricky Collins :(Tim Duffey, 2000)
A troubled teen runaway from his father Henry. Ceara Connor :(Genie Francis, 1990-1992)
An con artist and incest victim, married to Jeremy Hunter until her death. Niece of Myrtle Fargate.Dixie Cooney Martin :(Kari Gibson, 1988-1989; Cady McClain, 1989-1996, 1998-2002, 2005-2007)
Niece of Palmer, first married to Adam (marriage invalid) and later to Tad and affair with David, mother of J.R., with Adam and Kathy with Tad.Daisy Cortlandt :(Gillian Spencer, 1980-1989, 1995)
Divorced wife of Palmer, mother of Nina.Nina Cortlandt :(Taylor Miller, 1979-1984, 1986-1989; Heather Stanford, 1984-1985; Barbara Kearns, 1985-1986)
Palmer's daughter and married to Cliff Warner and stepmother to Bobby and mother of Michael. Also married to Matthew Connolly. Fell in love with Benjamin Sago.Palmer Cortlandt :(James Mitchell, 1979-present)
Industrialist, formerly wed to Daisy, Donna Beck, Cynthia Preston,Natalie Hunter, Opal Sue Gardner and Vanessa Bennett; father to Ross, Nina and Peter.Opal Cortlandt:(Dorothy Lyman, 1981-1984; Jill Larson, 1989-present)
Mother of Tad Martin, Jenny Gardner, Peter Cortlandt & Adrian Sword. Ex-wife to Palmer.Petey Cortlandt :(Jack McKillop, 1997-1999; Casey Gunther, 1999-2002; Mitchel Federan, 2001-?)
Son of Opal and Palmer. Returned to show on July 11th, 2008.Will Cortlandt :(Lonnie Quinn, 1988-1989; James Patrick Stuart, 1989-1992)
Dixie's brother, married Hayley. Murdered by Janet Green.Leslie Coulson :(Colleen Dion, 1999-2001)
An attorney, had flings & affairs with David and Tad. Currently in a mental institution for treatment.Tom Cudahy :(Richard Shoberg, 1977-1995- present)
Husband to Erica, Brooke, Skye, and Livia.

D

Ellen Dalton:(Kathleen Noone, 1977-1989)
First coming to town as "Ellen Shepherd" with a teenage daughter, Devon. She fell in love and wed Mark Dalton, then Ross Chandler and again Mark. Also had romance with Paul Martin. Hired by Nick Davis to work at the Chateau.Mark Dalton:(Mark LaMura, 1976-1985, 1986-1989)
Erica's half-brother.Bitsy Davidson: (Ann Flood, 1988-1989)
Friend of Phoebe Wallingford. Mother of Cecily Davidson. Flirted with Cliff Warner.Cecily Davidson :(Rosa Langshadwt Nevin, 1986-1989, 1994-1996)
Wife to Nico Kelly and Charlie Brent.Nick Davis :(Larry Keith, 1970-1978, intermittent guest appearances since)
Father of Phil Brent, on-again off-again lover to Erica.Michael Delaney :(Chris Bruno, 1995-1997)
Laurel's brother who is gay and a teacher.Aidan Devane :(Aiden Turner, 2002-present)
Anna's nephew with romances with Kendall, Anita, Erin, & Di. Currently involved with Greenlee.Alex Devane :(Finola Hughes, 1999-2001)
Anna's twin sister. Married to Dimitri.Anna Devane :(Finola Hughes, 2001-2003)
Former police chief from both Port Charles and Pine Valley. Mother of Robin Scorpio and Leora Hayward (deceased).Charlotte Devane : (Samantha Eggar, 2000-2001)
International crime lord. Mother of Alexandra Devane Marick -- later proven to be the step-sister of Alex's real mother. Imprisoned somewhere but has influence while behind bars. Sent an assassin to kill Anna Devane but accidentally killed Gillian.Gabriel Devane : (Eric Dearborn, 2001)
Half-brother to Anna and Alex Devane. Was held captive in a cage by Charlotte Devane for years. Had a brief romance with Rosa Santos before leaving to live in Budapest with Alex and Dimitri.Amanda Dillon :(Alexis Manta, 1996-2000; Chrishell Stause, 2005-present)
Trevor's daughter with Janet Marlowe, later adopted by Natalie. Had fling with J.R. & romance with Jamie.Janet Marlowe Dillon :(Kate Collins, 1991-1992, 2005-2006, 2007; Robin Mattson, 1994-2000, Melody Anderson one day in 1993)
Natalie's mentally ill sister and later wife to Trevor. Terrorizes Pine Valley as Janet Green. Mother of Amanda and two never-mentioned sons.Natalie Marlowe Dillon :(Kate Collins, 1985-1992; Melody Anderson (1992-1993)
Former nurse and wife to Alex Hunter. Later married to Jeremy Hunter, Palmer Cortlandt and Trevor. Brain dead after an accident, died after Trevor disconnected her life support.Tim Dillon :(Tommy J. Michaels, 1990-1999; Dylan Fergus, 2002)
Natalie's son with Alex Hunter, later adopted by Trevor.Trevor Dillon :(David Jordan, 1989; James Kiberd, 1989-2000)
Former detective and husband to Natalie, Laurel and Janet. Hayley's uncle. Step-father of Tim, father of Amanda. Murdered by wife Janet Dillon and placed in freezer with psychotic hopes of later thawing him out. Raquel Dion Santos : (Carolyn Neff, 1998-1999; Ara Celi, 1999)
First wife of Mateo Santos. Mother of Max.Allie Doyle :(Alla Korot, 1997-1998)
Former lover of David Hayward and Jake Martin. Faked medical credentials; left town to go to medical school for real.Leo du Pres :(Josh Duhamel, 1999-2002)
Half-brother of David Hayward; marriages to Laura and Greenlee. Presumed dead after a fall with Vanessa from Miller's Falls.
Cellular telephone number 555-6208.

E

Edward English:(Unknown actor, 1981)
Phoebe English's younger brother. He is also Brooke English's father. He later died in 1981. He was married to drug lordess Jane "Cobra" English. Formerly married to Jane Dobrin. Jane "Cobra" English:(Patricia Barry)
A drug lord. She was also married to Edward English.Brooke English :(Julia Barr, 1976-1981, 1982-2006)
Phoebe's niece with romances to Benny, Tom, Tad, Edmund and Jim Thomasen. Married Tom, Adam, Tad and Edmund. Mother of Jamie Martin. Mother to Laura Cudahy (deceased - killed by drunk driver) and adoptive mother to Laura English.Agnes Eckhardt :(Agnes Nixon, 2005)
A longstanding board member of Pine Valley Hospital. She pursuaded Joe Martin (AMC, to move from California and work at PVU. She first appeared at Dr. Martin's 35th annivarsary and later, appeared at Phoebe English's funeral.

F

Myrtle Lum Fargate :(Eileen Herlie, 1976-2008)
Former carnie. Mother of Rae Cummings, grandmother of Skye Chandler, great-grandmother of Lila Rae Alcazar. Surrogate mother to both Kitty Shea and Kelly Cole. Widow of Nigel Fargate.Richard Fields :(James A. Stephens, 1993)
Movie actor who raped Erica on her 14th birthday, resulting in Kendall Hart. Father of Trey Kenyon (Mother: Vanessa Hayward).Kit Fisher :(Paige Rowland, 1998-1999)
Jackson's long lost sister, Christine Montgomery.Reverend Eliot Freeman :(Stan Albers, 1988-1999; David Beecroft, 2000-2001)Danielle Frye :(Tanisha Lynn, 2004-2007)
Derek and Mimi's daughter.Derek Frye :(William Christian, 1991-2005; Charles Parnell, 2005-2007; Jerome Preston Bates, 2007-present)
Local police detective, later police chief. Married and divorced from Mimi Reed. Dated Opal Courtlandt. Brother to Livia Cudahy.Livia Frye :(Tonya Pinkins, 1991-1995, 2003-present)
Derek's sister and attorney. Married to Tom. Mother of Terrence, adopted mother of Jamal.Terrence Frye :(Dondre Whitfield, 1991-1994)
Adopted son of Livia and Tom Cudahy. Biological son of Alex McIntyre.

G

Jenny Gardner :(Kim Delaney, )
Opal's daughter, had a romance and marriage with Greg. Died from a jet-ski explosion accident set up by her former lover.Ray Gardner :(Gil Rogers, )
Opal's husband, maniacal father of Jenny and Tad (who was abandoned and then adopted by the Martins), died in explosion (that he set up himself) in an attempt to rescue Jenny.Robert "Rob" Gardner :(David Rasche, 2008)
Brother of the late Ray Gardner. Uncle to Tad and Tad's late sister Jenny Gardner. Esther Glynn :(Ann McDonough, 1997, 2000)
Found Maria's baby after Erica's car went off the bridge, fell in love with Stuart.Millicent Greenlee :(Joanne Bayes, Briefly in 1999; Mary Louise Wilson, August 26th, 1999 to 2001)
Mother of Mary Smythe, grandmother of Greenlee. She is the bossy town gossip --- with a very, very, very rich husband. Millicent took delight in ridiculing anyone who was not up to her social status or anyone she felt was less of a person than herself. She head the Preserving Historical Architectural Treasures (PHAT) committee. Woodruff Greenlee :(John Carter, )
Father of Mary Smythe, grandfather of Greenlee. Though little of his past is known, there are two indisputable facts about Woodruff Greenlee --- he is extremely rich and he is hopelessly devoted to his granddaughter, Greenlee. He is the owner and CEO of Greenlee Investments and was an investor in incredibledreams.com.Edmund Grey :(John Callahan, )
Novelist who romanced with and married Maria. Bludgeoned to death by Jonathan Lavery left to die in a fire in the Wildwind barn. Half brother of Dimitri Marick. Several engagements to Brooke. Father of Sam and Maddie.
Lived at Wildwind, located at 3900 Glenview Road, Pine Valley, Pennsylvania 19010.Maddie Grey :(Jordan Michael Vance, ; Andrea and Julia Cambra, 1998-April 2001; Paulina Gerzon, April ; Aryana Rodriguez, November 5, )
Daughter of Maria and Edmund, full name Madeline Flora Grey, kidnapped as a baby by Erica.Samuel Grey :(Alison and Meghan Tuma, ; Michael Resh, ; Michael Deutchman, ; Shadoe Brandt, 2002 - 2004; Bobby Steggert, 2005)
Son of Bobby Warner and Kelsey Jefferson, adopted by Edmund and Maria.

H

Tina Harding :(Sara Hugh, 1999-2001)
Former sign language interpreter at Pine Valley Hospital. Had brief relationship with Adrian Sword. Sydney Harris :(Taylor Gildersleeve, 2006-2007)
Assistant housekeeper at Chandler Mansion. niece of Winifred. On and off again friend with Colby Chandler and Sean Montgomery.Kendall Hart :(Sarah Michelle Gellar, 1993-1995; Alicia Minshew, 2002-present)
Erica's daughter from rape by Richard Fields, given up for adoption at birth. Romances with Del Henry, Ryan, Michael Cambias, Ethan Cambias and Aidan. Annulled marriage with Anton Lang, currently wed to Zach, had Ryan's baby via surrogacy gone awry. Mother to Spike (father Ryan) and Ian (father Zach)David Hayward :(Vincent Irizarry, 1997-1998, 1998-2006)
Villainous doctor with romances with Erica, Dixie and Anna. Son of Vanessa Bennett. Father to Babe Carey and Leora Hayward(deceased). Left town and sent a farewell videotape.
Telephone number 555-9845. Leora Hayward : (Elizabeth and Hailey {Last Name Unknown}, 2003}
Deceased daughter of David Hayward and Anna Devane. Named for David's brother Leo du Pres. Half-sisters to Robin Scorpio (GH) and Babe Carey Chandler. Pam Henderson : (Patina Renea Miller, 2007-}
Erica's new producer on New Beginnings. Del Henry :(Winsor Harmon, 1994-1995; Alec Musser, 2005-2007)
Kendall's ex-boyfriend. Half-brother of Dixie Cooney, brother of Di Henry.Di Henry :(Kelli Giddish, 2005-2007)
Half-sister of Dixie, sister of Del, pretended to be Dixie coming back from the dead.Angie Baxter Hubbard :(Debbi Morgan, 1982-1990, 2008-present Saundra Quarterman, 1990-1991)
Former doctor with a romance with Jesse and resident of Pine Valley, Corinth and Soho.Frankie Hubbard :(Z. Wright, 1986-1991; Jason Olive, 2002); Cornelius Smith, Jr., 2007-)
Jesse and Angie's son. With Mia, father of William.Jesse Hubbard :(Darnell Williams, 1981-1988, 2008-present)
Police detective with a long romance with Angie. He was shot and killed. Often appears as a ghost in 1994 and 2001.

J

Kelsey Jefferson :(TC Warner, 1995-1998)
Joe's granddaughter with an annulled marriage to Bobby. Biological mother of Sam Grey.Raymond Jenkins :(Sam Freed, 2007)
Had an affair with Zach's deceased Mother before her death. Was JR's nurse.Zora Jones :(Catrina Ganey, 2001-2002)
Nurse at Pine Valley hospital. Later hired by Brooke to be long term caregiver to Laura English after her heart transplantTanner Jordan :(Vince Poletto, 1996-1997)
Friend of Mateo's. Drugged and raped Hayley.

K

Eric Kane:
Hollywood movie director. Father of Erica Kane, Silver Kane and Mark Dalton. Left Pine Valley when Erica was very young. Once faked his death and worked as a circus clown named 'Barney'. Died in Las Vegas in 2004.Erica Kane :(Susan Lucci, 1970-present)
Model-turned-makeup executive. Married 10 times (only seven were valid), including Jeff Martin, Phil Brent, Dr. Chuck Tyler, Tom Cudahy, Dimitri Marrick (twice), Adam Chandler (twice), Travis Montgomery (twice) and now Jackson Montgomery. Mother of Kendall Hart-Slater, Bianca Montgomery, & Joshua Madden. Step-mother of Greenlee Smythe-DuPres-Lavery, Reginald Montgomery, & Lillian Montgomery. Grandmother of Miranda Montgomery, Ian Slater and Spike Lavery. Mother-in-law of Zach Slater.Mona Kane :(Frances Heflin, 1970-1994)
Erica Kane's kindhearted mother. Worked as a secretary/and married Dr. Tyler at Pine Valley Hospital. Rival to Phoebe Tyler. Suffered from cancer and died in 1994.

Silver Kane

Half sister to Erica Kane

Goldie Kane

Mother to Silver Kane; Step mother to Erica Kane. Dr. Christina Karras-Martin : (Robin Strasser, 1976-1979)
Once engaged to Dr. David Thornton. Was Jeff Martin's 3rd wife.Belinda Keefer :(Amelia Marshall, 1996-1999)
Noah's sister.Grace Keefer :(Lynne Thigpen)
Noah's auntNoah Keefer :(Keith Hamilton Cobb, 1994-1996)
Married to Julia, nephew of Grace, murdered in 2005 on Garret Williams' orders.Trey Kenyon :(Sam Page, 2002-2003)
Son of Vanessa Bennet and Richard Fields. Half brother of David Hayward and Leo du Pres, also half brother of Kendall Hart. Dr. Jonathan Kinder :(Bruce Thomas, 1995; Michael Sabatino, 1995-1996)
Husband of Skye Quartermaine when she went by 'Toni', held Skye captive and kidnapped Bianca, in prison.Laura Kirk English :(Lauren E. Roman, 1996-1998; Laura Allen, 2000-2002)
Brooke's adopted daughter and formerly wed to Leo.Lena Kundera :(Olga Sosnovska, 2003-2004)
Bianca's second lover (first was Sarah who she met while at a clinic for her eating disorder). She went back to Poland.

L

Anton Lang :(Rudolf Martin, 1993-1996)
Long lost son to Dimitri Marick. His mother Corvina Lang (a Marick maid) had seduced a young drunken Dimitri, who remembered nothing of this encounter. Annulled marriage to Kendall Hart.Boyd Larraby :(Marc Menard, 2002-2004)
Chemist who fell for Kendall and helped cover up the Michael Cambias murder.Annie Lavery :(Melissa Claire Egan, 2006-present)
Mother to Emma. Married to Ryan Lavery.Braden Lavery :(Zen Gesner, 1997-1998; Joe Murphy, 2005)
Brother of Ryan, Jonathan, and Erin Lavery. Severely abused as a child. Raped Kit Fisher. Murdered by Jonathan.Emma Lavery :(Lucy Merriam, 2006-present)
Daughter of Ryan and Annie Lavery. Half-sister to Spike Lavery.Erin Lavery :(Connie Fletcher, 2005-2006)
Sister of Braden, Jonathan and Ryan Lavery. Was the only family member not abused by their father. Murdered by serial killer the Satin Slayer.Jonathan Lavery :(Jeff Branson, 2004-present)
Ryan's youngest brother, suffered the worse abuse from their father Patrick, a brain tumor made him beat his girlfriend Lorraine Rossiter, mentally and physically abuse fiancee Maggie Stone, murder Braden, Edmund Grey and Steve the bodyguard, then kidnap Kendall, Greenlee and Lily before blowing up the cave he held them captive in. Presumed dead until Ryan located him living with Erin in Nova Scotia. Was married to Lily Montgomery but the union was annulled.Ryan Lavery :(Cameron Mathison, 1998-2002, 2003-present)
Con man turned ad salesman, turned executive. Married to Gillian who died by gunshot wound to the head, involved in a romance with Kendall but left town after finding her with Aidan Devane. Divorced from Greenlee. Husband to Annie. Father to Emma (with Annie) and Spike (with Kendall) Lavery. Spike Lavery :(unknown number of children his first few months; Ava and Julia Farrar, 2006-2007; Alexander, Benjamin, and Caleb Eckstein, 2007-)
Son of Ryan Lavery and Kendall Hart Slater.Laurie Lewis :(Alexandra Daddario, 2002-2003)
J.R.'s former girlfriend.Marje Luper :(Becky Ann Baker, 2007)
Mother to Zoe Luper, a rock star formerly known as Zarf. Zoe Luper :(Jeffrey Carlson, 2006-2007)
A transgender lesbian rock star formerly known as Zarf. She was suspected of being the Satin Slayer but was cleared of the charges. Born Frederick "Freddie" Luper. Returned to London, England in April of 2007 to continue her transition and begin work on a new rock album.

M

Greg Madden :(Ian Buchanan, 2005-2006)
Doctor who claims to have implanted Erica's fetus into his wife who then gave birth to Josh then, raising Josh as his and Emily's son. Allowed Dixie to believe she was dying, so she could sign her and Tad's daughter, Kate, away, into adoption. Deceased; buried alive in park, by unknown to get information about the whereabouts of Kate, but suffocated due to minor earthquake. Recently it was revealed that Tad Martin was the one who buried Greg, through admission to Dixie Martin. However, the police have not become aware of Tad's guilt yet.Josh Madden :(Scott Kinworthy, 2005; Colin Egglesfield, 2005-present)
Supervising producer of Erica's show; determined to ruin her career. Originally the son of Greg and Emily Madden, he was later revealed to be the long-lost son of Jeff Martin and Erica Kane, which was connected to Erica's abortion.Dimitri Marick :(Michael Nader, 1991-1999, 2000-2001; Anthony Addabbo, 2001)
Hungarian count with marriages to Erica Kane, Gloria Marsh and Alexandra Devane. Half brother of Edmund Grey. Cousin to Gillian Andrassy.Gloria Marsh :(Teresa Blake, 1991-1998)
Former nurse with failed marriages to Adam and Dimitri. Only child was the stillborn Anna Claire.Bobby Martin :(Mike Bersell, 1970)
Joe and Helen's son. Mysteriously disappeared and was never mentioned again. He went up to the attic to get his skis and never came down. Many years later, Opal is locked in the attic and finds a skeleton wearing a ski cap with the name "Bobby" on it. However, it is never confirmed that the skeleton is actually Bobby or if it was just meant as an "in joke" for those fans who recalled the character. Jake Martin :(Michael Lowry, 1996-2000; J. Eddie Peck, 2000-2003) Ricky Paull Goldin (2008 - present)
Joe and Ruth's doctor son. Named after Joe. Married to Emily Ann Sago and Allie Doyle. Jake's original name was Joey.
His loft's address is 72 Valley Road, Pine Valley, Pennsylvania 19010.Dr. Carolyn Finn-Martin: (Amanda Hall Roger, 2003)
A physician with "Doctors Without Borders". Formerly married to Jake Martin.James "Jamie" Martin :(Micah Alberti, 2002-2003; Justin Bruening, 2003-2007)
Son of Tad and Brooke. Romanced sister-in-law Babe Carey Chandler and Julia Santos Keefer.Dr. Jeff Martin :(Christopher Lofton, 1970; Charles Frank, 1970-1975, 1988, 1995; Robert Perault, 1976-1977; James O'Sullivan, 1977-1979; Jeffrey Byron, 1986-1987; John James, 2006-present)
Joe and Helen's doctor son. Sister to Tara. Married to Erica (later annulled), Mary Kinnecott, Christina Karras. Doctor to Tad when he was pushed out of a car by Ray Garner as a child. Later, Tad lived with Jeff and Mary, who considered adopting him. Tried for the murder of Jason Maxwell. Biological father of Josh Madden, his & Erica's long-lost son which was connected to her abortion.Dr. Joe Martin :(Ray MacDonnell, 1970-present)
Local doctor and head of the Martin family.Kate Martin :(Kate Harrington, 1970; Christine Thomas, 1970; Kay Campbell, 1970-1985)
Beloved Grandmother, Mother of Joe and Paul Martin, matriarch of Martin family.Margo Flax Martin :(Eileen Letchworth, 1972-1976)
Was married to Paul Martin from 1974 to 1976. Former model and roommate of Erica. Mother of Claudette. Ex-wife of Harry. Made Jason Maxwell believe that he was the the father of Claudette to get child support money for Claudette's private schools and her lavish wedding to Spenser Montgomery.Paul Martin :(Ken Rabat, 1970-72; William Mooney, 1972-1982, 1984-1985, 1995)
Son of Kate and Herny Martin, brother Joe. Was believed to be dead, but was really in a Korean prison as a P.O.W. Hired by Clint Buchanan to come to Llanview to defend Victoria Buchanan for a murder trial. Was married to Margo and Ann. Father of Elizabeth Martin.Ruth Martin :(Mary Fickett, 1970-1996, 2000; Lee Meriwether, 1996-1999, 2002, 2003-present)
Nurse, widow of Ted Brent, second wife of Joe Martin, adoptive mother of Phil Brent and Tad Martin, mother of Jake Martin. Sister to Amy.Tad Martin :(Michael E. Knight, 1982-1986, 1988-1990, 1992-present)
Opal's biological son with Ray Gardner. Adopted by Joe & Ruth Martin. Marriages to Dottie, Hillary, Brooke, & Dixie. Romanced mother & daughter Marian and Liza Colby, Simone Torres, Krystal Carey Chandler, & Di Henry.
Pennsylvania License Plate GYV 903.Tara Martin :(Karen Lynn Gorney, 1970-1974, 1996; Stephanie Braxton, 1974-1976, Nancy Frangione, 1977-1979, 1985, Mary Lynn Blanks, 1979-1980)
Joe's daughter with his first wife, Helen. Failed marriages to Chuck Tyler, Philip Brent, Jim Jefferson. Mother of Charlie Brent and Kelsey Jefferson. Friend of Tom Cudahy. Bonnie McFadden :(Unknown babies, 1979; Francesca and Daniela Serra, 1981 {alternating role})
Daughter Devon Shepherd McFadden and her husband Wally. Granddaughter of Ellen Shepherd Dalton.Devon Shepherd McFadden :(Tricia Pursley, 1977-1981, 1983-1984)
Daughter of Ellen Shepherd. Wife of Wally McFadden. Mother of Bonnie. Had affair with Sean Cudahy. Study drama at Pine Valley University. Later considered a lesbian affair with Dr. Lynn Carson.Wally McFadden :(Jack Magee, 1978-1980; Nigel Reed, 1980; Patrick Skelton, 1980-1981, 1984)
Husband of Devon. Father of Bonnie. Romance with Betsy Kinnecott.Kathy Mershon :(Alexa Gerasimovich, Late December 2006-present)
Adopted daughter of friend of Julia. Unknown to everybody but Adam Chandler that she is birth daughter of Tad and Dixie. Currently being raised by Julia.Barbara Montgomery :(Susan Pratt, 1987-1991, 2007)
Ex-wife of Tom Cudahy, widow of Travis Montgomery (married twice). Mother to Molly & Sean.Bianca Montgomery :(Jessica Leigh Falborn, 1988-1991; Caroline Wilde, 1991; Lacey Chabert, 1993; Gina Gallagher, 1993-1997; Nathalie Paulding, 1997-1998; Eden Riegel, 2000-2005, 2006-2007)
Daughter of Erica Kane and Travis Montgomery. Half-sister of Kendall Hart & Josh Madden. Niece of Jackson Montgomery. She has suffered Reye's Syndrome, anorexia nervosa, and a rape by Michael Cambias which produced a child, her daughter Miranda Mona Montgomery. Admitted she was gay in 2000. Lived in Paris with her daughter Miranda and her partner Maggie Stone. Moved back to Pine Valley in Fall of 2006. Returned to Paris in April, 2007 with Miranda.Claudette Montgomery :(Paulette Breen, 1975; Susan Plantt-Winston, 1977-1980)
Sexy, spoiled rotten daughter of Margo Flax Martin and Harry Flax. First husband was Spenser Montgomery. She gave Erica Kane a run for her money as the show's young villainess in 1975. After going to jail for cocaine possession, a somewhat reformed Claudette came to Pine Valley in 1977 and once again bumped heads with Erica after making goo goo eyes at Nick Davis, Erica's current pursuit. Erica schemed to send Claudette back to prison by planting drugs in her purse. Nick Davis retrieved the drugs and placed them back in Erica's purse which later led to Erica's arrest for drug possession. Claudette unsuccessfully attempted to snare Linc Tyler. Her end came after she killed Eddie Dorrance because he stole her stocks in Unirest. She died in 1980 as the result of a car accident.Jackson Montgomery :(Walt Willey, 1987-present)
District attorney and romance with Erica. Formerly married to Laurel. Married Erica Kane in 2005. Father of Lily and Greenlee.
Lived at 400 Lake Drive, Apartment 3G, Pine Valley, Pennsylvania 19010.Lily Montgomery :(Michelle Trachtenberg, 1993-1996; Mischa Barton, Christmas 1995; Shayna Levine, 2002; Leven Rambin, 2004-2008)
Jackson's adopted daughter who has Autism Spectrum Disorder, Mother was Laurel Banning. Married Jonathan Lavery but it was annulled. Originally known as Lilly.Sean Montgomery :(Brent Weber, 2006-Present)
Son of Travis and Barbara Montgomery. Brother to Molly Montgomery. Half-Brother of Bianca Montgomery. Hald-Uncle to Miranda Montgomery. Jackson's nephew.Miranda Montgomery :(Raymond and Joseph Cartigiano, March 2004-August 2004; Hayley Evans, 2006)
Daughter of Bianca Montgomery and Michael Cambias, conceived when Michael Cambias raped her. Because she is a Cambias, biologically, she has shares of Cambias Industries. She is also the granddaughter of Erica Kane who has still yet to utter the words granddaughter. She gets around it by calling her "Bianca's baby".Reggie Montgomery :(Michael B. Jordan, 2003-2006)
Jackson's adopted son. Away at basketball camp.Travis Montgomery :(Larkin Malloy, 1987-1991, Daniel Hugh Kelly, 1993, 1994)
Jackson's brother and ex-husband to Erica. Father of Bianca, Molly and Sean. He died of a stroke.

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Naomi :(Rosie O'Donnell, 1996; 1997)
Cousin of Chandler maid Winifred.Enid Nelson :(Natalie Ross, 1981-1986; 1996)
Mother of Greg; Pine Valley socialite.Greg Nelson :(Laurence Lau, 1981-1986, 2008)
Son of Enid Nelson: Boyfriend to Liza Colby; Widowed husband to Jenny in 1984. In 1986, Greg left Pine Valley for Washington. Recently returned to Pine ValleyHannah Nichols :(Stacy Haiduk, 2007; 2007-2008 )
Biological mother of Ethan Cambias. Former Cambias maid who slept with and got pregnant by then Alex Jr. (now known as Zach).Richie Novak :(Billy Miller, 2007-2008)
Ex-convict. Son of Walter Novak and brother of Annie Lavery. Killed by Annie Lavery.Walter Novak :(Bob Hiltermann, 2007)
Father of Annie Lavery and Richie Novak. He is the grandfather of Emma Lavery. He is deaf due to being thrown out of a window by his son Richie Novak.

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Cindy Parker :(Ellen Wheeler, 1987-1989, 2000, 2001)
First wife of Stuart Chandler, mother of Scott Chandler. Died of AIDS complications.Karen Parker :(Ellen Wheeler, 1989)
Twin sister to Cindy, aunt to Scott Chandler. Kidnapped Dixie and Adam's baby JR and demanded a $1 million ransom.Cynthia Preston :(Jane Elliott, 1984-1986)
A gold digger who married Palmer Cortlandt only to cheat on him. She was exposed for the fraud that she was and left town humiliated.

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Randi:(Denise Vasi, 2008-)
Prostitue. Love interest of Frankie Hubbard.Marissa Rampal :(Nancy Addison Altman, 1989)Mimi Reed :(Shari Headley, 1991-1994, 1995, 2005)
Former police officer and Derek's ex-wife.Juan Pablo :(Tomy Dunster, 2003-2004)
A venture capitalist and playboy. Multimillionaire from Argentina. Dated Greenlee.Carlos Reyes :(Maximillian Alexander, 2003)
Juan Pablo's brother.Pierce Riley : (Jim Fitzpatrick, June 1995-May 1996; Greg Wrangler, April 1996-August 1996; Maxwell Caulfield, November 1996-June 11th 1997)
Recluse that lived in a cabin outside of Pine Valley. Befriended Janet Green and Laura Kirk. Dated Brooke EnglishMike Roy : (Nicholas Surovy)
Ghost writer hired to help Erica to write her autobiography "Raising Kane". Mike was the one great love of Erica. He was killed as a result of an undercover story he was working on with Brooke. Erica never forgave her.Taylor Roxbury-Cannon : (Ingrid Rogers (1992-1995); Kelli Taylor (1995 to 1996)
A police officer.

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Benny Sago :Larry Flieshman 1976-1979 (Vasili Bogazianos, 1980-1990, 2005)
Limo driver and man about house for "Duchess" Phoebe Tyler Wallingford. Romances with Brooke English, Estelle LaTour, Edna Thornton, Donna Tyler Beck, and Nina Cortlandt. Marriages to Edna, Estelle, and Donna. Father (with Estelle; adopted by Donna) of Emily Ann SagoAnita Santos :(Darlene Dahl, 1995-1997; Natalia Cigliuti, 2004-2006)
Maria and Julia's sister. Divorced from Bobby Warner, brief romance with Aiden.Hector Santos :(Raúl Dávila, 1994-1996)
Father of Maria, Julia, Mateo, Anita, and Rosa.Isabella Santos :(Socorro Santiago, 1993-2004; Maryann Urbano, 2004, 2007)
Mother of Maria, Julia, Mateo, Anita, and Rosa.Julia Santos (Deceased) :(Sydney Penny, 1993-1996, 1997, 2002, 2005-2008)
Maria's sister, nurse at Pine Valley Hospital, spent nine years in Witness Protection, Noah's widow. Romanced by Jamie Martin. Surrogate "aunt" to Kathy. Shot by Rob Gardner and died as a result.Dr. Maria Santos Grey:(Eva LaRue Callahan, 1993-1997, 2002-2005)
A doctor who had an off-screen romance and marriage with Edmund. Adoptive mother of Sam, biological mother of Maddie. Mateo Santos :(Mark Consuelos, 1995-2002)
Maria and Julia's brother who began a popular romance with Hayley, who he married. With Hayley, father of Enzo. Father of Max.Rosa Santos : (Catherine Gardner 1995-1998, 2000; Alana de la Garza, 2001)
Maria, Julia, Anita and Mateo's sister.Mia Saunders :(Amelia Heinle, 2001-2004)
Liza's long lost sister. Mother of William, who was given up for adoption.Kevin Sheffield : (Ben Jorgensen, 1996-1998)
Former homosexual waiter at Holiday's. Barry Shire : (Larry Pine, 1997-1999; Joel Fabiani, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2007)
Adam Chandler's family lawyer.Ian Slater
Son of Kendall Hart-Slater and husband Zach Slater. Born premature on July 26, 2007. His is the younger half-brother to Spike Lavery and Ethan Cambias.Zach Slater :(Thorsten Kaye, 2004-present)
Formerly known as Alexander Cambias Jr. A casino owner who began an affair with Maria, and later was married to Kendall Hart. Father of Ethan Cambias along with mother Hannah, a Cambias maid. Also father of Ian Slater with wife, Kendall Hart-Slater.Jasper Sloan :
Palmer's butler. Married Myra Murdoch, Palmer's housekeeper.Myra Sloan :
Palmer's housekeeper. Raised Nina. Nina's maternal grandmother. Daisy's mother.Greenlee Smythe :(Rebecca Budig, 1999-2005, 2008-present; Sabine Singh, 2007)
Greenlee, named after her mother's maiden name, is a rich debutante from one of Pine Valley's most prominent families; Founder and co-owner of Fusion Cosmetics; Widow of Leo du Pres; married Ryan Lavery 2004; miscarriage; divorced 2007. Daughter of Jackson Montgomery & Mary Greenlee; Lily Montgomery (half-sister; via adoption) Reginald Montgomery (half-brother; via adoption) Woodruff Greenlee (maternal grandfather) Millicent Greenlee (maternal grandmother) Travis Montgomery (paternal uncle; deceased) Christine Montgomery (paternal aunt) Bianca Christine Montgomery paternal cousin) Molly Montgomery (paternal cousin) Sean Montgomery (paternal cousin) Miranda Montgomery (paternal first cousin once removed).Mary Smythe :(Anna Stuart, 2002-present)
Greenlee's mother.Roger Smythe :(Mark Pinter, 2001)
Greenlee's late legal father. Died as a result of complications from a gunshot wound. Joni Stafford :(Amanda Seyfried, 2002-2003)
Former nanny for Maddie Grey. Dated Jamie Martin and kissed Reggie Porter.Chris Stamp :(Jack Scalia, 2001-2003)
Federal agent who began an affair with Erica. Died after he was shot and killed by a mobster. Erroneously revealed to be Ryan Lavery's biological father.Frankie Stone (Deceased) :(Elizabeth Hendrickson, 2001)
Maggie's twin sister who died after she was shot and killed. Cousin of David Hayward and Leo du Pres, niece of Vanessa Cortlandt. Was killed by one of her Aunt Vanessa's henchmen.Maggie Stone :(Elizabeth Hendrickson, 2002-2005, 2007)
Frankie's twin sister who became best friends with Bianca. Came to Pine Valley to try and determine who had killed her sister and why. Also cousin of David Hayward and Leo du Pres, niece of Vanessa Cortlandt. Lived in Paris with partner Bianca and her daughter, Miranda, who thought of Maggie as a second mother. Came back to Pine Valley in the fall of 2006. Returned to Paris at Bianca's request in February of 2007.Adrian Sword :(Mathew St. Patrick, 1998-2000)
Opal's biological son. Half-brother to Tad Martin, Jenny Gardner, and Peter Cortlandt.

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Jim Thomasen :(Roscoe Born, 1997; David Forsyth, 1997-1998)
Photographer who died after he was murdered by Brooke for having taken pornographic photographs of her minor daughter.Dr. David Thornton:(Paul Gleason, 1976-1978)Dottie Thornton:(Tasia Valenza, 1982-1986)
Briefly the wife of Tad Martin and mother of his child. She miscarried before their admittedly shotgun wedding but lied and didn't tell him. Once the truth came out, the marriage was over. Simone Torres :(Terri Ivens, 2001-2006)
Executive for Fusion cosmetics. Romance with Tad Martin, engaged to Ethan Cambias at the time of his death. Murdered by the Satin Slayer.Billy Clyde Tuggle : (Matthew Cowles), 1977-1980, 1984, 1989-1990)
Billy Clyde Tuggle a.k.a John Henry Rockefeller was a pimp who pimped out Donna & Estelle. Thought to be the daughter of Donna and Benny, Emily Ann Sago was actually the daughter of Billy & Estelle. Billy raped Estelle in 1980, and then buried her alive; he was later sent to jail. Romanced Dixie and eventually abducts Dixie and holes her up in a cabin for several days. Billy Clyde eventually dies when he went over a bridge in a struggle with Tad Martin. Dr. Charles Tyler : (Hugh Franklin, 1970-1983)
Husband to Phoebe and Mona, father of Lincoln. Deceased. Lincoln 'Linc' Tyler : (James Karen, 1970; Paul Dumont (1971); Nicholas Pryor (1971); Peter White (1974-1980, 1981, 1984, 1986, 1995, 2005)
Son of Charles Tyler and Phoebe Tyler. Successful attorney. Formerly, married to Kitty Shea. Currently, married to Kelly Cole. Kelly Cole Tyler : (Francesca James, 1978-1980)
Long lost, folk singing, twin sister of Kitty Shea. She married her deceased sister's husband, Lincoln Tyler.Kitty Shea Tyler : (Francesca James, 1973-1978)
A dance teacher she is the ex-wife of Nick Davis and deceased wife of Lincoln Tyler and twin sister of Kelly, she died of a brain tumor. Deceased.Becca Tyree :(Abigail Spencer, 1999-2001)
Former J.R.'s babysitter, dated Scott Chandler and Leo du Pres.

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Alfred Vanderpoole :(Bill Timoney, 1982-1986, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004)
High school friend of Liza Colby and Tad MartinArlene Vaughan :(Olivia Berkelund, 1995, 2000, 2001)
Hayley's alcohol-addicted mother. Brief marriage to Adam Chandler.Hayley Vaughan :(Kelly Ripa, 1990-2002)
Daughter of Adam Chandler & Arlene Vaughn. Niece of Trevor "Uncle Porkchop" Dillon. Brief marriages to Will Cortlandt and Alec McIntyre. Currently married to Mateo Santos. Mother to Lorenzo Hector Santos. She is a recovering alcoholic.Helga Voynitzeva :(Susan Willis, 1991-1992)

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Langley Wallingford :(Louis Edmonds, 1979-1995)
Came to Pine Valley as a con man, Lenny Vlasik. Passed himself off as Professor Wallingford, Myrtle Fargate outed him because she knew him from her carnival days. Former husband to Phoebe Tyler Wallingford. Father of Hillary.Phoebe Tyler Wallingford (aka "Duchess") :(Ruth Warrick 1970-2005)
Matriarch of Tyler Family. Queen of all Pine Valley society. Leader of the Daughters of Fine Lineage.Bobby Warner :(Brian Gaskill, 1995-1997; Christian Campbell, 2004-2005)
Biological son of Cliff Warner and Sybil Thorne. Legally adopted by Cliff's wife Nina after Sybil's death.Cliff Warner :(Peter Bergman, 1979-1987, 1988-1989)
Husband to Nina.Rain Wilkins :(Kelly Overton, October 2000 to February 2001)Garret Williams :(Lamman Rucker, 2005)Winifred :(Cheryl Hulteen, 1991 to present) {recurring}
Adam Chandler's maid. Aunt of Sydney Harris.

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