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Maeve Kinkead
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Birthdate

May 31, 1946

Birthplace

New York City, New York, USA

Spouse

Harry Streep (1980-present)

Children

2

Occupation

Actress

Years Active

1977-2009

Maeve Kinkead's daytime career began in 1977 when she joined the cast of Another World as Angie Perrini, a role she played until 1979. Kinkead joined Guiding Light in 1980 as Vanessa Reardon, a role she played off and off until the series cancellation in 2009. Kinkead has appeared on the web series Gotham.

Personal Life[]

Kinkead has been married to Harry Streep since 12/31/1980 and they have two children. Harry's sister is Academy Award Winner, Meryl Streep.

Soapography[]

  • Angie Perrini on Another World (1977-1979)
  • Vanessa Reardon on Guiding Light (06/02/1980-12/31/1988; 07/14/1989-07/05/2000; 09/15/2000; 06/04/2001-06/10/2002; 04/25/2005-05/11/2005; 12/16/2005-12/22/2005; 02/22/2006-09/19/2009)
  • Contessa on Days of our Lives (2001-2004)
  • Dinah Cummings on Gotham (2009)

Awards and Nominations[]

Daytime Emmy Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
1985 Supporting Actress Vanessa Reardon, Guiding Light N
1988 Supporting Actress Vanessa Reardon, Guiding Light N
1992 Supporting Actress Vanessa Reardon, Guiding Light W
1993 Lead Actress Vanessa Reardon, Guiding Light N
1995 Supporting Actress Vanessa Reardon, Guiding Light N

Soap Opera Digest Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
1988 Outstanding Supporting Actress - Daytime Vanessa Reardon, Guiding Light N
1992 Outstanding Supporting Actress - Daytime Vanessa Reardon, Guiding Light N
1993 Outstanding Lead Actress Vanessa Reardon, Guiding Light N
Preceded by
Jess Walton (1991)
Supporting Actress Winner
1992
Succeeded by
Ellen Parker (1993)
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