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Martha Madison
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Full Name

Martha Anne Butterworth

Birthdate

July 27, 1977

Birthplace

Newport News, Virginia, USA

Spouse

A.J. Gilbert (2007-present)

Children

1

Occupation

Actress

Years Active

2004-present

Martha Madison took over the role of Belle Black on Days of our Lives in 2004. Madison was let go from DAYS in 2008 when Belle and Shawn were written out. In 2011, Madison filled in for Rebecca Herbst on General Hospital. Madison also appears on the web series The Bay and appeared in 2012's Undercover Bridesmaid. Madison returned to DAYS in November 2015 and was written off again in September 2016. Madison has made several return guest appearances in 2017 and 2018.

Personal Life[]

Madison has been married to A.J. Gilbert since 08/25/2007.  They share one child: Charley Elizabeth (b. 11/03/2013).

Soapography[]

  • Belle Brady on Days of our Lives (08/10/2004-03/24/2008; 11/25/2015-09/12/2016; 01/24/2017-02/20/2017; 12/05/2017-12/28/2017; 03/22/2018-03/27/2018; 08/21/2018-07/09/2019; 06/08/2020-present)
  • Elizabeth Webber on General Hospital (06/08/2011-06/20/2011; temporary replacement)

Awards and Nominations[]

Daytime Emmy Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
2005 Special Fan Award - Irresistible Combination Shawn and Belle, Days of our Lives N
2016 Digital Drama Series Winterthorne N
2019 Supporting Actress Belle Black, Days of our Lives N

Soap Opera Digest Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
2005 Favorite Triangle Shawn, Belle and Philip, Days of our Lives N
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