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Rebecca Budig
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Full Name

Rebecca Jo Budig

Birthdate

June 26, 1973

Birthplace

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Occupation

Actress

Years Active

1995-2019

Rebecca Budig's daytime career began in 1995 when she joined Guiding Light as Michelle Bauer. Budig played the role until 1998 and the following year Budig joined All My Children as Greenlee Smythe. Budig stayed with AMC until 2005 when she opted to leave the show to pursue other opportunities. Budig returned to AMC in 2008 but only stayed for just over a year. Budig returned in late 2009 and stayed with the show until it's cancellation in 2011. Budig joined the cast of General Hospital in March 2015 in a recurring role which was written out in May 2015 but Budig return in August 2015 under contract.

Personal Life[]

Budig has been married to Michael Benson since 2012.  They share on child: Charlotte Jo (b. 09/2014). Formally married to Bob Guiney from 2004-2010 and Daniel Geller in 2000.

Soapography[]

  • Michelle Bauer on Guiding Light (11/30/1995-11/4/1998)
  • Greenlee Smythe on All My Children (08/11/1999-11/30/2005; 01/16/2008-02/17/2009; 03/19/2009; 12/22/2009-09/23/2011)
  • Hayden Barnes on General Hospital (03/20/2015-05/19/2015; 08/03/2015-09/05/2017; 07/08/2019-11/28/2019)

Awards and Nominations[]

Daytime Emmy Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
2001 Supporting Actress Greenlee Smythe, All My Children N
2002 Special Fan Award - America's Favorite Couple Leo and Greenlee, All My Children N
2003 Supporting Actress Greenlee Smythe, All My Children N
2005 Special Fan Award - Irresitible Combination Ryan and Greenlee, All My Children N
2014 Host in a Lifestyle/Travel Program The Better Show N
2020 Supporting Actress Hayden Barnes, General Hospital N

Soap Opera Digest Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
2001 Outstanding Younger Lead Actress Greenlee Smythe, All My Children N
2003 Outstanding Younger Lead Actress Greenlee Smythe, All My Children W

Online Film and Television Association Awards

Year Category Series W/N
2003 Supporting Actress in a Daytime Serial Greenlee Smythe, All My Children N
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