- Oct 29, 1960
- London, England, UK
Bio: Finola Hughes (born 29 October 1960 in London) is an English actress of Irish and Italian extraction who is best known for her portrayal of Anna Devane on the soap operas General Hospital and All My Children, and her portrayal of Anna Devane's identical twin sister, Dr. Alexandra Devane Marick, on All My Children.
In 1981, she originated the role of… More Bio: Finola Hughes (born 29 October 1960 in London) is an English actress of Irish and Italian extraction who is best known for her portrayal of Anna Devane on the soap operas General Hospital and All My Children, and her portrayal of Anna Devane's identical twin sister, Dr. Alexandra Devane Marick, on All My Children.
In 1981, she originated the role of Victoria in the London production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Cats.
Hughes also appeared on the sitcom Blossom, and as the X-Men character Emma Frost in the 1996 TV movie Generation X. She was also a frequent guest star on the television series Charmed playing The Charmed Ones' mother, Patricia "Patty" Halliwell. She also provided the voice of Lara Lor-Van, Kal-El's biological mother in Superman: The Animated Series.
Hughes starred in the 1983 John Travolta film Staying Alive, a sequel to Saturday Night Fever.
Married to Russell Young since 1992, Hughes is the mother of two sons. She left All My Children in 2003. She can currently be seen on the on The Style Network as the host of the makeover show, How Do I Look?.
Hughes won a Daytime Emmy in 1991, for Outstanding Lead Actress on General Hospital. She was nominated for the same category in 1990 for Anna, in 2000 for AMC as Alex, and, in 2002, as Anna.
It was announced in April 2006 that Hughes will return to GH in May 2006 as part of a May Sweeps period, in which three GH veterans will return.
Following a rise in ratings from her Sweeps return, Hughes recently returned to GH for a limited run through August. She is considering a full-time role on GH. Finola returns as Anna Devane on July 13, 2007 for another summer. Sources say Anna will become involved with Rick Springfield's character, Dr. Noah Drake.
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