Full detailed profile on Monica Quartermaine Played by Leslie Charleson on General Hospital Daytime Soap Opera.
Leslie Charleson (ABC)
Birthday: February 22, 1945
Michael visits the Quartermaines looking for AJ. Monica can't help and apologizes for insulting Carly when Michael is pleased AJ is working things out with Elizabeth. He doesn't think Carly would have anything to do with AJ since they are always at each other's throats. Monica remembers it being that way for her and Alan, then shudders to think it. AJ arrives. Michael informs him about "The Chew" booking and leaves. Monica suggests that AJ take Elizabeth to NY for a romantic evening.
At the Quartermaine's, Monica tells Elizabeth she can't see AJ. Liz sees his car. Monica admits he's home but thinks he's sleeping. Carly is sneaking downstairs and hears Elizabeth saying she wants to go up and check on him. She warns AJ. Monica tries to stop Liz as AJ comes downstairs. He invites her into the living room. They both don't like the way they left things. Elizabeth hopes it's not too late to fix it. He confesses worrying about Nikolas. Elizabeth shares Nikolas' confession to her and adds that they kissed. Liz names AJ as one of the reasons for not pursuing Nikolas. He appreciates her coming over. She realizes if they have a chance at anything they can't hide things from each other. AJ is silent. Upstairs Monica searches AJ's room until she finds Carly hiding in the closet. Carly claims it's not what it looks like. Monica says it looks like wild sex to her. Carly wonders where Monica's compassion is for Elizabeth after all she's been through, to let her fall for AJ. Monica sneaks Carly out of the house. Meanwhile Elizabeth and AJ are happy for a chance at a do over. AJ exclaims, "I'm just going to pretend these last 24 hours didn't happen." Liz leaves after a kiss. Monica confronts AJ.
Carly pours AJ a drink at the Q estate and he smacks it out of her hand – then grabs her and kisses her. It gets hot quickly and they knock over lamps and rip off clothes until they make it to the bed. After, they are totally satisfied but totally disgusted. They are in agreement that they still hate each other and swear each other to secrecy. Monica knocks and Carly hides under the covers while AJ talks to her. Monica is concerned because of all the noise she heard, then grabs AJ’s wrist, worried he is having a panic attack because he is so flushed and sweaty. He finally gets her to realize he isn’t alone and she is ecstatic he and Elizabeth are getting closer. She finally approves of the woman in his bed, so much better than the trash he slept with when he was drinking. Later, Carly wants to leave before Monica brings up milk and cookies and can’t help but delight in what Monica would think if she knew Carly was in the bed. Downstairs, the bell rings and a shocked Monica opens the door to Elizabeth.
Monica shows AJ her favorite picture from the Nurses' Ball, one of him and Elizabeth. They look happy. Monica wonders if Elizabeth is going to be her new daughter-in-law. AJ thinks there's no need to rush. Monica reminds him Elizabeth is tending to Nikolas and maybe he should be concerned.
Maxie visits Mac at the Floating Rib worried about Dante and Lulu. Mac is sorry Frisco left again but reminds her he is helping the WSB. She's okay since she always has Mac. He's happy for the opportunity to raise three extraordinary girls and tells her it is about to become official. She's confused. Mac announces he's marrying Felicia again. Maxie thinks Georgie and Robin are in heaven doing cartwheels. They sit down and discuss what will happen to the baby if Lulu and Dante don't come back. Mac believes the grandparents would get involved. Maxie doesn't see that happening and wonders why she can't decide what happens. Mac says because she will have no connection to the baby after it's born. She exclaims, "But I do." Mac tells her not to worry, he's certain Dante and Lulu will come home.
At GH Nikolas reminds Alexis where the lab is and she leaves to get word to Anna and the WSB that Stavros Cassadine is alive. Elizabeth is happy everything will soon be alright. Nikolas says it won't be and it's his fault for not going to the proper authorities. He agrees his grandmother loves him and would never hurt him, but others aren't so lucky. They talk about hurting Lucky.
Sonny and Olivia show up at Anna's office. Anna explains nothing is confirmed but one of the bodies thrown overboard matches the height and build of Dante. She gives them a minute alone. Olivia loses it, wondering who these people are, filled with revenge and curses. She thinks Dante came back to say goodbye to her. Sonny won't allow her to give up on Dante, he's survived before. They reminisce about their son.
Outside Alexis catches up with Anna and gives her the history of Stavros resurfacing and his current location. Anna gets an update on new satellite imagery that identifies Helena as being dead and Ethan escaping alive. Alexis doesn’t believe her and won't until she sees Helena's cold lifeless body for herself. Sonny and Olivia come out and Anna shares the good news. They leave and Anna calls Mac to alert him and Maxie that Luke, Laura and Dante have been found.
Alexis rushes back to GH and tells Nikolas everyone has been located and help is on the way. She leaves and Nikolas thanks Elizabeth. AJ sees them embrace from the hall.
Molly and TJ are introduced and perform a rock song "Private School Girls" as Felix gathers Monica and Tracy. He rushes them backstage where AJ and Liz share a kiss after their act. Felix says, "Way to go, girl," and continues on. AJ and Liz come up for air surprised to see Monica and Tracy together. They make it to the ballroom in time to see Monica and Tracy take the stage as the Revelations with Epiphany singing "Jump." Port Charles' couples take the stage to dance. Dr. Obrecht is dancing in her room as Britt returns. Britt asks what she thinks of her performance and she replies, "Brava." Obrecht thinks Patrick and Sabrina will be torn apart. Britt indicates she is not in this for revenge and wants Patrick to love her. She doesn't want this to turn out how it did for her mother with her father. Her mother brings her warm milk joking it is poisoned when Britt asks what is in it. Obrecht tries to convince her Patrick will come around.
At the Metro Court Patrick tells Sabrina she looks beautiful. Sabrina's unsure about her makeover and says it's still her underneath. Patrick confesses his feelings and that he was sidelined by Milo. She confirms her feelings haven't changed. He apologizes for taking so long to do this and kisses her. Patrick hopes her happiness means he didn't lose her to Milo. Sabrina decides to smooth things over with Milo and accepts an invitation to be Patrick's date for the Ball.
Downstairs guests arrive on the red carpet. Felicia calls for Mac to join her and Frisco for a picture. Maxie sees Spinelli arrive with Ellie. Duke is followed by Anna and Emma. Anna gives a heartfelt interview about the benefit in Robin's honor. The announcer asks Carly if she's back with Sonny and for comments on Jax and Brenda's engagement. Carly doubts a wedding will happen or if they will show up tonight. Brenda shows up alone. The announcer asks where Jax is. Brenda apologizes he couldn't make it. Michael, Bobbie and Olivia are photographed followed by AJ and Elizabeth, Monica and Tracy, and Alexis and Shawn with Molly and Sam in tow. Anton escorts Epiphany in and tells Sam it's not too late to dance with him tonight. The announcer wonders where Patrick and Noah are. Felix escorts Lucy in last and worries about Sabrina.
Anton dresses backstage as Felix offers to fill in as his partner but Samantha arrives up to the challenge. They dance to "Jumptown Saturday Night." Emma is happy when Mac and Mr. Marbles follow. Off-color jokes aimed at Frisco not supporting his family incenses Frisco, Felicia and Maxie. He closes his act telling Felicia no matter what she decides he loves her. Felicia asks what just happened and Maxie tells her Mac decided to fight back.
Emma tells Sabrina she looks like a princess and invites her to sit with them. The next table over Monica asks Michael what is going on between Carly and Brenda. Liz can't believe they can't get along for one night like Monica and Tracy. Tracy steps out for air and Monica follows to make sure she's not going off to poison AJ's food. Frisco is announced as the next singer and performs "All I Need." Spin and Ellie kiss. AJ, Patrick, Duke and Alexis gaze on their dates. Maxie and Mac notice Felicia crying. Frisco closes his dedication with a proposal of marriage to Felicia.
Backstage in her dressing room Lucy hears a sound while looking for her next dress. She opens a door and looks surprised.
An intern brings Steve Hardy’s portrait to the nurses’ station. Patrick meets the new interns for a tour. He gives the history of Dr. Hardy and other great doctors at GH. He reminds them that the doctors may be the brains of the hospital, but the nurses are the heart. Near Nikolas’ room Liz is reminded by Audrey of Steve’s 50th anniversary. Liz wishes everyone could be there to dedicate the portrait for the board room. Sara’s in Monterey, her parents are in Asia, and Tom’s in Africa having just graduated medical school. They visit the portrait before leaving with Patrick. Audrey remembers dancing with Steve on their anniversary. She touches a kiss to Steve’s portrait and leaves with Elizabeth.
At the Quartermaine’s Tracy tells Alan she has no room for figments of her imagination. Monica can see Alan too. They compare notes on what they see. Monica tells Alan she is so happy. He tells her she is about to be happier and Emily says, "Hi mom," behind her. Tracy jokes Alan should have brought dad or mom back instead of Monica’s adopted waif. Tracy and Monica start fighting over the house and Pickle-Lila. Tracy berates Monica for her long line of infidelities starting with Rick Webber. His ghost joins them and asks Tracy not to drag him into this. Rick’s there to bury the hatchet with Alan. They decide to let bygones be bygones. Emily tells Tracy and Monica they should do the same. Monica says Tracy can stay. Tracy offers a truce with a handshake. Emily says a hug is worth their trip. Monica and Tracy hug awkwardly. Tracy announces they’re gone and the hug ends. Monica wonders what’s in the relish making them see things.
Monica visits Liz in Nikolas’ room at GH and hears Helena knows he is there. Monica tells Liz to get some rest. She tells Monica that AJ visited her. Monica thanks Liz for giving him a second chance and leaves. Liz talks to Nik, sharing her past feelings for him and her possible new feelings for AJ. She remembers all that has transpired between them and is sad that Lucky may never come back. She tells Nik she will go home and tell the kids their uncle will get better soon. She kisses him and tells him she loves him. She leaves the room and Audrey is there for her. In the room, Nikolas comes to.
At the Quartermaine’s Tracy toasts her victory to AJ. He complains about her stealing the recipe. Tracy says production will begin soon and she will find the missing heir and oust AJ from ELQ. AJ’s convinced there’s another copy and starts to search the house. Tracy talks to her late parents and eats Pickle-Lila. Monica comes home asking where the food came from. Tracy tells her she hired a cook and gives her a plate of crackers with relish. Monica enjoys it trying to remember when she tasted something similar when Alan was alive. Tracy smugly shares it is Pickle-Lila. AJ returns and Monica offers him another sample to test but Tracy has already eaten it all. AJ threatens Tracy and before it gets physical Monica tells him to go to his room and to ignore anything he hears until she comes to get him. She throws Tracy out of her house. Tracy threatens to stay mad that Alan gave Monica the house. She yells if he weren’t already dead she’d kill him herself. She sees Alan in the mirror as he says, "Here’s your chance, Tracy."
Monica and Tracy bicker about the relish at the Q estate. Monica reminds Tracy that AJ is in charge so she might as well hand it over to the people who can do something with it. Tracy agrees. She is going to take it to a lab to get a recipe, and leaves to get the relish. Soon Monica hears a blood-curdling scream. Tracy comes back and accuses AJ of taking it. She wants to call the cops, but Monica reminds her that Duke was there earlier. Tracy doesn’t think he even knows the relish exists. Monica begs Tracy to admit defeat. Tracy refuses. She's not dead yet!