Full detailed profile on Samantha McCall Played by Kelly Marie Monaco on General Hospital Daytime Soap Opera.
Kelly Monaco (ABC)
Actor: Kelly Marie Monaco
Who played Samantha McCall over the years
Kelly Monaco (October 1, 2003 - Present)
Useful information on Samantha McCall
* Other Names: Sandra McIntire (name while pulling a con).
Current: Private Investigator
Past: Host on TV show, "Everyday Heroes"
Past: Partner with Luke in the Haunted Star Casino
Past: Maid at the Port Charles Hotel
Past: Petty Thief (prior to 2003)
Sam ventured into Port Charles, involved in a search for the Dead-Man's hand (the five poker cards that Wild Bill Hikcok held when he was killed). It was her encounter with Jasper Jacks, while he hunted for the same cards on behalf of his father, which led to a romantic fling. Jax's father held one card but the other four had been stolen, and what started out as a dare between Jax and Sam to find the remaining four, turned into a game of cat and mouse. Declaring a truce, Sam then left Jax stranded on an island, after stealing the one card he had.
Eventually teaming together, the two pretended to be dating while they scoped out AJ, Tracy and Skye Quartermaine, along with Luke Spencer. Everyone was desperate for the fortune the cards would bring, and at one point, Sam had them all, until Luke stole them and sold them back to Jax.
The elusive cards didn't stay with their new owner for long. At a Halloween Ball, someone used an odorless gas to overcome the attendees, and a mystery person snatched them from an unconscious, Jax. The stranger turned out to be an ex-lover of Sam's who used the cards to lure her into spending the night with him. Sam agreed, knowing full well she had no intentions of falling into bed with him, but rather planned to take the cards and run. Jax interrupted her scheme, but before he could get the cards for his ailing father, Georgie and Dillon stole them away.
With the hand finally in his possession, Jax was on his way to return them to his father, having no idea that someone had stowed away in his car. When the automobile malfunctioned, and he found himself stranded in the desert, Sam emerged. Unbeknownst to Jax, Sam had sabotaged him, forcing him to stop at a Casino. She wanted to test the luck of the cards, and it all proved good when she walked away owning the yacht that Jax won that night. She also ended up in bed with him.
The delay in getting to the hospital with the cards gave Jax only a few minutes with his father before the man passed. Sam hid her guilt and comforted Jax, and they made love again, but when he discovered that she had tampered with his car, he flung the cards at her and told her to get out. She left, but without them. Tracy Quartermaine broke into Jax's room after Sam's departure, and stole the cards, planning to use them to entice Jax into a business venture. Jax eventually got the cards back, but with his father gone, they held no meaning for him. He gave them to Sam and told her he never wanted to see her again.
When Sam and Luke fought over ownership of the yacht, they eventually partnered together to start a floating casino, Sam admitted to Skye that she had feelings for Jax, and realizing that the cards had brought her nothing but bad luck, she gave them to a homeless man, who turned out to be Luke Spencer, in disguise.
Sam's luck didn't change. She found herself with Sonny Corinthos for a brief time - long enough to get pregnant, but he reunited with Carly. Jason stepped up, claiming paternity to help Sam save face.
Tragedy struck when Sonny's daughter, Kristina, became violently ill and needed the stem cells from Sam's child as a last resort to safe her. Sam was near death herself, and permission was given to have labor induced. Sam lived, but her baby died, and the cells, still viable, saved Kristina's life.
Haunted by losing her child, Sam clung to Jason, and the two became close, starting a life together. Their attempt to adopt a baby to take the place of little Lila ended in disappointment when the biological mother and grandmother came for the child. Sam blamed Jason for aiding them, and moved away for a while, but eventually, the two reunited to try to find Michael, Morgan and Cristina, who had been kidnapped. The children were all found, safe.
When things returned to some semblance of normalcy, Jason began having seizures that impaired his memory. His old girlfriend, Robin, was a doctor researching brain disorders, and Sam called on her to help. His surgery was a success and he remembered being in love with Sam.
The epidemic that hit Port Charles took the life of the retarded brother that Sam had secretly cared for and supported. When a DNA test revealed that they weren't even related, Sam learned she had been adopted. Reluctant to search for her birth-mother at first, she later learned that she shared the same maternal parent with Sonny's young daughter, Kristina - Alexis Davis.
The two women grew close, as Sam helped Alexis in her battle against cancer, but their relationship floundered. Alexis wanted Sam to sever her ties with Jason for the very reason Alexis had cut her own with Sonny: out of fear of the mob. When Sam traumatized Kristina by exposing her to a fatal shooting, Alexis wanted nothing more to do with her eldest daughter. Of course those feelings were fueled by the fact that Alexis had witnessed her husband, Ric Lansing, having sex with daughter, Sam. Jason had happened upon them, too, and the image was seared into his brain.
As Jason and Sam struggled to put that memory behind them, Sam remained hopeful that Alexis might one day do the same. Sam was encouraged when Alexis volunteered to defend Sam from murder charges in the killing of Diego Alcazar. Mother and daughter continued to be drawn together for Kristina's sake, and because Sam wanted to help Alexis beat her disease. Luckily, in Alexis' weakened state, the charges were dropped for lack of evidence, and Sam returned to Jason's waiting arms with hopes of planning a family. What she didn't know is that the baby Elizabeth Spencer is carrying is Jason's. The child was conceived the night Jason and Liz consoled one another over Lucky's drug dependency and Sam's betrayal.
Sam was jealous upon learning of Jason and Liz's new bond and doesn't intervene when their son is kidnapped. Sam eventually breaks up with Jason and begins a relationship with Lucky. She also hires men to scare Elizabeth and her sons so Jason will stay away. Unfortunately he finds out and becomes enraged.
Sam and Lucky eventually break up and she helps Jason save Jake from mobster Andrei Karpov. Jason then helps Sam and Spinelli set up their P.I. business. After a dangerous run-in with Jerry Jacks, Jason and Sam grower closer.
After Jason and Sam have fully reunited, Jason's stalker Franco kidnaps Sam. Jason saves her and Sam moves on to helping her sister Kristina through her abusive relationship with Kiefer. The couple then must deal with crimelord The Balkan, more of Franco, and Brenda's return.
Sam helps Jason through the death of his son Jake and then undergoes a procedure to help her get pregnant. The procedure works. Jason and Sam get engaged and despite everyone's meddling and planning on their behalf, Jason and Sam take off and get married in a Chinese restaurant.
Dated the Leader of a Grand Theft Auto Ring
Coleman Ratcliffe (flirtation)
Jason_Morgan (formerly engaged)
Lucky Spencer (Live-in lover)
Cody McCall (father by adoption - deceased)
Evelyn Bass (mother by adoption - deceased)
Alexis Davis (biological mother)
Daniel McCall (older brother by adoption - deceased)
Kristina Adela Corinthos Davis (biological maternal half-sister)
Molly Lansing (biological maternal half-sister)
Mikkos Cassidine (biological grandfather)
Kristin Nilsson (biological grandmother - deceased)
Jack McCall (great-grandfather by adoption - deceased)
Kristina Cassadine (biological aunt - deceased)
Stavros Cassadine (biological half-uncle - deceased)
Stefan Cassadine (biological half-uncle - deceased)
Nikolas Cassadine (biological half-cousin)
Anthony Cassadine (biological great-uncle - deceased)
Victor Cassadine (biological great-uncle - deceased)
Spencer Cassadine (biological first half-cousin)
Petros Cassadine (first cousin)
Baby Girl McCall (daughter with Sonny - deceased; November 8, 2004) - Samantha had wanted to call her Lila, but the baby was buried as Baby Girl McCall.
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At home, Molly's upset it's Rafe's last day in town and Danny's first day of treatment. Alexis thinks Lucy's at the door, and is surprised to see Silas. Sam isn't happy and smugly congratulates him on his diagnosis. Lucy's disappointed when she arrives to find him invading their Rafe time. He reminds them they have a plane to catch. Lucy speaks to Silas privately and yells at him for taking Rafe away from the only family he's known. Silas calls to Rafe that it's time to go. Lucy and Molly hug Rafe tight. He leaves with a copy of Molly's second novel that's dedicated to him.
At GH, Patrick and Sabrina make out privately. She's not sure if the hotshot surgeon should be spending time with the lowly nurse. The mood is killed when Patrick mentions Monica owes him. Sabrina wonders why, but is ready to get Ellie to do a DNA test done. Patrick's not sure Britt will oblige. Sabrina's sure she can get the blood sample Brad took. Felix interrupts, hoping Sabrina talked Patrick into the DNA test so he can evict Britt. In the lab, Spinelli and Ellie search for Brad's file on Britt but are perplexed to find only a sticky note in it saying, "Pack your things and go!" Brad walks in and fires Ellie. Spinelli threatens Brad that whatever he's hiding will come out when Ellie's firing comes up before the review board. Brad backtracks and Ellie gets back to work. Felix shows up at the lab to tell Ellie he needs tests run but won't wait so he can go take a long sensual shower. Brad overhears and leaves her alone to take his break and follows Felix. Patrick and Sabrina arrive when he leaves and request Ellie's help. She's happy to befriend any adversary of Brad's given he's in cahoots with Britt and tells them about the file Brad kept. At the nurses' station, Alexis lets Luke and Tracy know about Danny, they offer her anything she needs. Alexis wonders why they are there, and Tracy saves Luke saying he's there to support her. Silas asks Sam if she needs a doctor when he finds her alone. He doesn't have a plane to catch anymore.
At GH, Sam yells at Silas for trying to get Danny's medical information. He wants her to prepare herself and explains what they will be put through given what he believes is Danny's diagnosis of leukemia. He's sorry she doesn't like his bedside manner and promises not to hold her negativity against Danny if he ever has to care for him. Later, Patrick meets Sam and wants to wait for another doctor before giving her the news. When Alexis arrives Sam begs Patrick to tell her. He apologizes and confirms Danny's condition. She inquires about the treatments that Silas shared with her earlier to Patrick. Meanwhile, Lulu and Dante rally at Olivia's side. While she's unconscious, they try to figure out who would hate Franco enough to try to kill him in a public place. Lulu doesn't want Dante to feel Sonny could be the only suspect. Dante knows what his father is capable of and despite loving him promises to make sure Sonny's prosecuted if he had anything to do with this. Sonny overhears before entering the room. He says a prayer to Olivia before privately swearing to Dante he had nothing to do with this. Dante asks, "Then who did?" Sonny sees Carly peering in the room. He interrupts Dante and rushes after her. Dante becomes upset and Lulu decides to get the doctor. Meanwhile, the elevator doesn't come fast enough and Carly hears Sonny say, "I know what you did." Lulu arrives nearby in time to see Sonny tell Carly if Olivia dies, Carly dies. Shocked, Lulu apologizes and leaves them. Back in Olivia's room Lulu confirms seeing Sonny and shares something serious was going on between him and Carly.