Jensen Buchanan (Elise Moxley on The Young and the Restless)

Current Character: Elise Moxley

Birthday: 1962-07-18

Birthplace: Born in Montgomery, Alabama

Biography

Jensen Buchanan was born in Montgomery, Alabama on July 18, 1962 to William and Mary Buchanan. Her parents divorced when she was just a toddler and she soon moved to Wisconsin where she was raised. She went to Boston University where she earned a degree in music theory.

A soap opera staple, Buchanan got her first role on daytime as Sarah Gordon on “One Life to Live” before moving on to “Another World” to play Marley Love and her twin Vicky Hudson. She has also appeared on “As the World Turns,” “General Hospital” and “Port Charles.”

In November 2015 Buchanan began appearing as Judge Elise Moxley on “The Young and the Restless.”

Career Highlights

The Young and the Restless - Elise Moxley (November 13, 2015 - present)
General Hospital, Port Charles - Melissa Bedford (1997, 2001 - 2002)
Another World- Marley Love/Vicky Hudson (1993 - 1999)
One Life to Live - Sarah Gordon Buchanan (1987 - 1990)
As the World Turns - Vicky McKinnon (1999 - 2000, 2001)

Awards & Acclaim

Soap Opera Digest Award Nominee - Hottest Female Star, "Another World" (1999)
Soap Opera Digest Award Nominee - Hottest Female Star, "Another World" (1998)
Daytime Emmy Award Nominee - Outstanding Lead Actress, "Another World" (1996, 1997)
Soap Opera Digest Award Nominee - Outstanding Lead Actress, "Another World" (1997)
Soap Opera Digest Award Nominee - Hottest Female Star, "Another World" (1996)
Soap Opera Digest Award Nominee - Hottest Female Star, "Another World" (1994)
Soap Opera Digest Award Nominee - Outstanding Heroine: Daytime, "One Life to Live" (1990)