Update:

All My Children has announced the first airdate for Beth Ehlers, who originates the role of Taylor McBride this summer. Beth, as Taylor, will begin airing on the show July 24, 2008.

The character of Taylor is an Army officer who served in Iraq. The character is said to have a history with Ricky Paull Goldin’s Jake. The question many fans are asking is with her history in Iraq, will she also be acquainted with Frankie Hubbard? We’ll have to wait and see!

In the mean time, Soaps.com welcomes Beth to Pine Valley. We can’t wait to see you on-screen!

Original Article:

Later this summer, a new face is going to hit Pine Valley but many of you may already be familiar with her. Beth Ehlers, ex-Harley, Guiding Light will take on the role of Taylor, an Army lieutenant who has a definite reason for coming to town!

Rumors have been swirling around the Internet for months that Beth would follow Ricky Paull Goldin, Jake, from their old haunts in Springfield to the unfamiliar territory of Pine Valley and several new faces. The show officially announced the casting coup at Friday night’s 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.

Beth said, during an interview with Cameron Mathison, “I am so thrilled! It’s going to be a good time!”

Well, a few days have passed since the big announcement and word is now beginning to trickle down about Beth’s character of Taylor.