Finola Hughes (Anna Devane on General Hospital)

Current Character: Anna Devane

Birthday: 1960-10-29

Birthplace: Born in London, England

Marital Status: Married, 3 children


Emmy Award-winning actress Finola Hughes made her return to daytime in July of 1999, portraying Alexandra Devane on All My Children. In March, 2001, Hughes assumed the role that made her famous to fans of General Hospital - Anna Devane, the presumed dead twin sister of Alex.

Born and educated in London, England -- where she still maintains a home -- Hughes studied ballet beginning at the age of 10. In 1980, Hughes originated the role of Victoria in the premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Cats." From there, Hughes went on to find fame opposite John Travolta in "Stayin' Alive."

Hughes' primetime television credits include "Jack's Place," "Blossom" and "Pacific Palisades."

Career Highlights

General Hospital - Anna Devane Scorpio (1985-1992; May 12th, 2006 to May 19th, 2006; recurring visits in 2007 and 2008; February 14, 2012 - present)
All My Children - Anna Devane (March 2nd, 2001 to September 11th, 2003)
All My Children - Alexandra Devane Marick (July 23rd, 1999 to March 2001)
Charmed - Patty Halliwell (1999)
Sunset Beach - Helena Greer (October 7th, 1997)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmy Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2020)
Daytime Emmys Nominee, Outstanding Supporting Actress (2015)
Daytime Emmys Winner, Best Actress in a Daytime Drama (1991)
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (1990, 2000, 2002)
Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2003, 2004)
Soap Opera Digest Winner, Favorite Return (2000)


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