Laura Wright (Caroline “Carly” Benson Corinthos Jacks on General Hospital)

Current Character: Caroline “Carly” Benson Corinthos Jacks

Birthday: 1970-09-11

Birthplace: Born in Clinton, Maryland

Marital Status: Married, John Wright October 7, 1995, daughter Lauren, son Michael


Prior to joining General Hospital, Laura Wright had roles previous on CBS's Guiding Light and on the ABC soaps Loving and its spin-off, The City, where she played Ally Rescott Bowman for four years.

Born in Washington, DC, and raised in Clinton, Maryland, Laura had dreams of acting before high school, where she started out in plays. After school, she appeared in commercials and fashion shows, and later on started in daytime television.

Laura's husband, John, is an architect. They have two children Lauren (Born Nov. 16th, 1998) and John Michael (Born Dec. 21st, 2000). In her spare time, she loves to play sports, including playing basketball, softball, roller blading and kick boxing.

Career Highlights

General Hospital - Carly Corinthos (2005 to Present)
Guiding Light - Cassandra "Cassie" Layne (1997 to 2005)
The City - Ally Prescott Alden Bowman (1995-1997)
Loving </strong > - Ally Prescott Alden Bowman (1991-1995)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2019)
Daytime Emmy Award Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (2018)
Daytime Emmy nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress (2012)
Daytime Emmy winner Outstanding Lead Actress (2011)
Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2003, 2004, 2005)
Soap Opera Digest Awards Winner, Favorite New Character (1998)
Soap Opera Weekly Soap Opera's 50 Most Beautiful People (March 3rd, 1998)


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