Eva LaRue cast on Young and Restless

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A closer look at the soap alum cast as Young and Restless’ newest Rosales.

As Soaps.com previously reported, Eva LaRue has been cast on The Young and the Restless as the Rosales family matriarch. While we wait to see what drama Celeste’s arrival in Genoa City will bring to her children Rey and Lola – considering Jason Canela has been let go Arturo won’t be around to welcome her – we are taking a closer look at her portrayer Eva LaRue.

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Eva LaRue was born in Long Beach, California.

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LaRue has two sisters and a brother.

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LaRue got her start in TV starring in and singing jingles for commercials.

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Eva LaRue played Margot Collins on Santa Barbara in 1988.

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Eva LaRue was married to actor John O’Hurley (Devious Maids, Seinfeld) from 1992 – 1994.

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LaRue played Maria Santos on All My Children from 1993 – 1998 and 2002 – 2005.

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Eva LaRue is the godmother to her All My Children co-stars Mark Consuelos (ex-Mateo Santos) and Kelly Ripa’s (ex-Hayley Vaughan Santos ) son Michael Consuelos who was born in 1997.

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Eva LaRue and her All My Children love interest John Callahan (Edmund Grey) hosted Weddings of a Lifetime in 1995.

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LaRue and Callahan were married from 1996 – 2005.

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LaRue and Callahan had one daughter named Kaya who was born in 2001.

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LaRue played Brooke Carney on Third Watch from 2000 – 2001.

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In 2004, the Eva LaRue was nominated for Outstanding Original Song as the composer of Dance Again with You, which was used on All My Children during a love scene with Maria and Edmund.

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LaRue appeared on George Lopez as the comedian’s onscreen sister Linda Lorenzo in 2005.

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Eva LaRue played Natalia Boa Vista on CSI: Miami from 2005 – 2012.

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LaRue returned for All My Children’s 40th anniversary episode in 2010.

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LaRue was married to businessman Joe Cappuccio from 2010 – 2014.

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Eva LaRue once again reprised her role as Dr. Maria Santos for a couple of episodes leading up to All My Children’s series finale in 2011. She appeared with fellow Pine Valley alum Sarah Michelle Gellar (ex-Kendall Hart) who played a patient with amnesia.

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LaRue was cast as Danny Tanner’s (Bob Saget) wife on the Full House revival Fuller House which began airing on Netflix in 2016.

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The multi-talented LaRue hosts Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Animal Tales on The CW.

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LaRue created the YouTube series ParenTeen featuring herself and her daughter about the trials and tribulations of raising a teenager.