Happy Birthday! Rachel Ames, General Hospital's Audrey Hardy Celebrates Birthday Milestone! Read more here--->>
Rachel Ames, a veteran in the soap business is celebrating her 90th birthday today. She played the character of Audrey Hardy from 1963 - 2015 on General Hospital. In 2004, Ames was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 31st Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
Ames's role on the ABC daytime drama is the longest-running in the series' history, spanning over 45 years and earning her multiple Emmy Award nominations.
She was born, Rachel Kay Foulger on November 2, 1931, in Portland, Oregon. She is the eldest child of actress and the late, Dorothy Adams and Byron Foulger. Her sister is Mary Amanda Foulger who was born in 1942. She attended University High School and the University of California, Los Angeles studying drama before signing an acting contract with Paramount Pictures, using the stage name Judith Ames. She made her film debut in the studio's science-fiction film When Worlds Collide in 1951 followed by Ricochet Romance in 1954. She is the mother of Christine Cahill and Susan Thomas.
Please join us in wishing her a happy 90th birthday!