Emma Samms (Holly, General Hospital) celebrates her birthday, learn more about her here--->>
Emma Samms is celebrating her 62nd birthday today!
Emma Elizabeth Wylie Samuelson was born on August 28, 1960, in London, England as the daughter of Madeleine U. (née White), a ballet dancer, and Michael E. W. Samuelson, who owned a film equipment rental company. Her grandfather, G. B. Samuelson, was a pioneer of British cinema. Samms was raised in the Jewish religion. She trained as a ballet dancer at the Royal Ballet School but stopped dancing at 15 after a hip injury. Following the accident, she trained as an actress, changing her name to "Emma Samms". She has been married to TV presenter, Simon McCoy since 2021. She has two children from a previous marriage.
English actress Emma Samms studied dance while growing up and trained in the art of ballet at the Royal Ballet School. Samms suffered a hip injury at fifteen years old, which necessitated the teen to embark on a new career path. Samms chose acting.
She appeared in a few projects before landing the role of “Holly Sutton (Scorpio)” on General Hospital. Samms has played the legendary soap heroine off and on since 1982. Holly is also one half of the immensely popular couple, Robert and Holly.
After her first three years on the soap, Samms left General Hospital and was subsequently cast (the role was originated by Pamela Sue Martin) as Fallon Carrington Colby in the iconic primetime hit series Dynasty. Samms also portrayed Fallon in the Dynasty spin-off series, The Colbys, and the show’s mini-series, Dynasty: The Reunion.
Moreover, to the aforementioned celebrated roles, Samms has also starred in numerous television movies, documentaries, and television series including the drama series Models Inc, the Ghosts of Albion franchise (voice), and the BBC series Doctors.
Very recently, much to the delight of General Hospital fans, it was announced that Samms is once again set to reprise the role of Holly! Fans can expect to see her in Port Charles beginning in October 2022!
Also, as fans may or may not be aware of Samms contracted COVID-19 and has been suffering from complications due to long COVID.
Emma, welcome back to daytime! We wish you the happiest of birthdays and a full recovery!