10 Things You Didn’t Know About General Hospital Star Michelle Stafford
She’s talented, beautiful, and a soap actress extraordinaire! Young and the Restless (Y&R) fans enjoyed her as Phyllis Summers in Genoa City and now General Hospital (GH) audiences get to watch her do her thing as Nina Reeves in Port Charles. Below are 10 things you may not know about this incredible daytime drama actress.
10. Her Soap Opera Start
Stafford started her soap opera career on a Fox drama called Tribes in 1990. The show began in March of that year and had a time slot of 6:30 p.m. with the hope of targeting teens. It ran for about three months, but was cancelled in June 2013. Stafford later moved on to direct two LA stage plays and appeared in some small films.
9. Short-Term Y&R Stint
Four years later, Michelle would land her legendary Y&R Phyllis role and officially enter the land of Genoa City. While she would portray this character (on-and-off) for about two decades, the part was originally meant to be a short-term thing. However, the show’s producers were taken away by Stafford’s work that Phyllis soon became a staple character on the popular soap. Her contract was extended and the rest is history!