10 Things You Didn’t Know About General Hospital Star Finola Hughes

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Finola Hughes is a soap opera legend. She has played the dynamic role of Anna Devane (on and off) on General Hospital (GH) from 1985 until now, as well as on All My Children (AMC). She’s beautiful, talented, charming, and loved by her peers and colleagues. Is there anything more that we can say about GH’s Finola Hughes? Absolutely! Below are 10 things you may not know about the soap opera actress.

10. Arts Education

Finola plays super spy Anna Devane, an incredibly strong and intelligent woman who fights for justice. However, she has a love of dance and performing with training at London’s Arts Educational Schools. She took part in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s London production of Cats in 1981 by playing Victoria the White Cat.



9. Films

As accomplished as Hughes is in the land of daytime drama, she’s made a significant contribution when it comes to movies as well. Some may be aware of her Staying Alive role as “Laura” who was romantically linked to John Travolta’s Tony Manero character. Hughes also played a soap actress in 1991’s Soapdish, and gained a leading role in Aspen Extreme. She’s also dabbled in film direction with her debut in 2013 for a movie called The Bet. Her second stint as a director took place more recently with the Byrd and the Bees in 2015.

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