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  • Began modeling on the advice of her hair dresser.
  • Studied piano and flute at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto.
  • Planned on a career in medicine until a college drama course turned her toward acting.
  • Met longtime partner and fellow soap opera actor Thorsten Kaye when he played her love interest on the ABC soap One Life to Live.
  • Originated the role of Marty Saybrooke on One Life in 1992; performance as the victim of sexual assault earned her a 1994 Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
  • Left One Life in 1997; returned in 2008 and subsequently won a 2009 Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.
  • Is an ardent supporter of the Brain Injury Association and Canada's Campaign for Women in Shelter.


  • Carolyn Haskell — Sister
  • Thorsten Kaye — Significant Other
  • Roger Haskell — Brother
  • Marlowe Marann Kaye — Daughter
  • Roger Haskell — Father
  • McKenna Kaye — Daughter
  • Marilyn Haskell — Mother


  • Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States (BS in Biopsychology, 1985); American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, New York, United States (1991)

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  • Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Profession: Actor

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