Fast Facts

  • At the age of 3, she sneaked on stage during her parents' performance at a club and began telling jokes to the audience.
  • Shared first on-screen kiss with Rick Schroder in the 1983 TV movie Two Kinds of Love.
  • Big-screen debut was 1985's Clint Eastwood Western Pale Rider.
  • Joined the cast of Santa Barbara in 1992, and earned a Daytime Emmy nomination as B.J. Walker Lockridge.
  • Most famous for her role as Julia Santos on All My Children, for which she was nominated for Daytime Emmys in 1994 and '95.


  • Chasen August Powers — Son
  • Robert Powers — Husband
  • Sandra Penny — Sister
  • Herbert Clayton Penny — Father
  • Shari Penny — Mother
  • Greg Penny — Brother
  • Patricia Penny — Sister
  • Bill Penny — Brother

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  • Birth Name: Sydney Margaret Penny
  • Birth Place: Nashville, TN
  • Profession: Actor

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