Finola Hughes Upped to Contract Status with ABC's 'General Hospital' - Soap Opera Network

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(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — , who has portrayed Anna Devane on “,” “” and its spin-off “: Night Shift” over the course of nearly thirty years, has been bumped to contract status at “GH” according to executive producer , who made the announcement via Twitter.

“I am so excited to announce the lovely @finolahughes is now on contract!” Valentini said. Hughes followed up the producers tweet shortly afterward when she said “@valentinifrank And I am so happy to be there xxxx.”

Hughes returned to the ABC daytime soap in early 2012 and has appeared in numerous television programs in between her appearances as Ms. Devane including roles on such series as NBC’s “,” FOX’ “,” The WB’s “,” and NBC daytime’s “.” In addition to television, Hughes has provided voice talents to the films “” and “.”

In 1991, Hughes appeared in a faux Daytime Emmy reel for the fictionalized soap opera “All My Trials” as part of the film “” starring as Celeste Talbert – a spoof character of ‘s Erica Kane from “All My Children.” From 1999-2003, Hughes transplanted Anna Devane and her twin sister Alex Devane Marick to “All My Children” in one of ABC’s first attempts to provide cross-over character appeal to its daytime soaps.

In 1984, the legendary star received two Razzie Awards nominations for her role in “, the sequel to ‘s “Saturday Night Fever.” She won for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series at “” for her role on “GH.”

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    its about time

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1025483837 David Shepherd

    its about time