Finola Hughes Biography
Finola Hughes is an English actress, television host, entrepreneur, author, and dancer, best known for role as Anna Devane on the ABC soap operas General Hospital and All My Children. She is also known for her portrayal of Laura in the 1983 film Staying Alive, the sequel to Saturday Night Fever, her portrayal of Anna Devane’s identical twin, Dr. Alexandra Devane Marick, on All My Children, and Patty Halliwell on the supernatural series, Charmed.
She also portrayed Carol in the final seasons of the NBC sitcom Blossom. Hughes has also appeared in the films Aspen Extreme, Above Suspicion and Like Crazy.
Finola Hughes Age
Finola Hughes was born in London, England, UK on 29th October 1959. As of 2018, she is 59 years.
Finola Hughes Husband
She is married to Russell Young, they got married in 1992 and had their first child, son Dylan Joseph, on November 9, 2000, and Later, they adopted a son born in 2005 and a daughter born in December 2007.
Finola Hughes Children
She has three children: her blood son Dylan Joseph, born November 9, 2000, and two adopted; a son born in 2005 and a daughter born in December 2007.
Finola Hughes Career
In 1981, she got the role of Victoria the White Cat in the London production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Cats. In 1983, she starred with John Travolta in the musical film Staying Alive, a sequel to Saturday Night Fever. She also played as Laura, an English dancer who is the romantic interest of Travolta’s character Tony Manero. She also appeared on the sitcom Blossom and as the X-Men character Emma Frost in the television movie Generation X of 1996.
In 1997, she starred in Aaron Spelling’s short-lived primetime soap opera Pacific Palisades. She was a frequent guest star on the television series Charmed, playing the mother of the Halliwell girls, Patricia “Patty” Halliwell.
She provided the voice of Lara, Kal-El’s biological mother in Superman: The Animated Series. Another voice-over role she had was Miss Robertson on an episode of Fox’s animated comedy series Life with Louie.
From 1985 to 1992, she played Anna Devane on General Hospital. In 1991, she won a Daytime Emmy, for Outstanding Lead Actress on General Hospital.
She was nominated for the same category in 1990 for Anna, in 2000 for All My Children as Alex, and, in 2002, as Anna. She shot a feature film cameo as a soap opera actress who loses an award to Sally Field in the satirical film Soapdish in 1991. Two years later, she played a leading role in the film Aspen Extreme in 1993.
In September 2008, she guest-starred in the General Hospital spinoff series General Hospital: Night Shift. She made a permanent return to General Hospital in 2012. In 2010, she also appeared in the CSI: NY, Make It or Break It and Melissa & Joey.
In 2013, she made her feature-film directing debut with indie comedy-drama The Bet. She later starred with Kathryn McCormick in the dance movie Platinum the Dance Movie. In 2015, she directed her second film, Byrd and the Bees a romantic comedy starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Tracy Spiridakos.
Finola Hughes Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Finola Hughes Movies And Tv Shows
Films From 2000
2000: In Intrepid as Katherine Jessel
In Tycus as Amy Lowe
2009: In Killer Hair as Josette Radford
2010: In Disarmed as Lilian
2011: In Driving by Braille as Beth Allen
In Like Crazy as Liz
In All-Star Superman as Lilo
In Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur as Professor Svankmajer
2013: In The Bet
2014: In Dance-Off as JoAnn
2017: In Byrd and the Bees
Finola Hughes General Hospital
Finola Hughes played Anna Devane a fictional character from the original ABC Daytime soap opera, General Hospital. She also appeared as Anna on All My Children, and the General Hospital prime time, spin-off series, General Hospital: Night Shift. The character first appeared on the April 10, 1985 episode of General Hospital as a fence. The character was created and introduced by executive producer, Gloria Monty, and co-head writers, Pat Falken Smith, and Norma Monty.
Anna is revealed to be the super spy ex-wife of Robert Scorpio and romantic rival to his current wife, Holly Sutton. Anna remained a prominent character in the series until 1992 due to her romantic pairings with Robert and former mobster, Duke Lavery.