A Life to Live and Nora Hanen Gannon Buchanan of General Hospital certainly have a lot to celebrate, including the little baby she loves and the husband who adores everything about her. And its performer, Hillary B. Smith, also beloved as Margo Hughes for many years in As the World Turns, also has a reason to be festive.
Happy Birthday, Hillary B. Smith
This is because she was born on May 25, 1957 in Boston, Massachusetts, which means that this talented performer is now 64 years old! After appearing on stage, Smith made her on-camera debut in an episode of the Michael Learned series, Nurse.
A year later, she was a cast member of the sketch / sitcom No Soap, Radio. Subsequently, she appeared in NBC’s daytime drama The Doctors (in the contract role of Kit McCormac), as well as episodes of Baby Makes Five and Too Close For Comfort.
Between 1983 and 1989, Smith played Margo Montgomery Hughes in As the World Turns. After she left, she headed to Broadway where she appeared in the hit The Heidi Chronicles as Susan Johnston. In 1992, she joined the cast of One Life to Live. On this soap opera, she played lawyer Nora Hanen Gannon. His eventual pair against Bob Woods, who played Bo Buchanan, turned out to be a fan favorite.
During her tenure on the series, Smith also starred in Gene Wilder’s sitcom Something Wilder – which aired between 1994 and 1995. Smith remained at OLTL until its conclusion on ABC, which took place on the 13th. January 2012. When he returned for a season to air on The Online Network, Smith was one of the first members of the cast.
For her work at OLTL, Smith won a Daytime Emmy Award (in 1994 for Best Leading Actress) and received an additional nomination in 2000.
Smith’s other acting credits include feature films like Purple Hearts, Love Potion No. 9, and Palindromes, as well as appearances in Law & Order: SVU, The Bold and the Beautiful (where she played sex therapist Stacy Barton) and General Hospital. (where she took over the part from Nora Buchanan).
Soap Hub wishes Hillary B. Smith a very happy birthday and many more. The General Hospital airs weekdays on ABC. Check your local listings for airtime.