Jane Elliot

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Jane Elliot
Jane Elliot 1977.JPG
Elliot on Rosetti and Ryan in 1977
Born(1947-01-17) January 17, 1947 (age 67)
New York City, New York, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1960–present
 
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Jane Elliot
Jane Elliot 1977.JPG
Elliot on Rosetti and Ryan in 1977
Born(1947-01-17) January 17, 1947 (age 67)
New York City, New York, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1960–present

Jane Elliot (born January 17, 1947) is an American actress, known for playing villianess in soap operas. Elliot is best known for her role as Tracy Quartermaine in the ABC daytime soap opera, General Hospital.

Life and career[edit]

Elliot was born in New York City. She was married to Louis Rojas and has two children.[1][2] She made her daytime debut in the short-lived ABC soap A Flame in the Wind in 1965. She later guest-starred in the number of television series, like The Mod Squad, Kojak, Barnaby Jones, and Police Woman. She also co-starred in films Change of Habit (1969) opposite Elvis Presley and Mary Tyler Moore, and One Is a Lonely Number (1972). She had a female lead role in the short-lived NBC series Rosetti and Ryan in 1977.

Elliot is best known for her role as Tracy Quartermaine, daughter of Edward Quartermaine and Lila Quartermaine (portrayed by David Lewis and Anna Lee, respectively) on the ABC daytime soap opera, General Hospital. Elliot debuted in 1978 and became a fan favorite.[3] She left in 1980 and won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 1981.[4] In same year, she moved to primetime and landed the recurring role of Judy Trent on the CBS series Knots Landing.[1]

Elliot starred as Carrie Todd in the CBS soap opera, Guiding Light from 1981 to 1982. From 1984 to 1986 she played the role of Cynthia Chandler Preston Courtlandt on All My Children. Later she starred as Anjelica Deveraux on Days of Our Lives. In 1987 she appeared in films Some Kind of Wonderful and Baby Boom. She was producer of 1995 ABC soap The City, and from 1996 to 1997 starred in show as Tracy Quartermaine. In 2003, Elliot returned to General Hospital as regular cast member.[5] In 2014, she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series after 33 years since her won the Emmy, and 21 years after last nomination.[6][7]

Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1965A Flame in the WindLinda SkerbaSeries regular
1965The NursesMiss MarksEpisode: "Night of the Witch"
1967N.Y.P.D.JillyEpisode: "The Pink Gumdrop"
1968Judd for the DefenseJo Ann StormEpisode: "Kingdom of the Blind"
1968The Guns of Will SonnettNettaEpisode: "Where There's Hope"
1968The Mod SquadDaphneEpisode: "The Guru"
1969Change of HabitSister Barbara
1970Dan AugustPleasanceEpisode: "The King Is Dead"
1970The Bold Ones: The LawyersGrave YoungEpisode: "Trial of a Pfc"
1970The InternsLouellaEpisode: "Act of God"
1972Welcome Home, Johnny BristolSister TheresaTelevision film
1972One Is a Lonely NumberMadge Frazier
1973The Fabulous Doctor FableJune FableTV pilot
1974KojakCarla ElliotEpisode: "Therapy in Dynamite"
1975Barnaby JonesAnn DanversEpisode: "Fantasy of Fear"
1975Police WomanTrudy Franklin / Jana HummelEpisode: "Ice"
1976WidowJudyTelevision film
1976Once an EagleCheryl LoganTV miniseries
1976Electra Woman and Dyna GirlPrincess CleopatraRecurring role, 4 episodes
1977Panic in Echo ParkEbonyTV pilot
1977In the Matter of Karen Ann QuinlanMaria ArmstrongTelevision film
1977Rosetti and RyanJessica HornesbySeries regular, 7 episodes
1978–80, 1989–93, 1996, 2003–presentGeneral HospitalTracy QuartermaineSeries regular
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (1981)
Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress: Daytime (1992)
Nominated — Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (1993, 2014)
Nominated — Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress (1993)
Nominated — Soap Opera Digest Award for for Outstanding Villainess (2005)
1980Dan August: The Jealousy FactorPlesanceTelevision film
1980-1981Knots LandingJudy TrentRecurring role, 3 episodes
1981-1982Guiding LightCarrie Todd MarlerSeries regular
1982The Zertigo Diamond CaperMaggie BrennerTelevision film
1984-1986All My ChildrenCynthia Chandler Preston CourtlandtSeries regular
Nominated — Soap Opera Digest Award for for Outstanding Villainess in a Daytime Serial (1986)
1987-1989Days of Our LivesAnjelica DeverauxSeries regular
Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Villainess: Daytime (1990)
Nominated — Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (1989)
Nominated — Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Villainess: Daytime (1991)
1987Some Kind of WonderfulCarol Nelson
1987Baby BoomJulie
1988Baby BoomJulieRecurring role
1996-1997The CityTracy QuartermaineSeries regular
1998Law & OrderRandi SmolinEpisode: "Castoff"
2001Law & OrderState Attorney General Isabel ShoreEpisode: "Ego"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jane Elliot Biography (1947-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  2. ^ "About GH: About the Actors | Jane Elliot | General Hospital @". Soapcentral.com. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  3. ^ Rout, Nancy E.; Buckley, Ellen (1992). The Soap Opera Book: Who's Who in Daytime Drama. Todd Publications. pp. 94–. ISBN 978-0-915344-23-9. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Jane Elliot Playing Tracy Quartermaine on General Hospital - Soaps.com". Soaps.sheknows.com. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  5. ^ "Jane Elliot 411". Soap Opera Digest. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  6. ^ Michael Logan (2014-05-02). "General Hospital 's Jane Elliot on Her (Shocking!) Daytime Emmy Nomination - Today's News: Our Take". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  7. ^ "Daytime Emmy reels: Jane Elliot ('GH') yearns for true love and first Emmy in 33 years". Goldderby.com. 2014-05-22. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 

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