Maeve McGuire

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Maeve McGuire (born July 24, 1937 in Cleveland, Ohio[1]) is an American actress, best known for her role as "Nicole Travis Drake" on the soap opera The Edge of Night,[2] which she played from 1968 to 1974 and from 1975 to 1977. She was then replaced by actress Jayne Bentzen, almost twenty years her junior.

Between her two stints on The Edge of Night, she played Maude Lassiter Palmer on the short-lived nighttime show Beacon Hill.[1]

McGuire was also well known for playing the role of Elena DePoulignac on Another World[2] from 1981 to 1983,[1] and has appeared on other daytime programs, such as One Life to Live and Search for Tomorrow,[1] on which she appeared with William Prince, the actor who had originated the role of her father Ben Travis, and Ann Flood who played her friend Nancy Karr on The Edge of Night.

She later played Judith Sheffield, the mother of a gay teen played by Ben Jorgeson, on the soap opera All My Children.[3]

She also filled in for Eileen Fulton as Lisa on As the World Turns a number of times during the early 1990s.


  1. ^ a b c d "McGuire, Maeve". Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television. 2004-01-01. Retrieved 2011-01-01. 
  2. ^ a b Reichardt, Nancy (1986-09-24). "Maeve McGuire returns to soaps". Anchorage Daily News. p. 71. 
  3. ^ You Know Chris' Face From `All My Children` May 29, 1999