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Leslie Charleson

Biography

Most widely known for portraying Dr. Monica Quartermaine on General Medical center. She produced her tv debut in 1965, playing Pam on the Fire in the Blowing wind. She made an appearance in television advertisements for products such as for example Pearl Drops toothpaste and Cover Lady Cosmetics. She wedded Expenses Demms in 1988, however the few divorced in 1991. She offered Ron Howard’s personality on Happy Times his 1st kiss.

Quick Facts


Full Name Leslie Charleson
Date Of Birth February 22, 1945
Place Of Birth Kansas City, MO
Height 1.67 m
Profession Soap Opera Actress
Nationality American
Spouse Bill Demms
Nominations Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Movies The Day of the Dolphin, A Lovely Way to Die, Woman on the Ledge, The Norming of Jack 243, Tiger on a Chain, The Black Box Murders, Most Wanted, Revenge
TV Shows Love Is a Many Splendored Thing
Star Sign Pisces

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#Fact
1Her acting mentor was the late Anna Lee.
2Best known by the public for her role as Dr. Monica Bard Webber Quartermaine on General Hospital (1963).
3Is an active celebrity spokesperson for breast cancer, cystic fibrosis, and AIDS-related charities.
4According to the Chinese Calendar, she was born in the Year of the Rooster.
5Lives in the Los Angeles area.
6In the early 1970s she did several television commercials for "pearl drops" toothpaste (each commercial would end with her swishing her tongue over her teeth and saying "it's a great feeling!"). As a result of these commercials, she became the inspiration for a super-hero in a fan comic book called "The Gang" (made by Richard Campbell and Wayne Smith). Her character was called "The Pearl Drop Kid" and she fought super-villains with a giant super-powered toothbrush. This comic book was made until June 8, 1977.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
General Hospital1977-2016TV SeriesMonica Quartermaine Dr. Monica Quartermaine Dr. Monica Bard Webber Quartermaine ...
General Hospital: Night Shift2008TV SeriesDr. Monica Quartermaine
The Return of the Muskrats2006ShortWaitress
Friends2004TV SeriesLeslie Charleson
Dharma & Greg2001TV SeriesKatherine
Port Charles1997TV SeriesDr. Monica Bard Webber Quartermaine #2 (1997-2000)
Diagnosis Murder1997TV SeriesNew Doctor
Woman on the Ledge1993TV MovieRachel
Cheering Section1977Rocker Girl #2
The Rockford Files1977TV SeriesPatsy Fossler
McMillan & Wife1977TV SeriesGinny Lindauer
Black Sheep Squadron1976TV SeriesCaptain Anne Schaeffer
Bert D'Angelo/Superstar1976TV Series
Most Wanted1976TV SeriesLee Herrick
The Streets of San Francisco1974-1976TV SeriesDonna Sinclair / Joanna Randolph Reed
Barnaby Jones1975TV SeriesVictoria Norris
Cannon1972-1975TV SeriesSusan Baylor / Joan Stevens / Katherine 'Kate' Matchen
Medical Story1975TV Series
The Wide World of Mystery1975TV Series
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner1975TV MovieJoanna Prentiss
Caribe1975TV SeriesClaire Grune
Happy Days1975TV SeriesMrs. Dorothy Kimber
Kung Fu1975TV SeriesAmy Starbuck
Another April1974TV MovieApril Weston Moss
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law1973-1974TV SeriesGail / Edie Nolan
The Day of the Dolphin1973Maryanne - Research Team
Marcus Welby, M.D.1972-1973TV SeriesAlice Henley / Lisa Kenny
CBS Daytime 901973TV SeriesNora Stone
The F.B.I.1973TV SeriesGinny Wyatt
Ironside1973TV SeriesNicky Jameson
Medical Center1972TV SeriesPatti
Emergency!1972TV SeriesChristy Todd
The Rookies1972TV SeriesAnne Dawson
Search1972TV SeriesNancy Kubica
O'Hara, U.S. Treasury1972TV SeriesHelga Kuyper
Adam-121972TV SeriesKathy Royal
Revenge!1971TV MovieNancy Grover
Mannix1970TV SeriesMarge Lavor
The Wild Wild West1968TV SeriesDooley Sloan
A Lovely Way to Die1968Julie
N.Y.P.D.1967TV SeriesGinger
Love Is a Many Splendored Thing1967TV SeriesIris Donnelly
As the World Turns1966TV SeriesAlice Whipple
A Flame in the Wind1964TV SeriesPam (1965)

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
SoapTalk2005TV SeriesHerself
How2 Make It in Film and Television2004Video documentaryHerself
Intimate Portrait1998-2003TV Series documentaryHerself
The 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1995TV SpecialHerself - Nominee
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1993TV MovieHerself
The Joan Rivers Show1993TV SeriesHerself
The Young on the Run1989TV Movie documentary
5th Annual Soap Opera Awards1989TV SpecialHerself
Star's Table1986TV SeriesHerself
Hour Magazine1986TV SeriesHerself
Family Feud1982-1984TV SeriesHerself
Girl Talk1968TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Emergency!1978TV SeriesChristy Todd

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1995Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesGeneral Hospital (1963)
1993Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Supporting ActressGeneral Hospital (1963)
1990Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress: DaytimeGeneral Hospital (1963)
1988Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Leading Role: DaytimeGeneral Hospital (1963)
1986Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Leading Role on a Daytime SerialGeneral Hospital (1963)
1983Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama SeriesGeneral Hospital (1963)
1982Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama SeriesGeneral Hospital (1963)
1980Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama SeriesGeneral Hospital (1963)


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