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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
1 Her acting mentor was the late Anna Lee.
2 Best known by the public for her role as Dr. Monica Bard Webber Quartermaine on General Hospital (1963).
3 Is an active celebrity spokesperson for breast cancer, cystic fibrosis, and AIDS-related charities.
4 According to the Chinese Calendar, she was born in the Year of the Rooster.
5 Lives in the Los Angeles area.
6 In 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 Hospital 1977-2016 TV Series Monica Quartermaine Dr. Monica Quartermaine Dr. Monica Bard Webber Quartermaine ...
General Hospital: Night Shift 2008 TV Series Dr. Monica Quartermaine
The Return of the Muskrats 2006 Short Waitress
Friends 2004 TV Series Leslie Charleson
Dharma & Greg 2001 TV Series Katherine
Port Charles 1997 TV Series Dr. Monica Bard Webber Quartermaine #2 (1997-2000)
Diagnosis Murder 1997 TV Series New Doctor
Woman on the Ledge 1993 TV Movie Rachel
Cheering Section 1977 Rocker Girl #2
The Rockford Files 1977 TV Series Patsy Fossler
McMillan & Wife 1977 TV Series Ginny Lindauer
Black Sheep Squadron 1976 TV Series Captain Anne Schaeffer
Bert D'Angelo/Superstar 1976 TV Series
Most Wanted 1976 TV Series Lee Herrick
The Streets of San Francisco 1974-1976 TV Series Donna Sinclair / Joanna Randolph Reed
Barnaby Jones 1975 TV Series Victoria Norris
Cannon 1972-1975 TV Series Susan Baylor / Joan Stevens / Katherine 'Kate' Matchen
Medical Story 1975 TV Series
The Wide World of Mystery 1975 TV Series
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner 1975 TV Movie Joanna Prentiss
Caribe 1975 TV Series Claire Grune
Happy Days 1975 TV Series Mrs. Dorothy Kimber
Kung Fu 1975 TV Series Amy Starbuck
Another April 1974 TV Movie April Weston Moss
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law 1973-1974 TV Series Gail / Edie Nolan
The Day of the Dolphin 1973 Maryanne - Research Team
Marcus Welby, M.D. 1972-1973 TV Series Alice Henley / Lisa Kenny
CBS Daytime 90 1973 TV Series Nora Stone
The F.B.I. 1973 TV Series Ginny Wyatt
Ironside 1973 TV Series Nicky Jameson
Medical Center 1972 TV Series Patti
Emergency! 1972 TV Series Christy Todd
The Rookies 1972 TV Series Anne Dawson
Search 1972 TV Series Nancy Kubica
O'Hara, U.S. Treasury 1972 TV Series Helga Kuyper
Adam-12 1972 TV Series Kathy Royal
Revenge! 1971 TV Movie Nancy Grover
Mannix 1970 TV Series Marge Lavor
The Wild Wild West 1968 TV Series Dooley Sloan
A Lovely Way to Die 1968 Julie
N.Y.P.D. 1967 TV Series Ginger
Love Is a Many Splendored Thing 1967 TV Series Iris Donnelly
As the World Turns 1966 TV Series Alice Whipple
A Flame in the Wind 1964 TV Series Pam (1965)

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
SoapTalk 2005 TV Series Herself
How2 Make It in Film and Television 2004 Video documentary Herself
Intimate Portrait 1998-2003 TV Series documentary Herself
The 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1995 TV Special Herself - Nominee
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1993 TV Movie Herself
The Joan Rivers Show 1993 TV Series Herself
The Young on the Run 1989 TV Movie documentary
5th Annual Soap Opera Awards 1989 TV Special Herself
Star's Table 1986 TV Series Herself
Hour Magazine 1986 TV Series Herself
Family Feud 1982-1984 TV Series Herself
Girl Talk 1968 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Emergency! 1978 TV Series Christy Todd

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1995 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series General Hospital (1963)
1993 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress General Hospital (1963)
1990 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Lead Actress: Daytime General Hospital (1963)
1988 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role: Daytime General Hospital (1963)
1986 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role on a Daytime Serial General Hospital (1963)
1983 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series General Hospital (1963)
1982 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series General Hospital (1963)
1980 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series General Hospital (1963)


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