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Rebecca Herbst

CELEBRITY
Birth Name: Rebecca Ann Liberty Herbst
Birth Place: Encino, California, United States
Profession: Actor

Biography

Rebecca Ann Liberty Herbst was born in Encino, California. By the age of five, “Becky”, as she is referred to by her family, knew that she wanted to be on television. She started with commercials. Herbst now has more than 60 under her belt.

Rebecca dabbled with the idea of becoming a professional skater, but nixed the idea at the age of 16, to concentrate on acting full time. Her first television appearances included L.A. Law, Highway to Heaven, McGee and Me!, Why Me?, Kaleidoscope, Beverly Hills 90210, Shrunken Heads, Step by Step, Boy Meets World, Donor Unknown, Sister Sister, The Lazarus Man and Hefner: Unauthorized.

In 1996, Herbst landed the recurring role of Suzee on Space Cases and added the role of Kristen on Brotherly Love in 1997. Later that year, Herbst auditioned for the role of Elizabeth Webber on General Hospital and won the role over the competition.

Originally, the contract was for three years and yet, 20 years later, Rebecca is still going strong. Herbst credits Jonathan Jackson (Lucky) for helping her early on, navigating the world of daytime and working opposite veterans like Maurice Benard, Genie Francis and Jacklyn Zeman. Added bonus– she met her future husband, Michael Saucedo (ex-Juan) on the set.

When she isn’t working, Rebecca loves spending time with her husband Michael and their three children, Ethan, Ella and Emerson. She also likes to nurture her other creative outlet– fashion design. Herbst has designed many of her own dresses for the Daytime Emmys and for her co-stars like Natalia Livingston and Kimberly McCullough.

Fast Facts

  • May 12, 1977 — Birthdate
  • Appeared in over 60 national commercials.
  • Was a competitive ice skater until age 16.
  • Is allergic to cats and afraid of heights.
  • In 1995, was featured in the Goo Goo Dolls’ music video “Naked”.
  • Met her husband, actor Michael Saucedo, on the set of General Hospital.

Relationships

  • Wayne Herbst — Father
  • Debbie Herbst — Mother
  • Jennifer Herbst — Sister
  • Michael Saucedo — Spouse
  • Ethan Riley Saucedo — Son
  • Ella Bailey Saucedo — Daughter
  • Emerson Truett Saucedo — Son

Summary

When Elizabeth Webber first rolled into Port Charles, she was misguided and calculating, but under the interpretation of Rebecca Herbst, she became one General Hospital’s beloved characters.

Herbst has received 3 Emmy nods for the breakout role. She was a child actress with more than 60 commercials and roles on such shows as L.A. Law, Highway to Heaven, Beverly Hills 90210, Step by Step, Boy Meets World and Days of Our Lives.

Rebecca manages to balance her hectic Hollywood schedule with a normal home life and continues to do so for her children and husband, Michael Saucedo, ex-Juan on GH.

Rebecca Herbst Photos

Actor (5 Credits)

Title Role Year

13924 — 2017
13923 — 2017
13922 — 2017

Elizabeth Webber 2017

General Hospital: Night Shift (TV Show)

Past and Presence, Part 2 — 2008
Past and Presence, Part 1 — 2008
Truth and Consequences — 2008

Elizabeth Spencer 2008

Brotherly Love (TV Show)

Girl Crazy — 1997
...We All Scream — 1997
I Scream, You Scream... — 1997

Kristin 1997

Space Cases (TV Show)

A Friend in Need — 1997
A Star Is Boring — 1997
The Trouble with Doubles — 1997

Suzee 1997

General Hospital Thanksgiving (TV Show)

Performer (1 Credit)

Title Role Year

MADtv (TV Show)

MADtv — 2000

2000

Remarks by (1 Credit)

Title Role Year

Crossing Over with John Edward (TV Show)

Celebrity: Rebecca Herbst — 2003

2003

Appearing (4 Credits)

Title Role Year

I Wanna Be a Soap Star (TV Show)

Bye Bye Baby — 2007

2007

Soap Talk (TV Show)

Soap Talk — 2006

2006

Wheel of Fortune (TV Show)

Soap Stars Week: Young Hotties — 2006

2006

Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Show)

Guest (2 Credits)

Title Role Year

Soap Talk (TV Show)

Soap Talk — 2006
Soap Talk — 2004

2004 - 2006

Wayne Brady (TV Show)

Wayne Brady — 2003

2003

Subject (person only) (1 Credit)

Title Role Year

Soapography (TV Show)

Rebecca Herbst & James Mitchell — 2006

2006