April showers bring May flowers, but many Aprils have also brought us a host of General Hospital stars who were born in this first full month of spring.
Your current and former Port Charles pals celebrating special days this month include:
1.Kirsten Storms was born on April 8, 1984 and made her soap debut nearly 20 years ago on Days of Our Lives as a SORAS’d Belle Black.
She’s been playing Maxie Jones on GH since 2005, and has one daughter, four-year-old Harper Rose Barash.
2. James Franco was born on April 19, 1978 and created the role of Robert “Franco” Frank in 2009.
As a movie actor, his guest appearance was highly touted and he played Franco as a deranged artist-serial killer off and on until Roger Howarth took over in 2012.
3. Ingo Rademacher was born on April 22, 1971 and made his General Hospital debut in 1996 as Jasper “Jax” Jacks and played the role off and on until last year when he became Thorne Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful. He has two sons with wife, Ehiku.
4. Maura West was born on April 27, 1972 and has been working on soaps since 1995. She played Carly Tenney on As the World Turns off and on until 2010.
West then spent some time on The Young and the Restless before creating the role of Ava Jerome in 2013. She has five children with former ATWT star and husband, Scott DeFreitas.
5. Nancy Lee Grahn was born on April 28, 1956 and made her soap debut in 1985 as Julia Wainwright on the now-defunct Santa Barbara.
The outspoken actress created the role of Alexis Davis in 1996 and has been with GH ever since. She has one daughter, Kate, who’s a college freshman.Happy April Birthday to all these popular GH stars who have entertained us over the decades.
General Hospital (GH) airs weekdays on ABC. Check your local listings for airtimes.