Jane Elliot

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Jane Elliot
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Elliot on Rosetti and Ryan in 1977
Born (1947-01-17) January 17, 1947 (age 67)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1960–present

Jane Elliot (born January 17, 1947) is an American actress, best known for her role as Tracy Quartermaine in the ABC daytime soap opera, General Hospital.

Life and career[edit]

Elliot was born in New York City. She was married to Luis Rojas and has two children.[1][2] Elliot made her daytime debut in the short-lived ABC soap A Flame in the Wind in 1965. She later guest-starred in the number of television series, like The Mod Squad, Kojak, Barnaby Jones and Police Woman. Elliot also co-starred in films Change of Habit (1969) opposite Elvis Presley and Mary Tyler Moore, and One Is a Lonely Number (1972). She had a lead role in the short-lived NBC series Rosetti and Ryan in 1977.

Elliot is best known for her role as Tracy Quartermaine, wealthy daughter of Edward and Lila Quartermaine, on the ABC daytime soap opera, General Hospital. Elliot debuted in 1978 and became a fan favorite.[3] She left in 1980 and won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 1981.[4] The same year, she landed the recurring role of Judy Trent on the prime time CBS series Knots Landing.[1]

Elliot starred as Carrie Todd in the CBS soap opera Guiding Light from 1981 to 1982. From 1984 to 1986 she played the role of Cynthia Chandler Preston Courtlandt on All My Children. Later she starred as Anjelica Deveraux on Days of Our Lives. In 1987 Elliot appeared in the films Some Kind of Wonderful and Baby Boom. She was a producer on the 1995 ABC soap The City, and from 1996 to 1997 starred in the show as Tracy Quartermaine. In 2003, Elliot returned to General Hospital as a regular cast member.[5] In 2014, she was nominated for another Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, 33 years after her win and 21 years since her last nomination.[6][7]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1965 A Flame in the Wind Linda Skerba Series regular
1965 The Nurses Miss Marks Episode: "Night of the Witch"
1967 N.Y.P.D. Jilly Episode: "The Pink Gumdrop"
1968 Judd for the Defense Jo Ann Storm Episode: "Kingdom of the Blind"
1968 The Guns of Will Sonnett Netta Episode: "Where There's Hope"
1968 The Mod Squad Daphne Episode: "The Guru"
1969 Change of Habit Sister Barbara
1970 Dan August Pleasance Episode: "The King Is Dead"
1970 The Bold Ones: The Lawyers Grave Young Episode: "Trial of a Pfc"
1970 The Interns Louella Episode: "Act of God"
1972 Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol Sister Theresa Television film
1972 One Is a Lonely Number Madge Frazier
1973 The Fabulous Doctor Fable June Fable TV pilot
1974 Kojak Carla Elliot Episode: "Therapy in Dynamite"
1975 Barnaby Jones Ann Danvers Episode: "Fantasy of Fear"
1975 Police Woman Trudy Franklin / Jana Hummel Episode: "Ice"
1976 Widow Judy Television film
1976 Once an Eagle Cheryl Logan TV miniseries
1976 Electra Woman and Dyna Girl Princess Cleopatra Recurring role, 4 episodes
1977 Panic in Echo Park Ebony TV pilot
1977 In the Matter of Karen Ann Quinlan Maria Armstrong Television film
1977 Rosetti and Ryan Jessica Hornesby Series regular, 7 episodes
1978–80, 1989–93, 1996, 2003–present General Hospital Tracy Quartermaine Series regular
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (1981)
Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress: Daytime (1992)
Nominated — Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (1993, 2014)
Nominated — Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress (1993)
Nominated — Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Villainess (2005)
1980 Dan August: The Jealousy Factor Plesance Television film
1980-1981 Knots Landing Judy Trent Recurring role, 3 episodes
1981-1982 Guiding Light Carrie Todd Marler Series regular
1982 The Zertigo Diamond Caper Maggie Brenner Television film
1984-1986 All My Children Cynthia Chandler Preston Courtlandt Series regular
Nominated — Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Villainess in a Daytime Serial (1986)
1987-1989 Days of Our Lives Anjelica Deveraux Series regular
Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Villainess: Daytime (1990)
Nominated — Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (1989)
Nominated — Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Villainess: Daytime (1991)
1987 Some Kind of Wonderful Carol Nelson
1987 Baby Boom Julie
1988 Baby Boom Julie Recurring role
1996-1997 The City Tracy Quartermaine Series regular
1998 Law & Order Randi Smolin Episode: "Castoff"
2001 Law & Order State Attorney General Isabel Shore Episode: "Ego"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jane Elliot Biography (1947-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  2. ^ "About GH: About the Actors | Jane Elliot | General Hospital @". Soapcentral.com. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  3. ^ Rout, Nancy E.; Buckley, Ellen (1992). The Soap Opera Book: Who's Who in Daytime Drama. Todd Publications. pp. 94–. ISBN 978-0-915344-23-9. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Jane Elliot Playing Tracy Quartermaine on General Hospital - Soaps.com". Soaps.sheknows.com. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  5. ^ "Jane Elliot 411". Soap Opera Digest. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  6. ^ Michael Logan (2014-05-02). "General Hospital 's Jane Elliot on Her (Shocking!) Daytime Emmy Nomination - Today's News: Our Take". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  7. ^ "Daytime Emmy reels: Jane Elliot ('GH') yearns for true love and first Emmy in 33 years". Goldderby.com. 2014-05-22. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 

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