Judi Evans

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Judi Evans
Born (1964-07-12) July 12, 1964 (age 54)
Other namesJudi Evans Luciano
Years active1983–present
Notable work
Spouse(s)Michael Luciano (1993–present)
Children1 child

Judi Evans (also credited as Judi Evans Luciano, born July 12, 1964) is an American actress.

She played Beth Raines on the CBS series Guiding Light from (1983–1986), but is also known for playing Adrienne Johnson Kiriakis, a role she originated in 1986 on NBC's Days of Our Lives. She was a regular cast member from 1986-91.

She then played the role of Paulina Cory Carlino on the NBC series Another World from 1991 till the show's end in 1999. Evans returned to Days of Our Lives in 2003 to play. Bonnie Lockhart, which she played until early 2007; she reprised the role of Adrienne a few months later till early 2008. Later in 2010, she returned to Days of Our Lives to reprise the role of Adrienne once again, which she has played on a recurring basis since.


In June 2009, it was reported that Evans would be joining the cast of As the World Turns as Maeve, a new character on the show, scheduled to air in August 2009. The announcement ended speculation that Evans would be returning yet again to Days of our Lives, this time with former on-screen husband Wally Kurth.[1]

Evans was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in 2008 for Days of our Lives, 24 years after her first nomination and win for her role on Guiding Light.


Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
1983–1986 Guiding Light Beth Raines Contract role
1986 Dreams of Gold: The Mel Fisher Story Penelope Cabot Television film
Days of Our Lives Adrienne Johnson/
Bonnie Lockhart
Contract role
1991–1999 Another World Paulina Cory Carlino Contract role
2000 Getting Away with Murder: The JonBenet Ramsey Mystery Patsy Ramsey Television film
2008 Screening Party Amy Television film
2009 As the World Turns Maeve Stone Contract role
2012–2013 The Mentalist Senator Eillen Dawkins 3 episodes

Blood Runs thick by Romane Simon 2017


Daytime Emmy Awards

Soap Opera Digest Awards

  • (1986) Soap Opera Digest Award Outstanding Daytime Supercouple on a Daytime Serial for Guiding Light (shared with Vincent Irizarry) (Nominated)
  • (1993) Soap Opera Digest Award Hottest Female Star for Another World (Nominated)
  • (1998) Soap Opera Digest Award Outstanding Supporting Actress for Another World (Won)
  • (2005) Soap Opera Digest Award Favorite Return for Days of our Lives (Won)


  1. ^ "ATWT spoils DAYS reunion by hiring Judi Evans - As The World Turns @ soapcentral.com". Soapcentral. Retrieved 27 October 2014.

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