Molly Kathleen Burnett
April 23, 1988
|Education||Littleton High School, Wagner College|
|Occupation||Actress, singer, producer|
|Family||Will Burnett (brother)|
Burnett was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in the Outstanding Younger Actress in A Drama Series category in 2010 and 2012, and one for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Digital Daytime Drama Series in 2018.
While attending Littleton High School, she took on numerous roles at both school and theater companies in the greater Denver area. Her credits include A Midsummer Night's Dream, Noises Off, and the title role in Annie.
In 2008, Burnett landed the role of heroine Melanie Jonas on the daytime serial Days of Our Lives. In 2012, she left daytime television to pursue other roles, landing guest spots on such prime time series as CSI: NY and Major Crimes. She also landed her first movie role, portraying Ashley Bloom in the MTV Original Film Ladies Man: A Made Movie, as well as the role of Justine Gable in the Hallmark Hall of Fame film This Magic Moment. In late 2015, Burnett appeared in the multi-episode role of Nina Moore on CSI: Cyber. Burnett's indie film credits include the roles of Lex in the sci-fi thriller Ctrl+Alt+Del, Lisa in The Wedding Party, and of Southern Belle Kate Stenson in Shattered.
Burnett returned to Days of Our Lives for a six-month stint in late 2014. In mid-2016, she temporarily played the role of Maxie Jones on the daytime serial General Hospital. In mid-2018, Burnett once again stepped in for an ailing Kirsten Storms on General Hospital as Maxie Jones.
|2013||This Is Normal||Katie||Short film|
|2013||Ladies Man: A Made Movie||Ashley Bloom||Film|
|2013||This Magic Moment||Justine Gable||Hallmark Hall of Fame|
|2013||Quentin and Lisa At The Grocery Store||Lisa||Short film|
|2016||Ctrl Alt Delete||Lex||Film|
|2016||The Wedding Party||Lisa||Film|
|2017||Mommy I Didn't Do It||Gail Saverin||Film|
|2018||The Lover in the Attic:A True Story||Dolly Oesterreich||Lead role|
|2007||Life||Josie||Episode: "Serious Control Issues" (#1.9)|
|2008–2016||Days of Our Lives||Melanie Layton Kiriakis Jonas||2008–2012, 2014–2015, 2016|
|2009–2014||True Blood||Amanda Jane||Episodes: "Keep This Party Going" (#2.2), "May Be the Last Time" (#7.7; voice, uncredited)|
|2010||Good Luck Charlie||Madison||Episode: "Boys Meet Girls" (#1.11)|
|2011–2012||Venice: The Series||Sarah||Episodes: (#3.1-12)|
|2012||CSI: NY||Molly Byrne||Episode: "Slainte" (#8.16)|
|2013||Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous||Deb||Episode: "Zach Stone Is Gonna Be The Zacthelor" (#1.7)|
|2013||Major Crimes||Kim Riley||Episode: "Jailbait" (#2.13)|
|2013||Addicts Anonymous||Haley Meyers||Episodes (#1.1-1.6)|
|2013–2015||Jessie||Darla Shannon||Episodes: "GI Jessie" (#2.26), "A Close Shave" (#4.2)|
|2015||Longmire||Sarah||Episode: "Four Arrows" (#4.4)|
|2016, 2018||General Hospital||Maxie Jones||Temporary replacement, July 5, 2016 – July 29, 2016 June 1–4, 2018|
|2016–2017||Relationship Status||Laura||Episodes: "The Good Guy" (#1.1), "The Match" (#1.5), "The Ring Bearer (#1.7)|
|2015–2016||CSI: Cyber||Nina Moore||Episodes: "Why-Fi" (#2.1), "Shades of Grey" (#2.10), "5 Deadly Sins" (#2.16), "Legacy" (#2.18)|
|2017–Present||Queen of the South||Kelly Anne Van Awken||Recurring Role 21 episodes|
|2018||"Give Me Your Hand"||Herself||Shannon K|
Awards and nominations
|2010||Daytime Emmy Award||Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series||Days of Our Lives||Nominated|
|2012||Daytime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series||Days of our Lives||Nominated|
|2018||Daytime Emmy Award||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Digital Daytime Drama Series||Relationship Status||Nominated|
- Rabinowitz, Naomi (October 21, 2008). "Focus on ... Molly Burnett". Soap Opera Digest. United States. American Media Inc. 33 (#43): 68.
- Husted, Bill. "Husted: Colorado girls dream big, dazzle stage and screen". The Denver Post. Denver: Digital First Media. Retrieved April 10, 2010.
- "Exclusive: Molly Burnett Dishes Her Return to Days of Our Lives". TV Guide. 2014-11-17. Retrieved 2016-11-03.
- Giddens, Jamey (May 27, 2016). "It's Official: Molly Burnett Steps in For Kirsten Storms at General Hospital". Daytime Confidential. Retrieved November 3, 2016.
- SOD (May 18, 2018). "EXCLUSIVE! MOLLY BURNETT FILLS IN FOR GH'S STORMS". Soap Opera Digest. United States. American Media Inc. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
- Soaps SheKnows (May 18, 2018). "Molly Burnett temporarily fills in for Kirsten Storms". Soaps.com. United States: SheKnows Media. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
- Mason, Charlie (May 27, 2016). "General Hospital: Kirsten Storms' Maxie Recast Temporarily With Days Vet". TVLine. United States: Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved July 2, 2016.
- "The 37th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Nominations". New York City: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. May 12, 2010. Archived from the original on June 28, 2013. Retrieved May 5, 2013.
- "Daytime Emmy Award - 2012 nominations". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. North Hollywood, Los Angeles. Archived from the original on May 12, 2012. Retrieved May 10, 2012.
- "Daytime Emmy Nominations: General Hospital Leads Programs & CBS Tops Networks". Deadline Hollywood. March 21, 2018.