Rebecca Ann Staab (born July 27, 1961) is an American actress and former beauty queen who competed in the Miss USA pageant.
Staab was born in Hays, Kansas and grew up in Ralston, Nebraska. She graduated from Ralston Senior High School in 1979. In 1980, she won the Miss Nebraska USA title and competed in the Miss USA 1980 pageant held in Biloxi, Mississippi in May of the same year. She placed in the top twelve of the nationally televised event.
On January 11, 2008, Staab made her debut on The Young and the Restless as April Stevens, Paul Williams' former wife and mother of his daughter, Heather Stevens.
Before becoming an actress, Staab worked as a model for the Ford Agency. She has appeared in numerous television shows:
Staab and David Chisum starred in eight 35-second webisodes airing each week during the sixth season of the ABC television series Desperate Housewives.
Staab had a 12-year relationship with actor/writer/director Shawn Thompson, whom she met while they were working together on Guiding Light (1952) between 1985 and 1988.
Staab is a certified scuba diver, and other hobbies include horseback riding, rock climbing, mountain biking, kayaking, running marathons and dancing. She is also fluent in French.