Rebecca Herbst Bio

(Elizabeth, GH)

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BIRTHDATE: May 12, 1977
BIRTHPLACE: Tarzana, CA
STAR SIGN: Taurus
YEARS ON SHOW: 1997-present
MARITAL STATUS: Married to Michael Saucedo (ex-Juan, GH) since 2001.
CHILDREN: Son Ethan was born on Oct. 31, 2001, daughter Ella was born on April 12, 2004, and son Emerson was born on Aug. 9, 2010.

A California native, Rebecca Herbst became intrigued with acting when her older sister, Jennifer, appeared in a children's exercise video for Disney. The video's producer, who was also an agent, promptly arranged Herbst's first commercial audition for Banner toilet tissue, and she landed it at the tender age of 6. The gig began a long and prosperous career, spanning more than 60 national commercials.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. ; For her role as Suzee on SPACE CASES, Herbst had to dye her hair so it had seven strips of vibrant blue, red and purple going through it.
  2. Herbst gave co-star Jonathan Jackson (Lucky) his first on-screen kiss, during her screen test for GH.
  3. She does all her fan club events to raise money for The Smile Train, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping millions of children born with cleft lips and palates.
  4. She was instrumental in casting her TV son, Cameron. Braden Walkes, who plays the role, is the real-life son of one of Herbst's best friends.
  5. An avid seamstress, Herbst has designed and sewn many of her Daytime Emmy gowns. She created the dresses worn by Natalia Livingston (ex-Rebecca/Emily) and Kimberly McCullough (Robin) at the 2006 ceremonies.
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Rebecca Herbst
GH's Rebecca Herbst Lends Her Support To An Important Cause   Oct 30, 2013

Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth, GH) is supporting a cause close to her heart, raising money and...

GH's Herbst: I'm Not Fired   Dec 20, 2012

In the wake of Scott Reeves's ouster as Steve on GH, his on-screen sister, Rebecca Herbst...

GH's Rebecca Herbst's Holiday Mission   Dec 13, 2012

Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth, GH) is a longtime supporter of The Smile Train and is ...

GH Casting News!   Mar 23, 2012

Rebecca Herbst has renewed her contract with GH and will continue on as Elizabeth.

GH's Herbst Out!   May 5, 2011

Due to illness, Rebecca Herbst's role of Elizabeth Webber will be temporarily recast by Martha...

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Other Roles

Other Soap Roles
GENERAL HOSPITAL: NIGHT SHIFT (Elizabeth Webber, 2007)
DAYS OF OUR LIVES (Dana Winthrop, 1996)

TV Roles
HEFNER: UNAUTHORIZED (Barbi Benton, 1999)
BROTHERLY LOVE (Kristen, 1997)
SPACE CASES (Suzee, 1996)
THE LAZARUS MAN (The Wallpaper Person, 1996)
SISTER, SISTER (Muffy, 1995)
DONOR UNKNOWN (Danielle Stillman, 1995)
BOY MEETS WORLD (Jill Hollinger, 1995)
STEP BY STEP (Shelley, 1995)
BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 (Brower Daughter, 1993)
KALEIDOSCOPE (Emily, 1990)
HIGHWAY TO HEAVEN (young girl, 1987)
L.A. LAW (Jennifer Simmons, 1986)

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