Ava Jerome (Maura West) who is the main character in General Hospital, knows how to crank up the heat at Port Charles. Ava has been a huge problem since her debut in 2013 with the bulk of the attention focusing on her private life. She’s experienced struggles and tribulations in the romance realm like many characters from soap operas. It is possible that she will fall in the love of a different man, and the relationship she has with her current partner is at risk. If you are a fan of Soap TV, you will surely wonder with the question how old is ava on General Hospital?
How old is ava on General Hospital?
She was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, on April 27, 1972, which makes her 50 years old today! West’s acting career began in 1995, when she was cast in the CBS daytime program As the World Turns as Carly Tenney.
Since April 11, 1995 until May 8th, 1996 and then again beginning October 10, 1997 until the last telecast episode that aired on the 17th of September, 2010 she played the role. West received 7 Daytime Emmy Award nominations and was awarded two times for her performance (both within the Outstanding Lead Actress category).
She was added to in the ensemble of The Young and the Restless on September 1, 2010 and was first introduced on the show as Diane Jenkins in October of that year. She was the third actor in the show to play Diane Jenkins (after Alex Donnelley and Susan Walters)
West’s tenure on the classic drama was brief, with her final appearance in August of 2011. She accepted an opportunity to appear on General Hospital from Executive Producer Frank Valentini eight months later.
Her character’s identity was initially unknown, but we later found she would be playing Ava Jerome, a new member of the feared mafioso dynasty that had previously governed GH in the late 1980s.
West won a third Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for her depiction of the anti-heroine, as well as critical praise. Apart from her work on soap operas, West has also acted in the feature film Come Back to Me, which is based on the novel The Resurrectionist.