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Rebecca Budig Bio

(Greenlee, AMC)

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BIRTHDATE: June 26
HOMETOWN: Fort Mitchell, KY
MARITAL STATUS: engaged to former TV marketing exec Michael Benson; divorced from Bob Guiney, whom she married in July 2004
FIRST AIR DATE ON AMC: August 11, 1999

The youngest in a family of eight children, Rebecca Budig joined ALL MY CHILDREN in 1999 after a stint as good girl Michelle Bauer on GUIDING LIGHT. Budig's first acting job was a bit part in the Aerosmith video for "Livin' on the Edge," and she locked lips with Chris O'Donnell in the 1995 feature film Batman Forever.

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  1. Most Embarrassing Moment: Budig has said it was winning her Digest Award without having prepared an acceptance speech.
  2. Nicknames: Budig is called "Peanut" by co-star Cameron Mathison (Ryan); Josh Duhamel (ex-Leo, AMC) refers to her as "Little Budig"; and though she's not quite sure why, she has also earned the at-work nickname of "Botox."
  3. Her last name is pronounced Bud-ig, not Boo-dig.
  4. Her grandfather, Otto Budig, is a major stockholder in the Procter and Gamble corporation
  5. Cameron Mathison was the photographer for her wedding to BACHELOR's Bob Guiney.
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IT'S A GIRL FOR AMC ALUM   Sep 8, 2014

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AMC ALUM EXPECTING   Apr 30, 2014

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New Gig For AMC's Rebecca Budig   Sep 6, 2013

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Other Roles

Other Soap Roles
GUIDING LIGHT (Michelle, 1995-98)

TV Roles
CASTLE (Mandy, 2011)
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (Holli, 2009)
CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (Joanna, 2007)
OUT OF PRACTICE (Carla, 2006)
HOPE & FAITH (Brooke, 2003-2004)
BONEHEAD DETECTIVES OF THE PALEO WORLD (Allie, 1997)

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