Dahlia Salem

Role Claire, GH

Show General Hospital

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BIRTHDATE: November 21, 1971

BIRTHPLACE: New York

STAR SIGN: Scorpio

YEARS ON SHOW: 2010-present


Dahlia Salem grew up doing impressions of family and friends, so it was little wonder she became an actor. After college she attended Circle in the Square Theater Conservatory Program in New York City for two years. She landed a gig on ANOTHER WORLD and then moved to prime-time guest spots, culminating in a recurring role on ER.

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Random facts

  • Her favorite movie is Jaws.
  • Cites Jessica Lange's work in Tootsie and Frances as inspiring her to become an actor.
  • Named her chocolate lab Amelie, after the French film.
  • Attended Boston University.
  • Served as understudy for Rosa in a Broadway production of The Rose Tattoo.