Leslie Charleson was born on February 22 in Kansas City, MO.
Charleson’s first soap role was on the short-lived A FLAME IN THE WIND on ABC. She was also a series regular on the CBS soap LOVE IS A MANY SPLENDORED THING from 1967-70.
The actress was pals with Jane Elliot (ex-Tracy) before they were cast on GH. “I remember sitting backstage with her when she was doing a Broadway show and we got to be good friends. And look what happened!”
Charleson, who began playing Monica in August 1977, is the longest-running cast member on GENERAL HOSPITAL.
The actress has been nominated for four Daytime Emmy awards for her work on GH.