In the Soap Opera Spotlight: Rebecca Budig

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Rebecca Budig PictureMost All My Children fans are thrilled that Rebecca Budig is stepping back into the role she originated.

But do you truly know the original Greenlee? Here are a few fun facts about the actress that not even the most die hard All My Children follower will be aware of:

  • She's the youngest in a family of eight children.
  • She previously portrayed Michelle Bauer on Guiding Light, but initially auditioned for the role of Kelsey on All My Children.
  • Budig's first acting job was a bit part in the Aerosmith video for "Livin' on the Edge."
  • he locked lips with Chris O'Donnell in the awful 1995 film Batman Forever.
  • Cameron Mathison calls her "peanut."
  • The actress majored in zoology at Miami University in Ohio before launching her performing career.
  • Budig completed the New York Marathon in 3:45:56.

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