Sydney Penny

Sydney Penny returned in 2005, playing fan favorite Julia Santos Keefer. She originated the popular role in September 1993, having received a Daytime Emmy and a Soap Opera Digest Award nomination in 1995.

Penny received critical acclaim for her performance as young Meggie in the hit ABC miniseries, The Thorn Birds, and played the popular role of B.J. Walker on Santa Barbara. Before coming back to AMC, she played Samantha Kelly on The Bold and the Beautiful, and starred in the TV movie Hidden Places.

Sydney's long list of credits include a co-starring role in the syndicated television series The New Gidget and movie roles in Pale Rider, with Clint Eastwood, La Ciociara with Sophia Loren and Bernadette. Moreover, she has made guest appearances on a variety of primetime television shows, including Jack's Place, The Twilight Zone and St. Elsewhere.

Away from the cameras, Penny enjoys horseback riding, cooking and has "a passion for anything to do with the era of the 1930s and 1940s," according to her official bio.

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All My Children Quotes

Greenlee Smythe du Pres Lavery: How long? How long have you known that you love me?
Ryan Lavery: Well, I know - you know, I know I've been falling for a while.
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: You didn't say a word?
Ryan Lavery: I wouldn't let myself, not until I was absolutely dead sure.
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: That...
Ryan Lavery: That I could love you as much as Leo did. You remember that day in the park when you said that you were waiting for someone to give you that kind of love, the whole heart kind? Well, now I can. My whole heart is yours.

Ryan Lavery: I got halfway to the Valley Inn, and I stopped. What the hell was I thinking?
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: I hated that you left.
Ryan Lavery: You're my wife. You're my beautiful wife. I'd be an idiot to be anywhere else.
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: I love you so much.
Ryan Lavery: I love you. This is where I should be, now and always. Come here. Come here.