Carolyn Hennesy (Maria Callas) is best known on television for her Emmy-nominated portrayal of Diane Miller on General Hospital, as well as her memorable work as Barb Coman on ABC's Cougar Town and as Rosalyn Harris on Alan Ball's critically acclaimed HBO series True Blood. She recently won an Emmy for her appearance on The Bay: The Series. On the big screen, Hennesy's credits include Click, Legally Blonde 2, St. Agatha, and Terminator 3, among others. A Los Angeles native, Carolyn has been in over 100 theatrical productions spanning the LA regional and international theatre scenes. Having trained at American Conservatory Theatre and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London as well as earning a dramatic scholarship to the California State University at Northridge, she has played such distinguished houses as the Mark Taper Forum, Arizona Theatre Company and the Geary Stage. She is the 2001 recipient of the prestigious Natalie Schafer Award for Outstanding Comedic Actress given by the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle. Among other accolades, the LA Stage Alliance has honored her with an Ovation Award for her work in The Fan Maroo.
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