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Jill Larson
Pine Valley Presence
At A Glance
Jill Larson joined the cast of All My Children in November 1989.

Born and raised in Minnesota, Larson earned a degree in communications from Hunter College. Early in her career, Larson focused her attention on stage performances, appearing in The Glass Menagerie, Gypsy, Agnes of God, and other productions.

Upon turning her efforts towards television, Larson quickly found guest-starring roles on Kate & Allie and The Equalizer. Eventually, she landed the long-term role of Ursula Blackwell on One Life to Live.

Larson completed her acting portfolio by appearing in several motion pictures, including White Squall and 28 Days.

Larson is a founding member and president of GLM Productions, a theatrical production company. Through that company, Ms. Larson produced the off-Broadway comedy revue, Serious Bizness, and co-produced the documentary film, Gibbs Garden -- a cinematic portrait of a painter stricken with AIDS, which was nominated for a student Academy Award. Ms. Larson later co-curated an exhibit of that painter's work.

Larson, a single mom, divides her time between her New York City apartment and a weekend home in Pennsylvania.
Acting Portfolio
TELEVISION
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Clara Holland
2007

All My Children
Opal Cortlandt
November 1989 to September 23, 2011; April 29, 2013 to September 2, 2013

One Life to Live
Ursula Blackwell
1988 to 1989

As the World Turns
Judith Clayton
1986

Santa Barbara
Garnette
Acting Portfolio
FILM
Shutter Island
Manacled Woman
2010

Manhattanites
Mrs. Grimm
2008

Were the World Mine
Nora Bellinger
2008

The Living Wake
Alma
2007

Barry Dingle
2005

White Squall
Peggy Beaumont
1996

Wise Guys
Mrs. Fixer
1986

Chère Louise
1972

La Maison sous les arbres
1971
Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys, Nominee Outstanding Supporting Actress (1991, 1993)
Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Minneapolis, Minnesota
DATE OF BIRTH: October 7, 1949
HEIGHT: 5'8-1/2"
HAIR: Strawberry blonde
EYES: Blue/green
News Archives
News Archive: "Luke Duke" to appear as Opal's new love interest. [Nov 12, 2001]
News Archive: 17-tear vet Larson dropped to recurring status. [Jun 27, 2006]
News Archive: Larson speaks out on whether or not she will move to LA with AMC. [Sep 24, 2009]
News Archive: ABC offers Jill Larson a contract to keep her on AMC. [Dec 13, 2009]
News Archive: Prospect Park confirms Larson, others for AMC reboot. [Jan 22, 2013]
News Archive: Jill Larson: AMC relaunch was ahead of its time [Nov 14, 2013]
News Archive: Y&R fashion show brings B&B crossover, AMC guest star. [Nov 14, 2013]
News Archive: Larson's First Kiss seen by more than 80mil people. [Apr 24, 2014]
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