Martha Byrne

Active - 1982 - 2006  |   Born - Dec 23, 1969 in Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States  |   Genres - Children's/Family, Comedy, Comedy Drama, Mystery, Culture & Society [nf]

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  • Landed her first acting job at age 10, playing an orphan in the Broadway musical Annie.
  • Was 15 when she was cast as Lily Walsh on As the World Turns.
  • Founded the annual Daytime Salutes St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital benefit in 1993.
  • Was nominated for Daytime Emmys multiple times; she won  Outstanding Younger Actress in 1987 and Outstanding Lead Actress in 2001.
  • Two of her pregnancies were chronicled on TLC's A Baby Story: the 2002 birth of her second son and the 2006 birth of her daughter.
  • Was hired as a writer for the daytime drama The Bold and the Beautiful in 2009.