Kimberly McCullough
Actress, singer, dancer
Kimberly McCullough
Kimberly Anne McCullough is an American actress singer and dancer. She is best known for her longtime role as Robin Scorpio on the soap opera General Hospital, a role which she originated at the age of 7, playing the character on and off from 1985 to 2001 with a stint in 2004. McCullough later returned to the show in 2005 as a doctor and departed once again in 2012.
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Actress Kimberly McCullough Opens Up About Her Miscarriage
Huffington Post - about 1 year
"General Hospital" star Kimberly McCullough shared her journey suffering a miscarriage in a touching blog post.  In the post published Sunday, McCullough shared some of "the best and the worst" moments of her year in 2015. McCullough felt her "year was made" last January when she was offered an opportunity to direct an episode of ABC's TV show "Pretty Little Liars," she wrote.  But "the best day" of her life was finding out she was pregnant with a girl. "That was probably the best day of my life thus far, the one I will remember as 'having it all,'" the actress wrote. "It was the night before my first day of shooting. I was prepared. I was fulfilled." At 22 weeks, McCullough learned she had lost her baby girl.  "My heart was so full and then it broke," she wrote. "I had lost my baby girl. It was too much. I didn’t need to learn this lesson. I wasn’t interested." And while the actress said she doesn't believe things happen "for a reason," she is proud that she "reli ...
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Kimberly McCullough leaving 'General Hospital'
AZCentral - Arizona's Home Page - about 5 years
Longtime viewers of "General Hospital" have watched <a class="fplink fp-165260" href="/kimberly+mccullough+1">Kimberly McCullough</a> grow up. She originated the role of Robin Scorpio as a child in 1985 and will leave the show this month.
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Kimberly McCullough to leave "General Hospital"
Yahoo News - over 5 years
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - In yet another blow to the ailing soap-opera genre, "General Hospital" star <a class="fplink fp-165260" href="/kimberly+mccullough">Kimberly McCullough</a> is leaving the series. McCullough is leaving the long-running soap -- which she joined in 1985, at the age of 7 -- in order to focus her efforts behind the camera. "<a class="fplink fp-165260" href="/kimberly+mccullough">Kimberly McCullough</a> has decided to pursue her dream of directing full-time so she has decided to leave 'General Hospital' as storyline dictates," the network said in a statement. ...
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General Hospital actress debuts film locally - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Google News - over 5 years
Kimberly McCullough will hold the East coast debut of her short film &#39;Nice Guys Finish Last&#39; on Aug. 28th at Palazzo 53. McCullough will hold the East coast debut of her short film “Nice Guys Finish Last” staring Danielle Harris and Lexi Ainsworth on
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How about dinner and a movie with a Soap star? - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Google News - over 5 years
Kimberly McCullough - who played the character “Robin Scoprio-Drake” on the long-running daytime soap opera General Hospital - will host the dinner and a screening of her short film Nice Guys Finish Last staring Danielle Harris and Lexi Ainsworth
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General Hospital fans meet their favorite stars at Fan Club Weekend (Photos) - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
Kimberly McCullough (Robin) and Jason Thompson (Patrick) are clearly friends and hung out chatting, awaiting the beginning of the luncheon. Steve Burton (Jason), Brandon Barash (Johnny) who also had some of his beautiful photography for sale,
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Gladys Knight y Marie Osmond estarán en los premios Emmy - Espanol UPI.com
Google News - over 5 years
... la cual será transmitida en vivo el domingo en la mañana, y estará acompañado, en calidad de presentadores, de Christian Leblanc, Susan Lucci, Marlee Matlin, Kimberly McCullough, Jillian Michaelis, Sherri Shepherd, Arianne Zucker y Heather Tom
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AFI's Directing Workshop for Women - Moving Pictures Network
Google News - over 5 years
Of the eight films presented by 2011′s directors Amy French, Jennifer Glynn, Rachel Goldberg, Kimberly McCullough, Lisa Robertson, Courtney Rowe, Tina Salmassi and Velvet Andrews Smith, “Commerce,” written and directed by Lisa Robertson, was chosen by
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Wayne Brady, Carol Burnett, Marie Osmond, et al. Set for June 19 Daytime Emmy ... - TheaterMania.com
Google News - over 5 years
Presenters will include Anderson Cooper, Carol Burnett, Marlee Matlin, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Nate Berkus, Rachael Ray, Dr. Travis Stork, Vanna White, Peter Marshall, Jillian Michaels, Kelly Monaco, Kimberly McCullough, Genie Francis, Galen Gering,
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Exclusive: Daytime Emmy Awards Get Ready to Roll - TV Guide
Google News - over 5 years
The list of presenters includes Anderson Cooper, Carol Burnett, Marlee Matlin, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Nate Berkus, Rachael Ray, Dr. Travis Stork, Vanna White, Peter Marshall, Jillian Michaels, Kelly Monaco, Kimberly McCullough, Genie Francis, Galen Gering,
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Lisa vs. Patrick and Robin on 'General Hospital' - 7Online.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Drs. Patrick Drake and Robin Scorpio (Jason Thompson and two-time Emmy winner Kimberly McCullough) are trying to heal and repair their marriage, as psycho doctor Lisa Niles is laying the groundwork for her next attack on the couple
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Cholodenko Hosts AFI Directing Workshop for Women Showcase - Indie Wire (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
[AFI Photo from left to right: Jennifer Glynn, Courtney Rowe, Kimberly McCullough, Rachel Goldberg, Amy French, Lisa Cholodenko, Tina Salmassi, Lisa Robertson and Velvet Andrews Smith.] Anne Thompson does more than just break news; she provides an
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About 800 Graduate From UWF - NorthEscambia.com
Google News - almost 6 years
... Michael Curran, Melissa Garcia, Rachel Godwin, Kyle Hall, Tranecia Harris, Rebekah Johansen, Paula-Jean Johnson, Mary Jones, Matthew Kirkland, Christina Kwon, Joseph Lee, Kimberly McCullough, Amanda Palmer, John Pavlus, Steven Perz, Jessica Phelps,
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Jaya Yoga settling in for stretch - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Google News - almost 6 years
People were in and out all day to check the place out, and to meet Kimberly McCullough, who plays Robin Scorpio on the soap opera “General Hospital.” Movie director Clark Johnson, who is friends with McCullough, even stopped by on his way to Rochester,
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What's On TODAY
NYTimes - over 8 years
8 P.M. (CW) 90210 They're not in Kansas anymore. In this new version of ''Beverly Hills, 90210'' Rob Estes and Lori Loughlin play Harry and Debbie Wilson, who depart rural America for California with their teenage children, Annie (Shenae Grimes) and Dixon (Tristan Wilds) -- the better to care for a boozy grandmother (Jessica Walters). Enter West
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What's On Today
NYTimes - over 8 years
9 P.M. (13); 10 P.M. (49) BURNING SEASON ''Wide Angle'' visits the Indonesian rain forest, where areas the size of 300 soccer fields are being cut down and burned to clear land for crops like oil palms, turning the country into the world's third-largest emitter of carbon dioxide, behind the United States and China. Dorjee Sun, a 29-year-old
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Welcome Back, Alumni
NYTimes - about 11 years
This month on ''General Hospital,'' Luke Spencer -- a leading character in the soap opera, played as always by Anthony Geary, who joined the cast in 1978 -- was lying in a hospital bed with a mysterious illness. A man approached him, and Luke's eyes widened with recognition. ''I'm dead,'' Luke said. ''I'm dead and gone to hell.'' ''No,'' the man
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Prepare the O.R. (and A.A.): Dr. Drake Is Back; Rick Springfield Returns as an Older, Drunker Soap Opera Hero
NYTimes - about 11 years
When it comes to getting viewers' attention, soap operas have always favored the spectacular over the subtle. And that big-splash approach definitely extends to casting: on Friday's episode of ''General Hospital'' on ABC, Rick Springfield will begin to reprise his role as Dr. Noah Drake -- after a 22-year absence from the show. Dr. Drake may not be
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Kimberly McCullough
    THIRTIES
  • 2015
    Age 36
    In her year-end blog post for 2015, McCullough revealed she had suffered the miscarriage of her daughter, at 22-weeks.
    More Details Hide Details All of McCullough's awards and nominations have been for her role as Robin Scorpio on General Hospital.
  • 2013
    Age 34
    In 2013, McCullough returned to the role.
    More Details Hide Details In 2011, McCullough directed the short film Nice Guys Finish Last. The film starred Danielle Harris and McCullough's General Hospital co-star Lexi Ainsworth. McCullough was born in Bellflower, California. She has two older brothers and is of Scottish descent. Her mother is a dance teacher, who took her to rehearsals, and got her involved with acting. McCullough's first appearance was as a 7-month-old baby in a diaper commercial, co-starring with actress Juliet Mills. She started doing gymnastics at the age of 4, and performed as part of a group called the "Gym Dandies." At the age of 6, she auditioned for choreographer Debbie Allen. Allen was eventually won over and cast McCullough in the television series Fame. However, she is not listed in any of the credits, so this is yet to be verified. McCullough followed this up with a dancing part in Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo. McCullough was involved in a long-term relationship with Freddie Prinze Jr, before he met Sarah Michelle Gellar (he married Sarah in 2002 and they have two children).
  • 2012
    Age 33
    However, scenes airing on March 27, 2012 showed Robin to be alive and held captive in an undisclosed location, leaving the door open for her to return in the future.
    More Details Hide Details Since July 2012, McCullough has made several guest appearances on General Hospital.
  • 2011
    Age 32
    In November 2011, McCullough announced her plans to leave General Hospital once again in order to pursue a career as a director, and her character was believed to have died on February 21, 2012.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2000
    Age 21
    After brief returns to General Hospital in 2000 and 2004, she finally returned to General Hospital on a permanent basis in October 2005, with her character Robin Scorpio now a doctor, having graduated from medical school.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1998
    Age 19
    In 1998, she returned to the show, but then left once again to pursue other acting opportunities, which included co-starring in the primetime drama series Once and Again and Joan of Arcadia.
    More Details Hide Details She also wrote and directed the mockumentary Lil Star about girls in childhood beauty pageants, a story which allowed McCullough to draw on her own experiences. In 2001 she appeared in the movie "Legally Blonde" as Amy, one of Elle Woods' sororiety sisters.
  • 1996
    Age 17
    In 1996, she took a short break from playing the character when she went off to college for a brief stint at New York University Tisch School of the Arts from 1996 to 1997, although she never graduated or received a degree from the university.
    More Details Hide Details On General Hospital, Robin Scorpio was also written out for the same reason, except the character was attending Yale University to study medicine. Unlike many soap opera characters, her character of Robin Scorpio has never been "sorased" but has aged in real time along with McCullough.
    She won a second Daytime Emmy in 1996 for this storyline, once again for "Outstanding Younger Leading Actress in a Drama Series".
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1989
    Age 10
    In 1989 at the age of 11, McCullough won her first Daytime Emmy Award, for "Outstanding Juvenile Female in a Drama Series".
    More Details Hide Details One of her most memorable storylines began in 1995, when her teenage character contracted HIV after having unprotected sex with her boyfriend Stone, who was unknowingly infected with the virus and later died of AIDS.
  • 1985
    Age 6
    In the fall of 1985, McCullough made her debut during the Asian Quarter storyline, which showcased her acting skills alongside veteran actor Keye Luke through the majority of the storyline.
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    In 1985, after failing to land a role on the TV sitcom Webster, McCullough auditioned for the role of Robin Scorpio, the 6-year-old daughter of Robert Scorpio (Tristan Rogers) and Anna Devane (director/actress Finola Hughes).
    More Details Hide Details The producers made her audition 12 times but eventually gave her the part and her role became a popular success.
    She is best known for her role as Robin Scorpio on the soap opera General Hospital, a role which she originated at the age of 7, playing the character on and off from 1985 to 2001 with a stint in 2004.
    More Details Hide Details McCullough later returned to the show in 2005 as a doctor and departed in 2012. She has made sporadic guest appearances since July 2012. However, in August 2013, McCullough signed a contract to return to the series full-time. McCullough has also played the character in one episode of the GH spinoff Port Charles, and in a few episodes of All My Children. In summer 2007, again as Robin, she played one of the leads in the primetime GH spinoff, General Hospital: Night Shift. McCullough is also an ABC Director Fellow, shadowing other directors.
  • 1978
    Born
    Born on March 5, 1978.
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