WESTPORT, Conn. -- Happy Birthday To Westport’s Cady McClain.
McClain, who has owned a home in Westport, turns 44 on Sunday. The singer, actress and author was born Oct. 13, 1969, in Burbank, CA.
She began her professional acting career in a commercial for Band-Aid bandages in 1978 and later appeared in more than 30 commercials for products including McDonald's, Amtrak and Kenner's "Strawberry Shortcake" dolls.
Her notable early TV credit was a recurring role on St. Elsewhere. She is best known for two television roles on All My Children and on As the World Turns. She won her first Daytime Emmy in 1990 for "Outstanding Ingenue" on All My Children and second Daytime Emmy Award for her portrayal of Rosanna on As the World Turns in 2004.
She also works with various Theater and wrote, produced and acted in a one-woman piece of performance art called "Mona 7”.
She later appeared in the independent films "Simple Justice, (1989), Alma Mater (2008), and Soldier's Heart, (2008). The Film "Soldier's Heart”, won the prestigious "Best Narrative Feature" award at the GI Film Festival in Washington D.C.
Click here to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.