Rebecca Staab

Rebecca Ann Staab (born July 27, 1961) is an American actress.

Rebecca Staab
Rebecca Ann Staab

(1961-07-27) July 27, 1961 (age 60)
Hays, Kansas, U.S.
Years active1985–present
Known forPort Charles

Early life and careerEdit

Staab was born in Hays, Kansas and grew up in Ralston, Nebraska. She graduated from Ralston Senior High School in 1979. In 1980, she won the Miss Nebraska USA title and competed in the Miss USA 1980 pageant held in Biloxi, Mississippi in May of the same year. She placed in the Top 12.[1]

Before becoming an actress, Staab worked as a model for the Ford Agency. She made her debut with television series Guiding Light in 1985 and went on to appear in several television shows over the years including episodes of hit shows like Beverly Hills 90210, The Wonder Years, Seinfeld, Dharma & Greg, Columbo, NCIS, The Mentalist and Desperate Housewives among others.

Her most notable roles on television featured in Live Shot and Port Charles. On January 11, 2008, Staab made her debut on The Young and the Restless as April Stevens, Paul Williams' former wife and mother of his daughter, Heather Stevens, appearing in 2 episodes.

Staab has most recently been seen in several Hallmark Channel television films and currently plays a recurring role in the Chronicle Mysteries film series.

Personal lifeEdit

Staab is in a relationship with actor William deVry.[2]

Selected filmographyEdit


Year Film / Show Role Notes
1985, 1987 Guiding Light Jessie Matthews 2 episodes[3]
1990 The Young Riders Jenny Episode: "The Play's the Thing"
1990 Columbo Tina Episode: "Columbo Cries Wolf"
1991 Dark Shadows Daphne Collins 3 episodes[4]
1991–1992 Beverly Hills 90210 Deidre Season 2; 2 episodes
1992 Cheers Debbie Episode: "Smotherly Love"
Likely Suspects Darcy Lowell Episode: "Pilot"
The Wonder Years Miss Lisa Farmer Season 6; Episode: "Sex and Economics"
Bob Linda Episode: "Penny for your Thoughts
The Hat Squad Nikki Episode: "Rest in Peace"
1993 Love & War Woman Episode: "I Only Have Eyes for You"
Renegade Kat Calhoun Episode: "Endless Summer"
Trade Winds Ellen Sommers TV Miniseries; 2 episodes
1994 Seinfeld Kristin Season 6; Episode: "The Pledge Drive"
Ellen Cindy Episode: "The Toast"
1995 Home Improvement Debbie Carver Episode: "Bachelor of the Year"
Live Shot Sherry Beck 13 episodes
1994–1996 One West Waikiki Rebecca Dunn 3 episodes
1996 Chicago Hope Simone Episode: "Liar, Liar"
1997 Viper Dr. Valerie Reed Episode: "Manhunt"
1998 Night Man Assistant DA Howarth Episode: "Bad Moon Rising"
Players Corky Wallace Episode: "Confidence Man"
Martial Law (uncredited)
1999 Diagnosis Murder Betsy Episode: "The Flame"
2001 Dharma & Greg Judy Episode: "Judy & Greg"
It's Like, You Know... Audrey Episode: "The Quick and the Dead"
2002 The Drew Carey Show Melanie Episode: "Look Mom, One Hand"
2002–2003 Port Charles Elizabeth Barrington 40 episodes
2004 Nip/Tuck Gwen Camden Season 2; Episode: "Sean McNamara"
NCIS Greta Boyen Season 2; Episode: "Terminal Leave"
2005 CSI: NY Jessica Freemont Season 2; Episode: "Zoo York"
2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Chelsea Season 6; Episode: "Daddy's Little Girl"
2007 Las Vegas Rita Powell Episode: "Head Games"
2008 The Young and the Restless April Stevens 2 episodes
The Cleaner Judy Astor Episode: "Pilot"
2009 The Mentalist Monica Dunninger Season 2; Episode: "Redemption"
Desperate Housewives Stephanie Season 6; Episode: "Everybody Ought to Have a Maid"[5]
2010 Criminal Minds Lorraine Horton Season 5; Episode: "Parasite"
Dicks Trudy Turnbow TV Movie
2012 Glee Mrs. Collins Season 3; Episode: "Choke"
Fairly Legal Episode: "Finale"
2016 The Irresistible Blueberry Farm Cynthia Branford Hallmark Movies & Mysteries TV Movie[6][7]
2017 Moonlight in Vermont Delia Grangely Hallmark Channel TV Movie[8]
Somewhere Between Colleen DeKizer 6 episodes[9][10]
Coming Home for Christmas Camille Hallmark Channel TV Movie[11]
2018 Road to Christmas Lois Baker Hallmark Channel TV Movie[12]
Mingle All the Way Helen Lange Hallmark Channel TV Movie[13]
Christmas Bells are Ringing Helen Hallmark Movies & Mysteries TV Movie[14]
2019 A Christmas Miracle Miss Hennessy Hallmark Movies & Mysteries TV Movie
2019–2021 Chronicle Mysteries Eileen Bruce Hallmark Movies & Mysteries TV Movie Series[15]
2020 Christmas by Starlight Pat Park Hallmark Channel TV Movie


Year Film Role Notes
1991 The Marrying Man Arlene
1992 Love Potion No. 9 Cheryl
1994 The Fantastic Four Susan Storm unreleased
1997 Quiet Days in Hollywood Amelie
1999 Stray Bullet Stella Crosby
The Substitute 3: Winner Takes All Prof. Nicole Stewart
2001 A House on a Hill Kate Banks
2009 Love at First Hiccup Constance
All Ages Night Dennie Murphy
2012 A Perfect Ending Sylvie
2014 Between Doors Wendy Short film
2015 Doomed!: The Untold Story of Roger Corman's The Fantastic Four Herself Documentary
2016 Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel Heart
2018 The Miracle Season Bethany
2019 Surge of Dawn Heart
Breakthrough Cindy Rieger
La Buena Joann Short film

External linksEdit


  1. ^ "Miss Nebraska USA Hall of Fame". Vanbros & Associates. Archived from the original on 2007-03-14. Retrieved 2007-04-26.
  2. ^ Mazewski, Joanna (2017-07-16). "General Hospital William DeVry and Rebecca Staab Welcome A New Dog To Their Home". Soap Opera Spy. Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  3. ^ "Who's Who in Springfield - Jessica Matthews". Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  4. ^ Brown, Kathleen (1991-12-11). "Nebraska Native Lands Role on Fox Series". The Omaha World -Herald.
  5. ^ ABC Plots Groundbreaking "Housewives" Spin-off Archived 2010-01-05 at the Wayback Machine, Entertainment Weekly, September 7, 2009
  6. ^ "The Irresistible Blueberry Farm". Hallmark Movies and Mysteries. Retrieved 2019-08-30.
  7. ^ Eades, Chris (2016-07-13). "GENERAL HOSPITAL's William deVry Announces Rebecca Staab is Starring With Alison Sweeney in the New Hallmark Channel Movie, 'The Irresistible Blueberry Farm'!". ABC Soaps In Depth. Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  8. ^ "Moonlight in Vermont". Hallmark Channel. Retrieved 2019-08-30.
  9. ^ "Port Charles alum Rebecca Staab joins ABC thriller Somewhere Between". Soap Central. Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  10. ^ Mitchell, Molli (2018-10-03). "Somewhere Between on Netflix cast: Who is in the cast of Somewhere Between?". Express. Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  11. ^ "Coming Home for Christmas". Hallmark Channel. Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  12. ^ "Road to Christmas". Hallmark Channel. Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  13. ^ "Mingle All the Way". Hallmark Channel. Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  14. ^ "Christmas Bells are Ringing". Hallmark Movies and Mysteries. Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  15. ^ Ellenbogen, Rachael (2019-03-03). "'Chronicle Mysteries: Vines That Bind' Hallmark Movie Premiere: Cast, Trailer, Synopsis, Date". International Business Times. Retrieved 2019-08-29.