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Encyclopedia > Anna Kathryn Holbrook
Anna Kathryn Holbrook, as seen in a Claritin commercial
Anna Kathryn Holbrook, as seen in a Claritin commercial

Anna Kathryn Holbrook (born April 18, 1956 in Fairbanks, Alaska) is an American soap opera actress, best known for her role as Sharlene Frame Hudson on Another World, a role she played originally from 1988 to 1991. She returned from 1993 to 1997 and again in 1999. Anna Kathryn Holbrook, as seen in a Claritin commercial. ... Anna Kathryn Holbrook, as seen in a Claritin commercial. ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: The Golden Heart City Location Coordinates , Government Country  State   Borough United States  Alaska   Fairbanks North Star Incorporated November 10, 1903 Mayor Steve M. Thompson Geographical characteristics Area     City 84. ... The first TIME cover devoted to soap operas: Dated January 12, 1976, Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes of Days of our Lives are featured with the headline Soap Operas: Sex and suffering in the afternoon. A soap opera is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction, usually broadcast on television... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Another World (AW) (sometimes called Another World: Bay City to distinguish it from its spinoffs in the 1970s and 1980s) was a Daytime Emmy-winning American soap opera which ran on the NBC television network (CTV in Canada) from May 4, 1964 to June 25, 1999. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


An interesting fact about the circumstances of Holbrook's hiring is that she was picked not only for her dramatic aptitude, but also for her ability to look much older than she was; the character of Sharlene was a plain farm girl and Holbrook proved she could act in the appropriate manner. She was subsequently paired with an actor on the program, David Forsyth, who was nine years older than she was. The first actress to play her daughter on the show, Alexandra Wilson, was only twelve years younger than Holbrook herself. Bales of hay on a farm near Ames, Iowa A farm is the basic unit in agriculture. ... David Forsyth (born September 18, 1947) is a well-known American soap opera actor. ... Alexandra Wilson (born July 17, 1968 in Pasadena, California) is an American actress, best known for being the original actress to play the role of Josie Watts on the soap opera Another World. ...


She won a Daytime Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress award for her role as Sharlene in 1996. The Daytime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Los Angeles-based Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American daytime television programming. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...


In 2003 and 2004, she was seen in advertisements for Claritin allergy pills. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Loratadine is a drug used to treat allergies. ...


In 2006, Anna Holbrook is an acting teacher at the Performing Arts Conservatory in New Canaan, CT.


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Another World (TV series) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (4165 words)
His daughter Donna (Anna Stuart) ended up marrying the love of her life in stable boy-turned-businessman Michael Hudson (Kale Browne).
Love stories of the 1980s included Felicia's storybook wedding to Mitch Blake (who came back to town), and the unlikely pairing of John Hudson with Sharlene Frame (at this time, the role was played by Anna Kathryn Holbrook).
In fact, the story had actually called for Donna (Anna Stuart) to be offed, but massive fan protest caused Phelps to rewrite the episodes.
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