Constance Towers

Biography: Constance was born in Whitefish, Montana, and had dreams as a child of being an operatic star. These aspirations led her to actually turn down a contract from Paramount Pictures at age eleven.
"Here I was, this scrawny little girl who sang...and the Paramount executives made an offer.
Though I could have killed myself ten years later for turning down the contract, at the time I wanted no part of it." When her family moved to New York, Constance attended both the Juilliard School of Music and the American Academy of the Dramatic Arts. Her first professional role was in a summer stock production of "Carousel," which inspired her to forget her operatic aspirations and pursue a career in musical theater. She is now a respected veteran of the Broadway stage who is remembered most for her starring role as Mrs. Anna in the 1978 revival of "The King and I," opposite Yul Brynner. Ms. Towers' other stage appearances include "The Sound of Music," "Kiss Me Kate," "42nd Street,"
Constance was born in Whitefish, Montana, and had dreams as a child of being an operatic star. These aspirations led her to actually turn down a contract from Paramount Pictures at age eleven.
"Here I was, this scrawny little girl who sang...and the Paramount executives made an offer.
Though I could have killed myself ten years later for turning down the contract, at the time I wanted no part of it."
When her family moved to New York, Constance attended both the Juilliard School of Music and the American Academy of the Dramatic Arts. Her first professional role was in a summer stock production of "Carousel," which inspired her to forget her operatic aspirations and pursue a career in musical theater. She is now a respected veteran of the Broadway stage who is remembered most for her starring role as Mrs. Anna in the 1978 revival of "The King and I," opposite Yul Brynner. Ms. Towers' other stage appearances include "The Sound of Music," "Kiss Me Kate," "42nd Street," "Oklahoma!," "Camelot" and "Mame."
She has been honored for her work on stage on many occasions. She is a recipient of the New York Critic's Outer Circle Award for Excellence in Theater, the American Academy of the Dramatic Arts Achievement Award, and the Best Musical Actress of 1974 Award by the New Jersey Drama Critics Association.
In addition to her many stage appearances, she is also an accomplished actress in television and motion pictures. Her big screen debut came opposite John Wayne and William Holden in John Ford's "The Horse Soldiers." She went on to appear in another Ford film, "Sergeant Rutledge," and her recent films include "A Perfect Murder" with Gwyneth Paltrow, "The Relic" and "Karate Kid IV."
On television, she has appeared on many shows including a starring role on "Capitol," and guest appearances on such series as "Sunset Beach," "L.A. Law," "Designing Women," "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," "Silk Stalkings," "Baywatch," "Caroline in the City" and "Frasier." She received an Emmy nomination for her dramatic performance in the Television Network special, "Once in Her Life." She has also appeared on "The Home Show," "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," "The Merv Griffin Show" and "The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson."
Constance has been married for 25 years to John Gavin, and her family consists of her children Michael and Maureen McGrath, Cristina and Maria Gavin; and a grandson, Gavin Patrick McGrath. Through her husband's work as the former U.S. ambassador to Mexico, Constance has been involved with numerous charitable organizations. After the 1985 Mexico City earthquake she founded Project Connie, an organization that offered aid to those in need of medical and rehabilitation assistance.
To date, the organization has provided a new orphanage in Mexico City, adoption placements in U.S. homes for over 20 children from Mexico and El Salvador, and aid to many devastated families through rebuilding their homes and helping them start new businesses. In addition, Constance now sits on the boards of the Children's Bureau of California, the National Health Foundation, and The Red Cross and The Blue Ribbon of Los Angeles.
Constance Towers feels that she has been greatly blessed in both her personal and professional life, and one of her greatest desires is to share those blessings with others. She is doing just that through her acting and vocal gifts, and through her dedicated work with Project Connie.
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tbd General Hospital: Season 44 Apr 3, 2006 Helena Cassadine tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 43 Apr 1, 2005 Constance Towers - Helena Cassadine #3 (1997-2002; 2004; 01/05 - Present) / Helena Cassadine tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 42 Apr 1, 2004 Constance Towers - Helena Cassadine #3 (1997-2002; 2004; 01/05 - Present) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 41 Apr 1, 2003 Constance Towers - Helena Cassadine #3 (1997-2002; 2004; 01/05 - Present) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 40 Apr 1, 2002 Constance Towers - Helena Cassadine #3 (1997-2002; 2004; 01/05 - Present) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 39 Jan 2, 2002 Constance Towers - Helena Cassadine #3 (1997-2002; 2004; 01/05 - Present) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 38 Jan 2, 2001 Constance Towers - Helena Cassadine #3 (1997-2002; 2004; 01/05 - Present) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 37 Jan 3, 2000 Constance Towers - Helena Cassadine #3 (1997-2002; 2004; 01/05 - Present) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 36 Jan 4, 1999 Constance Towers - Helena Cassadine #3 (1997-2002; 2004; 01/05 - Present) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 35 Jan 2, 1998 Constance Towers - Helena Cassadine #3 (1997-2002; 2004; 01/05 - Present) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 34 Mar 4, 1997 Constance Towers - Helena Cassadine #3 (1997-2002; 2004; 01/05 - Present) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 33 Jan 4, 1996 Constance Towers - Helena Cassadine #3 (1997-2002; 2004; 01/05 - Present) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 32 Nov 7, 1995 Constance Towers - Helena Cassadine #3 (1997-2002; 2004; 01/05 - Present) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 31 Apr 22, 1994 Constance Towers - Helena Cassadine #3 (1997-2002; 2004; 01/05 - Present) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 30 Mar 31, 1993 Constance Towers - Helena Cassadine #3 (1997-2002; 2004; 01/05 - Present) tbd
tbd 2000 Malibu Road: Season 1 Aug 23, 1992 Camilla Tremont [Jade's Mother] tbd