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Birth Name: Rebecca Jo Budig.
Born: June 26, 1973, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, USA.
Nickname: "G", Peanut, Little Budig.
Height: 5' 1" (1.55 m).
-Bob Guiney (3 July 2004 - present).
-Daniel Geller (1 June 2000 - October 2000) (divorced).
Rebecca Budig biography (bio):
Rebecca Budig is an Emmy-nominated American actress and television presenter. Budig is the youngest of eight children, she has five sisters and two brothers.
Budig graduated from the Cincinnati School of the Performing Arts and later went on to major in zoology at Miami University in Ohio. In 1993, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career. In Los Angeles, she began studying with acting coaches Howard Fine and Jay Goldenberg at the Howard Fine Acting Studio and at the Young Actors Space, respectively.
Rebecca's first acting job was in Aerosmith's music video Living on the Edge. She later had a cameo role as a teenage girl saved by Chris O'Donnell's character, Robin, in Batman Forever.
In 1995, she auditioned for the role of Kelsey Jefferson on AMC but received an offer from Guiding Light, where she began her three-year stint as Michelle Bauer from (1995-1998).
She played the role of Patty in Captain Nuke and the Bomber Boys in 1995. She then played Babsy in the 1996 film God's Lonely Man. Followed by James Dean: A Race with Destiny where she played acclaimed actress Natalie Wood and Bonehead Detectives in the Paleo World where she played Allie. Both films were released in 1997.
However, her most famous role has been that of a spoiled rich girl-turned-makeup company executive, Greenlee Smythe du Pres Lavery, on All My Children - a role which she played from August 11, 1999 until making her final appearance on All My Children on November 30, 2005. The role of Greenlee Symthe was supposed to last for only three months, but executives enjoyed her so much, she was offered a three-year contract. While on AMC, Budig garnered much accolade from fans and press for her performance on the soap as well as her character's pairing with Josh Duhamel's Leo du Pres.
Other notable roles include co-hosting The Sports Illustrated for Kids Show.
Rebecca worked for the World Wrestling Federation as an interviewer for a short time on Sunday Night HEAT in 2000.
She recently did a movie called The Perfect Child (2007) featured on Lifetime.
On June 1, 2000, Rebecca married Daniel Geller, but they divorced four months later. She then met former Bachelor star Bob Guiney while hosting the The Bachelor repeat shows on ABC Family. The two were married on July 3, 2004. After exiting her AMC role, Rebecca and Bob moved to Hollywood.