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Review: Laura Wright spotlighted in Maurice Benard’s ‘State of Mind’ mental health podcast

Emmy award-winning actress Laura Wright (“General Hospital”) was spotlighted in fellow Emmy winner Maurice Benard’s “State of Mind” mental health podcast. Digital Journal has the recap.

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Laura Wright. Photo Courtey of ABC, Craig Sjodin
Laura Wright. Photo Courtey of ABC, Craig Sjodin

Emmy award-winning actress Laura Wright (“General Hospital”) was spotlighted in fellow Emmy winner Maurice Benard’s “State of Mind” mental health podcast. Digital Journal has the recap.

Benard plays the role of patriarch Sonny Corinthos on the ABC soap opera “General Hospital,” while Wright portrays Carly Corinthos.

Wright and Benard shared a moving and intimate conversation together. Wright opened up about her life after divorce and the loss of her parents. Her life story is an inspiration to us all, and Wright is the epitome of grace, class, and brevity.

Their entire candid conversation may be seen below.

This summer, Laura Wright was featured in “The Locher Room,” hosted by Alan Locher, where he celebrated her 30 years in daytime television.

She made her television debut as Ally Rescott on the ABC daytime drama “Loving” on June 25, 1991. She played that role on “Loving” up until the debut of “The City” in 1995. She played the role of Ally on “The City” until the show’s demise in March of 1997.

On August 1, 1997, Laura joined the cast of “Guiding Light” in the role of Cassie Layne Winslow, a role she played for eight years before moving to “Port Charles” and “General Hospital”.

Laura Wright took over the role of Carly Corinthos in November of 2005, a role that she plays to this day. In 2011, Wright earned the coveted Daytime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series” for her superb portrayal of Carly Corinthos.

On September 26, Wright will be doing a virtual fan event for Fantasy Events Inc., where she will be joined by Eden McCoy, who plays her on-screen daughter Josslyn Jacks. To learn more about this upcoming Zoom fan event, click here.

To learn more about Laura Wright, follow him on Instagram.

For more information on “Maurice Benard State of Mind,” visit its official website, and follow the podcast on its Instagram page.

Read More: Digital Journal’s Markos Papadatos chatted with Laura Wright about her 30th anniversary on daytime television back in July of 2021.

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Markos Papadatos is Digital Journal's Editor-at-Large for Music News. Papadatos is a Greek-American journalist and educator that has authored over 18,000 original articles over the past 16 years. He has interviewed some of the biggest names in music, entertainment, lifestyle, magic, and sports. He is a six-time consecutive "Best of Long Island" winner, and in the past three years, he was honored as the "Best Long Island Personality" in Arts & Entertainment, an honor that has gone to Billy Joel six times.

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