Byrne, Martha 1969–

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BYRNE, Martha 1969–


Full name, Mary Martha Byrne; born December 23, 1969, in Ridgewood, NJ; daughter of Terrence Joseph and Mary Adele (maiden name, TuMulty) Byrne; married Michael McMahon (a police officer), November 12, 1994; children: Michael, Mawell.




Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Radio and Television Artists, Actor's Equity.

Awards, Honors:

Soap Opera Digest Award nominations, outstanding youth actor, 1986, hottest female star, 1994 and 1997, outstanding younger leading actress, 1996, hottest romance (with Jon Hensley), 1998, favorite couple (with Hensley), 2000, outstanding lead actress, 2001, Daytime Emmy Award nomination, outstanding ingenue in a drama series, 1986, Daytime Emmy Award, outstanding ingenue in a drama series, 1987, Daytime Emmy Award, outstanding lead actress in a drama series, 2001, Daytime Emmy Award nomination, outstanding lead actress in a drama series, 2002, for As the World Turns.


Television Appearances; Series:

Lily Walsh Mason Santana Snyder #2, As the World Turns, 1985–89, 1993—.

Rose D'Angelo, As the World Turns, 2000–2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Elizabeth McCall, Drop–Out Father, CBS, 1982.

Emily Grier, He's Fired, She's Hired, CBS, 1984.

Jill, Pink Lightning, Fox, 1991.

Donna McDermott, When the Cradle Falls, CBS, 1997.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Lily, As the World Turns: 30th Anniversary, CBS, 1986.

Bob Hope & Friends: Making New Memories, NBC, 1991.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, The 13th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1986.

Presenter, The 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 1993.

Presenter, The 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1995.

Presenter, The 24th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 1997.

Presenter, The 26th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 1999.

Presenter, The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2000.

The 28th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2001.

Presenter, The 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Carter Lowe, "The Bad Seed," Kate & Allie, CBS, 1985.

Lizbeth, "Fairest of Them All," In the Heat of the Night, NBC, 1989.

"In the Still of the Night," Jake and the Fatman, CBS, 1990.

Julie Talmadge, "If Looks Could Kill," Over My Dead Body, 1990.

"Gathering Clouds: Parts 1 & 2," The Young Riders, ABC, 1990.

"Nautilus for Naught," Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1990.

Sarah Lapp, "Murder, Plain & Simple," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1991.

Erica Dietz, "Dirty Laundry," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1991.

Erin, "Summer of #92," Parker Lewis Can't Lose, Fox, 1992.

Living It Up! With Ali and Jack, NBC, 2004.

Also appeared as Miranda Chadway, The Hamptons, ABC.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Lisa Hewitt, I Do, I Don't, ABC, 1983.

Film Appearances:

The Eyes of the Amaryllis, Vestron Video, 1982.

Anna Hart, Anna to the Infinite Power, 1983.

Molly Stamwick, The Beniker Gang (also known as Dear Lola, or How to Start Your Own Family), Lorimar, 1985.

Alison Wells, The Marksmen (also known as Sliding Home), Shoreline, 1997.

Iowa, Mergers & Acquisitions, Film Threat, 2001.

Stage Appearances:

Orphan July and understudy for the title role, Annie, Alvin Theatre, New York City, 1977–81.



Martha Byrne, 1996.

Released a second album.



Soap Opera Digest, December 25, 2001, pp. 30–33.

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