Rebecca Staab

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Rebecca Staab
Rebecca Ann Staab

Hays, Kansas, U.S.
Years active1985–present
Known forPort Charles

Rebecca Ann Staab is an American actress.

Early life[edit]

Staab won the Miss Nebraska USA title and competed in the Miss USA 1980 pageant that year, where she placed in the Top 12.[1]

Acting career[edit]

Before becoming an actress, Staab was a model for the Ford Agency.[citation needed] She made her television debut on Guiding Light in 1985 and appeared in several other shows over the years, including Beverly Hills 90210, The Wonder Years, Seinfeld, Dharma & Greg, Columbo, NCIS, The Mentalist, Desperate Housewives, Live Shot, Port Charles, and The Young and the Restless.

Staab has most recently been seen in several Hallmark Channel television films, and currently has a recurring role in their Chronicle Mysteries series.

Personal life[edit]

Staab is in a relationship with actor William deVry.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]


Year Film / Show Role Notes
1985, 1987 Guiding Light Jessie Matthews 2 episodes[3]
1990 The Young Riders Jenny Episode: "The Play's the Thing"
1990 Columbo Tina Episode: "Columbo Cries Wolf"
1991 Dark Shadows Daphne Collins 3 episodes[4]
1991–1992 Beverly Hills 90210 Deidre Season 2; 2 episodes
1992 Cheers Debbie Episode: "Smotherly Love"
Likely Suspects Darcy Lowell Episode: "Pilot"
The Wonder Years Miss Lisa Farmer Season 6; Episode: "Sex and Economics"
Bob Linda Episode: "Penny for your Thoughts"
The Hat Squad Nikki Episode: "Rest in Peace"
1993 Love & War Woman Episode: "I Only Have Eyes for You"
Renegade Kat Calhoun Episode: "Endless Summer"
Trade Winds Ellen Sommers TV Miniseries; 2 episodes
1994 Seinfeld Kristin Season 6; Episode: "The Pledge Drive"
Ellen Cindy Episode: "The Toast"
1995 Home Improvement Debbie Carver Episode: "Bachelor of the Year"
Live Shot Sherry Beck 13 episodes
1994–1996 One West Waikiki Rebecca Dunn 3 episodes
1996 Chicago Hope Simone Episode: "Liar, Liar"
1997 Viper Dr. Valerie Reed Episode: "Manhunt"
1998 Night Man Assistant DA Howarth Episode: "Bad Moon Rising"
Players Corky Wallace Episode: "Confidence Man"
Martial Law (uncredited)
1999 Diagnosis Murder Betsy Episode: "The Flame"
2001 Dharma & Greg Judy Episode: "Judy & Greg"
It's Like, You Know... Audrey Episode: "The Quick and the Dead"
2002 The Drew Carey Show Melanie Episode: "Look Mom, One Hand"
2002–2003 Port Charles Elizabeth Barrington 40 episodes
2004 Nip/Tuck Gwen Camden Season 2; Episode: "Sean McNamara"
NCIS Greta Boyen Season 2; Episode: "Terminal Leave"
2005 CSI: NY Jessica Freemont Season 2; Episode: "Zoo York"
2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Chelsea Season 6; Episode: "Daddy's Little Girl"
2007 Las Vegas Rita Powell Episode: "Head Games"
2008 The Young and the Restless April Stevens 2 episodes
The Cleaner Judy Astor Episode: "Pilot"
2009 The Mentalist Monica Dunninger Season 2; Episode: "Redemption"
Desperate Housewives Stephanie Season 6; Episode: "Everybody Ought to Have a Maid"[5]
2010 Criminal Minds Lorraine Horton Season 5; Episode: "Parasite"
Dicks Trudy Turnbow TV movie
2012 Glee Mrs. Collins Season 3; Episode: "Choke"
Fairly Legal Episode: "Finale"
2016 The Irresistible Blueberry Farm Cynthia Branford Hallmark Movies & Mysteries TV Movie[6][7]
2017 Moonlight in Vermont Delia Grangely Hallmark Channel TV Movie[8]
Somewhere Between Colleen DeKizer 6 episodes[9][10]
Coming Home for Christmas Camille Hallmark Channel TV Movie[11]
2018 Road to Christmas Lois Baker Hallmark Channel TV Movie[12]
Mingle All the Way Helen Lange Hallmark Channel TV Movie[13]
Christmas Bells are Ringing Helen Hallmark Movies & Mysteries TV Movie[14]
2019 A Christmas Miracle Miss Hennessy Hallmark Movies & Mysteries TV Movie
2019–2021 Chronicle Mysteries Eileen Bruce Hallmark Movies & Mysteries TV Movie Series[15]
2020 Christmas by Starlight Pat Park Hallmark Channel TV Movie
2021 The Santa Stakeout Lois Carmichael Hallmark Channel TV Movie
2021 Christmas in Tahoe Dorothy Rhodes Hallmark Channel TV Movie
2022 Cut, Color, Murder Mitzi Stewart Hallmark Channel TV Movie
2023 The Night Agent Cynthia Hawkins Episode: "The Marionette"
2023 Superman & Lois Gretchen Kelley Episode: "What Kills You Only Makes You Stronger"


Year Film Role Notes
1991 The Marrying Man Arlene
1992 Love Potion No. 9 Cheryl
1994 The Fantastic Four Susan Storm unreleased
1997 Quiet Days in Hollywood Amelie
1999 Stray Bullet Stella Crosby
The Substitute 3: Winner Takes All Prof. Nicole Stewart
2001 A House on a Hill Kate Banks
2009 Love at First Hiccup Constance
All Ages Night Dennie Murphy
2012 A Perfect Ending Sylvie
2014 Between Doors Wendy Short film
2015 Doomed!: The Untold Story of Roger Corman's The Fantastic Four Herself Documentary
2016 Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel Heart
2018 The Miracle Season Bethany
2019 Surge of Dawn Heart
Breakthrough Cindy Rieger
La Buena Joann Short film
2021 Love Hard Barb Lin

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Miss Nebraska USA Hall of Fame". Vanbros & Associates. Archived from the original on 2007-03-14. Retrieved 2007-04-26.
  2. ^ Mazewski, Joanna (2017-07-16). "General Hospital William DeVry and Rebecca Staab Welcome A New Dog To Their Home". Soap Opera Spy. Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  3. ^ "Who's Who in Springfield - Jessica Matthews". Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  4. ^ Brown, Kathleen (1991-12-11). "Nebraska Native Lands Role on Fox Series". The Omaha World -Herald.
  5. ^ ABC Plots Groundbreaking "Housewives" Spin-off Archived 2010-01-05 at the Wayback Machine, Entertainment Weekly, September 7, 2009
  6. ^ "The Irresistible Blueberry Farm". Hallmark Movies and Mysteries. Retrieved 2019-08-30.
  7. ^ Eades, Chris (2016-07-13). "GENERAL HOSPITAL's William deVry Announces Rebecca Staab is Starring With Alison Sweeney in the New Hallmark Channel Movie, 'The Irresistible Blueberry Farm'!". ABC Soaps In Depth. Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  8. ^ "Moonlight in Vermont". Hallmark Channel. Retrieved 2019-08-30.
  9. ^ "Port Charles alum Rebecca Staab joins ABC thriller Somewhere Between". Soap Central. Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  10. ^ Mitchell, Molli (2018-10-03). "Somewhere Between on Netflix cast: Who is in the cast of Somewhere Between?". Express. Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  11. ^ "Coming Home for Christmas". Hallmark Channel. Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  12. ^ "Road to Christmas". Hallmark Channel. Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  13. ^ "Mingle All the Way". Hallmark Channel. Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  14. ^ "Christmas Bells are Ringing". Hallmark Movies and Mysteries. Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  15. ^ Ellenbogen, Rachael (2019-03-03). "'Chronicle Mysteries: Vines That Bind' Hallmark Movie Premiere: Cast, Trailer, Synopsis, Date". International Business Times. Retrieved 2019-08-29.