AS THE WORLD TURNS’ Noelle Beck (Lily) is about to travel back in time! The actress has joined the cast of THE CARRIE DIARIES in the recurring role of Sebastian’s absentee mother, Ginny?! However, don’t expect to see a beleaguered heroine on the CW drama! “My character is crazy!” Beck laughs. “I would never talk to my kids this way. So funny! It’s all about Ginny!”
The actress had previously worked with executive producer Amy B. Harris on the CBS primetime sudser CENTRAL PARK WEST, but was meeting the young cast of THE CARRIE DIARIES for the first time. “AnnaSophia [Robb, Carrie] is adorable,” Beck enthuses. “She is such a pro for 19 years old. Austin [Butler, Sebastian] is even more handsome in person, if that’s even possible! What a kind, sincere, sweet young man.”
Beck reports that she had a blast working on the ’80s-era series, especially when it came to her period costumes! “I loved my wardrobe, hair and makeup,” she smiles. “I’m an ’80s girl!”
Beck’s first episode of THE CARRIE DIARIES, airs on Monday, March 18, and you can see her again in the following episode on Tuesday, March 25.