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Mary Beth Evans — A Minute of Your Time Please


Soap fans know Mary Beth Evans as Kayla on DAYS OF OUR LIVES — or perhaps from her roles as GENERAL HOSPITAL‘s Katherine or AS THE WORLD TURNS‘ Sierra — but we wanted to know more about the actress so we gave her a quick quiz. And you can learn a lot about someone in just 60 seconds!

What song never fails to make you think of your children?
“‘Dream A Little Dream Of Me’ by The Mamas & The Papas. I used to sing it to my kids when they were little.”

What book are you reading right now?
City Of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert. It is so good. I am loving it.”

What is your favorite sport?
I don’t play any sports, but I loved water polo when my son was playing from ninth grade till his junior year in college.”

What makes you laugh?
“I love physical comedy. That’s why I love I LOVE LUCY so much.”

I Love Lucy
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What movie do you know every line to, from start to finish?
“I watched The Notebook at least five times with my daughter when she was growing up.”

What job could you never ever do?
“A high-rise window washer, because I do not like heights!”

What was the last song you caught yourself singing in the shower?
“I don’t really sing in the shower, but I do whistle all kinds of tunes — because I whistle all the time!”

What was your first car?
“An early-’60s junker: a Volkswagen that I bought for $300. It was blue, and I used to wax it with Pledge furniture polish.”

If it were up to you, what would your epitaph read?
”‘Whew, that was fun! I’m tired!’”

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