Ava Jeromeplayed by Maura West
An art dealer with mafia ties, Ava Jerome has only been in Port Charles a short time -- but already it's clear she's trouble!
-Helped Sam's son Danny battle Leukemia.
The Bad and the Ugly
-Ran an illegal gambling ring and targeted Morgan Corinthos
-Shot Olivia Falconeri
-Tried to keep her daughter Kiki's paternity a secret
-Had an affair with her daughter Kiki's husband, Morgan
-Kiki Jerome: daughter
-Derek Wells / Julian Jerome: brother
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Actress Maura West joined the role of Ava Jerome in 2013. The character of Ava Jerome is currently in a custody battle with mob boss Sonny Corinthos for their daughter Avery.
Prior to joining "General Hospital," West was best known for her 15-year portrayal as Carly Snyder on the CBS daytime soap opera "As the World Turns."
West currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband and their children.
HOMETOWN… Springfield, Massachusetts.
Birthdate… April 27