Elizabeth Webber

played by Rebecca Herbst


Once a rebellious teenager, Elizabeth Webber has since matured into the role of mother and successful nurse. Warm and caring, her big heart often causes her the most problems.

Get the full story in our Elizabeth 101 photo timeline.


The Good
-Agreed to be a surrogate mother for Jasper "Jax" Jacks and Courtney Matthews when they were unable to have children of their own. Elizabeth later miscarried.
-Supported Emily Quartermaine after she was brutally raped.
-Confronted Lucky about his addiction to painkillers.

The Bad and the Ugly
-Was violently raped while walking home from a school dance.
-Slept with Zander Smith while married to Ric Lansing, and Nikolas Cassadine while engaged to his brother Lucky.
-Cheated on Lucky twice -- once with Jason Morgan, and once with his brother Nikolas.

-Patrick Drake: Co-worker
-Epiphany Johnson: Co-worker

-Carly Corinthos Jacks: Enemy

Love Interests
-Lucky Spencer
-Nikolas Cassadine
-Zander Smith
-Ric Lansing
-Jason Morgan


Rebecca Herbst originated the role of Elizabeth Webber on General Hospital in August 1997.

In February of 1999 Ms. Herbst won a Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Younger Lead Actress. She also received her first Daytime Emmy® nomination for Outstanding Younger Actress in May 1999.

At the age of six, Ms. Herbst told her mother that she wanted to be on television so that she could play with the toys. Since then she has appeared in over sixty national commercials. She has guest-starred in many television series, including Highway to Heaven, L.A. Law, Beverly Hills 90210, Step By Step, Boy Meets World, Sister Sister, Days Of Our Lives, and Brotherly Love. She also starred with Jaclyn Smith in the television movie Kaleidoscope. Ms. Herbst played Suzee, a series regular on cable's Space Cases. She was featured with Christopher Lloyd in the feature film Why Me?, and has also starred in various educational videos.

As a competitive ice skater, Ms. Herbst had to make a choice between pursuing skating and acting at the age of 16. She still loves to ice skate and rollerblade in her free time, but is very happy with her decision to pursue acting.

Ms. Herbst is married to former General Hospital co-star Michael Saucedo. The happy couple welcomed son Ethan into the world in October 2001, and daughter Ella in April 2004. They live near Los Angeles.