Maura WestAva Jerome
Actress Maura West joined the role of Ava Jerome in 2013. 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.
Ava Jerome is the owner of Port Charles' most well-known art gallery. She and her brother, Julian Jerome, are the children of infamous mob boss Victor Jerome. However, they both have left the mob behind. Ava is also the mother of two daughters: Kiki Jerome and Avery Corinthos.