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"Marcie McBain" on the ABC Television Network's "One Life to Live"

By

Kathy Brier

Copyright 2006 ABC Daytime

"Marcie Walsh McBain" on the ABC Television Network's "One Life to Live":

Kathy Brier created the role of One Life to Live's Marcie Walsh in October 2002. Originally slated for a recurring role, Ms. Brier was soon put on contract, in December 2002. Marcie's heartfelt sincerity can make you laugh one minute and cry the next. In 2004, she received her first Daytime Emmy nomination in the Supporting Actress category.

August 12, 2003 - May 2, 2004, Miss Brier took on double with OLTL and the role of Tracy Turnblad in the Broadway production of "Hairspray." She had been the standby since Spring 2003.

Miss Brier was born and raised on Staten Island, NY. She attended Moore Catholic High School and then went on to study theatre and business at Wagner College, where she received a BS in Arts Administration. One Life to Live marks her first major television role.

She began acting in the theatre, with regional credits that include Fanny Brice in Funny Girl, Libby Tucker in I Oughta Be in Pictures, Joy in Cinderella and Rizzo In Grease. Her Off-Broadway credits include Ron Taylor and Mayor Maggie in Bat Boy The Musical at Union Square Theatre, The Prince and the Pauper at The Lamb's Theatre, O'Casey Knock at The John Houseman Theatre and Tango Ballad at The Actor's Studio.

Miss Brier currently resides in Manhattan. In addition to acting, she loves to read and swim.

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