Cynthia Watros – Age, Husband, Career, Full Facts

Cynthia Watros

The story of the career and personal life of Cynthia Watros is not a boring one, there is no dull moment. The actress has starred in high profile roles in television series and movies. Her role as Annie Dutton in the CBS soap opera “Guiding Light” is one role that expanded the coasts of her fame and opened more opportunities for her in the acting industry. Here is everything you need to know about her.

Cynthia Watros: Age and early life

Cynthia Watros was born on September 2, 1968, in Lake Orion Michigan to Bruce Watros an electrical engineer and Nancy, a legal secretary. She has an older brother named Steven, who is also an electrical engineer. Cynthia Watros has a mixed heritage of Polish (from her paternal grandmother), Italian (from her maternal grandfather), English, and Welsh.

Cynthia Watros was just 7 years old when her parents divorced and she was raised in a trailer park in Lake Orion. By the time she became a teenager, she was diagnosed with a sickly disease called “immune thrombocytopenia”, (it is an autoimmune disease of the blood). The actress fought the disease and passed through two years of chemotherapy. Many thought she wouldn’t make it but she did – she survived.

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Cynthia attended Macomb Community College in Macomb County, Michigan and then the Boston University School for the Arts where she obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre from Boston University.

Cynthia Watros is 51 years old.

Cynthia Watros: Career

Cynthia Watros made her acting debut in 1994 in the Fox police drama series “New York Undercover” as a reporter. By a stroke of good fortune, she started playing the role of Annie Dutton a year later in the CBS soap opera “Guiding Light”. Her role was that of a nurse who fell in love with his patient. In 1998, she won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role on “Guiding Light”.

She appeared as Erin Fitzpatrick on Fox’s dark comedy sitcom “Titus” from 2000 to 2002 and gained recognition as a comedic actress of note, playing the fiancée of the title character played by Christopher Titus. During this period, she was pregnant with twins, and since her character, Erin was not supposed to be pregnant, she was filmed mostly standing behind objects, holding things in front of her. Other times, they filmed her from above the waist, wearing dark clothes.

Between 2005 – 2006, Cynthia Watros appeared on the ABC series “Lost”, portraying psychologist Libby, a romantic interest to Hurley and a member of the “Tailies”, a group of survivors of the plane crash who were in the tail section of the plane. She stayed in the show until her character was killed but she made appearances in flashbacks and even reappeared in the grand finale of the series.

In motion pictures, she played the character of Jane in “American Crude” and Karen in the coming of age comedy film “Calvin Marshall”. She has flourished mostly in television series. In 2009, she filmed a pilot for “Valley Girls”, a spin-off of the CW series “Gossip Girl” set in the 1980s, in which she played CeCe Rhodes, the socialite ex-wife of Rick Rhodes, and mother of the series’ protagonists.

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Cynthia Watros played Mary Matrix, coach of the FPS Varsity team in the online series “Video Game High School” Her character was introduced in season two of the series. She appeared in the CBS soap opera “The Young and the Restless” but left the show in early 2014 with her character being recast. In July 2014, she joined the cast of the MTV series “Finding Carter”.

Currently, she is playing the role of Nina Reeves in the daytime television medical drama “General Hospital”. Cynthia Watros is an Emmy Award winner.

Husband, net worth and other facts

Cynthia is married to Curtis Gilliland, a restaurateur in Los Angeles. They got married in 1996 and they are still together. Their marriage is blessed with twin girls Emma Rose Marie and Sadie Anna Marie Gilliland, who were born July 14, 2001, in Los Angeles.

Cynthia Watros has a net worth of 1.5 million dollars. Although one would expect that the actor’s worth would surpass this, however, the good thing is that she is not broke and homeless. She is still active in the acting industry and even if she retires now, she is dropping her acting gloves as a millionaire.

The movie star participated in a USO tour to Iraq, visiting several bases, including COP Callahan in Baghdad’s East Adamiyah area in 2008. She enjoys skiing and dancing and has disclosed that she loves playing character roles that have secrets.

Cynthia Watros stands at a height of 5 ft 7 inches or 1.7 meters tall. She weighs around 55kg or 121Ibs. Her Bra size is 34B and her body measurement is 34-23-34.

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