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Robin Mattson

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Robin Mattson in her Janet from Another Planet persona, in a still from the All My Children opening sequence.

Robin Mattson (born June 1, 1956 in Los Angeles) is an American soap opera actress.

She is arguably the best known character actress on daytime serials, with all of her roles proving to be extremely popular, yet none of them were especially long-tenured or unique from the others (she was typically cast in supporting, "villainess" type roles).

Mattson's soap roles include:

Trivia

  • Her nutty character on All My Children was referred to by other characters as well as television columnists as Janet from Another Planet.
  • Janet was not originally supposed to pull a gun on Trevor and Laurel at the wedding chapel. To read more about this event, see the Oklahoma City bombing.
  • Mattson is a gourmet cook. She co-authored the cook book Soap Opera Café : The Skinny on Food from a Daytime Star.
  • In 2005, she became engaged to former soccer player Werner Roth.

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