Eva La Rue
LaRue was born in Long Beach, California, and is of Puerto Rican, French, Dutch and Scottish ancestry. She is a member of the Bahá’í Faith.
LaRue began acting at the age of six and was later a teenage beauty queen. She won Danfranc Productions Miss California Empire 1984 title at the state pageant held in Irvine, CA. From 1993 to 1997 and again from 2002 to 2005, LaRue portrayed Dr. Maria Santos Grey on All My Children. Where she was half of one of AMC’s super-couples Edmund and Maria. She received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination in the category of "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series" for AMC. She also received a nomination in 2004 in the category of "Outstanding Original Song" for composing the song Dance Again with You, which was used as a backdrop to the lovemaking scene after the third marriage of the characters Edmund and Maria June of 2003.