Congratulations to General Hospital Newcomer, Maura West!

Maura West may be a newcomer to ABC’s General Hospital, but she is an iconic daytime actress. Maura West has been a part of daytime as she played on As the World Turns, and The Young and the Restless, before landing her killer role as mob Princess, Ava Jerome, on General Hospital.

At tonight’s 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, Maura West won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. West included GH’s Executive Producer, Frank Valentini and Head Writer, Ron Carlivati,  among others as her eyes welled up with tears of job during her acceptance speech.

General Hospital Blog gives Maura a huge congratulations for her big win! Way to go Maura!