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Hope Bauer
Robin Mattson.jpg
Robin Mattson as Hope Bauer
Guiding Light
Another World
Portrayed by: Jennifer Kirschner (1963-1965)
Elissa Leeds (1966 & 1968-1973)
Paula Schwartz (1968)
Tisch Raye (1975-1976)
Robin Mattson (1976-1977)
Katherine Justice (1977)
Elvera Roussel (1979-1983)
Duration: 1963-1966, 1968-1973, 1975-1977 &1979-1983 (GL)
1966 (AW)
First appearance: September 20, 1963 (GL)
March 25, 1966 (AW)
Last appearance: November 23, 1983 (GL)
June 30, 1966 (AW)
Cause/reason: Left town
Created by: Agnes Nixon
Family: Bauer family
Conrad family
Miller family
Gender: Female
Born: September 20, 1958
(originally September 20, 1963)
Occupation: Interior Decorator
Residence: London, England
Parents: Michael "Mike" Bauer
Julie Conrad
(mother, deceased)
Siblings: None/unknown
Marital status: Single
Past marriage(s): Alan Spaulding
(divorced, deceased) [1980-1983]
Children: Alan-Michael Spaulding
(son, with Alan)
Grandparents: William "Bill" Bauer Sr.
(paternal, deceased)
Bertha "Bert" Miller
(paternal, deceased)
Great-grandparents: Frederich Bauer
(paternal, deceased)
Unknown woman
(paternal, deceased)
Aunts & uncles: William "Ed" Bauer Jr.
Hillary Bauer
(paternal, deceased)
Cousins: Frederick "Rick" Bauer
Michelle Bauer
Other relatives: Jude Cooper Bauer
Leah Bauer
Robert "Robbie" Santos
Hope Santos
Romances: Alexander "Alex" McDaniels
(dated; 1975)
Chad Richards
(dated; 1976)
Benjamin "Ben" McFarren
(dated/engaged; 1976-1977)
Gordon Middleton
(lovers; 1979)
Alan Spaulding
(affair/lovers; 1980, deceased)
Warren Andrews
(dated; 1983)

Hope Bauer (formerly Spaulding) is a fictional character on the CBS daytime soap opera Guiding Light and the NBC daytime soap opera Another World.

Actor History:[]

  • Jennifer Kirschner (GL: 09/1963-08/1965)
  • Elissa Leeds (AW: 03/1966-06/1966 & GL: 12/1968-12/1973)
  • Paula Schwartz ((GL: 03/1968-12/1968)
  • Tisch Raye (GL: 06/1975-04/1976)
  • Robin Mattson (GL: 05/1976-01/1977)
  • Katherine Justice (GL: 01/1977-04/1977)
  • Elvera Roussel (GL: 03/1979-11/1983)

Character History:[]