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Amy Driscoll
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General Hospital
Portrayed by Risa Dorken
Current status Recurring
Duration 2016-present
First appearance May 4, 2016
Created by Shelly Altman
Jean Passanante
Introduced by Frank Valentini
Profile
Alias(es) Man Landers (advice column)
Gender Female
Education Graduate of PC High
Occupation Nurse at GH
Advice columnist
Title Nurse
Residence Corinthos-Davis-Driscoll Apartment
Port Charles, New York

Nurse Amy Driscoll[3] is a fictional character on the ABC soap opera General Hospital.

She has been portrayed by actress Risa Dorken since the character's debut on May 4, 2016.

Casting/Characterization

On April 7, 2016, Soap Opera Digest broke the news that Risa Dorken had been cast as nosy nurse Amy [Driscoll].

Both Amy's name and personality bear quite a resemblence to Amy Vining, the long-running nurse played by the late Shell Kepler; Amy is described as “a spunky new nurse who just can’t help herself from gossiping and putting her nose in other’s business.”[4][5]

Dorken made her first appearance on May 4, 2016.[6]

Background

It was revealed that Amy went to high school with Dillon and Maxie and was into films like Dillon and she was and still is into him.

Storylines

On May 4, 2016, Amy is seen at the hospital gossiping to Maxie Jones. Amy was also a suspect in the hospital murders.

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Amy performs

Amy attends and performs in the 2016 The Nurses' Ball.

In March 2017, it was mentioned that she lives with Kristina Corinthos-Davis.[7]

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Amy tries to hide

In April 2017, it was revealed that Amy knows Dillon Quartermaine from high school.

In May 2017, Amy revealed that Maxie was a witch in high school and she was head cheerleader and cut Amy from the team because she wasn't the right type.

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Amy and Emma

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Amy, Emma, Valerie and Kristina perform to "Brave" at the Nurses' Ball

Amy walks the red carpet at the 2017 Nurses' Ball alone and tries to hide from the hosts but Nathan saves her and says she's with him.




Crimes Committed

  • Stole a photo of Nathan and Maxie and ripped it in half [revealed May 4, 2017]
  • Used Nathan's picture on her advice column [revealed May 26, 2017]

References

  1. It was stated on June 14, 2017 that Amy has several brothers
  2. http://tvmegasite.net/transcripts/gh/older/2017/gh-trans-06-16-17.shtml
  3. Last name revealed on May 4, 2016.
  4. http://www.soapoperadigest.com/content/gh-taps-new-nurse
  5. http://soapcentral.com/gh/news/2016/0407-dorken.php
  6. http://www.soapoperadigest.com/content/meet-ghs-new-nurse
  7. http://tvmegasite.net/transcripts/gh/older/2017/gh-trans-03-29-17.shtml ... "Amy: Kristina, don't you get it?! This e-mail is going to change my life! [Sighs] Of course, I accepted. This is it! I'm finally being acknowledged! No more standing on the sidelines! Finally, I get the chance to shine! [Giggles] When I get home, we have to celebrate."

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