Carolyn Hennesy is an American actress. She’s known mostly for her work on soap operas. She started her acting career in the early ’90s. Her first recurring role on the small screen was as Chase Gardner on Jenny. In the 2000s, she played recurring character Mrs. Valentine on Dawson’s Creek. Since 2006, she’s been starring as Diane Miller on the medical soap opera General Hospital. Her role on the show has since made her a well-known television actress. At the same time, she had recurring roles as Barb on Cougar Town and as Mrs. Rhoda Chesterfield on Jessie.