Genie Francis is an American actress whose career started in the 1970s. During this period, she gained recognition for starring as Laura Spencer on General Hospital. In the ’80s, she starred as Patricia ‘Tyger’ Hayes on the primetime soap opera Bare Essence. She later had a performance in the miniseries North and South. She continued her television career in the 1990s, starring as Ceara Connor Hunter on the soap opera All My Children. She later played Betty Ross on the animated series Incredible Hulk. More recently, she had a recurring role as Dr. Kate on Pretty the Series. She also starred as Genevieve Atkinson on The Young and the Restless.