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Angie Collins
Angie Costello
General Hospital
Portrayed by Jana Taylor
Duration 1963-65, 1993
First appearance April 1, 1963
(Original cast member)
Last appearance April 1, 1993
Cause/reason Visited Steve on their 30th anniversary of him being her doctor
Created by Frank and Doris Hursley
Introduced by Selig J. Seligman
Birth name Angie Costello
Previous legal name(s) Angie Costello-Weeks
Gender Female
Born c1945[1]
Age c75

Angie Collins[4] was a fictional character on the soap opera General Hospital.

Jana Taylor played the role from the first episode on April 1, 1963 until 1965. She later returned to celebrate the shows 30th anniversary in 1993.


Angie Costello is the first patient of Dr. Steve Hardy, the Chief of Staff at General Hospital. Angie is brought in with severe cuts on her face from a car accident where her boyfriend Eddie Weeks was driving. After surgery, Angie is upset that her face will be disfigured and causes trouble and stress for Dr. Hardy and Nurse Jessie Brewer.

Angie recovers from plastic surgery and has an illegitimate child with Eddie, which they give up for adoption to Fred and Janet Fleming. Angie and Eddie get married, and want their child back. They kidnap the baby and are arrested. The court gives them custody of the baby and they leave town for Chicago. Angie returns in April 1993 and visits with Steve the same day as his 30th anniversary at General Hospital.

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  1. Angie was said to be 18 when General Hospital debuted on April 1, 1963.
  2. In the 1993 30th anniversary special, Angie is referred to as "Mrs. Collins"
  3. According to The Complete Scrapbook, Angie had a boy; but in the 1993 30th anniversary episode, she has a daughter whom she says she had given up for adoption and Steve helped her get back.
  4. On the 30th anniversary episode (April 1, 1993), Angie returns to see Dr. Hardy and says her name is now Collins[1]
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