) is an American model, actress, and reality television personality, best known for her portrayal of Sam Mc Call on the ABC soap opera General Hospital and as the first season winner of the reality TV competition series Dancing with the Stars.Monaco was also Playboy "Playmate of the Month" for April 1997, and portrayed Livvie Locke on the soap opera Port Charles from 1997 through 2003.You would think that Kelly Monaco’s cast members would be happy for the actress who portrays grifter Sam Morgan on GH – after all she’s only had one relationship in her life, with high school boyfriend Mike Gonzalez.But Mike treated her horribly and left Monaco brokenhearted.Billy and Kelly initially tried to keep their romance off the set and out of the public eye, but that all blew up when they were spotted canoodling in the ocean in Malibu over the recent July 4th holiday.The romance blossomed from after-hours line reading and scene rehearsal and has since gotten much more serious.
But will the offscreen romance mess up onscreen plots.When that program ended, she joined the cast of the ABC soap opera General Hospital as Samantha Mc Call in September 2003.In 2003, Monaco was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role on Port Charles.The notoriously press shy Billy Miller and Kelly Monaco are rarely seen in photos outside of the occasional soap fan event so this was a real treat. ” Photos surfaced last September of Kelly and Billy frolicking in the ocean in LA looking very cozy like their small screen counterparts Jason and Sam. Miss Blossom is a transgender woman and actress who made appearances on Season 1 of E! The actress tweeted the photos taken outside an LA eatery and mentioned that she was a fan of “GH” all her life and said, “They were so sweet!Will Kelly Monaco be uncomfortable watching Billy Miller film intimate scenes with Rebecca Herbst (Liz Webber)?And will the same be true of Miller watching Monaco make out with Jason Thompson (Patrick Drake)?In 2006, Monaco was again nominated for a Daytime Emmy, this time for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Sam Mc Call on General Hospital.Monaco was a cast member, and the season winner along with her professional partner, Alec Mazo, on the ABC reality television series Dancing with the Stars, during its first season in 2005.After making the finals for a second time, Monaco finished in third place on November 27, 2012.In November 2017, Monaco returned to 25th season in Week eight, In July 2009 Monaco and several other daytime celebrities traveled to Kenya, Africa, as a part of the Feed the Children program, delivering food and other supplies and visiting schools and orphanages built by Feed the Children.