Born in Englewood, New Jersey, Jacklyn completed her high school studies at 15 and studied dance on a scholarship to New York University. Soon she was dancing and modeling professionally while continuing her studies. A desire to act on daytime television led to a role on One Life to Live. After her character’s untimely demise, Jacklyn was asked to go to Los Angeles to create the role of Bobbie Spencer on General Hospital. In addition to television work, she has performed off-Broadway and in community productions, and in feature films. She is also the spokesperson for the Allure Collection, which offers colorful, elegant, fashion jewelry with an updated, modern flair. Jacklyn has also given her time and energies to help support public awareness programs for organ donors, and filmed a video used in hospitals nationally to promote Hepatitis B vaccines to medical workers. Jackie has been nominated for four Daytime Emmy nominations.