General Hospital first premiered in 1963 and is on its 57th year on the air. Given its long history, there have no doubt been many memorable stories on its set.
For actress Haley Pullos, who plays Molly Lansing-Davis, her first day on the set seemed to be quite memorable, especially during the moment when she introduced herself to Nancy Lee Grahn. Since Grahn plays Alexis Davis, who is Molly’s mother, Pullos decided to let Grahn know who she was in a very endearing way.
Haley Pullos has been on ‘General Hospital’ since 2009
Pullos began acting as a young child. She started out by participating in plays at her school before moving to Los Angeles with her family to pursue her Hollywood career. She has appeared on popular shows like ‘Til Death, Ghost Whisperer, and Dollhouse.
In 2009, 11-year-old Pullos joined the cast of General Hospital as Molly Lansing-Davis, the daughter of Ric Lansing and his ex-wife, Alexis Davis. Molly is known as a smart and dedicated student in General Hospital’s fictional city of Port Charles. Ever since she was in high school, Molly has also had a relationship with TJ Ashford. Additionally, over the years, she has been seen struggling with her parents being apart and learning how to deal with their new partners.
Pullos has been recognized several times for her work as Molly. She has won four Young Artist Awards and been nominated once for a Daytime Emmy Award.
The sweet way Haley Pullos first introduced herself to Nancy Lee Grahn
Having been on General Hospital for over 10 years, it seems as if Pullos is a veteran on the show at this point. However, it’s easy to forget that there was a time when Pullos was a new girl on General Hospital.
In an interview on Soap Opera Digest’s podcast, Dishing With Digest, Pullos shared she still remembers the moment when she introduced herself to her on-screen mother, Nancy Lee Grahn, on her first day at work.
“I remember going up to Nancy – she was getting her hair done – and I was like, ‘Hi, I think I’m your new daughter,’” Pullos recalled.
According to Pullos, Grahn reacted kindly as well. Pullos said of Grahn: “She was just so sweet. She was so welcoming. She was like, ‘Oh, my new baby!’”
What is Haley Pullos and Nancy Lee Grahn’s relationship like now?
After working together for over 10 years, it seems that Pullos and Grahn’s relationship has grown. Pullos shared on Dishing With Digest that she “loves” Grahn and that the two of them are quite close in real-life.
“She really is a second mother to me,” Pullos said. “She very clearly cares about me and loves me. I love her and I care about her, and I’ve always looked up to her so much. She’s so talented. To be able to have a mother figure with someone so cool and so respected – it’s the best.”