'All My Children' Stars: Then And Now
28. Frances Heflin
Frances Heflin started her career as a Broadway star, lighting up musicals in her teens in the 1940s. She made the switch to TV in the 1950s, and her most enduring role was of Mona Kane Tyler, Erica Kane's mother. She portrayed the matriarch from the premiere in 1970 until her death in 1994.