In 2005, Maureen and several other Guiding Light stars were let go due to budget cuts. A short time later they were brought back, but this time, on recurring status.
Maureen's hobbies include swimming and yoga.
In the 1970's Maureen starred in a television commercial for Pampers.
Maureen, who's father was a officer in the Army, spent most of her childhood living in Europe.
Maureen's theater credits include:
- Les Liaisons Dangereuses
- As You Like It
- Quartermaine's Terms
- Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B.
- The Birthday Party
- The Glass Menagerie
- The Royal Family
Maureen frequently attends Guiding Light Fan Club Luncheons, where she gets the chance to interact with her viewing public.
Maureen narrated the Emmy Award-winning documentary about schizophrenia, Through Madness.
In 1994, Maureen co-hosted the video anthology Roger Thorpe: The Scandal Years with Michael Zaslow. The video featured the story of Maureen and Michael's Guiding Light character's "Holly" and "Roger".
In 1996, Maureen was involved in a story line on Guiding Light about a baby with Down Syndrome. That year the show was given an award by the Down Syndrome Congress, thanks in part to Maureen's performance as a mother of a baby with the disease.
Maureen attended Universitat Munchen in Germany along with Temple University and Villanova in the United States.
Maureen is 5'7" and has brown eyes and red hair.
Maureen's record at the Daytime Emmy Awards are as follows:
- 1991 Nominee; Supporting Actress
- 1992 Nominee; Supporting Actress
- 1994 Nominee; Supporting Actress
All were for her work on Guiding Light.
Maureen produced the play, Vendler's Television Playhouse, which was written by former Guiding Light writer Susan Rice.
Maureen speaks fluent German.
Maureen studied acting in New York City with Michael Howard and Uta Hagen.
Maureen is the founder of the Guiding Light Actors' Workshop.
Maureen: I always have to sit on Holly. She always has to be vulnerable. I would like to see her get more assertive. Her world was very small. But then something happened to burst her world wide open. Her consciousness has been cracked wide open since the rape. She has to be more aware.
Maureen: I'm a very private person. I'm an actress. I got into this business to act. I don't feel that I owe anyone anything but my work on the screen.
Maureen: My dreams, too, are mixed with people in both my life and working life, as if they are family.