When producers at All My Children were looking for a new villainess to wreak havoc in fictional town Pine Valley, they created character Greenlee Smythe.

"I didn't have to go in and test — the process proceeded swiftly." Judy [ Blye Wilson, AMC casting director ] told me that Greenlee was a bad girl who comes to Pine Valley and causes trouble. Plus, I never get to play the bad girl and delve into the dark side. It's been exciting because the role has really come to fruition these past three months. Budig immediately accepted the commitment of being a contract player, saying that she was "very happy" at All My Children.

It was the summer; I figured there wasn't going to be anything going on in L. Her dad's a drunk, her mother pays no attention to her, she lives with her grandmother — she's pathetically desperate, kind of like me. "I don't even know how to describe it; it's just been a really nice experience for me. "I have to tell you, I am in love with Judy Blye Wilson and Jean Dadario Burke [AMC's executive producer].

Jean is like my mother, and Judy is like my best friend. I just look at the people on the show and I'm so amazed.

Co-Owner of Pine Valley Hospital Founder and co-Owner of FUSION Cosmetics Former Executive at Revlon/Giavanna Cosmetics Landlord; owns a loft apartment that she leased to Simone Torres for $1875 per month Former Assistant to Kendall Hart Former Employee at Enchantment Cosmetics Former Business partner/owner in Former Assistant at WRCW Greenlee Smythe is a fictional character from the daytime drama, All My Children.

She was originally portrayed by actress Rebecca Budig from August 11, 1999 to November 30, 2005, and was portrayed by actress Sabine Singh from April 20, 2007 to January 15, 2008.

On December 14, 2007, it was announced that Budig accepted the offer to reprise the role, and would continue her portrayal of the character.

Episodes with Budig began airing again January 16, 2008.

The return was one of the most widely reported in the genre's history, with newspapers such as the Associated Press and New York Daily News featuring the story. In the June 29, 2009 issue of ABC Soaps in Depth magazine, head writer Charles Pratt, Jr.

confirmed they had written Greenlee to remain alive, but that Budig would be making no immediate plans to return to the show.