Entertainment is round the clock in America and at the heart of it are soap operas. One that has been on the air for over 50 years is General Hospital. Actors and Actresses have come and gone, portraying different characters on the show. One actress who is currently having her time as a character on the show is Eden McCoy, a young actress who portrays the character of Josslyn Jacks on the ABC Network show.
Despite being a young woman, Eden McCoy has been in the industry for years, appearing in several projects. From film to TV to commercials to print campaigns. Simply put, Eden might be young, but she is not lazy and she very well intends to make a name for herself in Hollywood. Learn more about the rising actress, her background and her filmography thus far by reading below.
Eden McCoy Biography
At the completion of each scene, Eden McCoy on General Hospital shows why she is an actress to watch out for. She portrays her acting talent with such elegance that has endeared several casting directors to her, reflecting in an extensive filmography in comparison to her age.
She earned her first credit in 2011, just eight years after she was born on the 10th of June, 2003. She was born in Los Angeles and was raised in Manhattan Beach, California. Her first credited appearance was in the film, Perfect Man. Although Eden had made her professional debut at such a young age, she still needed her education and she had it at Marlborough School, which she attended after her family relocated from Manhattan Beach.
While she has very much established her wealth of talent as an actress, it would not be surprising if Eden decided to quit the profession and pursue a career as a professional volleyball player. The sport is one of the favorite hobbies of the actress and she has been an active player all her life. She began playing indoors at the age of 11 and graduated to playing outdoor volleyball two years after.
If you happen to be wondering how good she is at volleyball, she was ranked number 6 in her age group in the state of California as of September 2017. Regardless of whatever decision she makes with her acting career, Eden McCoy has made a commitment to the University of Southern California to play for its Women’s Beach Volleyball Team in 2025.
Back in her acting career, her rapid success and growth in the industry have so far been down to the support and approval of her parents who through efforts to make her overcome her shyness and fear of public speaking, registered her in theatre camp, and the rest they say has been history.
Since she fell in love with acting at the camp, she has accrued over 11 credits in both film and television. It is a success story of a journey that began after she was approached by a talent agent and subsequently signed up as an actress. Starting out with commercials for brands like Wells Fargo and Valpak Coupons, she built up her confidence and profile in readiness for her debut which came in the film, Perfect Man in 2011. Other programs she has appeared in include, Tenured, The Thundermans, Scary Tales, The Kids from 62-F.
She was cast as Josslyn Jacks in the soap opera, General Hospital in 2015 and has since appeared in over 200 episodes of the show. Her appearance on the show places her as part of the American legacy that is General Hospital, a show that has made the Guinness World Record as the longest-running American soap opera in production.
Who Are The Parents?
You might probably be wondering who the parents of the young overachiever are. Well, her parents are Jim McCoy and Natasha McCoy. She is the only child of her parents, a status that has ensured their unending support in her chosen career.
Apart from being a reliable support system for Eden McCoy, she is also very close to her parents. The human bond between them can be seen in several of the pictures of her parents she has shared on the social media platform, Instagram.
Who Is Her Boyfriend?
Eden McCoy might be young but she found love in the person of Brian Dennis. However, After she made the relationship public knowledge in September 2017 when she posted a picture of both of them in an intimate moment which of course had her fans keeping their fingers crossed that the love between the two would last, they called it quits the following year. She hasn’t publicly indicated that she’s with anyone else since then.