Eugenie 'Genie' Francis Frakes (born Eugenie Ann Francis on May 26, 1962) is an American actress known for her portrayal of Laura Spencer on the ABC Daytime soap opera General Hospital. She is currently playing Genevieve Atkinson on the CBS Daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless. She will soon appear in the web series PRETTY. Francis was born in Englewood, New Jersey. Her father, Ivor Francis, a Canadian actor of English descent, died in 1986 from the effects of multiple strokes. He played a brief role on General Hospital as an adoption counselor when his daughter was also on the show. Her mother, Rosemary Daley, is a former actress/model of Lithuanian descent. She has an older brother Ivor Jr.
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