Robin Mattson (born June 1, 1956 in Los Angeles, California) is an American soap opera actress. Typically cast in supporting, 'villainess' roles, Mattson is best known for long runs on three American soap operas: General Hospital, Santa Barbara and All My Children. In her daytime debut as Hope Bauer on Guiding Light (1976-1977), she played her only heroine. She received a Soap Opera Digest Award and an Emmy Nomination for her first major role, as Heather Webber on General Hospital (1980-1983, 2004, 2012-present). Her character, first seen as played by her in a mental institution, was a suspect in the murders of Diana Taylor and Susan Moore, and also attempted to get her hands on young Jason Quartermain's trust fund.
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