Born and educated in London, England, Daytime Emmy Award-winning actress Finola Hughes began studying ballet at just ten years old. In 1980, she originated the role of "The White Cat" in the premiere company of Andrew Lloyd Weber's Cats. She made her American film debut when Sylvester Stallone cast her opposite John Travolta in STAYING ALIVE. Her film and television credits also include: LIKE CRAZY, ALL MY CHILDREN, SUNSET BEACH, BLOSSOM, PACIFIC PALISADES, CHARMED AND TRACY TAKES ON. Hughes made her directorial debut on the indie feature THE BET. Hughes maintains homes in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara with her husband, artist Russell Young, and their children: Dylan, Cash and Sadie.