1989 - 1996 and 1998 - Present
Katie McClain was born on October 13, 1969 in Burbank California, changing her name to Cady in the 1980’s at the suggestion of her agent.
began her career at the age of nine with the popular “stuck on Band-aids”
commercials. She has had guest
roles on numerous TV shows, including Spenser for Hire (1988), St. Elsewhere,
and Cheers (1987). She joined
the cast of All My Children as Dixie Cooney Chandler Martin Lawson Bodine Martin
Martin in 1989. She left in 1996,
but returned to the role two years later and continues to the present.
her portrayal of Dixie, Ms McClain won the Daytime Emmy Award as Outstanding
Juvenile Female in 1990. In 1991, she won Soap Opera Digest's award for Best
Heroine and received another Daytime Emmy nomination in 1992. She and Michael E.
Knight (Tad Martin)
also won Soap Opera Update's MVP Award for Best Couple. She was nominated
for four other Soap Opera Digest Awards, including Hottest Female Star; and Soap
Opera Update's Most Valuable Player award.
McClain lives in Manhattan, where she also sings, plays guitar, dances and is an