Performer of The Week
(Soap Opera Digest 00)
been a helluva roller coaster ride for PORT CHARLES's Eve Lambert.
Most recently, the luckless heroine
was kidnapped with fellow doc Ian, with whom she shares a repressed
attraction. During her imprisonment, Eve fought to maintain her
fighting spirit, all the while struggling to make sense of her increasingly
complicated love life.
powerful moment came when Harris threw Eve's prostitute past back
in her face and exposed her secret to Ian. Julie Pinson reflected
Eve's shame, an emotion she ordinarily subverts. "i've seen
that look in a man's face before," she confessed. "When
he knos that you've slept with people for money. He looks at you
different. Like he can own you." "Every man?" Ian
queried. "There have been exceptions," she replied softly.
"I married one of them." With that, a tear rolled down
Pinson's cheek, illustrating her wistful love for her husband, Kevin,
and her confusion about her growing feelings for Ian.
PC's three-and-a-half years on the air--and six head writer changes--Pinson
has managed to keep the character intact. No matter what inconsistency
was thrown at the brassy, sassy doctor, the actress always delivered
the goods. This storyline has been no exception, as Pinson masterfully
kept Eve captivating while in captivity.
that she escaped, ironically enough, it appears her troubles are
just beginning. Talk about a twist of fate.