Baring It All with Call Me Adam Podcast Interview

Season 4: Episode 3:

Esta TerBlanche

Gillian Andrassy on ABC's All My Children

Esta TerBlanche is a South African actress best known for her role on ABC's All My Children, playing Gillian Andrassy, the love interest to Ryan Lavery (played by Cameron Mathison).


In this interview, Esta is Baring It All to reveal:
  • Inadvertently helping the writers on All My Children write some of her lines
  • Working with Cameron Mathison on All My Children
  • Life Lessons from Michael J. Fox on ABC's Spin City
  • Best advice 
  • Favorite Lifesaver flavor
  • Super Power she would like to have
  • So much more

Esta TerBlanche

More on Esta TerBlanche:

Actress Esta TerBlanche is best known for her contract role of Gillian Andrassy on the ABC Daytime soap opera All My Children. Her credits also include Spin City and hosting the South African youth program K-T.V.

She became a household name on the first Prime time Daily Soap ever in South Africa as Bienkie in Egoli - Place of Gold.

Esta has hosted numerous TV shows including Soap Opera Digest Awards, Carte Blanche, Math No Problem, K-TV, Supermodel, Wish You Were Here, Documentaries by filmmaker Michael Kastenbaum, & Documentaries by Neil Sandilands. She also had the lead role in one of Neil's Pilot's. 

She has played leading roles in Germination, a short film directed by Neil Sandilands & the film Three Thieves and a Wedding.

Esta has appeared on various Talk Shows/Entertainment Shows including Entertainment Tonight (ET), Good Morning America, Extra, Gayle King Talk Show, Pasella, Kwêla.

She was voted one of the 50 most beautiful women on Television, one of the 25 most Beautiful Women on Daytime Television, Part of 2 of the 5 most Legendary Story lines in the History of American Daytime Television

Esta won an Emmy Award for Best Show, the South African Prestigious Award Rapport & Sunday Times Woman of the Year (previously won by Charlize Theron)

She also appeared in an ad for Jockey on a Billboard in Times Square with Kelly Ripa (All My Children, Live with Kelly & Mark).

Special Thanks:

  • Lisa Rodrigo, All My Promotions
  • Theme Song by Bobby Cronin
  • Podcast Logo by Liam O'Donnell
  • Edited by Adam Rothenberg
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