The Americas Awards Ceremony 2007

17 September 2007 – New York



World class performers set the stage for a spectacular evening of entertainment.

We were delighted to be able to work with following performers and presenters:

Lauren Holly

Lauren Holly

Film and television actress best known for her role on TV's Picket Fences. She got her start on the daytime drama All My Children, and soon appeared on the big screen in Band of the Hand (1986). Her career took off with Picket Fences (1992–96), and she has since appeared in several feature films, including Dumb and Dumber (1994), Turbulence (1997), Any Given Sunday (1999), What Women Want (2000) and The Last Producer (2000). She joined the cast of the CBS show NCIS in 2005 as the NCIS director.

Wendy Liebman

Wendy Liebman

Wendy Liebman was born in 1961 in New York. She had a great childhood, her mother told her to say. Wendy has been performing stand-up comedy for 20 years. In 2003 Wendy married Jeffrey C. Sherman, and she became a step mom to two amazing boys who teach her everything she needs to know except math.

Todd Newton

Todd Newton

Todd Newton is best known to television audiences around the world for bringing viewers to star-studded events with his work on E! Entertainment Television. For more than a decade, Todd provided an all-access pass to red-carpet events, movie premieres, behind-the-scenes of television shows and celebrity interviews.

Jacob Young


Jacob Young joined the cast of All My Children in the coveted role of JR Chandler in September 2003, receiving a Daytime Emmy Award nomination in his first year on the show. He received his second nomination for this role in 2005.

In 2000 Mr. Young joined the cast of General Hospital, playing to role of Lucky Spencer, and took home the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Lead Actor in May 2002.

Mr. Young portrayed Rick Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful, during which he received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Younger Lead Actor. His feature film credits include The Girl Next Door, with additional television credits for the ABC movie The Beach Boys: An All American Family and guest starring in ABC's Hope & Faith.

Chrishelle Strause

Chrishelle Strause

Chrishelle Strause joined the cast of All My Children in the role of Amanda Dillon in April 2005.

Miss Strause was born and raised in Draffenville, KY (population 1,000). She attended Murray State University, where she received her B.A. in theatre and where she played Cecily in The Importance of Being Earnest, Shelby in Steen Magnolias, Mina in Dracula, Poopay in Communicating Doors and Isabella in Androcles and the Lion.

Miss Strause lives in New York City.

Ambyr Childers

Ambyr Childers

Ambyr Childers joined the cast of All My Children in the role of Colby Chandler in July, 2006.

Originally from Murrieta, California and recently a high school graduate, Miss Childers makes her daytime drama debut on All My Children. Having appeared in a multitude of national television commercials, she was also seen in the series S Club 7. Additionally, she has appeared in the motion picture Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star.

An avid athlete, Miss Childers likes to play golf, snow board, wake board, play basketball and horseback ride.

Gala Show Produced & Directed by Christopher Raphael

The Really Spectacular Company, Inc - New York


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