Brenda Barrett (Vanessa Marcil) began stirring up things in Port Charles in With no access to her trust fund, she moved in Jagger Cates (Antonio Sabato Jr.
Vanessa Marcil Former "General Hospital" star Vanessa Marcil (Port Charles' Brenda Barrett) stars in the upcoming Hallmark Channel movie "The Convenient Groom." In the film Marcil plays Dr. Kate Lawrence, a young celebrity marriage counselor with a best-selling book about finding Mr. Right. She finds herself engaged to her own Mr. Wright, and plans to use her wedding to promote her book and career. Unfortunately, she recently suffered another miscarriage.