In 1991 Wright was cast as Allison "Ally" Rescott Alden Bowman on Loving. When that show ended in 1995, she reprised her role on spin-off soap The City until its cancellation in 1997. Wright was subsequently offered the contract role of Cassie Layne Winslow (half-sister to Kim Zimmer's Reva Shayne) on the CBS soap Guiding Light, which she played until November 2005. Wright immediately stepped into her current role, Carly Corinthos on the ABC soap General Hospital.
- General Hospital as Carly Corinthos (November 2005 to Present)
- Guiding Light as Cassie Layne Winslow (#1) (1 August 1997-3 November 2005)
- Loving/The City as Ally Rescott Bowman (1991-1997)
Awards and nominations
- Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress (2003, 2004, 2005) for Guiding Light
- Soap Opera Digest Awards Winner, Favorite New Character (1998) for Guiding Light
- Soap Opera Weekly Soap Opera's 50 Most Beautiful People (March 3 1998)