First Appearance: March 25, 1966
Last Appearance: January 12, 1967
Portrayer: Elissa Leeds, March 25, 1966 - January 12, 1967.
Departure: Moved to Springfield with her father, Michael Bauer.
Introduction Scene: On the Hastings' porch to Michael Bauer, "Can I go play in the yard, Daddy?"
Birthday: Hope was six in the summer of 1966.
Other Aliases: Named Hope by her mother in an attempt to
find all the things she had missed in her own life.
Relatives: Michael Bauer, father. Julie Bauer (RIP, suicide), mother.
Other relatives from originating soap, Guiding Light.