Martha Nix Wade

Martha Nix Wade (born September 26, 1967) is an American actress, best known for her roles as Janice Horton on the NBC daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives and Serena Burton on the CBS drama The Waltons.[1]

Martha Nix Wade
Martha Aileen Nix

(1967-09-26) September 26, 1967 (age 52)
Orange County, California,
United States
Spouse(s)Gary Wade (1993-present)

Personal lifeEdit

Wade began acting at an early age. At age 7, she landed the role of Janice Horton on the NBC daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives. While experiencing success as a child actress, Wade was being sexually molested by a neighbor. She details how she overcame the abuse in her 2011 autobiography, My Secret Life: A Truthful Look at a Child Actor's Victory Over Sexual Abuse.[2] She and her husband, Gary, are the parents of 2 children.

A Quarter BlueEdit

In 2007, Wade created the not-for-profit organization A Quarter Blue,[3] with the goals of stopping childhood sexual abuse through education and empowering survivors to begin the process of healing. Based in Orange, California, A Quarter Blue offers resources and training opportunities.



  1. ^ "Martha Nix". Retrieved 2011-06-23.
  2. ^ "Martha NIX-Wade". Archived from the original on 2011-10-24. Retrieved 2011-06-23.
  3. ^ "". Retrieved 2011-06-23.

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