|Scott Reeves as Steve Webber|
|Portrayed by:|| Robert Beitzel (1977) |
Unknown actors (1978)
Martin Hewitt (1979)
Shaun Benson (2004-2005)
Scott Reeves (2009-2013)
|Duration:|| 1977-1979, 2004-2005 & 2009-2013|
|First appearance:|| July 11, 1977|
|Last appearance:|| March 5, 2013|
|Cause/reason:|| Went to prison|
|Created by:||Douglas Marland|
|Family:|| Grant family |
|Full name:|| Steven Lars Webber|
|Other names:|| Peter "P.J." Taylor Jr. |
|Born:|| July 11, 1977|
|Occupation:|| Unemployed/In prison|
- Robert Beitzel (1977; recurring)
- Unknown actor (1978; recurring)
- Martin Hewitt (1979; recurring)
- Shawn Benson (09/2004-05/2005)
- Scott Reeves (12/2009-02/2010; recurring & 02/2010-03/2013; contract)
Steven "Steve" Lars Webber is the son of Jeffrey "Jeff" Webber and Heather Grant. He was born July 11, 1977. He was named after Jeff's biological father Steven "Steve" Hardy and presumed father Lars Webber. Steve has three younger paternal half-sisters Sarah Webber, Elizabeth Webber and Hayden Barnes and one younger maternal half-brother Franco Baldwin. At the time that Heather became pregnant with Steve, Jeff was newly married to Monica Bard. Jeff and Monica's marriage was troubled from the start as Monica was in loved with Jeff's older half-brother Richard "Rick" Webber. Monica and Rick were having an affair which led Jeff to have an affair with Heather. Heather wanting Jeff for herself schemed and became pregnant. Jeff refuses to leave Monica and so Heather decides that she doesn't want the child. Heather confides in her mother Alice Grant that she is not going to abort her child but instead sell her child to Peter Taylor and his wife Diana Maynard for $10,000. Heather was a nanny to their daughter Martha Taylor.
Heather leaves town and goes to New York. Heather's new landlady arranges for the Taylor to adopt the baby but conceals Heather's identity from the Taylor's. After Heather's landlord and the lawyer take their cut and Heather is left with only $1800 of the $10,000. Heather then returns to town and tell Jeff that the baby was stillborn. Jeff feeling bad the lose of their child, proposes to Heather. Heather returns to her job as nanny to Martha and their new child Peter "P.J." Taylor Jr. Heather goes very attached to P.J. and the Taylor's let her go because they believe she has an obsession with P.J. Heather and Jeff marriage is unhappy as the spend very little time because Jeff is always working. Heather becomes pregnant with their second child but later miscarries the child.
In 1979, Peter Taylor dies and Heather decides that she wants to get P.J. back from Diana. Heather schemes to drive Diana insane in hopes of gaining custody of her. Heather purchase LSD and puts in Diana's drinking glass but little P.J. accidently mixes up the glasses and Heather unknowingly drinks the drugs. Heather began hallucinating, Jeff was forced to have her committed to Pine Circle Sanitarium. Diana discovers that P.J. is really Jeff and Heather's child and realizes that she could lose P.J. so she decides to try to marry Jeff. It doesn't work.
In 1981, Jeff finally learns that P.J. is really his son and regains custody after Diana's death. Jeff renames him Steven Lars Webber. Later that year, Jeff leaves town with Steve in toe. Jeff soon meets and marries a woman named Carolyn. Jeff and Carolyn raise Steve and the couple welcomes two daughters Sarah and Elizabeth.
In 2004, Steve returns to town Port Charles now as a doctor. He works with John Durant as a physician specializing in forensic medicine. He briefly dates Caroline "Carly" Benson and ex-girlfriend Rachel Adair but leaves town in 2005 after Rachel is murdered.
In 2009, Steve returns to town once again when Monica (Jeff's former wife) announces that she is resigning as Chief of Staff of General Hospital and Steve takes to job. Steve reveals that she had been working in Memphis as the head of a hospital trauma unit. Steve befriends fellow doctors Patrick Drake, Robin Scorpio and Lisa Niles. Steve briefly dates Lisa and opens up to her about his girlfriend who he was planning on marrying. The day before the proposal, his girlfriend reveals she and his best friend were having an affair and the girlfriend and the best friend are getting married. Lisa and Steve later have a one night stand. Steve notices Patrick is jealous over his relationship with Lisa even though he denies it. Eventually, Steve discovers Patrick and Lisa slept together and breaks things off with her. Steve feels he is not able to fire her later when she starts causing problems around the hospital and fears that she will sue him for sexual harassment, which Lisa threatens at one point.
In early 2010, Steve then starts dating Olivia Falconeri. In November 2011, Steve recommends Dr. Margaret "Maggie" Wurth be hired for the open pediatrician position at the hospital. Maggie and Steve had worked together in Memphis and had dated. When Maggie comes to town, she begins flirting with Steve and they reminisce about their time in Memphis. This makes Olivia jealous and nervous that she is trying to take Steve from her. It is revealed that Steve and Maggie have a secret and that that is why he wanted her to come so that he could keep an eye on her so that she wouldn't let the secret out. Gradually, it's revealed that their secret is that they were involved in a suspicious death, possibly murder, at the hospital in Memphis. Later, Steve tells Maggie that he has learned that the investigation into the death is being reopened. On March 12, 2012, Steve comes clean to Olivia about his secret he shares with Maggie. He tells her that in Memphis he had a patient, a young man who was doing a life sentence for murder and in a coma, whom he deliberately killed so that a fourteen-year-old girl could get a transplant from him to save her life.
In early 2012, Steve's mother Heather is released from Ferncliff under Steve's watch. She eventually creates a lot of trouble for Steve, getting in several situations, that Steve has to get her out of. This later causes problems for him and Olivia. Mobster John "Johnny" Zacchara finds out abou about the patient Steve killed, and blackmailed him into helping Johnny sell organs on the black market. After a while, Steve refuses and Jonny calls the Memphis police and they arrest him. Dante travels to Memphis to help Steve, but he isn't released until Heather kills Maggie and makes it look like Maggie killed herself and was responsible for the patient in Memphis.
Steve and Olivia's relationship is troubled as Olivia looks into Heather's activities. Steve finds out and is angry with Olivia because she went behind his back. Heather discovers that that Olivia is on to her and injects Olivia with LSD, sending her into hallucinations, and causing her to hold a knife to her throat, Steve is by her side, and promises to send Heather back to Ferncliff where she will not hurt Olivia again. Heather is committed back to Ferncliff. After Olivia recovers Steve and Olivia become engaged.
Steve and Olivia plan a wedding and almost end up getting married but just as they are about to be officially married the Memphis Police comes in an says that Steve is under arrest. He says that he will not fight the charges and go to prison. Olivia begs Steve to finish the wedding and get married, however, he says that he will not marry her now because it would be a bad start to the marriage.