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Kelly Ripa

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Kelly Ripa had been performing in her senior high school play, The Ugly Duckling, when she was approached by her current manager, Cathy Parker, who encouraged her to pursue acting. After attending new Jersey's Camden County Community College, she performed in local theater productions before joining All My Children (1970) in November, 1990. Kelly has received nominations for a 1993 Daytime Emmy Award and a 1993 Soap Opera Award. Kelly, is the first in her family to enter the acting profession. She had studied ballet since age three, plays the piano and, in her words, is "no Barbra Streisand", but can carry a tune.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Ryan Seacrest Could End Up Hosting the New 'American Idol'

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Could end Up Hosting 'A.I.' But It's All Up in the Air

"American Idol" is all but certainly coming back on the air in March 2018, and even though it looks like Ryan Seacrest is out of the picture as host ... we've learned he's not out of the picture… READ MORE >

Ryan Seacrest Tapped by Kelly Ripa as Co-Host (VIDEO)

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Tapped by Kelly Ripa as Co-Host

Ryan Seacrest is the new co-host of 'Live' with Kelly Ripa ... which means a coast-to-coast move for the former "American Idol" host. Ripa has been without a co-host for a year, since Michael… READ MORE >

- 59 days ago
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Caitlyn Jenner created a super awkward moment when she asked John Leguizamo if he enjoyed dressing up like a woman. Caitlyn was a guest on 'Live' with Kelly Ripa, and John was her guest… READ MORE >

- 65 days ago
'Live With Kelly' -- Guess Who We're Bringing Back!!!

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- 246 days ago
John Cena -- I Haven't Been Offered 'Live with Kelly' Job ... But I'd Take It! (VIDEO)

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I Haven't Been Offered 'Live with Kelly' Job ... But I'd Take It!

With Kelly Ripa still hunting for a Michael Strahan replacement, John Cena tells TMZ Sports he'd definitely be the man for the job ... all producers have to do is ask. READ MORE >

- 273 days ago
'Live With Kelly and Michael' Sued -- I Fell into Their 'Trap'

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I Fell into Their 'Trap'

Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan's TV studio was a dark and dangerous place -- and not only because of their feud -- according to an audience member who says she had a trippy and painful experience.… READ MORE >

- 308 days ago
Michael Strahan -- Played Off During Bye-Bye Speech (VIDEO)

Michael Strahan
Played Off During Bye-Bye Speech

Producers weren't taking any chances ... they played Michael Strahan off as he was saying his goodbyes on 'Live' ... just like the Oscars. As Michael and Kelly sipped champagne ... Strahan thanks… READ MORE >

- 412 days ago
Michael Strahan & Kelly Ripa -- And the Best Acting Oscar Goes to ... (VIDEO)

Michael Strahan & Kelly Ripa
And the Best Acting Oscar Goes to ...

They are good ... Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan were all over each other, holding hands, hugging, and even being mutually chivalrous for Michael's last stand. You just gotta watch ... 2 people… READ MORE >

- 412 days ago
Michael Strahan -- Flashbacks on Final Friday ... Kelly Ramps Up the Bitterness

Michael Strahan
Flashbacks on Final Friday Kelly Ramps Up Bitterness

Michael Strahan doesn't want fanfare Friday as he exits 'Live' for 'GMA' ... we've learned the show will be a look back at the last 4 years, minus some hard feelings by his co-host over the last 2… READ MORE >

- 414 days ago
Kelly Ripa & Michael Strahan -- Major Cold Front On 'Live' Set Before His Last Day

Kelly Ripa & Michael Strahan
Major Cold Front On 'Live' Set Before His Last Day

Expect a snowstorm for Michael Strahan's last day on 'Live' -- that's how frigid things are right now with Kelly Ripa, and there's one obvious sign every morning.  Sources connected to… READ MORE >

- 415 days ago
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