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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 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 »

LATEST STORIES
  
Kelly Ripa -- I'm Not Looking Forward to This (PHOTOS)

Kelly Ripa
I'm Not Looking Forward to This

Kelly Ripa left her swanky Upper East Side townhouse as she ends her boycott of her show ... and her expression tells it all. There's an air of dread looming over her 'Live' show as she prepares… READ MORE >

Andy Cohen -- Michael Strahan Will Be Sorry He Left Kelly Ripa (AUDIO)

Andy Cohen
Strahan Will Be Sorry He Left Kelly

Michael Strahan just made the biggest mistake of his career by choosing 'GMA' over "Live! with Kelly and Michael" ... at least according to Andy Cohen. Andy took a stand for his BFF, Kelly Ripa,… READ MORE >

- 157 days ago
Kelly Ripa -- Back Tuesday After Tough Talk With Disney

Kelly Ripa
Back Tuesday After Tough Talk With Disney

Kelly Ripa will be back Tuesday on 'Live' ... TMZ has learned ... this after her people jawboned it with Disney over the fate of her show and the tenure of her co-host. Our ABC sources say… READ MORE >

- 160 days ago
Kelly Ripa -- Crew Furious ... Her Boycott Could Cost Us Our Jobs

Kelly Ripa
Crew Furious Her Boycott Could Cost Us Our Jobs

Kelly Ripa is alienating lots of people on 'Live,' because they believe she's jeopardizing their jobs by refusing to work. Production sources tell us, some members of the crew believe ABC execs… READ MORE >

- 161 days ago
Regis Philbin -- Disney Screwed Kelly Ripa (VIDEO)

Regis Philbin
Disney Screwed Kelly Ripa

Regis Philbin still has Kelly Ripa's back ... he says his old co-host got the shaft in the whole Michael Strahan deal. Regis spoke to photogs in NYC and made it clear Kelly should've gotten a… READ MORE >

- 161 days ago
Kelly Ripa -- She Won't/Can't Leave 'Live' -- It's a Money Thing

Kelly Ripa
She Won't/Can't Leave 'Live' It's a Money Thing

Kelly Ripa may be saber-rattling -- boycotting the show and even threatening to leave -- but sources connected with the production don't believe she's going anywhere, because of her paycheck… READ MORE >

- 162 days ago
Kelly Ripa -- Emerges with War Book (PHOTOS + VIDEO)

Kelly Ripa
Emerges with War Book

Kelly Ripa is up for an epic fight with ABC ... at least that's what we're reading into what she's reading. Kelly and hubby Mark Consuelos left their Upper East Side townhouse Thursday, as she… READ MORE >

- 161 days ago
Kelly Ripa -- Everybody and Their Brother Wants Strahan's Job

Kelly Ripa
Everybody and Their Brother Wants Strahan's Job

Kelly Ripa has suitors lining up, because we've learned just about every agent in Hollywood and New York has gotten calls from male clients saying they'd be a perfect replacement… READ MORE >

- 162 days ago
Oprah -- Kelly Ripa Shouldn't Have Been Told That Way (VIDEO)

Oprah
Kelly Ripa Shouldn't Have Been Told That Way

Oprah Winfrey was shocked that Kelly Ripa was blindsided by the big announcement Michael Strahan's leaving her, and the queen thinks it's just plain wrong. Oprah didn't know the details, so our… READ MORE >

- 162 days ago
Kelly Ripa -- Furious at Michael Strahan ... You Betrayed Me

Kelly Ripa
Furious at Michael Strahan You Betrayed Me

Kelly Ripa believes Michael Strahan stabbed her in the back by not telling her he was bailing on her. Sources connected to Kelly and 'Live' tell us, although Michael was under strict orders… READ MORE >

- 162 days ago

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