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Eileen Davidson

Born: 15 June 1959 (62 years old)
Gender: Female

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Eileen Davidson is an American actress, author and former model best known for her soap opera roles as Kristen DiMera on Days of Our Lives and as Ashley Abbott on The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful.

Born and raised in California, Eileen began her acting career at 21, first coming to notice in the cult classic Sorority Row. Her other early credits include Eternity' opposite Jon Voight and Armand Assante and playing the lead in Stephen Cannell's series, Broken Badges.

Eileen is best known for her role as Ashley Abbot on the #1 rated daytime series, The Young and the Restless, and also as Kristen DiMera on Day of our Lives. From 1997 to 1998 she made television history by playing five roles simultaneously on Days of our Lives.

In 2014, after three nominations, she won an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress for her main role on Days of our Lives.

Eileen has written four novels with mystery writer Robert Randisi, three of which were published by Penguin Paperbacks.

When not writing or acting, Eileen paints, surfs and plays piano and guitar. She is married to Vincent Van Patten, a former child star, professional tennis player, host of World Poker Tour and the son of Hollywood legend Dick Van Patten.

In 2014 she joined the cast of the Bravo reality series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.









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New on TV today: Wednesday 19 January

Odd doc The Wolfpack airs on S3 and delish competish The Globe begins on Food Network.


New! Dream Girl Teasers - January 2022

Introducing the first teasers for Star Life's new star struck series about an actress who wants to make it big in Bollywood.


The Estate on SABC1 Teasers - February 2022

Muzi and Lwandle make a harrowing discovery.


Days of Our Lives Teasers - February 2022

Xander is released and Ciara is kidnapped by an unexpected person.


Legacy on Me Teasers - February 2022

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New on TV today: Tuesday 18 January

Curiosity uncovers Egypt's Unexplained Files and Nat Geo unpacks Hitler's American Battleground.


Legacy 2 Teasers - February 2022

A Price leaves Legacy! And Sanele has a hot new man.


The River 3 on Mzansi Magic Teasers - February 2022

Kedibone is tortured by her past.


New on TV today: Monday 17 January

ID searches for The Missing and eExtra tackles a High Society Scandal.


New on TV today: Sunday 16 January

Returning shows tonight include Die Byl on kyKNET and Survivor on M-Net.

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