Eileen Davidson

Actor, Model
Best known as a star of daytime dramas, Eileen Davidson first gained prominence and popularity as Ashley Abbott on "The Young and the Restless" (CBS), a role she played from 1982 until 1989. Since 1993, this tall ... Read more »
Born: 06/15/1959 in Artesia, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (15)

Days of Our Lives 1965 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Living in TV Land 2004 - 2005, 2014 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills 2014 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Herself

The Young and the Restless 1972 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The 14th Annual Soap Opera Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The 24th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Soap Opera Digest Awards 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Broken Badges 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Eternity 1990 (Movie)

Valerie/Dahlia (Actor)

Easy Wheels 1989 (Movie)

She-Wolf (Actor)

The 14th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Goin' All the Way 1982 (Movie)

(Actor)

The House on Sorority Row 1982 (Movie)

Vicki (Actor)

Sharing Richard (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Best known as a star of daytime dramas, Eileen Davidson first gained prominence and popularity as Ashley Abbott on "The Young and the Restless" (CBS), a role she played from 1982 until 1989. Since 1993, this tall attractive actress with long blonde hair, full pouty lips and sparkling green eyes thrilled viewers of NBC's "Days of Our Lives" with her portrayal of the strong-willed, calculating Kristen Blake, her lookalike, Susan, and Susan's twin, a nun.

Relationships

Richard Davidson

Father
died in 1981

Charlotte Davidson

Mother
remarried after Davidson's father died

John Davidson

Brother
born in 1945

Thomas Davidson

Brother
born in 1954

Connie Davidson

Sister
older

Mary Davidson

Sister
older

Patricia Davidson

Sister
born in 1949

Ruth Davidson

Sister
born in 1952

Don Diamant

Companion
met when they appeared together on "The Young and the Restless" together in the late 1980s no longer together

Jon Lindstrom

Husband
born c. 1957 married May 3, 1997 in Cambria, California separated in 2000

Chip Mayer

Husband
met when they appeared together on "Santa Barbara" married briefly in the mid-1980s divorced

Vincent Patten

Companion
reportedly dating as of summer 2001

Jon Voight Actor

Companion
reportedly involved during filming of "Eternity" (1990)

Nicholas Walker

Companion
together in the early 1980s announced plans to marry separated no longer together

EDUCATION

attended Catholic high school for two years before transferring

Corona Del Mar High School

graduated

Milestones

1999

Reprised role of Ashley on "The Young and the Restless"

1990

Starred in prime time series "Broken Badges" (CBS)

1988

Made TV-movie debut in "Sharing Richard" (CBS)

1982

Played Ashley Abbott on "The Young and the Restless" (CBS)

1982

Made feature film debut in "Goin' All the Way"

1978

At age 19, spotted by fashion photographer; became model (date approximate)

Played Kristen Blake on "Days of Our Lives" (NBC)

Was in cast of "Santa Barbara" as Kelly Capwell (NBC)

Began acting career in stage productions like "Born Yesterday" and "In the Boom Boom Room"

Raised in Newport Beach and La Mirada, California

Bonus Trivia

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Davidson is active in Para Los Ninos, a Los Angeles organization devoted to inner-city kids.

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