Kelly Monaco

Actress, Model
When former IPlayboy/i model and soap siren Kelly Monaco "shook what her mamma gave her" on the dance floor of TV's summer hit "Dancing with the Stars," she went from respectable but minor-league fame in soap circles to ... Read more »
Born: 05/23/1976 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Filmography

Actor (19)

Baby Daddy 2015 (Tv Show)

Herself

General Hospital 1962 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Dancing With the Stars 2004 - 2005, 2007 - 2008, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Spin City 2000 - 2001, 2004 - 2005, 2007 - 2008, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dirty Soap 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Edge of the Garden 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Presenter

Miss USA 2009 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Groomer Has It 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dancing With the Stars: Dance-off 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2005 Radio Music Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Host

World Music Awards 2005 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

The 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Presenter

Port Charles 1996 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Presenter

Idle Hands 1999 (Movie)

Tifanny (Actor)

Mumford 1999 (Movie)

Landlady's Daughter (Actor)

Biography

When former <I>Playboy</i> model and soap siren Kelly Monaco "shook what her mamma gave her" on the dance floor of TV's summer hit "Dancing with the Stars," she went from respectable but minor-league fame in soap circles to booming overnight fame on a massive scale. Suddenly the 29 year-old actress was everywhere--defending her title on talk shows, giving interviews to papers around the world, glistening on the cover of <I>Maxim.</i> The attention seemed welcomed by the starlet who had been trying to break into the big time for years. Instead of landing that one perfect role, no one--certainly not Monaco herself--would have dreamed winning a celebrity dance-off would do the trick.

Milestones

2006

Co-hosted the 33rd Daytime Emmy awards (ABC)

2005

Appeared as herself on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars"; winner of the competition

2003

Originated the role of Samantha 'Sam' McCall on ABC's "General Hospital"; nominated for a Daytime Emmy (2006) for Lead Actress in a Drama Series

2001

Guest-starred on the season finale of ABC's "Spin City"

2000

Portrayed Olivia 'Livvie' Locke on the ABC Daytime drama, "Port Charles"; garnered a Daytime Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress (2003)

1999

Had a small role as the Landlady's Daughter in "Mumford"

1998

Appeared as a Pole-Dancing Cheerleader in the comedy "BASEketball"

1997

Made television debut in the recurring role of Susan, a rookie lifeguard, on the syndicated program "Baywatch"

Made her <i>Playboy</i> debut as the magazine's Miss April 1997

Raised in Philadelphia

Served as a correspondent for syndicated newsmagazine "Hard Copy"

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