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October 1, 1963 |
Beth Chamberlin (born October 1, 1963, in Danville, Vermont) is an American actress and fitness coach.
Film and television roles
She is perhaps best known for her portrayal of Beth Raines Spaulding LeMay Winslow Spaulding Bauer Spaulding on Guiding Light. She was the second actress to portray the role and initially portrayed Beth for a two year stint from 1989 to 1991. She reprised her role as Beth three years later briefly, in January 1994 for only six months under then GL executive producer Jill Farren Phelps. Chmberlin again departed her role as Beth at the conclusion of her six month contract in June of that same year. She returned to the role in November 1997 full-time and remained with the show until its cancellation in 2009. She also played the role of Lorelei Hills, Beth's disassociative identity disorder personality, from 2001 to 2002.
Chamberlin has also appeared on television in Columbo, Silk Stalkings, Days of Our Lives, Cashmere Mafia and most recently "Blue Bloods". In film, she has appeared in The Big Picture, The Right Way, and Best Shots. She has also been featured in many commercial campaigns.
She was nominated for the 2010 Daytime EMMY Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress for her portrayal as Beth Raines on the final season of Guiding Light. Additionally, Chamberlin was nominated two other times for Soap Opera awards, once in 1991 for Outstanding Super Couple and again in 1998 for Outstanding Villainess.
In 2010 she joined the cast of Cell the series in the role of Brenda.
Chamberlin wrote the book Lorelei's Guiding Light, based on storylines from the show.
In March 2008, Chamberlin released "The Kettlebell Way To Your Perfect Body" and launched a health and fitness website. She released her second kettlebell DVD, "The Kettlebell Way, Volume 2 - Empire State" in the November, 2008. Chamberlin is a certified kettlebell trainer and a member of National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Chamberlin studied ballet with the American Ballet Theater before enrolling at New York University as a dance/theater major.
Chamberlin has been married to Dr. Peter Roy since 1994. Their son, Lucas, was born in 2005. They live in upstate New York. Chamberlin and Roy are aficionados of skiing and both provide instruction classes for skiers.
- Beth Chamberlin at the Internet Movie Database
- CBS Daytime Bio
- Beth Chamberlin beauty, health and fitness site