Chrishell Stause

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Chrishell Stause
Chrishell Stause June 19, 2014 (cropped).jpg
Stause at the 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards Nominees Cocktail Reception on June 19, 2014
Born Terrina Chrishell Stause
(1981-07-21) July 21, 1981 (age 33)
Draffenville, Kentucky
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present

Terrina Chrishell Stause (/tɛˌrnə krɨˌʃɛl ˈsts/, born July 21, 1981 and professionally known as Chrishell Stause) is an American actress, best known for her role as Amanda Dillon on All My Children, and now as Jordan Ridgeway in Days of Our Lives since 2013.

Life and career[edit]

Stause was born Terrina Chrishell Stause, in Draffenville, Kentucky. She attended Murray State University, from which she received her B.A. in Theater in 2003.[1] She is of Japanese, Spanish, and other European descent.

Stause is best known for her portrayal of Amanda Dillon in the ABC soap opera All My Children, a role she began on May 4, 2005 when the character returned to Pine Valley after a five-year absence. The role of Amanda was previously portrayed by Alexis Manta. The soap was cancelled and ended on September 23, 2011, and later Stause guest-starred in second season of Dana Delany series Body of Proof.[2] She also was a member of improvisational troupe The Groundlings in Los Angeles.[3]

In April 2013, it was announced that Stause had joined the cast of NBC soap Days of Our Lives.[4] Her character, Jordan, first appeared in Salem on August 15, 2013. [5][6][7]

Stause was engaged to Glee star Matthew Morrison from December 9, 2006 to 2007.[8][9]

As of 2014, she is dating Revenge star Justin Hartley.[10]


Year Title Role Notes
2005–11 All My Children Amanda Dillon Martin Role held: May 4, 2005 – September 23, 2011
2008 Scaring the Fish Robin
2008 Luke 11:17 Madison 3 episodes
2009 The Crimson Mask Jules
2011 The Crimson Mask: Director's Cut Jules
2011 Body of Proof Justine Befort Episode: "Your Number's Up"
2012 Meanwhile... Party Girl Episode: "What's a Banana Slug?"
2012 Hot and Bothered Payton
2013 Curse of the Crimson Mask Jules Episode: "The Banker"
2013–present Days of Our Lives Jordan Ridgeway Role held: August 15, 2013 – present


  1. ^ "All My Children Star Chrishell Stause Visits MSU". Murray State University. December 2006. Retrieved 2006-12-12. [dead link]
  2. ^ "All My Children's Chrishell Stause Joins Dana Delany on Body of Proof - Today's News: Our Take". 2011-09-03. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  3. ^ Matt Webb Mitovich (2011-12-05). "Chrishell Stause Talks Body of Proof Role, Original All My Children Finale". TVLine. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  4. ^ "Exclusive: All My Children Alum Chrishell Stause Joins Days of Our Lives". TV Line. June 19, 2013. Retrieved April 18, 2013. 
  5. ^ Fairman, Michael (July 2, 2013). "The Ken Corday Interview – Days of our Lives". On-Air On-Soaps. Retrieved July 2, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Chrishell Stause Dishes On Her ‘DAYS’ Debut". June 19, 2013. Retrieved June 16, 2013. 
  7. ^ Soap Opera Digest: Comings and Goings (Vol. 38, No. 33). p. 12. August 2013.
  8. ^ Spaner, Whitney (July 30, 2013). "Curtain Cutie: Matthew Morrison". Paper. Retrieved 14 June 2007. 
  9. ^ "Chrishell Stause says ex-fiance 'Glee's' Matthew Morrison is a real-life player - Zap2it". Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  10. ^ "Revenge's Justin Hartley Is Dating All My Children's Chrishell Stause". January 10, 2014. Retrieved June 5, 2014. 

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