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|Born||Katherine Virginia Wesley
March 21, 1961
Morganfield, Kentucky, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress and singer|
|Spouse(s)||James DePaiva (1996–present)|
Most notable for her role as Bobby Jo in the cult film, Evil Dead II, DePaiva began her career at 18 as a solo artist at the Grand Ole Opry. After her stint in Nashville, she attended both Indiana University and UCLA, studying theatre, dropping out before graduation to entertain USO troops in Asia. DePaiva made her debut in daytime originating the role of Chelsea Reardon on Guiding Light (October 1986-January 1991). On Monday, November 29, 1993, she began portraying her most notable role, the part of Blair Daimler Cramer on One Life to Live, formerly portrayed by half-Asian actress, Mia Korf. She first appeared onscreen Friday, December 17, 1993 and was with OLTL for nearly 19 years until the series was canceled. DePaiva's pairing with Roger Howarth's (and later Trevor St. John's) Todd Manning struck with viewers and the two became a supercouple.In 2012, she reprised her role of Blair for several guest stints on ABC's daytime soap General Hospital.
DePaiva has been married to fellow One Life to Live actor James DePaiva since May 31, 1996 and gave birth to their son, James Quentin DePaiva, on May 12, 1997. She was previously married to Richard C. Hankins.
|October 27, 1986 – January 25, 1991||Guiding Light||Chelsea Reardon|
|1987||Evil Dead II||Bobby Joe||as Kassie Wesley|
|1993–2013||One Life to Live||Blair Cramer||Role since: December 17, 1993
sometimes credited as Kassie Wesley DePaiva
|1993||The Pro Shop||Host|
|1993||Time Trax||Caitlin Carlisle||as Kassie Wesley|
|1994||Melrose Place||Betty Benson-Chappell||Episode: Reunion Blues|
|1994||Baywatch||Crystal Harr||Episode: Western Exposure
as Kassie Wesley
|2012||General Hospital||Blair Cramer|
|Unknown||One Life to Live||Episodes: Unknown|
- "'One Life to Live' Star Proud of Son, Sounds Off on Blair and Todd's Romance". www.buddytv.com. Retrieved 2008-03-09.
- "KASSIE DEPAIVA JOINS DAYS". January 24, 2014. Retrieved January 24, 2014.
- Lewis, Errol (January 24, 2014). "RUMOR NO MORE: Kassie DePaiva Joins ‘DAYS’". Soap Opera Network. Retrieved January 24, 2014.
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