Kelly Stables

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Kelly Stables
Born Kelly Michelle Stables
(1978-01-26) January 26, 1978 (age 36)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Years active 2002–present
Height 4' 11" (1.50 m)
Spouse(s) Kurt Patino (2005–present)
Children Kendrick Kurt Patino (b. 2012)

Kelly Michelle Stables (born January 26, 1978) is an American actress known for both stage and film acting. She is known for her roles as Melissa on Two and a Half Men, and as Eden on The Exes.

Personal life[edit]

Stables was born in metropolitan St. Louis, Missouri. She was a well-known cheerleader in her high school years, a fact which would be commemorated in an article in the magazine American Cheerleader. She graduated from Lafayette High School in Wildwood, Missouri.

She graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia earning a bachelor’s degree in Communication with an emphasis in Television and Theatre Performance minor. While at the University of Missouri she was a member of Delta Gamma.[1] By March 2005, corresponding with the release of The Ring Two in theaters, she married Kurt Patino.[2] Stables has one son, Kendrick Kurt, born September 7, 2012.[3][4] Her pregnancy was written into the second season of her currently-running TV show, The Exes.[5] She is expecting her second child.

Kelly is an avid baseball fan, and enjoys St. Louis Cardinals games.[1]

Career[edit]

Kelly Stables has acted in a number of plays. Her two largest roles were in the Thousand Oaks Civic Light Opera's Peter Pan as Wendy, and in Sleeping Beauty as the title character.[1] She has also played several other stage roles, most notably that of Marion Davies in W.R. and the Daisy.[1]

Stables is best known in the world of film for the stunt work she did for The Ring and for taking over for Daveigh Chase in portraying the (off-tape) evil Samara Morgan for The Ring Two. She was also in the short film Rings. Her roles in the Bring it On and Ring franchises would boost her popularity to the point of gaining mention in Rolling Stone, Star and Us Weekly. She also voices Will Vandom in W.I.T.C.H., and plays roles in General Hospital and St. Bartes-Aspen. She also briefly appeared in the pilot for The Grubbs. In November 2007, she has also had a role in an episode of Cavemen playing a 12-year-old cavekid boy.

Stables had a recurring role as Melissa, Alan Harper's receptionist (and recurring/former girlfriend) in Seasons 6-8 of Two and a Half Men. She is working on a film called My Life Untitled.[6] She also guest-starred on 'Til Death as a travel agent. She also appears on the Burger King commercial as a woman who is selling things on infomercials.

More recently she starred in the ABC show Romantically Challenged playing Lisa Thomas, Alyssa Milano's character's sister. She is the "Sexpert" of the group offering advice when it is not usually asked for.[7] The show was canceled after airing 4 episodes.

In 2011, she played a character named Claire on an episode of the CBS sitcom Mad Love. Also in 2011, she landed a regular role as Eden on the TV Land sitcom The Exes.

Stage[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Upcoming
  • Madness (20??)
  • Spring Break Dread (20??)
  • The Ring 3 (2012)

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