Beth Chamberlin

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Beth Chamberlin
Born (1963-10-01) October 1, 1963 (age 51)
Danville, Vermont
Spouse(s) Peter Roy (1994-)
Website
http://www.bethchamberlin.com

Beth Chamberlin (born October 1, 1963) is an American actress, known for her role as Beth Raines on the CBS soap opera, Guiding Light.

Early life[edit]

Chamberlin was born in Danville, Vermont. She studied ballet with the American Ballet Theater before enrolling at New York University as a dance/theater major.[1][2] Chamberlin has a number of regional theater credits, include The Taming of the Shrew, Godspell, Flowers for Algernon and You Can't Take It With You.[1]

Career[edit]

Chamberlin is best known for her portrayal of Beth Raines Spaulding LeMay Winslow Spaulding Bauer Spaulding on the CBS daytime soap opera 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. She was nominated for the 2010 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal as Beth Raines on the final season of Guiding Light.[3] Additionally, Chamberlin was nominated two other times for Soap Opera Digest Awards, once in 1991 for Outstanding Super Couple and again in 1998 for Outstanding Villainess.[4]

On primetime television, Chamberlin guest starred on Columbo, Silk Stalkings, Cashmere Mafia, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Blue Bloods. She co-starred in two television pilots; Murder in Manhattan for ABC in 2013, and Untitled Wall Street Project for CBS in 2014.

Personal life[edit]

Chamberlin has been married to Dr. Peter Roy since 1994.[1] Their son, Lucas, was born in 2005. They live in upstate New York.

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.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1989 The Big Picture Stewardess
1989–91, 1994, 1997–2009 Guiding Light Beth Raines Spaulding LeMay Winslow Spaulding Bauer Spaulding Series regular
Nominated — Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2010)
Nominated — Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Villainess (1999)
Nominated — Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Super Couple: Daytime (1991)
1990 Best Shots Blonde out of Gas
1992 Silk Stalkings Barbara Dunham Episode: "Shock Jock"
1992 Columbo Cindy Episode: "No Time to Die"
1993 Days of Our Lives Nancy Trent Recurring role
1998 The Right Way
2008 Cashmere Mafia Cynthia Tate Episode: "Yours, Mine and Hers"
2010 Steamboat Tabitha Web-series
2011 Cell Brenda Episode: "My Name Is Sarah"
Nominated — Indie Series Award for Outstanding Guest Appearance
2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Georgia Stanton Episode: "Spiraling Down"
2013 Blue Bloods Amy Seabrook Episode: "No Regrets"
2013 Murder in Manhattan Sheila Ramsey TV pilot
2014 Untitled Wall Street Project Molly Conklin TV pilot
2015 Nurse Jackie Linda

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