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August 30, 1983 |
Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
Colleen Broomall (born August 30, 1983 in Teaneck, New Jersey) is an American actress and journalist.
Colleen grew up in Norwood, New Jersey and was cast to play the role of Meg Ryan's daughter on the soap opera As the World Turns at the age of two months. During her time on the show, Colleen became the national spokesmodel for Good Lad of Philadelphia and even garnered a Soap Opera Digest Award Nomination for Best Child Actor. However, when Colleen was in second grade, her mother pulled her out of showbiz so that she could enjoy a normal childhood.
At age 12, she was published in The New York Times Magazine and spent the summer after her sophomore year of college working as Associate Editor of both Life Story and Movie Magic magazines. During her senior year at the University of Delaware, she studied under CNN news veteran Ralph Begleiter and appeared on the school's weekly Del-AWARE news program.
In 2005, Colleen graduated with honors from the University of Delaware with a B.A. in Communications and concentration in Mass Media. She is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Popstar! magazine and still acts occasionally, most recently appearing in The Winning Season with Rooney Mara and Sam Rockwell.
- The Winning Season (2009)
- As the World Turns (unknown episodes, 1983-1988, 1991) .... Danielle Andropoulos
- Neglia, Ashley V. "New Faces NJ: Colleen Broomall: Actress Colleen Broomall, who starred in soap operas as a child, works to get back in the industry. ", New Jersey Monthly, October 11, 2010. Accessed September 15, 2011. "At two months old, Colleen Broomall was a working actress on As the World Turns. Playing Meg Ryan’s soap-opera daughter, the Teaneck native (raised in Norwood) spent parts of the first five years of her life on the set, working alongside actors such as Julianne Moore and Marisa Tomei."
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