Kelli Maroney

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Kelli Maroney
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Born Kelli Maroney
(1965-12-30) December 30, 1965 (age 52)
Nationality American
Other names Zoe Kelli Simon
Occupation Actress
Years active 1979 – present
Known for
Spouse(s) Daniel Ulin (2016)

Kelli Maroney (born December 30, 1965) is an American film and television actress. She is best known for her early roles in the movies Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) and Night of the Comet (1984), and on television in the soap operas Ryan's Hope and One Life to Live.


Maroney's daytime TV roles were as Kimberly Harris Beaulac on the soap opera Ryan's Hope (1979–1983) and Tina Lord on One Life to Live (1984–1985).

Her best known film roles were Cindy Carr in Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), Samantha Belmont in Night of the Comet (1984), Jamie in The Zero Boys (1985), and Allison in Chopping Mall (1986).


Maroney appeared as a guest on the Playboy TV 2015 "So Sexy It's Scary" Halloween episode with Jeffrey Reddick and Lisa Wilcox.

Maroney was featured on the cover of People (alongside fellow soap opera actresses Genie Francis and Kristen Vigard) and interviewed in the related story about the "teen temptresses" of daytime television.[1]

An interview with Maroney was featured in Jewel Shepard's Invasion of the B-Girls, a nonfiction book composed of interviews with popular scream queens.[2] She also appeared on the Joan Rivers Show "Scream Queen" episode in the 1990s. Kelli Maroney has made guest appearances on TV shows, among them True Blood, Family Feud, Simon & Simon, Murder, She Wrote, FBI: The Untold Stories, and Chicago Hope.

Maroney is co-host of entertainment podcast Rick's Martini Bar.


Year Title Role Notes
1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Cindy
1983 Slayground Jolene
1984 Night of the Comet Samantha
1986 Chopping Mall Alison Parks
1986 The Zero Boys Jamie
1987 Big Bad Mama II Willie McClatchie
1988 Not of This Earth Nurse Oxford
1989 Jaded Jennifer
1989 Transylvania Twist Hannah
1990 Hard to Die Porno Wife
1991 Servants of Twilight Sherry Ordway
1991 Scream Queen Hot Tub Party Herself Video
1993 Midnight Witness Devon
1999 Sam and Mike Short film
2004 Audition Brett Short film
2011 Lip Service Janice
2012 Dark Star Hollow Sarah Rose Barteaux Post-production
Year Title Role Notes
1979–1982 Ryan's Hope Kimberly Harris 319 episodes
1984 Celebrity Josie TV miniseries
1984 One Life to Live Tina Lord TV series
1986 Simon & Simon Angela Fielding Episode: "Eye of the Beholder"
1986 Murder, She Wrote Cissy Barnes Episode: "Menace, Anyone?"
1991 FBI: The Untold Stories Bonnie Kelly Episode: "Kill for Love"
1997 The Pretender Reporter Episode: "Dragon House: Part 1"
1997 Face Down Merrie/Meredith TV movie
1999 Chicago Hope Grace McNeil Episode: "Home Is Where the Heartache Is"
2008 True Blood Televangelist Episode: "Mine"
2010 Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Kelli Episode: "Re-Animated"
2012 Gila Deputy Wilma TV movie


  1. ^ Rein, Richard K.; Gail Birnbaum; Bob Lardine (October 27, 1980). "Sexy and Sweet". People. pp. Vol. 14, No. 17, pg. 80–84. Archived from the original on April 29, 2010. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  2. ^ Kirst, Brian (April 27, 2012). "Q&A: "NIGHT OF THE COMET" star Kelli Maroney talks her career". Fangoria. Retrieved June 27, 2012. 

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