Kelly Stables

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Kelly Stables
Born Kelly Michelle Stables
(1978-01-26) January 26, 1978 (age 38)
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), Kellon William Patino (b. 2015)

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 Konkler 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 two sons, Kendrick Kurt, born September 7, 2012 and Kellon William, born April 2, 2015.[3][4] Her first pregnancy was written into the second season of her TV show, The Exes.[5]

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. The series concluded its fourth and final season in 2015.

Stage[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Spider-Man Uncredited stunts
2002 The Grubbs Young Sophine
2002 The Ring stunts
2003 The Haunted Mansion Queen Ghost
2003 Pride & Prejudice: A Latter-Day Comedy Lydia Meryton
2004 Bring It On Again Tiny Blonde
2004 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement stunts
2005 Hoodwinked! Schnitzel Kid 1 voice
2005 Rings Samara Morgan short film
2005 The Ring Two Evil Samara
2006 Furnace Karen Bolding
2006 Telling Lies Eve Forrester
2006 State's Evidence Emily Carter
2007 Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem voice
2008 Together Again for the First Time Sandra Frobisher
2009 Dragon Hunter Raya
2009 Soul Fire Rising Eve
2009 My Life: Untitled Ollie
2012 Should've Been Romeo Sara
2012 Zambezia Gossip Bird 1 voice
2012 Love and Germophobia Additional voices voice
2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Additional voices voice
2014 Tom and Jerry: The Lost Dragon Athena/Puffy voice
2014 Horrible Bosses 2 Rachel

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 BS Molly Movie
2003 Comedy Central Laughs for Life Telethon 2003 Amer-i-can
2003 General Hospital Teenage Bobbie Spencer Episode: "No. 10430"
2004 Creating America's Next Hit Television Show Macy #3
2004-06 W.I.T.C.H. Will Vandom 52 episodes; voice
2006 'Til Death Sandi Episode: "The Courtship of Eddie's Parents"
2006 How I Met Your Mother Masseuse Episode: "Drumroll, Please"
2007 Shorty McShorts' Shorts Digit Episode: "Too Many Robots;" voice
2007-09 Greek Janette
2007 Cavemen Rocky the Cave Kid Episode: "Cave Kid"
2008 The Bold and the Beautiful Beauty Salon Attendant 2 episodes
2008 Life Marielle Episode: "Crushed"
2008-10 Two and a Half Men Melissa 10 episodes
2009 Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe Teri/Phoebe the Elf Movie
2010 Romantically Challenged Lisa Thomas 6 episodes
2010 Bones Cynthia Rinaldi Episode: "The Bones That Weren't"
2011 Mad Love Claire Episode: "To Munsch or Not to Munsch"
2011-15 The Exes Eden Konkler 64 episodes
2011 Hung Episode: "Don't Give Up on Detroit or Hung Like a Horse"
2011 A Golden Christmas 2: The Second Tail Kelly
2013 Baby Daddy Kayla 2 episodes
2015 Sofia the First Saffron Episode: "Minimus is Missing;" voice
2015 Mom Kathy, drug store cashier Episode: "Sick Popes and a Red Ferrari"

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam Generic Female Skater voice
2008 The Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft Iola voice
2013 Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Additional voices voice

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