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Kristen Alderson Bio

(Starr, OLTL)

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BIRTHDATE: May 29
BIRTHPLACE: Pennsylvania
YEARS ON SHOW: 1998-present
MARITAL STATUS: Single
CHILDREN: None

Kristen Alderson was born, and continues to be raised, in Pennsylvania. The oldest child of Kathy and Rich Alderson, she was barely out of diapers when she got the acting bug. When she was 5, she won the role of Molly in a touring company of Annie; she performed in the musical for nearly a year before she was offered the part of Todd and Blair's mischievous daughter, Starr Manning. 

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Was a cheerleader in junior high.
  2. Experienced her first kiss on-screen when Starr kissed Travis (Connor Paolo).
  3. Signed a contract with OLTL in 2001, which made her the youngest soap star to ever have a contract.
  4. Grew up in same part of suburban Philadelphia as former castmate Erin Torpey (ex-Jessica).
  5. Alderson loves to sing, dance and swim.
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GH'S KRISTEN ALDERSON OUT!   Jan 10, 2015

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FORMER OLTL CO-STARS TEAM UP   May 1, 2014

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GH's Kristen Alderson Speaks Out   May 8, 2013

Kristen Alderson, who was forced to say good-bye to Starr and will take on a new GH role as of...

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Other Roles

Theater Roles
Annie (1996)

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