Lauralee Bell Bio

(Christine, Y&R)

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BIRTHDATE: December 22
MARITAL STATUS: Married photographer Scott Martin on October 4, 1997
CHILDREN: The couple has two children: Son Christian (b. January 17, 2001) and daughter Samantha (b. October 28, 2002).

Lauralee Bell was born and raised in Chicago. The daughter of William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell, Lauralee and her older brothers, Bill, Jr., and Bradley, moved to Los Angeles after her parents created Y&R, which first aired on CBS on March 26, 1973. Lauralee began her acting career as an extra on the show at age 9. 

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  1. Bell and hubby Martin were childhood schoolmates in Chicago. They reconnected when he flew to L.A. in 1996 to escort her to the Soap Opera Digest Awards.
  2. She is named after mom Lee, whose birth name is Loreylee.
  3. Her husband is a photographer.
  4. In 2002, Bell and her career were the subject of Lifetime's INTIMATE PORTRAIT.
  5. Is 5'6".
stories featuring
Lauralee Bell
Y&R's Cricket And Danny: Together Again!   Mar 28, 2012

Though Lauralee Bell and Michael Damian have made separate returns to Y&R as Cricket and Danny...

Bell Is Back!   Oct 7, 2011

According to TV Guide magazine, Lauralee Bell will reprise the role of Y&R's Christine Blair...

Not Just Another Rodeo   Feb 23, 2011

Lauralee Bell's (Christine, Y&R...

Y&R's Lauralee Bell Keeps Her Daytime Motor Running   Feb 4, 2011

YOUNG AND RESTLESS fans are thrilled to see Christine (played by...

Bon Appétit!   Nov 15, 2010

Lauralee Bell (ex-Christine) chats...

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Other Roles

TV Roles
PACIFIC BLUE (Christine, 1999)
WALKER, TEXAS RANGER (guest star, 1998)
DIAGNOSIS MURDER (playing herself, 1995)

Bell has also done numerous game-show appearances, including FAMILY FEUD and MATCH GAME.

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