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Shenell Edmonds Bio

(Destiny, OLTL)

Steven Bergman

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BIRTHDAY: April 26
YEARS ON SHOW: 2009-present

Shenell Edmonds spent very little time in front of the camera before landing her OLTL gig. She began doing theater when she was 8 years old. Edmonds's first paid acting job was a radio commercial for Lowe's Home Improvement. When she was asked to audition for OLTL, she had never seen the soap and never imagined that she'd land a daytime gig, but had her heart set on it after visiting the studio. When she got a callback from EP Frank Valentini, she was over the moon. "I started screaming and shaking in the car and crying," she recalls. "It was amazing."

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Edmunds has studied dance including jazz, tap and hip-hop since she was 4.
  2. She has a poodle named Georgie and a pit bull named Tux.
  3. She learned to roller-skate for her first and only film role in a Columbia University short called Couples Only.
  4. The actress loves to cook.
  5. She is a huge fan of co-star Michael Easton (John, OLTL) and is real-life pal with Kelley Missal (Danielle, OLTL).
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