Eileen Davidson

Born Jun 15, 1959

Eileen Davidson is an American film and soap opera actress. She is known for her roles as Ashley Abbott on The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful and Kristen Blake on Days of our Lives.

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1959 Birth Born on June 15, 1959.


1982 23 Years Old Davidson originated the role of Ashley Abbott on The Young and the Restless in March 1982, beating out more than 100 candidates. … Read More
1985 26 Years Old Davidson has been married three times: first to actor Christopher Mayer from 1985–86.
1988 29 Years Old She quit the show in December 1988 and the producers took her recommendation of hiring a look-alike actress named Brenda Epperson Doumani, whom Davidson had discovered waiting tables at a charity function. … Read More


1991 32 Years Old She returned to daytime when she assumed the role of Kelly Capwell on Santa Barbara from November 1991 until the soap's cancellation in January 1993.
1993 34 Years Old She next appeared as Kristen Blake on Days of Our Lives beginning in May 1993. As originally conceived, Kristen was a heroine, who had an Achilles' heel in that the show's supervillain, Stefano, had raised her after the death of her parents. James E. Reilly, who assumed head writing reins in 1993, began to make Kristen more of a villainess. … Read More
1997 38 Years Old Her second husband was General Hospital, Port Charles, and As the World Turns actor Jon Lindstrom, to whom she was married from 1997 to 2000. … Read More
1998 39 Years Old Davidson's five roles earned her a Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in 1998.


1999 40 Years Old After a year-long vacation from acting, she returned to her role on The Young and the Restless in March 1999. … Read More
2006 47 Years Old In December 2006, Davidson told TV Guide that she was fired from The Young and the Restless due to lack of storyline.
2007 48 Years Old 1 More Event
Her last airdate as Ashley was January 11, 2007. … Read More
2008 49 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She returned to The Young and the Restless full-time as Ashley on September 26, 2008.


2012 53 Years Old In 2012, Nelson Branco announced that Sony Pictures Entertainment wanted Davidson on both The Young and the Restless and Days of Our Lives, but that Y&R would not share the actress, leading Sony to terminate her contract with them. … Read More
Davidson made a brief appearance on The Young and the Restless in February 2013 for the soap's 40th anniversary.
…  In 2014, for her role in Days of Our Lives, Davidson was awarded a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series; the second actress to win a Daytime Emmy Award in the category of "Lead Actress" for the soap. … Read More
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