Apr. 13th, 1980
Cumming, Georgia, USA
Kelli Giddish's Main TV Roles
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Born and raised in Cumming, GA, Kelli Giddish began acting at an early age and was a staple in her high school's theater department. Giddish was also an athlete and member of her high school's championship softball team. After high school, she attended the University of Evansville in Indiana, where she was an Irene Ryan Acting Award finalist selected to perform at the Kennedy Center. She graduated with a degree in performing arts.
Giddish moved to New York after graduation and made her debut in "Shoes." She appeared opposite the late Farrah Fawcett in "Bobbi Boland" and in her one-woman show "Dropsy." In 2005, she made her television debut on "All My Children." She also starred in the online series "The Burg". Giddish has appeared on "Life on Mars," "Without a Trace" and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent." She has also had a recurring role on "Damages." Before Kelli landed her starring role on SVU as Detective Amanda Rollins, she first appeared as a rape victim on the show in Season 8 Episode 12, "Outsider.".
In 2007, Giddish played a lead in David Connolly's independent feature "The Understudy." She also appeared in the feature film "Death in Love" opposite Josh Lucas and Jaqueline Bissett.
Giddish divides her time between New York and Los Angeles. She has been married to Lawrence Faulborn since June 20, 2015. They have one child, a son named Ludo Faulborn born October 2015.