Jan. 26th, 1978
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
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Stables was born in metropolitan St. Louis, Missouri. She was a well-known cheerleader in her high school years, a fact which would be commemorated in an article in the magazine American Cheerleader. She graduated from Lafayette High School in Wildwood, Missouri.
She graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia earning a bachelor’s degree in Communication with an emphasis in Television and Theatre Performance minor. By March 2005, corresponding with the release of The Ring Two in theaters, she married Kurt Patino. Stables welcomed baby boy Kendrick Kurt Patino on September 7, 2012. Her pregnancy was written into the second season of her currently-running TV show, The Exes.
Kelly is an avid baseball fan, and enjoys St. Louis Cardinals games.
Kelly Stables has acted in a number of plays. Her two largest roles were in the Thousand Oaks Civic Light Opera's Peter Pan as Wendy, and in Sleeping Beauty as the title character. She has also played several other stage roles, most notably that of Marion Davies in W.R. and the Daisy.
Stables is best known in the world of film for the stunt work she did for The Ring and for taking over for Daveigh Chase in portraying the (off-tape) evil Samara Morgan for The Ring Two. She was also in the short film Rings. Her roles in the Bring it On and Ring franchises would boost her popularity to the point of gaining mention in Rolling Stone, Star and Us Weekly. She also voices Will Vandom in W.I.T.C.H., and plays roles in General Hospital and St. Bartes-Aspen. She also briefly appeared in the pilot for The Grubbs. In November 2007, she has also had a role in an episode of Cavemen playing a 12-year-old cavekid boy.
Stables had a recurring role as Melissa, Alan Harper's receptionist (and recurring/former girlfriend) in Seasons 6-8 of Two and a Half Men. She is working on a film called My Life Untitled. She also guest-starred on 'Til Death as a travel agent. She also appears on the Burger King commercial as a woman who is selling things on infomercials.
More recently she starred in the ABC show Romantically Challenged playing Lisa Thomas, Alyssa Milano's character's sister. She is the "Sexpert" of the group offering advice when it is not usually asked for. The show was canceled after airing 4 episodes.
In 2011, she played a character named Claire on an episode of the CBS sitcom Mad Love. Also in 2011, she landed a regular role as Eden on the TV Land sitcom The Exes.
- Starring as Evil Samara in Ring 2 after doing Samara's stunts in The Ring.
- Kelly was the Prom Queen as well as Senior class president in high school.