Biography

As one of the most famous faces in daytime television history, Ilene Kristen has charmed, captivated and perplexed audiences for years. Viewers best know Ilene as Delia Reid Ryan Ryan Coleridge Crane Coleridge on the daytime drama Ryan's Hope–a role which she originated in the show's first episode and portrayed on and off for 14 years. She is also famously known for her appearances on the daytime dramas Loving and Another World.

Most recently, Ilene left viewers transfixed in her twice Emmy-nominated role as the word twisting and outrageous Roxy Balsom on One Life to Live.

Ilene's artistic excellence enabled her opportunities to expand her career path including multiple primetime guest appearances, roles in several independent films, professional singing and song writing, and extensive stage work - including a role in the original Broadway production of Grease.

Thankfully, Ilene's luminous gift for entertaining loyal viewers transcends beyond the screen. Between her charitable involvement's and mentoring today's youth, You can see Ilene performing a captivating and sensual catalogue of her own original music regularly in the New York City cabaret scene.

Ilene's accomplishments and contributions to the world of television, performing arts and charities have truly made her an icon to millions.