Who is Kelly Stables?
Kelly is an American actress, known for her roles in a variety of television shows and movies. She’s probably best known for portraying Melissa in the TV series “Two and a Half Men” and Eden Konkler in the sitcom “The Exes”. Stables has also appeared in films such as “The Ring Two” and “Horrible Bosses 2”, in addition to numerous other notable projects on which she has worked in her career.
What is Kelly Stables Doing Now?
Kelly Stables is actively pursuing new projects; she recently featured in the film “Missing”, while she is also set to co-star in the upcoming romantic comedy film “Holiday Twist”, co-starring Neal McDonough, Sean Astin and Emily Tosta.
Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Kelly Stables was born on 26 January 1978, in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, the daughter of Jill Cissell, while there is no information on her biological father; she has a sister, Tanya Childress. Kelly attended Lafayette High School, and after matriculation enrolled at the University of Missouri in Columbia, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Communication with a focus on Television and Theatre Performance. During her time at the university, she was affiliated with the Delta Gamma sorority.
Kelly Stables made her acting debut in the television film “BS” in 2002, in which she portrayed Molly. In the story revolving around a small girl’s boarding school nestled in the woods of Vermont, where most of the learning happens beyond the classroom walls, it primarily follows the lives of four fifteen-year-old girls residing in Maple House, guided only by their emotionally fragile housemother, Hope, starring Christy Carlson Romano, Jordan Wood, Lorri Bagley and Eddie McClintock.
The same year, Kelly Stables made her mark in the world of film by performing stunts in the cult classic “The Ring”; starring Naomi Watts and Martin Henderson, it follows the chilling story of a cursed videotape that brings death within seven days to anyone who watches it. Stables also took on the role of the (off-tape) evil character, Samara Morgan, in “The Ring Two”, stepping in for Daveigh Chase.
After her initial success, Kelly continued her career with several notable roles in films. In 2003, she portrayed the Queen Ghost in “The Haunted Mansion”, a comedy-horror film starring Eddie Murphy and Marsha Thomason, in which a real estate agent and his family encounter supernatural occurrences in an eerie mansion. The same year, she played Lydia Meryton in “Pride & Prejudice: A Latter-Day Comedy”, a modern comedic adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel.
In 2004, Stables appeared as Tiny Blonde in “Bring It On Again”, a direct-to-video sequel to the popular cheerleading film “Bring It On”. Additionally, she worked as a stunt performer in “The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement”, the sequel to the romantic comedy starring Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews.
Stables ventured into television in the following years, with guest-starring roles in various series. In 2006, she appeared as Sandi in an episode entitled “The Courtship of Eddie’s Parents” of the sitcom” ‘Til Death”. The same year, she played a masseuse in the episode “Drumroll, Please” of “How I Met Your Mother”.
Additionally, from 2007 to 2009, she had the recurring role of Janette in the television series “Greek”, appearing in a total of eight episodes.
From 2008 to 2010, Kelly Stables took on a recurring role as Melissa in the popular sitcom “Two and a Half Men”, appearing in ten episodes. Although short, Kelly’s role was significant, first introduced as cute and cheerful Alan Harper’s receptionist, and developing a relationship with Charlie Sheen’s character. Nevertheless, the fallout was imminent due to Charlie’s inability to commit. She then starts a romance with Alan, but their relationship is doomed when he cheats on her with her mother.
In 2010, Stables landed the main role as Lisa Thomas in the comedy series “Romantically Challenged”, while from 2011 to 2015, Kelly Stables the main role of Eden Konkler in the TV series “The Exes”. Alongside her co-stars Wayne Knight, Donald Faison, Kristen Johnston, and David Alan Basche, she portrayed a quirky and energetic assistant to a divorce attorney, and centered around a group of divorced men living together in an apartment complex and navigating the challenges of dating and relationships, often leading to hilarious on-screen situations. She was pregnant while on the show and her pregnancy was written into the story.
Concurrently, in 2014 Kelly Stables appeared in the film “Horrible Bosses 2”, portraying Rachel. Directed by Sean Anders, it was a comedy sequel to the 2011 film “Horrible Bosses”, with Stables starring alongside an ensemble including Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx,and Christoph Waltz.
Following her successful stint on “The Exes”, Stables took on the recurring role as Mary Anne in the series “No Tomorrow” from 2016 to 2017. Starring alongside Joshua Sasse and Tori Anderson, it was a romantic comedy-drama that followed the story of a free-spirited man who believed the world would end in eight months, and his influence on a pragmatic woman named Evie.
From 2017 to 2021, Kelly Stables took on the recurring role as Kelly in the TV series “Superstore”. Starring alongside America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Mark McKinney and Lauren Ash, the show revolved around the employees of a fictional big-box store called Cloud 9.
In addition to her on-screen work, Kelly Stables is celebrated for her versatile voice-acting abilities. Over the years, she has lent her voice to an array of animated characters, leaving an indelible mark on various projects.
From 2004 to 2006, Stables took on a prominent voice role as Will Vandom in the animated series “W.I.T.C.H.”. Her vocal talents breathed life into the lead character, contributing to the show’s captivating narrative.
In 2005, she provided her voice to Schnitzel Kid 1 in the animated film “Hoodwinked!” Stables’ performance added a touch of whimsy to the delightful movie.
Her voice acting skills extended to the realm of video games, as she had a role in the 2007 video game “Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem”. Moreover, in the same year Stables lent her voice to the character Digit in the animated series “Shorty McShorts’ Shorts” for the episode “Too Many Robots”.
In 2012, Stables voiced Gossip Bird 1 in the animated film “Zambezia”, adding her unique flair to the character’s personality. Then in 2014, she participated in “Tom and Jerry: The Lost Dragon”, voicing both Athena and Puffy.
In 2019 and 2021, Stables made her mark in the superhero genre, providing the voice for Arrowette in the acclaimed animated series “Young Justice”.
According to authoritative sources, Kelly Stables’ net worth is estimated at $3 million, as of mid-2023.
Personal Life, Married, Husband, Children
Kelly Stables has been married to film producer Kurt Patino since 2005. The couple has two sons, born in 2012 and 2015.
Appearance and Body Measurements
KellyStabes has light brown hair and brown eyes. She stands at the height of 5ft (1.52m), weighs approximately 105lbs (47kgs), with vital statistics of 29-22-33, and bra size 34C.