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Kristen Alderson
Port Charles Presence
May 13, 2013 to Present
March 20, 1998 to Spring 2001 [recurring, on One Life to Live]; April 2001 to January 13, 2012 [contract, on One Life to Live]; February 24, 2012 to March 20, 2013 [contract, on General Hospital]
At A Glance
Ms. Alderson began her show business career at age five, after enjoying a film about the making of Annie. She subsequently landed the role of Molly in the Broadway production of Annie, and eventually went on tour with the show. The talented youngster then joined One Life to Live as feisty Starr Manning. After OLTL was cancelled in 2012, Alderson and her character Starr were picked up by General Hospital.

Ms. Alderson's attends high school in New York City. Her younger brother, Eddie, played OLTL's Matthew Buchanan prior to its cancellation. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family when she is not juggling school and work.
Acting Portfolio
TELEVISION
General Hospital
Lauren Katherine "Kiki" Jerome
May 13, 2013 to Present

General Hospital
Starr Manning
February 24, 2012 to March 20, 2013

One Life to Live
Starr Manning
March 20, 1998 to Spring 2001 [recurring]; April 2001 to January 13, 2012 [contract]
Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys: Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actress (2013; for General Hospital)

Daytime Emmys: Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actress (2013, 2014; for General Hospital)
Daytime Emmys: Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actress (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011; for One Life to Live)
Vital Statistics
DATE OF BIRTH: May 29, 1991
HAIR: Blonde
News Archives
News Archive: Kristen Alderson talks to soapcentral.com about Starr's pregnancy. [Jun 30, 2008]
News Archive: Alderson says OLTL cancellation is just rumor... she hopes. [Sep 29, 2009]
News Archive: OLTL preps huge musical production with Starr X'd Lovers. [May 10, 2010]
News Archive: LISTEN NOW: Kristen Alderson previews Starr X'd Lovers on Soap Central Live [May 14, 2010]
News Archive: Kristen Alderson trick-or-treats on Soap Central Live. [Oct 29, 2010]
News Archive: Kristen Alderson and Nic Robuck discuss romance on SCL's Valentine's show [Feb 11, 2011]
News Archive: Kristen Alderson, Gina Tognoni rock out for charity. [Sep 9, 2011]
News Archive: Kristen, Eddie Alderson moving to LA, not Prospect Park. [Nov 10, 2011]
News Archive: Alderson, three others taking OLTL characters to General Hospital. [Jan 11, 2012]
News Archive: DePaiva worried ABC "misleading" fans on GH crossover. [Jan 18, 2012]
News Archive: Alderson inked to long-term GH contract. [Jan 30, 2012]
News Archive: Alderson receives first Daytime Emmy nomination. [May 1, 2013]
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