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Lathered Up! OLTL's Roxy Balsom The Incredible Ilene Kristen

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She's made her mark on Daytime television by portraying Ryan's Hope diva Delia Reid Ryan. She went on to win over the hearts of OLTL fans with her comedic portrayal of Roxy Balsom.

About Ilene Kristen:
Ilene Kristen is perhaps best known for playing 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 in 1975 and played on and off until the show's end in 1989. She has appeared on the daytime dramas Loving and Another World as well.

Ilene's prolific career has also included 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.

Currently, Ilene can be seen in her Emmy-nominated role as Roxy, the drunken mother from hell, on One Life to Live. She also performs her original music regularly in the New York City cabaret scene.

Tonight Ilene Kristen joins me for a chat about the acting profession, her roles and the new stage work she has coming up in 2011! And we'll be taking YOUR calls so get those questions ready for Ilene Kristen!