Who is Kelly Stables?

American actress Kelly Michelle Stables was born in St. Louis, Missouri USA, on 26 January 1978, meaning that her zodiac sign’s Aquarius. She’s had roles in over 60 movies and TV series, and is perhaps best known for her playing of Kelly in the popular comedy series “Superstore”, created by Justin Spitzer, and which starred Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash and Colton Dunn. It follows a group of people who are working at a big box store, the series aired from 2015 to 2021 and won six of its 30 award nominations.

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Education and early life

Kelly grew up in St. Louis alongside her sister Tanya Childress, where they were raised by their parents who prefer to stay away from media, thus not a lot about them has been disclosed; it’s believed that their mother was an accountant, and their father a college professor.

Kelly became interested in acting when she was around six years old, after she had watched a theatre play with her family, and she went on to appear in many school plays throughout her entire education. She attended a high school in St. Louis, and upon matriculating in 1996 enrolled at University of Missouri in Columbia, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in communications in 2000; Kelly minored in TV and theatre performance.

She then moved to Los Angeles, California and launched her acting career.

Roles in movies

Kelly made her debut film appearance in the 2002 comedy “B. S.”, and some of her following roles were in the comedy “Comedy Central Laughs for Life Telethon 2003”, and in the same year the family fantasy comedy “The Haunted Mansion”, and the romantic comedy “Pride and Prejudice”.

She gained recognition in 2004, when cast to play Tiny Blonde in the sports comedy “Bring it On: Again”, directed by Damon Santostefano, and which starred Anne Judson-Yager, Bree Turner and Kevin Cooney. It follows a group of new students who’ve founded their own cheer squad, and the film was nominated for two awards. The year 2005 saw Kelly star as Samara in the short mystery horror “Rings”, while she could then have been seen playing and voicing supporting characters in the 2005 animated adventure comedy “Hoodwinked”, the 2007 crime mystery horror “Furnace”, and the 2008 thriller “Telling Lies”.

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The year 2012 heard her voice Gossip Bird in the popular animated comedy “Adventures in Zambezia”, directed by Wayne Thornley, and which starred Leonard Nimoy, Jeremy Suarez and Abigail Breslin. It tells the story of a falcon who’s journeyed to the city of Zambezia, and the film won three of its nine award nominations. Kelly provided additional voices for the 2013 animated adventure comedy “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2”, and voiced Mother Bunny in the 2016 animated short action “Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Scroll”.

In 2020, she voiced Mouse in the popular family adventure comedy “Dolittle”, written and directed by Stephen Gaghan, and which starred Robert Downey Jr, Antonio Banderas and Michael Sheen. It follows the life of a physician who can speak to animals, and the film won three of its 12 award nominations.

Kelly’s two most recent film roles have been voice roles in the 2021 animated action adventure “Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans” and the 2022 animated action comedy “Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank”.

Roles in TV series

Kelly’s debut TV series role was her playing of Young Sophie in the 2002 pilot episode of the comedy “The Grubbs”, and she gained recognition with her voicing of the main characters Will Vandom and Astral Drop in 52 episodes of the animated action adventure “W. I. T. C. H.” (2004-2006) .It also starred Candi Milo and Liza Del Mundo, follows five female defenders of the walls between universes, and the series was nominated for a Casting Society of America Award for Best Animated Voice-Over Television Casting.

The remainder of the 2000s saw Kelly appear in an episode or two of the science fiction comedy “Cavemen”, the romantic drama “The Bold and the Beautiful”, and the crime mystery “Life”.

From 2011 through 2015, Kelly starred as Eden in the comedy “The Exes”, which Mark Reisman created, and which also starred David Alan Basche, Wayne Knight and Donald Faison. It follows a group of recently divorced friends, and the series won one of its six award nominations.

Kelly’s three most recent TV series roles have been in the 2020 episode “The Hallie Trap” of the animated family fantasy “Doc McStuffins” (voice role), and in 2021 the episode “False Start” of the crime action “NCIS” and the episode “Tale of Two Sisters” of the animated action adventure “Young Justice” (voice role).

Other credits

Kelly performed stunts in the 2002 action science fiction adventure movie “Spider-Man”, the 2002 mystery horror film “The Ring” and the 2004 romantic family comedy movie “The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement”.

She produced the 2009 action horror movie “Soul Fire Rising”.

Some of the talk-shows in which Kelly’s made a guest appearance include “C’est La Vie with Selah V”, “Home & Family” and “Show Offs”.

Awards and nominations

Kelly was nominated for a 2015 Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best Female Vocal Performance in a Direct-to-DVD Title or Short, for “Tom and Jerry: The Lost Dragon”.

Love life and husband

On 26 March 2005, Kelly married American screenwriter, producer and manager Kurt Patino, who’s probably known best for his producing of the 2009 action fantasy horror movie “Soul Fire Rising”, the 2018 comedy film “Tin Holiday” and the 2022 action thriller movie “Double Threat”.

On 7 September 2012, Kelly gave birth to their first boy Kendrick Kurt Patino, and on 2 April 2015 to their second boy Kellen William Patino; her sons can be seen featured in many pictures uploaded onto her Instagram account.

Kelly hasn’t spoken of other men whom she’s dated, and is married to Kurt Patino as of December 2022, and they have two sons together.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Kelly’s highly active on Instagram, and has posted over 560 pictures and videos onto the social media network, while she’s today followed by nearly 70,000 people.

She’s a huge dog-lover, and has featured her pet dog Lucky in many of her Instagram pictures and videos.

Kelly loves holidays, as she enjoys reuniting with her family and friends.

Her acting career’s taken her to numerous countries on various continents, and Kelly’s become deeply passionate about travelling; her favorite city to visit is Stuttgart, Germany.

She’s voiced characters in several video games, including the 2006 “Downhill Jam”, the 2013 “Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII”, and the 2016 “Let It Die”.

Kelly’s favorite actresses are Amanda Seyfried and Angelina Jolie, and some of her favorite movies include “Mank”, “A Mouthful of Air” and “Things Heard & Seen”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Kelly’s age is 44. She has brown eyes and long blonde hair, she weighs around 95lbs (43kgs) and is 4ft 10ins (1.47m) tall.

Kelly’s net worth’s been estimated at more than $3 million as of December 2022.

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