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Known Credits: 66

Birthday: 1962-10-13

Place of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Adult Actor: False

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Kelly Preston

Biography

Preston was born as Kelly Kamalelehua Smith in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her mother, Linda, was an administrator of a mental health center, and her father, who worked for an agricultural firm, drowned when Preston was three years old. Her mother married Peter Palzis, a personnel director, who subsequently adopted her; she used his name when she began her acting career. Her stepfather was Lee Carlson. She has a younger maternal half-brother, Chris Palzis.[As a child, she spent time living in Iraq and Australia. While living in Australia, she attended Pembroke School in Adelaide, South Australia. She later attended Punahou School and studied drama and theater at the University of Southern California.

Acting
2010 Casino Jack as Pam Abramoff
2010 The Last Song as Kim
2009 Old Dogs as Vicki
2008 Struck as Trista
2008 The Tenth Circle as Laura Stone
2007 Death Sentence as Helen Hume
2006 Broken Bridges as Angela Dalton
2005 Sky High as Josie Stronghold / Jetstream
2005 Fat Actress - (4 episodes)
2005 Fat Actress - (7 episodes) as Quinn Taylor Scott
2005 Return to Sender as Susan Kennan
2005 Medium - (1 episode)
2004 Eulogy as Lucy Collins
2004 Joey - (2 episodes)
2003 Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat as Mom
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show - (1 episode)
2003 What a Girl Wants as Libby Reynolds
2003 View from the Top as Sherry
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! - (1 episode)
2001 Daddy and Them as Rose
2001 Fear Factor - (1 episode)
1999 For Love of the Game as Jane Aubrey
1998 Jack Frost as Gabby Frost
1998 Holy Man as Kate Newell
1997 The View - (1 episode)
1997 Nothing to Lose as Ann Beam
1997 Addicted to Love as Linda Green
1996 Citizen Ruth as Rachel
1996 Jerry Maguire as Avery Bishop
1996 Little Surprises
1996 Curdled as Kelly Hogue
1996 The Daily Show - (2 episodes)
1996 E! True Hollywood Story - (1 episode)
1996 From Dusk Till Dawn as Newscaster Kelly Houge
1995 MADtv - (1 episode)
1994 Love Is a Gun as Jean Starr
1994 Double Cross as Vera Blanchard
1994 Cheyenne Warrior as Rebecca Carver
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien - (1 episode)
1992 Only You as Amanda
1991 The Perfect Bride as Laura
1991 Run as Karen Landers
1989 Tales from the Crypt - (1 episode)
1989 The Experts as Bonnie
1988 Twins as Marnie Mason
1988 Spellbinder as Miranda Reed
1988 A Tiger's Tale as Shirley Butts
1987 Amazon Women on the Moon as Violet
1987 Love at Stake as Sara Lee
1986 52 Pick-Up as Cini
1986 SpaceCamp as Tish Ambrosei
1985 Secret Admirer as Deborah Anne Fimple
1985 Mischief as Marilyn McCauley
1984 Blue Thunder - (1 episode)
1983 Christine as Roseanne
1983 Riptide - (58 episodes) as Sherry Meyers
1983 For Love and Honor - (13 episodes) as Mary Lee
1983 Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn as Dhyana
1983 Live! with Kelly and Michael - (2 episodes)
1983 10 to Midnight as Doreen (as Kelly Palzis)
1983 The Renegades - (1 episode) as Lisa Primus (as Kelly Palzis)
1982 Capitol - (260 episodes) as Gillian McCandless
1977 CHiPs - (1 episode)
1976 Quincy, M.E. - (1 episode)
1968 Hawaii Five-O - (1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards - (1 episode)
1900 Suburban Shootout - (0 episodes) as Camilla Diamond