Gina Tognoni returned to One Live to Live on February 12, 2010, ending an eight-year absence with the ABC soap. Tognoni originated the role of Kelly Cramer 1995. In addition to her work on One Life to Live, Gina appeared for more than five years on CBS's Guiding Light. During her time there, she won two Daytime Emmys. Those two wins, for Outstanding Supporting Actress, came in 2006 and 2008. She earned an additional nomination in 2007. Tognoni's other television credits include The Sopranos, Law & Order, This Time Around, Fastlane, and Phenomenon. Tognoni was discovered by a judge as she was competing in the Miss Teen USA pageant. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Tognoni celebrates her birthday on November 28.