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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 5 October 1958Painesville, Ohio, USA
Date of Death 1 February 2008Portland, Oregon, USA  (renal failure)
Birth NameMichelle Alaine Kepler
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Shell Kepler was born on October 5, 1958 in Painesville, Ohio, USA as Michelle Alaine Kepler. She was an actress, known for General Hospital (1963), Port Charles (1997) and Homework (1982). She was married to Robert DeSantis and Kenny Ryback. She died on February 1, 2008 in Portland, Oregon, USA.

Spouse (2)

Robert DeSantis (17 April 1993 - 2000) (divorced)
Kenny Ryback (20 May 1985 - 1991) (divorced)

Trivia (5)

Has a brother, Fred Kepler.
Bettered three California state track records when her class was given a physical fitness test in high school
Sang in a group called "Shell and the Crush" in the early 80s, releasing a five-song E.P. which contained songs like "Popular Girl" and "When You Look My Way".
On the side, she was a businesswoman, marketing clothing on the former Home Shopping Club. She said in a 1994 Associated Press interview that her "Lacy Afternoon" collection had sales topping $20 million that year alone.
She was born in Ohio, and the family moved to California when she was 10. She recalled in 1994 that she didn't yet have a driver's license when she began trying out for film roles. She moved to Portland after her TV career and became involved in charity fund-raising.

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