A native of Cumming, Georgia, Kelli Giddish is an accomplished theatre and television actress with numerous credits to her resume. She attended the University of Evansville in Evansville, Indiana where she was selected to perform at the Kennedy Center as an Irene Ryan Award finalist and later graduated with a degree in performance arts.
After moving to New York City, Kelli continued to train in the theatre, including roles in Mat Smart’s Shoes, Bobbi Boland with Farrah Fawcett, and a piece which she wrote and performed herself entitled Dropsy. In 2005, Kelli was cast on the daytime drama All My Children in the pivotal role of Di Henry, garnering a loyal fan following and accolades from the daytime press. During this time, Kelli also starred as Courtney in the critically acclaimed online series The Burg and earned a guest role on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Following her departure from All My Children in 2007, Kelli quickly went to work in primetime on such high-profile shows as Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Without a Trace, and Damages with Glenn Close. She was also cast in two feature films, The Understudy, and Death In Love, which screened at the Sundance Film Festival in 2008.