Gina Tognoni

Gina Tognoni

Active - 2002 - 2003  |   Born - Nov 28, 1973 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States  |   Genres - Drama, Family & Personal Relationships, Crime

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Former Miss Rhode Island Teen Gina Tognoni started her professional acting career with the role of Kelly Cramer on the soap One Life to Live in 1995. The 22-year-old was a big hit in the role, and she stuck with it until 2002, when after a short break from daytime TV, she joined the cast of Guiding Light as lawyer Dinah Marler, mayor of Springfield.


  • Named Miss Rhode Island Teen All-American in 1993.
  • Was originally set to attend Emerson College, but decided to focus on her acting career instead.
  • Originated the role of Kelly Cramer on One Life to Live in 1995; stepped into the role of Dinah on Guiding Light in 2004; and in 2010, she reprised the role of Kelly Cramer on OLTL.
  • GL brought her a Daytime Emmy (her first) for Outstanding Supporting Actress in 2006. She won again for the same role in 2008.
  • In 2009, she joined the cast of the Web series Venice, produced by her former GL costar Crystal Chappell.