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Kassie DePaiva
Born Katherine Virginia Wesley
March 21, 1961 (age 48)
Morganfield, Kentucky, U.S.
Years active 1986-present
Spouse(s) James DePaiva (1996-present)
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Kassie DePaiva (born March 21, 1961) is an American soap opera actress. She was credited prior to 1996 as Kassie Wesley.


Private Life

DePaiva was born Katherine Virginia Wesley in Morganfield, Kentucky. DePaiva is married to fellow One Life to Live actor James DePaiva. The two have one son, James Quentin DePaiva (b. May 12, 1997).


She sang as a soloist at age 18 at the Grand Ole Opry. After her stint in Nashville, she attended both Indiana University and UCLA, studying theatre, dropping out before graduation to entertain USO troops in Asia. DePaiva made her debut in daytime originating the role of Chelsea Reardon on Guiding Light (October 1986-January 1991). On Monday, November 29, 1993, she began portraying her most notable role, the part of Blair Daimler Cramer on One Life to Live, formerly portrayed by half-Asian actress, Mia Korf. She first appeared onscreen, Friday, December 17, 1993 and has been with OLTL for 16 years. DePaiva's pairing with Roger Howarth's (and later Trevor St. John's) Todd Manning struck with viewers and the two became a supercouple.


Year Film Role Notes
October 27, 1986-January 1991 The Guiding Light Chelsea Reardon
1987 Evil Dead II Bobbie Joe as Kassie Wesley
1993-present One Life to Live Blair Cramer Role since:December 17, 1993
sometimes credited as Kassie Wesley DePavia
1993 The Pro Shop Host
1993 Time Trax Caitlin Carlisle as Kassie Wesley
1994 Melrose Place Betty Benson-Chappell Episode:Reunion Blues
1994 Baywatch Crystal Harr Episode:Western Exposure ;as Kassie Wesley
2005 Exit Andie
2006 Undone unknown


Year Film Notes
2006 Undone associate producer


Year Film Notes
unknown One Life to Live Episodes:unknown


Year Film Notes
1998 The 25th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards TV
2000 The Making of 'Evil Dead II' or The Gore the Merrier as Kassie Wesley;V;Bobby Jo/Herself
The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards as Kassie Wesley De Pavia;TV
2003 18th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards TV
2003-2006 SoapTalk Episodes Dated: April 25, 2006
May 3, 2005
August 26, 2003
2003-2007 The View Episodes Dated:October 24, 2007
May 22, 2007
April 25, 2005
November 4, 2003
May 7, 2003
2004 Soapography Episode:Kassie DePaiva
2005 The Tony Danza Show Episode Dated:October 25,,2005
2006 The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards TV
2007 Knit & Crochet Today Host
2008 The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Presenter;TV

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