Kelley Menighan Hensley (Emily Stewart Munson on As the World Turns)

Current Character: Emily Stewart Munson

Birthday: 1967-02-15

Birthplace: Born in Glenview, IL USA

Marital Status: Married (Jon Hensley May 1996) 3 children

Biography

Kelley Menighan - Hensley grew up in Glenview, IL. She has two sisters, Kathleen and Karoline. She attended Southern Methodist University, where she majored in theater and English and minored in Art History. She studied dancing in Los Angeles at the Jane Perry Dance Studio and acted with private coaches. Menighan Hensley also worked for Los Angeles producers Michael and Melissa Trikilis, from whom she gained industry knowledge about everything from budgeting to casting. In addition to doing regional theater, Kelley has appeared in the daytime drama, primetime and television series. Kelley enjoys collecting antique furniture, quilts and jewelry, as well as working out, cooking and watching old movies. She is married to Jon Hensley, who plays Holden Snyder on the same drama, As the World Turns. They have three children.

Career Highlights

As the World Turns - Emily Stewart Snyder Munson #7 (1992 - Present)
The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw - Waitress (1991)
Young Charlie Chaplin - (uncredited) (1989)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmy Awards Nomination, Daytime Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2002, 2008)
Soap Opera Digest Awards Nominated, Soap Opera Digest Award Outstanding Supporting Actress for As the World Turns (1998)
Nominated, Soap Opera Digest Award Outstanding Villainess for As the World Turns (1997)