Full detailed profile on Ivy Winthrop Crane Played by Kim Johnston Ulrich on Passions Daytime Soap Opera.
Kim Johnson Ulrich
Ivy Winthrop Crane
Actor: Kim Johnston Ulrich
Who played Ivy Winthrop Crane over the years
Kim Johnston Ulrich (July 8, 1999 - present)
Useful information on Ivy Winthrop Crane
* Blackmailed Eve, Julian, Alistair and David.
Ivy Winthrop was raised in a family of wealth and prestige (her father was the Governor). She has been in love with Sam Bennett since they first met back in high school. They briefly had a romantic fling. Ivy ended up marrying Julian Crane when Sam went away on his father's fishing boat and she didn�t hear from him for a long time. She sent Sam a letter before the wedding telling him that she was going to marry Julian if he did not respond. She overheard Julian and his father Alistair talking about the marriage arrangement (the Crane family needed respectability and the Winthrop family needed money). Julian went along with the wedding even though he was in love with someone else. Ivy went to Sam and they made love for the first and only time. She later returned to Julian after being pressured by her father (former Governor of Maine). Ivy shortly after realized that she was pregnant and assumed the baby was Sam�s. She has placed everything in her life on the back burner for Ethan (including her other three children that she had with Julian).
In July of 1999 Ivy and Sam met up again and she has been pursuing him since. She has blackmailed Eve into helping her get Sam and covering up Ethan�s conception date. At Ethan�s engagement party the truth finally came out about her adultery. Julian and Ethan were both furious and banished her from their lives. Julian finally got the divorce that he wanted and Ethan slowly started to make up with his mother. Ivy was then crippled during a lightning storm. Theresa attacked her with a fire poker when the storm didn't take care of her. Ivy fought for her life in the hospital and managed to pull through hoping to get the chance to tell Ethan that Theresa (his soon to be bride) was married...to Julian!
When that information wasn't enough to keep Ethan away from Theresa, Ivy searched high and low for any ammunition she could use against Theresa. When Ivy finally got legitimate proof about Theresa�s pregnancy (by Julian), Ethan finally sided with his mother. He ended things with Theresa and moved out. Shortly after, Ivy and Theresa went to war over the Crane fortune. Theresa kicked Ivy out of the mansion during a blizzard and as fate would have it - she was rescued by Sam. This luck and the fact that David (the man she hired to pretend to be Grace�s husband) was falling in love with Grace, was way too much for her to handle.
When Sam took her into his home, she was bound and determined to become a better person for him. She tried her best to get as close to him and his children as she could. Sam and Ivy later became engaged. Ivy kept quiet about the fact that Grace and David were never married so that Sam and Grace would not stay together. Ivy later set her sights on ending the relationship between Kay and Fox. Kay saw Ivy's real intentions and warned her that if she didn't stop, she was going to tell Sam the truth about what she did to come between him and Grace!
Julian Crane (divorced)
Harrison Winthrop (father)
Helen Mott-Revere-Beaton (mother - deceased)
Ethan Crane (biological grandson)
Sarah Winthrop (granddaughter - deceased)
Jane Winthrop (granddaughter - 2004)
Theresa hooks up the camera to the TV so everyone can see and hear Gwen and Rebecca confessing their crimes. Everyone watches in shock and anger, as Gwen and Rebecca stand there in horror. After it’s over Ethan angrily turns the camera off and lashes out at Gwen. Ivy, Paloma and Sheridan also take turns yelling at the Hotchkiss women while they try to defend themselves. Ethan is disgusted with Gwen, but she says the tape is a fake. She blames Little Ethan for editing various conversations between Gwen and Rebecca to make it look like they said those things. Little E says he couldn’t have messed with it because it was taped right after the footage of Kay and Miguel getting married. Sam says he’s right and police skills must run in the family. Ethan believes his son and Theresa happily hugs Ethan and Little E. Sam congratulates Theresa and Ethan, as Noah welcomes Little E to the family and Ivy apologizes to Theresa for not believing her for all these years. She says she realizes Theresa loves Ethan more than her own life and she welcomes her to the family. Theresa promises to be good to Ethan and Ivy says she believes her. Theresa asks Ethan if they are really going to be together and Ethan says they will be a family with Little E, Jane and even Jonathan. He tells a shocked Gwen that she is an unfit mother and he will not let her raise their son. Theresa says after all these years her dream has finally come true. Ethan smiles and enthusiastically plants a kiss on her. Gwen isn’t ready to give up and points out that Theresa lied to him too regarding Little Ethan. Theresa defends herself and Gwen continues her tirade, but Sam and Luis stop her by handcuffing both her and Rebecca. Rebecca doesn’t put up a fight and requests a strip search, but Gwen says they can’t arrest them for what happened in Mexico because it is out of their jurisdiction. Sam counters that he will detain her until the D.A. reviews her involvement with Juanita and her plans to blow up the church. Ethan tells Gwen she just got her answer as to why he chose Theresa. Frustrated, Gwen spits out, “Damn it!”
Watching all of this, Fancy doesn't think any of it is fair. Sheridan reminds her that Gwen and Ethan were together for a long time before he even met Theresa and Theresa had to connive endlessly for him. Fancy is skeptical. She remarks on how peaceful Sheridan looks now that she has her true love, Antonio. Ivy agrees.
Little Ethan runs down to the basement. "You've gotta see what's on this camera!' he shouts. Rebecca follows and tells her daughter how worried she is. Gwen tells Ethan they should leave and start their honeymoon. Little Ethan notices his mother is out of her disguise. As she explains what's happened, Rebecca grabs the camera away. Another earthquake hits and Ethan grabs the camera back. He asks his son why he needs to know what's on the tape. Little Ethan doesn't know, but it seemed important. He hugs his father. "It felt like you are my son and you are my son," Ethan says. Gwen and Rebecca try to stroll out while they hug. Ivy and Sam point them out, explaining that Rebecca tried to destroy the camera. "No one's going anywhere till I find out what's on this tape," Ethan says.