Eileen Davidson returned to the role of Ashley Abbott on The Young and the Restless in March of 1999. She previously portrayed Ashley Abbott from 1982 – 1989. Eileen was born and raised in Southern California. Davidson most recently portrayed Kirsten Blake on the daytime drama Days of our Lives. She previously portrayed Kelly Capwell on the daytime drama Santa Barbara. Davidson starred in the primetime television series credits Broken Badges. She also starred in the CBS telefilm Sharing Richard with Ed Marinaro. Davidson's feature film credits include starring in Eternity with Jon Voight and Armande Assante and Easy Wheels with Paul LeMat. She also starred in The House on Sorority Row. When Eileen is not working she surfs, snow skis and scuba dives. She also plays piano, paints and enjoys writing. Her birthday is June 15. She stands 5'7" and has blonde hair and green eyes. After broken marriages to Christopher Mayer and Jon Lindstrom, Eileen wed Vincent Van Patten on April 15. At the time, Eileen was expecting the couple's first child. This will be the first child for Davidson, but Vince has two from a former marriage (Richard and Vince, Jr.).