Kellie grduated from Southern Methodist University and earned her Masters in Fine Arts degree from UC San Diego.
In addition to Sylvia, Kellie also acted in the plays; On the Jump and The Man Who Had All the Luck.
Kellie won the Drama-Logue Award for her rolein the playSylvia.
She was laid to rest near her birthplace of Columbus, Ohio at Riverside Cemetery, in West Milton, Ohio.
Sadly, she died suddenly on November 13, 2003 in her home at the age of 36 from a undiagnosed cardiac arrhythmia in Los Angeles, California.