Kristen attended the 2007 Super Soap Weekend at Walt Disney World.
Kristen was nominated for a Young Artist Award in 2003 for Best Performance in a TV Series, Comedy or Drama - Young Actress Ten or Under.
Kristen enrolled in a New York city high school for students in the performing arts when she started 9th grade.
Kristen hopes to appear on Broadway one day.
When Kristen was four, she was chosen to be on a weekly TV talent show called Al Albert.
Kristen has said that one of her earliest memories as a child was acting out Walt Disney movies such as Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin.
Kristen attended the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids Benefit in February of 2007.
Kristen sang on One Life, Many Voices, a CD sold for the benefit of Hurricane Katrina survivors.
Kristen used her own singing voice during One Life to Live's Prom Night: The Musical.
Kristen experienced her first on-screen kiss with Connor Paolo, who played Travis.
Kristen hopes to stay on One Life to Live for a long time.
Kristen attended a Catholic school until seventh grade and then decided to switch to on-set tutoring.
Some of Kristen's hobbies are tap, ballet, jazz, swimming and singing.
Kristen was a cheerleader when she was in sixth grade.
Kristen loves to shop at the store Limited Too.
Kristen wears glasses.
Kristen's family has an apartment in New York City that they stay at when she has to work late on One Life to Live.
Kristen has a dog named Molly and a bird named Sammy.
Kristen loves to hang out with her brother, Eddie.
Kristen's two best friends from school are Jennifer and Rebecca.
One of the things Kristen likes to do in her spare time is play basketball with some boys on her street.
Kristen has said that she is nothing like Starr Manning, a character that she plays.
Kristen's parents are Cathy and Rich Alderson.
Kristen won a Soap Opera Digest award in 2005 for Favorite Teen.
Kristen received a prenomination for Younger Actress for the 2007 Daytime Emmy Awards.
Kristen started on One Life to Live in March of 1998 where she was on recurring status with the show until 2001.
When she signed her contract with One Life to Live in 2001 she was the youngest ever to have a contract on daytime drama. That title now belongs to Ava and Olivia White who play Claire on Days of our Lives.
Kristen is a part of ABC daytimes "A Holiday Affair" CD.
Kristen: (on attending high school) I was afraid the kids would be snotty because they are also actors and singers. But they're loving, they're all happy for each other; there's no competition.
Kristen: All I remember is walking in to OLTL and being overwhelmed by the cameras and the people and everything. Everything looks so big when you're so little.
Kristen: I said, acting would be my dream. My mom's like, Kristen, you don't even know what a dream is.
Kristen: It can be weird being famous, most people have someone famous who they want to meet ... and to think that for some people, that's me, well, that's strange.
Kristen: I don't understand why some actors are snotty and mean. Why can't they just do their job and be happy? I don't see what good it does to be mean to fans. They're the reason why we're working.