Beth Chamberlin is an American actress who received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination in 2010 for Outstanding Supporting Actress as Beth Raines Spaulding in "The Guiding Light".
Chamberlin also played the role of Lorelei Hills on "The Guiding Light", Beth Raines' dissociative identity disorder personality, from 2001-2002. Based on the back-story, Chamberlin created for her character, Chamberlin penned the best selling book, "Lorelei's Guiding Light, An Intimate Diary" published by St. Martin's Press in 2002.
Chamberlin grew up in Danville, Vermont, the youngest of four children and the only girl. Born with a congenital defect, which effected her ureter tubes, Chamberlin spent most of her early life in hospitals. Chamberlin also suffered from petit mal as a child, a form of epilepsy. Today, she credits her work ethic and success to the lessons in overcoming adversity she learned as a child.
As a girl Chamberlin studied dance. She later studied at the American Ballet Theater in New York, and, ultimately earned a nearly full scholarship to the NYU dance program. She later studied acting at HB studios and the famed William Esper Studios in New York City.
Additionally, Chamberlin is the producer of "The Kettlebell Way," a series of exercise DVD's. Chamberlin is a certified kettlebell trainer and a member of National Strength and Conditioning Association. She is also a professional ski instructor and a former member of PSIA.
Chamberlin lives in upstate New York with her husband, Dr. Peter Roy and their young son Luke.