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Born: October 13, 1969 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Woburn, Massachusetts, USA Profession:

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In 1975, she began ice skating at age six at the local rink in her hometown of Stoneham, MA. In 1992, she won the bronze medal at the Winter Olympic Games in Albertville, France. In 1994, she was portrayed by Heather Langenkamp in the NBC movie "Tonya & Nancy: The Inside Story." In 1996, she played the White Queen in "Fairy Tales on Ice: Alice Through the Looking Glass." In 2004, she was inducted into the United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame. She appeared in a number of television specials, including "An Evening of Championship Skating" (1988-89), "U.S. Figure Skating Championships" (ABC, 1991-92) and "Share a Moment With the World" (CBS, 1991-92). She also appeared in "Disney's Christmas Fantasy on Ice" (1992-93), "Nancy Kerrigan & Friends" (CBS, 1993-94) and "Walt Disney World Happy Easter Parade" (ABC, 1993-94). She also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "Ice Wars: The U.S.A. Vs. the World" (1994-95), "The Walt Disney World Very Merry Christmas Parade" (ABC, 1994-95) and "Fox's Rock n' Roll Skating Championships" (Fox, 1994-95). Additionally, she could be seen on a variety of television specials like "Elvis on Ice" (1997-98), "The 47th Miss USA Pageant" ...

In 1975, she began ice skating at age six at the local rink in her hometown of Stoneham, MA. In 1992, she won the bronze medal at the Winter Olympic Games in Albertville, France. In 1994, she was portrayed by Heather Langenkamp in the NBC movie "Tonya & Nancy: The Inside Story." In 1996, she played the White Queen in "Fairy Tales on Ice: Alice Through the Looking Glass." In 2004, she was inducted into the United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame. She appeared in a number of television specials, including "An Evening of Championship Skating" (1988-89), "U.S. Figure Skating Championships" (ABC, 1991-92) and "Share a Moment With the World" (CBS, 1991-92). She also appeared in "Disney's Christmas Fantasy on Ice" (1992-93), "Nancy Kerrigan & Friends" (CBS, 1993-94) and "Walt Disney World Happy Easter Parade" (ABC, 1993-94). She also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "Ice Wars: The U.S.A. Vs. the World" (1994-95), "The Walt Disney World Very Merry Christmas Parade" (ABC, 1994-95) and "Fox's Rock n' Roll Skating Championships" (Fox, 1994-95). Additionally, she could be seen on a variety of television specials like "Elvis on Ice" (1997-98), "The 47th Miss USA Pageant" (CBS, 1997-98) and "Campbell's Soups Champions on Ice" (ABC, 1997-98). She also appeared in "Brian Boitano's Skate Against Hate" (USA, 1998-99). Most recently, Kerrigan acted in the Will Ferrell smash hit sports comedy "Blades of Glory" (2007). Kerrigan's husband was Jerry Solomon and Kerrigan had three children.

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1975:
Began ice skating at age six at the local rink in her hometown of Stoneham, MA
1987:
Gained national prominence after placing fourth at the junior level of the U.S. Figure Skating Championships
1991:
Placed third at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships and World Figure Skating Championships
1992:
Won the bronze medal at the Winter Olympic Games in Albertville, France
1994:
Injured in her right knee after a vicious attack with a police baton at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Detroit, MI; the assault was plotted by Jeff Gillooly (skating rival Tonya Harding's ex-husband) and Shawn Eckardt
1994:
Seven weeks after attack, won silver medal at Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway
1994:
Was portrayed by Heather Langenkamp in the NBC movie "Tonya & Nancy: The Inside Story"
1996:
Played the White Queen in "Fairy Tales on Ice: Alice Through the Looking Glass"
2000:
Acted in the Fox Family Channel movie "Ice Angel," co-starring fellow Olympic figure skater Tara Lipinski
2004:
Was inducted into the United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame
2006:
Participated on the Fox reality series "Skating with Celebrities"
2007:
Landed a small role in the comedy feature "Blades of Glory," starring Will Ferrell
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Education

Emerson College: Boston , Massachusetts -

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