For over three decades now, Kristian Alfonso has been delighting Days of Our Lives’ (DOOL) fans with her portrayal of Hope Williams, the feisty and beautiful police officer that is always looking to seek justice in Salem. Alfonso is gorgeous, talented, and truly a soap opera legend. Digging deeper into her life, however, there is so much more to this actress than what most fans think. As such, below are 10 things you may not have known about DOOL’s Kristina Alfonso.
10. Figure Skating Dreams
As a young girl, Kristian Alfonso had dreams of becoming a figure skater. She even won the gold at the Junior Olympic Figure Skating Championships. Sadly, a tobogganing accident shattered those skating dreams at the age of 13. She was able to use her figure skating talents as part of a DOOL storyline in 1985 where her Hope character was placed on a special undercover assignment as a figure skater.
After her figure skating career ended, Alfonso pursued modelling. At the young age of 15, Alfonso had already appeared as a cover girl for more than 30 publications including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, and Seventeen. She made her television debut in 1981 In the made-for-TV movie, The Starmaker, along with Rock Hudson.
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