Riegel, Eden 1981-

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Riegel, Eden 1981-


Full name, Eden Sonja Jane Riegel; born January 1, 1981, in Washington, D.C.; daughter of Kurt and Lenore Riegel; engaged to Andrew Miller, March 2007. Education: Studied political and social theory at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1998-2000; studied voice with Abbe Harkavy, Maestro Franco Iglesius, and Brad Ross. Avocational Interests: Figure skating.


Office—c/o All My Children Studios, 320 W. 66th St., New York, NY 10023. Agent—International Creative Management, 10250 Constellation Way, 9th fl., Los Angeles, CA 90067.


Actress and singer. Began career as a child performing dinner theater in suburban Washington; member of Broadway Kids. White House intern, 2000.


Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Actors Equity Association.

Awards, Honors:

Daytime Emmy Award nominations, outstanding younger actress in a drama series, 2001, 2002, 2004, Soap Opera Digest Award, outstanding female newcomer, 2001, and outstanding younger lead actress, Favorite OUT Image of the Year Award, GLAAD Media Awards, 2004, Daytime Emmy Award, outstanding young actress in a drama series, 2005, all for All My Children.


Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Choir member, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992.

Voice, Richard Scarry's Best Learning Songs Video Ever! (animated), 1993.

Voice, Richard Scarry's Best Busy People Video Ever! (animated), 1993.

Princess, The Frog King, 1994.

Joan, Duo: The True Story of a Gifted Child with Down Syndrome (short), 1996.

Voice of Young Miriam, The Prince of Egypt (animated), DreamWorks, 1998.

Sarah, American Pie, Universal, 1999.

Nicole Hill, Henry Hill (also known as Play for Me), The Asylum, 1999.

Elisabeth, Semmelweis (short), 2001.

Television Appearances; Series:

Heather, As the World Turns, CBS, 1998.

Bianca Christine Montgomery, All My Children, ABC, 2001—.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Voice, Smoke Alarm: The Unfiltered Truth About Cigarettes, HBO, 1996.

The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2000.

The 28th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2001.

The 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 2002.

The 18th Annual "Soap Opera Digest" Awards, SoapNet, 2003.

Intimate Portrait: Susan Lucci, Lifetime, 2003.

The 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2003.

Tribeca Film Festival Presents, 2003.

Totally Gay! (also known as VH-1's "Totally Gay!"), VH1, 2003.

Bianca Montgomery, SOAPnet Revels ABC Soap Secrets, SoapNet, 2004.

The 56th Annual Writers Guild Awards, 2004.

The 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2004.

The 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Meghan Cooper, "Digital Underground," New York Undercover (also known as Uptown Undercover), Fox, 1995.

Meghan Cooper, "The Solomon Papers," New York Undercover (also known as Undercover), Fox, 1997.

Natalie, "Mad Dog," Law & Order, NBC, 1997.

Soap Center, 2001.

American Dreams, NBC, 2002.

"All My Children," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 2003.

The View, ABC, 2003.

SoapTalk, SoapNet, 2003, 2004, 2005.

Protestor, "Shoot the Moon," American Dreams (also known as Our Generation), NBC, 2004.

Bianca Montgomery, One Life to Live, ABC, 2004, 2005.

"Alicia Minshew," Soapography, SoapNet, 2004.

"Susan Lucci's Stars," Party Planner with David Tutera, Discovery Channel, 2005.

Also appeared as herself, "Young, Sexy and … Soapy," Young, Sexy & ….

Stage Appearances:

Young Cosette and alternate Young Eponine, Les Miserables, New York City, c. 1990-92.

Freddy Rogers, James Rogers, and Mary Rogers, The Will Rogers Follies, Palace Theatre, New York City, 1991-93.

Also appeared as Roper, The Will Rogers Follies; Becca, Spittin' Image, Form Theater; Kaila, Little Match Girl; Polly, Vanity and Vexation; Becca, My Good Name, Bay Street Theatre; Ginya, Nine Armenians, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City; Mary, In No Man's Land, The Women's Project; Tamara, Lost and Found, Circle Repertory Theatre Lab, New York City; in Broadway Kids Sing Broadway, John Houseman Theater, New York City.

Major Tours:

Young Cosette, Les Miserables, U.S. cities, c. 1988-90.

Stage Work:

Worked as assistant stage manager, Broadway Kid Sing Broadway.



Bianca Montgomery, Daytime's Greatest Weddings, Buena Vista Home Video, 2004.

Taped Readings:

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine, Random House Audio Books, 1988.


Appeared on Broadway Kids Sing, Light-year Entertainment; Michael Jackson's HiStory, Epic; Jewel's Joy: A Holiday Collection, Atlantic Records; Home Alone Two, Twentieth Century-Fox; The Crossing Guard, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; Songs of Virtue, Peter Pan Records.



The Harvard Crimson, July 14, 2000.