Queens of Drama is a reality television show which debuted in the United States on the cable television network, POP. The series was produced by Leslie Greif and stars, Crystal Hunt, Lindsay Hartley, Hunter Tylo, Donna Mills, Vannessa Marcil and Chrystee Pharris.
The series rose to prominence due to it’s famous soap opera personalities, most notably Crystal Hunt who is renowned for her appearances on such well received soap operas as Guiding Light and One Life To Live. Hunt has also appeared in the Zac Efron headed vehicle, The Derby Stallion as well as the teen romance comedy, Sydney White. Metacritic has more about what Crystal has done in her career.
On Facebook Crystal makes it apparent that the leader of the group on the show is played by Donna Mills, as herself, of Play Misty For Me fame (the 1970s Clint Eastwood cult hit). Mills has also starred in numerous other films and television series, often with high profile film makers, such as Woody Allen’s Don’t Drink The Water or the famous cult classic western, Gunsmoke as a troubled woman. Mills position as queen bee of the show was likely done due to the fact that out of all the other actresses she has easily had the most prolific and lauded career. There’s a cool acting reel for Crystal Hunt from the show on YouTube.
Next up is Lindsay Hartley, who is known primarily for her performances in the soap operas, Passions, where she played Theresa Winthrop, as well as All My Children, where she played Cara Castillo. Hartley is also one of the earliest of the leading ladies of “Queens” to get her start in show business, with a stunning debut as pre-teen beauty pageant winner of the Young Miss America Beauty Contest.
First gaining a foothold in the world of acting from her casting in the famous soap opera, Days of Our Lives as Marina Torasco. Unfortunately her character, though a villain, was wildly unpopular. She quite acting but found herself returning to the show off and on again over the years ultimately culminating in a freak collapse during the shooting of recent episode of Queens of Drama. However, her fans need not worry as she’s currently back on her feet and doing better than ever.
Vanessa Marcil, in contrast, has not had quite as storied a career as many of the previous stars but has earned her fair share of awards and praise nonetheless.
Lastly there is Chrystee Pharris, a actress remembered primarily for her starring role in the supernatural, romance drama, Passions. She has also been featured in such popular television programs as The Steve Harvey Show, Scrubs and Castle.