Ally Downs won a Daytime Emmy in 2002 for Best Produced Show "Wolfgang Puck" for the Food Network Channel as a Producer. She first got her start on the soap opera "Days of Our Lives" and moved on to act in various Prime Time TV shows and Films. She also has produced/written various network shows. Ally grew up in Dayton, Ohio and moved to Los Angeles as a teenager. She was Miss Los Angeles USA and placed 5th in the Miss California USA pageant.