“The real sin is not dying,
but living an unused life.”

Tina Sloan is best known for her twenty-six-year role on CBS’s soap The Guiding Light and as the author of Changing Shoes: Getting Older – Not Old – with Style, Humor and Grace based on her autobiographical one-woman show. The Changing Shoes book release coincided with the launch of the show in New York, which went on to grace stages across the U.S. and in London. Her debut novel Chasing Cleopatra, a suspenseful romantic thriller features an irresistible heroine.

Tina has appeared on Law & Order: SVU, Third Watch and in numerous films including Woody Allen’s Celebrity and The Curse of the Jade ScorpionThe Brave One with Jodi Foster, Changing Lanes with Ben Affleck, The Guru with Marisa Tomei, People I Know with Al Pacino and Black Swan with Natalie Portman. Her latest projects include being part of an all-star cast on the soap web series Beacon Hill and Venice, and she continues to be a sought after speaker.

Beyond her professional accomplishments, Tina has achieved significant milestones in her personal life, which include climbing 20,000-foot peaks in Africa and Nepal and finishing eight marathons. She lives in Florida, with her husband of 44 years and Maryland, where they enjoy time with their son, his wife  and 2 grandchildren.


“Stay in the game of life… and eat lots of chocolate cake.”