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Heather Tom
Six-time Emmy® Award-winning actress Heather Tom currently stars as “Katie Logan” on CBS’s The Bold and the Beautiful.

Prior to joining The Bold and the Beautiful, Heather spent three years starring as “Kelly Cramer Buchanan” on ABC’s One Life to Live, and 13 years starring as the tempestuous “Victoria Newman” on CBS’s The Young and the Restless.

In 2020, Tom tied the record for the most Emmys won by an Actress in a Daytime Drama Series, with her former mentor Erika Slezak. In 2012, she set the record, which she still holds today, as the only female actor in television history to win an Emmy® in all three performer categories: Younger, Supporting and Lead Actress. To date, Heather has received 19 Emmy® Award nominations; nine for her role as Victoria Newman (eight of them consecutively from 1993-2000 and again in 2004), two for her role as “Kelly Cramer Buchanan” (2005 and 2007), and eight for her role as “Katie Logan” (2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2019, and 2020). Heather also won the 1997 “Outstanding Younger Lead Actress Award” at the 13th Annual Soap Opera Awards. In 2013, Heather reached another career milestone with Variety Magazine’s announcement of the “Daytime TV Impact Honorees” listing the innovators from daytime TV. From the impressive list of 30 nominees representing all genres including network executives, producers and news anchors, Heather was the only actor listed.

In 2016, Tom joined the DGA and began directing. She participated in CBS’s coveted Diversity Directors Internship program. She has since directed episodes of The Bold and the Beautiful, The Young and the Restless, Good Trouble and Dynasty. Additionally, she has directed the video short, Bigfoot’s Love Slave, and the short films, Blink and Serenity.

Tom’s additional television credits include recurring roles on Ugly Betty, David E. Kelley’s The Wedding Bells, and All My Children. She has guest-starred on Lucifer, Criminal Minds, Rizzoli & Isles, The Mentalist, Monk, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Diagnosis Murder, Who’s the Boss and Kids Incorporated. Her Movies-of-the-Week include, Lifetime’s Imaginary Friend and The Rival, CBS’s Deadly Whispers, and the ABC’s She’ll Take Romance. Heather’s film credits include Mamitas, The Putt Putt Syndrome, Suicide Dolls, Stiffs, The Horror Vault Vol. 1, City Teacher, Undone, Lessie’s Rainbow, Looking Good and Ray’s X-vision. Her short films include When We’re Old and Love Means Nothing, Beyond the Ladies Room Door and Delusion. She has appeared on numerous award shows, talk shows and game shows, including The Talk and Hollywood Squares, and has co-hosted Barbara Walters’s The View, twice.

In 2004, Heather made her Broadway debut in the Mark Medoff play, Prymate, playing “Allison”, a role for which she became fluent in sign language. In the Los Angeles production, she received a Robbie Theatre LA Award Nomination for Best Actress. Other New York theatre credits include: “Jenn” in Happy Hour; “Chrysothemis” in Electra, “Barbara Northrup”/”Marjorie Cameron” in Moonchild, and “Polyxen” in Hecuba. Regional and west coast credits include “Catherine” in The Heiress, at the Pasadena Playhouse, “Marilyn Monroe” in The Secret Letters of Jackie and Marilyn, “Betsy” in Lemonade, “Laura” in The Glass Menagerie, The Class of 1990, A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Out of Gas On Lovers Leap, Women and Wallace, “Juliet” in Romeo and Juliet, The Greatest Christmas. She has appeared as “Mary” in a national touring company of Vanities.

She is the recipient of five Dramalogue Awards as a producer in a revival of Neil Simon’s Biloxi Blues, where she also portrayed the role of “Daisy”.

Born in Hinsdale, Illinois, Tom moved with her family to Seattle when she was 10 years old. At 13, they made a permanent move to Los Angeles where she and her siblings, twins David and Nicholle Tom, began their careers in Hollywood.

In the summer of 2013, Heather starred in her own Reality-TV Mini-Series for the HGTV Network called Renovation Unscripted. She and her husband, James Achor, formed a company called Tight Rope Designs and have redecorated several homes in the Los Angeles area. Their work has also been featured in In Style and Elle Decor magazines.

She currently resides in Los Angeles with her musician husband, James Achor and their son Zane. Heather celebrates her birthday on November 4th.

Follow her on Instagram at @bbheathertom, Facebook at @officialheathertom, and on Twitter at @BBheathertom.

The Bold and the Beautiful is the most-watched daytime drama series in the world. The show debuted on March 23, 1987. The Bold and the Beautiful airs on the CBS Television Network (1:30 PM / ET and 12:30 PM / PT and is produced by Bell-Phillip Television Productions, Inc. Bradley Bell is the executive producer and head writer.

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