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Tessa Porter
Cait Fairbanks
Biography
Cait Fairbanks joined the cast of The Young and the Restless in March 2017. She plays the role of Tessa Porter, an aspiring musician with a mysterious past who is befriended by Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott).

Cait was born in Troy, MI and raised in Trabuco Canyon, CA. She began her acting career at the age of eight and has appeared in over 20 professional and regional theater productions including 13 at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles and the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production of Heathers: The Musical. Her television credits include KC Undercover, The Middle, and Two and Half Men.

In addition to her acting career, Cait is an accomplished musician. She sings, plays the piano and guitar, and writes her own music. In her spare time, she enjoys working on her music, photography, and spending time with her rescue dog, Millie Furbanks.

Her birthday is July 29. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter: @caitfairbanks.