Heather Tom

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Heather Tom
HeatherTomJun09.jpg
Tom in June 2009
BornHeather Marie Tom
(1975-11-04) November 4, 1975 (age 38)
Hinsdale, Illinois, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1989–present
Spouse(s)James Achor (m. 2011)
Children1
 
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Heather Tom
HeatherTomJun09.jpg
Tom in June 2009
BornHeather Marie Tom
(1975-11-04) November 4, 1975 (age 38)
Hinsdale, Illinois, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1989–present
Spouse(s)James Achor (m. 2011)
Children1

Heather Marie Tom[1] (born November 4, 1975) is an American actress. She is best known for her work on various soap operas. Her best known roles include Victoria Newman on The Young and the Restless, Kelly Cramer on One Life to Live and Katie Logan on The Bold and the Beautiful.

Career[edit]

As a jump start to her career, Tom guest starred on an episode of Who's The Boss? in 1989.

She then became well known in the realm of soap operas for her role as Victoria Newman on The Young and the Restless. Debuting in 1991, Tom won two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series in 1993 and 1999, along with nominations in 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 and 2000. Tom departed from the role of Victoria on December 17, 2003; citing creative differences. Prior to her departure she began portraying Kelly Cramer on ABC's One Life to Live, also making brief appearances on All My Children, until she departed in 2006. Since 2007, Tom has become widely recognized for her role as Katie Logan on The Bold and the Beautiful; she earned nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2007 and 2008, with a win in 2011, followed by her first Lead Actress nomination and win in 2012 & 2013. Tom has also guest starred on Monk and Ugly Betty, and has also worked extensively in theater, both in New York and on the West Coast.

Personal life[edit]

Tom was born in Hinsdale, Illinois. Her younger siblings are actor David Tom and his twin sister actress Nicholle Tom. David played Billy Abbott on The Young and the Restless and also co-starred with her on One Life to Live as her brother, Paul Cramer. Nicholle played Maggie Sheffield on The Nanny.

In August 2011, Tom announced her engagement to her partner of 15 years, James Achor.[2] On September 17, 2011, the pair married.[3] On May 19, 2012, it was announced that the couple were expecting their first child together.[4] Tom later confirmed she was due around October. On October 28, 2012, Tom gave birth to her son, Zane Alexander,[5] weighing 8 lbs.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
1990She'll Take RomanceCarolineTelevision film
1995Deadly WhispersKathy Atcon
2004DelusionVeronica Farrow
2005Beyond the Ladies Room DoorJody
2006The RivalJennifer
2006When We're Old and Love Means NothingSarah
2007City TeacherMarsha
2010StiffsLauren
2010Suicide DollsLexi
2010The Putt Putt SyndromeVicki
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1989Who's the BossHeather HarperEpisode: "Heather Can Wait"
1991-2003The Young and the RestlessVictoria NewmanContract role
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series (1993, 1999)
Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Younger Lead Actress in a Drama Series (1997)
Nominated — Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series (1994-2000)
Nominated — Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Nominated — Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Younger Lead Actress in a Drama Series (1993-1994, 1997)
Nominated — Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress in a Drama Series (1993-1994, 1996)
2003-2006One Life to LiveKelly CramerContract role
Nominated — Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2005, 2007)
Nominated — Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress
2004-2005All My ChildrenKelly Cramer16 episodes
2004Law & Order: Special Victims UnitDr. Solwey's AssistantEpisode: "Painless"
2007MonkLinda RiggsEpisode: "Mr. Monk Is on the Air"
2007The Wedding BellsLaurie Hill2 episodes
2007-The Bold and the BeautifulKatie Logan SpencerContract role
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (2012-2013)
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress (2011)
Nominated — Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2008)
2008Ugly BettyHolly2 episodes
2011Criminal MindsShannon's MotherEpisode: "From Childhood's Hour"

Awards and nominations[edit]

YearAwardWorkResultRef
1993Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama SeriesThe Young and the RestlessWon
[7]
Young Artist Awards for Best Young Actress in a Daytime SeriesNominated
[8]
Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Younger Leading Actress in a Drama SeriesNominated
[9]
1994Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama SeriesNominated
[10]
Young Artist Award for Best Youth Actress in a Soap OperaNominated
[11]
Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Younger Leading Actress in a Drama SeriesNominated
[12]
1995
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama SeriesNominated
[13]
1996Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama SeriesNominated
[14]
Young Artist Award for Best Performance by a Young Actress: TV Drama SeriesNominated
[15]
1997Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama SeriesNominated
[16]
Soap Opera Digest Award Outstanding Younger Leading ActressWon
[17][18]
1998
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama SeriesNominated
[19]
1999
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama SeriesWon
[20]
2000
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama SeriesNominated
[21]
2004
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesNominated
[22]
2005Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesOne Life to LiveNominated
[23]
Soap Opera Digest Award Outstanding Supporting ActressNominated
[24]
2007
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesNominated
[25]
2008
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesThe Bold and the BeautifulNominated
[26]
2011
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesWon
[27]
2012
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesWon
[28]
2013
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesWon
[29]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Wedding Bells Are Ringing For B&B Star". Soaps In Depth. 2011-08-25. Retrieved May 19, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Two Soap Stars Marry". Soaps In Depth. 2011-09-22. Retrieved May 19, 2012. 
  4. ^ "B&B's Tom Is Going to Be A Mom!". Soaps In Depth. 2012-05-19. Retrieved May 19, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Heather Tom Welcomes Son Zane Alexander". People. 2012-10-29. Retrieved October 29, 2012. 
  6. ^ "It's A Boy for Heather Tom". Soap Opera Digest. 2012-05-24. Retrieved May 24, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Emmy award eludes Lucci for 14th time". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Journal Communications). Associated Press. May 27, 1993. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  8. ^ "14th Annual Youth In Film Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2011-03-31. 
  9. ^ "Event: Soap Opera Digest Awards (1993)". Internet Movie Database. February 27, 2013. Retrieved February 26, 1993. 
  10. ^ "Lucci fails to land Emmy nomination". Portsmouth Daily Times (Heartland Publications). Associated Press. April 12, 1994. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
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  12. ^ "Event: Soap Opera Digest Awards (1994)". Internet Movie Database. February 27, 2013. Retrieved February 4, 1993. 
  13. ^ "This may be the year Lucci wins an Emmy". The Free Lance–Star (The Free Lance–Star Publishing Company). May 6, 2013. Retrieved April 8, 1995. 
  14. ^ Richmond, Ray (April 5, 1996). "'Y&R' leads Emmy nominations". Observer–Reporter (Observer Publishing Company). Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  15. ^ "17th Youth In Film Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2011-03-31. 
  16. ^ "1997 Emmy Winners & Nominees". Soap Opera Digest. American Media, Inc. Archived from the original on August 18, 2004. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  17. ^ "'General Hospital' wins Soap Opera awards". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. March 1, 1997. Retrieved February 10, 2013. 
  18. ^ "Readers just can't cope without scoop on soaps". Sun Journal. March 28, 1997. Retrieved February 10, 2013. 
  19. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (March 11, 1998). "ABC tops Emmy noms". Variety. Penske Business Media. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  20. ^ "Lucci wins!". The Day (The Day Publishing Company). Associated Press. May 22, 1999. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  21. ^ Havens, Candace (May 12, 2000). "Lead actress Emmy race too close to call". The Union Democrat (Western Communications). Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  22. ^ "The 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations". National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. emmyonline.org. March 4, 2004. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  23. ^ "Daytime Emmy Award Nominations". TVWeek. Crain Communications. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  24. ^ "Event: Soap Opera Digest Awards (2005)". Internet Movie Database. February 27, 2013. Retrieved February 4, 1993. 
  25. ^ Bonawitz, Amy (February 11, 2009). "34th Annual Daytime Emmy Winners". CBS News. Retrieved January 8, 2013. 
  26. ^ "The 35th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Nominations". National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. emmyonline.org. April 30, 2008. Retrieved May 5, 2013. 
  27. ^ "Daytime Emmy 2011 Winners: Full List Of Emmys Awards". The Huffington Post. Arianna Huffington. June 20, 2011. Retrieved December 31, 2012. 
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  29. ^ "The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Winners". National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. emmyonline.org. June 16, 2013. Retrieved June 17, 2013. 

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Preceded by
Tracy Melchior
Kelly Cramer on One Life to Live
December 11, 2003–December 14, 2006
Succeeded by
Gina Tognoni