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Heather Tom Bio

(Katie, B&B)


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BIRTHDATE: November 4

Born in Hinsdale, IL, Heather Tom became a commercial actress at the age of 2, and was dancing with the Pacific Northwest Ballet by age 10. She was a member of the Seattle Children's Theatre and studied piano at the Academy of Music and Dance. She also studied at the famed Strasberg Institute with coach Margrit Pollak, and took lessons with Diane Hardin at the Young Actors Space.

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  1. Tom stands at 5-foot-7, and has brown hair and blue eyes.
  2. She comes from a show business family: sister Nicholle was a regular on THE NANNY; brother David played Paul on AMC in 2004, and played Billy on Y&R from 1998-2002; sister Yvonne played Daisy on Y&R in 2010-2011.
  3. She is fluent in sign language.
  4. A political activist, Tom is a frequent contributor on MSNBC's SCARBOROUGH COUNTRY and was a frequent guest on POLITICALLY INCORRECT.
  5. As a young actress, Tom took acting classes at the Young Actors Space, paying for sessions with the money she earned working at a local cookie shop.
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Heather Tom

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B&B announced that it will film a romantic story along the canals of Amsterdam during the first week of...

B&B Premieres Tonight On TVGN   Dec 2, 2013

In honor of the launch of B&B on TVGN tonight, Emmy winners Heather Tom (Katie) and...

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The Daytime Emmy Award statuette wasn't the only coveted accessory on the night of June 23. Canadian jeweler...

Heather Tom on HLN   Jun 19, 2012

Set your recorders, B&B fans! Outstanding Lead Actress Emmy nominee Heather Tom (Katie) is...

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Other Roles


Other Soap Roles
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS (Victoria, 1991- April 1997, Oct. 1997 - 2003)

TV Roles
DIAGNOSIS MURDER (cameo, "Death In Daytime," 1995)
WHO'S THE BOSS? (guest star, 1989)
TRIAL BY JURY (guest star, 1987)
DIVORCE COURT (guest star, 1986)
KIDS INCORPORATED (guest star, 1984)


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