Tricia Cast Bio

(Nina, Y&R)

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BIRTHDATE: November 16
HAILS FROM: Medford, NY
MARITAL STATUS: Has been married to Bat McGrath since July 20, 2000. Was wed to Y&R composer Jack Allocco from 1989-2000
YEARS ON SHOW: 1986-2001; 2008; 2009-present

Long Island, NY native Tricia Cast has been acting professionally since she was 12 years old. In 1979, she played Tatum O'Neal's role in the TV version of THE BAD NEWS BEARS. Throughout the early '80s, she continued to do guest appearances in prime-time series such as LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE and IT'S A LIVING.

In 1984, she landed a starring role in the sitcom IT'S YOUR MOVE, but the series was only on the air for a year. She then went on to guest-star on MR. BELVEDERE and SIMON & SIMON.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Her Y&R co-star Kristoff St. John (Neil) starred in BAD NEWS BEARS with her when they were kids.
  2. Played the sister of ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT's Jason Bateman in the sitcom IT'S YOUR MOVE.
  3. Cast's very first role was playing Peppermint Patty in her fourth grade class's production of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown.
  4. Enjoys quilting in her spare time.
  5. Her father is credited as her inspiration and mentor for establishing her career.
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Tricia Cast
Y&R WELCOMES BACK TWO STARS   Jul 21, 2014

Tricia Cast (Nina) and Michael Fairman (Murphy) are headed back...

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Other Roles

Other Soap Roles
SANTA BARBARA (Christy Duvall, 1985)

TV Roles
CHICAGO HOPE (Mrs. Berryman, 1999)
L.A. DOCTORS (Rebecca Williams, 1998)
ER. (Mary Jo Reynolds, 1998)
MARRIED WITH CHILDREN (Starla, 1997)
SIMON & SIMON (Stacey Fielding, 1986)
MR. BELVEDERE (Jennifer Simpson, 1985)
IT'S YOUR MOVE (Julie Burton, 1984-85)
CBS AFTERNOON PLAYHOUSE (Gilly Hopkins, 1982; Tricia, 1981)
LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE (Jenny, 1981)
IT'S A LIVING (Amy, 1981)
DISNEYLAND (Posie Taylor, 1980)
THE BAD NEWS BEARS (Amanda Whirlitzer, 1979)


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