Schae Harrison

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Schae Harrison
Born Deborah Schaeffer
(1963-04-27) April 27, 1963 (age 51)
Anaheim Hills, Anaheim, California), United States
Partner(s) Mick Cain (2001-present; 1 Child)

Schae Harrison (born April 27, 1963) is an American actress. She is most notable for her role on American daytime soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful, where she played the part of Darla Einstein-Forrester from 1989-2006.

Personal life[edit]

Harrison was born in Anaheim Hills, Anaheim, California. She enrolled in her first dance class at age four and for many years studied all aspects of dance from ancient theories through modern movement. Her innovative dance style and choreography led to a position with the NFL Seattle Seahawks' cheerleading-dance squad. Schae was with the troupe for more than three years performing for over 60,000 fans each game. A California native, Schae has worked in the fiercely competitive L.A. market as a fashion model, hosted her own cable aerobics workout program and is an active supporter of the National Special Olympics Organization.

Film/TV career[edit]

Schae was studying acting at The Actors Workshop under R. J. Adams when she was discovered during a workshop showcase by CBS Casting Director Chrstie Dooley of the hit TV soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful. The part of Darla Einstein-Forrester became Harrison's most notable role which she played for 17 years from 1989–2006. She returned for two-episodes in July 2007.

Schae has also appeared in several feature films including Twice in a Lifetime, with Gene Hackman and Ann-Margret as well as starring as Zachary Ty Bryan's mother in the Disney feature Magic Island. In addition, Schae has appeared on Night Court, General Hospital, Who's the Boss?, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Freddy's Nightmares and Throb. She has also appeared in the Circus of the Stars telecast, performing the high-wire act. Schae has worked in the recording studio on a demo tape of pop ballads and performed songs on The Bold and the Beautiful Christmas Album, which was a smash success in Europe.[1]

Prior to joining The Bold and the Beautiful, Harrison was a Seattle Seahawks cheerleader from 1983 to 1984. She was also a Northwest Airlines flight attendant.

Harrison is engaged to former B&B co-star Mick Cain. The two have a son, Haven Jude Cain, born in December 2003; Haven played her character's daughter on The Bold and the Beautiful for a brief period. The family currently resides in Southern California.

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