Vail attending Maxim Magazine's 10th Annual Hot 100 Celebration, Santa Monica, CA on May 13, 2009
Bloom was born in Boston, Massachusetts and grew up in Connecticut and Florida. The daughter of a high school guidance counselor and businessman/college professor, Bloom graduated from Princeton University in 2004 with a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture. In 2003, she placed third in Maxim magazine's Hometown Hotties,. though she has declined offers for similar shots with other magazines. She became interested in acting when a fellow student at Princeton where she went to school asked her to star in a short film. She also performed on stage with an innovative dance company called "diSiac" and starred in other student projects while attending Princeton. Her junior year studio work was later published by one of her Princeton professors in 2005 in the respected Architectural Journal "30 60 90 09: Regarding Public Space."
In her spare time, Bloom enjoys mentoring young people and tutors middle and high school students. She also likes running and hiking.
Vail played the role of assistant district attorney for Genoa City Heather Stevens on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless from 2007 to 2010, a role that she received a Daytime Emmy nomination for in 2008. She was first downgraded to recurring status during the summer of 2009, and left on her own in early 2010, and her role was recast. In March 2009, she appeared on the web series Angel of Death.
|2006||Las Vegas||Woman #2||1 episode|
|2007||The Young and the Restless||Heather Stevens||Role from: July 13, 2007 – April 6, 2010|
|Finishing the Game||Cassie|
|2009||Angel of Death||Regina Downes|
|Entourage||Amy's assistant||1 episode|
|Cold Case||Alyssa Lane||1 episode|
|2011||Your Love Never Fails||Beth|
|Life at the Resort||Allison|
|2012||Hollywood Heights||Bree||1 episode|
|Aspen the Series||Madison Hartman||6 episodes|
|2013||Castle||Tiffany Shaw||1 episode|
|Too Late||Janet Lyons|
- In 2008, Received a Daytime Emmy nomination for The Young and the Restless.
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- Soap Opera Digest. p. 63, January 2010 (February's Shocking Twists Preview!, Vol. 35, No. 5) issue.
- "Vail Bloom as Heather Stevens". CBS. Retrieved 2008-12-16.
- Brett Amelkin (2005-04-01). "Bloom '04 of 'Maxim' fame tries her luck in Hollywood". Daily Princetonian. Retrieved 2008-12-16.
- "Girls of Maxim - Vail Bloom"
- Lisa Bendele (2007-11-20). "Alum finds stardom in a soap opera". Daily Princetonian. Retrieved 2008-12-16.
- "Young and the Restless's Vail Bloom in Angel of Death!". Soaps.com. Retrieved 2009-02-23.