Vail attending Maxim Magazine's 10th Annual Hot 100 Celebration, Santa Monica, CA on May 13, 2009
|Born||November 13, 1982
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Alma mater||Princeton University|
Vail Bloom (born November 13, 1982) is an Emmy-nominated actress best known for her role as Heather Stevens on The Young and the Restless. Vail is currently on the Bravo reality series Vanderpump Rules where she is a hostess at Lisa Vanderpump's restaurant SUR.
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||Episode: "Delinda's Box, Part 1"|
|2007||The Young and the Restless||Heather Stevens||Role from: July 13, 2007 – April 6, 2010|
|2007||Finishing the Game||Cassie||Movie|
|2009||Angel of Death||Regina Downes||Web series|
|2009||Entourage||Amy's assistant||Episode: "One Car, Two Car, Red Car, Blue Car"|
|2009||Fantasy Over Reality||Whole Foods Sarah||TV Movie|
|2009||Cold Case||Alyssa Lane||Episode: "Forensics"|
|2010||The Somnambulist||Irene Bailey||Movie|
|2011||Your Love Never Fails||Beth||Video|
|2011||Life at the Resort||Allison||Movie|
|2012||Hollywood Heights||Bree||Episode: "The Text Spoof"|
|2012||Aspen the Series||Madison Hartman||6 episodes|
|2013||Castle||Tiffany Shaw||Episode: "Death Gone Crazy"|
|2013||Hello Ladies||Ashley||Episode: "The Limo"|
|2014||Vanderpump Rules||Herself||Reality series|
|2014||Too Late||Janet Lyons||Filming|
Awards and Nominations
||Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series||The Young and the Restless||Nominated||
- "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.
- "The 35th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Nominations" (PDF). New York: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. April 30, 2008. Retrieved July 23, 2014.
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