Kim Matula

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Kim Matula
Kim Matula 2014.jpg
Kim Matula at the 2014 Daytime Emmy Nominees Reception
Born Kimberly Marie Matula
(1988-08-23) August 23, 1988 (age 28)
Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.
Other names Kim Matula
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present
Known for Hope Logan on The Bold and the Beautiful

Kimberly Marie "Kim" Matula (born August 23, 1988) is an American actress, best known for her role as Hope Logan in the CBS daytime soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful.

Life and career[edit]

Matula was born in Fort Worth, Texas to David and Karin Matula. She is of Norwegian ancestry.[citation needed] Matula has always dreamed of acting and created videos of her acting. She studied film at the University of Texas at Arlington, but dropped out because her acting career was taking off.[1] In 2008, Matula appeared in the Lifetime movie Queen Sized, and in next year moved to Los Angeles, then in 2010, she landed the role of Hope Logan in the CBS daytime soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful.[1][2]

In 2014, Matula was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series.[3] In her two final years on the soap, Matula's character had major storylines. In November 2014, it was announced that Matula had not renewed her contract and would be departing the series for a career in primetime television and film.[4][5]

In 2016, Matula joined the cast of second season of the critically acclaimed Lifetime dark comedy-drama series, Unreal.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Savage Spirit Megan
2008 Queen Sized Tara Television film
2009 How I Met Your Mother Girl Episode: "Definitions"
2010–2014, 2015, 2016 The Bold and the Beautiful Hope Logan Series regular: January 11, 2010 – December 12, 2014
Guest: April 17 and 20, 2015 and March 16, 2016
Nominated — Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series (2014)
2010 Crown thy Good Claire Short film
2010 Spilt Milk Sabrina
2010 Cool Wheels Stacy McFuggins Short film
2011 The Defenders Mia Episode: "Nevada v. Doug the Mule"
2014 Broken Strings Wind / Heidi Lewis Short film
2014 Dawn Patrol Donna
2014 Almost Royal Herself Episode: "Los Angeles"
2015 Maybe Someday Lacey
2016 UnReal Tiffany Series regular (Season 2)
TBA Fighting with My Family Filming

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kim Matula 411". Soap Opera Digest. 2010-01-11. Retrieved 2014-06-30. 
  2. ^ "Kimberly Matula Playing Hope Logan on The Bold and the Beautiful - Soaps.com". Soaps.sheknows.com. Retrieved 2014-06-30. 
  3. ^ "The 41st Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Nominations". New York: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. May 1, 2014. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  4. ^ "No Hope For The Future: Kim Matula Quits The Bold and The Beautiful!". Daytime Confidential. Retrieved 9 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Kim Matula Leaving The Bold and the Beautiful!". Michael Fairman On-Air On-Soaps. Retrieved 9 November 2014. 
  6. ^ Elizabeth Wagmeister. "'UnReal' Season 2 Cast: Meagan Tandy & Kim Matula to Play Contestants - Variety". Variety. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 

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