Vail Bloom

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Vail Bloom
Vail Bloom 2009.jpg
Vail attending Maxim Magazine's 10th Annual Hot 100 Celebration, Santa Monica, CA on May 13, 2009
Born
Vail MacMillan Bloom

Alma materPrinceton University
OccupationActress Producer
Years active2006–present

Vail Bloom is an American actress and producer. She portrayed the character Heather Stevens on The Young and the Restless, for which she received a Daytime Emmy nomination. Bloom has also appeared in television guest roles, in several independent films, and in the reality-TV series Vanderpump Rules. Bloom graduated Princeton University with a degree in architecture.

Early life and education[edit]

Bloom was born in Boston, Massachusetts and grew up in Connecticut and Florida.[1] The daughter of a high school guidance counselor and businessman/college professor,[1] Bloom graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor's Degree in architecture.[2]

In 2003, Bloom placed third in Maxim's list of "Hometown Hotties",[3] though she has declined offers for similar shots with other magazines.[2] She became interested in acting when a fellow student at Princeton asked her to star in a short film.[4]

Career[edit]

Bloom played the role of assistant district attorney Heather Stevens on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless from 2007 to 2010, a role for which she received a Daytime Emmy nomination in 2008. In March 2009, she appeared on the web series Angel of Death.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Las Vegas Woman #2 Episode: "Delinda's Box, Part 1"
2007–2010 The Young and the Restless Heather Stevens Role from: July 13, 2007 – April 6, 2010
2007 Finishing the Game Cassie Film
2008 Time Annie Short film
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 Television film
2009 Cold Case Alyssa Lane Episode: "Forensics"
2010 The Somnambulist Irene Bailey Film
2011 Your Love Never Fails Beth Video
2011 Life at the Resort Allison Film
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 Overwatch Megan Short film
2014–2015 Vanderpump Rules Herself Reality series
2015 Too Late Janet Lyons Film
2016 Style Queens Herself Also producer
2018 Surviving the Wild Rachel Film; also executive producer
2018 The Ghost Beyond Jennifer Burrows Film
2018 Orphan Horse Caroline Crowley Film

Accolades[edit]

Year Award Work Result Ref
2008 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated
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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Vail Bloom as Heather Stevens". CBS. Archived from the original on 2009-01-21. Retrieved 2008-12-16.
  2. ^ a b Brett Amelkin (2005-04-01). "Bloom '04 of 'Maxim' fame tries her luck in Hollywood". Daily Princetonian. Archived from the original on 2006-10-23. Retrieved 2008-12-16.
  3. ^ ""Girls of Maxim - Vail Bloom"". Archived from the original on 2007-10-11. Retrieved 2007-10-18.
  4. ^ Lisa Bendele (2007-11-20). "Alum finds stardom in a soap opera". Daily Princetonian. Archived from the original on 2012-07-23. Retrieved 2008-12-16.
  5. ^ "Young and the Restless's Vail Bloom in Angel of Death!". Soaps.com. Retrieved 2009-02-23.
  6. ^ "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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