Yvonne Zima

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Yvonne Zima
Born (1989-01-16) January 16, 1989 (age 27)
Phillipsburg, New Jersey, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1992–present
Relatives Madeline Zima (sister)
Vanessa Zima (sister)

Yvonne Marie Zima (born January 16, 1989[1]) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Daisy Carter on The Young and the Restless.

Early life[edit]

Zima was born in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, the daughter of Dennis and Marie. Her surname means "winter" in Polish and comes from her maternal grandfather, who was of Polish descent.[2]


Zima's breakthrough role was as Caitlin in the film The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996). She played Daisy on The Young and the Restless on and off between 2009 and 2012.[3][4] She also played Rachel Greene on ER.

Personal life[edit]

Zima's older sisters, Madeline and Vanessa, are also actresses.[5]



Year Title Role Notes
1995 Heat Hostage Girl
1995 See Jane Run Lisa Klinger Television film
1996 Christmas Every Day Sarah Jackson Television film
1996 Bed of Roses Young Lisa Walker
1996 Executive Decision Little Girl
1996 Long Kiss Goodnight, TheThe Long Kiss Goodnight Caitlin Caine
1997 'Til There Was You Gwen Moss (Age 7)
1997 Dead by Midnight Kelly Ellis Television film
1998 The Rose Sisters
1999 Chasing Secrets Jo Ann Foley (Age 7) Television film
1999 Storm Catcher Nicole Holloway
2000 A Father's Choice Chris McClain Television film
2000 Love & Sex 9-Year-Old Kate
2009 Surrogate Marian
2009 Intersect Lucy Short film
2009 Love Hurts Andrea
2010 Meeting Spencer Sophia Martinelli
2010 You, Only Better... Suzy Jr.
2010 Career Virgin Ingrid Short film
2011 The Absent Katie Anderson
2011 Goy Trish Rosenberg
2013 Iron Man 3 Miss Elkridge[8]
2013 Snail Anna Short film
2013 The Last Light Ashley
2014 The Girl He Met Online Gillian Casey[9] Television film


Year Title Role Notes
1993 Roseanne Girl in Lunch Box Uncredited
Episode: "The Driver's Seat"
1994–2000 ER Rachel Greene 22 episodes
1999 Seven Days Amanda Episode: "For the Children"
2009–2012 Young and the Restless, TheThe Young and the Restless Daisy Carter 117 episodes
2012 BlackBoxTV Bianca Episode: "The Last Encounter"
2013 & Order: Special Victims Unit, LawLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit Jessie Sturgis Episode: "Beautiful Frame"
2013 Castle Veronica Episode: "Time Will Tell"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Zima was nominated for a Young Artist Award for three consecutive years:

  • 1995 Best Performance by an Actress Under 10 in a TV Series - ER
  • 1996 Best Performance by a Young Actress: TV Drama Series - ER
  • 1997 Best Performance in a Feature Film: Actress Age Ten or Under - The Long Kiss Goodnight


  1. ^ "Yvonne Zima - Bio, Family, Facts, Age: 26 | Hot Birthdays". Retrieved 2015-08-23. 
  2. ^ "Interview: Californication's Madeline Zima is 'Haute'". Archived from the original on September 19, 2008. Retrieved December 20, 2007. Madeline Zima: "[...] my grandfather on my mom's side was Polish. It means 'winter.' Zima comes from that; it's my mother's maiden name." 
  3. ^ "Yvonne Zima Playing Daisy Callahan on The Young and the Restless - Soaps.com". soaps.sheknows.com. Retrieved 2015-08-23. 
  4. ^ "Yvonne Zima OUT at Y&R! But is Someone Else Being Shown The Front Door Too?". Retrieved 2015-08-23. 
  5. ^ "Yvonne Zima". IMDb. Retrieved 2015-08-23. 
  6. ^ "Yvonne Zima". www.rottentomatoes.com. Retrieved 2015-08-23. 
  7. ^ "Yvonne Zima". IMDb. Retrieved 2015-08-23. 
  8. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GubnPqOTfo, retrieved 2015-08-23  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ "Talking to THE GIRL HE MET ONLINE – Yvonne Zima | My Take on TV". Retrieved 2015-08-23. 
  10. ^ TV.com. "Yvonne Zima". TV.com. Retrieved 2015-08-23. 

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