Heather Tom


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    • United States
      Aug 4, 2014 12:20:35

    • Lonely armada says:
      What goes around comes around you walking disasters so respect us or you will be disrespected and disappear in pain and hopelessness for good
    • United States
      Apr 18, 2014 12:30:47

    • Lonely brigade says:
      I hope to find an instruction booklet on women gamers need a game guide sometimes to be happy
    • Argentina
      Nov 27, 2012 10:36:17

    • Munish says:
      Was totally stuck until I read this, now back up and rnuinng.
    • France
      Jun 26, 2011 01:31:33

    • Jalene says:
      Kewl you shuold come up with that. Excellent!
    • France
      Jan 24, 2009 11:50:54

    • etienne.st78 etienne.st78 says:
      Superbe Heather...

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Biography of Heather Tom



Heather Tom (born November 4, 1975 in Hinsdale, Illinois) is a two-time Emmy Award-winning American actress. Very early in her career, she played Heather Harper (Jonathan Bower's love interest) on an episode of Who's The Boss?.
She is well known to American daytime drama fans for her role as Victoria Newman, daughter of the powerful Victor (Eric Braeden) and Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott) on CBS' The Young and the Restless. She played the role from 1991 until December 2003. She won two Daytime Emmy awards in 1993 and 1999 for "Outstanding Younger Lead Actress" along with nominations in 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008. Heather Tom holds the record for the most Emmy Award nominations for actresses under the age of thirty.
In 2003, she took on a new role as Kelly Cramer Buchanan Buchanan on ABC's soap opera One Life to Live. She also made a handful of guest appearances on All My Children in 2004 playing the Kelly Cramer Buchanan Buchanan character. She is the third actress to portray Kelly Cramer Buchanan after Gina Tognoni and Tracy Lindsey Melchior. In August 2006, Tom announced she had decided not to renew her contract with One Life to Live after three years. She last aired in December 2006.
In February 2007, she guest starred on Monk and in March 2007, she and her sister Nicholle Tom guest starred on The Wedding Bells. In October 2008, she guest starred in two episodes of Ugly Betty as a woman assisting Daniel Meade in gaining custody of his son.
In August 2007, she took over the role of Katherine "Katie" Logan (previously played by Nancy Sloan), the younger sister of Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang), Donna (Jennifer Gareis) and Storm Logan (William deVry), on The Bold and the Beautiful.
Tom has also worked extensively in theater, both in New York and on the West Coast.

Siblings

Her siblings are also actors: her brother David Tom played Billy Abbott on The Young and the Restless, and also co-starred with her on One Life to Live as her brother. Her sister, Nicholle Tom, played Maggie Sheffield on the sitcom The Nanny.

Advocacy work

Tom is a vocal supporter of reproductive/abortion rights, and helped found a group for daytime actors, "Daytime for Choice" who are members of Planned Parenthood. In July 2005 Tom penned an op-ed in Soap Opera Digest criticizing Days of our Lives for a storyline in which an abortion caused a young woman to develop a fertility-destroying infection. Tom stated on The Howard Stern Show that she had an abortion.

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