Heather Tom (Kelly Cramer (Past) on One Life To Live)

Current Character: Kelly Cramer (Past)

Birthday: 1975-11-04

Birthplace: Born in Hinsdale, Illinois

Marital Status: Single

Biography

Heather was a commercial actress at the age of two and was dancing with the Seattle Pacific Ballet by the age of ten. At thirteen, determined to break into Hollywood, her family took a trial trip to Los Angeles, which led to a permanent move. Heather took acting classes at the Young Actor's Space, soon landing roles on Kids Incorporated and Who's The Boss. She also appeared on two movies of the week, I'll Take Romance and Deadly Whispers, and starred in the feature films Lessie's Rainbow and Lookin Good.

The daytime veteran won her first Emmy at the age of sixteen for her role as Victoria Newman on The Young and the Restless. In 2003, she ended her 13-year role on The Young and the Restless and moved to New York City to join the cast of One Life to Live.

Heather thrives on helping others. She recently founded Daytime for Planned Parenthood, a committee promoting a women's right to choose. She also donates her time to several AIDS service organizations including Caring for Babies and Families with AIDS, Project Angelfood and AIDS Project Los Angeles.

Heather lives in New York City, doing double duty on One Life to Live and Broadway.

Career Highlights

Daytime Television

The Young and the Restless
Victoria Newman
February 1991 to April 1997; October 1997 to November 2003

One Life to Live
Kelly Cramer
December 11th, 2003 to December 14th, 2007

Theatrical Films

Lookin' Good

Lessie Rainbow

Theater

The Glass Menagerie

Gila

Out of Gas on Lover's Leap

Vanities

Scooter Thomas Makes it to the Top of the World

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmy Winner, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (2013)
Daytime Emmy Winner, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (2012)
Daytime Emmy Winner, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2011)
Daytime Emmy Winner, Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series (1993, 1999; for The Young and the Restless )

Daytime Emmy Nomination
, Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004; for The Young and the Restless )

Daytime Emmy Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2005, 2007; for One Life to Live)

Daytime Emmy Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2005, 2007; for One Life to Live)

Daytime Emmy Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2003, 2004; for The Young and the Restless )

Soap Opera Digest Award Winner, Best Younger Leading Actress (1993, 1997)