Jessica Collins (Avery Bailey Clark on The Young and the Restless)

Current Character: Avery Bailey Clark

Birthday: 1971-04-01

Birthplace: Born in Schenectady. NY

Marital Status: Divorced

Biography

Jessica Collins was born, Jessica Lynn Capogna, in Schenectady, New York. She attended The Royal National Theatre Studio in London and The Howard Fine Actor's Studio in Los Angeles.

One of her first and most memorable acting roles was as Dinah Lee Mayberry in "Loving." Jessica was also runner-up in the Miss Teen USA contest in 1988. Jessica is currently playing Avery Clark on "The Young and the Restless," after enjoying many television and film roles in between Daytime soap gigs.

Career Highlights

The Young and the Restless - Avery Clark (July 27 2011 - present)
Loving - Dinah Lee Mayberry (1991 - 1993)

Awards & Acclaim

Nominated Daytime Emmy Award - Outstanding Supporting Actress (2013)
Nominated Soap Opera Digest Award - Outstanding Younger Leading Actress (1993)
Nominated Soap Opera Digest Award - Hottest Female Star (1993)