Cait Fairbanks (Tessa Porter on The Young and the Restless)

Current Character: Tessa Porter

Birthday: 1993-07-29

Birthplace: Born in United States

Marital Status: Single


Cait Fairbanks (born Caitlin Elizabeth Baunoch) began performing on stage at the age of eight and has appeared in over 20 professional, regional, school and community theater productions, including Heathers The Musical at New York's New World Stages.

Fairbanks began appearing in television roles by 2006 and her credits include CSI: NY, in which she played a young Mindy, Two and a Half Men, The Middle, and K.C. Undercover, in which she appeared as Ursula in 2016 before landing the role of The Young and the Restless' Tessa the following year.

The actress was cast on Y&R when the soap was looking to fill the role of a singer, and Fairbanks writes and records music outside of acting, with her songs available for listening or download on Spotify.

Career Highlights

The Young and the Restless - Tessa Porter (March 24, 2017 - present)
K.C. Undercover - Ursula (2016)
The Middle - Amanda (2013)
Two and a Half Men - Joanne (2010)
CSI: NY - young Mindy (2007)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series (2018)


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