Vail Bloom

Vail Bloom is an American actress and producer. She portrayed the character Heather Stevens on The Young and the Restless, for which she received a Daytime Emmy nomination.[1] Bloom has also appeared in television guest roles, independent films, and reality television series Vanderpump Rules. Bloom graduated Princeton University with a Bachelor's Degree in architecture.

Vail Bloom
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Vail attending Maxim Magazine's 10th Annual Hot 100 Celebration, Santa Monica, CA on May 13, 2009
Born
Vail MacMillan Bloom

Alma materPrinceton University (BA)
OccupationActress Producer
Years active2006–present

Early life and educationEdit

Bloom was born in Boston, Massachusetts and grew up in Connecticut and Florida.[2] The daughter of a high school counselor and businessman/college professor,[2] Bloom graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor's Degree in architecture.[3]

In 2003, Bloom placed third in Maxim's list of "Hometown Hotties",[4] though she has declined offers for similar shots with other magazines.[3] She became interested in acting when a fellow student at Princeton asked her to star in a short film.[5]

CareerEdit

Bloom played the role of assistant district attorney Heather Stevens on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless from 2007 to 2010, a role for which she received a Daytime Emmy nomination in 2008.[1] In March 2009, she appeared on the web series Angel of Death.[6]

Bloom appeared in the 2015 film Too Late.[7]

Personal lifeEdit

In February 2018, Bloom filed for a restraining order against ex-boyfriend Hayes Stuppy after he allegedly stole items from her and destroyed them, showed up uninvited to her house on multiple occasions, and sent her over 183 emails.[8] Bloom claimed that she dated Hayes Stuppy in 2017 for three weeks.[9][10]

Bloom has a daughter named Charlie Olivia Grace (b. 2018).[11][12][13]

In 2014, Bloom admitted that she had a drug problem during her years on The Young and the Restless.[14][15] “I was on The Young and the Restless for just under three years and I was starting to get into this whole like… what seemed like the Hollywood lifestyle, and I was starting to get into a little bit of trouble with drugs,” Bloom said in an episode of Vanderpump Rules.[16]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Las Vegas Woman #2 Episode: "Delinda's Box, Part 1"
2007–2010 The Young and the Restless Heather Stevens Role from: July 13, 2007 – April 6, 2010
2007 Finishing the Game Cassie Film
2008 Time Annie Short film
2009 Angel of Death Regina Downes Web series
2009 Entourage Amy's assistant Episode: "One Car, Two Car, Red Car, Blue Car"
2009 Fantasy Over Reality Whole Foods Sarah Television film
2009 Cold Case Alyssa Lane Episode: "Forensics"
2010 The Somnambulist Irene Bailey Film
2011 Your Love Never Fails Beth Video
2011 Life at the Resort Allison Film
2012 Hollywood Heights Bree Episode: "The Text Spoof"
2012 Aspen the Series Madison Hartman 6 episodes
2013 Castle Tiffany Shaw Episode: "Death Gone Crazy"
2013 Hello Ladies Ashley Episode: "The Limo"
2014 Overwatch Megan Short film
2014–2015 Vanderpump Rules Herself Reality series
2015 Too Late Janet Lyons Film
2016 Style Queens Herself Also producer
2018 Surviving the Wild Rachel Film; also executive producer
2018 The Ghost Beyond Jennifer Burrows Film
2018 Orphan Horse Caroline Crowley Film

AccoladesEdit

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
2008 Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Vail Bloom". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  2. ^ a b "Vail Bloom as Heather Stevens". CBS. Archived from the original on 2009-01-21. Retrieved 2008-12-16.
  3. ^ a b Brett Amelkin (2005-04-01). "Bloom '04 of 'Maxim' fame tries her luck in Hollywood". Daily Princetonian. Archived from the original on 2006-10-23. Retrieved 2008-12-16.
  4. ^ ""Girls of Maxim - Vail Bloom"". Archived from the original on 2007-10-11. Retrieved 2007-10-18.
  5. ^ Lisa Bendele (2007-11-20). "Alum finds stardom in a soap opera". Daily Princetonian. Archived from the original on 2012-07-23. Retrieved 2008-12-16.
  6. ^ "Young and the Restless's Vail Bloom in Angel of Death!". Soaps.com. Retrieved 2009-02-23.
  7. ^ "What Has Vail Bloom Been Up To Since Vanderpump Rules?". Bravo TV Official Site. 2016-06-16. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  8. ^ Hirsch, Chelsea (2018-03-02). "Pregnant former 'Vanderpump' star gets restraining order against ex". Page Six. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  9. ^ "Vanderpump Rules Alum Vail Bloom Is Pregnant and Reportedly Having Drama with an Ex". Bravo TV Official Site. 2018-03-04. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  10. ^ "Former 'Vanderpump Rules' Cast Member Welcomes Baby Girl [Photo]". www.inquisitr.com. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  11. ^ "Vanderpump Rules Alum Vail Bloom Is a Officially a Mom". Bravo TV Official Site. 2018-09-04. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  12. ^ Hirsch, Chelsea (2018-09-04). "Former 'Vanderpump Rules' star Vail Bloom gives birth to daughter". Page Six. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  13. ^ Thomas, Michael. "CONGRATS: The Young and the Restless Alum Vail Bloom Welcomes First Child!". Soap Opera News. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  14. ^ Times, Music (2014-12-17). "'Vanderpump Rules' Star Vail Bloom Admits to Having Serious Drug Problem During Years on 'The Young and the Restless'". Music Times. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  15. ^ "Y&R's Vail Bloom crashes Vanderpump Rules, reveals drug problem". soapcentral.com. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  16. ^ "'Y&R's' Vail Bloom Reveals All on 'Vanderpump Rules'". Soap Opera Network. 2014-12-16. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  17. ^ "The 35th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Nominations" (PDF). New York: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. April 30, 2008. Retrieved July 23, 2014.

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