Bobbie Diane Eakes was born on this summer 25th in Macon, Georgia. The 5’5″ tall Emmy nominated actress grew up primarily in Warner Robins, Georgia as the youngest of 5 daughters in an Air Force Family. Her love pertaining to perpertaining toming might be traced back the many way to her childhood. The Eakes girls were very much into music and frequently put on their individual shows. The first time Bobbie sang solo regarding a true audience was in a junior high talent show where she sang the song ‘Country Girl’. The perregardingmance was a success and Bobbie delighted the crowd with an encore as she sang ‘Silver Threads and Golden Needles’. Bobbie followed in her sister Sandra’s footsteps when she won the title of Miss Georgia and competed as a top ten finalist of the Miss America Pageant. Following her year as Miss Georgia, Bobbie moved to Los Angeles to pursue her singing and carrying out career.
While in L.A., Bobbie found herself putting work on a large quantity of TV productions however her singing career was going areas as well. She was part of the all girl band big issue, a group which was made by Grammy winner Giorgio Moroder. huge problem’s first and merely lp of the same name contained their 2 singles “Crazy World” and “When the Love is Good”. The band was also the “house band” on the series “Comedy Break”, where Bobbie turned up eventually as a perregardingmer inside a sketches.
When extreme issuedifficulty broke up through the eighties, Bobbie found herself at a crossroads in her career and it was then she auditi1d on the part of ‘Macy Alexander’ on the CBS daytime drama “The Bold as well as the Beautiful”. Bobbie played the part that brought her fame for a extended time however her inventive efforts were hardly limited from it. In reality taking on the role of Macy gave Bobbie more opportunity to pursue her other passion, music, which has led to an just as successful singing career. Her suggestion to be allowed to sing on the show led to Bobbie’s duets with co-star on the show and friend Jeff Trachta along with the album of 2 “Bold and Beautiful Duets” albums which have been certified as double-platinum in Europe. This success led to a solo package and Bobbie’s a single request was that she could go regarding the producer and retain more creative control. The album called “Here & Now”, built by Grammy winning Don Cook, is often a mixture of Country & Western and Blue Grass, was released in Europe in 1998.
Bobbie left The Bold and The Beautiful in 2000 and paired up with cover state artist Collin Raye in a duet entitled “Loving This Way” from Collin’s “Tracks” ALBUM. During her two year break from The Bold and The Beautiful, Bobbie additionally filmed two movies, “Choosing Mathias” and ” Charlie’s War” and began working towards the Great American Country Ne2rk as a host regarding two of their television production, CRL and cover 20 Country Countdown.
Bobbie returned to portray Macy on B&B for almost a year when the opportunity arose to move to the unexampled York dependent “All My Children”. Bobbie today plays Krystal Carey to the ABC daytime drama. Her portraiture won her an Emmy nomination in the direct Actress category.
In 2005 she presented her second solo album entitled “Something Beautiful”, which dehowevered at no. 21 on the Billboard Smooth Jazz chart.
Bobbie has been married to writer/actor David Steen, whom she met during an carrying out class, since september 4th, 1992. In her spare time, she enjoys donating her time to numerous charities and loves to paint. Bobbie is in addition an Emmy Award-nominated actress.