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Camryn Grimes

Camryn Grimes

The young actress is a professionally accomplished person, and she hasn't even finished high school. Camryn has been playing the role of "Cassidy Newman" on CBS's soap opera "The Young And The Restless" since 1997. Grimes has been nominated three times for a Daytime Emmy as "Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series" in 1998 and 1999, and won the award in 2000. In 1998, she was nominated for a Young Artist Award in the category of "Outstanding Younger Artist in a Daytime Drama." Her television credits include the CBS telefilm Sharing the Secret and the series JAG. She also appeared in the A&E documentary Letters to the President, with Hal Holbrook. Grimes' feature film roles include a leading role in Swordfish, with John Travolta, Hugh Jackman and Halle Berry. Grimes currently lives in the San Fernando Valley section of Los Angeles, where she is starting high school. She enjoys drawing, rock climbing, white water rafting, swimming and diving.
Born on January 7, 1990 in Van Nuys, California, Grimes has acting in her blood. Her mother is actress Heather Grimes, her father is actor/producer Preston Lee, and her uncle is actor Scott Grimes. During her seven-year run on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, Grimes has been nominated three times for a Daytime Emmy as Oustanding Younger Lead Actress in 1998 and 1999, and won the award in 2000. In 1998 she was nominated for a Young Artist Award in the catetgory of Oustanding Younger Artist in a Daytime Drama.

Grimes' television credits include a role on DAYS OF OUR LIVES when she was a newborn, as well as roles on CBS' WIDE WORLD OF KIDS, SHARING THE SECRET, and JAG. Grimes had a starring role in the movie Swordfish playing Hugh Jackman's daughter.

She currently lives in Studio City, California with her parents, her brother Dakota, and her sisters Shelby and Tatum. Grimes is an avid swimmer and high diver. She also enjoys singing, soccer, and white water rafting.

More fun stuff about Camryn Grimes


—Learned to swim at six months
—Learned to dive at a year and a half
—Has appeared in national commercials
—Is of Italian, Irish, and Scottish descent

Camryn has grown up on Y&R. Unlike most child actors on the soaps, she's been at the center of numerous storylines and is seen onscreen on a regular basis.
Camryn joined the cast of the young and the restless in 1997 in 2000 she won the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Younger Lead Actress!

Camryn is such a talented actress!! She won a 2000 Daytime Emmy for Best Actrees in a Daytime Drama!! Congratulations Camryn! You deserved it!! Camryn was born on January 7, 1990 in Van Nuys, California. She has been on The Young and the Restless since 1997, but did you know that she appeared on Days of Our Lives in 1990 when she was a newborn? She also guest-starred on the CBS program, Wild World of Kids and appeared in various national commercials. Camryn was recently in a made-for-tv movie called, "Sharing the Secret" as well. That's amazing!! This young girl is truly talented!!!



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