Camryn Grimes Biography

Camryn Grimes is an award-winning American actress who was a child prodigy and transformed into an excellent performer over the years.

Quick Facts

Birthday: January 7, 1990

Nationality: American

Famous: Actresses American Women

Age: 30 Years, 30 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Capricorn

Also Known As: Camryn Elizabeth Grimes

Born Country: United States

Born in: Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous as: Actress

Height: 5'5" (165 cm), 5'5" Females

Family:

father: Preston Lee

mother: Heather Grimes

siblings: Dakota Grimes, Payton Grimes, Shelby Lee, Tatum Lee

U.S. State: California

City: Los Angeles

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awards: 2018 · The Young and the Restless - Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
2000 · The Young and the Restless - Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series

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Camryn Grimes is an award-winning American actor. She was a child prodigy and transformed into an excellent performer over the years. Portraying ‘Cassie Newman’ in the American soap opera ‘The Young and The Restless,’ she not only won hearts of her audiences but also impressed her critics. She was nominated for many awards, including the ‘Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series,’ and became the youngest winner to win the award, at 10. Her character was so popular that even after her death, the makers could not write her off but had to bring her back in a recurring role. Currently, she is still associated with the series, but as another character, ‘Mariah Copeland.’ She has also ventured into production.

Childhood & Early Life
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Career
  • She began her professional acting career as a child artist at the age of 7 in 1997, with the series ‘JAG,’ an American legal drama on ‘CBS.’ Her character, ‘Lisa Frankel,’ appeared in the episode ‘The Court-Martial of Sandra Gilbert.’
  • The same year, she bagged her highly appreciated character ‘Cassie Newman’ in the long-running, multiple-award-winning American daytime soap opera ‘The Young and The Restless,’ also on ‘CBS.’ Her association with the series continued for more than a decade.
  • In 1998, she was nominated for various awards, such as the ‘Daytime Emmy Award’ for ‘Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series,’ the ‘Youth in Film Award’ (also known as the ‘Young Artist Award) for the‘Best Performance in a Daytime Drama: Young Performers (Male & Female),’ and the ‘YoungStar Award’ for the ‘Best Young Actress in a Daytime TV Program.’
  • In 1999, she was nominated for many more awards, including the ‘Daytime Emmy Award’ for ‘Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series’ and the ‘Youth in Film Award’ for the ‘Best Performance in a Daytime Serial:Young Performer.’
  • The onset of the new millennium proved lucky for her. In 2000, she won the ‘Daytime Emmy Award’ for ‘Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series.’ As a 10-year-old, she created history by becoming the youngest actor to bag the coveted award. The previous record-holder had been an 11-year-old.
  • The same year, she was nominated for the ‘YoungStar Award’ for the ‘Best Young Actress in a Daytime TV Program,’ for the the second time.
  • Also in 2000, she appeared in her first film, ‘Sharing the Secret,’ released on ‘CBS.’ She portrays the role of ‘Rachel,’ a troubled child, in the movie.
  • In 2001, she played the role of ‘Holly Jobson’ in the cult movie ‘Swordfish,’ her debut mainstream feature film. Her character was the daughter of Hugh Jackman’s character, ‘Stanley Jobson.’ The role was pivotal to the plot of the movie.
  • From 2002 to 2004, she was busy working as a child artist in ‘The Young and The Restless.’
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  • In 2005, she bagged two TV series and one short film. She appeared as ‘Sharona’ in an episode of the ‘NBC’ supernatural thriller series ‘Medium,’ titled ‘Coming Soon.’ She also appeared as ‘Erin Short’ in an episode of the mediacl drama ‘ER,’ titled ‘Alone in a Crowd,’ also on ‘NBC.’ She also appeared in the short film ‘Paper Bags.’
  • Her character in ‘The Young and The Restless’ was reduced to a recurring guest role, and she appeared as ‘Cassie’s ghost, after the character succumbed to injuries from a car crash in May 2005.
  • The years 2006 and 2007 were dull for her. The only time she hogged the limelight during those years was when she was nominated for the ‘Daytime Emmy Award’ for ‘Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series’ for her role in ‘The Young and The Restless.’
  • After a long association with the soap ‘The Young and the Restless,’ which lasted for around 10 years, her character was written off entirely in 2007.
  • The year 2008 was not too eventful for her, except her role of ‘Diana Morrison’ in an episode of the American supernatural TV series ‘Ghost Whisperer,’ titled ‘Bloodline.’
  • She returned to ‘The Young and the Restless’ as hallucinations and visions of others characters in the 2009 and 2010 seasons.
  • In 2009, she appeared as As ‘Edna Reed 1944’ in ‘Cold Case,’ an American police-procedural TV series.
  • She also appeared as ‘Diane Farley’ in the American action TV series ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ in 2010.
  • In 2011, she portrayed the character of ‘Suzanne’ in ‘Make It or Break It,’ an American teen comedy–drama TV series. The same year, she appeared in ‘The Hangover Hollywood’ and the American competitive paranormal reality TV series ‘Paranormal Challenge.’
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  • Between 2011 and 2012, she went on a sabbatical from ‘The Young and the Restless.’
  • In 2012, she appeared in two short films: ‘Fanatic’and ‘The Bournes Anonymous’ (as ‘Jason Bourne’). The same year, she played a birthday girl in ‘Magic Mike,’ an American comedy–drama.
  • She reappeared as a ghost in ‘The Young and The Restless’ in 2013 and continued to appear in it until 2014. The year 2013 also witnessed her debut as an executive producer, in the short film ‘A.W.O.L.’ The film also featured her as the character ‘Lucia.’
  • The following year, she began playing another role in ‘The Young and the Restless.’ The role was that of ‘Mariah Copeland,’ the long-lost twin sister of ‘Cassie.’ Thus, with ‘Mariah,’ Grimes returned to the series as one of its many important characters.
  • She co-produced the short film ‘Getaway’ in 2015.
  • In 2016, she played ‘Jasmine’ in an episode of the drama series ‘Animal Kingdom,’ titled ‘Dead to Me.’ She was also seen as ‘Tracy’ in the short film ‘I Would Kill for That.’ The same year, she was interviewed on ‘Soap Central’ and was featured on the talk show ‘Red Carpet Report.’
  • She played a pregnant woman named ‘Amy’ in the TV film ‘The Get’ in 2017. The following year, she earned the ‘Daytime Emmy Award’ for ‘Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.’
  • She was a participant on the the long-running TV game show ‘Wheel of Fortune’ in 2018.
  • In 2019, she appeared as ‘Marine Corporal Laney Alimonte’ in an episode of the American police-procedural drama series ‘NCIS,’ titled ‘Wide Awake.’
  • She was featured in the syndicated American entertainment and celebrity TV news magazine ‘Celebrity Page’ in 2020. The same year, her character ‘Cassie’ was revived.
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  • American actor and singer Scott Grimes is the maternal uncle of Grimes.
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