Actress, singer and TV host Bobbie Eakes has enjoyed a rich and varied career in the entertainment industry. Her TV credits include many guest star roles on prime-time dramas and sitcoms, but she is perhaps best known for her long term roles on The Bold & The Beautiful and All My Children. Her portrayal of Krystal on All My Children garnered her two Daytime Emmy nominations for Lead Actress. Throughout the years Bobbie has also worked as a television host. Her hosting credits include MTV, GAC’s Top 20 Country Countdown and SOAPnet’s Live From the Red Carpet.
In the mid ’80s, Bobbie auditioned for and won the job of lead singer in the all-girl rock band Big Trouble. This Epic Records’ band was created by television great Fred Silverman and produced by Grammy and Oscar winner Giorgio Moroder. The group recorded one self titled CD and for Bobbie, appearing on Dick Clark’s American Bandstand was a highlight of the three years spent in the band. In the early ’90s, Bobbie and her Bold & Beautiful co-star Jeff Trachta recorded two CDs for European label Arcade Records. Their records achieved double platinum sales status and the duo toured and performed to thousands of fans across Europe. In 2001, while signed to Sony Nashville, Bobbie recorded a duet with Country Music superstar Collin Raye entitled Tired of Loving This Way. While touring with Collin to promote the record, Bobbie had the honor of performing at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry.
Bobbie resides in Palm Springs, California with her husband of 21 years, actor and writer David Steen.
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