Eakes, Bobbie 1961–

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EAKES, Bobbie 1961–


Full name, Bobbie Diane Eakes; born July 25, 1961, in Warner Robins (some sources cite Macon), GA; married David Steen (an actor and writer), July 4, 1992. Education: Attended University of Georgia. Avocational Interests: Cooking, traveling, gardening.


Agent—William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Publicist—Lori De Waal & Associates PR, 7080 Hollywood Blvd., Suite 515, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Contact—All My Children, ABC Television, 320 W. 66th St., New York, NY 10023.


Actress. Appeared in numerous television commercials, including Lipton Iced Tea, Budweiser, Sure deodorant, AcuVital, and Ross Department Stores. Previously sang with the band Big Trouble; crowned Miss Georgia, 1982.

Awards, Honors:

Soap Opera Digest Award nominations, outstanding supporting actress, 1994 and 1999, both for The Bold and the Beautiful.


Television Appearances; Series:

Macy Alexander Sharpe, The Bold and the Beautiful (also known as Belleza y poder), 1989–2000, 2002–2003.

Krystal Carey, All My Children (also known as All My Children: The Summer of Seduction), ABC, 2003—.

Also appeared as host, CRL and Great American Country Network's Top Twenty Countdown.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Joanne Leigh, "The Judge," Matlock, NBC, 1986.

Margaret, "The Wolf Who Thought He Was a Man," Werewolf, Fox, 1987.

Dating girl, "The Big Bang," Falcon Crest, CBS, 1987.

April Blue, "Love Me or Leave Me," Jake and the Fatman, CBS, 1987.

Laurie Drake, Evan Drake's daughter, "Tale of Two Cuties," Cheers, NBC, 1988.

Bookstore clerk, "Swingers," The Wonder Years, ABC, 1988.

"Fathers and Sons," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1989.

Diane, "Breaking up Is Hard to Do (in 22 Minutes)," Full House, ABC, 1989.

(In archive footage) Joanne Leigh, "The Kidnapper," Matlock, NBC, 1990.

Stephanie Wade, "Willie Gets Lucky," Land's End, syndicated, 1995.

Marchioness of La Cienega, Days of Our Lives, NBC, 2001.

Annabel Hart, "Killer Instinct," JAG, CBS, 2001.

Molly Campbell, "Love of Money," Doc, PAX, 2001.

The View, ABC, 2003.

Soap Talk, 2004.

"Skips & Stones," The Division, Lifetime, 2004.

"Daytime Emmys: Parts 1 & 2," Hope & Faith, ABC, 2004.

Also appeared in Comedy Break with Mack & Jamie, syndicated.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Presenter, Country Weekly Magazine Presents the TNN Music Awards, TNN, 2000.

Presenter, The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2000.

The 28th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2001.

The 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 2002.

The 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2003.

18th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards, 2004.

The 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2004.

Film Appearances:

A Gift from Heaven, 1994.

Kay, Choosing Matthias, Deep Step, 2001.

Caroline Lewis, Charlie's War, Christabel, 2003.


Music Videos:

Appeared in "These Times Are Hard for Lovers" by John Waite, 1987; also appeared in "Tired of Loving This Way" with Collin Raye.


Recorded (with Jeff Trachta) Duets and Duets II; Here and Now, a solo album.

Soundtracks; Contributor:

(With Big Trouble) Over the Top, 1987.

Sordid Lives, 2000.