ADRIENNE FRANTZ RETURNS TO THE CAST OF
“THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL”
in the Contract Role of “Amber Moore”
May 27, 2010 Los Angeles, CA…Actress Adrienne Frantz will resume the contract role of “Amber Moore” on the Emmy® award winning daytime drama, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL (B&B), it was announced today. Frantz originated the character of “Amber”, a feisty vixen that went to great lengths to improve her lot in life in order to overcome being labeled ‘trailer park trash’, in 1997. The last time viewers saw “Amber” on THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL was in 2005, when she heroically rescued amnesiac, “Ridge Forrester” (played by original cast member, Ronn Moss), from his kidnapper, “Morgan DeWitt” (played by Sarah Buxton). She then joined THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL’s sister daytime drama, The Young and the Restless, where she portrayed the same character, “Amber Moore,” from 2006 to 2010. This time around on B&B, “Amber” returns to Los Angeles to work as a fashion designer for Jackie M. at the request of “Whip Jones” (played by Emmy® award winning actor Rick Hearst).
Frantz began taping on THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL on May 18th. Her first airdate is scheduled for July 1, 2010.
During her previous stint on THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, Frantz’s performance as “Amber” garnered her a Daytime Emmy® Award as “Outstanding Younger Actress” in 2001, as well as nominations in the same category in 2000 and 2003. In addition, she was nominated in 2000 and 2001 for “Outstanding Younger Lead Actress” for the Soap Opera Digest Awards. She also won “Best Performance by a Young Performer in a Daytime Serial” at the 20th Annual Youth in Film Awards, an Australian “Boomerang” Award in 2002 as Most Popular Couple along with her then co-star Sean Kanan (“Deacon Sharpe”) as well as the “Best Female Vocalist” award at the 1997 International Music Awards.
Frantz’s other TV credits include a long term role as “Tiffany Thorne” on Sunset Beach, and guest-star roles on That 70’s Show and the hit HBO series Six Feet Under. Her film credits include Jimmy Zip, Hack!, The Audition, Angst, Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield, Donna on Demand and Gus Van Sant’s Speedway Junky. Additionally, she provided her voice on the animated series Rugrats and The Wild Thornberrys.
An accomplished vocal performer and songwriter, Frantz released an album entitled “Anomaly”, which was released in 2007 and kicked off an international tour.
Frantz, who is a big believer in giving back, has worked extensively with various charities including, Save the Horses, The Humane Society's Genesis Awards, Actors & Others for Animals, Tippi Hedren's Shambala Preserve and The Rescue Cat Association. She is also a long-time supporter of PANCAN, the Pancreatic Cancer Society, the Diabetes Association of America, as well as several organizations that assist abused women and children, such as The Good Shepherd Shelters.
Frantz lives with her fiancé, Scott Bailey, in the Los Angeles area, and in addition to acting and singing, enjoys writing poetry, composing music, attending concerts, skiing, and relaxing with her three rescued cats and two chocolate Labrador Retrievers, Lucy and Ethel, and a Cocker-Spaniel puppy, Ricky.