Years earlier than Sally Spectra II turned the MVP of the Spectra household lineage in The Bold and the Beautiful, there was the mother-daughter duo of Sally Spectra and Macy Alexander.
Macy was performed by actress Bobbie Eakes, and he or she made the character a significant participant within the rivalry between Spectra Fashions and Forrester Creations.
Eakes moved on from the present within the early 2000s and landed on just a few different sequence, however to longtime viewers of B&B, she was all the time a fan favourite. Learn about what the actress has been as much as for the previous few years.
Bobbie Eakes starred on a number of cleaning soap operas
Eakes began enjoying Macy Alexander in 1989 and was on the daytime drama till 2003. During these years, her character fell in love with Thorne Forrester, battled alcoholism, married Grant, married Deacon, and died twice. Her final loss of life—attributable to a chandelier—was meant to write down Eakes off the present.
Why? She accepted a job as Krystal Carey on All My Children a sassy and generally wild character additionally appeared on One Life to Live. Fans nonetheless keep in mind being amazed at how Eakes carried the scene in AMC the place Krystal came upon Babe died throughout a twister.
It crushed her and viewers felt it. Once All My Children resulted in 2011, some suspected Eakes would return to B&B, however that didn’t occur.
Instead, she acted in just a few films and TV sequence, together with Tainted Dreams, a cleaning soap that now streams on Amazon Video. Her most up-to-date tasks embrace 2020’s The Bellmen and the upcoming The Crickets Dance.
Eakes launched a trend business
Outside of the leisure world, Eakes ventured into trend. She began a model known as Studio BE Apparel that bought clothes and niknaks.
The boutique was positioned in Palm Springs, California, and Eakes would generally mannequin and put on items to put it on the market, however it’s unclear if that is nonetheless an energetic business.
She has a singing profession too
If you’ve ever seen Eakes throughout her time on cleaning soap operas,
then you definately positively had the prospect to listen to her sing. They labored one among her
different abilities into the scripts permitting Macy and Krystal to belt out some
In actual life, Eakes launched six albums and two of them had been along with her B&B co-star Jeff Trachta. Trachta previously performed Thorne Forrester till 1996.
The pair dropped two duets albums and Trachta has since earned a popularity as “The Singing Trump” from showing on America’s Got Talent. Eakes’ final music challenge got here out in 2012 and he or she issued it as an indie artist.
Now, Eakes is doing radio
While she continues to be energetic within the performing world, Eakes is doing one thing else: podcasting. She and friend Melissa Neiderman host the sequence and chat about music, Hollywood, trend, well being and extra.
One of their latest company was singer Rick Springfield and presently, they’re doing weekly episodes.
Eakes and her husband David Steen dwell in California, the place
they each proceed to work in leisure. Steen can also be an actor and has
appeared in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Django Unchained, and Reservoir