Camryn Grimes Interview | AfterBuzz TV’s Spotlight On

AFTERBUZZ TV – AfterBuzz TV’s Spotlight On edition, is a long form interview series featuring actors, actresses, and TV personalities discussing their upcoming projects as well as their thoughts, passions and journeys. In this episode host James Lott Jr. interviews Camryn Grimes.


She played Cassie Newman on The Young and the Restless starting in 1997. In 2000, at age 10, she became the youngest winner ever of the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series; Kimberly McCullough had won it at age 11 ten years earlier. In May 2005, Grimes’s character was written off the show when she died from injuries sustained in a car accident. Since departing the show, she has made several guest appearances as Cassie’s spirit. In 2014, she began a new role on the series, playing a woman with a resemblance to Cassie, named Mariah Copeland, later revealed to be Cassie’s twin sister. It was announced on May 5, 2014, that Grimes was put on contract with The Young and the Restless.

Grimes played the part of Holly in the 2001 movie Swordfish alongside Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, and John Travolta. She guest-starred on Medium, JAG, and ER, on which her maternal uncle, Scott Grimes, was a cast member.

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