The Bold and the Beautiful characters (2013)

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The Bold and the Beautiful is an American television soap opera. It was first broadcast on March 23, 1987, and airs on CBS. The following is a list of characters that first appeared in the soap in 2013. All characters were introduced by the series' executive producer and head writer Bradley Bell. They include Maya Avant, Carter Walton and Quinn Fuller.

Maya Avant[edit]

Maya Avant, portrayed by Karla Mosley, made her first appearance on January 22, 2013. Michael Logan of TV Guide announced the casting of Karla Mosley and the character in December 2012.[1] Maya is an aspiring actress who gets a job at Dayzee's as well as an apartment that is above the coffeehouse. While working there, she meets Rick Forrester (Jacob Young), who at first does not tell her who he is. Despite various schemes by Caroline Spencer in order to keep them apart, Rick and Maya continue to enjoy being together, and he even offers her a job as a spokesperson for Hope For The Future, which Maya accepts. In early 2015, Maya's younger sister Nicole Avant was introduced and her arrival led to the reveal that Maya was transgender.[2][3] Maya later became the first transgender bride to be married on daytime television when she married Rick.[4]

Carter Walton[edit]

Carter Walton
The Bold and the Beautiful character
Portrayed by Lawrence Saint-Victor
Duration 2013–
First appearance January 31, 2013 (2013-01-31)[5]
Created by Bradley Bell
Introduced by Bradley Bell
Classification Present; recurring
Profile
Occupation Actor,
Lawyer
Home Los Angeles, California

Carter Walton, portrayed by Lawrence Saint-Victor, made his first appearance on January 31, 2013.

Carter Walton came to Los Angeles to visit his adopted brother, Marcus Walton, who had also been adopted by the Forresters. Marcus proudly introduced Carter to his family, especially his wife, Dayzee Leigh. When Marcus bragged about Dayzee's organizational skills, he ran across some mysterious adoption papers. Dayzee admitted she had long ago helped a woman named Maya Avant give up her baby for adoption since Maya was being wrongly jailed for a crime. Now Maya was back and wanted her baby returned, and Dayzee felt she might be in trouble since she had allowed attorneys to handle the adoption and didn't know if money had changed hands. Carter studied the papers and informed Dayzee that Maya had a legal right to know who had adopted her baby.

Carter helped Marcus and Dayzee search for the adoptive family of Maya's daughter, only to find out that they had all died in a car crash. Later, Carter met Marcus' cousin, Rick Forrester. Rick explained that Forrester Creations had been having some problems with patents and counterfeit designs, and Marcus suggested that Rick hire Carter, since that was Carter's area of legal expertise.

Carter met Maya and asked her out, not knowing that Maya had been interested in Rick until she found out Rick was hiding his identity as a Forrester. Carter brought Maya to the Forrester mansion for a dinner party and was oblivious when Maya was uncomfortable seeing Rick with his girlfriend, Caroline Spencer. He tries to woo Maya, but she's not interested.

Quinn Fuller[edit]

Quinn Fuller
The Bold and the Beautiful character
Portrayed by Rena Sofer
Duration 2013–
First appearance July 12, 2013 (2013-07-12)
Created by Bradley Bell
Introduced by Bradley Bell
Classification Present; regular
Profile
Other names
  • Eve (2016)
  • Quinn Forrester
  • Quinn Sharpe
Occupation Jewelry designer
Residence Beverly Hills, California

Quinn Fuller is portrayed by General Hospital alumna and Emmy winner Rena Sofer. She plays the mother of Wyatt Spencer and is described as being "just as mysterious as her son" and "both will have secrets that can rock the entire soap." Sofer began taping on May 22 and made her debut on July 12.[7]

Quinn Fuller is the mother of Wyatt and owns a jewelry designer warehouse, Quinn Artisan Jewelers, in Los Angeles. When Hope Logan notices a sword necklace pendant Wyatt always wears looked eerily identical to the ones that Bill Spencer, Jr. and his son Liam always wear, she asked Wyatt where he got it from. He tells her that it was one of his mother's original designs and years ago he discovered it in a vault until she had decided to give to him. Wyatt later introduces Hope and his mother at Quinn Artisan Jewelers. Hope asks Quinn about the sword necklace, to which Quinn claims that she did indeed design the pendant, but possibly another jewelry designer had made a similar design to that certain sword, which is why Bill and Liam also wear the same sword necklace. Quinn becomes very uncomfortable with Hope's questions about the sword necklace and the Spencers. After Hope leaves Quinn tells Wyatt she is not right for him because of her high society family but Wyatt disagrees and continues to pursue Hope.

Hope and Wyatt become friends and Hope arranges for Quinn and Wyatt to have lunch at a restaurant at the same time when Bill and Liam are there. Bill immediately recognizes Quinn and she reveals that Bill is Wyatt's father. Bill and Wyatt are furious with Quinn for hiding the truth about Wyatt's paternity. Bill and Liam reach out to Wyatt but he wants nothing to do with them but eventually opens up to his father and half-brother. Bill notices that Wyatt has inherited many of his traits and Liam becomes jealous especially when Wyatt takes an interest in Hope. When Bill leaves his wife Katie Logan for her sister Brooke Logan, Wyatt hears Katie's story and immediately confronts Bill becoming physical when expressing his disapproval and Bill disowns Wyatt. Wyatt returns to his mother and Quinn Artisan Jewelers where Quinn is overjoyed to have Wyatt back and sees the positive changes in him since he met Hope but she is furious at Bill for disowning Wyatt.

Eventually Bill accepts Wyatt again and they start to establish a father-son relationship. Wyatt and Liam continue their rivalry for the affections of Hope, who hires Quinn Artisan Jewelers to supply her newly rebranded Hope For The Future line at Forrester Creations. Quinn and Wyatt are thrilled at the opportunity to work with Forrester Creations and their company becomes internationally famous and profits enormously with the success of Hope's line. During this time Quinn begins a flirtation with Eric Forrester and secretly sends Hope a tribute video Liam made for his ex-wife Steffy Forrester which cause Hope to call off her engagement to Liam and become closer to Wyatt. Liam discovers it was Quinn who sent the video to Hope and confronts her but Quinn blames Liam for making the video and hiding it from Hope. Quinn then begins a rivalry with Donna Logan, Eric's ex-wife, both wanting Eric Forrester. However she soon starts a flirtation with Bill, who is still in love with Brooke Logan, Hope's mother. On the day of Brooke's wedding to Ridge Forrester, Bill becomes drunk and resulting in Quinn and him sleeping together. Quinn then begins a physical relationship with Deacon Sharpe, which eventually turns romantic. When Deacon proposes, Quinn begins to experience difficulties with Brooke over her objection to Quinn's involvement with Deacon. Despite Brooke's numerous attempts to split them apart, including calling upon Hope, Quinn marries Deacon at the Forrester beach house. Months later Quinn tells Wyatt that she and Deacon are separated because their marriage was doomed from the beginning since he’s not a Spencer man, the only ones who have ever been able to truly capture her heart. Wyatt peppers her with questions and she says Deacon is a good man and that he went to Europe.

Quinn is later overjoyed to learn Liam and Steffy are done and tries to make sure Liam is truly done with Steffy. Liam faints from a concussion he previously suffered and Quinn drags him to his car and drives him to her remote cabin home to keep him away from Steffy. Over time, he comes to and, in order to keep him feeling safe, tells him they are a married couple named Adam and Eve Smith. While masquerading as his wife, Quinn truly opens up and falls in love with him while using his phone to further sabotage his relationship with Steffy. Deacon learns her secret and she enlists his silence and assistance. Upon learning that Wyatt and Steffy are engaged, Quinn becomes determined to keep Liam away from Steffy by throwing him off a cliff. She chooses not to in the moment and, when Deacon asks why, she pushes him off the cliff to keep Liam for herself.

As Liam begins to remember, Quinn decides to quit her job at Forrester and go away with Liam, but is left conflicted when Wyatt and Steffy move their wedding forward and she begins to worry Liam will no longer love her when he remembers their true history. Wyatt and Steffy marry on April Fool's Day in 2016, and a short time later, Wyatt finds Quinn and Liam together in the cabin. Liam begins to remember who he is and goes home with Wyatt after they lock Quinn in a cupboard. Deacon comes back and gets Quinn out of the cupboard. Quinn is eventually arrested for kidnapping Liam, but he drops the case against her after realising that he has no case.

Quinn claims that her experience with Liam has changed her (as she opened up to him about being rejected as a child by her parents) and begins to secretly romance Steffy's grandfather Eric, despite Steffy warning Quinn to stay away from her family. Eric and Quinn's relationship progresses and they eventually tell their families, with Eric's children and grandchildren objecting. Eric ends things with Quinn after Steffy issues him with an ultimatum. However, when Eric, Steffy, Liam and Wyatt go on a business trip to Monte Carlo, Quinn follows them there and resumes her relationship with Eric. Steffy catches them kissing outside a hotel, and follows her (not knowing who it is) and is shocked to find out that it is Quinn. Steffy slaps Quinn to the ground and warns her to stay away from Eric. Everyone returns to L.A., and despite objections from his family, Eric continues to romance Quinn. He asks Quinn to move in with him and they plan to get married. Thorne and Felicia come from Paris for the wedding, but Ridge and Steffy convince Wyatt and the Forresters to boycott the wedding in the hopes that Eric leaves Quinn. However, they get married, with Ivy being the only guest at the wedding.

After the wedding boycott, Eric confronts Ridge, Rick, Steffy, Thomas and Zende, and collapses in the CEO office. He is taken to hospital and it is revealed that he suffered a brain aneurysm as a result of stress and an underlying medical condition. He is in a coma for a short period of time before recovering and returning home. During this time, Ridge lies to his family and pretends to have Eric's power of attorney, kicking Quinn out if the family and the Forrester estate. When Eric wakes up from the coma, he reveals that Quinn has power of attorney and kicks Ridge out of the mansion and fires him as CEO, appointing Quinn as interim CEO in his absence. Quinn leads a successful fashion show as interim CEO, and later convinces Eric to give the CEO position to Steffy in an attempt to reunite Wyatt and Steffy (who had gone back to Liam).

Shades of the old Quinn return when she has a fantasy in which she murders her new neighbour, and rival for Eric's affections, Katie. Quinn then begins to develop feelings for Ridge after he sees her naked and takes care of her when she injures her ankle. Quinn and Ridge attempt to keep their feelings secret but are exposed when Eric's ex-wife Sheila Carter returns to town and learns of their affair. Sheila tells Eric in an attempt to manipulate him into divorcing Quinn.

Others[edit]

Date(s) Character Actor Circumstances
May 14–16 Jesse Graves Ricky Paull Goldin[8] Jesse Graves is the former boyfriend of Maya Avant. When Caroline Spencer told her uncle Bill Spencer, Jr. about her boyfriend Rick Forrester possibly breaking up with her for Maya, Bill decided to take action and had his assistant, Alison Montgomery. Alison digs up some dirt on Maya. Jesse meets with Alison and she offers him $10,000: $5,000 for showing up and the other $5,000 to get Maya away from Rick. While at a nightclub, Jesse runs into Maya, who came with Rick and Caroline for a club opening for Rick's DJ friend, Othello. Allison gives Jesse the other $5,000 for holding up his end of the deal and calls Bill to let him know the job is done.
June 20–August 27 Rafael Andrés Zuno Rafael is described as "a bit flamboyant" and is the best friend of Caroline Spencer. Zuno began taping on May 7 and debuted on June 20. Rafael is a film and television producer that Caroline Spencer, Rick Forrester's ex-girlfriend, met up with to set up Rick's current girlfriend, aspiring actress Maya Avant, and Carter Walton, who is a lawyer by trade, in a romantic Internet web series so they fall in love, and Caroline can snag Rick back. At Rick's July 4 party, Caroline showed up with Rafael (partly trying to make Rick jealous, which didn't work), and Rafael then showed Dayzee, Marcus, Rick, Maya, Thomas and Oliver the second episode. Rafael brought in a couple of guniea pigs for the next episode, but Caroline, who is afraid of rodents, pushed for a water bed. Rafael and Caroline had a fight in which he thinks Caroline doesn't care about his career. Rick came to the set to visit Maya and chat with Rafael, told Caroline that when it comes to her, he doesn't know what to believe.
October 16– Charlie Webber Dick Christie Charlie Webber is a security guard entrusted with protecting blue diamond that Hope Logan and Wyatt Spencer have borrowed from one of the contacts of Quinn Fuller in Mexico (in order to promote the collaboration between Forrester Creations and Artisan Quinn for the line HFTF). Charlie flirts with Pamela Douglas at the boutique, later entering a romantic relationship and they are still together.
September 26–August 14, 2014 Ricardo Montemayor Victor Rivers Ricardo Montemayor was a man gave Wyatt Spencer and Hope Logan the Hope For The Future Diamond for their jewelry line for Forrester Creations. Wyatt received a video on his laptop right before Ricardo's death, granting him the HFTF Diamond, claiming he has no close family members or friends. Deacon Sharpe, the roommate of Wyatt's mother, Quinn Fuller, reviewed the videos realizing Ricardo hints having history with Quinn using hints such as "quinntessance, mother, and fuller." Deacon thought Quinn might have killed Ricardo so Wyatt could inherit the diamond, but Quinn absolutely denied it.
May 9–July 5 Theresa Corazon Sandra Vergara Theresa Corazon is a model for Forrester Creations. She flirts with Oliver Jones.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "B&B CASTING EXCLUSIVE!". Soap Opera Digest. American Media, Inc. December 2, 2014. Retrieved December 18, 2015. 
  3. ^ "SPOILER ALERT! MAYA'S SECRET REVEALED ON B&B!". Soap Opera Digest. American Media, Inc. March 18, 2015. Archived from the original on March 20, 2015. Retrieved March 18, 2015. 
  4. ^ Tharrett, Matthew. "Daytime TV's First Transgender Bride Gets Hitched On "The Bold and the Beautiful"". NewNowNext. Retrieved 2015-08-12. 
  5. ^ Lewis, Errol (December 13, 2012). "'Bold and Beautiful' Adds to Cast". Soap Opera Network. Retrieved December 13, 2012. 
  6. ^ Kroll, Dan J. (July 4, 2009). "Casting report: Marcus' dad may be headed to LA". Soapcentral. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  7. ^ Logan, Michael (May 20, 2013). "Exclusive: Rena Sofer Joins The Bold and the Beautiful". TV Guide. Retrieved May 20, 2013. 
  8. ^ Logan, Michael (March 18, 2013). "Exclusive: Ricky Paull Goldin Joins The Bold and the Beautiful". TV Guide. Retrieved December 27, 2014.