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Kim Zimmer
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Birthdate

February 2, 1955

Birthplace

Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Spouse

A.C. Weary (1981-present)

Children

3

Occupation

Actress

Years Active

1978-2011

Kim Zimmer's daytime career began in 1978 when she first appeared on One Life to Live as Bonnie Harmon. In 1979, Zimmer took over the role of Nola Aldrich from Kathleen Turner and she played the role until 1980. Zimmer returned to OLTL in 1983 but as Echo DiSavoy. Zimmer left OLTL later that same year to join Guiding Light in her most iconic role of Reva Shayne. Zimmer left GL in 1990 and Reva was believed dead. While away from GL, Zimmer appeared on Santa Barbara from 1991-1993 and made TV guest appearances in primetime TV. Zimmer returned to GL in 1994 and stayed until it's cancellation in 2009. In 2010, Zimmer made another return appearance to OLTL in 2010 as Echo. Zimmer released her autobiography I'm Just Saying in 2012.

Personal LifeEdit

Zimmer has been married to A.C. Weary since 07/1981. They have three children: Rachel (06/20/1982), Max (03/19/1987) and Jake (b. 02/14/1990).

SoapographyEdit

Awards and NominationsEdit

Daytime Emmy Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
1985 Lead Actress Reva Shayne, Guiding Light W
1986 Lead Actress Reva Shayne, Guiding Light N
1987 Lead Actress Reva Shayne, Guiding Light W
1990 Lead Actress Reva Shayne, Guiding Light W
1998 Lead Actress Reva Shayne, Guiding Light N
1999 Lead Actress Reva Shayne, Guiding Light N
2003 Lead Actress Reva Shayne, Guiding Light N
2004 Lead Actress Reva Shayne, Guiding Light N
2005 Lead Actress Reva Shayne, Guiding Light N
2006 Lead Actress Reva Shayne, Guiding Light W
2007 Lead Actress Reva Shayne, Guiding Light N

Soap Opera Digest Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
1986 Outstanding Leading Actress - Daytime Reva Shayne, Guiding Light N
1986 Favorite Daytime Super Couple Kyle and Reva, Guiding Light N
1988 Outstanding Leading Actress - Daytime Reva Shayne, Guiding Light W
1989 Outstanding Leading Actress - Daytime Reva Shayne, Guiding Light N
1990 Outstanding Daytime Super Couple Josh and Reva, Guiding Light N
1990 Outstanding Heroine - Daytime Reva Shayne, Guiding Light N
1992 Best Death Scene - Daytime Reva Shayne, Guiding Light N
1993 Outstanding Lead Actress Jodie Walker, Santa Barbara N
1998 Outstanding Lead Actress Reva Shayne, Guiding Light N
1999 Outstanding Lead Actress Reva Shayne, Guiding Light N
2000 Outstanding Lead Actress Reva Shayne, Guiding Light W
2003 Outstanding Lead Actress Reva Shayne, Guiding Light N
Preceded by
Erika Slezak (1984, 1986, 2005);

Marcy Walker (1989)

Lead Actress Winner
1985, 1987, 1990, 2006
Succeeded by
Erika Slezak (1986);

Helen Gallagher (1988); Finola Hughes (1991) Maura West (2007)

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