Heather Fairbanks is an English Actor born in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She took Communication at the Brigham Young University and was awarded a Talent Scholarship for Theatre/Communication in 1991. After which, she went to study abroad in Japan in the field of Political Science and Asian Studies in 1993 and got the chance to perform with Tokyo International Player(actor) as an English Language Tutor. She also went on to study at the University of Michigan-Dearborn in 1995 and passed with High Distinction GPA and was awarded the Undergraduate Excellence Award, Dean’s List.
She is a multi-talented personality who is also an HR Professional. Being an Actor, she has worked in Theatre i.e. stage shows like Peter Pan as Wendy, Othello as Desdemona, Les Liasons Dangerousess as Mme Tourvel, Richard III as Lady Anne and A Mid Summer’s Night Dream as Puck. She was also a reoccurring face for ten episodes in the Fist Season of the AMC Studio’s TV show Low Winter Sun in 2013 as an Office Assistant.After this, she went on to do films and commercials. In the year 2013, she was seen in the film “Christmas Grace” and before that as Mary in a supporting role in a short film “White as Snow”.
In 2014, she did minor roles in films like Parts per Billion, The Route, Mind Blind, etc. and received her first lead in a short film “Blood of Soldiers”. 2015 proved to be a good year for her, as she did a few supporting roles in films like Then Cry onto me, The Parricidal Effect, Lifestone Velocity, etc.; and also bagged the Lead in “Thaw of the Dead” and “A Horse called Bear”. She also did commercials for Baker College in the same year. She also did a Print Ad as a Mom for Onstar/Blue Sky Photography, Inc. in 2013.
In 2014, she was nominated for the Best Lead Actress for “Blood of Soldiers” by 30 Days Action Film Challenge for the role of “Heather”. In 2016, she will be seen as a Lead in the films “Descend” and “Who will move the Stone.” Apart from being an actress, she is a Human Resource Professional. She has worked as an Intern of Human Resource for Ferndale Career Centre in 1996, as a staffing consultant/interviewer for EAI Healthcare Staffing in 1997-1998, as a Design Consultant for Ethan Allen in 1998-99 and as a Human Resource Professional for W.W. Grainger in 1999.
She was a specialist in Training, Management, Talent Management, Interviews, Leadership Development, etc. It was after being such a talented HR Professional that she moved onto the acting career. Other than being an HR Professional and an Actor, she has interests in Photography, Interior Design, Travel, Music, etc. She is also the representative of Production Plus- The Talent Shop in Bingham Farms, Michigan, United States.