Born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Catherine Hickland is well-known to television audiences for roles in both primetime and daytime. To soap viewers, she is known as Tess Wilder on Loving and The City, the dual role of Julie Clegg and Jenny Diamond on Capitol, and bad girl Lindsay Rappaport on One Life to Live. In 1995, Catherine starred as Fantine in Les Miserables on Broadway. Catherine also staged two sold-out performances of her cabaret, Boys on the Side. In 2006, Catherine began studying hypnosis and is now certified as a clinical hypnotherapist. She is a member of the National Guild of Hypnotists, and lovingly assists people of all ages to overcome fears, phobias, heartbreak, and other habits which hold them back from their highest potential. Catherine is also an author. Her first book, The 30 Day Heartbreak Cure: A Guide to Getting Over Him & Back Out There One Month From Today. She also has her own line of cosmetics, Cat Cosmetics.