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3 March 20th, 2017 CBS Daytime Casting Call Winners Announced; Eric Blain To Y&R and Deepa Patel To B&B For One-Episode Role!

Congrats are in order for two people who participated in the nationwide casting call from CBS Daytime to win a one-episode role on either The Young and the Restless or The Bold and the Beautiful.

Auditions were held in 13 markets nationwide, with thousands turning out for the opportunity to screen test.

Now CBS Daytime has announced their Casting Call winners: Eric SJ Blain, 22, of Chicago, will appear on Y&R. He is an actor who performs regularly in community theater. A lifelong fan of daytime dramas, he leads his church choir and plays a number of instruments, including the drums, piano, guitar, saxophone and trumpet. Recently, Blain was accepted to the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, which he plans to attend in the fall.

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Deepa Patel will appear on B&B She works as a quality specialist in behavioral health case management in her native Rochester, NY. Previously, she lived for five years in London, where she studied vocal performance and earned a master’s degree in music psychotherapy. Recently, Patel, 31, rediscovered her love of performing when she enrolled in a local acting class. Her upcoming role on The Bold and the Beautiful will mark the first part she’s played since she appeared onstage in a high school play.

As to when the two casting call winners will appear on-air is yet to be revealed.

Send your congrats to Eric and Deepa on their soap opera acting chance of a lifetime in the comment section below!

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  1. Brandi Weaver says:

    Congratulations Deepa! So excited for you! I am so proud of you my friend, for being BOLD and following that BEAUTIFUL dream! Can’t wait to see your acting debut!

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  2. su0000 says:

    Eric SJ Blain, 22, who plays a number of instruments, including the drums, piano, guitar, saxophone and trumpet will be Scott’s new older playmate..
    Most likely leading Scott into a bad boy story..

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  3. Penny says:

    CONGRATULATIONS ERIC! I knew you’d do it! You deserve it! I pray that this is the beginning of a booming career! Watch out Denzel Washington and Samuel Jackson! There’s a new sex symbol in town! God bless you Eric!

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