Born Deborah Jo Hunter in Fort Worth, Texas, on July 3, 1962, Tylo made her first screen appearance in the 1984 slasher flick "The Initiation" before moving on to soap operas, becoming one of the most recognized stars on daytime TV. Hunter is best known for her role as Dr. Taylor Hayes on The Bold And The Beautiful. She began her soap career on Days Of Our Lives and All My Children. Before playing a doctor on TV, Hunter -- named one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" in 1988 -- originally aspired to become a doctor and studied at Fordham University in New York City. During the three years she starred on "Days of Our Lives" she began dating castmate Michael Tylo. ...