Karla Mosley made headlines for her character “Maya Avant Forrester,” a transgender model working for “Forrester Creations”, on CBS’s Emmy Award winning daytime drama series The Bold and The Beautiful. A 2014 NAACP Image Award Nominee, Mosley proudly portrays a woman who has come out to her family and the world as a transgender woman, is now married and has adopted a child - a historical first for any CBS program. She has accepted 3 GLAAD Awards on behalf of the show for the story.
Mosley previously portrayed the elite “Belles” member “Elodie Baxter” on the CW’s critically acclaimed series “Hart of Dixie” and the sweet natured, pre-med student “Christina Moore Boudreau” on the Emmy Award winning soap, Guiding Light. She recurred on CBS’ “Angel from Hell,” appeared in the 2008 Coen Brothers comedy, Burn After Reading, and traveled to Australia to record the three time Emmy Nominated TLC children’s series “Hi-5.” She is also the co-creator and star of the web series “Room 8” for CBS.com.
Mosley is the Philanthropic Director of Ammunition Theatre Company, a member of IAMA Theatre Company, former board member of Covenant House, Ambassador for the National Eating Disorders Association and co-founder of 1:1 Productions which champions women of color in front of and behind the camera.