Karla Mosley

Karla Mosley

(Episode #6493 – Present)


Karla Mosley portrays “Maya Avant Forrester”, the transgender lead model for Forrester Creations on The Bold and the Beautiful.


From 2008 – 2009 Mosely starred as “Christina Moore” on Guiding Light.  Her other television credits include Heart of Dixie, TLC-Discovery Kids’ Hi-5, Law & Order: CI, Gossip Girl and Nate the Great. Her film credits include Men in Black 3, Burn After Reading, and For Love of the Film. Having earned her B.F.A. in Drama from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Mosley’s theater credits are extensive. She is also a singer and songwriter whose music has been featured on The Bold and the Beautiful.


In partnership with her co-star, Lawrence Saint-Victor, and executive producer/head writer, Bradley P. Bell, Mosley co-created and co-wrote Room8, The Bold and the Beautiful’s first web series that coincides with the show’s storyline.  Room8 can be seen in its entirety on


Mosley received her first NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series for her work on The Bold and the Beautiful in 2014.


In her spare time, Mosley sits on the board of Covenant House, the largest privately funded agency in the Americas providing shelter and other services to homeless, runaway and throwaway youth. She is also a celebrity ambassador for the National Eating Disorders Association and is active in many other charities. Mosley is also a founding member and Philanthropic Chair of Ammunition Theater Company.


Mosley splits her time between Los Angeles and New York with her husband, Jeremiah Frei-Pearson. She celebrates her birthday on August 27th.


Follow her on Instagram at @karlamose and on Twitter at @karlamosley.