Bonnie Somerville | Biography
Bonnie Somerville started her show business career from supporting roles and now has successfully placed herself among one of the most searched mainstream actress. Soulful blue eyed, blonde American actress Bonnie took birth 24th February 1974 in New York City, New York. She was raised by a single parent, her mother. She began honing her acting skills at a very tender age by taking part in high school play and productions at Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn. Upon completion of her high school education, she attended Boston College, from where she majored in a Musical Theater. After completing her college education, she fled back to home to pursue acting professionally. She as well took acting lessons through the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute.
Moving into the personal life of this beautiful star, Bonnie Somerville is still unmarried. Though her current dating status is not clear, she has had short lived relationships with Zach Braff and Dave Salmoni. She had dated both of them for a year. Genetically blessed with beautiful features, Bonnie Somerville is very confident about her beauty and has not under gone through any kind of plastic surgery procedures till date.
A fresh-faced, tall actress and singer, Somerville’s acting career began after she landed a guest spot in an episode of “Two Guys and a Girl” as Cindy in 1998. The following year, she appeared as Mary in Beverly Hills, 90210 for an episode and the same year she managed to score a role of Lyne Danner in a TV film “Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story”. The year 2000 gave her a big platform to her acting career as she landed a supporting role in two big movies: “Crime and Punishment in Suburbia” and “Bedazzled” as well as nabbed a lead role in TV series “Grosse Pointe” as exceptionally conscientious new actress, Courtney Scott. Though the series could not create much fire among audiences, she still had handful of acting work in television film. In 2001, she appeared in television movie “Count me In”, “Tikiville” and “This Could Work”. She grabbed a recurring role in “Friends”. She appeared in a lead role in an American situation comedy “In-Laws”. Her fate turned in a year 2003 with multi-episodes on the hit Fox Prime-time “The O.C.”, she played an ex-associate of Peter Gallagher, Rachel Hoffman. Following a supporting turn in comedy flick “Without a Paddle” in 2004, she nabbed a recurring role on the popular cop drama “NYPD Blue” as Det. Laura Murphy. Not long after, she signed for next recurring television role, playing the restaurant manager, Mimi in a short-lived series “Kitchen Confidential”. She then appeared as Laura Wiles in an episode of “Jack in Progress”. She starred as Sam in a television film “The Danny Comden Project”, as Sam Boyd in “Jump” and as Maggie Welling in “Wedding Wars”. In 2008, she found another major acting job when she joined the cast of “Cashmere Mafia” as a cosmetic company’s senior VP, Caitlin Dowd. She as well managed to appear in an independent movie “Shade of Ray”. She played Noel Wilson in the movie. The following year, she signed two more television movies, “Off Duty” and “Labor Pains” and appeared in an episode of “Gary Unmarried” as Leah. Back on the big screen, she was seen playing Elizabeth in “The Ugly Truth” and Fiona in “Nobody”. The next year, she only did a cameo in “Royal Pains” on the small screen, but on the big screen she managed to appear in movies: “The Best and the Brightest” and “Chasing Zero”. She as well appeared in a video as Kate Huckle in “The Search for Santa Paws”. Her other movie credits includes “Holiday Engagement”, “Seven Below”, “Fire with Fire” and “The Prince”. Her next venture “Pearly Gates” is due to release in 2015. Back on the small screen, she nabbed a lead role as Det. Deb McKenzie in “Golden Boy”. More recently she was seen playing Laura Miller in television film “Mom’s Day Away”.
While not busy with her acting schedule, she enjoys flaunting her singing skills in local clubs. This delicate actress has a great inclination towards sports, she loves playing volleyball as well as skiing. This singer and actress can be followed via her facebook and twitter. Wiki as well provide close glimpse on her personal and professional life.