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Katherine LaNasa

LaNasa was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the daughter of Anne (née Hardin) and Dr. James J. LaNasa, Jr., a plastic surgeon. LaNasa began dancing at the age of 12, and at the age of 14, she was accepted to the North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. After an apprenticeship with Milwaukee Ballet, LaNasa danced with Salt Lake City's Ballet West and the Karole Armitage Ballet. LaNasa assisted John Carrafa with the choreography for the 1989 film Rooftops. She made her screen debut with a small role in the film Catchfire (1990) and in following years appeared in movies and television. LaNasa played the lead role of Bess Bernstein-Flynn Keats in the NBC comedy series Three Sisters (2001-2002), which was cancelled after two seasons. She was a star of the short-lived CBS series Love Monkey (2006), playing Karen Freed, and HBO's 12 Miles of Bad Road. LaNasa has appeared in guest roles on numerous television series, including CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Grey's Anatomy, ER, House M.D., Justice, Two and a Half Men, and Seinfeld. She portrayed recurring character Yvonne Dunbar on Judging Amy, Kim McPherson on The Guardian and Beverly Ford on Big Love. Her film credits include Kiss & Tell (1996), Schizopolis (1996), Alfie (2004), Valentine's Day (2010), Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012), The Campaign (2012) and The Frozen Ground (2012). LaNasa stars in the NBC drama series Deception, which premiered as a mid-season replacement during the 2012–13 television season, as Sophia Bowers. Spouse: Grant Show, (18 August 2012 - present) French Stewart, (19 May 1998 - December 2009) (divorced) Dennis Hopper, (17 June 1989 - April 1992) (divorced) 1 child.

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Dec 1, 1966 In New Orleans - Louisiana - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Seinfeld 1989-07-05
Latest Project:
Series Future Man 2017-11-14
Known For
Poster of The Campaign
Poster of Valentine's Day
Poster of Love Monkey
Poster of Alfie
Series Future Man Athena / Dr. Hogeveen 2017-11-14
Series Imposters Sally 2017-02-07
Movie Love Is All You Need? Vicki Curtis 2016-03-05
Movie The Squeeze Jessie 2015-04-17
Movie Buttwhistle Mrs. Confer 2014-04-25
Series Satisfaction Adriana 2014-07-17
Series Deception Sophia Bowers 2013-01-07
Movie The Frozen Ground Fran Hansen 2013-07-11
Movie Jayne Mansfield's Car Donna Baron 2013-07-25
Movie The Campaign Rose Brady 2012-08-09
Movie Valentine's Day Pamela Copeland 2010-02-10
Movie The Lucky Ones Janet 2008-09-26
Series Burn Notice Unknown 2007-06-28
Series Love Monkey 2006-01-17
Series Big Love Unknown 2006-03-12
Series Pepper Dennis Unknown 2006-04-04
Series Justice Unknown 2006-08-30
Series Grey's Anatomy Unknown 2005-03-27
Series Ghost Whisperer Unknown 2005-09-23
Series Boston Legal Unknown 2004-10-03
Movie Alfie Uta 2004-10-22
Series House Melissa 2004-11-16
Series Two and a Half Men Lydia 2003-09-22
Series Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Series Miss Match Unknown 2003-09-26
Series CSI: Miami Carla Marshall 2002-09-23
Series Three Sisters 2001-01-09
Series The Division Unknown 2001-01-07
Series The Guardian Unknown 2001-09-25
Series Judging Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Series The Practice Sheila 1997-03-04
Movie Kiss & Tell Georgia Montauk 1997-10-17
Series The Sentinel Monique Brackley 1996-03-20
Movie The Destiny of Marty Fine Amy 1996-03-16
Movie Schizopolis Diane (uncredited) 1996-05-18
Movie Shattered Mind 1996-05-27
Movie Kiss and Tell Georgia Montauk 1996-11-09
Series Sliders Dr. Olivia Lujan 1995-03-22
Series Almost Perfect Unknown 1995-09-17
Movie Jack Reed: A Search for Justice Tiffany 1994-04-25
Movie Flashfire Monica Ambrose 1994-09-15
Movie Honey, I Shrunk the Audience Reporter 1994-11-21
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Movie Catchfire Waitress 1990-04-03
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05