Bonita Friedericy

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Bonita Friedericy
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Friedericy in 2010.
Born (1961-10-10) October 10, 1961 (age 53)
Charlottesville, Virginia, US
Occupation Actress

Bonita Friedericy (born October 10, 1961) is an American actress, best known for her role as Diane Beckman in the NBC series Chuck. Her husband is actor John Billingsley.

Life and career[edit]

Friedericy was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, and worked as a teacher for nearly 13 years to help supplement her acting income.[1] In 1990s, she began her career on stage, and won Ovation Award for her role in the Los Angeles production of Our Country's Good.[1] She later guest-starred in the number of television shows, such as Malcolm in the Middle, Veronica Mars, Star Trek: Enterprise, Criminal Minds, Bones, Dharma & Greg, Parks and Recreation, The Nine, The West Wing, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Castle, Monk. In film, Friedericy appeared in Christmas with the Kranks, Alien Raiders Paranormal Activity 3, and The Lords of Salem.

From 2007 to 2012, Friedericy starred in the NBC comedy series Chuck as NSA General Diane Beckman for the show's entire five-season run. She had recurring role in first three seasons, and was promoted to series regular in the fourth season.[1] On November, 2013, she was cast as series regular in the Lifetime comedy-drama Un-Real opposite Shiri Appleby, in the role of psychologist.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Bonita Friedericy Biography". Retrieved 2014-01-12. 
  2. ^ "'Chuck' Alum Boards Lifetime's 'Unreal' (Exclusive)". 2013-11-18. Retrieved 2014-01-12. 

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