Callie Thorne

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Callie Thorne
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Thorne in 2008.
Born (1969-11-20) November 20, 1969 (age 44)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1996–present

Calliope "Callie" Thorne (born November 20, 1969) is an American actress known for her role as Dr. Dani Santino on the USA Network series Necessary Roughness. She is also known for past work such as her roles on Homicide: Life on the Street as Detective Laura Ballard, a role she held for two seasons, and the movie Homicide: The Movie. She is also known for playing Sheila Keefe on Rescue Me and Elena McNulty in The Wire.

Life and career[edit]

Thorne was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and is of Armenian and English descent.[1][2] She studied theater and dramatic literature at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts and at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York City.

In addition to Rescue Me, Thorne has made guest appearances on television series such as ER (2005–2006), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (Silver Lining, (2004), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2003–2004), The Wire (2002–2008), Prison Break (2006), Royal Pains (2009), White Collar (2009), Burn Notice (2009–2010), Californication (2011), and Elementary (2012) among others.

In 1996, Thorne co-starred in the romantic comedy Ed's Next Move. In 1997 and 1998, she appeared as Det. Laura Ballard on the television series Homicide: Life on the Street and its subsequent TV movie. She has also had many small roles in film and TV movies and starred in the 1998 film, Chocolate for Breakfast.

She is the lead in the USA Network series Necessary Roughness, which premiered on June 29, 2011. She has received a Golden Globe nomination for "Best Actress" for her role. The series remained on the air for three seasons. In 2012, she won Outstanding Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama Series at the Gracie Allen Awards for her role.[3]

Thorne has also done work on stage, such as in the off-Broadway play The Country Club (1999), with Cynthia Nixon in New York. Additionally, she appeared with Eric Bogosian and Sam Rockwell in The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (2005), directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1996 Ed's Next Move Lee
1997 The Language of Love Jill Short film
1997 Turbulence Laura
1998 Next Stop Wonderland Cricket
1998 Chocolate for Breakfast Nina
1999 Giving It Up Rex
2000 Wirey Spindell Tabitha
2000 Double Parked Rita Ronaldi
2000 Homicide: The Movie Laura Ballard TV film
2000 Whipped Liz
2001 More, Patience Mia TV film
2001 Sidewalks of New York Sue
2001 Revolution #9 Stephanie
2002 Hysterical Blindness Carolann TV film
2002 Washington Heights Raquel
2002 Analyze That Agent Cerrone
2002 Stella Shorts: Yoga Yoga Instructor Short film
2003 Titletown TV film
2003 This is Not a Film Callie
2005 Strangers with Candy Teacher
2005 The F Word Stephanie
2005 Robin's Big Date Kate
2005 David & Layla Abby
2006 Jimmy Blue Gina Short film
2006 Delirious Gabi
2007 Watching the Detectives Marcia
2009 Around the Block Paula Short film
2009 Welcome to Academia Valery
2010 Meet My Boyfriend!!! Lisa Short film
2010 Nice Guy Johnny Roseanne
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1997–1999 Homicide: Life on the Street Laura Ballard Main role; 44 episodes
2000 Strangers with Candy School Nurse "Bully" (season 3: episode 9)
2000 Ed Judy Kellman "Home Is Where the Ducks Are" (season 1: episode 6)
2001 The $treet Sabrina McKee "Past Performance" (season 1: episode 9)
2002 Third Watch Jimmy's Friend "Transformed" (season 3: episode 10)
2002–2008 The Wire Elena McNulty Recurring role; 12 episodes
2003, 2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Nikki Staines "Choice" (season 5: episode 7)
"Bound" (season 5: episode 23)
2004–2011 Rescue Me Sheila Keefe Main role; 93 episodes
2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Sheila Bradley "Silver Lining" (season 4: episode 8)
2005–2006 ER Jodie Kenyon "Two Ships" (season 12: episode 8)
"All About Christmas Eve" (season 12: episode 10)
"If Not Now" (season 12: episode 11)
"Quintessence of Dust" (season 12: episode 14)
"Darfur" (season 12: episode 15)
2006 Law & Order Attorney Stuart "Avatar" (season 17: episode 2)
2006–2008 Prison Break Pam Mahone Recurring role; 8 episodes
2007 Wainy Days Mary "Cyrano d'Bluetooth" (season 1: episode 4)
2009 Royal Pains Allison Moore "TB or Not TB" (season 1: episode 4)
2009, 2010 Burn Notice Natalie Rice "Friends Like These" (season 3: episode 8)
"Hot Property" (season 4: episode 14)
2009 White Collar Maria Fiametta "Book of Hours" (season 1: episode 3)
2011 Californication Sasha Bingham's Mom "Lights, Camera, Asshole" (season 4: episode 8)
2011–2013 Necessary Roughness Dr. Danielle "Dani" Santino Lead role
2012 Elementary Terry D'Amico "One Way to Get Off" (season 1: episode 7)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "News Archives: The Buffalo News". Nl.newsbank.com. 1998-01-30. Retrieved 2012-07-22. 
  2. ^ "Yerevan | Your Trusted Source for Armenian News". Yerevanmagazine.com. Retrieved 2012-07-22. 
  3. ^ "2012 Gracie Awards". thegracies.org. Retrieved 2012-10-28. 

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