Maxine Bahns

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Maxine Bahns
Born Maxine Lee Bahns
(1971-02-28) February 28, 1971 (age 43)
Stowe, Vermont, U.S.
Years active 1990s–present
Spouse(s) Peter Crone (2003–2006, divorced)
Patrick Watson (2007–present)
Partner(s) Edward Burns (1989–1996)
Children 1
Website
http://www.maxinebahns.net/

Maxine Lee Bahns (born February 28, 1971) is an American actress, triathlete and model. She is best known for her role as Star in the 2000 film Cutaway.

Early life[edit]

Bahns was born in Stowe, Vermont,[citation needed] but moved to Long Island, New York. Her father is German-American and her mother is a Hong Konger of mixed Chinese and Brazilian descent. She has one sister, Brandy de St Phalle. At age 16, Bahns traveled to Barcelona, Valencia, Paris, and Rome. After returning to New York, she attended the New York University where she majored in Latin and Greek language and literature and studied for her Ph.D. in Classics.

Career[edit]

Bahns attended acting classes at the Beverly Hills Playhouse taught by Milton Katselas and also studied with Ivana Chubbuck. Her big break came when her boyfriend at the time, actor Edward Burns, asked her to star in his low-budget film The Brothers McMullen. She is currently appearing as Simon Baker's wife on CBS'sThe Mentalist.[1]

Bahns has also been involved in modelling working for the Elite Model Management. During her time as a model, she has appeared on numerous magazines including FHM, Sports Illustrated for Women, Self, Glamour, and Maxim.

Personal life[edit]

In 2001, upon moving to Los Angeles, Maxine became involved in triathlons, and during the year she had completed the Ironman Triathlon. Bahns has also competed in a number of triathlons such as Wildflower ½ Ironman and the Keauhou ½ Ironman. She has appeared on the covers of Runner's World, Triathlete Magazine, and FIT! Magazine.

From October 5, 2003 to November 2006, Bahns was married to Peter Crone, who appeared as Nikos in Music Within. On October 13, 2007, Bahns married Patrick Watson; the couple now reside in Los Angeles.

On March 8, 2009, Bahns gave birth to daughter Madison Rose Watson in Santa Monica, California. She weighed six pounds and two ounces (2.8 kg).[1]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Charlie Valentine Jenny
Driving Me Crazy Kelly Petterson
2008 Stellina Blue Kathy
The Mentalist Angela Ruskin Jane TV series, 1 episode (, "Redwood")
Conjurer Helen Burnett
The Tribe or The Lost Tribe Maya Carrillo
2007 Justice Gail Rose TV series, 1 episode ("False Confession")
Steam Susan
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Lena TV series, 2 episodes ("Breaking News", "4 A.M. Miracle")
2006 Naked Run Jill
Paradise Lost Rebecca
2005 Scarred Heather Hansen
CSI: NY Anna, the Elementary School Representative TV series, 1 episode ("Dancing with the Fishes")
2001 The Elite Lena
2000 Cutaway Star Television
Vice Savannah Logan
Dangerous Curves Stella Crosby
Spin Cycle Vicky Taylor
1998 Chick Flick
1997 Perversions of Science Betty Sorensen TV series, 1 episode ("The People's Choice")
1996 She's the One Hope
1995 The Brothers McMullen Audrey

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wihlborg, Ulrica. "The Mentalist's Maxine Bahns Welcomes a Girl". People Magazine. Retrieved 2009-03-09. 

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