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Coppola in 2008
|Education||Kent School |
New York University
|Spouse(s)||Anthony Michael Jones|
|Relatives||Denise Di Novi (cousin)|
Alicia Coppola (born April 12, 1968) is an American actress. She became known for playing Lorna Devon in the soap opera Another World from 1991 to 1993. Afterwards, she made guest star appearances in various television series and appeared in films, notably National Treasure: Book of Secrets.
Born in Huntington, New York, Coppola graduated from the Kent School in Kent, Connecticut in 1986 and earned a bachelor's degree from New York University in 1990. She is not part of the Coppola family tree.
She is the sister of film producer Matthew Coppola and cousin of film producer Denise Di Novi.
Coppola began her career as a hostess on the MTV game show Remote Control. In 1991, she joined the cast of the soap opera Another World playing the vixen Lorna Devon, the long-lost daughter of popular character Felicia Gallant. She played the role until 1994.
Her better-known TV jobs include a recurring role on Trinity (1998–99), a starring role on the American remake of the British comedy Cold Feet (1999), and top billing on the TNT drama Bull (2000). She played Leesa in a 1999 episode of Sports Night, appeared briefly as Lt. Stadi in the pilot episode of Star Trek: Voyager, played a cannibalistic murderer on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, a widow who marries her late husband's killer on Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and appeared several times as JAG lawyer Lieutenant Commander Faith Coleman on JAG and NCIS (she also appeared in an episode of NCIS: Los Angeles, but as a different character). In 2003, she starred alongside Gary Oldman and Ving Rhames in the film Sin, and played a Hollywood rehab stereotype by the name of Toni Stark on Dawson's Creek. She played a power company public relations representative in a 2004 episode of Monk. Coppola also took on the unusual role of a female serial killer agreeing to help catch her copycat in the 2005 episode of Crossing Jordan titled "Road Kill". She had a recurring role on NBC's American Dreams playing the role of Nancy. She appeared on Two and a Half Men as Dr. Michelle Talmadge, in the episode "Woo-Hoo, a Hernia Exam!" (2005).
Coppola also had a role as a Muslim intelligence analyst working for the Los Angeles branch of the Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU), in a single episode of 24, named Azara ("1–2 am" during Day 4). All four of her scenes were cut from the broadcast episode, but are restored as extras on the Day 4 DVD. In them, she discovers a lead in the investigation which is originally dismissed by fellow analyst Edgar Stiles, who suspects her because of her religion. Edgar later apologizes to her when her lead turns out to be important.
Starting in the fall of 2006, she appeared in the recurring role of IRS Agent Mimi Clark in the post-apocalyptic drama Jericho. She became a series regular in February 2007. She was an FBI agent in National Treasure: Book of Secrets, also directed by Jericho executive producer Jon Turteltaub.
Coppola appeared on the season 2 episode "Little Angels" of CBS' NCIS: Los Angeles, playing FBI agent Amy Rand, an expert on kidnapping cases. She has also appeared on The Nine Lives of Chloe King as Valentina, the leader of the Mai. She appeared on Monk in "Mr. Monk and the Blackout" as the power plant public relations spokesperson and as Monk's date. She appeared in the MTV series Teen Wolf as the powerful Alpha werewolf Talia Hale. In 2014, she appeared on Sons of Anarchy as Mildred Treal in the episode "Faith and Despondency". Coppola returned to daytime soap operas for the first time in twenty years when she took a recurring role on CBS's The Young and the Restless in spring 2016. Coppola appeared as Dr. Tammy Brunner in a 2017 episode of Designated Survivor.
Coppola is married to actor, writer, and producer Anthony Michael Jones, known to fans of TV's General Hospital as Father Coates, a recurring occasional role which he played in 11 episodes from 2002 through 2010. They have three daughters together.
|1999||Velocity Trap||Beth Sheffield, FED 397 Navigator|
|2002||Fresh Cut Grass||Macy Burns|
|2003||Welcome to the Neighborhood||Helen|
|2007||National Treasure: Book of Secrets||FBI Agent Spellman|
|2015||We Are Your Friends||Mrs. Romero|
|2017||A Cowgirl's Story||Lieutenant Helen Rhodes||Direct-to-video film|
|1988||Saturday Night Live||Dukakis' Party Guest||Episode: "Matthew Modine/Edie Brickell & New Bohemians"; uncredited|
|1991||Against the Law||Kathleen||Episode: "Evil Conduct"|
|1991–1993||Another World||Lorna Devon||Regular role|
|1992||The Keys||Terry||Television film|
|1994||NYPD Blue||Paula Anderson||Episode: "Simone Says"|
|1995||Star Trek Voyager||Lieutenant Stadi||Episode: "Caretaker"|
|1995||New York Undercover||Detective Carson||Episode: "The Smoking Section"|
|1995||The Great Defender||Camille||Episode: "Camille"|
|1995||Touched By an Angel||Ava||Episode: "Unidentified Female"|
|1996||The Lazarus Man||Libby Custer||Episode: "The Boy General"|
|1996||For the Future: The Irvine Fertility Scandal||Nurse Beth||Television film|
|1996||The Burning Zone||Dana Tierney||Episode: "Faces in the Night"|
|1997||Chicago Hope||Alice Bishop||Episode: "Verdicts"|
|1997||The Sentinel||Samantha||Episodes: "Light My Fire", "Disappearing Act"|
|1998||Pensacola: Wings of Gold||Donna Francis||Episode: "Company Town"|
|1998||The Perfect Getaway||Alex Vaughn||Television film|
|1998||Profiler||Deputy Anita Pessoa||Episode: "Every Five Minutes"|
|1998–1999||Trinity||Det. Patricia Damiana||Recurring role (season 1)|
|1999||Sports Night||Lessa||Episode: "Small Town"|
|1999||Any Day Now||Unknown||Episode: "You Promise? I Promise"|
|1999||Cold Feet||Karen Chandler||Main role (season 1)|
|2000||Blood Money||Gloria Restrelli||Television film|
|2000–2001||Bull||Marissa Rufo||Main role (season 1)|
|2001||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Dr. Susan Hillridge||Episode: "Justice Is Served"|
|2002||Ally McBeal||Holly Richardson||Episode: "Love Is All Around Part 1 & Part 2"|
|2002||Framed||Lucy Santini||Television film|
|2003||Dawson Creek||Toni Stark||Episode: "Clean and Sober"|
|2003||The Dead Zone||Anita/Nicholas||Episode: "Misbegotten"|
|2003||JAG||Lt. Cmdr. Faith Coleman||Episodes: "Ice Queen", "Meltdown"|
|2003||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Isobel Carnicki||Episode: "But Not Forgotten"|
|2003||The Lyon’s Den||Riley||Episode: "Trick or Treat"|
|2003||Judging Amy||D.A. Danielle Casey||Episode: "Kilt Trip"|
|2003||Miracles||Georgia Wilson||Episode: "The Letter"|
|2003||Crossing Jordan||Det. Meredith "Merry" Stackhouse||Episode: "Sunset Division"|
|2003–2004||American Dreams||Nancy||Recurring role (season 2)|
|2004||The Division||Liz||Episode: "Be Careful What You Wish For"|
|2004||Monk||Michelle Rivas||Episode: "Mr. Monk and the Blackout"|
|2004||Jack & Bobby||Abigail Marks||Episode: "Valentino"|
|2004||Huff||Laura Linden||Episode: "Cold Day in Shanghai"|
|2004–2005||NCIS||Lt. Cmdr. Faith Coleman||Episodes: "UnSEALeD", "Call of Silence", "Hometown Hero"|
|2005||Las Vegas||Monica Wells||Episode: "The Lie Is Cast"|
|2005||Jake in Progress||Alison||Episode: "Stand by Your Man"|
|2005||Blind Justice||Debbie Diament||Episode: "Doggone"|
|2005||Crossing Jordan||Ryan Kessler||Episode: "Road Kill"|
|2005||Bones||Joy Deaver||Episode: "The Girl in the Fridge"|
|2005||Two and a Half Men||Dr. Michelle Talmadge||Episode: "Woo-Hoo, a Hernia-Exam!"|
|2006–2008||Jericho||Mimi Clark||Recurring role (season 1); main role (season 2)|
|2008||Black Widow||Melanie Dempsey||Television film|
|2009||Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2||She-Hulk||Video game; voice role|
|2009||Drop Dead Diva||Dr. Dumont||Episode: "Grayson’s Anatomy"|
|2009||Lie To Me||Sheila Redatti||Episode: "Lack of Candor"|
|2010, 2015–2016, 2018||NCIS: Los Angeles||FBI Agent Lisa Rand||4 episodes|
|2011||Castle||Amber Patinelli||Episode: "The Final Nail"|
|2011||Detroit 1-8-7||Linda Garrety||Episode: "Motor City Blues"|
|2011||The Nine Lives of Chloe King||Velentina||Mini Series|
|2011||Suits||Alexandra Leeds||Episode: "Rules of the Game"|
|2011||Revenge||Melissa Andetson||Episode: "Charade"|
|2012||Common Law||Jonelle||Recurring role (season 1)|
|2013||Two and a Half Men||TC Randall||Episode: "Throgwarten Middle School Mysteries"|
|2013||Teen Wolf||Talia Hale||Episode: "Visionary"|
|2014||Criminal Minds||Lisa Randall||Episode: "The Itch"|
|2014||Sons of Anarchy||Mildred Treal||Episode: "Faith and Despondency"|
|2015||Code Black||Karen Irving||Episode: "The Son Rises"|
|2016||Those Who Can't||Coach Manhallana||Episode: "What's Eating Uncle Jake?"|
|2016||The Young and the Restless||Dr. Meredith Gates||Recurring role|
|2016||MacGyver||Ambassador Roberts||Episode: "Chisel"|
|2016–2018||Shameless||Sue||Recurring role (seasons 7–8)|
|2017||Major Crimes||Joanne Harris||Episode: "Intersection"|
|2017||Designated Survivor||Dr. Tammy Bruner||Episode: "Outbreak"|
|2019||The Rookie||Detective Murphy||Episode: "Greenlight"|
|2019||Empire||Megan Conway||Recurring role (season 5)|
|2019||Blood & Treasure||Dr. Ana Castillo||Main role|
|2019||Why Women Kill||Sheila||Recurring role|
|TBA||Stay||Alison Hess||Television film|
- Adam Bryant (August 24, 2010). "Jericho Alum Headed to NCIS: Los Angeles". TV Guide. Archived from the original on August 25, 2010. Retrieved May 13, 2016.
- Matt Webb Mitovich (March 23, 2016). "Another World Alum Alicia Coppola Joins The Young and the Restless". TVLine. Retrieved May 13, 2016.
- "Coppola, Jones and their three daughters attend a pre-Father's Day Mini Golf Open celebrating the summer launch of the Britax Baby Carrier hosted by Britax and Baby Buggy at Castle Park on June 11, 2011 in Sherman Oaks, California". Zimbio. June 10, 2011. Retrieved March 19, 2012.