Brooke D'Orsay

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Brooke D'Orsay
Born
Brooke D'Orsay

(1982-02-17) February 17, 1982 (age 36)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
NationalityCanadian
OccupationActress
Years active2001–present

Brooke D'Orsay (born February 17, 1982) is a Canadian actress, best known for voicing the character of Caitlin Cooke on the Canadian animated-series, 6teen (2004–2010) and Brooke Mayo on King's Ransom.

For US-American audiences, she is better known as Paige Collins on Royal Pains and as Kate in Two and a Half Men. She played Deb Dobkins, the dead alter ego of main character Jane Bingum on the Lifetime original series Drop Dead Diva and was in the Nickelodeon movie The Boy Who Cried Werewolf as Paulina Von Eckberg.

Early life[edit]

Brooke D'Orsay was born on February 17, 1982 in Toronto, Ontario.[1] The D'Orsay family name is of Huguenot origin.[2]

Career[edit]

Her first major acting job was in 2001, in the movie Why Can't I Be a Movie Star? as Jennifer Kruz.[1] D'Orsay followed with several roles in television: Ellen in Doc, Justine in Soul Food and Felicity Fury in 4 episodes of Ace Lightning.

D'Orsay voiced Caitlin Cooke on Canadian Animated Series 6teen. She appeared on The Big Bang Theory as Christy and How I Met Your Mother as Margaret. D'Orsay was the "Nestea Girl" in the long running Nestea Plunge commercial. She had a regular role on Gary Unmarried as Sasha, the head boss of the sports radio network.

D'Orsay played Deb Dobkins, the dead model, in the Lifetime series Drop Dead Diva[1] and was a cast member on the USA Network show Royal Pains as Paige Collins, wife of HankMed CFO Evan R. Lawson.[3] She also starred in the Nickelodeon movie The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (2010) as Paulina Von Eckberg and played Kate, Walden Schmidt's girlfriend, a recurring role on Two and a Half Men in 2012–2014.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Why Can't I Be a Movie Star? Jennifer Kruz
2002 Truths of Insanity Girl Short film
19 Months Sandy
Fortune's Sweet Kiss Cassandra
2003 Home Security Lisa Short film
The Republic of Love Mother #3
2004 The Skulls III Veronica Bell Video
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle Clarissa
2005 King's Ransom Brooke Mayo
2006 Room 10 Jessica Short film
It's a Boy Girl Thing Breanna

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Doc Ellen Episode: "All in the Family"
Soul Food Justine Episode: "Lovers and Other Strangers"
Everybody's Doing It Caroline Television film (MTV)
2003 My Life as a Movie Brenda Dellacasa Television film
Beautiful Girl Eve Kindley Television film (ABC)
Wild Card Heather Robbins Episode: "Bullet Proof"
2004 Then Comes Marriage Jenna Television film (WB)
Ace Lightning Felicity Fury Recurring role (4 episodes)
Medical Investigation Melissa Getemer Episode: "Team"
2004–10 6teen Caitlin Cooke (voice) Main role (99 episodes)
2005 Life on a Stick Nancy Episode: "Breaking Away"
Braceface Claire (voice) Episodes: "Clean Slate", "All About Sharon"
Corner Gas Carol Episode: "The Littlest Yarbo"
2006–08 Happy Hour Heather Hanson Main role (14 episodes)
2007 Wildlife Television film (NBC)
Two and a Half Men Robin Episode: "Young People Have Phlegm Too"
The Big Bang Theory Christy Episode: "The Dumpling Paradox"
2008 Five Year Plan Darcie Television film (NBC)
2009 Single White Millionaire Angela Becker Television film (CBS)
Psych April MacArthur Episode: "Six Feet Under the Sea"
How I Met Your Mother Margaret Episode: "The Stinsons"
2009–10 Gary Unmarried Sasha Regular role (17 episodes)
2009–11 Drop Dead Diva Deb Dobkins Recurring role (9 episodes)
2010 The Boy Who Cried Werewolf Paulina Television film (Nickelodeon)
2010–16 Royal Pains Paige Collins Main role (56 episodes)
2011 Smothered Gillian Television film (ABC)
2012 How to Fall in Love Annie Hayes Television film (Hallmark)
2012–14 Two and a Half Men Kate Recurring role (7 episodes)
2014 June in January June Fraser Television film (Hallmark)
2017 Miss Christmas Holly Khun Television film (Hallmark)
9JKL Natalie Episode: "Lovers Getaway"
2018 Christmas In Love Ellie Hartman Television Movie (Hallmark)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Brooke D'Orsay Biography". BuddyTV. Archived from the original on 2013-02-18. Retrieved 2013-06-07.
  2. ^ Eddie Roche (August 2, 2012). "Look, Brooke". Fashion Week Daily. Archived from the original on December 30, 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-28.
  3. ^ Kate Stanhope (April 4, 2012). "Exclusive Video: Royal Pains Promotes Campbell Scott, Brooke D'Orsay for Season 4". TV Guide. Retrieved 2013-06-07.

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