Courtney Ford

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Courtney Ford
Courtney Ford.jpg
Courtney Ford in 2006
Born (1978-06-27) June 27, 1978 (age 41)
Years active1998–present
Brandon Routh (m. 2007)

Courtney Ford (born June 27, 1978) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles on television, such as playing Christine Hill on Dexter (2009), Portia Bellefleur on True Blood (2011), Lily on Parenthood (2012), Tonia Pyne on Murder in the First (2014), Kate Taylor on Revenge (2014), Kelly Kline on Supernatural (2016–2018) and Nora Darhk on Legends of Tomorrow (2017–present). She also played the lead role in the Lifetime television film Kept Woman (2015).


Ford described her career as stagnant for the ten years preceding 2008, in which she considered ceasing work as an actress. However, during what she considered to be her last audition, Ford was cast to play reporter Christine Hill on Showtime's television series Dexter.[1]

She has been cast on the hit HBO series True Blood as Portia Bellefleur, Andy Bellefleur's sister. She was a recurring cast member in the fourth season.[2]

In the game series Gears of War, she voices Maria Santiago, the lost wife of the character "Dom".

In Fallout 4 (2015), Ford voices Piper Wright, a potential companion and the Editor-in-Chief of Diamond City's newspaper, Publick Occurrences.

She also appeared in the ninth episode of season four of How I Met Your Mother titled "The Naked Man" and The Big Bang Theory season five episode "The Good Guy Fluctuation".

Personal life[edit]

Ford was born in Huntington Beach, California.[3] She is married to actor Brandon Routh. The couple were engaged on August 23, 2006, after three years of dating, and married November 24, 2007, at El Capitan Ranch in Santa Barbara.[4] Their first child, a son, Leo James Routh, was born on August 10, 2012.[5] The maternal side of her family is of Hispanic heritage with roots in the state of New Mexico.



Year Title Role Notes
1998 BASEketball Scoreboard Girl Uncredited[citation needed]
2004 Outside Devi Short film
2006 Denial Woman
2008 Alien Raiders Sterling
Fling Sam
2011 The Good Doctor Stephanie
Sironia Amanda
2014 Missing William Abigail Leeds
2015 “Kept Woman”
2015 Meet My Valentine Valentine
2017 Back To Love Erica
2018 The Front Runner Lynn Armandt


Year Title Role Notes
2000 Profiler Woman Episode: "Besieged"; uncredited[citation needed]
2001 Moesha Rita Episode: "Saving Private Rita"
2003 Threat Matrix Staci Episode: "Cold Cash"
2006 Just for Kicks N/A Episode: "Alexa in Charge"
2006 Ugly Betty M.W. Episode: "Fake Plastic Snow"
2008 Monk Emily Carter Episode: "Mr. Monk Gets Hypnotized"
How I Met Your Mother Vicky Episode: "The Naked Man"
Criminal Minds Austin Episode: "52 Pickup"
2009 Cold Case Tory Roberts Episode: "Breaking News"
Dexter Christine Hill Recurring role, 11 episodes
2010 Human Target Laura Episode: "Rewind"
Grey's Anatomy Jill Meyer Episode: "Perfect Little Accident"
NCIS Petty Officer, 2nd class Kaylen Burrows Episode: "Patriot Down"
The Vampire Diaries Vanessa Monroe Episode: "Bad Moon Rising"
2011 True Blood Portia Bellefleur 5 episodes
Drop Dead Diva Gwen Walsh Episode: "Bride-a-Palooza"
CSI: NY Nicole Moore Episode: "Cavallino Rampante"
NTSF:SD:SUV:: European Woman Episode: "I Left My Heart in Someone's Cooler"
The Big Bang Theory Alice Episode: "The Good Guy Fluctuation"
Hawaii Five-0 Suzy Green Episode: "Ike Maka"
2012 Parenthood Lily 6 episodes
2014 Murder In The First Tonia Pyne 4 episodes
Revenge Kate Taylor 3 episodes
2015 Kept Woman Jessica Crowder Television film
2016 Castle Courtney Episode: "G.D.S."
2016–18 Supernatural Kelly Kline 7 episodes
2017 August Creek Erica Television film
2017–2020 Legends of Tomorrow Nora Darhk Recurring (season 3); Main (seasons 4-5)

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Gears of War 2 Maria Voice role[6]
2015 Fallout 4 Piper Wright


  1. ^ Werts, Diane (September 30, 2009). "Ford almost leaves biz before 'Dexter'". Variety.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from cbcbcbcbcbBold textcn mcxkvhfuvgihojdhjvgjncbhkgydikhbmvkgyhbcvjsbs''''.com/2010/11/former-dexter-star-courtney-ford-joins-true-blood-for-season-four/ the original Check |url= value (help) on 2010-11-15. Retrieved 2010-11-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Courtney Ford". Retrieved 2016-12-23.
  4. ^ Tan, M (November 25, 2007). "Superman Returns Star Brandon Routh Gets Married". People.
  5. ^ "Brandon Routh and Courtney Ford Expecting First Child". People. March 14, 2012.
  6. ^ "Fallout 4 End Credits [screen capture]" – via Imgur.

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