Bowden at The Heart Truth's 2011 Red Dress Collection.
September 19, 1988 |
Wyckoff, New Jersey, U.S.
|Other names||Katie Bowden|
|Spouse(s)||Ben Jorgensen (m. 2013)|
Katrina Bowden (born September 19, 1988) is an American actress best known for playing Cerie on the NBC sitcom 30 Rock (2006–2013). She also appeared in films such as Sex Drive, Piranha 3DD, and Scary Movie 5.
Bowden was raised in Wyckoff, New Jersey. She attended the now-defunct Saint Thomas More School in Midland Park, New Jersey, for her grammar and middle school education. She later attended Immaculate Heart Academy in Washington Township, New Jersey.
In 2006, Bowden scored her first acting role in a two-episode arc on the ABC long-time running daytime soap opera television series One Life to Live as Britney. She has since guest starred on shows such as Law & Order: SVU and Ugly Betty. Bowden's breakthrough role came when she was cast as a recurring character on the Emmy Award winning Comedy television series 30 Rock, which premiered on October 11, 2006 on NBC. She portrayed the sexy but incompetent assistant Cerie. She signed on as a regular for the show's second season in 2007. The show's final episode aired in January 2013, in total consisting of 7 seasons. She appears in the music videos "Dance, Dance" by American rock band Fall Out Boy, as well as "After Hours" by Brooklyn band We Are Scientists.
In 2008, Bowden made her film debut in the Summit Entertainment raunchy comedy Sex Drive, released to theaters on October 17, 2008. The following year, Bowden starred in two low-budget straight-to-DVD projects The Shortcut and Ratko: The Dictator's Son. In 2010 Bowden starred in the widely acclaimed horror-comedy film Tucker & Dale vs Evil as Allison. The film was released in a limited release and grossed over $4,749,516 and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. The film holds a 'fresh' rating of 85% on Rotten Tomatoes.
In April 2011, Bowden was voted as Esquire Magazine's Sexiest Woman Alive. She was also the face of the Jordache television campaign that made its premiere in September 2011. In April 2011, Universal Pictures announced that Bowden was cast as the role of Mia, an "L.A. party girl type", and girlfriend to Chris Klein's character, in the fourth installment of the American Pie film trilogy, American Reunion. The film was released on April 5, 2012 to mixed reviews but financial success. Also in 2012, Bowden appeared in the horror films Piranha 3DD, which was panned by critics, and Hold Your Breath, which received a limited theatrical release before being released to DVD.
On January 28, 2012, Bowden got engaged to her boyfriend of two years, musician Ben Jorgensen from the band Armor for Sleep. They were wed May 19, 2013 in the Brooklyn Botanical Garden in New York.
|2008||Sex Drive||Ms. Tasty|
|2009||Ratko: The Dictator's Son||Holly||Direct-to-video|
|2010||Tucker & Dale vs Evil||Allison|
|Piranha 3DD||Shelby||In select theaters and video-on-demand|
|Hold Your Breath||Jerry||Direct-to-video|
|2013||Movie 43||Girl on Blind Date|
|Scary Movie 5||Natalie|
|Nurse 3D||Danni||In select theaters and video-on-demand|
|A True Story||Deanna||Direct-to-video|
|2014||Hard Sell||Bo||In select theaters and video-on-demand|
|TBA||The Last Film Festival||Young Starlet||Completed|
|2006||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Danna Simpson||Episode: "Gone"|
|One Life to Live||Britney Jennings||2 episodes|
|2007||Reckless Behavior: Caught on Tape||Bronson Girl||TV movie|
|Psych||Coed||Episode: "Scary Sherry: Bianca's Toast"|
|2010||Ugly Betty||Heather||Episode: "Smokin' Hot"|
|Nick Swardson's Pretend Time||Hilary||Episode: "I Just Got Voodoo'd"|
|2011||CollegeHumor Originals||Julie||Episode: "I'm Such a Nerd"|
|2012||New Girl||Holly||Episode: "Secrets"|
|2006–13||30 Rock||Cerie||Main role|
|2015||I Killed My BFF||Shane Riley||TV movie|
|2015||Public Morals||Fortune||Main role|
|2005||Dance, Dance||Song by Fall Out Boy|
|2006||Good Day||Song by Jewel|
|2008||After Hours||Song by We Are Scientists|
|2013||Miss Jackson||Witch||Song by Panic! at the Disco|
- Bowden, Katrina (2012-05-11). "About Katrina Bowden". collider. mygossipcenter.com. Retrieved 2012-05-27.
- Dan Heching. "30 Rock to Finish on an Abbreviated Note: Seventh and Final Season Confirmed (UPDATE)". Wetpaint.
- 2 hrs ago (2011-04-12). "Surprise celeb nabs Sexiest Woman Alive title | - Yahoo! Lifestyle UK". Uk.lifestyle.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2011-10-31.
- Kroll, Justin (2011-05-25). "Bowden completes 'American Reunion' cast". Variety. Reed Business Information. Retrieved 2011-05-26.
- "Piranha 3DD". rottentomatoes.com. 1 June 2012.
- Chen, Joyce (2012-01-30). "Katrina Bowden gets engaged to rocker Ben Jorgensen the night before the SAG Awards 2012". NY Daily News. Retrieved 2012-01-30.
- "Public Morals (TNT)". The Futon Critic. Retrieved 2015-06-14.
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