Katrina Bowden

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Katrina Bowden
Katrina Bowden 2011.jpg
Bowden in 2011
Born (1988-09-19) September 19, 1988 (age 32)
Other namesKatie Bowden
OccupationActress
Years active2005–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2013)

Katrina Bowden (born September 19, 1988[1][2]) is an American actress. She is known for playing Cerie on the NBC sitcom 30 Rock (2006–2013). She has also appeared in the films Tucker & Dale vs. Evil, Sex Drive, Piranha 3DD, and Scary Movie 5, and has starred as Flo Fulton on the CBS daytime soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful since 2019.

Early life[edit]

Bowden was raised in Wyckoff, New Jersey.[3] She attended the now-defunct Saint Thomas More School in Midland Park, New Jersey. She later attended Immaculate Heart Academy in Washington Township, New Jersey.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

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.[4][better source needed] 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 television series 30 Rock, which premiered on October 11, 2006 on NBC. She portrayed the attractive 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.[5] She appears in the music videos "Dance, Dance" by Fall Out Boy, as well as "After Hours" by We Are Scientists, and "Miss Jackson" by Panic! at the Disco.

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 had 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.[6] 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.[7] 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,[8] and Hold Your Breath, which received a limited theatrical release before being released to DVD. Bowden co-starred in Nurse 3D (2013). In 2018, the actress played the lead role in the Hallmark Channel movie Love on the Slopes, a part of the channel's Winterfest event.[9]

Personal life[edit]

In 2013, Bowden married musician and singer Ben Jorgensen, formerly from the band Armor for Sleep.[10]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Sex Drive Ms. Tasty
2009 Ratko: The Dictator's Son Holly Direct-to-video film
The Shortcut Christy Direct-to-video film
2010 Tucker & Dale vs. Evil Allison
2012 American Reunion Mia
Piranha 3DD Shelby
Hold Your Breath Jerry Direct-to-video film
2013 Movie 43 Girl on Blind Date
Scary Movie 5 Natalie
Nurse 3D Danni
A True Story Deanna
2014 Hard Sell Bo
2016 Monolith Sandra also known as Trapped Child
The Last Film Festival Young Starlet
2019 The Divorce Party Jan
2020 The Orchard Juliet Delaney
2021 Great White Kaz [11]
Born a Champion Layla [12]
TBA Killing Diaz Deanna
Senior Moment Kristen
Fishbowl California Tess Completed

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
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 (Lifetime)
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"[13]
2012 New Girl Holly Episode: "Secrets"
2006–13 30 Rock Cerie Main role
2015 I Killed My BFF Shane Riley TV movie (Lifetime)
2015 Public Morals Fortune Main role[14]
2017 Framed By My Fiance Jenny TV movie (Lifetime)
2017 Once Upon a Date Tiffany Holland TV movie
2018 Dirty John Cindi Episode: "Shrapnel"
2018 Love on the Slopes Alex TV movie (Hallmark)
2019 I Am the Night Blonde Woman Episode: Pilot
2019–present The Bold and the Beautiful Florence "Flo" Fulton Main role
2021 The Young and the Restless Flo Fulton Guest role: January 22, 2021

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Role Artist
2005 "Dance, Dance" N/A Fall Out Boy
2006 "Good Day" N/A Jewel
2008 "After Hours" N/A We Are Scientists
2013 "Miss Jackson" Witch Panic! at the Disco

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bowden, Katrina [@KatrinaKBowden] (September 19, 2016). "Today is my birthday & we're all getting older wether [sic] we like it or not" (Tweet). Retrieved 2020-07-21 – via Twitter.
  2. ^ Chen, Joyce (January 30, 2012). "Katrina Bowden gets engaged to rocker Ben Jorgensen the night before the SAG Awards 2012". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2020-07-21.
  3. ^ Adams Stiansen, Laura (January 5, 2018). "Local actress stars in Hallmark Channel's Winterfest 2018 premiere TV movie". northjersey.com. Retrieved 2021-01-31.
  4. ^ Bowden, Katrina (May 11, 2012). "About Katrina Bowden". Mygossipcenter.com (via Collider). Archived from the original on 2012-08-21. Retrieved 2012-05-27.
  5. ^ Heching, Dan. "30 Rock to Finish on an Abbreviated Note: Seventh and Final Season Confirmed (UPDATE)". Wetpaint. Archived from the original on 2013-05-27. Retrieved 2012-12-24.
  6. ^ "Surprise celeb nabs Sexiest Woman Alive title". Yahoo! Lifestyle UK. April 12, 2011. Archived from the original on 2011-05-14. Retrieved 2011-10-31.
  7. ^ Kroll, Justin (May 25, 2011). "Bowden completes 'American Reunion' cast". Variety. Reed Business Information. Retrieved 2011-05-26.
  8. ^ "Piranha 3DD". rottentomatoes.com. June 1, 2012.
  9. ^ Hallmark Channel [@hallmarkchannel] (January 4, 2018). "Get ready to hit the slopes with our first #Winterfest movie of the year! @KatrinaKBowden & @thomas_beaudoin's #LoveOnTheSlopes premieres this Saturday 9/8c. ⛷ ❤️" (Tweet). Retrieved 2019-01-07 – via Twitter.
  10. ^ Chen, Joyce (January 30, 2012). "Katrina Bowden gets engaged to rocker Ben Jorgensen the night before the SAG Awards 2012". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2012-01-30.
  11. ^ Squires, John (January 13, 2021). "Take a Bite Out of First Footage from This Year's Australian Shark Attack Horror Movie 'Great White'". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved 2021-01-14.
  12. ^ Wiseman, Andreas (July 16, 2019). "Mixed Martial Arts Pic 'Mickey Kelley' To Star Sean Patrick Flanery, Katrina Bowden, Dennis Quaid & MMA Fighters Renzo Grazie, Edson Barboza & Mickey Gall". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2021-01-16.
  13. ^ "I'm Such A Nerd (with Katrina Bowden)". CollegeHumor Video. Retrieved 2016-12-22.
  14. ^ "Public Morals (TNT)". The Futon Critic. Retrieved 2015-06-14.

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