September 18, 1976|
Saginaw, Michigan, U.S.
Henry Simmons (m. 2010)
Sophina Brown (born September 18, 1976) is an American television actress. She starred as Raina Troy in the CBS legal drama Shark from 2006 to 2008, and later joined the cast of another CBS drama, Numb3rs, playing Nikki Betancourt from 2008 to 2010.
Right after graduating from college, Brown got one of her first professional jobs in The National Tour of the musical Fame. Soon afterward, she made her Broadway debut in The Lion King. On television, she guest-starred on Law & Order and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, before was cast as regular in the CBS legal drama series Shark opposite James Woods. The series ran from 2006 to 2008. Brown later was cast in the CBS drama series Numb3rs, wherein she played Nikki Betancourt, an "adrenaline junkie" and former "Loose Cannon" LAPD officer. She joined the series in 2008 and remained to its finale in 2010.
In early 2010s, Brown has had number of guest-starring roles on television, include Castle, Brothers & Sisters, The Good Wife, and NCIS. From 2013 to 2014, she co-starred in the short-lived ABC Family series Ravenswood. In 2016, Brown was cast in the NBC drama Cruel Intentions, based on the 1999 film of same name.
|2007||Because I Said So||Milly's Staff #1 / Matisse|
|2015||Two Bellmen||Sariah||Short film|
|2000||Strangers with Candy||Sydney||"Ask Jerri"|
|2001||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Mrs. Williams||"Secrets"|
|2001||The Education of Max Bickford||Woman #1||"Hearts and Minds"|
|2003||Law & Order||Dana||"Absentia"|
|2003||Hack||Tammi Anderson||"True Lies"|
|2003-2004||Chappelle's Show||Various||Recurring role|
|2005||Committed||Roberta||"The Snow Episode"|
|2006||Without a Trace||Dr. Lydia Adams||"Blood Out"|
|2006-2008||Shark||Raina Troy||Main role|
|2008-2010||Numb3rs||Nikki Betancourt||Regular role|
|2010||Castle||Brooke Carver||"Under the Gun"|
|2010||Brothers & Sisters||Bitsy Fairbank||"A Righteous Kiss"|
|2010||Law & Order: LA||Julia Chaffey||"Ballona Creek"|
|2011||NCIS: Los Angeles||Jennifer Grear||"Empty Quiver"|
|2011||The Good Wife||Katrina Bishop||"Ham Sandwich"|
|2012||Bones||Melanie Carmichael||"The Partners in the Divorce"|
|2013||NCIS||Kelly Daniels||"Chasing Ghosts"|
|2013-2014||Ravenswood||Terry Beaumont||Recurring role|
|2015||Scream||Det. Lorraine Brock||"Exposed", "Betrayed"|
|2017||Zoo||Leanne Ducovney||Recurring role|
- "CBS.com". Archived from the original on 2010-03-13.
- Megan Masters. "'Ravenswood' Cast — Henry Simmons, Sophina Brown Land Recurring Roles - TVLine". TVLine. Retrieved 26 February 2016.
- Nellie Andreeva. "'Cruel Intentions': Sophina Brown To Co-Star In NBC Pilot". Deadline. Retrieved 26 February 2016.
- Gerri Miller (October 17, 2011). "Henry Simmons Lightens Up: He plays it for laughs in Man Up!". BET.com.