Rena Sofer

Actor, Model
An attractive, pouty-lipped, raven-haired player, Rena Sofer first came to prominence through her work in daytime dramas. The California-born, New Jersey-raised actress was still a teenager when she was spotted by a ... Read more »
Born: 12/02/1968 in Arcadia, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (48)

Chicago PD 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

March 2014 (Movie)

Hedy (Actor)

Once Upon a Time 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Beauty and the Beast 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

House 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Glades 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Covert Affairs 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Always and Forever 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Medium 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

NCIS 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Royal Pains 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Criminal Minds 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dirty Sexy Money 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Rock Slyde 2008 (Movie)

Sara Lee (Actor)

The Ghost Whisperer 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Heroes 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Secret of Hidden Lake 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Blind Justice 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Coupling (NBC) 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The E! True Hollywood Story: Heather Locklear 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Battle of the Network Stars 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

CSI: Miami 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Carrie 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Just Shoot Me 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ed 1993 - 1994, 1996 - 1998, 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ellen 1993 - 1994, 1996 - 1998, 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Chronicle 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Caroline in the City 1993 - 1994, 1996 - 1998, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Herman's Head 1993 - 1994, 1997 - 1998, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Spin City 1993 - 1994, 1996 - 1998, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place 1997 - 1998, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Keeping the Faith 2000 (Movie)

Rachel Rose (Actor)

Oh Grow Up 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The Opposite Sex 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Traffic 2000 (Movie)

One of Helena's Friends (Actor)

Melrose Place 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

The General Hospital 35th Anniversary Show 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Timecop 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Seinfeld 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 12th Annual Soap Opera Awards 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Performer

The 21st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Presenter

A Stranger Among Us 1992 (Movie)

Shayna (Actor)

Loving (TV Show)

Actor

Nightmare Street (TV Show)

Actor

The Devil's Teardrop (TV Show)

Actor

The Stepsister (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

An attractive, pouty-lipped, raven-haired player, Rena Sofer first came to prominence through her work in daytime dramas. The California-born, New Jersey-raised actress was still a teenager when she was spotted by a talent agent who helped her land a modeling contract. After working in TV commercials, industrial and student films (notably the award-winning NYU picture "Theresa") and music videos. Sofer landed the role of Joyce Abernathy on NBC's "Another World" in the late 1980s. She shot to stardom, though, as the tough-talking romantic heroine Amelia 'Rocky' McKenzie on the ABC drama "Loving" on which she appeared from 1988 to 1991.

Relationships

Sanford Bookstaver

Husband
works mostly in TV dating as of 2001 engaged as of February 2003 married May 18, 2003

Avalon Bookstaver

Daughter
born August 5, 2005 father, Sanford Bookstaver

Wallace Kurth

Husband
married on March 31, 1996 in Big Sky, Montana his second marriage has daughter from previous marriage separated in January 2000 divorced

Rosabel Kurth

Daughter
born in fall 1996 father, Wallace Kurth

Meghann Kurth

Step-Daughter
from husband's first marriage

David Sofer

Brother
born in 1967

EDUCATION

attended high school in North Bergen, New Jersey

Milestones

2010

Landed a recurring role on the CBS drama "NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service"

2010

Cast opposite Natasha Henstridge and Tom Everett Scott in the Lifetime Movie Network crime drama "The Devil's Teardrop"

2006

Cast in recurring roles on Fox's "24" playing the wife of shady power broker Graham (Paul McCrane) and NBC's "Heroes" as the wife of aspiring politician Nathan Petrelli (Adrian Pasdar)

2001

Played recurring role of a prosecuting attorney in episodes of the NBC series "Ed"

2001

Teamed with former "General Hospital" co-star Sean Kanan in the independent feature "March"

1999

Had featured role in the ensemble comedy "Oh, Grow Up" (ABC)

1998

Joined cast of Fox's "Melrose Place" as Eve Cleary

1997

Starred in USA Network movie "The Stepsister"

1996

Starred in the Lifetime cable movie "Hostile Advances: The Kerry Ellison Story"

1995

Had small role in the direct-to-video release "Twin Sitters" (filmed in 1993-1994)

1992

Acted in "A Stranger Among Us", directed by Sidney Lumet

1988

Had regular role of Amelia 'Rocky' McKenzie on the ABC serial "Loving"

1988

Made TV acting debut in recurring role of Joyce Abernathy on the NBC soap opera "Another World"

Acted in NYU student films, including "Theresa"

Portrayed Lois Cerullo on the ABC daytime drama "General Hospital"; won 1995 Daytime Emmy

Born in California

Raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and North Bergen, New Jersey

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