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Catherine Dent

Catherine Dent arrested audiences as "Officer Danny Sofer" in The Shield (2002), playing a single woman in a world that understands brutality more than beauty. Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and trained at the North Carolina School of the Performing Arts, Dent made her film debut in 1994, playing Paul Newman's daughter-in-law in Robert Benton's Nobody's Fool (1994). Since then she has appeared in a number of features, co-starring opposite Greg Kinnear in Paul Schrader's Auto Focus (2002), starring opposite Jean-Claude Van Damme in Replicant (2001), playing Ashley Judd's sister in Tony Goldwyn's romantic comedy Someone Like You... (2001) and appearing with Jim Carrey in Frank Darabont's The Majestic (2001). Her independent film credits include appearances in A Girls' Guide to Sex (1993), Jaded (1998), A New Game (2001), The Debutante (1993) and Dangerous Proposition (1998).When she was based in New York, Dent appeared frequently on East Coast-based based television shows including The Sopranos (1999), Third Watch (1999), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and New York Undercover (1994). Since moving to Los Angeles she has guest-starred on such series as Dharma & Greg (1997), The X-Files (1993), Frasier (1993), The Pretender (1996), Chicago Hope (1994) and The Invisible Man (2000).In addition to her starring role on the acclaimed drama series "The Shield", she also starred in Steven Spielberg's Taken (2002) on the Sci-Fi Channel. Her theater credits include the title role in "Baby Doll", Maggie in "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof" and roles in "Bang The Drum Slowly" and "The Street of the Sun" at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. In New York she starred Off-Broadway in "Amoeba Concerto" and understudied for the Sofya and Yelena roles in "Uncle Vanya" on Broadway.The recently wed Dent resides with her husband in their first home in Los Angeles.

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Apr 14, 1965 In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Dallas 1978-04-02
Latest Project:
Series Gang Related 2014-05-22

6 wins & 1 nomination.

Known For
Poster of The Shield
Gang Related D.A. Ellis 6 episodes, 2014 2014-05-22
Touch Unknown 2012-01-25
Video Game High School Unknown 2012-05-11
Breakout Kings Unknown 2011-03-06
Law & Order: LA Unknown 2010-09-29
Castle Unknown 2009
Lie to Me Unknown 2009-01-21
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Unknown 2008-01-13
The Mentalist Unknown 2008-09-23
Leverage Unknown 2008-12-07
Chuck Unknown 2007-09-24
Numb3rs Unknown 2005
Grey's Anatomy Unknown 2005-03-27
The Closer Unknown 2005-06-13
Ghost Whisperer Unknown 2005-09-23
Criminal Minds Unknown 2005-09-22
NCIS Unknown 2003-09-23
The Shield Danni Sofer 89 episodes, 2002-2008 2002-03-12
Taken Unknown 2002-12-02
Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
The Lone Gunmen Unknown 2001-03-04
The Invisible Man Unknown 2000-06-09
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
The Sopranos Unknown 1999-01-10
Judging Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
Dharma & Greg Unknown 1997-09-24
Nash Bridges Unknown 1996-03-29
The Pretender Unknown 1996-09-19
New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08
Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Dallas Unknown 1978-04-02