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Lyndsy Fonseca

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lyndsy Marie Fonseca (born January 7, 1987 height 5' 5" (1,65 m)) is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Colleen Carlton on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless and Alexandra "Alex" Udinov on The CW show Nikita. Early life Fonseca was born in Oakland, California, the daughter of Lima Lynn (née Bergmann) and James Victor Fonseca. Her father is of Portuguese descent, and her mother is of half Portuguese ancestry. Her stepfather is attorney Reid Dworkin, and her younger half-sister is Hannah Dworkin. Fonseca was raised first in Alameda; after her mother remarried, she moved to Oakland, and then to Moraga. She was discovered by a talent manager in San Francisco. She then relocated to Los Angeles for her first pilot season at age 13, in the middle of the school year. The following year, she landed her breakthrough role, playing Colleen Carlton on The Young and the Restless with a three-year contract. With that, her mother and stepfather moved the whole family to Los Angeles. Since the end of her contract, she has booked many roles in television and films. Career In 2005, Fonseca earned a recurring role as Ted Mosby's future daughter on How I Met Your Mother and as Donna on HBO's Big Love. She starred in the 2005 Hallmark TV film Ordinary Miracles, as a 16-year-old juvenile delinquent who goes to live with a judge (Jaclyn Smith).In fall 2007, she played Dawn in the film Remember the Daze. She joined the cast of ABC's Desperate Housewives as the daughter of Katherine Mayfair (Dana Delany), a character moving onto Wisteria Lane. In 2008 she was nominated for the Actor award at the Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for Desperate Housewives (2004), shared with the cast. Fonseca played Katie Deauxma in the 2010 superhero film Kick-Ass which also featured her Nikita co-star Xander Berkeley in the cast. She appeared in three more US films in 2010, including Hot Tub Time Machine. In 2010, she was cast in the CW television series Nikita as Alex, a new recruit. She was listed at #62 in the 2010 Maxim Hot 100 and #89 in the 2011 list. Personal life Fonseca married artist and writer Matthew Smiley in April 2009. The couple split in July 2012 and Fonseca filed for divorce in 2013, citing irreconcilable differences.


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Nato:
Jan 7, 1987 In Oakland - California - USA
Movie/TV Crediti:
24
Prime apparizioni:
nel series CSI - Scena del crimine 2000-10-06
Ultimi progetti:
Film Moments of Clarity 2015-09-25
Known For
Poster of Moments of Clarity
Poster of Down Dog
Poster of In dieci sotto un tetto
Poster of Ordinary Miracles
Filmography
series Marvel's Agent Carter Angie Martinelli 2015-01-06
Film Moments of Clarity Danielle 2015-09-25
Film Down Dog Winter 2015-01-15
Film The Escort Natalie 2015-06-15
Film Fort McCoy Anna Gerkey 2014-01-01
Film Kick-Ass 2 Katie Deauxma 2013-07-17
Film Five Cheyanne 2011-10-10
Film Kick-Ass Katie Deauxma 2010-03-22
Film Un tuffo nel passato Jennie 2010-03-26
series Nikita Alexandra "Alex" Udinov 2010-09-09
Film The Ward - Il reparto Iris 2010-09-13
Film The Beautiful Ordinary Dawn 2007-06-10
series Heroes April 2006-09-25
series Big Love Unknown 2006-03-12
Film Intellectual Property Jenny 2006-03-21
Film In dieci sotto un tetto Sandy Barber 2005-03-20
Film Ordinary Miracles Sally Powell 2005-01-01
Film Cyber Seduction: His Secret Life Amy 2005-06-20
series How I Met Your Mother Penny Mosby 2005-09-19
series Close to Home Unknown 2005-09-20
series Desperate Housewives - I segreti di Wisteria Lane Dylan Mayfair 2004-10-03
series Dr. House Unknown 2004-11-16
series CSI - Scena del crimine Megan Cooper 2000-10-06
series Boston Public Unknown 2000-10-23