April Bowlby

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April Bowlby
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Bowlby at the AIDS Research Alliance on May 17, 2008
BornApril Michelle Bowlby
(1980-07-30) July 30, 1980 (age 32)
Vallejo, California, U.S.
Years active2004-present
 
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April Bowlby
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Bowlby at the AIDS Research Alliance on May 17, 2008
BornApril Michelle Bowlby
(1980-07-30) July 30, 1980 (age 32)
Vallejo, California, U.S.
Years active2004-present

April Michelle Bowlby (born July 30, 1980) is an American actress, best known for her role as Stacy on Drop Dead Diva, and also for the supporting role as Kandi, Alan Harper's dim-witted girlfriend and subsequent ex-wife in the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men.

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Biography

Bowlby was born in Vallejo before moving to Manteca as a child and attending East Union High School. She studied ballet and French at Moorpark College before deciding to pursue an acting career. She studied drama with Ivana Chubbuck and secured a role in a major television series (Kimberlin/Kandi in Two and a Half Men) within months of her first Hollywood audition. Bowlby has appeared on many television series including CSI as Kaitlin Rackish in 2004, CSI: NY as Jenny Lee in 2005, Freddie as Sydney in 2005, Stacked as Jasmine in 2005 and How I Met Your Mother as Meg in 2007. Bowlby took on the role of Natasha in All Roads Lead Home, a 2007 film about a 12-year-old girl who loses her mother in an automobile accident.

In 2009 Bowlby starred in the comedy film The Slammin' Salmon as Mia. She starred in the pilot for Drop Dead Diva, which was picked up as a series by Lifetime Network. The show's second season was shown in the summer of 2010. Bowlby also played a stripper in the U.S. adaption of Kath & Kim.

In 2010 Bowlby again appeared in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in the episode "Unshockable". She also appeared USA Network series Psych as Det. Carlton Lassiter's sister Lauren.

Filmography

Film

YearFilmRoleOther notes
2007Sands of OblivionHeatherTV Movie
2008All Roads Lead HomeNatasha
2009The Slammin' SalmonMia
2011From Prada to NadaOlivia

Television

YearShowRoleOther notes
2005CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationKaitlin RackishEpisode: "What's Eating Gilbert Grissom?"
CSI: NYJenny LeeEpisode: "Crime and Misdemeanor"
StackedJasmineEpisode: "The Ex-Appeal"
FreddieSydneyEpisode: "Rich Man, Poor Girl"
Two and a Half MenKimberEpisode: "Madame and Her Special Friend"
2006-2007Kandi14 Episodes
2007-2009How I Met Your Mother"Crazy" Meg3 Episodes
2008Out of Jimmy's HeadPrincess GugulfaEpisode: "Princess"
2009Kath & KimAshleyEpisode: "Bachelorette"
2009–presentDrop Dead DivaStacy Barret39 Episodes
2010CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationHot groupie / Marta PetrovichEpisode: "Unshockable"
PsychLauren LassiterEpisode: "Dead Bear Walking"

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