Heather Burns

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Heather Burns
Born(1975-04-07) April 7, 1975 (age 38)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
OccupationFilm, television actress
Years active1996–present
Partner(s)Ajay Naidu
 
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Heather Burns
Born(1975-04-07) April 7, 1975 (age 38)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
OccupationFilm, television actress
Years active1996–present
Partner(s)Ajay Naidu

Heather Burns (born April 7, 1975) is an American actress.

Life and career[edit]

Burns was born in Chicago, Illinois. She is married to actor Ajay Naidu, her high school boyfriend. Heather graduated from Evanston Township High School. She is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Burns has appeared in a number of films with Sandra Bullock, including Miss Congeniality (2000), Two Weeks Notice (2002) and Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous (2005). More recently she starred in the film What's Your Number? (2011) and held a recurring role opposite Zach Galifinakis in the HBO series Bored to Death.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
199899 ThreadwaxingGirlfriendShort film
1998Number OneLilyShort film
1998You've Got MailChristina Plutzker
2000You Are Here*Lydia
2000Miss CongenialityCheryl Frasier, Miss Rhode Island, Miss United States
2002Two Weeks NoticeMeryl Brooks
2003Kill the PoorScarlet
2005PerceptionRamona
2005Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and FabulousCheryl Frasier, Miss United States
2005BewitchedNina
2005Brooklyn LobsterKerry Miller
2006Groomsmen, TheThe GroomsmenJules
2007Watching the DetectivesDenise
2008ClaireCarolineShort film
2008ChokeInternet Date / Gwen
2009Breaking UpwardsHannah
2010AshesJasmine
2010WeaknessJulia
2011Mister HandsomeEmilyShort film
2011Valley of the SunBetsy
2011What's Your Number?Eileen
2012Fitzgerald Family Christmas, TheThe Fitzgerald Family ChristmasErin

Television[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1996–1997One Life to LiveHerrick #1TV series
1998Law & OrderLana MadisonEpisode: "Carrier"
1999ChicksDarcyTV film
1999Nearly YoursOlivia HamemrsmithTV series
2000Beat, TheThe BeatBeatrice FelsenEpisodes: "The Beat Goes On", "They Say It's Your Birthday"
2000$treet, TheThe $treetJoanne SackerEpisode: "Rebound"
2001$treet, TheThe $treetJoanne SackerEpisodes: "Turf Wars", "Past Performance", "Junk Bonds", "Framed"
2003With You in SpiritEmily BurkeTV film
2006Law & Order: Criminal IntentClaire QuinnEpisode: "Dollhouse"
2006–2008Twenty Good YearsStellaMain role (13 episodes)
2008Puppy LoveRickiTV series
2009Unusuals, TheThe UnusualsBridget DemopolisEpisodes: "Crime Slut", "42", "The Circle Line"
2009–2011Bored to DeathLeahMain role (22 episodes)
2012Save MeJenna DerringTV series
2013ElementaryChloe ButlerEpisode: "Internal Audit"

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