Michelle Borth

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Michelle Borth
Michelle Borth 2011 Shankbone.JPG
Borth at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival premiere of A Good Old Fashioned Orgy
Born(1978-08-19) August 19, 1978 (age 36)
New York City, New York, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Alma materPace University
OccupationActress
Years active2002–present
 
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Michelle Borth
Michelle Borth 2011 Shankbone.JPG
Borth at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival premiere of A Good Old Fashioned Orgy
Born(1978-08-19) August 19, 1978 (age 36)
New York City, New York, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Alma materPace University
OccupationActress
Years active2002–present

Michelle Borth (born August 19, 1978) is an American actress who has portrayed characters on The Forgotten and the critically acclaimed HBO series Tell Me You Love Me, a role for which film.com proclaimed her "the nakedest person in TV history."[1] Up until May 2014, Borth played "Catherine Rollins" on the CBS crime-drama Hawaii Five-0.

Early life and education[edit]

Borth was born and grew up in New York. Her mother is of Italian origin and owns a home improvement business and she has two younger brothers.[2]

She aspired to become a gymnast in youth but after getting in trouble over drugs, she discovered acting at a camp.[3] She attended Pace University in Manhattan, obtaining her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2001 in Theater and Art History.[4]

Career[edit]

Borth's previous credits include the films, Wonderland (directed by James Cox), Trespassers, The Sisterhood, Silent Warnings, Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders and Komodo vs. Cobra; and guest appearances on the Supernatural episode "What Is and What Should Never Be" and the Law & Order: SVU episode "Trade". She also appeared in Burger King's "Lunch Break" advertising campaign. She's also featured in John Mayer's "Bigger Than My Body" video.

In 2008, she wrapped the independent film TiMER with Emma Caulfield and Desmond Harrington, and appeared in the Endgame Productions' comedy film, A Good Old Fashioned Orgy with Leslie Bibb, Lake Bell, and Jason Sudeikis.[5]

In 2009, she was a pillar cast member of ABC's The Forgotten starring Christian Slater, appearing in 17 episodes, including part of the 2010 season. In 2010, she also guest starred on the TNT TV series Dark Blue double-episode season finale and on three episodes of the 2010 version of Hawaii Five-0 on CBS where she appeared as on and off Steve McGarrett's girlfriend, Lt. Catherine Rollins, a Navy Lieutenant. On March 26, 2012, CBS announced that Borth would become a cast regular on Hawaii Five-0 for seasons 3 & 4.[6][7] On March 27, 2014, it was announced that she would not be returning for the fifth season.[8]

She also starred as Canadian Forces surgeon Major Rebecca Gordon on Global's new Canadian Drama Combat Hospital which was cancelled after its first season.[9]

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2002ApartmentWatermelon GirlShort film
2002In Your FaceBrittany Jarvis
2003Silent WarningsKatrina MunroVideo
2003WonderlandSonia
2004Sisterhood, TheThe SisterhoodDevin SinclairVideo
2006Rampage: The Hillside Strangler MurdersNicoleVideo
2006TrespassersAshley
2007Lucky YouGirlfriend of Josh Cohen
2009TimerSteph DuPaul
2011Good Old Fashioned Orgy, AA Good Old Fashioned OrgySue Plummer
2013Easy Rider: The Ride BackVanessa Monteague
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2002Off CentreCarlyEpisode: "P.P. Doc II: The Examination Continues"
2004Center of the UniversePeggyEpisode: "And the Silver Medal Goes To..."
2005Komodo vs. CobraDr. Susan RichardsonTV movie
2005FreddieNikkiEpisode: "After Hours"
2007SupernaturalCarmen PorterEpisode: "What Is and What Should Never Be (Supernatural)"
2007Tell Me You Love MeJamie10 episodes
2008Law & Order: Special Victims UnitAvery HemmingsEpisode: "Trade"
2008Cleaner, TheThe CleanerLisaEpisode: "Back to One"
2009–2010Forgotten, TheThe ForgottenCandace Butler17 episodes
2010MatadorsJuliana LodariTV movie
2010Dark BlueSharon PerryEpisode: "Personal Effects"
Episode: "Dead Flowers"
2010–2014Hawaii Five-0Catherine RollinsSeason 1 & 2 recurring
Seasons 3 and 4 main cast
2011Combat HospitalMaj. Rebecca Gordon13 episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Last Night". film.com. 2007-10-29. Retrieved 2012-09-23. 
  2. ^ "Michelle Borth, "Tell Me You Love Me" actress: Mr. Media Interview". By Bob Andelman. January 5, 2008. Retrieved September 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ Gerri Miller (June 20, 2011). "Michelle Borth: "I'm totally the sex scene whisperer". MadeMan.com. Retrieved September 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Pace Alumna Casted in New ABC Television Series". Pace University. Retrieved September 23, 2012. 
  5. ^ Anderson, John. "Review: "A Good Old-Fashioned Orgy"". variety.com. Retrieved May 30, 2013. 
  6. ^ CBS official Hawaii Five-0 website with Season 3 reference Retrieved 2012-03-26
  7. ^ Megan Masters (March 26, 2012). "TVLine Items: Hawaii Five-0 Promotes McGarrett's Gal Pal, Margo Martindale Suits Up and More!". TVLine. Retrieved May 5, 2012. 
  8. ^ Michael Ausiello (March 27, 2014). "Hawaii Five-0 Exclusive: Michelle Borth to Exit". TVLine.com. Retrieved March 30, 2014. 
  9. ^ "'Combat Hospital' Is Cancelled". December 19, 2011. Retrieved May 5, 2012. 
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