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Marla Lynne Sokoloff (born December 19, 1980) is a Jewish American musician and actress, known for playing the part of Lucy Hatcher on the show The Practice and Gia Mahan on the ABC sitcom Full House.
Sokoloff was born in San Francisco, California, the daughter of Cindi (née Sussman), a former caterer, and Howard Sokoloff, a podiatrist. Her family is Jewish, and originates from Russia and Germany. Sokoloff is an alumna of the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. Sokoloff has dated actors James Franco and Shane West who both starred with her in the teen flick Whatever It Takes. As of 2004, she has been dating composer and Deadsy drummer Alec Puro. On October 19, 2009, Sokoloff and Puro applied for a marriage license at County Clerks office in Van Nuys, California, and were married November 8, 2009.
In 1993, Sokoloff began acting at the age of twelve, when she was cast as Gia Mahan in the sitcom Full House. She played Stephanie Tanner's arch enemy, and later becomes her best friend. In 1998, her breakthrough role came when she was cast in the drama The Practice as Lucy Hatcher. The 5 ft. 3 in. Sokoloff also had a three-episode stint as a nanny in Desperate Housewives. Along with other popular appearances, she is well remembered as Joey's pregnant sister Dina in season eight of Friends. She also played Imogene O'Neill in the mini series "Meteor".
In November 2006, she starred in the ABC television series Big Day. The last episode aired on January 30, 2007. Aside from television, Sokoloff has also starred in many movies, including Whatever It Takes; The Climb; The Tollbooth; Dude, Where's My Car?; Sugar & Spice; and Love On The Side.
In 2009, Sokoloff starred alongside Paul Campbell, Andy Griffith, Doris Roberts, and Liz Sheridan in the romantic comedy Play the Game. She also voices the Glatorian Kiina in Bionicle: The Legend Reborn.
Sokoloff enjoys music and has a large guitar collection. She sang and played rhythm guitar in LA-based rock band Smittin until 2003 when she struck out on her own. On February 17, 2006, she released her first solo CD, called Grateful.
|1995||Freaky Friday||Rachel French||TV movie.|
|The Baby-Sitters Club||Margarite 'Cokie' Mason|
|1996||True Crime||Vicki Giordano|
|1998||The Climb||Leslie Himes|
|2000||Whatever It Takes||Maggie Carter|
|Dude, Where's My Car?||Wilma|
|2001||Sugar & Spice||Lisa Janusch|
|Strange Frequency||Darcy King||TV movie; segment, "More Than a Feeling"|
|2003||A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster||Connie||TV movie.|
|2004||Home of Phobia||Marjorie|
|Love on the Side||Eve Stuckley|
|The Tollbooth||Sarabeth Cohen|
|Christmas in Boston||Gina Crawford||TV movie.|
|Play the Game||Julie Larabee|
|2009||Bionicle: The Legend Reborn||Kiina (voice)||Video.|
|Flower Girl||Laurel||TV movie.|
|1993||Boy Meets World||Paige||"Cory's Alternative Friends"|
|Full House||Gia Mahan||8 episodes, 1993-1995|
|1994||Step by Step||Marissa||"Thirteen with a Bullet"|
|1995||Party of Five||Jody Lynch||7 episodes, 1995-1996|
|Home Improvement||Paige||"Let Them Eat Cake"|
|1996||3rd Rock from the Sun||Dina||"Post-Nasal Dick"|
|1997||Over the Top||Gwen Martin||11 episodes.|
|1998||The Practice||Lucy Hatcher||Series Regular, 1998-2004|
|7th Heaven||Jen||"Nothing Endures But Change"|
|2001||Night Visions||Julia||"My So-Called Life and Death"|
|Friends||Dina Tribianni||"The One with Monica's Boots"|
|2004||Desperate Housewives||Claire||"Suspicious Minds"; "Come Back to Me"|
|2006||Big Day||Alice||12 episodes, 2006-2007.|
|Modern Men||Molly Clark||4 episodes.|
|2009||Burn Notice||Melanie||"Seek and Destroy"|
|Meteor||Imogene O'Neil||2 episodes.|
|Maneater||Jennifer Ellenbach||2 episodes.|
|Drop Dead Diva||Mia Reynolds||"Crazy"|
- ↑ Marla Sokoloff Biography (1980-)
- ↑ http://www.davidsvoice.org/page.aspx?id=157094
- ↑ Sokoloff: She’s a scientist
- ↑ http://www.atlantajewish.com/content/092006/falltv-sokoloff.html
- ↑ Elavsky, Cindy (October 23, 2009). "Marla Sokoloff Remembers Her "Full House" Days". Celebrity Extra. http://www.celebrityextraonline.com/2009/10/marla-sokoloff-remembers-her-full-house.html. Retrieved October 26, 2009.
|This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original article was at Marla Sokoloff. The list of authors can be seen in the page history.|