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Also Known As: Calliope S Thorne, Calliope Thorne Died:
Born: November 20, 1969 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Massachusetts, USA Profession: actor

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A theater-trained actress who steadily rose through the Hollywood ranks, Callie Thorne went from small roles in "Turbulence" (1997) and "Next Stop Wonderland" (1998) before landing the juicy role of detective Laura Ballard on "Homicide: Life on the Street" (NBC, 1993-99). She quickly booked supporting turns in everything from "Sidewalks of New York" (2001), "Hysterical Blindness" (HBO, 2002), "Analyze That" (2002) and the film and TV versions of "Strangers with Candy." Television offered Thorne her highest profile roles, and she dazzled with important recurring roles on "The Wire" (HBO, 2002-08) and "Prison Break" (Fox, 2005-09) and with a masterful leading performance as the widowed Sheila Keefe on "Rescue Me" (FX, 2004-2011), who tangled personally and professionally with Tommy Gavin (Denis Leary). Ascending professionally, Thorne went on to topline her own series "Necessary Roughness" (USA Network, 2011- ), playing Dr. Danielle "Dani" Santino, a therapist to elite athletes. By paying her professional dues and honing her craft through increasingly demanding roles, Callie Thorne built an impressive career through a combination of hard work and talent.

A theater-trained actress who steadily rose through the Hollywood ranks, Callie Thorne went from small roles in "Turbulence" (1997) and "Next Stop Wonderland" (1998) before landing the juicy role of detective Laura Ballard on "Homicide: Life on the Street" (NBC, 1993-99). She quickly booked supporting turns in everything from "Sidewalks of New York" (2001), "Hysterical Blindness" (HBO, 2002), "Analyze That" (2002) and the film and TV versions of "Strangers with Candy." Television offered Thorne her highest profile roles, and she dazzled with important recurring roles on "The Wire" (HBO, 2002-08) and "Prison Break" (Fox, 2005-09) and with a masterful leading performance as the widowed Sheila Keefe on "Rescue Me" (FX, 2004-2011), who tangled personally and professionally with Tommy Gavin (Denis Leary). Ascending professionally, Thorne went on to topline her own series "Necessary Roughness" (USA Network, 2011- ), playing Dr. Danielle "Dani" Santino, a therapist to elite athletes. By paying her professional dues and honing her craft through increasingly demanding roles, Callie Thorne built an impressive career through a combination of hard work and talent.

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CAST: (feature film)

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 David & Layla (2007)
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 Delirious (2006)
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 F Word, The (2005)
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 Hysterical Blindness (2002) Carolann
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 Analyze That (2002) Agent Cerrone
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 Washington Heights (2002) Raquel
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Grew up in Lincoln, MA
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Joined the National Theatre Institute
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Performed in numerous productions with the NYC acting troupe Naked Angels and with the Malaparte Theater Company
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Directed by actor Ethan Hawke in Jonathan Mark Sherman's play "Veins and Thumbtacks" (Malaparte Theater)
1996:
Film debut in the critically acclaimed indie feature "Ed's Next Move" (billed as Calliope Thorne)
1997:
Appeared in the feature "Turbulence," starring Ray Liotta
1997:
Portrayed Detective Laura Ballard, a seasoned homicide detective transplanted to Baltimore from Seattle, on NBC's "Homicide: Life on the Streets"
1999:
Played a single mother trying to raise her son in "Double Parked"
2000:
Cast in the comedy "Whipped" opposite Amanda Peet
2001:
Co-starred in Ed Burns' "Sidewalks of New York"
2002:
Played the ex-wife of Baltimore Homicide Detective James McNulty (Dominic West) on the HBO series "The Wire"
2002:
Appeared in the HBO original movie "Hysterical Blindness," directed by Mira Nair and starred Uma Thurman and Juliette Lewis
2004:
Cast as Sheila Keefe, the 9/11 widow of Tommy's (Denis Leary) cousin Jimmy on the FX drama "Rescue Me"
2005:
Appeared in the independent film "David & Layla" opposite David Moscow
2005:
Appeared on stage in the production of "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot," opposite Sam Rockwell and Eric Bogosian, directed by Phillip Seymour Hoffman
2006:
Landed a recurring role on "Prison Break" (Fox)
2010:
Re-teamed with director Ed Burns with a featured role in the romantic comedy "Nice Guy Johnny"
2011:
Starred on the USA Network series "Necessary Roughness" as Dr. Dani Santino, a tough divorcee who becomes the therapist for a professional football team
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Education

Wheaton College: Norton , Massachusetts -
Wheaton College: Norton , Massachusetts -
The Lee Strasberg Institute: -

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