Who is Brooke D’Orsay?
An actress, Brooke D’Orsay rose to prominence thanks to her role as Kate in the popular sitcom “Two and a Half Men”, besides which, she has over 50 acting credits to her name.
She is perhaps known best for her roles in the series “Royal Pains”, “Drop Dead Diva” and “Grace and Frankie”, among others, while to movie lovers she is well known for her roles in films such as “Miss Christmas”, “How to fall in Love” and “Smothered”, among others.
Early life and education
Brooke D’Orsay was born under the zodiac sign of Aquarius on 17 February 1982, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, thus she holds Canadian nationality, and she comes from a family of French descent.
She was raised in her home town by her parents, about whom little is known because Brooke respects her family’s privacy, and keeps them away from the media’s attention, thus there isn’t any info regarding her family and her early life.
Speaking of Brooke’s educational background, she attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2000, she enrolled at Richview Collegiate Institute, from which she graduated with a BA degree in 2005, and then pursued her acting career.
Roles in movies
Brooke made her acting debut portraying Jennifer Kruz in the 2001 movie “Why Can’t I Be a Movie Star?”, followed by her role as Girl in the short movie “Truths of Insanity” in 2002, and was next seen as Caroline in the television movie “Everybody’s Doing It” also in 2002.
In 2004, she was cast to play Veronica Bell in “The Skulls 3”, also starring Bryce Johnson, Barry Bostwick and Clare Kramer; for her performance, Brooke was nominated for the DVD Exclusive Award for the Best Supporting Actress (in a DVD Premiere Movie) in 2005.
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In the following year, she made an appearance as Brooke Mayo in “King’s Ransom”, before she was seen as Breanna in “It’s a Boy Girl Thing” in 2006. She followed with her role as Darcie in “Five Year Plan” in 2008, also starring Todd Eric Andrews, Sharon Brathwaite, and Ivan Allen.
In 2009, Brooke starred as Angela Becker in “Single White Millionaire”, followed by her role as Paulina in “The Boy Who Cried Werewolf” in 2010.
Two years later, she was seen as Annie Hayes in the romantic comedy “How to Fall in Love”, also starring Eric Mabius and Jody Thompson, with Brooke as one of the lead roles.
In 2016, she was cast to play Polly in the short movie “The Five Wives & Lives of Melvyn Pfferberg”. Brooke followed with her role as Holly Khun in the 2017 short movie “Miss Christmas”.
In 2018, she was heard as Caitlin Cooke in the animated comedy “Vote, Dude!”, and then in the following year she was seen as Anne Garrison in “Nostalgic Christmas”.
Brooke’s most recent movie roles were her portrayal of Margie in “A Godwink Christmas: Second Chance, First Love” in 2020, and then she made an appearance as Cassie Pruitt in “A Dickens of a Holiday!” in 2021.
Her fans will be happy to hear that Brooke is currently filming her newest movie, entitled “Wedding of A Lifetime”.
Roles in series
Brooke made her first television appearance as Ellen in an episode of the series “Doc” in 2002. She followed with her role as Justine in “Soul Food” in the same year, before guest-starring as Heather Robbins in “Wild Card” in 2003.
In the following year, she was cast in one of her most notable roles playing Felicity Fury in “Ace Lightning”, and she next guest-starred as Melissa Getemer in an episode of the series “Medical Investigation” also in 2004.
From 2004 until 2010, she played Caitlin Cooke in “6Teen”, which brought her a nomination for Gemini Award for Best Individual or Ensemble Performance in an Animated Program or Series.
Concurrently, she was heard as Claire in the animated series “Braceface” (2006 until 2008) and was seen as Heather Hanson in the series “Happy Hour”, also starring Lex Medlin, Beth Lacke and John Sloan (2006-2008).
Concurrently, from 2007 until 2014, she had the recurring role as Kate in “Two and a Half Men”, and during this period, she was also seen in the series “Gary Unmarried” (2009-2010) and “Drop Dead Diva” (2009-2011).
From 2010 until 2016, she portrayed Paige Collins in “Royal Pains”, also starring Mark Feuerstein, Reshma Shetty, and Paulo Costanzo. In the following year, she appeared as Natalie in an episode of the series “9JKL”.
Brooke’s most recent television role was her portrayal of Chelsea in the popular Netflix series “Grace and Frankie”, in 2020.
Love life and husband
There have been various rumors concerning both Brooke’s love life and her sexual orientation, however, she hasn’t spoken about any man or woman with whom she might now be with. Brooke was romantically linked to various people from the entertainment industry, but she kept her personal matters away from the public eye.
Sometime in 2012, she revealed that for years she’d been dating American writer, filmmaker and actor Greg Coolidge. Some reports were saying that the two began their relationship back in 2001, however, Brooke hasn’t confirmed this rumor.
Greg Coolidge is a Norman, Oklahoma native, and has been active in the industry since 1995. Some of his notable works are “Turkey Bowl”, “Employee of the Month”, and “Ride Along”.
Speaking of Brooke and Greg’s relationship, this love story lasted until 2015, when they separated without revealing the reason for their break-up.
As of August 2022, Brooke seems to be single, she hasn’t been married or engaged, and she doesn’t have children.
It's Brooke D'Orsay's day!
LIKE to wish her a happy birthday! pic.twitter.com/USa28bJyt3
— Royal Pains (@RoyalPains_USA) February 17, 2016
Age, height, and net worth
Brooke’s age is 40, she has blonde hair and hazel eyes; she weighs around 110lbs (52kgs), and is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, with vital statistics of 34-25-36.
According to sources, as of August 2022, her net worth has been estimated at over $3 million, with most of the income she’s earned is thanks to her acting career.