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Julie Benz


Julie Benz was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on May 1, 1972. Julie's father is a Pittsburgh surgeon and her mother is a figure ice skater. The family settled in nearby Murrysville, when Julie was two, and she started ice skating at age three. She competed in the 1988 U.S. Championships in junior ice dancing with her partner David Schilling... See full bio »

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Known For

Dexter
Dexter Rita Bennett / Rita Morgan
(2006-2010)
Hawaii Five-0
Hawaii Five-0 Inspector Abby Dunn
(2015-2016)
Defiance
Defiance Mayor Amanda Rosewater / Amanda Rosewater
(2013-2015)
Rambo
Rambo Sarah
(2008)

Filmography

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 2016 Training Day (TV Series) (filming)
Holly McCabe
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Holly McCabe
 2016 Havenhurst
Jackie
 2015/II Circle
The Wife
 2014/I Supremacy
Kristen
 2014 Sole Custody (TV Movie)
Zoey
 2012 Middle Ages (TV Movie)
 2011 Ricochet (TV Movie)
Elise Laird
 2011 Royal Pains (TV Series)
Elyse
- An Apple a Day (2011) ... Elyse
 2010 Bedrooms
Anna
 2009 Uncorked (TV Movie)
Johnny Prentiss
 2009 Held Hostage (TV Movie)
Michelle Estey
 2009 Kidnapping Caitlynn (Short)
Caitlynn
 2008 Saw V
Brit
 2008 Rambo
Sarah
 2007 Law & Order (TV Series)
Dawn Sterling
- Church (2007) ... Dawn Sterling
 2006 Circle of Friends (TV Movie)
Maggie
 2006 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Hayley Gordon
- Deviant (2006) ... Hayley Gordon
 2006 Supernatural (TV Series)
Layla Rourke
- Faith (2006) ... Layla Rourke
 2005 8MM 2 (Video)
Lynn
 2005 Locusts: The 8th Plague (TV Movie)
Vicky
 2005 Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie)
Laura
 2004 Halo 2 (Video Game)
Miranda Keyes (voice)
 2004 Hot Shots Golf Fore! (Video Game)
Various Voices (voice)
 2004 Oliver Beene (TV Series)
Cigarette Girl
- Idol Chatter (2004) ... Cigarette Girl
 2004 NCIS (TV Series)
Denise Johnson
 2000-2004 Angel (TV Series)
Darla
- Inside Out (2003) ... Darla
- Lullaby (2001) ... Darla
- Quickening (2001) ... Darla
- Offspring (2001) ... Darla
 2004 The Long Shot (TV Movie)
Annie Garrett
 2003 Coupling (TV Series)
Amanda
- Nipple Effect (2003) ... Amanda
 2003 The Midget Stays in the Picture (Short)
A-List Actress
 2002 Taken (TV Mini-Series)
Kate Keys
- Jacob and Jesse (2002) ... Kate Keys
- Beyond the Sky (2002) ... Kate Keys
 2002 She Spies (TV Series)
Elaine
- Spies vs. Spy (2002) ... Elaine
 2000 Good Guys/Bad Guys (TV Movie)
 1996-2000 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)
Darla
- Fool for Love (2000) ... Darla
- Becoming: Part 1 (1998) ... Darla
- Angel (1997) ... Darla
- The Harvest (1997) ... Darla
 1998 Conrad Bloom (TV Series)
Julie
- The Rebound Guy (1998) ... Julie
 1997 Eating Las Vegas (Short)
Sheila
 1997 Veronica's Video (TV Movie)
Heidi
 1997 Fame L.A. (TV Series)
Vanessa
- The Beat Goes On (1997) ... Vanessa
 1997 The Big Easy (TV Series)
Roxanne
- BeGirled (1997) ... Roxanne
 1997 Inventing the Abbotts
Co-ed
 1997 A Walton Easter (TV Movie)
Jeannie (uncredited)
 1996 The Single Guy (TV Series)
Cranberries Girl
- Love Train (1996) ... Cranberries Girl
 1996 Hearts Adrift (TV Movie)
Christy
 1996 Black Sheep
Woman (uncredited)
 1996 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
Bianca
- City Slackers (1996) ... Bianca
 1995 Empire (TV Movie)
Christie Lambert
 1995 Step by Step (TV Series)
Tawny
- The Wall (1995) ... Tawny
 1995 High Tide (TV Series)
Joanna Craig
- Sea No Evil (1995) ... Joanna Craig
 1995 The Barefoot Executive (TV Movie)
Sexy Woman
 1995 Crosstown Traffic (TV Movie)
 1994 Married with Children (TV Series)
Sascha
- Field of Screams (1994) ... Sascha
 1990 Two Evil Eyes
Betty (segment "The Black Cat")
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Other Works:

Appeared in Violence Link PETA PSA. (2008) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Her favorite scenes from Dexter (2006)] I loved the episodes where Rita dressed up as Lara Croft... and gave Dexter things. It was such a fun scene to play and it's the first time you really saw a little bit of her strength and her playfulness, and it was so nice to do after playing so much of this vulnerable, beaten-down woman, to have this fun moment with Dexter. I also love the scene towards ... See more »

Trivia:

Often mistaken for Julie Bowen and, when asked for her autograph, would sign Bowen's name. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays women who have suffered traumas or losses

Star Sign:

Taurus

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