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Overview (3)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameCourtney Braden Ford
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

As an actress on the rise, Courtney Ford shines equally bright in both comedic and dramatic roles. Her ability to take on diverse projects has set her career in motion. Currently appearing in one of television's most critically acclaimed dramas, True Blood, Ford has been named one of the "Top Ten Faces to Watch on Television" by Variety.

On season four of the HBO series True Blood (2008), Ford plays Portia Bellefleur, a successful attorney who becomes romantically involved with vampire Bill Compton. In one of the season's most shocking twists, Bill discovers that his lover Portia is actually his great-great-great-great granddaughter, a revelation that stuns them both, as well as the fan community at large.

Ford has showcased her versatility with guest starring performances on hit shows such as Grey's Anatomy (2005), Criminal Minds (2005), CSI: NY (2004), The Big Bang Theory (2007), Hawaii Five-0 (2010) , and How I Met Your Mother (2005). Her episode of, How I Met Your Mother: The Naked Man (2008), received an Emmy Award Nomination. Her season long recurring guest star on Showtime's hit Dexter (2006) as John Lithgow's troubled daughter earned her rave reviews and a huge fan following.

In film, Ford starred in Fling (2008) (aka Fling (2008)), John Stewart Muller's sexy, energetic and provocative take on the classic love story. Other film credits include Alien Raiders (2008), for which she received a Best Actress award from ShockerFest for her role as "Sterling" in the Sci-Fi Thriller, as well as the films Denial (2006) and Missing William (2014). She will next be seen in Sironia (2011), which is premiering at the 2011 Austin Film Festival.

A formally trained actress, Ford has received training in The Strasberg Method, The Improv Underground and has studied with Andrew Magarian and Lesly Kahn.

Courtney Ford is a native of Los Angeles and currently resides there with her husband, Brandon Routh, where they both passionately support and serve as activists for "Service Nation".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: www.id-pr.com

Spouse (1)

Brandon Routh (24 November 2007 - present) ( 1 child)

Trivia (5)

She is the longtime girlfriend of the new "Superman", Brandon Routh. They became engaged in August 23, 2006.
Was named in Variety as one of "TV's Top 10 To Watch: New Faces For Fall" in 2009.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 34, a son Leo James Routh on August 10, 2012. Child's father is her husband, Brandon Routh.
In Revenge: Atonement (2014), she is beaten by Emily VanCamp in the final fight.
Has Mexican, Irish, and English ancestry.

Personal Quotes (4)

It's so funny because the roles that I've been offered in the indie film world have been similar to each other, and the roles that I've been offered in the TV world have been similar to each other, but the TV roles and the indie film roles have been completely different.
I would love to be able to play some characters on television that are similar to some of the indie film roles I've done, that have been so close to my heart.
The more comfortable you are, and the more you can relax, the more truthful your performance is.
I would love to be on a show where I'm allowed to play a character that you're not suspicious of, from the get-go, and who's someone that you can just relax with, take in and like, right off the bat.

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