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Katherine LaNasa (born December 1, 1966) is an American actress, former ballet dancer and choreographer. She starred in films Jayne Mansfield's Car, The Campaign and The Frozen Ground. On television, LaNasa had a leading role in the NBC sitcom Three Sisters (2001–2002), appeared in a recurring roles on Judging Amy, Two and a Half Men, Big Love and Longmire, and also starred in the short-lived dramas Love Monkey (2006) and Deception (2013). In 2014, LaNasa began starring as Adrianna, a madam who has a male escort service, in the USA Network drama series, Satisfaction.
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Katherine LaNasa (born December 1, 1966) is an American actress and former ballet dancer and choreographer.
LaNasa was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the daughter of Anne (née Hardin) and Dr. James J. LaNasa, Jr., a plastic surgeon. LaNasa began dancing at the age of 12, and at the age of 14, she was accepted to the North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. After an apprenticeship with Milwaukee Ballet, LaNasa danced with Salt Lake City's Ballet West and the Karole Armitage Ballet. LaNasa assisted John Carrafa with the choreography for the 1989 film Rooftops. She made her screen debut with a small role in the film Catchfire (1990) and in following years appeared in movies and television.
LaNasa played the lead role of Bess Bernstein-Flynn Keats in the NBC comedy series Three Sisters (2001-2002), which was cancelled after two seasons. She was a star of the short-lived CBS series Love Monkey (2006), playing Karen Freed, and HBO's 12 Miles of Bad Road.
LaNasa has appeared in guest roles on numerous television series, including CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Grey's Anatomy, ER, House M.D., Justice, Two and a Half Men, and Seinfeld. She portrayed recurring character Yvonne Dunbar on Judging Amy, Kim McPherson on The Guardian and Beverly Ford on Big Love. Her film credits include Kiss & Tell (1996), Schizopolis (1996), Alfie (2004), Valentine's Day (2010), Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012), The Campaign (2012) and The Frozen Ground (2012).
LaNasa stars in the NBC drama series Deception, which premiered as a mid-season replacement during the 2012–13 television season, as Sophia Bowers.
LaNasa, at age 22, married 53-year-old actor Dennis Hopper in June 1989; the couple divorced in April 1992. Hopper and LaNasa had a son, Henry Lee Hopper (born 1990).
On May 19, 1998, she married comedic actor French Stewart. They met when she made a guest appearance on a 1996 episode ("Green-Eyed Dick") of 3rd Rock from the Sun. The two later divorced. In July 2012, LaNasa became engaged to actor Grant Show, marrying him a few weeks later, on August 18.
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twitter.com/LadyLaNasa, www.facebook.com/OfficialKatherineLaNasa?ref=hl, www.nbc.com/deception/about/bio/cast/katherine-lanasa/663223/
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