Person Details

Birthday: 1987-01-07 17:09:57

Aliases: Lyndsy Marie Fonseca

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Oakland - California - USA

Homepage: http://lyndsy-fonseca.net/

Movie Involvements: 14

TV Involvements: 6


Most Famous Work

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lyndsy Marie Fonseca (born January 7, 1987 height 5' 5" (1,65 m)) is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Colleen Carlton on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless and Alexandra "Alex" Udinov on The CW show Nikita. Early life Fonseca was born in Oakland, California, the daughter of Lima Lynn (née Bergmann) and James Victor Fonseca. Her father is of Portuguese descent, and her mother is of half Portuguese ancestry. Her stepfather is attorney Reid Dworkin, and her younger half-sister is Hannah Dworkin. Fonseca was raised first in Alameda; after her mother remarried, she moved to Oakland, and then to Moraga. She was discovered by a talent manager in San Francisco. She then relocated to Los Angeles for her first pilot season at age 13, in the middle of the school year. The following year, she landed her breakthrough role, playing Colleen Carlton on The Young and the Restless with a three-year contract. With that, her mother and stepfather moved the whole family to Los Angeles. Since the end of her contract, she has booked many roles in television and films. Career In 2005, Fonseca earned a recurring role as Ted Mosby's future daughter on How I Met Your Mother and as Donna on HBO's Big Love. She starred in the 2005 Hallmark TV film Ordinary Miracles, as a 16-year-old juvenile delinquent who goes to live with a judge (Jaclyn Smith).In fall 2007, she played Dawn in the film Remember the Daze. She joined the cast of ABC's Desperate Housewives as the daughter of Katherine Mayfair (Dana Delany), a character moving onto Wisteria Lane. In 2008 she was nominated for the Actor award at the Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for Desperate Housewives (2004), shared with the cast. Fonseca played Katie Deauxma in the 2010 superhero film Kick-Ass which also featured her Nikita co-star Xander Berkeley in the cast. She appeared in three more US films in 2010, including Hot Tub Time Machine. In 2010, she was cast in the CW television series Nikita as Alex, a new recruit. She was listed at #62 in the 2010 Maxim Hot 100 and #89 in the 2011 list. Personal life Fonseca married artist and writer Matthew Smiley in April 2009. The couple split in July 2012 and Fonseca filed for divorce in 2013, citing irreconcilable differences.

Most Famous Work

9-1-1: Lone Star
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8

9-1-1: Lone Star

(2020) Iris Blake
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
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8

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

(2000) Megan Cooper
Heroes
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8

Heroes

(2006) April
Marvel's Agent Carter
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8

Marvel's Agent Carter

(2015) Angie Martinelli
Nikita
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7

Nikita

(2010) Alex Udinov
Kick-Ass
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7

Kick-Ass

(2010) Katie Deauxma
Kick-Ass 2
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6

Kick-Ass 2

(2013) Katie Deauxma
The Ward
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6

The Ward

(2010) Iris

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2021 Angie
Laura Turner
2020 Amy Thompson
Iris Blake
2019 Alexandra Emerson
2017 Helen
2016 Cara
Danielle
Allison Lee
2015 Natalie
Winter
Angie Martinelli
2014 Anna Gerkey
2013 Katie Deauxma
2011 Cheyanne
2010 Iris
Alex Udinov
Jennie
Katie Deauxma
2008 Dawn
2006 April
Jenny
N/A
2005 N/A
Penny Mosby
Amy
Sandy Barber
N/A
Sally Powell
2004 Addie
N/A
2000 N/A
Megan Cooper
Olivia
Joyce Biawitz
Year Character Movie/Tv

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