Callie Thorne


Date Of Birth

November 20, 1969


Actress Calliope "Callie" Thorne was born on November 20, 1969 in Sudbury, Massachusetts. She got her training by studying theater and literature at Wheaton College and at New York City's Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. She booked her first role in 1996, appearing in the film Ed's Next Move. She then became known for portraying Det. Laura Ballard on Homicide: Life on the Street until 1999. She continued to appear on movies like Giving It Up, Wirey Spindell and Sidewalks of New York. On the small screen, she rose to fame with her performances on Rescue Me, ER, The Wire, and Californication. She was also cast as Dani Santino on the series Necessary Roughness in 2011.

Place of Birth

New York City, New York, USA

Birth Name

Callie Thorne




2011: Necessary Roughness (TV series) - Dani Santino/Danielle 'Dani' Santino
2011: Californication (TV series) - Sasha Bingham's Mom
2010: Meet My Boyfriend!!! (short) - Lisa
2009-2010: Burn Notice (TV series) - Natalie Rice
2004-2010: Rescue Me (TV series) - Sheila Keefe
2010: Nice Guy Johnny - Roseanne
2009: White Collar (TV series) - Maria Fiametta
2009: Welcome to Academia - Valery
2009: Around the Block (short) - Paula
2009: Royal Pains (TV series) - Allison Moore
2006-2008: Prison Break (TV series) - Pam Mahone
2002-2008: The Wire (TV series) - Elena McNulty
2007: Wainy Days (TV series short) - Mary
2007: Watching the Detectives - Marcia
2006: The American Experience (TV series documentary) - Sara Pierce
2006: Law & Order (TV series) - Attorney Stuart
2006: Delirious - Gabi
2005-2006: ER (TV series) - Jodie Kenyon
2006: Jimmy Blue (short) - Gina
2005: David & Layla - Abby, David's fiancee
2005: Robin's Big Date (short) - Kate
2005: The F Word - Stephanie
2005: Strangers with Candy - Teacher
2004: Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV series) - Sheila Bradley
2003-2004: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV series) - Nikki Staines
2004: The Wrong Coast (TV mini-series) - Various Celebrity Voices
2003: This Is Not a Film - Callie
2003: Titletown (TV movie)
2002: Stella Shorts 1998-2002 (video) - Yoga Instructor
2002: Analyze That - Agent Cerrone
2002: Washington Heights - Raquel
2002: Hysterical Blindness (TV movie) - Carolann
2002: Third Watch (TV series) - Jimmy's Friend
2001: Revolution #9 - Stephanie
2001: Sidewalks of New York - Sue
2001: More, Patience (TV movie) - Mia
2001: The $treet (TV series) - Sabrina McKee
2000: Ed (TV series) - Judy Kellman
2000: Strangers with Candy (TV series) - School Nurse
2000: Whipped - Liz
2000: Homicide: The Movie (TV movie) - Det. Laura Ballard
2000: Double Parked - Rita Ronaldi
2000: Wirey Spindell - Tabitha
1999: Giving It Up - Rex
1997-1999: Homicide: Life on the Street (TV series) - Det. Laura Ballard
1998: Chocolate for Breakfast - Nina
1998: Next Stop Wonderland - Cricket
1997: Turbulence - Laura
1996: Ed's Next Move - Lee


My mother for several years was a struggling, young single mother with me. I drew so much from her.

(about her role on "Rescue Me"): This is literally my favorite role. The role of Sheila is like nothing else. There's no holds barred with her.

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