Brooke Lyons


Brooke Lyons Biography

Brooke Lyons (born November 8, 1980) is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Amy in the 2008 film Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins.

Life and career

Lyons was born in Washington, D.C. She grew up Fairfield and New Haven, Connecticut and moved around to many other towns in the state.

As a child she suffered from scoliosis, which debilitated her from a pursuing a career as a ballet dancer. Before being diagnosed, she studied dance at the Joffrey Ballet School of the Dance, New England Ballet School in Connecticut, Boston Ballet and traveled to France. She wore a back brace throughout her time in the ninth grade. She ultimately had surgery to correct her spine. While she was freshman at Yale University, she founded the Connecticut Scoliosis Association and wrote about her experiences with the disease in the book titled Scoliosis: Ascending the Curve. The book was published before she began classes at Yale in 1999.

While at Yale she majored in English literature and was a member of the "Arts and Letters" society Manuscript. She then became interested in acting, receiving her first speaking role in the Neil Simon play Rumors. She also worked in the productions The Maids and Heartbreak House. She received additional acting training at The Groundlings in Los Angeles.

Beginning in 2004, Lyons appeared in the television series American Dreams, That's So Raven, The Starter Wife, Desperate Housewives and has had recurring roles in 2 Broke Girls and Jane by Design.

In film, her most notable acting role to date was as Amy in 2008 film Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins. She also appeared in the films The Trap (2005), Protecting the King (2007) and Dark Reel (2008).

Filmography

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2005 ' Erica
2007 Protecting the King Monica
2007 X's & O's Hazel
2008 Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Amy
2008 Dark Reel Tanya Kismen
2009 Good: The Green Hotel Concierge (voice) Video short
2009 ' Kristen Short film
2009 ' Sarah Lambert
2010 ' Sarah Short film
2010 Beautiful Boy TV Reporter Voice
2012 To Sonnets Short film
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2004 American Dreams Erin Episode: "A Clear and Present Danger"
2006 That's So Raven Nikki Logan Episode: "Unhappy Medium"
2006 Mindy and Brenda Josh's Girlfriend TV movie
2008 With Friends Like These... Julie TV movie
2008 ' Dori TV movie
2008 ' Edie Episode: "Mollywood"
2009 Desperate Housewives Candace Episode: "Never Judge a Lady by Her Lover"
2010 Kings by Night Attractive Woman TV movie
2010 Important Things with Demetri Martin Helen Episode: "Strategy"
2010 DateaHuman.com Ruthie 6 episodes
2011 Law & Order: LA Greta Thomas Episode: "Benedict Canyon"
2011 Love Bites Coby Episode: "Keep on Truckin'"
2011"2012 2 Broke Girls Peach Landis 7 episodes
2012 Jane by Design Birdie 4 episodes
2012 Sullivan & Son Ashley Episode: "Pilot: Last, Best & Final"
2012 Royal Pains Talia Clarke Episode: "Something Fishy This Way Comes"
2013 Psych Elisa 2 episodes



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