BROOKE LANGTON was born in a copper-mining town in Arizona on November 27, 1970.  Her father, whom she describes as a "poetic, foul-mouthed geologist" and her mother divorced when she was young.  Brooke moved around with her mother, first to Illinois, then to Euless, Texas, where she grew up.


Later, she moved to Portland, Oregon, where she became involved in theater; she even spent a few months working in Japan as a model in commercials.


Back stateside, Brooke went to San Diego State University, where she studied marine biology.  By the early 1990s, she had settled down in Los Angeles, where she began to pursue acting full-time.


She made her feature debut in Terminal Velocity (1994), with a bit part.


In 1995 and 1996, Brooke was reaching a variety of mainstream television audiences.  She had guest appearances on shows like Chicago Hope, The Single Guy, Party of Five, Young Indiana Jones and Sliders.


But in 1996, Brooke had her most prominent TV role, when she was cast as 'Samantha Reilly Campbell' on Melrose Place, she stayed on the primetime melodrama until 1998.


Meanwhile, Brooke was expanding her range into movie roles as well.  She was the object of Jon Favreau's affection in 1996's Swingers (who could forget the classic answering machine scene?) and followed up that notable performance with The Small Hours (1997) opposite Djimon Hounsou and Reach the Rock (1998) produced by the brat pack creator John Hughes.


Also in 1998, Brooke had her first starring role in a TV series.  In The Net, based on the Sandra Bullock movie of the same name, she played the lead, 'Angela Bennett', a woman trying to escape from the information highway.


She was Keanu Reeves' love interest in The Replacements (2000), and starred in Playing Mona Lisa (2000) and Kiss the Bride (2002).  In between, she also starred in the TV series, Fling (2001) created by Glenn Gordon Carson, who's hits included 'Moonlighting' and 'Medium' with Patricia Arquette.


In 2003, she was cast in a small role in Ang Lee's The Hulk.  Her next project was the independent film Partners (2005) also starring Julie Bowen.  Followed by Beautiful Dreamer (2005) that she co-produced.


Her most recent project is the film, Gustave, coming in 2007.


Represented by United Talent Agency