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
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
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
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
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
Her most recent project is the film, Gustave, coming in
Represented by United Talent Agency