Brigitte Bako

Brigitte Bako

Born: May 15, 1967
Age: 51
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Biography

Brigitte Bako (born May 15, 1967) is a Canadian actress known for her role on Red Shoe Diaries. She also wrote, produced and starred in the adult comedy G-Spot.

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Life and career

Bako was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to Jewish parents. Her mother is a Holocaust survivor.

She trained with the Les Grands Ballets Canadiens and acted with the Canadian National Shakespeare Company.

She has starred in Hollywood productions, numerous Canadian-made movies, and films made in Canada by American producers. Bako's first major break was in Martin Scorsese’s New York Stories. She co-starred with David Duchovny and Billy Wirth in Red Shoe Diaries; Benjamin Bratt and Michael Keaton in One Good Cop; and Ralph Fiennes in Strange Days. Saint Monica was featured at the 2002 Toronto International Film Festival, and Bako received a Genie Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Bako also received a Genie Award nomination for Best Actress in 1993. She starred in I Love a Man in Uniform, her first collaboration with Canadian producer Robert Lantos.

In addition to having the starring role, Bako makes her writing and executive producing debut in G-Spot. She currently maintains homes in New York and Los Angeles.

Bako worked with David Duchovny again in a 2007 episode of the Showtime series Californication (Episode 9, "Filthy Lucre," as a Porsche saleswoman).

She voiced Angela in Gargoyles and Monique Dupre in Godzilla: The Series.

Filmography

  • One Good Cop (1991)
  • Red Shoe Diaries (TV-1992)
  • Fifteenth Phase of the Moon (TV-1992)
  • I Love a Man in Uniform (1993)
  • Dark Tide (1993)
  • Replikator (1994)
  • Strange Days (1995)
  • Irving (1995)
  • Double Take (1997)
  • Dinner and Driving (1997)
  • The Escape (1997)
  • The Week That Girl Died (1998)
  • Paranoia (1998)
  • Primary Suspect (2000)
  • Wrong Number (2001)
  • Sweet Revenge (2001)
  • Saint Monica (2002)
  • Who's the Top? (2005)

TV series

  • Gargoyles (voice, 1994)
  • 3x3 Eyes (voice, 1995)
  • Godzilla: The Series (voice, 1998)
  • The Mind of the Married Man (2001)
  • The Atwood Stories (2003, episode "Isis in Darkness")
  • Law & Order (2004, episode "Darwinian")
  • G-Spot (2005-2009)
  • Californication (2007, episode "Filthy Lucre")

[ Source: Wikipedia ]