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This article's subject relates to Season 6 of 24.This is a production article written from an out-of-universe perspective
"It's intense. I mean Kiefer's intense, and the show moves so fast, and you shoot so fast. But at the same time, everybody's so relaxed and laid back. They love each other! This whole crew loves each other... They have so many guest stars, that you're so immediately welcomed into their fold. Because you don't know; You could be there for years! So it's just an unbelievable show. It's an unbelievable experience. And I've done things on that show that in 20 years of being an actress, I have never done in my career."
Rena Sofer on working on 24

Rena Sherel Sofer (born December 2, 1968; age 55) played Marilyn Bauer during Season 6 of 24.

Biography and career[]

Rena Sofer was born in Arcadia, California to a psychology professor and a Conservative Jewish Rabbi. When her parents divorced, Sofer moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and then North Bergen, New Jersey, where her father was Rabbi of Temple Beth El. Sofer attended the Frisch School, a Jewish high school in Paramus, New Jersey, and then graduated from North Bergen High School before beginning classes at Montclair State College.

When she was 15 years old, Sofer was discovered by a New York talent agent and started modeling before turning to acting. In 1987, she got her first acting role in Another World. After that, she has appeared in shows like General Hospital, Melrose Place, Heroes (with Zachary Quinto), NCIS (with Pauley Perrette and Richard Burgi), Covert Affairs, and The Bold and the Beautiful.

Sofer has also appeared in films like Rock Slyde, March (with Kevin McCorkle), Traffic (with Michael O'Neill), and Keeping the Faith.

24 credits[]

Selected filmography[]

  • Sarah (2010)
  • March (2001)
  • Traffic (2000)

Television appearances

  • General Hospital (1993-2023)
  • The Bold and the Beautiful (2013-2022)
  • Chicago P.D. (2014)
  • Beauty and the Beast (2012)
  • NCIS (2010)
  • 24 (2007)
  • Heroes (2007)
  • Blind Justice (2005)
  • Coupling (2003)
  • Just Shoot Me! (2002-2003)
  • CSI: Miami (2003)
  • Friends (2002)
  • The Chronicle (2001)
  • Ed (2001)
  • Melrose Place (1998-1999)
  • Seinfeld (1997)

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