Aug. 4th, 1981
Los Angeles, California, USA
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Meghan Markle is an American fashion model, spokesmodel, and actress. She is formerly the model who held case #24 on the hit US television game show Deal or No Deal. She played FBI special agent Amy Jessup in FOX's sci-fi thriller Fringe.
Markle was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Markle took an interest in theatre in high school and was on the Prom Court.
Markle was the first member of her family to graduate college, as an undergraduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois where she graduated with a double major in Theater and International Relations. She worked for the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires in the Public Affairs Department. Markle would eventually like to go back to Northwestern for her Master's in International Diplomacy.
Markle's acting career began several years ago. A friend gave a manager a copy of a film Markle did in college. The manager, without delay, gave Markle a call which eventually led to the start of her acting profession.
In 2002, Markle got her start in an episode of the daytime soap opera, General Hospital. She's also appeared in television episodes of Century City, Cuts, Love, Inc., The War at Home, 90210, Knight Rider, Without a Trace, The Apostles, and CSI: NY. Markle has also made appearances in the films A Lot Like Love and Deceit.
She was also cast in a Tostitos commercial where her character chooses to purchase Tostitos over other corn chips because it has only three ingredients.
Markle's most recent television appearance was in Fringe as Junior Agent Amy Jessup in the first two episodes of its second season. Markle has been cast in a lead role in the upcoming USA Network show Suits. Her character is named Rachel Zane, who is "an attractive paralegal with an encyclopedic knowledge of the law who's assigned to Mike (Patrick J. Adams) and becomes his valuable after-hours research ally".
Markle appeared in two 2010 films, Get Him to the Greek and Remember Me.
- Alumna of Northwestern University After graduating college, she worked for the US Embassy in Buenos Aires.
- For a scene in "A Lot Like Love," the 2nd A.D. had to teach her how to drive stick shift just an hour before filming.