Rena Sofer

Rena Sofer

Dec. 2nd, 1968
Born in
Arcadia, California, USA

Rena Sofer's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Melrose Place TV Show
Melrose Place
Just Shoot Me TV Show
Just Shoot Me
Blind Justice TV Show
Blind Justice
The Chronicle TV Show
The Chronicle
Coupling TV Show
Oh Grow Up TV Show
Oh Grow Up

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Rena was born in Arcadia, California. She moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania when her parents divorced. Her father is an orthodox Jewish Rabbi. Her mother teaches psychology. She was discovered at age 15 by a New York talent agent. She appeared on "Another World" (1964) for a short time and then went to "Loving" (1983), where she played "Rockie McKenzie". Her present role as "Lois Cerullo Ashton" on "General Hospital" (1963) has won her an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting actress, and a Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Younger Actress. Rena is now married to director/producer Sanford Bookstaver.

  • She was married to 'Wallace Kurth' (qv) who plays her husband on _"General Hospital" (1963)_ (qv).
  • Attended high school with actor 'Gene Gabriel' (qv).
  • Her father is an Orthodox rabbi.
  • Daughter, Avalon Leone Bookstaver was born in Los Angeles at 5 a.m. on Aug. 5, 2005 and weighed in at 8 lbs. 14 oz
  • (September 2002) Announced her engagement to director/producer 'Sanford Bookstaver' (qv).
  • (17 September 1996) Gave birth to a girl - Rosabel Rosalind Kurth. She weighed 7 lbs, 10 ounces. She was 20 1/2 inches with black hair and blue eyes. Her middle name comes from the recently deceased 'Rosalind Cash' (qv), whom both Rena and her (then) husband absolutely adored.
  • Her wedding to 'Sanford Bookstaver' (qv) was featured in the February 2004 issue of InStyle Magazine.

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