Catherine Bell Biography (1968-)

Full name, Catherine Lisa Bell; born August 14, 1968, in London, England; immigrated to the United States, c. 1971; daughter of Peter (an architect) and Mina (a nurse and personal assistant) Bell; married Adam Beason (an actor andproduction assistant), May 8, 1994; children: Gemma. Addresses: Agent:Stephen LaManna, Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401.;Manager: Anthem Entertainment, 6100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1170, Los Angeles,CA 90048.; Publicist: Joy Kopaloff, PMK/HBH, 700 San Vicente Blvd., Suite G910, West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Birth Details
August 14, 1968
London, United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Major, then Lieutenant colonel Sarah "Mac" MacKenzie, JAG, CBS, 1997-
  • Movies
  • Chastity, Mother of the Bride, CBS, 1993
  • Police officer, Alien Nation: Body and Soul, Fox, 1995
  • Lieutenant commander Lisa Stark, Crash Dive: The Chase Is On (alsoknown as Crash Dive), HBO, 1997
  • Lisa, Black Thunder, 1997
  • Sandy, Cab to Canada, CBS, 1998
  • Elizabeth Wintern, The Time Shifters (also known as Thrill Seekers), TBS, 1999
  • Specials
  • Host, The 108th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade, CBS, 1997
  • Host, The Tournament of Roses Parade, CBS, 1998
  • Host of JAG segment, CBS: 50 Years of Funny Flubs and Screw Ups, CBS, 1998
  • New York City host, The All-American Thanksgiving Parade, CBS, 1998
  • E! Rack-n-Roll: Behind the Scenes, E! Entertainment Television, 1999
  • Judge, The 49th Annual Miss Universe Pageant, CBS, 2000
  • CBS at 75, CBS, 2003
  • Awards Presentations
  • Host, Thirteenth Annual Genesis Awards, Animal Planet, 1999
  • Presenter, The 35th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, CBS, 2000
  • Presenter, The 2001 Genesis Awards, Animal Planet, 2001
  • Presenter, DVD Exclusive Awards (also known as The Third AnnualDVD Exclusive Awards), FX Channel, 2003
  • Episodic
  • Contestant, The Match Game, ABC, 1990
  • Kay Meadows, "Those Who Can't, Edit," Dream On, HBO and Fox, 1994
  • Kelly, "Miracle under 34th Street," Vanishing Son, syndicated, 1995
  • Rachel, "Long Ago and Far Away," Vanishing Son, syndicated, 1995
  • Robin, "The One with the Baby on the Bus," Friends, NBC, 1995
  • "Comet Nails Star and Vice Versa!," The Naked Truth, ABC, 1995
  • Cat, "The Brunch Club," Hotline, 1996
  • Cynea, "The Lady and the Dragon," Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, syndicated, 1996
  • Lieutenant Dianne Schonke, "Death Watch," JAG, CBS, 1998
  • Guest, Sin City Spectacular (also known as Penn and Teller's Sin City Spectacular), 1998
  • Jenny Lake, "Ghosts of Christmas Past," JAG, CBS, 1999
  • Guest, The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1999
  • Mrs. Alexander MacKenzie, "Mutiny," JAG, CBS, 2001
  • Herself, "Wedding Planner (Special Edition)," Sidewalks Entertainment, 2002
  • Guest, The Howard Stern Show, E! Entertainment Television, 2002
  • Guest, The View, 2002, 2003
  • Ensign Beverly Tromatore, "Each of Us Angels," JAG, CBS, 2003
  • Lieutenant colonel Sarah "Mac" MacKenzie, "Let's Get Jaggy with It," Yes, Dear, CBS, 2003
  • Sam James, "Final Cut," Waking the Dead, BBC, 2003
  • Guest, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, syndicated, 2004
  • Appeared in Misery Loves Company, Fox; appeared as Lieutenant Dianne Schonke in "Skeleton Crew," an unaired episode of JAG, NBC.
  • Film Appearances
  • Grace, Men of War (also known as Paid to Kill, A Safe Place, and Hombres de acero), Dimension Films, 1995
  • Susan Ortega, Bruce Almighty, Universal, 2003
  • Radio Appearances
  • Episodic
  • Guest, The Howard Stern Radio Show, 2002

Further Reference


    • Entertainment Weekly, April 9, 1999, p. 34
    • Parade, January 7, 2001, p. 16
    • People Weekly, February 8, 1999, pp. 87-88
    • Catherine Bell's Official Site,, August 30, 2004

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