American actress Marin Hinkle is best known for co-starring with Charlie Sheen in the television sitcom “Two and a Half Men” as the character “Judith Harper-Melnick”. She has acted in more than thirty films and just as many television episodes during the course of her illustrious career, which spans more than two decades. Breathing Room, I’m Not Rappaport, Frequency, The Next Big Thing, The Haunting of Molly Hartley, Once and Again, Deception, and Speechless are a few of her well-known works. Growing up, Marin wanted to pursue a career as a ballerina dancer, but a tragic incident crushed her aspirations. The unfortunate circumstance did not, however, shatter her spirit, and the brave young woman made the decision to pursue a career in acting. Her parents supported her decision to pursue a career in this sector, so she enrolled in the Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.
The career of Marin Hinkle
Theaters were where Marin Hinkle began her performing career. In 1994, she costarred with Jean Stapleton as “Juliet” in “Romeo and Juliet” at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC. Prior to portraying “Sandra Markowitz” in “A Thousand Clowns” at the Criterion Center Stage Right, she had major roles on Broadway and at the Broadhurst Theatre.
She made her television debut in 1995, portraying “Alison Van Rohan” in the NBC serial opera “Another World.” She later made appearances in a few movies and television programs before landing the role of “Judy Brooks” in the ABC drama series “Once and Again” in 1999. She appeared in 58 episodes as this character.
The next significant endeavor for Marin Hinkle was with CBS, where she played the character of “Judith Harper-Melnick” on the American television sitcom “Two and a Half Men” from 2003 until 2015. Up to the ninth season, she co-starred with Charlie Sheen, Jon Cryer, Angus T. Jones, and Ashton Kutcher as the main characters. Before her character was deleted from the screenplay, she made an appearance in 83 episodes throughout the course of the seasons.
She had her first appearance as Samantha Bowers in the American prime-time television soap opera “Deception” in 2013, and later that year, she agreed to play Isabelle Barnes in the CBS political drama television series “Madam Secretary.” She landed some significant roles in the ensuing years, such as “Dr. Miller” in the ABC sitcom “Speechless” and “Rose Weissman” in the American historical comedy-drama series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”
Marin Hinkle, a very successful actress in the television industry, was unable to have an equally illustrious career in the film industry, but she did feature in more than thirty movies throughout her career. Frequency, The Next Big Thing, The Year That Trembled, What Just Happened, Quarantine, Imagine That, and Cowgirls ‘n Angels: Dakota’s Summer are just a few of the movies she has worked on.
Individual Life of Marin Hinkle
Marin Elizabeth Hinkle was born in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on March 23, 1966. She was the daughter of Rodney Hinkle, a college dean, and Margaret R. (Polga), a Massachusetts Superior Court justice. She and her family relocated to Boston when she was four years old, where they later welcomed her brother Mark as their second child.
After graduating from Newton South High School, Marin went on to Brown University. She enrolled in New York University’s Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts after determining she wanted to be an actress and completed it in 1991.
She got married to New York theatrical director Randall Sommer in 1998. Together, the couple has a child.
Marin Hinkle’s Net Worth
Actress Marin Hinkle, who is both Tanzanian and American, is worth $3 million. Born in Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam, Marin Hinkle later earned a degree from Brown University. She then received her degree from the Graduate Acting Program at Tisch School of the Arts. She made her on-camera debut in the middle of the 1990s in a minor role in the serial opera “Another World.”