Pulsipher in 2012
(1982-05-06) May 6, 1982
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Lindsay Pulsipher (born May 6, 1982) is an American actress. She has had several roles in film and television, and is known for her series regular role as Rose Lawrence on A&E Network‘s The Beast (2009). She joined the third season of HBO‘s True Blood (2010), playing were-panther Crystal Norris and love interest to Jason Stackhouse.
Lindsay Pulsipher was born and grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah, with five siblings, and was inspired to be an actor by her mother, a theater actress. As she puts it, “I used to make either my little sister or my best friend act out these plays with me. I was doing that from the time I can remember. It was always something I enjoyed doing”. She was influenced by Julie Christie and Audrey Hepburn who showed her “a whole new world as far as acting goes”.
After appearing in several roles from 2000 to 2003 in the television series, Touched by an Angel, filmed in her hometown of Salt Lake City, and after starring in a couple of indie films, Pulsipher moved to Los Angeles to pursue a lifelong dream of a career in acting.
She was given several guest starring roles in popular television series including House, M.D., CSI: NY (Crime Scene Investigation: New York) and NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service, and eventually received a regular role with Patrick Swayze in The Beast (2009). She took the role of Crystal Norris beginning with the third season of the True Blood (2010). She has starred in two features directed by Calvin Reeder: The Oregonian (2011), and The Rambler (2013), and most recently, she guest-starred as Kim Rollins, Amanda Rollins‘ troubled sister on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
“…I’m a very visual person. When I’m reading a script or if I’m preparing for a scene I really like to create the story in a visual sense. I take myself out of the character completely and almost watch the character as a spectator, if that makes sense. I’m observing the character as a third person. So I don’t make it too personal so that she’s her own person. I read it like I do a novel. When you read a book you create this image in your head of what these people are doing and the story in your head is more of a visual thing. I guess that I do that with scripts, too. I almost look at it as a spectator as opposed to being right in it. I know that sounds cheesy but then I feel like I can then learn from watching it if that makes sense”.
|2002||Jumping for Joy||Bobbie Dean|
|2006||Little Farm||Lisa||Short film|
|2006||June and July||Nora|
|2009||Snake Mountain Colada, TheThe Snake Mountain Colada||Mother Desert||Short film|
|2010||Do Not Disturb||Brenda|
|2011||Oregonian, TheThe Oregonian||The Oregonian|
|2013||Rambler, TheThe Rambler||The Girl|
|2013||How to Speak Clearly||Honey Baker||Short film|
|2000||Touched by an Angel||Young Ellen / Young Lucy||Episodes: “Buy Me a Rose”, “The Grudge”|
|2001||Cover Me||Alison Denny||Episode: “The River”|
|2001||Touched by an Angel||Raver||Episode: “Heaven’s Portal”|
|2003||Touched by an Angel||Heather||Episode: “Song for My Father”|
|2005||House||Team Member #1||Episode: “Kids“|
|2006||Masters of Horror||Tara||Episode: “Fair-Haired Child“|
|2007||CSI: NY||Cheryl Miller / Venus||Episode: “Down the Rabbit Hole”|
|2008||Eleventh Hour||Kelly Frost||Episode: “Resurrection”|
|2009||Beast, TheThe Beast||Rose Lawrence||Regular role (13 episodes)|
|2009||NCIS||Tina Ellis||Episode: “Faith”|
|2010||FlashForward||Adult Charlie Benford||Episode: “Future Shock”|
|2010||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Sally Rand||Episode: “Shock Waves”|
|2010||Chase||Melanie Robbins||Episode: “Havoc”|
|2010-2011||True Blood||Crystal Norris||Recurring role (14 episodes)|
|2011||CSI: Miami||Tara Warner||Episode: “Wheels Up”|
|2012||Hatfields & McCoys||Roseanna McCoy||TV miniseries|
|Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Kim Rollins||Episodes: “Friending Emily”, “Deadly Ambition”, “Maternal Instincts”, “Heightened Emotions”|
|2013||Justified||Cassie St. Cyr||Recurring role (7 episodes)|
|2013||Perception||Kendra Murphy||Episodes: “Wounded”, “Warrior”|
|2015||Criminal Minds||Estelle Cosgrove||Episode: “Anonymous”|
|2016||American Horror Story: Hotel||Tina Black||Episode: “Battle Royale”|
|2017||Scorpion||Michelle Bannister||Episode: “Something Burrowed, Something Blew “|
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