Brooklyn Sudano Bio – Actress Movies & TV, Husband & More
Most of you may have heard about the name Brooklyn Sudano. However, very few of you probably know her properly. Sudano was born on the 5th of January, 1981 and she happens to be an American singer, dancer, and actress. She gained popularity after she played the role of Vanessa Scott on the popular ABC sitcom, My Wife and Kids. You must have also seen her in the popular NBC action series Taken. She played the role of Asha Flynn in the series. Sudano happens to be the daughter of Donna Summer, who is a Grammy Award winning singer and popularly known as “Disco Queen”, along with Bruce Sudano, who is a songwriter. She also has a younger sibling, Amanda Sudano, who is one of the music duos of Johnnyswim.
Early Life of Brooklyn Sudano
Born in the city of Los Angeles, California, Brooklyn Sudano was named after the city of Brooklyn, which is also the hometown of her father Bruce Sudano. Her younger sister, Amanda, is just 19 months younger to Brooklyn, Sudano also has an elder half-sister by the name of Mimi Sommer, born from her mother’s first marriage with Helmut Sommer. The early part of Sudano’s life was spent on a 56 acre ranch located in Thousand Oaks, California.
This was until she was 10 years old when her family shifted to Connecticut. By the timer Sudano was 14 years old, her family moved again and settled in Nashville, Tennessee. During this time, she got attracted towards arts and also got popular in the field. She started singing in the gospel choir at the local church. Sudano, along with her sisters, used to spend their summer times touring to different places and singing backup vocals for their mother.
Sudano attended high school at Christ Presbyterian Academy, where she also appeared in almost every theater productions. At times, she also used to accompany her parents during their world tours, while continuing her education with tutors. Sudano was a distinguished student and a valedictorian at her graduation. Once she graduated, Sudano got a chance to pursue her education at Brown, Duke and Georgetown University. But she thought it best to remain closer to her home and decided to attend Vanderbilt University. Later, she left the university and started studying at the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute located in New York.
While she pursued her classes in acting course in New York, Brooklyn Sudano was lucky enough to get spotted by a modelling agent and was signed to the Ford Modelling Agency. She has appeared in many advertising campaigns both in television and in print. This also included Clean and Clear, K-Mart, and Clairol.
Sudano replaced Meagan Good for the role of Vanessa Scott in the sitcom My Wife and Kids. She was Junior’s girlfriend and later became the wife. She made her first appearance in the season finale of the 3rd season. Sudano continued to be one of the regular cast members throughout the rest of the 5 years tenure of the series.
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