Charlotte Booker is an actress\writer based in New York City, with over thirty years' experience on stage, film, and television.
Ms. Booker had the singular privilege of appearing in both Broadway revivals of Garson Kanin's BORN YESTERDAY: the first with Ed Asner and Madeline Kahn, as well as the 2011 production starring Jim Belushi, Robert Sean Leonard, and Nina Arianda. Other New York stage credits include: TAKE ME BACK, LEAVE ME GREEN, FUGUE, FIVE GENOCIDES, DEATHBED, PSYCHO BEACH PARTY, and BITCH!, which she also wrote.
Ms. Booker, a well-known and respected actress in regional theatre, originated roles in VILLA AMERICA (Williamstown Theatre Festival); the musical QUILTERS (Denver Center, Edinburgh and Dublin Festivals); THREE SONGS (Fremont Center, L.A.), FRANKENSTEIN (St. Louis Rep), and DUSTY AND THE BIG BAD WORLD (Denver Center), and appeared in the American premieres of VISITORS (Martha's Vineyard Playhouse), MAN OF THE MOMENT (Cleveland Playhouse), THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE (Old Globe), and CLOUDS (Philadelphia Drama Guild). She has also played leading roles at Yale Rep, Hartford Stage, the Alley Theatre, and the Paper Mill, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Cincinnati Playhouses, among many others, and garnered rave reviews as Ann Landers in the solo show THE LADY WITH ALL THE ANSWERS at Capital Rep, Hartford Theaterworks, and Riverside Theatre in Florida.
On television, Ms. Booker recurs as Maggie Chambers on POWER (Starz Network), and has guest- and co-starred on THE JIM GAFFIGAN SHOW, BOARDWALK EMPIRE, LAW AND ORDER, CI, THIRD WATCH, MURPHY BROWN, DREW CAREY, EMPTY NEST, MARRIED WITH CHILDREN, LARRY SANDERS, NEWSRADIO, CHICAGO HOPE, and many more. She played Honey, the perfect 50's sitcom wife, in the series HI HONEY, I’M HOME on ABC and Nick at Nite. Dozens of commercials include: McDonald’s, Verizon, Frosted Flakes, JC Penney, Pizza Hut, Oreos, etc.
Don't blink and you'll see her in INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, directed by the Coen Brothers. Other films include: LOVE AND SUPPORT, THE DAY MY PARENTS RAN AWAY, STUART BLISS, TEMPORARY GIRL, and the short films MIRIAM, with Marian Seldes, and BRAZZAVILLE TEENAGER, directed by and starring Michael Cera.
Fans of downtown NYC comedy will remember her as the co-creator/curator of CAUSE CELEB!, the celeb autobio show that ran weekly for over four years. Always a fan of reading aloud, she records books for the NYPL's Heiskell Library, the Library of Congress, and Audible.com.
Ms. Booker holds a BS in Performance Studies from Northwestern University and counts herself lucky to have studied with acting greats Uta Hagen, Shelley Winters, F. Murray Abraham, and Geraldine Page.