Marla Sokoloff Height, Weight, Age, Bio, Husband, Facts

Who is Marla Sokoloff?

Marla Sokoloff is an American actress who is probably known for her work on television. She got her major breakthrough when she landed the role of a sassy receptionist, Lucy Hatcher, in the legal drama series ‘The Practice’ in 1998. She further continued with her success with stellar roles in ‘Desperate Housewives,’ ‘Big Day,’ ‘The Fosters’ and ‘Fuller House.’ Marla has graced several roles on big screen, including ‘Dude, Where’s My Car?,’ ‘The Tollbooth’ and ‘Scents and Sensibility.’

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Personal Life

Marla Sokoloff was born on the 19th of December 1980, in San Francisco, California, United States of America. She is currently 38 years old.

Birth NameMarla Lynne Sokoloff
NicknameMarla
Date of BirthDecember 19, 1980
Place of BirthSan Francisco, California, U.S.
Age38 years old
Sun SignSagittarius
ProfessionActress
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityAshkenazi Jewish

Family and Education

Marla Sokoloff was born in a Jewish family who were originally from Russia and Germany. Her father, Howard Sokoloff, is a podiatrist, while her mother, Cindi (née Sussman), was a former caterer. She has a brother named Jared Sokoloff.

For her education, she attended Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, located on the campus of California State University, Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California.

Marla Sokoloff Husband

Marla is married to Deadsy drummer Alec Puro since November 7, 2009. The gorgeous couple have two daughters, Elliotte Anne (born, February 8, 2012) and Olive Mae (born, March 13, 2015).

She had previously dated actor James Franco, her co-actor of ‘Whatever It Takes’, from 1999 until they broke up in 2004.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 2 inches
Centimeters – 158 cm
Meters – 1.58 m
WeightKilograms – 53 kg
Pounds – 117 lbs
Body BuildSlim
Body Measurements37-26-37
Body ShapeHourglass
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBrownish Red
SexualityStraight
Shoe Size7.5 (US)
Dress Size8 (US)
Distinctive Features Short Stature

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Marla Sokoloff grabbed her first acting role in the romantic black comedy film, ‘So I Married an Axe Murderer’ in 1993, in which she played the role of Alcatraz Visitor. However, her role went uncredited in the film.

Two years later, her first credited role came with the comedy drama film, The Baby-Sitters Club. She played the role of Margarite ‘Cokie’ Mason in the film.

Television Debut

Marla made her television debut with a minor role playing Paige in an episode of the ABC sitcom, Boy Meets World in 1993.

Singing Debut

Apart from acting, Marla is a talented and accomplished singer-songwriter and released her debut studio album “Grateful” in 2006.

Significant Works

Marla Sokoloff had her first major breakthrough with the ABC network’s legal drama series ‘The Practice’, where she essayed the lead role of Lucy Hatcher. She appeared in all six seasons of the series which ran from 1998 until 2004.

She was lauded for her praiseworthy performance in the ABC’s short-lived sitcom ‘Big Day’ from 2006 until 2007.

Her other remarkable works include Dani in ‘The Fosters,’ Gia Mahan in the Netflix original series ‘Fuller House,’ and several other TV movies.

Marla Sokoloff on Social Media

She has a decent fan following across social media platforms with around 200k followers on Instagram and over 20k followers on Twitter.

Marla Sokoloff Facts

She has been acting since the age of 7, starting with plays in local San Francisco theater.

She launched her professional acting career at a very young age with a starring role in the series ‘Full House.’ The budding actress was just twelve years old when she was cast in the series.

Marla landed on different roles in TV series and films before her breakthrough role in the ABC network’s legal drama series ‘The Practice.’

She served as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for Los Angeles rock band Smitten until she embarked on a solo career.

She is an avid fan of guitar and has a huge guitar collections.

Marla and actor Jake Gyllenhaal share the same birthday.

She owns a line of custom-made guitar straps called Kiss My Axe.

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