Character: Anna Nicole Smith
Agnes Bruckner is no stranger to being in front of cameras, having begun acting at the age of 12. In 2002, she earned the attention of critics nationwide for her leading role in “Blue Car,” an independent drama about a gifted teenager whose world of turmoil becomes increasingly complicated after a unique relationship forms with her English teacher. For her work in “Blue Car,” Bruckner was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award in the category of “Best Female Lead.”
Bruckner has had a successful run on the silver screen during the past several years. After the triumphant debut of “Blue Car,” she went on to star alongside Sandra Bullock and Ryan Gosling in Warner Bros.’ “Murder By Numbers.” Soon afterwards Bruckner starred opposite Val Kilmer, Carrie Fischer and Rachel Leigh Cook in Samuel Goldwyn Films’ “Stateside,” before appearing in 2007’s MGM fave “Blood and Chocolate” with Hugh Dancy. Other film projects include Dimension’s “Venom,” Sony Pictures’ “Dreamland,” and Sony Pictures’ “The Woods.” Bruckner also starred in a number of successful independent films including “Home Room” with Busy Philipps and Erika Christensen; “Rick” with Bill Pullman and Sandra Oh; “Haven” with Orlando Bloom; “Peaceful Warrior” with Nick Nolte and Amy Smart; “Kill Theory”; “Breaking the Girls;” “The Millionaire Tour;” “The Pact” and “The Citizen.”
In 2011 Bruckner starred in the Lifetime Television movie “The Craigslist Killer,” a crime thriller about a seemingly normal man who lived a dark and secretive online life. Also on the small screen, she has had significant roles on “Covert Affairs,” “24,” “Private Practice,” “Fairly Legal,” “Hawaii Five-0,” “Dirty Sexy Money” and “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” to name a few.
Bruckner currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
Born on November 28, 1967, in Mexia, Texas, Anna Nicole Smith rose to fame as a model. She was named Playboy's Playmate of the Year in 1993. In 1994, she wed 89-year-old oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall II, who soon died. Smith spent years fighting for a share of her late husband's estate. She starred in her own reality show from 2002 to 2004. Smith died of an accidental drug overdose in 2007... Read more on Biography.com.