Monika Schnarre

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Monika Schnarre
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Schnarre in September 2010
Born (1971-05-27) May 27, 1971 (age 51)
OccupationModel, actress, Television host
Years active1989–present
Children1

Monika Schnarre (born May 27, 1971) is a Canadian model, actress and television host. She is reportedly 185.4 cm (6′1″) tall.

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In 1986, at age 14, Schnarre won the Ford Models "Supermodel of the World" contest, becoming the youngest model to ever win. She appeared on the cover of American Vogue at 14 and in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue at 15.

In 1989, she wrote a book about her modelling experiences titled Monika: Between You and Me.

She became an actress, appearing in over 50 film and television roles including The Bold and the Beautiful and Beastmaster , and made guest appearances on Beverly Hills 90210, Andromeda , Caroline in the City , The King of Queens and Cracked . [1] Schnarre has also made a number of movies, with roles in Love on the Side , Waxwork II: Lost in Time and Junior . She played Oxanna Kristos in the video game Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun .

Schnarre went on to study television broadcast journalism at University of California, Los Angeles, and was co-host of Celebrity RSVP, a Canadian entertainment news program. She also was a guest correspondent on etalk and ET Canada.

In 2007, Schnarre became a volunteer Ambassador for Habitat for Humanity Toronto's Women Build program. Schnarre resides in Toronto and Muskoka, Ontario. [2]

In 2014, Schnarre launched her line of natural anti-aging skincare products.

Personal life

Schnarre attended Woburn Collegiate to get her diploma and finished with honours. After that, she moved to California to pursue a career in acting. [3]

She married Storey Badger in 2010, [4] and subsequently divorced. [5] Her son, Bode, was born on May 8, 2013. [6]

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
1991The Death MerchantAmanda
1991 Fearless Tiger AshleyVideo
1992 Waxwork II: Lost in Time Sarah Brightman
1993 Warlock: The Armageddon Model
1994 Bulletproof Heart (aka Killer)Laura
1994 Junior Angelic Nurse
1997 The Peacekeeper Jane Cross
1998SanctuaryColette Fortier
2001 Turbulence 3: Heavy Metal Erica BlackVideo
2001Vegas, City of DreamsJessica Garrett
2001 Snowbound Liz Bartlett
2004 Love on the Side Linda Avery

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
1989 Friday the 13th: The Series Sandy ThomersonEpisode: "Face of Evil"
1990 Friday the 13th: The Series Lisa CaldwellEpisode: "Epitaph for a Lonely Soul"
1991 Designing Women LadyEpisode: "Fore!"
1991 DEA ModelEpisode: "White Lies"
1991 Tropical Heat Jenny ShipmanEpisode: "This Year's Model"
1994 Boogies Diner ZoyaTV series
1994 The Bold and the Beautiful Ivana VanderveldTV series
1996Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: IceAugusta BlairTV film
1995-1996 Beverly Hills, 90210 ElleRecurring role (4 episodes)
1997 The Adventures of Sinbad AlanaEpisode: "Isle of Bliss"
1997 Silk Stalkings Kristin CampbellEpisode: "Pretty in Black"
1997Dead FireKendall BlackTV film
1997 Breaker High PaprikaEpisode: "Silence of the Lamborghini"
1997 Team Knight Rider Dr. Magda MatleonskiEpisode: "The 'A' List"
1998 Dead Man's Gun Ann TalbotEpisode: "The Gambler"
1998 The New Addams Family Melinda CarverEpisode: "Fester's Punctured Romance"
1998 Welcome to Paradox Bio-Rob / Dorothy DuncanEpisode: "Acute Triangle"
1998 Night Man ZentareEpisode: "It Came from Out of the Sky"
1999 Night Man ZentareEpisode: "Scent of a Woman"
1999 Earth: Final Conflict Pearl BellEpisode: "Second Chances"
1999 Total Recall 2070 Marissa Lett / Rachel VespersEpisode: "Allure"
1999 Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun Oxanna KristosVideo game
1999 The New Addams Family Rocket WomanEpisode: "Fester the Marriage Counselor"
1999 First Wave Harlie DanielsEpisode: "The Heist"
1999-2002 BeastMaster The SorceressRecurring role (29 episodes)
2000 Caroline in the City LisaEpisode: "Caroline and Joanie and the Stick"
2000 Code Name: Eternity Claire LloydEpisode: "Making Love"
2000Hollywood Off-RampUnknownEpisode: "Model Behavior"
2001 Andromeda Lieutenant Jill PearceEpisode: "The Mathematics of Tears"
2002 Just Cause DevinEpisode: "Making News"
2003 Charmed JennaEpisode: "Lucky Charmed"
2003 The King of Queens UliEpisode: "Clothes Encounter"
2004 Mutant X Riley MorganEpisode: "The Prophecy"
2005 Andromeda MaridaEpisode: "The Opposites of Attraction"
2006 Underfunded Juliette GlickmanTV film
2016 Saving Hope CarolineEpisode: Can't You Hear Me Knocking?
2022 Canada's Drag Race HerselfGuest judge (1 episode)

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References

  1. Cracked, season 2, episode 2 ("The Price")(2013).
  2. "About Storey".
  3. "Famous Students". WoburnAlumni.ca. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  4. "Monika Schnarre, Canada's First Supermodel, Ties The Knot". Torontolife.com. 2010-08-23. Archived from the original on 2010-09-02. Retrieved 2011-02-07.
  5. "'I've often felt like Forrest Gump': Supermodel Monika Schnarre turns 50 and reflects on a whirlwind life". thestar.com. 2021-07-13.
  6. "Monika Schnarre: How I got pregnant". chatelaine.com. 2013-06-23. Retrieved 2013-06-23.