Marla Sokoloff Biography
Marla Sokoloffs acting debut started with television shows such as Full House from 1987-1995, Boy Meets world where she starred from 1993-2000, Party of Five from 1994-2000, and Step by Step from 1991-1998. Although she had appeared on numerous television shows, Marla Sokoloffs roster of television appearances were among the big ones of each network, making her resume quite impressive. She has also appeared in 3rd Rock from the Sun, The Practice, 7th Heaven, Desperate Housewives, and a guest appearance in Friends. Among all the television shows she has starred in, it was her role as a legal secretary in the Practice that earned her nominations in the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series category from 1999-2001.
On the big screen, Marla Sokoloff is usually seen doing teen comedies although she has tried her hand in other types of films. Her movies include The Babysitters Club, True Crime, Dude, Wheres My Car, Sugar and Spice, and Whatever It Takes where she costarred with and met her current live-in boyfriend, James Franco. Some critics say that more of Marla Sokoloffs talent and connection with viewers was on her small screen roles, rather than in movies although she is clearly multi-talented and a favorite of teen viewers. Her latest movie appearance was for The Tollbooth, an indie film produced in 2006.
In 2006, Marla Sokoloff went back to her roots as a musician, as she released her first solo album called Grateful. She is also the lead singer for the band Smittin. Marla Sokoloff is not only talented in singing; she can also play the clarinet, piano, and guitar very well. She actually owns a Venus Guitar that was autographed and designed by Courtney Love.
Marla Sokoloff enjoys writing music in her spare time, and looks up to musicians such as Led Zeppelin, Stevie Nicks, and Fiona Apple as inspirations.