Catherine Dent is thrilled to be returning to Noor Film Festival where her short film, Silk, was nominated last year. A native of Baton Rouge, Catherine is most known as the tough but vulnerable street cop, Dani Sofer, on the acclaimed FX series, The Shield. She made her film debut opposite Paul Newman in, Nobody’s Fool, and has since been in many notable films such as 21 Grams, Auto Focus, The Majestic, and Someone Like You.
In addition to seven seasons on The Shield, Catherine has appeared in hundreds of TV shows from The Sopranoes and Fraiser to NCIS, The Mentalist, and most recently, Rake. She is currently recurring as the District Attorney on, Gang Related on FOX. She is a recent graduate of the AFI Directing Workshop for Women where she wrote, produced and directed her award winning short film, Silk.