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Faith Salie
Born April 14, 1971 (1971-04-14) (age 38)
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Occupation Actor, writer, and radio host
Years active 19942006
Spouse(s) Nick Holly (2005-2009)

Faith Salie (born April 14, 1971[1]) is an American actress, comedian and radio host.

Salie most recently hosted the Public Radio International program Fair Game from 2007 until its cancellation on May 30, 2008.[2] She previously appeared in the 2004 Bravo improvisational sitcom, Significant Others as well as other television sitcoms and dramas, including Sex and the City[3] and as Sarina Douglas on the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episodes "Statistical Probabilities" (1997) and "Chrysalis" (1998). Salie also played the redhead ignored by actor Ray Baker's character in the beginning of the 2002 independent film The Trip. A stand-up comedian and "pop-culture pundit" on several VH-1 programs, Salie served as co-creator, host and writer/producer for Fair Game.[2] She also guests on Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld‎ and serves as an occasional panelist on Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!.

Salie is a Rhodes scholar, graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University, and received a master's degree from Oxford University.[4] She originally enrolled as an undergraduate at Northwestern University after failing to be accepted at Yale, and then later transferred to Harvard. Additionally, she is a 1989 graduate of North Springs High School in Sandy Springs, Georgia.

Salie's brother, David Salie, served as Director of House Party Fundraising for the 2004 Howard Dean presidential campaign.[5]

Salie was married to writer/producer Nick Holly on June 4, 2005, but divorced in 2009.[6]

She chaired a special session entitled Battlestar Galactica at the 2009 World Science Festival[7]. The session also included Mary McDonnell, Michael Hogan, Nick Bostrom and Kevin Warwick.

Filmography

References

  1. ^ Faith Salie biography - IMDb.com Retrieved September 15, 2008.
  2. ^ a b Public Radio International's Fair Game - PRI.org Retrieved September 15, 2008.
  3. ^ Salie appears as "Rina" in the September 10, 2000 Sex and the City episode "Escape from New York."
  4. ^ Faith Salie biography - PRI.org Retrieved September 15, 2008.
  5. ^ Stableford, Dylan; Faith Salie (20 June 2007). "So What Do You Do, Faith Salie, Host, Fair Game? [interview]". Media Bistro. http://www.mediabistro.com/articles/cache/a9743.asp. Retrieved 25 November 2009.  
  6. ^ "What I Wore to My Divorce". Double X Blog. Slate Magazine. October 26, 2009. http://www.doublex.com/section/life/what-i-wore-my-divorce.  
  7. ^ http://www.worldsciencefestival.com/2009/battlestar-galactica

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