Calliope “Callie” Thorne is an American actress known for her roles on Homicide: Life on the Street as Detective Laura Ballard, a role she held for 2 seasons, and the Movie Homicide: The Movie, and also her role on Rescue Me as Sheila Keefe, the 9/11 widow of Jimmy, who was the cousin of the show’s main character, Tommy Gavin, played by Denis Leary.
Thorne was born in Sudbury, Massachusetts. She studied theater and dramatic literature at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts and at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York City.
Thorne has also done work on stage, such as in the off-Broadway play The Country Club (1999), with Cynthia Nixon in New York. Additionally, she appeared with Eric Bogosian and Sam Rockwell in The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (2005), directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman.