Date of birth: July 30, 1980
Hometown: Vallejo, California
Astral sign: Leo
April Michelle Bowlby is an American actress, best known for her role as Stacy on Drop Dead Diva, and also for the supporting role as Kandi, Alan Harper\'s dim-witted girlfriend and subsequently ex-wife in the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men.
Bowlby was born in Vallejo before moving to Manteca as a child and attending East Union High School. She studied ballet and French at Moorpark College before deciding to pursue an acting career. She studied drama with Ivana Chubbuck and secured a role in a major television series (Kimberlin/Kandi in Two and a Half Men) within months of her first Hollywood audition. Bowlby has appeared on many television series including CSI as Kaitlin Rackish in 2004, CSI: NY as Jenny Lee in 2005, Freddie as Sydney in 2005, Stacked as Jasmine in 2005 and How I Met Your Mother as Meg in 2007. Bowlby took on the role of Natasha in All Roads Lead Home, a 2007 film about a 12-year-old girl who loses her mother in an automobile accident.
In 2009 Bowlby starred in the comedy film The Slammin\' Salmon as Mia. She starred in the pilot for Drop Dead Diva, which was picked up as a series by Lifetime Network. The show\'s second season was shown in the summer of 2010. Bowlby also played a stripper in the U.S. adaption of Kath & Kim.
In 2010 Bowlby again appeared in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in the episode \"Unshockable\". She also appeared USA Network series Psych as Det. Carlton Lassiter\'s sister Lauren.