Sophina Brown is an American actress best known for her starring role as Nikki Betancourt on the CBS drama series Numb3rs. Brown plays Terry Beaumont on ABC Family's Ravenswood. She is married to Henry Simmons, who is also in the series.

Early Life

Brown was born September 18, 1976 in Saginaw, Michigan. Sophina Brown has a BFA in Theatre Performance from the University of Michigan.


Right after graduating from college, Sophina got one of her first professional jobs in The National Tour of the hit musical Fame. Soon afterward, she made her Broadway debut in The Lion King. She has made numerous guest appearances on television series.

Brown had a starring role on the CBS drama series Numb3rs, wherein she played Nikki Betancourt, an "adrenaline junkie" and former LAPD officer.


Year Film Role Notes
2007 Because I Said So Milly's Staff #1/Matisse
Year Title Role Notes
2000 Strangers with Candy Sydney
2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Mrs. Williams
The Education of Max Bickford Woman #1
2003 Law & Order Dana
Hack Tammi Anderson
Chappelle's Show Various
2005 Committed Roberta
Numb3rs Member of ELM (Scorched)
2006 Without a Trace Dr. Lydia Adams
2006–2008 Shark Raina Troy
2008–2010 Numb3rs Nikki Betancourt
2010 Castle Brooke Carver Episode: "Under the Gun"
Brothers & Sisters Bitsy Fairbank Episode: "A Righteous Kiss"
2011 NCIS: Los Angeles Jennifer Grear Episode:"Empty Quiver"
The Good Wife Katrina Bishop Episode: "Ham Sandwich"
2012 Bones Melanie Carmichael Episode: "The Partners in the Divorce"
2013 NCIS Lt. Callie Daniels Episode: "Chasing Ghosts"
2013-2014 Ravenswood Terry Beaumont Recurring role