Deidre Lovejoy is an American actress best known for playing Assistant State's Attorney Rhonda Pearlman in the police series The Wire, from 2002-2008.
She has made numerous guest appearances on television shows, including Law & Order, Third Watch, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Ed, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Without A Trace, Strong Medicine, Touched By An Angel, Judging Amy, NYPD Blue, The West Wing, Nip/Tuck, The Closer, NUMB3RS, Close To Home and Two And A Half Men.
She also appeared in three episodes of the sitcom Spin City, each time as a different reporter.
Lovejoy has also acted in the mini-series The Kennedys of Massachusetts (her screen acting debut in 1990) and Kingpin (2003), and in the made-for-TV movie Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder (2000).
In addition, Lovejoy has appeared in the following feature films to date:
Sour Grapes (1998)
Number One (1998)
Random Hearts (1999)
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Shaft (2000) (uncredited)
My Sister's Wedding (2001)
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
Step Up (2006)
Born in Abilene, Texas, Lovejoy graduated from the prestigious theatre department at the University of Evansville in Evansville, Indiana.