Michelle Borth

Michelle Borth (born August 19, 1978) is an American actress who has portrayed characters on The Forgotten and the HBO series Tell Me You Love Me.[1] Borth plays Catherine Rollins on the CBS crime-drama Hawaii Five-0.

Michelle Borth
Borth at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival premiere of A Good Old Fashioned Orgy
Born (1978-08-19) August 19, 1978
Alma materPace University
Years active2002–present

Early life and education

Borth was born and grew up in New York City. Her mother is of Italian origin, and owns a home improvement business. She has two younger brothers.[2]

She aspired to become a gymnast in youth but after getting in trouble over drugs, she discovered acting at a camp.[3] She matriculated at Pace University, receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater and Art History in 2001.[4]


Borth's previous credits include the films Wonderland, Trespassers, The Sisterhood, Silent Warnings, Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders, and Komodo vs. Cobra; and guest appearances on the Supernatural episode "What Is and What Should Never Be" and the Law & Order: SVU episode "Trade". She also appeared in Burger King's "Lunch Break" advertising campaign. She was also featured in John Mayer's "Bigger Than My Body" video.

In 2008, she wrapped the independent film TiMER with Emma Caulfield and Desmond Harrington, and appeared in the Endgame Productions comedy film, A Good Old Fashioned Orgy with Leslie Bibb, Lake Bell, and Jason Sudeikis.[5] In 2009, she was a cast member of ABC's The Forgotten, appearing in 17 episodes, including part of the 2010 season. In 2010, she also guest starred on the TNT TV series Dark Blue double-episode season finale.

In 2010 Borth appeared in the 2010 version of Hawaii Five-0 on CBS where she appeared as on and off Steve McGarrett's girlfriend, Lt. Catherine Rollins, a Navy Lieutenant. On March 26, 2012, CBS announced that Borth would become a cast regular on Hawaii Five-0 for seasons 3 & 4.[6][7] On March 27, 2014, it was announced that she would not be returning for the fifth season, with the reason for her departure left unknown.[8] However, she would return in the show's 5th-season finale as a guest star. In July 2015 it was announced that Borth would have a recurring role in the first three episodes of the show’s 6th season.[9] On September 8, 2016 it was announced that Borth would be returning as a guest for the show's 150th episode.[10] On March 19, 2018 it was announced that Borth would once again be returning to the series as a guest star for the 8th season's twentieth episode.[11] She will return again for the eleventh episode of season nine.

She also starred as Canadian Forces surgeon Major Rebecca Gordon on Global's new Canadian Drama Combat Hospital which was cancelled after its first season.[12]



Year Title Role Notes
2002 In Your Face Brittany Jarvis
2003 Silent Warnings Katrina Munro Direct-to-video film
2003 Wonderland Sonia
2004 The Sisterhood Devin Sinclair Direct-to-video film
2006 Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders Nicole Direct-to-video film
2006 Trespassers Ashley
2007 Lucky You Girlfriend of Josh Cohen
2009 Timer Steph DuPaul
2011 A Good Old Fashioned Orgy Sue Plummer
2013 Easy Rider: The Ride Back Vanessa Monteague
2016 Teenage Cocktail Lynn Fenton
2019 Shazam! Super Hero Mary


Year Title Role Notes
2002 Off Centre Carly Episode: "P.P. Doc II: The Examination Continues"
2004 Center of the Universe Peggy Episode: "And the Silver Medal Goes To..."
2005 Komodo vs. Cobra Dr. Susan Richardson Television film
2005 Freddie Nikki Episode: "After Hours"
2007 Supernatural Carmen Porter Episode: "What Is and What Should Never Be"
2007 Tell Me You Love Me Jamie Main role
2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Avery Hemmings Episode: "Trade"
2008 The Cleaner Lisa Episode: "Back to One"
2009–2010 The Forgotten Candace Butler Main role
2010 Matadors Juliana Lodari Television film
2010 Dark Blue Sharon Perry Episodes: "Personal Effects", "Dead Flowers"
2010–16, 2018–19 Hawaii Five-0 Lt. Catherine Rollins Recurring role (seasons 1, 6); main role (seasons 3–4); guest role (seasons 2, 5, 7–9[13][14])
2011 Combat Hospital Maj. Rebecca Gordon Main role
2018 Devious Nanny Elise Television film; also known as The Au Pair


  1. "About Last Night". film.com. 2007-10-29. Retrieved 2012-09-23.
  2. "Michelle Borth, 'Tell Me You Love Me' actress: Mr. Media Interview". By Bob Andelman. January 5, 2008. Retrieved September 23, 2012.
  3. Gerri Miller (June 20, 2011). "Michelle Borth: 'I'm totally the sex scene whisperer'". MadeMan.com. Retrieved September 23, 2012.
  4. Lopes, Tiffany. "Stars of Pace: TV", The Pulse (Pace University weekly newsletter), August 6, 2012. Retrieved November 27, 2017
  5. Anderson, John. "Review: "A Good Old-Fashioned Orgy"". variety.com. Retrieved May 30, 2013.
  6. CBS official Hawaii Five-0 website with Season 3 reference Archived 2012-03-30 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 2012-03-26
  7. Megan Masters (March 26, 2012). "TVLine Items: Hawaii Five-0 Promotes McGarrett's Gal Pal, Margo Martindale Suits Up and More!". TVLine. Retrieved May 5, 2012.
  8. Michael Ausiello (March 27, 2014). "Hawaii Five-0 Exclusive: Michelle Borth to Exit". TVLine.com. Retrieved March 30, 2014.
  9. Vanessa Frith (July 17, 2015). "'Hawaii Five-0' Season 6: Catherine Rollins Gone By Episode 3? Showrunner Teases McRollins' Future". Enstarz.com. Retrieved August 13, 2017.
  10. Matt Webb Mitovich (September 6, 2017). "Hawaii Five-0 First Look: Catherine Rejoins the Team for Episode 150". tvline.com. Retrieved August 13, 2017.
  11. Abrams, Natalie (March 19, 2018). "Hawaii Five-0 first look: Michelle Borth returns in Romancing the Stone-esque hour". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  12. "'Combat Hospital' Is Cancelled". December 19, 2011. Retrieved May 5, 2012.
  13. Webb Mitovich, Matt (December 4, 2018). "Hawaii Five-0's Catherine Returns: Get Details on Michelle Borth's Latest Visit". TV Line. Retrieved December 7, 2018.
  14. Lawrence, Britt (December 5, 2018). "Hawaii Five-0 Is Bringing Michelle Borth's Catherine Back For A Wild Episode". Cinema Blend. Retrieved December 7, 2018.
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