Brandi Lynn Burkhardt is an American television and film actress, Broadway star, and former Miss New York. She grew up in Pasadena, Maryland and currently lives in Los Angeles.
After touring the country in the musical Jekyll and Hyde, with the Resurrection Cast in concert form, Burkhardt joined the cast of the NBC daytime drama Passions as the mysterious Siren, a mermaid now living on land. She is also seen in the film Confessions of a Shopaholic. In the summer of 2009, the musical A Tale of Two Cities filmed a concert version of the show which was seen in the winter months of ’09 and ’10 on select PBS stations. She reprised her role of Lucie Mannette. It has been released on DVD. She has also done many guest spots on hit television shows such as Mad Men, How I Met Your Mother, Boston Legal, Numb3rs, Brothers & Sisters, The Defenders NCIS and The Glades. From 2011 to 2015, Burkhardt played Crickett Watts on the hit CW show Hart of Dixie and is currently recurring on Bravo’s “Odd Mom Out”.