• Elizabeth Natalie ‘Bitty’ Schram is an American actress
• She gained recognition through her role in the series “Monk” and the movie “Chasers”
• Her notable projects include "Kissing a Fool", "Cleopatra’s Second Husband", "The Sure Hand of God", "A-List", and "Moments of Clarity"
• Her net worth is estimated at over $2.5 million
• She enjoys reading, travelling, and spending time with animals in her spare time

Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthJuly 17, 1968
FactAttended the University of Maryland

Who is Bitty Schram? Wiki Bio

Elizabeth Natalie ‘Bitty’ Schram was born in Mountainside, New Jersey USA, on 17 July 1968, so her zodiac sign is Cancer and she holds American nationality. She is an actress who gained recognition through portraying Sharon Fleming in the series “Monk”.

Childhood and education

Bitty was raised alongside her sibling in Mountainside by their father, who was a tennis player and their mother who was a banker; the two divorced when Bitty was 10. She grew up wanting to become an actress, watching movies and TV series with her parents, but after enrolling at a local high school, Bitty started playing tennis and excelling at it, winning competitions organized in New Jersey.

At the same time, she was a member of the school’s drama club, and appeared in most of the plays performed there.

Upon matriculation, Bitty received an offer from the University of Maryland to study there for free if she would play for their tennis team. She continued working on her acting skills while there, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1990.

Roles in films

Bitty worked several jobs to financially support herself, before she made her debut film appearance as Terry in the crime drama movie “Fathers & Sons” in 1992, followed by her roles in “A League of Their Own”, “The Night We Never Met”, and “My Family Treasure”.

She gained recognition in 1994 when she portrayed Flo in the comedy film “Chasers”, followed by her lead role in the film “Full Cycle”.

Bitty was praised for her portrayal of Amy in the “Caught” erotic thriller movie in 1996, starring Edward James Olmos, Arie Verveen and Maria Conchita, and which follows an affair of a married woman with a man who had just moved to her town. In the same year, Bitty appeared in “The Pallbearer”, “Marvin’s Room”, and “One Fine Day”, but her next notable performance was in the romantic comedy movie “Kissing a Fool” in 1998, which starred David Schwimmer (star of the sitcom “Friends”), Mili Avital and Jason Lee, and which follows a man who convinces his best friend to try and seduce his fiancée.

She went on to appear in “Cleopatra’s Second Husband” in 1998, “The Tag” in 2001, and “Unconditional Love” in 2002. Some of Bitty’s later appearances in movies have been in “The Sure Hand of God” in 2004, “A-List” in 2006, and “Moments of Clarity” in 2016, for which she was jointly nominated for a Maverick Movie Award for the Best Ensemble Acting. She has also starred in several Broadway plays, including “Laughter on the 23rd Floor” which turned out to be a hit, while she has also starred in many off-Broadway plays too, such as “Blackout” and “Slow Dance on the Killing Ground” among others.

Roles in TV series

Bitty made her debut TV series appearance in “Long Island Forever” in 1995, before being cast to portray Ani in the episode “Gee Your Hair Smells Evil” in the supernatural comedy series “G vs E” in 1999.

She appear in single episodes of “Strong Medicine” and “Roswell”, before being invited to act as Rita in three episodes of the drama series “Felicity” in 2001 and 2002.

Bitty became famous worldwide after she started playing Sharona Fleming in the comedy drama detective series “Monk”, which starred Tony Shalhoub as Andrian Monk as well as Jason Gray-Stanford and Ted Levine, and which follows a San Francisco detective who is suffering from the obsessive compulsive disorder. Bitty was shooting for the series from 2002 to 2009, and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series (Comedy or Musical).

Bitty Schram

In 2005, she appeared in the episode “Exile on Main Street” of the sitcom “Kitchen Confidential”, while other appearances in TV series have been in “Thief” in 2006 and “Ghost Whisperer” in 2009.

Love life and relationships

There are many rumors circulating the internet concerning Bitty’s sexual orientation and whether or not she is a married woman. She has been keeping the details of her personal life to herself since she began acting, but it is believed that she was having an affair with Tony Shalhoub alongside whom she starred in the series “Monk”. Tony married his wife Brooke Adams in 1992 long before he was linked to Bitty, and although many people still believe that Tony and Bitty had a fling, they have both denied the rumors.

Tony is still married to Brooke, and they have two kids together. There are also rumors that Bitty is lesbian, and that she was seen being rather too close with a woman, while other rumors claim that she married her college sweetheart sometime in 2016, but is keeping her husband away from the spotlight. Bitty currently appears to be single, hasn’t married, and has no children.

Hobbies and other interests

Bitty likes to read in her spare time, and two of her favorite writers are J.K. Rowling and Agatha Christie while her favorite books include “The Lord of the Rings”, “Harry Potter”, and “Murder on the Orient Express”.

She has her own favorites when it comes to actors and actresses, some of whom are Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep while some of her favorite movies include “Inception”, “Shutter Island”, and “The Devil Wears Prada”. Bitty was keen on working out during her 20s and 30s, and had two to four training sessions at the gym each week while she was also playing tennis and table tennis, however, she no longer goes to the gym, but is still occasionally playing tennis.

She is a lover of animals, and her favorites are horses and dogs.

Bitty’s main hobby is travelling, and she has been all around the US, mostly for work, but has visited several countries in Europe for pleasure such as Switzerland, England and France, while her dream travel destination is Venice in Italy.

Appearance and net worth

Bitty is 51 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 4ins (1.64m) tall, and weighs around 128lbs (58kgs).

As of April 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $2.5 million.

General Info

Full NameBitty Schram
Date Of BirthJuly 17, 1968


MoviesMoments of Clarity, Cleopatra’s Second Husband, Marvin's Room, The Pallbearer, Caught, Chasers, A League of Their Own
TV ShowsMonk

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1Born on the 13 year anniversary of the opening of Disneyland.
2She is best known for her film debut role in A League of Their Own (1992) as Evelyn Gardner, the teary-eyed right-fielder who was told by Tom Hanks that there is "No crying in baseball!"
3She is an accomplished stage actress, having appeared in Neil Simon's Broadway hit, "Laughter on the 23rd Floor;" with Nathan Lane and in Off-Broadway's "Blackout" and "One Acts" by Warren Leight.
4Attended the University of Maryland




Moments of Clarity2015Officer Lori
Monk2002-2009TV SeriesSharona Fleming
Ghost Whisperer2009TV SeriesJody
You've Got a Friend2007TV MovieMiss Jackie Nelson
Thief2006TV Mini-SeriesLila Granville
Kitchen Confidential2005TV SeriesReese Ryder
The Sure Hand of God2004Christine Bigbee
Unconditional Love2002Waitress
Felicity2001-2002TV SeriesRita
Roswell2001TV SeriesBunny
The Tag2001ShortGina
Strong Medicine2001TV SeriesJuno Bouvoir
Destiny2001TV Movie
Good vs Evil1999TV SeriesAni
Cleopatra's Second Husband1998Hallie Marrs
Kissing a Fool1998Vicki Pelam
One Fine Day1996Marla
Marvin's Room1996Janine (as Bitty Schramm)
The Pallbearer1996Lauren
Long Island Fever1995TV MoviePenny
Full Cycle1994Sofie
Chasers1994Flo, Waitress
My Family Treasure1993Young Alexandra
The Night We Never Met1993Pharmacy Clerk
A League of Their Own1992Evelyn Gardner - Right Field
Fathers & Sons1992Terry


The Rosie O'Donnell Show1996TV SeriesHerself

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Monk2009TV SeriesSharona Fleming


Nominated Awards

2015Maverick Movie AwardMaverick Movie AwardsBest Ensemble Acting: FeatureMoments of Clarity (2015)
2004Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalMonk (2002)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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