Sokoloff sang and played rhythm guitar in LA-based rock band Smittin until 2003.
Her family is Jewish and originates from Russia and Germany.
Sokoloff graduated from the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts.
On Saturday, photographers spotted Franco trying to make a quiet exit from Seyfried's home, which is timely since sources say she recently ended things with actor Josh Hartnett, whom she was dating while filming "Lovelace." A source close to Franco told the that the 34-year-old actor is "pursuing" Seyfried, but added that the new relationship is "not serious." Before dating Hartnett, Seyfried ended things with real estate broker Justin Huchel (she also dated real estate executive Andrew Joblon last year).
After dating a couple civilians, the "Gone" star is back to dating actors, with Hartnett and now possibly Franco.
Sokoloff began acting at age 12 when she was cast as Gia Mahan, Stephanie Tanner's archenemy-turned best friend in the sitcom Full House.
In 1998, Sokoloff landed her most notable role as she was cast as the receptionist Lucy Hatcher in The Practice.
"So going from a show where everyone is over 30, to the movie...where everyone was like 20, 25..was like summer camp."A TV star himself on "Freaks and Geeks," Franco ads, "Everything is very fast and off the cuff (when shooting TV). We had a lot more time with the scenes."Unlike his co-star, Franco didn't start acting until he was in high school.
"My girlfriend was in the drama club, and she was asked to do a one act with some drama geek and had to make out with him on stage," he laughs. I begged her not to do it and she did it anyway, so to get her back, I joined the drama club." He started acting professionally while attending UCLA.
Marla Lynne Sokoloff (born December 19, 1980) is an American actress and musician best known for playing the part of Lucy Hatcher on the TV show The Practice and Gia Mahan on the ABC sitcom Full House.