April Michelle Bowlby , was born in Vallejo, Californiais an American actress. She moved to Manteca, California, as a child, and attended East Union High School. She studied ballet, French, and marine biology at Moorpark College, and began a modelling career before deciding to pursue acting. She studied drama with Ivana Chubbuck.
April Bowlby is known for portraying" Kandi" on the CBS comedy series Two and a Half Men (2006/15) and" Stacy Barrett" on Drop Dead Diva (2009/14).
Bowlby secured the role of "Kandi" on the television series Two and a Half Men within months of her first-ever auditions. She is also known for her role as Stacy Barrett in Drop Dead Diva. She played "Barney Stinson's" obsessive ex-girlfriend" Meg" in How I Met Your Mother, and has made appearances in CSI, Psych, and CSI: NY. She has appeared in films such as All Roads Lead Home (2008), The Slammin' Salmon (2009)and From Prada to Nada (2011).