Adrienne Wilkinson

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Adrienne Wilkinson
Born Adrienne Marie Wilkinson
(1977-09-01) September 1, 1977 (age 36)
Memphis, Missouri, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1996–present
Website
Official website

Adrienne Marie Wilkinson (born September 1, 1977) is an American actress.

Biography[edit]

Adrienne Wilkinson was born in Memphis, Missouri. She graduated from Kickapoo High School in Springfield.

She moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue acting after graduating highschool. She was two years old when she started taking dance lessons and performed on stage as a dancer throughout her youth until she moved to Los Angeles to become an actress. She has two younger sisters and a younger brother. Her younger sister Tracey Bradley is a director and producer for Pulse Studios. Her youngest sister Aimee Wilkinson is a musician. The three sisters worked on the film Expectation together in 2005.

Career[edit]

Adrienne Wilkinson is best known for her role of Eve, the sometimes-warrior-sometimes-saint daughter of Xena on Xena: Warrior Princess.[1] She started on television in an episode of Sweet Valley High in 1996, and moved on to Saved By The Bell: The New Class, Chicken Soup for the Soul and in 2001 she had several guest appearances on Undressed. In 2002 she starred as Nikki on the US version of As If. In 2003 she had a guest spot on Angel as a cheeky flapper from the 1920s, and as Linda Browning in an episode of Days of our Lives. In 2005 she had guest appearances on Charmed as Phoebe Halliwell's first disguise of the season, Eyes and was a temporary love interest of Dr. Ray Barnett on ER, and Paisley Parker on Goodnight Burbank. She is a series regular on Venice: The Series as Adrienne, who appears in seasons 2-4.

Her film career includes Lakeshore Drive, (written and directed by Michael Grais and starring Wilkinson and Peter Dobson), Pomegranate, and she was the female lead in Interceptor Force 2 (AKA: Alpha Force), Missy Blue in The American Failure, and Nancy in Raze. Wilkinson's producer credits include the films Perfection and Seconds, which showcases a woman's triumph over depression and self-injury.

In 2008, she starred in the short film Reflections, directed by Barry Caldwell. She received two acting awards for her performance, and an additional two nominations.

She is sought after for her voice over work which includes more than 50 characters in several videogames, animated videos and commercials. She also plays the part of Maris Brood, the female Jedi in Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. She also provided the acting for the physical character as well, as the video game used the most technologically advanced motion capture available to capture her likeness and performance. Wilkinson had a guest role on the animated Star Wars: The Clone Wars series, as Daughter, the personification of the Light side of the Force. She plays Mina Tang in the Alpha Protocol video game, and voiced several characters including Gianna in Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Her most recent work includes the pilot for the dramatic series Frequency, the pilot for Bump & Grind, the film Burning Dog, and the feature length pilot, Star Trek: Renegades, where she plays Captain Lexxa Singh, a descendant of Khan Noonien Singh. Adrienne will also be playing Sarah in the new massively multiplayer online game The Secret World Tokyo.

Wilkinson is also known for her charity works which includes a focus on literacy programs, animal welfare and children. Her website hosts an annual charity auction each year which helps to support families dealing with medical expenses. She was also one of many celebrities photographed for the TJ Scott book In the Tub with proceeds going to breast cancer research at UCLA's Jonsson cancer center.

From the Mouths of Babes[edit]

In 2011, Wilkinson created From The Mouths of Babes, an online interview series that collects impromptu interviews that address Love, Life, and Self. The project launched on YouTube on May 15, 2012 under the user ID mouthsofbabesnet.

Filmography[edit]

Film & Television
Year Title Role Notes
1996 Return Tara/Girl
1996 Sweet Valley High Tara Episode: "The Tooth Hurts, Doesn't It?"
1997 Saved by the Bell: The New Class Sonya Episode: "Suddenly Ryan"
2000 Chicken Soup for the Soul Vikkie Episode: "The Right Thing"
2000 Xena: Warrior Princess Eve 2000–2001 (10 episodes)
2001 Undressed Lois 4 episodes
2002 As If Nikki 7 episodes
2002 Interceptor Force 2 Dawn DeSilvia TV movie
2003 Angel Flapper Episode: "Orpheus"
2003 Days of Our Lives Linda Browning 1 episode
2005 Pomegranate Commercial Actress Short
2005 Eyes Melody Episode: "Wings"
2005 ER Jessica Episode: "The Show Must Go On"
2005 Charmed Phoebe #2 Episode: "Still Charmed and Kicking"
2006 Yesterday's Dream Emily Short
2006 WalkAway Mystery Woman Short
2006 Expectation The Girl Next Door Short
2006 Going Up! Mary TV movie
2006 Lakeshore Drive Sally Stein Short
2008 Reflections Carol Anderson Short
2008 This Can't Be My Life Monica Episode: "The Pink Pages"
2010 Freshmen Floozy Pilot
2011 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Daughter 3 episodes
2011 As Darkness Falls Various Roles Radio program
2011 Venice: The Series Adrienne 2011-2013 (seasons 2-4)
2011 Goodnight Burbank Paisley Parker
2012 The American Failure Missy Blue Short
2012 Suspense various roles Radio program
2012 Raze Nancy
2013 Frequency Evaline Pilot
2013 Star Trek: Renegades Captain Lexxa Singh Pilot
2013 Bump & Grind Pilot
2013 Burning Dog Julie
2014 Braddock & Jackson Heather

Video games[edit]

Video games
Year Title Role Consoles
2003 Kill.switch Duchess PS2, Xbox, PC
2004 Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed Daphne
2004 EverQuest II Danielle Clothespinner / Andrea Dovesong / Breeza Harmet MMO
2005 Dead to Rights II Ruby PS2, PC, Xbox
2005 Neopets: The Darkest Faerie Malice PS, PS2
2006 Saints Row Samantha Xbox 360
2006 The Sopranos: Road to Respect Multiple Characters PS2
2007 Bratz 4 Real Meredith PC, Nintendo DS
2008 Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath Zone Raider PC, Xbox 360
2008 Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Maris Brood PS2, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360, PC
2008 Saints Row 2 Sorority Girl / Stewardess / Hippy / Stripper PC, PS3, Xbox 360
2010 Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II Maris Brood Maris appears in the Wii version
2010 The 3rd Birthday News Anchor
2010 Alpha Protocol Mina Tang PC, PS3, Xbox 360
2011 Star Wars: The Old Republic Gianna MMO
2013 The Secret World Tokyo Sarah MMO

Awards and nominations[edit]

Awards and nominations
Year Event Film Award Result
2008 Big Easy Shorts Festival Reflections Best Actress Won
2008 Beverly Hills Shorts Festival Reflections Best Actress Won
2008 Long Island International Film Expo Reflections Best Actress Honorable Mention
2008 Action on Film Festival Reflections Best Actress Nominee

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