Elyse Levesque

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Elyse Levesque
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Born Elyse Marie Levesque[1]
(1985-09-10) September 10, 1985 (age 28)
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada[1]
Occupation Actress[1]
Years active 1997–present[1]

Elyse Marie Levesque (born September 10, 1985) is a Canadian film and television actress.[1] She is probably best known for playing Chloe Armstrong in the Syfy original series Stargate Universe.[2] She is currently playing the role of the witch Genevieve in The Originals.

Early life[edit]

She was born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.[2]


Elyse Levesque began acting at age 11, when she became part of a repertory company of young actors for the acclaimed children's television series The Incredible Story Studio.[3] In addition, she did commercial work, and went on to do a two-year stint playing the villainous Dr. Maxine Rich on the futuristic children's series 2030 CE.[1]

Following high school, Levesque traveled the world for two years as a model working in Taiwan, Japan, Italy, Spain, and France before returning to Canada to study fine arts.[4] In 2006, Levesque moved to Vancouver, British Columbia to focus on a full-time acting career.[1] She immediately enrolled in acting classes, and began to land parts in a number of television and film projects.[1] She has taken on diverse roles ranging from Virginia (Cissy) Poe, the ailing wife of Edgar Allan Poe, in the Masters of Horror episode "The Black Cat", to a flame-wielding bog witch in Flash Gordon.[1] She has also made guest appearances in Smallville, Men in Trees, and a variety of other TV shows for both Canadian and American media markets.[1] She recently portrayed Chloe Armstrong, the daughter of a US Senator in the Syfy original series, Stargate Universe.[5]


Year Title Role
1997–2000 Incredible Story Studio Various Roles
2001 MythQuest Eurydice
2001 2030 CE Dr. Maxine Rich
2003 Betrayed Camp Leader
2004 The Cradle Will Fall Maureen
2004 Renegadepress.com Vanessa
2005 The Lost Angel Young Billie
2006 Family in Hiding Alicia Peterson
2006 Masters of Horror Virginia Poe
2007 Unthinkable Kelly Shaw
2007 The Wedding Wish Tina Landers
2007 Normal Marcy the Babysitter
2007 The Haunting of Sorority Row Whitney Seasons
2007 Smallville Casey Brock (Lab Technician)
2007 Flash Gordon Layla
2008 Free to Go Hanna
2008 Men in Trees Tricia
2008 Storm Cell Dana Saunders
2008 Journey to the Center of the Earth Emily
2008 The Christmas Crash Teresa
2008 A Season to Wither Mary
2009–2011 Stargate Universe Chloe Armstrong
2012 Fishing Naked Amy
2012 Slumber Party Slaughter Nadia
2013 Cedar Cove Maryellen
2013–2014 The Originals Genevieve (12 episodes)


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