Holland Roden

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Holland Roden
Holland Roden June 14, 2014 (cropped).jpg
Roden on June 14, 2014
Born (1986-10-07) October 7, 1986 (age 28)
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present

Holland Marie Roden (born October 7, 1986)[1] is an American actress, best known for her role as Lydia Martin in MTV's teen drama Teen Wolf.

Early life and education[edit]

Roden was born in Dallas, Texas where she attended Hockaday School, an all-girls private school. She came from a medical family and majored in molecular biology and women's studies at UCLA, and spent three and a half years in pre-medical education with a view to becoming a cardiothoracic surgeon before taking up acting full-time.[2]


Roden starred in the cancelled HBO series 12 Miles of Bad Road playing Bronwyn.[3] In 2008, she played Emily Locke in Lost and Skylar in the 2008 film Bring It On: Fight to the Finish.[4] During 2008–2010 she appeared in TV series including CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Cold Case, Weeds, Community and Criminal Minds.[5][6]

During 2011–2012 Roden continued to make guest appearances in different shows like Grey's Anatomy and Memphis Beat. She also stars in the film House of Dust set to release in North America by Anchor Bay Entertainment in 2014.

Roden has played Lydia Martin on the MTV television series Teen Wolf since its debut in June 2011. She plays alongside Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Tyler Hoechlin, Daniel Sharman and, formerly, Crystal Reed.


Roden at On Stage @ Paley in May 2012.


Year Film Role Note
2004 Consideration Angela Short
2004 Back at the Ranch Dawn Leatherwood Short
2009 Bring It On: Fight to the Finish Skyler Direct-to-video
2011 Charlie Brown: Blockhead's Revenge Peppermint Patty Short
2011 Morning Love Girl Short
2013 House of Dust Gabby


Roden at the 2014 San Diego Comic Con International
Year Title Role Note
2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Kira Dellinger Episode: "Goodbye and Good Luck"
2008 12 Miles of Bad Road Bronwyn 3 episodes: "Collateral Verbiage", "Tremors" & "Texas Stadium"
2008 Lost Emily Locke Episode: "Cabin Fever"
2008 Cold Case Missy Gallavan Episode: "Roller Girl"
2009 Pushed Sascha
2009 Weeds Yogurt Peddler Uncredited. Episode: "Wonderful Wonderful"
2009 Community Girl Episode: "Environmental Science"
2010 Criminal Minds Rebecca Daniels Episode: "...A Thousand Words"
2010 The Event Young Violet Episode: "Loyalty"
2011 Memphis Beat Jill Simon Episode: "Lost"
2011–present Teen Wolf Lydia Martin Main role; 54 episodes
2012 Grey's Anatomy Gretchen Shaw Episode: "This Magic Moment"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Awards Category Work Category
2013 Young Hollywood Awards Best Ensemble (shared with Tyler Posey, Crystal Reed, Dylan O'Brien and Tyler Hoechlin) Teen Wolf Won


  1. ^ "Texas Births, 1926-1995 (Holland Roden)". 
  2. ^ Holland Roden - Fashion Police. YouTube. 7 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Holland Roden to Star in HBO Film". PR Newswire. June 2007. Retrieved 11 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Holland Roden to star on Lost". PR Newswire. September 2008. 
  5. ^ Television roles at holland-roden.net Retrieved 21 August 2011.
  6. ^ "Holland Roden". mtv.com. MTV. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 

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