Megan Boone

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Megan Boone
The Blacklist - Megan Boone (cropped).jpg
Boone at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con
Born (1983-04-29) April 29, 1983 (age 31)
Petoskey, Michigan, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001–present

Megan Boone (born April 29, 1983) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as FBI profiler Elizabeth Keen on the NBC drama series The Blacklist. She was also a regular on Law & Order: Los Angeles and has appeared in films such as My Bloody Valentine 3D (2009) and Step Up Revolution (2012).

Early life[edit]

Boone was born in Petoskey, Michigan and raised in The Villages, Florida. Her parents relocated there when she was a child to be closer to her grandparents.[1] Her grandfather, H. Gary Morse, is The Villages' developer, and her mother, Jennifer Parr, is the director of sales.[2] Boone studied acting as a student at Belleview High School, where she graduated in 2001.[3] She then graduated from Florida State University's School of Theatre in 2005 with a BFA in acting.[4] Boone studied with Jane Alexander and Edwin Sherin at the Asolo Repertory Theatre, and workshopped with playwright Mark Medoff.[5]

Career[edit]

Boone starred in the 2007 Los Angeles debut of the Charles L. Mee play Limonade Tous Les Jours and won two LA Weekly Theater Awards for her performance.[6][7] She made her feature film debut in the 2009 horror film My Bloody Valentine 3D.[8] She had a role in Sex and the City 2 in 2010. She then played Junior Deputy District Attorney Lauren Stanton in the NBC television series Law & Order: Los Angeles from 2010 to 2011. Boone appeared in 2012's Step Up Revolution, the fourth release in the Step Up dance film series.[9]

Boone starred in the 2012 independent drama Leave Me Like You Found Me,[10] for which she won the Gen Art Film Festival Award for Best Actress.[5] She had a recurring role on the CBS police drama series Blue Bloods in 2013.[11] She then joined the cast of the NBC series The Blacklist, starring as FBI profiler Elizabeth Keen.[12] She later appeared in the 2013 ensemble film Welcome to the Jungle.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Elijah Abigail Short film
2007 The Mustachioed Bandit Meets His End Kate
2009 My Bloody Valentine 3D Megan
2010 The Myth of the American Sleepover Kerri Sullivan
2010 Sex and the City 2 Allie
2010 HMS: White Coat Nell Larson Television film
2012 Step Up Revolution Claire
2012 About Cherry Jake
2012 Leave Me Like You Found Me Erin Gen Art Film Festival Award for Best Actress
2013 Welcome to the Jungle Lisa
2013 Family Games Sloane

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Cleaner Rae Episode: "Five Little Words"
2008 Cold Case Helen McCormick '60 Episode: "Wings"
2010 Harvard Medical School Nell Larson Pilot
2010–2011 Law & Order: Los Angeles DDA Lauren Stanton 7 episodes
2013 Blue Bloods Candice McElroy 2 episodes
2013–present The Blacklist Elizabeth Keen Main role

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rorke, Robert; Getlen, Larry; Seibel, Deborah Starr (September 8, 2013). "Actors to watch this fall". New York Post. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  2. ^ "NBC’s new hit show ‘The Blacklist’ stars talented local actress Megan Boone". Villages-News. September 30, 2013. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  3. ^ Allen, Rick (October 26, 2013). "Belleview High graduate Megan Boone stars in NBC's hot new thriller". Ocala Star-Banner. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Alum to Star in New NBC Series". Florida State University. September 6, 2013. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Megan Boone Bio | Elizabeth Keen | The Blacklist &#124". NBC. Retrieved October 11, 2013. 
  6. ^ Morgan, Terry (August 5, 2007). "Review: ‘Limonade Tous Les Jours’". Variety. Retrieved October 11, 2013. 
  7. ^ Morris, Steven Leigh (April 8, 2008). "The 29th Annual L.A. Weekly Theater Awards". LA Weekly. Retrieved October 11, 2013. 
  8. ^ Wax, Alyse (January 16, 2009). "'My Bloody Valentine 3D' Gives Us a Boone!". Fearnet. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  9. ^ Lowe, Justin (July 25, 2012). "Step Up Revolution: Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  10. ^ Schoenbrun, Dan (March 12, 2012). "Five Questions with Leave Me Like You Found Me Director Adele Romanski". Filmmaker. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  11. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (October 25, 2012). "Megan Boone To Do Arc On ‘Blue Bloods’ As Danny’s Partner, Subs For Jennifer Esposito". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2013-05-22. 
  12. ^ Nellie Andreeva (March 1, 2013). "Megan Boone Cast As Female Lead In NBC Pilot ‘Blacklist’". Deadline.com. Retrieved May 22, 2013. 

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