Aislinn Paul

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Aislinn Paul
Born (1994-03-05) March 5, 1994 (age 22)[1]
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 2000–present
Known for Degrassi: The Next Generation

Aislinn Claire Paul (/ˈslɪn/;[2] born March 5, 1994) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her role in Degrassi: The Next Generation as Clare Edwards, for which she has won two Canadian Screen Awards (2015, 2016) for Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series,[3] in addition to receiving a Young Artist Award nomination in 2010.[4] She currently stars in the Hulu series Freakish.[5]

Early life[edit]

Paul was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and began working as a child actor at a young age, starring in commercials and advertising campaigns.[6]

Career[edit]

Paul was cast as a regular on Degrassi in 2006 when she was only 12 years old and became one of the longest running cast members, eventually exiting the show in 2015 after appearing in more than 220 episodes.[6] For her performance on the show, she has been nominated for a Young Artists Award for Best Supporting Young Actress in 2010. In 2015, she won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series.[3]

Other notable TV roles include Hannah Woodal in Wild Card, Amber in the CBS Film, Candles on Bay Street, Isabella in the HBO series Tell Me You Love Me, and Alexa Ammon in the Lifetime Movie Network Original Murder in the Hamptons.[7]

In 2015, Paul starred as Phoebe Frady in Heroes Reborn[8] and won a second Canadian Screen Award for her final performance in Degrassi.[9]

She currently stars in the Hulu series Freakish.[5]

Personal life[edit]

She studied at and graduated from the Etobicoke School of the Arts alongside fellow Degrassi star Chloe Rose.[10][11]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Nominated work Result
2016 Canadian Screen Awards Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Degrassi: The Next Generation Won[12]
2015 Canadian Screen Awards Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Won [13]
2010 Young Artist Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated [14]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Famous Jett Jackson, TheThe Famous Jett Jackson Girl #1 Episode: "Business as Usual"
2001 Doc Emily Slater
Lindy
2 Episodes
2001 In a Heartbeat Chelsea 2 Episodes
2001 Sister Mary Explains It All Angel TV Movie
2003 Do or Die Heather TV Movie
2003 Betrayed Bonnie TV Movie
2003-2005 Wild Card Hannah Woodall 36 Episodes
2005 Murder in the Hamptons Alexa Ammon TV Movie
2006 Candles on Bay Street Amber TV Movie
2006–2015 Degrassi: The Next Generation Clare Edwards Guest Star (Seasons 6 & 7); Series Regular (Seasons 8-14)
2007 Tell Me You Love Me Isabella 10 Episodes
2008 Finn on the Fly Chloe
2010 Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars Beth Ellen TV Movie
2010 Trigger Rocker Chick #3
2014 Reign Cosette 1 Episode
2014 Rick and Morty Nancy 1 Episode - Guest Star
2014 Haven Grace 1 Episode
2015-2016 Heroes Reborn Phoebe Frady[15] Recurring Role
2016–present Freakish Natalie Callaway Main Cast

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