Amelia Rose Blaire

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Amelia Rose Blaire
Born November 20, 1987 (age 30)
New York City, New York, United States
Alma mater The Sanford Meisner Center for the Arts
Occupation
  • Actress
  • Voice actor
Years active 2002–present
Spouse(s)
Bryan Dechart (m. 2018)

Amelia Rose Dechart (born Amelia Rose Blaire, November 20, 1987) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as vampire Willa Burrell on the HBO series True Blood and Piper Shaw on the MTV series Scream.[1][2][3]

Career[edit]

Amelia Rose Blaire began studying acting intensively at age fifteen when she first started classes at The Sanford Meisner Center for the Arts in Los Angeles, California. After a summer studying Shakespeare with the British American Drama Academy in London, she began working with Oscar-nominated actress Lindsay Crouse, who directed her towards the Atlantic Theater Company’s two year conservatory program in New York City. After graduating, she completed Atlantic's LA Program of master classes with David Mamet, Felicity Huffman, Clark Gregg and others. On August 23, 2013, it was announced that Amelia had been promoted to a series regular on the HBO television series, True Blood.[4]

On April 22, 2015, it was announced that Blaire joined in a recurring role as Piper Shaw in the first season of MTV's Scream.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Amelia was born in New York City and raised in Los Angeles.[6]

In June 2017, Blaire announced her engagement to actor Bryan Dechart on Twitter.[7] They married on June 30, 2018. Blaire frequently participates in Dechart's video game streams on Twitch.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Blown Away Hot Girl Short film
2012 Sitter Wars Ariel Short film
2012 Commencement Christa Richmond
2013 This Is Where We Go Annie Short film
2013 The Colony Shelby Baker Short film
2015 Caught Paige
2017 Echelon Cyra Short film
2018 Angels in Stardust Loretta
2018 You'll Only Have Each Other Maggie Short film

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Strong Medicine Jane Kellher Episode: "Flesh and Blood"
2010 Drop Dead Diva Abbey Tildon Episode: "Bad Girls"
2010 90210 Laura Mathison 4 episodes
2011 The Protector Briget Episode: "Beef"
2011 Grimm Sarah Jessup Episode: "Danse Macabre"
2012 Touch Natalie Episode: "Noosphere Rising"
2012 The Glades Brooke Hudson Episode: "Poseidon Adventure"
2012 Perception Annie Episode: "Kilimanjaro"
2012 Royal Pains Fiona Episode: "Hurts Like a Mother"
2013 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Nicole Price Episode: "Wonderland Story"
2013–2014 True Blood Willa Burrell Recurring role (season 6); main role (season 7); 19 episodes
2014 The Mentalist Bibby Fortensky Episode: "Black Market"
2015 Grey's Anatomy Hillary List Episode: "The Great Pretender"
2015 Blue Bloods Sarah Grant Episode: "Bad Company"
2015–2016 Scream Piper Shaw Recurring role (season 1), 9 episodes; Uncredited guest star (season 2); 3 episodes
2015 Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise Amelia "Charlotte" Hope Television film
2016 Criminal Minds Amelia Hawthorne / Violet Episode: "Hostage"

Web[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Quantum Break Amy Ferraro 2 episodes

Video game[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Quantum Break Amy Ferraro Voice and motion capture
2018 Detroit: Become Human Traci Voice and motion capture

Music video[edit]

Year Singer Song
2018 Chris Pierce "Trouble Man"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sarene Leeds (July 30, 2013). "Q&A: 'True Blood' Actress Amelia Rose Blaire on Vamping It Up". Rolling Stone.
  2. ^ Lindsay Miller (June 6, 2014). "True Blood's Amelia Rose Blaire: I'd Choose Alcide Over Bill". popsugar.com.
  3. ^ Brett Bodner (September 2, 2015). "'Scream' TV Series Killer Speaks After Finale; Actor Talks About Playing The Person Behind The Brandon James Mask". International Business Times.
  4. ^ Stanhope, Kate (August 23, 2013). "True Blood Promotes Amelia Rose Blaire to Series Regular". TV Guide. Retrieved December 18, 2013.
  5. ^ Ausiello, Michael (April 22, 2015). "True Blood Vamp Joins MTV's Scream". TVline. Retrieved September 20, 2017.
  6. ^ "The Vault's Exclusive Interview with Willa – Amelia Rose Blaire". The Vault. August 1, 2013. Retrieved December 18, 2013.
  7. ^ Amelia Rose Blaire [@AmeliaRBlaire] (June 10, 2017). "We're getting married!! @BryanDechart proposed in the gardens of Louis XIV's palace @CVersailles an incredible start to our new chapter 💝" (Tweet) – via Twitter.

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