Hopkins at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival
|Born||February 12, 1987|
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
|Alma mater||Concordia University|
Paris Institute of Political Studies
Early life and education
Hopkins was born in Montreal, Quebec, to Rita Hopkins, a graphic designer, and visual artist Tom Hopkins. She is part Romanian. She trained in hip hop dancing and planned to start a dancing career, but was just getting into theatre in high school, and her interest shifted.
Hopkins first appeared in the miniseries Human Trafficking in 2005, and thenafter in Canadian television series and television films, among them the character of Samantha Clayton in a crossover of The Flash and Arrow in 2014, and was credited as writer for Girl Couch. She also played in Barney's Version (2010) alongside Paul Giamatti and Dustin Hoffman, and The Grand Seduction starring Brendan Gleeson in 2013. Her probably best known role is the recurring character Jessica 'Berlin' Rainer in the second and third season of the sci-fi series Defiance. Hopkins was promoted to series regular for the third, and last season; Defiance was cancelled by SyFy on 16 October 2015.
|2006||Circle of Friends||Lesley Wilson||TV film|
|2007||Reality Check||Shannon||Short film|
|2007||Too Young to Marry||Sophie||TV film|
|2007||The Dead Zone||Waitress||TV series, 1 episode|
|2009||Out of Control||Young Woman||TV film|
|2010||Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction||Additional Voices||Videogame|
|2010||Barney's Version||Kate Panofsky|
|2011||Killer Wave||Mel||Miniseries, 2 episodes|
|2013||Nikita||Kate Barrett||TV series, 1 episode|
|2013||The Grand Seduction||Helen|
|2013||It Was You Charlie||Madeleine|
|2014–2017||Arrow||Samantha Clayton||TV series, 5 episodes|
|2014||Watch Dogs||Nicky Pearce||Video game|
|2014||Les Maîtres du suspense||Alyssa|
|2014||Julia Julep||Alex||Short film|
|2014–2015||The Flash||Samantha Clayton||TV series, 2 episodes|
|2014–2015||Defiance||Jessica 'Berlin' Rainer||TV series, 21 episodes|
|2015||Lost Girl||Brinkley White||TV series, 1 episode|
|2015||After the Ball||Simone||Video on demand|
|2017||Dark Matter||Ambrosia||TV series, 1 episode|
|2017||Ransom||Annie||TV series, 2 episodes (Season 1)|
|2018–2019||Shadowhunters||Lilith||Recurring role (season 3)|
|2018||The Expanse||Monica Stuart||Recurring role (season 3)|
|2018||Killjoys||Fairuza||Episode: "Johnny Dangerously"|
|2018||Final Offer||Olivia||Short Film|
|2018||Bad Blood||Teresa Langana||TV series, 8 episodes|
Awards and nominations
- 2011 ACTRA Montreal Awards, nominated as Outstanding Performance - Female for Barney's Version.
- 2018 TV Scoop Awards, nominated as Best Drama Actress and Best Villain for Lilith on Shadowhunters
- 2018 Teen Choice Awards, nominated as Choice TV: Villain for Lilith on Shadowhunters
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- Bibel, Sarah (2015-02-02). "Syfy's 'Defiance' Season 3 Begins Production in Toronto". TV Guide. Retrieved 2015-06-09.
- Goldberg, Lesley (2015-10-16). "Syfy's 'Defiance' Canceled After Three Seasons". hollywoodreporer.com. Retrieved 2015-10-16.
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- Jason Sondhi (2018-07-24). "Final Offer". Retrieved 2019-01-20.
- "Final Offer". 2018-07-19. Retrieved 2019-01-20.
- "2011 ACTRA Awards in Montreal – Nominees Announced". ACTRA Montreal. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-04-24.