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February 5, 1986|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Daytime Emmy Award|
2011 Outstanding Younger Actress
Brittany Allen (born February 5, 1986) is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Marissa Chandler on All My Children from 2009 to 2010 for which she received a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in 2011.
She attended Etobicoke School of the Arts in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She attended Sheridan Institute for Technology and Advanced Learning in Oakville, Ontario, Canada for their renowned Music Theatre - Performance Program.
After a few minor roles in TV movies, Allen played the role of Marissa Chandler on All My Children from April 21, 2009 to December 21, 2010. For this role, she earned a Daytime Emmy Award award in 2011 in the category Younger Actress in a Drama Series.
Between 2014 and 2016, she played lead roles in the science fiction horror film Extraterrestrial, the psychological thriller Backgammon and the unconventional zombie film It Stains the Sands Red, where she starred a lone woman being chased by a single, relentless zombie throughout the desert. She also acted as executive producer for the film. This marked the second time she worked with Canadian director Colin Minihan after Extraterrestrial. In 2015, Allen contributed to the writing of the story for the independent comedy-drama film, Almost Anything.
In 2018, she appeared on the USA Network series Falling Water, replacing Brooke Bloom in the role of Sabine for the series' second season. She has also had a role alongside her Jigsaw co-star Hannah Emily Anderson in the thriller What Keeps You Alive. She is also set to appear in the horror film Descendant as Margaret St. James.
|2002||Surrender||Mary Foley (young)||Short film|
|2008||Us Chickens||Sarah Lassiter||Short film|
|2012||Dead Before Dawn||Lucy Winthrop|
|2015||First Session||Ellie||Short film|
|2016||It Stains the Sands Red||Molly|
|2018||What Keeps You Alive||Jules|
|2018||Descendant||Margaret St. James|
|1999||What Katy Did||Cecy Hall||Television film|
|1999||Restless Spirits||Stacey||Television film|
|2000||Virtual Mom||Melinda||Television film|
|2001||Walter and Henry||June||Television film|
|2002||I Love Mummy||Izzie||Episode: "James Falls in Love"|
|2003||Street Time||Connie||Episode: "Follow the Money"|
|2004||Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story||Britney 2||Television film|
|2008||Mayday||Sandy Purl||Episode: "Southern Storm"|
|2009||The Listener||Leslie Cahill||Episode: "My Sister's Keeper"|
|2009–10||All My Children||Marissa Tasker||Regular role|
|2010||Abroad||Friday Livingstone||Television film|
|2012||Bomb Girls||Hazel MacDugall||Recurring role|
|2013||Lost Girl||Della||Episode: "Delinquents"|
|2013||Defiance||Tirra||Recurring role (season 1)|
|2013||Satisfaction||Ashley||Episode: "Fade to Blackened"|
|2013||Republic of Doyle||Amy Cohen||Episode: "Young Guns"|
|2014||Warehouse 13||Laura Roth||Episode: "Endless"|
|2014||Saving Hope||Megan||Episode: "The Other Side of Midnight"|
|2015||Schitt's Creek||Bree||Episode: "Carl's Funeral"|
|2016||Girl in the Box||Bonnie||Television film|
|2018||Separated at Birth||Lucy Pierce||Television film|
|2018||Falling Water||Sabine Brighton||Recurring role (season 2)|
|2018||Taken||Ella Riordan||Episode: "Password"|
Awards and nominations
|2011||Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series||All My Children||Won|||
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- "Hannah Emily Anderson, Brittany Allen go from Jigsaw to What Keeps You Alive".
- "Jigsaw/Saw 8 - ScreenRant". screenrant.com.
- "Trailer: What Keeps You Alive Starring Hannah Emily Anderson and Brittany Allen - Dread Central". www.dreadcentral.com.
- "Another Eerie 'What Keeps You Alive' Image Keeps Terror Afloat - Bloody Disgusting". bloody-disgusting.com.
- "'Jigsaw' Stars Joins Orion Pictures' 'Descendant' - Bloody Disgusting". bloody-disgusting.com.
- "It Stains the Sands Red's Brittany Allen Joins New Nicholas McCarthy Movie - Dread Central". www.dreadcentral.com.
- "Daytime Emmy 2011 Winners: Full List Of Emmys Awards". The Huffington Post. June 20, 2011. Retrieved December 31, 2012.