Chelsea Hobbs

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Chelsea Hobbs
Born (1985-02-18) February 18, 1985 (age 32)[1]
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 1994–present
Children 2

Chelsea Hobbs (born February 18, 1985[1]) is a Canadian actress. She is known for roles such as Gerda in the 2002 television film Snow Queen, and as Emily Kmetko the ABC Family teen drama Make It or Break It.

Early life[edit]

Hobbs is of Irish, Scottish and Swedish descent. Hobbs attended an advanced secondary school arts curriculum school, being enrolled in an intensive acting program. Starting at age 3, Hobbs began dancing.

Career[edit]

During her youth, Hobbs has appeared in over 40 commercials, and has appeared in the kids' improvisational TV series, No Adults Aloud. Her lead role as "Gerda" in Hallmark's Snow Queen and subsequent Leo Award nomination led to a TV pilot, Save the Last Dance. Hobbs had a recurring role on The L Word and played a part in Lords of Dogtown and Beach Girls.[2] She has also appeared in Lifetime films such as The Party Never Stops: Diary of a Binge Drinker alongside Sara Paxton.

In 2008, Hobbs landed the leading role in the movie Confessions of a Go-Go Girl as Jane McCoy, a recent college graduate, who decides to scrap her plans for law school to pursue an acting career full-time, against her parents' wishes. In 2009, Hobbs was cast in the role of Emily Kmetko, an aspiring Olympic gymnast from the wrong side of the tracks, in ABC Family's Make It or Break It.[3] Hobbs was absent from the final 3 episodes of season 2 of Make It or Break, as she and her husband were expecting their second child. In October 2011 she announced that she would not be returning for season 3.

In April 2010, Hobbs (playing Courtney Haywood) and her Make It or Break It co-star Cassie Scerbo (as Hillary Swanson) guest starred on the CSI: Miami episode "Spring Breakdown". In 2013, she starred in the Lifetime TV thriller The Trainer as well as HBO series The Transporter. Her 2014 credits include Hallmark's June in January and The Nine Lives of Christmas and a guest star on the television series Motive.

Personal life[edit]

Hobbs was married to photographer Teren Oddo from 2007–14. They have a daughter born in 2006, and a son born in April 2011.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
1995 Secret's Out Vanna
2000 Christina's House Suzy Cooper
2005 The Unknown Jenny Ackers
2005 Lords of Dogtown Caroline
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
1994 No Adults Aloud Chelsea Wright
1996 Sweet Dreams Young Laura Television film
1997 Perfect Body New Gymnast Television film
1999 Miracle on the 17th Green Megan McKinley Television film
2001 Mysterious Ways 14-Year-Old Girl Episode: "Do You See What I See?"
2001 Seven Days Amy Episode: "The Brink"
2001 Pasadena Meredith Weller Recurring role; 6 episodes
2002 The Sausage Factory Madison Episode: "The Tux"
2002 Snow Queen Gerda Television film
2005 Beach Girls Nell Kilvert Main role; 6 episodes
2005 More Sex and the Single Mom Sara Gradwell Television film
2007 The L Word Brooke Episodes: "Livin' La Vida Loca", "Lassoed", "Layup"
2007 The Party Never Stops: Diary of a Binge Drinker Shanna Television film
2008 Confessions of a Go-Go Girl Jane McCoy Television film
2008 Cold Case Betty Sue Baker Episode: "Pin Up Girl"
2009–11 Make It or Break It Emily Kmetko Co-lead role (seasons 1–2); 36 episodes
2010 CSI: Miami Courtney Haywood Episode: "Spring Breakdown"
2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Colleen Hughes Episode: "Bittersweet"
2013 Transporter: The Series Jet Episode: "Cherchez la Femme"
2013 The Trainer Annie Hogan Television film
2014 June in January Bethany Barnard Television film
2014 Supernatural Catlin Episode: "Girls, Girls, Girls"
2014 The Nine Lives of Christmas Blair Television film
2015 The Unauthorized Melrose Place Story Laura Leighton Television film
2016 Lucifer Christi Episode: "Homewrecker"
2017 The Psycho She Met Online Karen Hexley Television film

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hobbs, Chelsea [@ChelseaHobbs] (February 18, 2010). "Thank for the wonderful bday mesages:) and I'm 25 as of today for those who've asked!" (Tweet) – via Twitter. 
  2. ^ Biography at official website Archived 2010-04-06 at the Wayback Machine., chelsearaellehobbs.com.
  3. ^ Lowry, Brian (June 21, 2009). "Review: 'Make It or Break It'". Variety. Retrieved September 5, 2015. 
  4. ^ ‘Make It Or Break It’ Star Chelsea Hobbs Gives Birth To A Baby Boy! Congrats! Archived July 14, 2011, at the Wayback Machine., HollyBaby.com May 3, 2011.

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