Dominique Provost-Chalkley

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Dominique Provost-Chalkley
Dominique Provost-Chalkley 2016.jpg
Provost-Chalkley in September 2016
Born (1990-03-24) 24 March 1990 (age 29)
Bristol, England
OccupationActress
Years active2008–present
Notable work
Wynonna Earp

Dominique Provost-Chalkley (born 24 March 1990) is an English actress. She is known for her role as Waverly Earp on the Canadian-American television series Wynonna Earp (2016–present).

Early life[edit]

Provost-Chalkley was born in Bristol, England. She is half French Canadian.[1] She began dancing at the age of four and, at the age of 16, she began training as an actress and singer at the Laine Theatre Arts School;[2] she eventually graduated and secured a role as an alternate in the West End hit musical Dirty Dancing.[3]

Career[edit]

Provost-Chalkley began appearing on television in 2008 as a dancer in the ITV series Britannia High. In 2012, she starred as Vanya in the British thriller film The Seasoning House and was featured in an episode of the E4's sitcom The Midnight Beast.[2] In 2015, she played Zrinka in the Hollywood blockbuster film Avengers: Age of Ultron.[4]

On stage, she played Holly in Viva Forever!, a jukebox musical about the Spice Girls that took place in West End from 2012 to 2013.[5]

In 2016, she began playing Waverly Earp on the Canadian-American television series Wynonna Earp, a performance for which she received considerable fan attention; she has been noted for her performance of a queer character by the LGBT community.[6][7] She originally auditioned for the lead role.[8] In 2018, she and the cast of Wynonna Earp received the People's Choice Award for best Sci-Fi show. The show won as a write in candidate due to the show's fandom known as "Earpers". She has also played a variety of guest roles in other television series, including on Murdoch Mysteries (2016) and 12 Monkeys (2017)[9]

In 2017, she played a supporting role in The Carmilla Movie, a feature film based on the popular web series of the same name.[10]

Filmography[edit]

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2012 The Seasoning House Vanya
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron Zrinka
2017 Beautiful Devils Emmy
2017 The Carmilla Movie Elle Sheridan
2017 Buckout Road Cleo Harris
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Britannia High Dancer 8 episodes
2012 The Midnight Beast Jenny Episode: "Boyband"
2016–present Wynonna Earp Waverly Earp Main role
2016 Murdoch Mysteries Elizabeth Atherly Episodes: "Great Balls of Fire: Part 1 & Part 2"
2017 12 Monkeys Arianna Episode: "Mother"
2017 NeverKnock Grace Television film
2018 Separated at Birth Terri Marshall Television film

Awards[edit]

Year Association Category Result
2019 Canadian Screen Awards Audience Choice Award Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilson, A.R. (25 April 2016). "Wynonna Earp's Dominique Provost-Chalkley on Waverly (Includes interview)". Digitaljournal.com. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Dominique Provost-Chalkley". Syfy. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
  3. ^ https://www.dominiquepc.com/about
  4. ^ "New Age of Ultron deleted scene arrives". Digital Spy. 7 October 2015. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
  5. ^ Sawyer, Miranda (16 December 2012). "Viva Forever! – review". The Observer. ISSN 0029-7712. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
  6. ^ Tedesco, Lisa. "Why There Should Always Be ClexaCon". Retrieved 6 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Dominique Provost-Chalkley Discusses How "Wynonna Earp" Transcends Lesbian Tokenism". LOGO News. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
  8. ^ Amaya, Erik (31 March 2016). "Dominique Provost-Chalkley on Becoming Wynonna Earp's Sister, Studying Revenants And Youthful Enthusiasm". Bleedingcool.com. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
  9. ^ "Celebrate the Mother of The Witness in This 12 MONKEYS Exclusive Clip | Nerdist". Nerdist. 12 May 2017. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
  10. ^ Spangler, Todd (5 June 2017). "'Carmilla' Lesbian Vampire Movie Starts Filming, Release Set for Fall 2017". Variety. Retrieved 6 January 2018.

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