Eline Powell

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Eline Powell
Eline Powell 2017.jpg
Born Eline Pauwels
(1990-04-12) 12 April 1990 (age 28)
Leuven, Belgium, BE
Nationality Belgian[1]
Occupation Actress
Years active 2011–present

Eline Powell (born Eline Pauwels,[1] 12 April 1990)[2] is a Belgian actress.[3][4]

Early years and education[edit]

Powell is the daughter of Rudi Pauwels and has a brother.[1] When she was in secondary school she participated in theatre classes.

She graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2011 with a BA degree in acting, with special skills in ballet, Hip Hop, Flamenco, singing, violin and speaks Dutch and French, as well as English with American, South American, Estuary, and Irish accents.[5]


She started her career making a short film For Elsie playing Mila, then appeared in small roles in films such as Quartet, Novitiate and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, the latter two both released in 2017.[6][7] In 2014, she won the lead role in the Italian drama film Anita B. as Anita directed by Roberto Faenza. Then in 2016 she appeared in Game of Thrones as Bianca.[8]

Powell was cast to star in the Freeform series Siren playing Ryn, a mermaid in search of her sister.[9]


Year Title Role Notes Refs.
2011 For Elsie Mila Short film [10]
2012 Quartet Angelique
Private Peaceful Anna [11]
2014 Anita B. Anita [12]
2016 Stoner Express Desiree aka AmStarDam
2017 Novitiate Sister Candace [6][8]
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Syren 2 [7]
Year Title Role Notes Refs.
2012 The Fear Lule Miniseries, 1 episode
2016 Game of Thrones Bianca 2 episodes [8]
2018-Present Siren Ryn / Siren / Mermaid Lead role [9]


  1. ^ a b c "Vlaamse actrice Eline Powell steelt de show in Hollywoodreeks 'Siren'". Het Laatste Nieuws (in Dutch). Mar 28, 2018. Retrieved April 18, 2018.
  2. ^ @ElinePowell (12 April 2018). "Ep 4 comes out today! On my BIRTHDAY!! siren #hello28🎉🎈 (link: www.instagram.com/p/BhdUHTcnnNp/) instagram.com/p/BhdUHTcnnNp/" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  3. ^ Romero, Ariana (October 6, 2017). "If You Already Love Mermaids, Meet Your New TV Obsession". Refinery29. Retrieved December 20, 2017.
  4. ^ https://www.backstage.com/interview/eline-powell-how-embrace-physicality-your-performance/
  5. ^ "Eline Powell - RADA: The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art - Student". rada.ac.uk.
  6. ^ a b Felperin, Leslie (January 21, 2017). "'Novitiate': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 26, 2018. ...Liana Liberto, Rebecca Dayan, Eline Powell...
  7. ^ a b @ElinePowell (April 3, 2017). "so excited to be part of this 'King Arthur': Final Trailer Unsheathes Childhood, Dragons And Led Zeppelin – Deadline" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  8. ^ a b c Trapunski, Charles (March 29, 2018). "INTERVIEW: SIREN'S ELINE POWELL". Brief Take. Retrieved March 30, 2018.
  9. ^ a b Petski, Denise (24 August 2016). "'The Deep' Pilot Casts Eline Powell & Rena Owen; 'Claws' Adds Jason Antoon". Deadline.
  10. ^ University of Westminster Review
  11. ^ Gant, Charles (11 October 2012). "Review: 'Private Peaceful'". Variety (magazine). Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  12. ^ Scheck, Frank (April 28, 2015). "'Anita B.': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 26, 2018. The story begins with the title character (Eline Powell) arriving in a small town near Prague...

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