Eliza Taylor

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Eliza Taylor
Eliza Taylor FSC 2015.jpg
Taylor at the Florida SuperCon, June 2015
Born (1989-10-24) 24 October 1989 (age 25)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation Actress
Years active 2002–present

Eliza Jane Taylor-Cotter[1] (born 24 October 1989) is an Australian actress, best known for her role as Janae Timmins in the Australian soap opera Neighbours (2005-2008). She is currently playing the lead role as Clarke Griffin in The CW series The 100. She also starred in the 2014 film The November Man as Sarah.

Life and career[edit]

Taylor was born in Melbourne and attended Calder High School. After a lead role in Pirate Islands, she starred as Rosie Cartwright in The Sleepover Club in 2003. She transitioned to mature audience programs with guest roles on Blue Heelers and Neighbours in 2003. She then joined the regular cast of Neighbours as part of the Timmins family in the role of Janae Timmins, whose arrival in Ramsay Street was broadcast in Australia on 4 April 2005. Taylor completed her filming for Neighbours in October 2007 and her final episode screened on 8 February 2008.

Taylor travelled to the United Kingdom in late November 2007, and on 1 December 2007 she turned on the Weymouth Christmas lights. On 19 December, Taylor starred as Snow White in a Christmas pantomime, again in Weymouth.[1][2] In 2009, she was in an episode of All Saints and filmed a short drama/comedy movie called The Laundromat.[3] Taylor filmed a role in the horror movie 6plots.[4] She later filmed a pilot Winners and Losers.[5]

On 1 March 2013, it was announced that Taylor was cast as lead character of Clarke in the CW drama series The 100.[6][7]



Year Title Role Notes
2009 The Laundroma Amy Short film
2012 6 Plots Amy Challis
2013 Patrick Nurse Panicale
2013 Natural Woman Short film
2013 Planes Maria Short film
2014 November Man Sarah


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Pirate Islands Sarah Redding Series regular, 26 episodes
2003 Neighbours Jacinta Martin 2 episodes
2003 The Sleepover Club Rosie Cartwright Series regular, 26 episodes
2004 Blue Heelers Tatum O'Hara Episode: "Cast the First Stone"
2006 Blue Water High Heidi Lee Episode: "2.9"
2005-2008 Neighbours Janae Timmins Series regular, 307 episodes
2008 Rush Madison Episode: "1.8"
2009 Packed to the Rafters Kerry Episode: "Losing the Touch"
2009 All Saints Carly Spalding Episode: "The Two of Us"
2010 City Homicide Melissa Standish Episode: "Last Seen"
2012 Howzat! Kerry Packer's War Rhonda TV Mini-Series
2013 Mr & Mrs Murder Sarah Episode: "Little Boxes"
2013 Nikita Reporter Episode: "Wanted"
2014–present The 100 Clarke Griffin Lead role


Year Title Role Notes
2007–2008 Snow White Snow White Weymouth Pavilion Theatre, Weymouth, England


  1. ^ a b "Interview With Eliza Taylor-Cotter". Neighbours - The Perfect Blend. Retrieved 2015-04-20. 
  2. ^ "Best panto ever at the Pavilion (From Dorset Echo)". Dorsetecho.co.uk. 2008-01-11. Retrieved 2013-03-30. 
  3. ^ "Melbourne Film Festival | Made In Melbourne". Mim.org.au. Retrieved 2013-03-30. 
  4. ^ "Film: 6 Plots". Uk.castingcallpro.com. Retrieved 2013-03-30. 
  5. ^ [1][dead link]
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie. "Australian Actress Eliza Taylor Tapped As The Lead Of CW Pilot 'The Hundred' - Deadline.com". M.deadline.com. Retrieved 2013-03-30. 
  7. ^ "'Neighbours' star Eliza Taylor lands lead in US TV drama 'The Hundred' - US TV News". Digital Spy. 2013-03-04. Retrieved 2014-01-03. 

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