Elyse Levesque

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Elyse Levesque
Elyse Levesque 2010.jpg
Levesque in 2010
Born Elyse Marie Levesque[1][2]
(1985-09-10) September 10, 1985 (age 29)
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada[1][2]
Occupation Actress[2]
Years active 1997–present[2]
Website elyselevesqueofficial.com

Elyse Marie Levesque[1] (born September 10, 1985)[2] is a Canadian film and television actress. She is probably best known for playing Chloe Armstrong in the Syfy original series Stargate Universe[1][3] and the witch Genevieve in The Originals.

Early life[edit]

She was born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Elyse Levesque began acting at age 11,[1][4] when she became part of a repertory company of young actors for the acclaimed children's television series The Incredible Story Studio.[4] In addition, she did commercial work, and went on to do a two-year stint playing the villainous Dr. Maxine Rich on the futuristic children's series 2030 CE.[2][3]

Following high school, Levesque traveled the world for two years as a model[5] working in Taiwan, Japan, Italy, Spain, and France[4] before returning to Canada to study fine arts.[3] In 2006, Levesque moved to Vancouver, British Columbia[1] to focus on a full-time acting career.[2] She immediately enrolled in acting classes, and began to land parts in a number of television and film projects.[2] She has taken on diverse roles ranging from Virginia (Cissy) Poe, the ailing wife of Edgar Allan Poe, in the Masters of Horror episode "The Black Cat", to a flame-wielding bog witch in Flash Gordon. She has also made guest appearances in Smallville,[3] Men in Trees, and a variety of other TV shows for both Canadian and American media markets.[4]

She portrayed Chloe Armstrong,[6] the daughter of a US Senator in the Syfy original series, Stargate Universe.[1][2][4]

In 2014 she played the role of the witch Genevieve in the first season of the The Vampire Diaries-spin-off The Originals.[7]

She currently lives in Los Angeles, California.[1][8]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Lost Angel, TheThe Lost Angel Young Billie
2007 Normal Marcy
2008 Season to Wither, AA Season to Wither Mary Short film
2008 Free to Go Hanna Short film
2009 Christmas Crash Teresa Johnson Video
2012 Slumber Party Slaughter Nadia
2012 In Return Lola
2013 Sons of Liberty Rourke
2014 Fishing Naked Amy Completed
2014 Spare Change Lily Horowitz Post-production
2014 Fruitcake Sallie Short film, post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Incredible Story Studios Various TV series
2001 MythQuest Eurydice Episode: "Orpheus"
2002-2003 2030 CE Dr. Maxine Rich TV series
2004 Cradle Will Fall, TheThe Cradle Will Fall' Maureen TV film
2004 renegadepress.com Vanessa Episode: "A Very Thin Edge"
2006 Family in Hiding Alicia Peterson TV film
2007 Masters of Horror Virginia Poe Episode: "The Black Cat"
2007 Unthinkable Kelly Shaw TV film
2007 Wedding Wish, TheThe Wedding Wish Tina Landers TV film
2007 renegadepress.com Vanessa Episode: "Blackout"
2007 Deadly Pledge, TheThe Deadly Pledge Whitney Seasons TV film
2007 Flash Gordon Layla Episode: "Possession"
2007 Smallville Casey Brock Episodes: "Wrath", "Gemini"
2008 Journey to the Center of the Earth Emily TV film
2008 Men in Trees Tricia Episode: "Sonata in Three Parts"
2008 Storm Cell Dana TV film
2009-2010 SGU Stargate Universe Kino Chloe Armstrong / Airman Kelly TV miniseries
2009-2011 Stargate Universe Chloe Armstrong Main role (40 episodes)
2013-2014 Cedar Cove Maryellen Sherman Regular role (12 episodes)
2014 Originals, TheThe Originals Genevieve Recurring role (12 episodes)
2014 Transporter: The Series Zara Knight Recurring role (2 episodes)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Ilana Rapp (2013-09-30). "Actress/Rapper Elyse Levesque Talks About Sci-Fi Cons and New Short 'Fruitcake'". Huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2015-02-18. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Elyse Levesque Biography". Imdb.com. Retrieved 2015-02-18. 
  3. ^ a b c d Troy L. Foreman (2013-11-03). "Interview: Elyse Levesque Talks ‘Cedar Cove’, ‘Stargate Universe’ & More". Tvwise.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-02-19. 
  4. ^ a b c d e Melissa Liznick (2011-03-08). "Q&A: Elyse Levesque Looking To Start New Chapter After 'Stargate Universe'". Starpulse.com. Retrieved 2015-02-18. 
  5. ^ Darryl Humphrey (2010-08-09). "TORO WOMAN: ELYSE LEVESQUE". Toromagazine.com. Retrieved 2015-02-20. 
  6. ^ "Stargate Universe Characters: Chloe Armstrong". Stargate.mgm.com. Retrieved 2015-02-20. 
  7. ^ Vlada Gelman (2013-12-04). "Exclusive: The Originals Conjures Up Witchy Role For Stargate Actress Elyse Levesque". Tvline.com. Retrieved 2015-02-19. 
  8. ^ Elyse Levesque. "Verified Twitter Account". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2015-02-18. 

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