Freya Tingley

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Freya Tingley
Freya-Tingley-Wondercon-2013.jpg
Tingley at the 2013 WonderCon.
Born (1994-03-26) 26 March 1994 (age 25)
OccupationActress
Years active2008–present

Freya Tingley (born 26 March 1994) is an Australian-born actress.

Career[edit]

Freya's first professional role was "Young Joan" in Caryl Churchill's play Far Away for The Black Swan Theatre Company in 2008. Since then she has appeared in a number of films including the short Bootleg, a singing role in the short Light as a Feather, directed by Damien Spiccia, X, directed by Jon Hewitt, and 3 voice-overs for the production Bully for You. She appeared in the television miniseries Cloudstreet based on Tim Winton's novel, in a support role as "Young Hat Lamb".

In 2011, she played the lead as a deaf girl, in the short film Beneath the Waves by director Renee Marie. This role required Freya to learn sign language[citation needed].

In 2012, Freya was cast in Hemlock Grove, the Netflix series produced by Eli Roth in which she plays Christina Wendall.[1][2]

In 2013, Freya was cast in Once Upon a Time as Wendy, a 13-year-old girl based on the heroine Wendy Darling from the novel Peter Pan.[3] It had only taken Freya one audition to get the part of Wendy Darling because Freya could put on a good British accent. Wendy was only seen in a number of episodes and helped Peter Pan (Robbie Kay) gain Henry's heart. However she is then reunited with her family. In 2014, Freya had the lead role in The Choking Game, a movie made for Lifetime.

Freya also played Francine Valli in Jersey Boys, directed by Clint Eastwood.

She has stated that she would love to return to Once Upon a Time as Wendy Darling if she was asked. Freya is set to star in the 2016 TV series The Wilding.

Freya will be the main role in her new movie No Way to Live, which centers on an interracial teenage couple in the 1950s robbing and stealing to escape their oppressive town. It's set to be directed by and written by Nick Chakwin and David Guglielmo. Freya stars alongside Tom Williamson. Freya has also signed a deal for another movie written by the same directors and writers called the young set to come out next year.

On 14 February 2016, it has been rumored that Freya will star in a supernatural thriller called The Sonata, however no more details have been confirmed.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2009 Bootleg Sarah Short
2010 Light as a Feather Sophie Short
2011 X: Night of Vengeance Cindy
Beneath the Waves Eleanor Short
2012 Sticks and Stones Zoe Short
2014 Swelter London
2014 Jersey Boys Francine Valli
2014 Choking Game Taryn
2016 No Way To Live Nora Thomspon
2016 The Disembodied Jennifer Short
2017 The Young Diana
2017 The Sonata Rose
2018 Spinning Man Mary
2020 Year of the Detectives Nic O'Connell
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Cloudstreet Hat Lamb Part 1 and Part 2
2013 Hemlock Grove Christina Wendall Season 1 (series regular)
Once Upon a Time Wendy Darling Recurring role, 5 episodes:
"Second Star to the Right" (season 2: episode 21)
"Dark Hollow" (season 3: episode 7)
"Think Lovely Thoughts" (season 3: episode 8)
"Save Henry" (season 3: episode 9)
"The New Neverland" (season 3: episode 10)
Fashion Police Herself 1 episode
2014 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Karen "Return of the Pumpkinheads" (Season 4, Episode 5)
2017 The Wrong Nanny Blake TV film

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stevens, Michael (1 April 2013). ""Hemlock Grove": Werewolf Transformation". SneakPeek. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  2. ^ Michelle-Wells, Simonne (29 August 2008). "Perth Reviews Far Away - Black Swan Theatre Company". Australian Stage. Retrieved 20 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Once Upon a Time - Listings".

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