|Born||Traja Gaj Golightly
September 5, 1993
Traja Gaj Golightly (born September 5, 1993), professionally known as Gage Golightly, is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Hayley Steele in the Nickelodeon series The Troop (2009–2011) and for her role as Erica Reyes on the MTV series Teen Wolf.
Golightly co-starred in the sci-fi miniseries 5ive Days to Midnight and the TNT series Heartland. She has also appeared in Speakeasy, Sudbury, A Carol Christmas, The Long Shot, and the Disney Channel sitcom The Suite Life of Zack & Cody as Vanessa. She portrayed Hayley in the Nickelodeon series The Troop, a series about a group of teenagers who fight monsters.
In 2012, Golightly had a recurring role on the MTV series Teen Wolf during the show's second season as Erica Reyes, in which she played the show's first first living female werewolf. Golightly was set to reprise her role of Erica Reyes during the show's third season which began filming in late 2013, but the actress instead exited the show during early stages of filming as she had been cast as the female lead in a pilot for The CW titled, "Company Town." In May 2013, it was announced that the pilot had not been green lighted. It was later confirmed that Golightly would not be rejoining the cast for the third season of Teen Wolf. Throughout 2011-2012 Golightly worked on a Marcus Nispel horror film titled Backmask, which was later retitled to Exeter. Golightly also worked on a project titled Vanished, which was later re-titled to Gone Missing. for the Lifetime network, playing the role of Matty. In June 2014, Golightly was cast as a series regular in an Amazon Studios comedy pilot titled "Red Oaks," in which she played the role of "Karen," the pilot was picked up to series on October 3rd, 2014. The series began filming their first season in late May 2015. Later that year, it was announced that Golightly would be playing the role of "Karen" in the reboot of Eli Roth's horror classic, Cabin Fever.
Golightly was born with apraxia, a disorder that made speech difficult for her as a toddler. The young actress overcame the disorder and became a successful film and TV actress.
|2003||Vest, TheThe Vest||Karen||Independent film|
|2003||Carol Christmas, AA Carol Christmas||Nine Year Old Carol||Made-for-TV film|
|2004||Sudbury||Kylie Owens||Made-for-TV film|
|2004||Long Shot, TheThe Long Shot||Taylor Garrett||Made-for-TV film|
|2004||5ive Days to Midnight||Jesse Neumeyer||TV miniseries|
|2005||Don't Ask||Ivy Collins||Made-for-TV film|
|2006||Brothers & Sisters||Paige Traylor||Pilot episode (unaired version)|
|2006||Suite Life of Zack & Cody, TheThe Suite Life of Zack & Cody||Vanessa||Episode: "A Midsummer's Nightmare"|
|2007||Heartland||Thea Grant||Series regular|
|2009–2013||Troop, TheThe Troop||Hayley Steele||Series regular|
|2010||True Jackson, VP||Vanessa||Episode: "Trapped in Paris"|
|2011||Big Time Rush||Annie||Episode: "Big Time Beach Party"|
|2011–2012||Ringer||Tessa Banner||Recurring role|
|2012–2013||Teen Wolf||Erica Reyes||Recurring role (14 episodes)|
|2013||Gone Missing||Matty||Principal role|
|2014||Red Oaks||Karen||Principal role|
|2015||Cabin Fever Reboot||Karen||Principal Role|