Johanna Elizabeth Braddy
August 30, 1987
(m. 2012; div. 2015)
Freddie Stroma (m. 2016)
Johanna Elizabeth Braddy (born August 30, 1987) is an American actress. She played the leading role in the 2009 horror film The Grudge 3, and has appeared in Hurt (2009), Easy A (2010), Paranormal Activity 3 (2011), and The Levenger Tapes (2011). She also starred in a main role as Jenny Matrix in the hit web series Video Game High School from 2012 to 2014. In 2015, Braddy co-starred as Anna Martin in the Lifetime dark comedy-drama series Unreal. She also starred as Shelby Wyatt in the ABC thriller series Quantico.
Braddy was born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, daughter of Jo Beth, a preschool music teacher and a vocalist, and Steven "Steve" Braddy, an engineer. Braddy has one brother, Cole Braddy, who is eight years younger. Braddy attended McIntosh High School in Peachtree City, Fayette County, Georgia, and graduated in 2005.
Braddy made her screen acting début in the ABC Family television film Pop Rocks playing Olivia Harden. She made her voice acting debut in Avatar: The Last Airbender playing the role of Princess Yue. Braddy also played small parts in films Broken Bridges, Home of the Giants and Whore. On television, she had recurring roles in the FX drama The Riches, ABC Family teen comedy-drama, Greek, and VH1 soap Hit the Floor. She also guest starred on Cold Case, Southland, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Suburgatory, and Shameless.
In 2009, Braddy had her first leading role in the horror film The Grudge 3, a third installment in The Grudge franchise, released direct-to-video. The following year, she played a supporting role in the teen comedy Easy A starring Emma Stone. She had roles in horror films Hurt, The Levenger Tapes, Paranormal Activity 3, and The Collection. From 2012 to 2014, she co-starred in the web series Video Game High School.
In 2013, Braddy was cast opposite Constance Zimmer and Shiri Appleby in the Lifetime dark comedy-drama, Unreal. The series premiered on June 1, 2015 with positive reviews from critics. Also in 2015, Braddy was cast as a series regular in the ABC thriller Quantico along with Priyanka Chopra, Yasmine Al Massri, Graham Rogers, Jake McLaughlin and Aunjanue Ellis.
Braddy married her co-star from Video Game High School, Josh Blaylock, on November 11, 2012. They divorced in 2015, the exact date is unknown. Around the end of June 2015, Braddy confirmed in her verified Twitter account that they were no longer married.
Braddy began dating her Unreal co-star, Freddie Stroma, in the Summer of 2015. Braddy and Stroma became engaged on May 15, 2016 during a romantic weekend in Vancouver, Lower Mainland, British Columbia, Canada, and married on December 30, 2016, at The Stables at Foxhall Resort and Sporting Club in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia.
|2006||Broken Bridges||Kayla Chartwell|
|2007||Surf's Up||Additional voices||Voice role|
|2007||Home of the Giants||Freshman|
|2007||Penny Dreadful||Willa Fowler||Short film|
|2009||The Grudge 3||Lisa||Direct to video|
|2009||Wild About Harry||Lucy Carmichael|
|2009||Ponyo||Additional voices||English adaption|
|2010||Easy A||Melody Bostic|
|2011||The Levenger Tapes||Amanda|
|2011||Paranormal Activity 3||Lisa|
|2011||Born to Race||Rachel|
|2012||The Collection||Missy Solomon|
|2015||Run the Tide||Michelle Turner|
|2004||Pop Rocks||Olivia Harden||Television film|
|2005–2007||Avatar: The Last Airbender||Princess Yue||Voice role, 5 episodes|
|2007||Cold Case||Hilary West – 1964||Episode: "The Good-Bye Room"|
|2007||The Riches||Tammy Simms||Recurring role, 6 episodes|
|2007||Drake & Josh||Emily||Episode: "Dance Contest"|
|2007||Samantha Who?||Teenage Samantha||Episode: "The Restraining Order"|
|2008||The Oaks||Young Jessica||Unsold Fox pilot|
|2008||Danny Fricke||Jennifer Stockwell||Unsold A&E pilot|
|2009||Lie to Me||Jacquelin Mathis||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2009||Greek||Jordan Reed||Recurring role, 15 episodes|
|2009||A Marriage||Sophie||Unsold CBS pilot|
|2009–2010||Southland||Olivia Sherman||2 episodes|
|2010||Detroit 1-8-7||Elizabeth Fadden||Episode: "Lost Child/Murder 101"|
|2010||CSI: Miami||Lucy Strickland||Episode: "Wheels Up"|
|2011||Leverage||Hayley Beck||Episode: "The 10 Li'l Grifters Job"|
|2011||Friends with Benefits||Grace||Episode: "The Benefit of Mardi Gras"|
|2011||Criminal Minds||Tammy Bradstone||Episode: "Proof"|
|2012||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Carly Green||Episode: "Play Dead"|
|2012–2014||Video Game High School||Jenny Matrix||Web series; main role|
|2013||Suburgatory||Leslie||Episode: "Go, Gamblers!"|
|2013||Necessary Roughness||Cindy Luck||Episode: "Gimme Some Lovin'"|
|2013||Hit the Floor||Mia Sertner||Recurring role, 4 episodes|
|2013||Perception||Ashley Damlison||Episode: "Asylum"|
|2014||Shameless||Shelley||Episode: "My Oldest Daughter"|
|2015||Unreal||Anna Martin||Main role, 10 episodes|
|2015–2018||Quantico||Shelby Wyatt||Main role|
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- Webber, Stephanie (4 August 2015). "UnREAL Costars Freddie Stroma and Johanna Braddy Are Dating: Photo, Details!". Us Magazine. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
- "Johanna Braddy Marries Freddie Stroma: Exclusive Details". 2016-12-31. Retrieved 2017-01-01.