Lara Jean Chorostecki

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Lara Jean Chorostecki
Lara Jean Chorostecki 2013.jpg
Born (1984-09-24) September 24, 1984 (age 31)
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present

Lara Jean Chorostecki (born September 24, 1984) is a Canadian actress, known for her role as Fredricka "Freddie" Lounds in the American psychological thriller–horror television series Hannibal.

Early life[edit]

Chorostecki was born in Brampton in 1984. Chorostecki's father worked in a bank and her mother was a French teacher.[1] She is of Polish and Scottish descent.[2][3] She has a brother.[4]


Chorostecki became interested in acting after seeing Les Misérables when she was eight years old.[2][4] She performed at the Stratford Festival for a number of years.[1][5] Chorostecki was the youngest ever person to be accepted into the Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre Training in Stratford, Ontario.[6] She earned a Masters in Classical Acting in London, England at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.[6]

Chorostecki had recurring roles in Camelot and The Listener. Since 2012, she has recurred in the BBC America series Copper.

In 2013, Chorostecki starred in the Canadian romantic comedy film Please Kill Mr. Know It All.[7] She plays journalist Fredricka "Freddie" Lounds in the NBC drama Hannibal.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Her interests include writing poetry.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
2008 Loving Loretta Trish Short film
2012 Antiviral Michelle
2012 Please Kill Mr. Know It All Sally
2015 Renaissance Kris Post-production
2016 Masked Saint, TheThe Masked Saint Michelle
2016 Barn Wedding Jacquie Pre-production


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Doc Deena "Breaking Away"
2006 72 Hours: True Crime Pam Constable "Frenzy"
2007 Degrassi: The Next Generation Molly "Free Fallin': Part 2"
2007 Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost Young Estelle TV film
2008 Charlie & Me Older Casey TV film
2009 Listener, TheThe Listener Maya Recurring role
2009 Border, TheThe Border Kim Norton "Dark Ride"
2010 Republic of Doyle Emma "The Return of the Grievous Angel"
2010 Dan for Mayor Charlie Recurring role
2010 19th Wife, TheThe 19th Wife Ann Eliza Young TV film
2011 Camelot Bridget Recurring role
2012 Beauty and the Beast Iris "All In"
2012-2013 Copper Sybil O'Brien Recurring role
2013 Lost Girl Ianka "Of All the Gin Joints"
2013-2015 Hannibal Freddy Lounds Recurring role
2014 Haven Amy Potter "Exposure"
2015 X Company Krystina Breeland Main role


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