Lucy Fry

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Lucy Fry
Lucy Fry by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Fry at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con
Born
Lucy Elizabeth Fry

(1992-03-13) 13 March 1992 (age 28)
NationalityAustralian
OccupationActress, model
Years active2007–present

Lucy Elizabeth Fry (born 13 March 1992[1]) is an Australian actress. She is known for portraying Zoey in Lightning Point, Lyla in Mako: Island of Secrets, and Lissa Dragomir in the film Vampire Academy. Fry was also cast in Hulu's eight part miniseries 11.22.63 as Marina Oswald, wife of Lee Harvey Oswald,[2][3] and played the lead in the 2016 Australian horror television series Wolf Creek and Tikka in the 2017 Netflix film Bright.

Early life[edit]

Fry was born in Wooloowin, Queensland, Australia in 1992.[1] She attended Brisbane Girls Grammar School in Brisbane, Queensland,[4] and began studying theatre at an early age, training with the Brisbane-based physical theatre company, Zen Zen Zo. In 2007, she was a runnerup in Girlfriend Magazine's Model Search.[5]

Career[edit]

She made an uncredited appearance in the season 3 finale of H2O: Just Add Water, in 2010.[6] Her first major role on television was as Zoey in Lightning Point. From there she moved on to play Lyla, one of the lead mermaid roles, in season 1 of Mako: Island of Secrets,[7] a spin-off of H2O: Just Add Water.

In 2014, she had her first big screen roles, as Lissa Dragomir in Vampire Academy[8] and as Honey in Now Add Honey.[9] In 2015, Fry co-starred in The Preppie Connection opposite Thomas Mann, playing the role of Alex.[10] In 2016, she appeared in the films Mr. Church, with Eddie Murphy and Britt Robertson,[11] and The Darkness, with Kevin Bacon.[12] The same year, she played lead character Eve Thorogood in the Australian miniseries Wolf Creek.[13] She also starred in 11.22.63 playing Marina, the wife of Lee Harry Oswald.[14] In October 2016 Fry was cast as Tikka, a young elf who possess powers over a magical wand, in the 2017 fantasy film Bright which stars Will Smith and Joel Edgerton.[15] In July 2017 Fry was cast to star as Heidi in the film She's Missing alongside Eiza González.[16][17]

In July 2019, she joined the cast of Last Looks, an American-British action thriller by Tim Kirkby, based on a novel Last Looks by Howard Michael Gould.[18][19] In the same year, she was seen as Stella in crime drama television series, Godfather of Harlem, which premiered in September 2019 on Epix.[20] In February 2020, it was announced that she will be a part of upcoming Netflix thriller film Night Teeth.[21]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Instead of Breakfast Short film[6]
2014 Vampire Academy Lissa Dragomir
2015 Now Add Honey Honey Halloway
2015 The Preppie Connection Alex Hayes
2016 Mr. Church Poppy Originally titled Henry Joseph Church
2016 The Darkness Stephanie Taylor Originally titled 6 Miranda Drive
2017 Bright Tikka Direct-to-video film[15]
2019 She's Missing Heidi
TBA Last Looks TBA Post-production[22]
TBA Night Teeth TBA Post-production[23]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 H2O: Just Add Water Student at Graduation Episode: "Graduation"; uncredited[6]
2012 Lightning Point Zoey Main role
2013 Reef Doctors Josie Episode: "Episode Five"
2013 Mako: Island of Secrets Lyla Main role (season 1)
2016 11.22.63 Marina Oswald Main role
2016 Wolf Creek Eve Thorogood Lead role
Nominated – Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best TV Actress (2017)[24]
2019 Godfather of Harlem Stella Main role

Music videos[edit]

Theatre[edit]

Year Work Role
2007 A Water Story Ancient Mariner
2007 Mr A's Amazing Maze Plays Suzie
2007 The Show Must Go On Doll
2008 A Midsummer Night's Dream Thisbe
2008 Playing Pictures Roving Performer
2008 Invisible Journeys Lucy
2008 Ramalama Physical Performer
2009 Beach Serena
2009 Creative Generations Lion Fish
2009 King Oedipus Messenger
2010 Lost Baggage Roving Performer

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lucy Fry". Hollywood.com. Archived from the original on 6 August 2017. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  2. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (7 April 2015). "Chris Cooper, Cherry Jones Set to Co-Star in Hulu's James Franco Starrer '11/22/63'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 23 April 2016. Lucy Fry (Vampire Academy) is Marina Oswald, Lee Harvey Oswald's Russian wife.
  3. ^ Bryant, Jacob (19 November 2015). "Watch: James Franco Stars in Hulu's '11.22.63'". Variety. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Congratulations to alumna Lucy Fry (class of 2009) who will be starring in the first movie adaptation of the Vampire Academy novels". Brisbane Girls Grammar School. 5 February 2013. Retrieved 23 April 2016 – via Facebook.
  5. ^ Schmidt, Chantelle (4 July 2014). "Meet the Girls Who Didn't Win Girlfriend's Model Search But Got Famous Anyway". The Fashion Spot. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  6. ^ a b c d "Mako Mermaids – Lucy Fry". Archived from the original on 9 September 2013. Retrieved 9 August 2013.
  7. ^ Knox, David (4 July 2013). "Airdate: Mako: Island of Secrets". TV Tonight. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  8. ^ Trumbore, Dave (1 February 2013). "VAMPIRE ACADEMY: BLOOD SISTERS to Star Zoey Deutch and Lucy Fry with Mark Waters Directing". Collider. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  9. ^ Johnson, Neala (4 August 2013). "Portia de Rossi, Hamish Blake – and maybe Ellen – bring a little Honey to Australian movie shoot". News.com.au. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  10. ^ Harvey, Dennis (4 November 2015). "Film Review: 'The Preppie Connection'". Variety. Retrieved 23 April 2016. Much as he resents their snobbery, however, Toby can't help being attracted by the social magnetism of the school's leading "preppies," particularly brash ringleader Ellis (Logan Huffman) and his beautiful g.f. Alex (Lucy Fry), representing the moneyed elite of Manhattan and North Carolina, respectively.
  11. ^ Scheck, Frank (22 April 2016). "'Mr. Church': Tribeca Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  12. ^ Collis, Clark (11 February 2016). "Kevin Bacon has a creepy kid in the trailer for horror movie The Darkness". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  13. ^ Newsome, Brad (12 May 2016). "Review: Wolf Creek the TV series emerges as an engrossing new chapter in the cult thriller's story". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  14. ^ Pedersen, Erik (7 April 2015). "Chris Cooper & Others Join Hulu's '11/22/63' Cast; Director Set". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 26 May 2020.
  15. ^ a b Kit, Borys (11 October 2016). "David Ayer's 'Bright' Lands 'Mr. Church' Actress Lucy Fry (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  16. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr (12 July 2017). "David Ayer's 'Bright' Lands 'Mr. Church' Actress Lucy Fry (Exclusive)". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  17. ^ "She's Missing: Alexandra McGuinness on her new movie". RTE. 5 February 2019. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  18. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (15 July 2019). "'Bright' Actress Lucy Fry Cast In Action Thriller 'Waldo'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 5 March 2020.
  19. ^ Ritman, Alex (30 June 2020). "Mel Gibson Has Busy Film Slate Despite Renewed Anti-Semitism Claim". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 30 June 2020.
  20. ^ "Interview with Godfather of Harlem's Lucy Fry". L'Officiel USA. 26 September 2019. Retrieved 19 February 2020.
  21. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr (3 February 2020). "Netflix Sets Jorge Lendeborg Jr For Lead In 'Night Teeth'; Debby Ryan, Lucy Fry, Alfie Allen & Raúl Castillo Bring The Terror". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 19 February 2020.
  22. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (15 July 2019). "'Bright' Actress Lucy Fry Cast In Action Thriller 'Waldo'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 15 July 2019.
  23. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (3 February 2020). "Netflix Sets Jorge Lendeborg Jr For Lead In 'Night Teeth;' Debby Ryan, Lucy Fry & Alfie Allen Bring The Terror". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 3 February 2020.
  24. ^ "Never mind Oscar, here's the 2017 FANGORIA Chainsaw Awards Nominees Ballot!". FANGORIA®. Retrieved 14 February 2017.

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