Mary Kate Wiles

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Mary Kate Wiles
Born (1987-03-28) March 28, 1987 (age 32)
Alma materUniversity of Southern California
OccupationActress
Years active2007–present
Known forThe Lizzie Bennet Diaries and Squaresville
WebsiteMaryKateWiles.com

Mary Kate Wiles (born March 28, 1987) is an American film and web series actress. She is known for her portrayals in web series such as Lydia Bennet in the Emmy-winning Pride and Prejudice adaptation, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, as well as the audiobook of the sequel, The Epic Adventures Of Lydia Bennet, as Zelda Waring in Squaresville, as Sansa Stark in Game of Thrones parody, School of Thrones,[1][2] and Annabel Lee in Edgar Allan Poe's Murder Mystery Dinner Party.[3]

Early life[edit]

Wiles started as a performer in dance classes and choir from a very young age. The summer before her senior year of high school, she decided to pursue acting. Wiles lived in Fayetteville until age 18, then she set-out for Los Angeles for college.

Career[edit]

Since 2012, Wiles had starring roles in feature-films. 2010, she played the role of Alicia Larch in Dark Woods. 2012, she portrayed Lily Blush in the independent feature Dreamworld,[4] starring alongside Whit Hertford. She also stars as Ally in the film The Sound and the Shadow.[5]

2013, Wiles was nominated for an IAWTV Award for Best Actress in a Comedy.[6] She, along with co-stars Kylie Sparks, Tiffany Ariany, Austin Rogers, David Ryan Speer, and Christine Weatherup won the award for Best Ensemble Cast for Squaresville.[7] Wiles was a finalist for the 2nd Annual Streamys Audience Choice award for Personality of the Year.[8]

Since 2012, Wiles vlogged regularly on her YouTube channel, producing music covers, fashion, and videos on various aspects of acting.[citation needed] Since 2014, this channel is Patreon sponsored.[9]

Education[edit]

While attending the University of Southern California, Wiles performed in eight productions in four years—including Brigadoon (Jean), Hello Again (The Nurse), and The Pajama Game (Poopsie)--and two professional productions outside of school. She was a member of Alpha Delta Pi,.[10] and she studied abroad at the British American Drama Academy.[11]

Mary Kate graduated in 2009 with two degrees—a BA in both Theatre and English Literature.[12]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Into the Night[13] Chloe Short film
2008 Ridiculously Emo[14] Brenda Short film
2009 Lovebot[15] Sarah Short film
2009 The Sound and the Shadow Ally
2009 Dreamworld Lily Blush
2009 Nefarious: Merchant of Souls Ally
2009 Dark Woods Alicia Larch
2011 Elliott[16] Audrey Short film
2011 Prism[17] Nessa Short film
2011 Harems Harem Girl/Princess Video short
2011 Murder in the Dark Taylor
2012 The Newest Pledge Vanessa
2014 Hello, My Name Is Frank Kim
2014 Bridge and Tunnel Christine Goodrich
2014 I Ship It[18] Zoe Smallman Short Film
2015 Spies Are Forever Tatiana Slozhno Musical

TV series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Looking for Grace[19] Mystery Girl
2011 Awkward Universe Megan Episode: "Cool Video Desertion"
2012 The Middle Beth Episode: "Life Skills"
2013 The Style Club Herself Episode: "Mary Kate Wiles on The Style Club"
2013 The Goreys Tori Gorey
2015 Talking Marriage with Ryan Bailey[20] Herself Episode: "Mary Kate Wiles"
2016 Code Black Betsy Episode: "Demons and Angels"
2016 Ultimate Spider-Man Frances Beck Episode: "The Moon Knight Before Christmas"

Internet productions[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Asst: The Webseries[21] Erica Morrison All 5 episodes
2012–13 The Lizzie Bennet Diaries Lydia Bennet 32 episodes
2012–13 The Lydia Bennet!! Lydia Bennet All 29 episodes
2012–13 Squaresville Zelda All 31 episodes
2013 School of Thrones Sansa Stark YouTube series; 3 episodes
2014 Kissing in the Rain[22] Lily 7 episodes
2015 Muzzled the Musical[23] Hadey YouTube series
2016 Edgar Allan Poe's Murder Mystery Dinner Party Annabel Lee YouTube series; 10 episodes
2017 The Case of the Gilded Lily[24] Vivian Nightingale YouTube Short Film
2018 American Whoopee[25] Millie YouTube Short Film

Stage[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Spies Are Forever[26] Tatiana Slozhno NoHo Arts Center

References[edit]

  1. ^ Squaresville Series
  2. ^ School of Thrones: Alex Carpenter goes behind the scenes of new 'Game of Thrones' webseries
  3. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5689282/
  4. ^ Dreamworld
  5. ^ The Sound and the Shadow
  6. ^ Best Female Performance in a Comedy
  7. ^ IAWTV 2013 Winners
  8. ^ http://www.streamys.org/blog/2013/02/streamys-audience-choice-award-finalists/ Streamys Audience Choice Awards Finalists
  9. ^ https://www.patreon.com/mkwiles
  10. ^ Making it Interview
  11. ^ "The Official Mary Kate Wiles Website". The Official Mary Kate Wiles Website. Retrieved April 13, 2017.
  12. ^ "The Official Mary Kate Wiles Website". The Official Mary Kate Wiles Website. Retrieved April 13, 2017.
  13. ^ Into the Night
  14. ^ Ridiculously Emo
  15. ^ Lovebot
  16. ^ Elliott
  17. ^ PRISM - Action/Scifi Film!
  18. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4-o9pAWsCc
  19. ^ Looking for Grace Archived May 5, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  20. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYbqkSCK1Y0
  21. ^ Asst: The Webseries
  22. ^ https://www.youtube.com/user/ShipwreckedComedy
  23. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNUUFYHjnIo
  24. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7217254/
  25. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8861270/
  26. ^ http://www.spiesareforever.diamonds/

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