Megan Charpentier

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Megan Charpentier
Born (2001-05-26) May 26, 2001 (age 17)
New Westminster, British Columbia
Occupation Actress
Years active 2007–present

Megan Charpentier (born May 26, 2001) is a Canadian actress who is perhaps best known for her role as the feral child Victoria in the 2013 horror film Mama and as the new Red Queen in Resident Evil: Retribution. She is also commonly known for playing the younger version of characters in the media.

Early life[edit]

Charpentier has two younger sisters, Madison and Genea.[1]

Career[edit]

Charpentier began her acting career as a three-year-old[1] appearing in a Hasbro commercial after being offered to audition.[citation needed] Since then she has made several guest appearances in several TV shows most notably in Supernatural as Tess McAnn and she has also been in several TV movies. She is often associated with Amanda Seyfried and has played the younger version of the actress' character twice, once in Jennifer's Body[2] and again in Red Riding Hood.[3] Charpentier appeared in Resident Evil: Retribution as the Red Queen[4] and in Mama as Victoria.[5][6]

She was nominated for Best Newcomer at the UBCP/ACTRA Awards for her role in Mama.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Jennifer's Body Young Needy
2010 Kid's Court Lawyer Annie Short Film
2010 Frankie & Alice Young Paige
2011 Red Riding Hood Young Valerie
2012 Resident Evil: Retribution The Red Queen
2013 The Old Woman in the Woods Older Sister Short Film
2013 Mama Victoria
2012 Never Ever Melanie Short Film
2014 The Games Maker Anunciacion
2014 Rattlesnake The Little Girl Short Film
2014 Pinocchio Project Brittany Anderson
2017 The Shack Kate Philips
2017 It Greta Keene
2017 The Cannon Izzy
2017 The Philosophy of Phil Molly McGuire
2018 Violentia Brittany Anderson

Television[edit]

Year Series Role Notes
2007 Painkiller Jane Little Girl Episode: "Thanks for the Memories"
2007 Aliens in America Young Anita Episode: "The Metamorphosis"
2008 The Christmas Clause Anna TV Movie
2009 Storm Seekers Young Leah TV Movie
2009 The Guard Ellie Vanderlee Episode: "He Is Heavy, He's My Brother"
2009 Fringe Little Girl Episode: "Earthling"
2010 Life Unexpected Young Lux Episode: "Storm Weathered"
2010 Hiccups Little Bus Girl Episode: "Autograph Hound"
2010 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Julia 2 Episodes
2010 Psych Little Sister Episode: "Yang 3 in 2D"
2010 A Trace of Danger Emily Arnold TV Movie
2011 He Loves Me Emily TV Movie
2012 Supernatural Tess McAnn Episode: "Party On, Garth"
2013 Profile for Murder Amber TV Movie
2014 Motive Jackie Robinson Episode: "Deception"
2014 Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever Chrystal TV Movie
2015 Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Truth Be Told Phoebe Amidon TV Movie
2015 Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The Impossible Dream Phoebe Amidon TV Movie
2016 Operation Christmas Danielle Roberts TV Movie
2018 Locke and Key Kinsey Locke 1 episodes

Accolades[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2014 Young Artist Award Best Leading Young Actress in a Feature Film Mama Nominated [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "BT Vancouver_ Megan Charpentier talks "Mama"". The First Post. 2013. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Jennifer's Body". British Film Institute. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  3. ^ Dargis, Manohla (March 10, 2011). "The Girl Who Sighed Wolf". The New York Times. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  4. ^ Harrison, Margot (September 19, 2012). "Resident Evil: Retribution". Seven Days. Retrieved October 31, 2013.  (subscription required)
  5. ^ O'Sullivan, Michael (January 18, 2013). "Don't Mess with This Ma Grisly". The Washington Post. Retrieved October 31, 2013.  (subscription required)
  6. ^ Moore, Roger (January 18, 2013). "'Mama' Is a Chilling Ghost Story That's Done Right". The Buffalo News. Retrieved October 31, 2013.  (subscription required)
  7. ^ Leiren-Young, Mark (October 3, 2013). "Vancouver actor's dreams come true with Package Deal". Edmonton Journal. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  8. ^ "35th Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Archived from the original on July 20, 2015. Retrieved April 14, 2014. 

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