Nesta Cooper

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Nesta Cooper
Nesta Marlee Cooper

(1993-12-11) December 11, 1993 (age 25)

Nesta Cooper (born December 11, 1993)[1] is a Canadian actress best known for her roles of Dani Barnes in Reality High[2] and Shannon in The Edge of Seventeen.[3] Since 2016, Cooper has had a main role as Carly Shannon in the Netflix series Travelers.[4]

Personal life[edit]

At the age of seven, Cooper moved to Courtenay, Vancouver Island with her parents. She has tried to pursue a career in the arts whenever the opportunity presented itself. After she completed high-school, she moved to Vancouver for more film opportunities. She started dating Peter Van Auker, an associate producer on Reality High, after the film had completely wrapped on November 21, 2016.[5] On October 15, 2017, Nesta adopted a husky one week after fostering and named him Juneau.[6]


In early 2015, Cooper started working as a production assistant on a short film showcasing Truvelle's eight-piece 2015 bridal collection.[7] On May 12, 2015, the film was released on Vimeo.[8]



Year Title Role Notes
2015 Diablo Rebecca Carver
2016 The Edge of Seventeen Shannon
2017 Barbie Video Game Hero Gaia Voice only
2017 Curious Females Nikki Short
2017 Reality High Dani Barnes
2018 The Miracle Season Lizzie Ackerman


Year Title Role Notes
2013 Cult Young Sakelik 2 episodes
2013 The Haunting Hour: The Series Lizzie Episode: "Dead Bodies"
2014–2015 Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce Teacher 2 episodes
2015 Supernatural Bartender Episode: "There's No Place Like Home"
2015 So You Said Yes Young Bride TV movie
2015 The Returned Megan 2 episodes
2015 Heroes Reborn: Dark Matters Dahlia 2 episodes
2015 Unreal Assistant Molly 2 episodes
2015 Ties That Bind Liz Episode: "It Doesn't Show"
2015-2016 Heroes Reborn Dahlia 4 episodes
2016 The Magicians Gretchen Episode: "The Strangled Heart"
2016 Motive Stacey Edmonds Episode: "The Scorpion and the Frog"
2016 The 100 Shay Episode: "Red Sky at Morning"
2017 S.W.A.T. Desiree Watson Episode: "Imposters"
2016–present Travelers Carly Shannon Main role
2018 Spy Kids: Mission Critical Scorpion/ Georgia Main role
2018 Supergirl Tanya Episodes: "Shelter from the Storm”, ”The Fanatical”


  1. ^ Nesta Cooper [@NestaCooper] (2017-12-11). "25 🎂 Thank you to everyone who made my birthday so special!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  2. ^ "Reality High (Netflix) - Movie Synopsis and Plot". Retrieved 2018-01-22.
  3. ^ "Nesta Cooper-Rotten Tomatoes". Retrieved 2018-01-22.
  4. ^ "Travelers - Schedule and Full Episodes on Showcase". Retrieved 2018-01-22.
  5. ^ Cooper, Nesta (2017-11-21). "One year with you. My bestie forever. i loove you! •". Instagram. Retrieved 2018-01-24.
  6. ^ Nesta Cooper [@NestaCooper] (2017-10-15). "(Overly) Proud new Dog-Mom. After a week of fostering, we adopted Juneau today! @BarkNBitches @PeetVan" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  7. ^ Dinh Pador, Lucia. "Short Fashion Film : Mannequin By Truvelle". Utterly Engaged. Retrieved 2018-01-24.
  8. ^ "Mannequin by Truvelle". Vimeo. 2015-05-12. Retrieved 2018-01-24.

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