Paloma Kwiatkowski

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Paloma Kwiatkowski
Born (1994-05-29) May 29, 1994 (age 24)
EducationCanadian Improv Games
OccupationActress
Years active2012–present

Paloma Kwiatkowski (born May 29, 1994) is a Polish-Canadian film and television actress. She received two Leo Award nominations and won once in 2018.

Personal life[edit]

Kwiatkowski was born in Vancouver. She lives in Burnaby, British Columbia.[1] Her parents moved to Canada from Poland.[1] As a high school student at Templeton Secondary School, Kwiatkowski took part in theatre, improv, and film-making.[2] She was captain of the improv team which competed in the Canadian Improv Games and received a scholarship to an acting program.[2][3] Having graduated from high school in 2012, she was accepted into Simon Fraser University's film program but decided to defer her enrollment.[1]

Career[edit]

In April 2012, it was announced that Kwiatkowski had been cast as the demi-god Thalia Grace in Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013).[3] Her portrayal was met with mixed reviews mostly due to the fact she had a small role. Kwiatkowski plays a main role in Sitting on the Edge of Marlene, a 2014 film adaptation of a young adult book by Canadian author Billie Livingston.[4] In August 2013, she was cast in the recurring role of Cody Brennan in the second season of Bates Motel.[5] In May 2014, she joined the cast of an indie film, Who's Driving Doug.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Whatever it Takes Tiffany Short film
2013 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Thalia Grace
Cheat Madeleine Charbonneau
2014 Sitting on the Edge of Marlene Sammie Bell
2015 The Mary Alice Brandon File Mary Alice Brandon Short film
2016 Who's Driving Doug Stephanie
2018 Riot Girls Scratch Post-production
Richard Says Goodbye Post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Bates Motel Cody Brennan 6 episodes
2015 Wuthering High School Cathy Earnshaw Television film
2016 Motive Sadie Novak Episode: "The Score"
Dying to Be Loved Emily Yates Television film
Supernatural Magda Petersen Episode: "American Nightmare"
2017 Garage Sale Mystery: A Case of Murder Deb Macbeth Television film
The Christmas Calendar Chey Canadian TV film
Travelers Abigail Paris Episode: "11:27"
Christmas Princess Chloe Television film
2018 Unspeakable Darby Stephens 4 episodes
Pre-production

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2014 16th Leo Awards Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Motion Picture
Sitting on the Edge of Marlene
Nominated
2018 20th Leo Awards Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Television Movie
The Christmas Calendar
Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Schaefer, Glen (June 3, 2012). "Teen actor's career catapults into Hollywood overnight". The Province. Archived from the original on August 19, 2012.
  2. ^ a b King, Rebecca (August 5, 2013). "Exclusive Interview with Paloma Kwiatkowski!".
  3. ^ a b Fleming, Mike (April 3, 2012). "Vancouver High Schooler Gets Dream Role In 'Percy Jackson' Sequel". Deadline Hollywood.
  4. ^ Punter, Jennie (April 1, 2013). "Foundation Features, Ana Valine on the 'Edge'". Variety.
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (August 6, 2013). "'Bates Motel', 'Reign' Add Recurring Players". Deadline Hollywood.
  6. ^ Spangler, Todd (May 15, 2014). "YouTube Star Ray William Johnson Lands Lead in Indie Film 'Who's Driving Doug'". Variety.

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