Mitchell at WonderCon 2013.
|Born||24 July 1991|
|Home town||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
Penelope Mitchell (born 24 July 1991) is an Australian actress best known for playing the role of Letha Godfrey in the American horror television series Hemlock Grove and Liv Parker in The Vampire Diaries.
Born in Melbourne, Victoria to a French-born artist mother and Australian entrepreneur father, Mitchell spent most of her childhood in Australia with her two older brothers. She studied ballet from age 4 to 16.
Mitchell finished in the top 1% of her graduating year, with an International Baccalaureate diploma. She attended Melbourne University, with the intention of becoming a lawyer. During her time there she continued to perform and wrote prolifically for various publications. Mitchell completed her undergraduate degree in Arts: Media Communication, before moving to Los Angeles to pursue acting.
She began acting a few years before she landed her role on Hemlock Grove, appearing on shows including Toon Time, an Australian kids show, the ABC (Australia) show Next Stop Hollywood, which followed six Australian actors (including Penelope) who move to Hollywood to audition for pilots, and an episode of Australian police drama Rush.
|2011||The Fat Lady Swings||Sherry||Short film|
|2011||Nightshift of the Vampire||Sofia||Short film|
|2011||The Grace of Others||Grace||Short film|
|2011||Meth to Madness||Zoe||Short film|
|2012||The Wishful||Lula Doe / Princess Lula||Short film|
|2012||6 Plots||Jules Freeman||also known as Six Graves|
|2012||Green Eyed||Sarah||Short film|
|2013||The Joe Manifesto||Sue|
|2014||The Fear of Darkness||Skye Williams|
|2015||The Curse of Downers Grove||Tracy|
|2015||The Waiting Game||Erica||Short film|
|2018||The Midwife’s Deception||Jina|
|2018||Look Away||Lily||originally titled Behind the Glass|
|2019||Hellboy||Ganeida the Witch|
|2013||Hemlock Grove||Letha Godfrey||Series regular; 13 episodes|
|2014–15||The Vampire Diaries||Olivia 'Liv' Parker||Recurring role; 20 episodes|
|2018||The Time Capsule||Lauren||Hallmark Original Movie|
|2015||"Lonely Town"||Brandon Flowers|
- Penelope Mitchell [@pfhmitchell] (24 July 2015). "Thanks for all the Bday ❤ yesterday friends! As much as I love stealing @paulwesley 's thunder, it's really today. ox" (Tweet). Retrieved 25 October 2015 – via Twitter.
- "Slideshow - Penelope Mitchell Shares 10 of Her Favorite Things". Interview magazine.
- Lee, Luaine (6 July 2013). "In 'Hemlock Grove,' actress Penelope Mitchell finds peace". The Washington Post. Retrieved 12 August 2013.[permanent dead link]
- "Penelope Mitchell: 'Hemlock Grove' Exclusive Interview!", Just Jared, 27 March 2013.
- "Hemlock Grove's Freya Tingley and Penelope Mitchell on Their "Intense" New Netflix Series", PopSugar, 1 May 2013.
- Ng, Philiana (30 September 2014). "'Vampire Diaries' Boss Tackles 10 Season 6 Mysteries". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
- Andreeva, Nellie (4 April 2012). "Series 'Hemlock Grove', Pilots 'Malibu Country' & Louis CK/Feresten Add To Casts". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
- "'Hemlock Grove's Penelope Mitchell Cast In Two Films; Joanna Cassidy Joins 'Visions'; Leslie Hope Added To 'Crimson Peak'". Deadline Hollywood. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 25 October 2015.