Scarlett Byrne

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Scarlett Byrne
Born Scarlett Hannah Byrne
(1990-10-06) 6 October 1990 (age 26)
Hammersmith, London, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present

Scarlett Hannah Byrne (born 6 October 1990[1][2] in Hammersmith, London[citation needed]) is an English actress. She is best known for her roles as Pansy Parkinson in the Harry Potter series[3][4][5][6] and as Lexi in the TV series Falling Skies[3][4][7][5][8]. Byrne has also appeared in the TV series The Vampire Diaries as Nora Hildegard.[9][10]

Career[edit]

Byrne began her acting career in 2005 in the short film CryBaby[5], before portraying Chloe Daniels in an episode of the British TV drama Doctors[11]

In 2009 Byrne got the role of Pansy Parkinson in the sixth film in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince[3][4][5][6], before reprising her role in the final two films of the series[3][4][5][6]. Following the end of the Harry Potter series, she played Brittany in Lake Placid: The Final Chapter[12], as well as appearing in several short videos written by fellow Harry Potter actor Jessie Cave for her website Pindippy.[13]

During 2013 Byrne played the role of Sarah in the short film Lashes[14]. She also played the role of Lisa in the action-thriller film Skybound, alongside Gavin Stenhouse[4]. Byrne became a regular cast member for the fourth season of the sci-fi show Falling Skies.[3][4][7][5][8] She moved to Vancouver[citation needed] for the filming of Falling Skies. While she departs the series at the end of season 4, Byrne reprises the role in the penultimate episode of the series, "Reunion"[15].

In 2015 she joined The Vampire Diaries as witch-vampire hybrid, heretic, Nora Hildegard[9][10]. Byrne was a major recurring character in the seventh season of the series and appeared in twelve episodes of the season. The character was then killed off in the sixteenth episode along with her fiancé Mary-Louise[16]. She also had a guest appearance role in an episode of the MTV comedy series, Mary + Jane.[17]

Personal life[edit]

On 6 August 2015 Scarlett became engaged to Hugh Hefner's 23-year-old son, Cooper, in London.[18][5]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Refs.
2005 CryBaby N/A Short film [5]
2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Pansy Parkinson Supporting role [3][4][5][6]
2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 Cameo
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Supporting role
2013 Lashes Sarah Short film [14]
2017 Skybound Lisa Completed [4]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Refs.
2008 Doctors Chloe Daniels Episode: "Kiss My Asp" [11]
2012 Lake Placid: The Final Chapter Brittany Television film [12]
2014–2015 Falling Skies Alexis "Lexi" Glass-Mason Main role (season 4); guest role (season 5) [3][4][7][5][8]
2015 Sorority Murder Jennifer Taylor Television film [19][better source needed]
2015–2016 The Vampire Diaries Nora Hildegard 12 episodes [9][10]
2016 Mary + Jane Lacey Episode: "Jenéeuary" [17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""25 🎂"". Twitter. 6 October 2015. Archived from the original on 12 June 2017. Retrieved 12 June 2017. 
  2. ^ ""Thank you for all my birthday messages & wishes yesterday! Feeling very loved & I cant wait to… "". Twitter. 7 October 2016. Archived from the original on 12 June 2017. Retrieved 12 June 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Manila Bulletin (19 August 2014). "Reaching for the 'Skies'". HighBeam. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 9 July 2017. (subscription required)
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i Andreeva, Nellie (30 October 2013). "TNT’s ‘Falling Skies’ & ‘Dallas’ Add Regulars". Deadline. Retrieved 9 July 2017. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Ng, Gwendolyn (14 August 2014). "No to Playboy, yes to romance". The Straits Times. Retrieved 9 July 2017. 
  6. ^ a b c d "Harry Potter's Pansy actress poses in Playboy shoot". Digital Spy. 15 February 2017. Retrieved 8 July 2017. 
  7. ^ a b c "Falling Skies - Season 4 - Casting News - Scarlett Byrne added as Regular". SpoilerTV. 
  8. ^ a b c SILVERIO, BEN (4 November 2013). "‘Harry Potter’ Star, Scarlett Byrne, Joins ‘Falling Skies’ Season Four As Regular". ScienceFiction.com. Retrieved 8 July 2017. 
  9. ^ a b c Roffman, Marisa (15 July 2015). "'The Vampire Diaries' Adds Three Villains for Season 7". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 9 July 2017. 
  10. ^ a b c MURPHY, SHAUNNA (16 October 2015). "'Vampire Diaries': Find Out What's Next For The Show's First LGBT Love Story". MTV News. Retrieved 9 July 2017. 
  11. ^ a b "Doctors > Season 10 > Episode 92 > Kiss My Asp". TV.com. Retrieved 9 July 2017. 
  12. ^ a b "Lake Placid: The Final Chapter". Netflix. Retrieved 9 July 2017. 
  13. ^ ""Everyone!!!! Check out the new @pindippycave videos!! www.pindippy.com/superheroes lots of love!! X"". Twitter. 18 November 2011. Archived from the original on 9 July 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017. 
  14. ^ a b "Lashes - short film review". UK Film Review. 1 December 2015. Retrieved 9 July 2017. 
  15. ^ Carabott, Chris (25 August 2015). "Falling Skies: "Reunion" Review". IGN. Retrieved 9 July 2017. 
  16. ^ Heimbrod, Mimi (2 April 2016). "'The Vampire Diaries' Season 7: Fans Unhappy With Three Character Deaths?". Design & Trend. Retrieved 9 July 2017. 
  17. ^ a b Holmes, Adam (17 February 2017). "This 'Harry Potter' actress is posing in Playboy and the pictures are gorgeous". Business Insider. Retrieved 9 July 2017. 
  18. ^ "Hugh Hefner's Son, Cooper Hefner, Engaged to Actress Scarlett Byrne". People.com. 
  19. ^ "Lifetime Movie Sorority Murder: Unrealistic College Depiction". www.alloy.com. 17 August 2015. Retrieved 9 July 2017. 

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