Serinda Swan

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Serinda Swan
Serinda Swan 2012.jpg
Swan in Hollywood, CA, August 14, 2012
Born Serinda Swan
(1984-07-11) July 11, 1984 (age 31)
West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present

Serinda Swan (born July 11, 1984) is a Canadian actress. She starred as Erica Reed in the series Breakout Kings for two seasons from 2011 to 2012. She now stars as DEA Special Agent Paige Arkin in the USA Network series Graceland, which premiered in the summer of 2013. Swan starred as Brittany Baker in the NBC drama Chicago Fire. She also guest appeared in an episode of Hawaii Five-0.

Life and career[edit]

Swan was born in West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.[1] Her father, Scott Swan, is a Canadian theatre director and actor who runs an acting studio on the north shore.

She was featured in the Theory of a Deadman video So Happy released in April 2008. She appeared twice on the television series Smallville (in the episodes "Hex" and "Warrior") as Zatanna Zatara.[2] She had the role of the pagan god Veritas in a season 6 episode of the TV series Supernatural. Swan began her big-screen acting career in 2009 in the rom-com The Break-Up Artist.

From 2011 to 2012, Swan starred as Erica Reed in the A&E television series, Breakout Kings. She shared that many of the prison scenes of Breakout Kings are shot in actual prisons, while real convicts are also there behind bars.[3] Breakout Kings was canceled on May 17, 2012.[4]

Swan portrays Zera in upcoming Brent Ryan Green film The Veil. [5]

Swan works with different charities including the Somaly Mam Foundation, United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets, and Heifer International.


Year Production Role Notes
2005 Neal 'n' Nikki Amanda Bollywood movie
2009 The Break-Up Artist Ashley
2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Aphrodite
2010 Tron: Legacy Siren #2
2011 Recoil Darcy
2011 Creature Emily
2012 The Baytown Outlaws Jez
2014 Jinn Jasmine Main role
2015 The Veil Zera
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Supernatural Hospital Receptionist Episode "Salvation"
2007 Blood Ties Henry's hookup (credited as "Pretty Young Woman") Episode "Heart of Ice"
2007 Exes and Ohs Lucianne Episode "What Goes Around
2008 Beyond Loch Ness Caroleena TV movie
2008 Psych Eileen Mazwell Episode "Murder?...Anyone?...Anyone?...Bueller?" (Season 3, Episode 2)
2009 Desperate Escape Melissa TV movie
2009 Reaper Hot Patron Episode "Business Casualty"
2010 Supernatural Ashley Frank/Veritas Episode "You Can't Handle the Truth" (Season 6, episode 6)
2009 Hostile Makeover Amanda Manville TV movie
2009 Trust Tiffany TV movie
2009–10 Smallville Zatara, ZatannaZatanna Zatara Episodes "Hex" (Season 8, Episode 17), "Warrior" (Season 9, Episode 12) and "Icarus" (Season 10, Episode 11)
2011 Hawaii Five-0 Alana Episode "Ho'ohuli Na'au" (Season 1, Episode 22)
2011–2012[4] Breakout Kings Erica Reed Main Role
2013-Present Graceland Paige Arkin Main Role
2014 Tomorrow People, TheThe Tomorrow People Cassandra Smythe 2 episodes
2014 Chicago Fire Brittany Baker 4 episodes


  1. ^ "Serinda Swan". Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Matt Mitovich (2009). "Exclusive: Who Will Make Magic as Smallville's Zatanna?". TV Guide. Retrieved May 11, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Serinda Swan Urban Rush Interview". YouTube. Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  4. ^ a b ANDREEVA, NELLIE (May 17, 2012). "A&E’s ‘Breakout Kings’ Cancelled After Two Seasons". Retrieved May 17, 2012. 
  5. ^ "First Look At Actors William Moseley And Serinda Swan In ‘The Veil’". Knowshi Magazine. 6 March 2014. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 

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