Stefania LaVie Owen

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Stefania LaVie Owen
Born (1997-12-15) December 15, 1997 (age 20)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2009–present

Stefania LaVie Owen (born December 15, 1997) is a New Zealand-American actress. She is known for her roles as Puddle Kadubic in the television series Running Wilde and as Dorrit Bradshaw in the teen drama television series The Carrie Diaries. She starred as Nicole Chance in the 2016–17 Hulu original psychological thriller, Chance.

Personal life[edit]

Owen was born on December 15, 1997 in Miami, Florida, to an American mother and a New Zealand father. She moved to New Zealand at age four, settling in Pauatahanui, a village 30 km (19 mi) north of the capital city Wellington.[1]

Owen lives between New York City and Wellington, the latter of where she attends Chilton Saint James School, an all-girls private school, in nearby Lower Hutt.[2] Her sisters Lolo and Carly accompany her there as well. She is involved in many school productions and dancing classes. She used to go to Pauatahanui school, where she won the cup for performing arts, and which helped begin her career in acting.[3]


Owen made her acting debut in the 2009 Peter Jackson film The Lovely Bones, playing Flora Hernandez.[4] From 2010 to 2011, she played the character Puddle Kadubic in the Fox comedy series Running Wilde.[3] Owen co-starred as Dorrit, Carrie Bradshaw's younger rebellious sister, in The CW's The Carrie Diaries, which premiered on January 14, 2013.[5] She had a role in the 2015 comedy slasher film Krampus, directed by Michael Dougherty.[6] She also portrayed Deedee in the drama film Coming Through the Rye.[7] It was announced in August 2017 that Owen was cast in an undisclosed role in the Dick Cheney biopic, titled Vice, written and directed by Adam McKay.[8]


Film and television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2009 The Lovely Bones Flora Hernandez Film
2010–2011 Running Wilde Puddle Kadubic Main role
2011 Home Game Charlotte Unsold television pilot
2013–2014 The Carrie Diaries Dorrit Bradshaw Main role
2015 Krampus Beth Film
2015 Coming Through the Rye Deedee Film
2016 All We Had Ruthie Carmichael Film
2016–2017 Chance Nicole Chance Main role
2018 Vice TBA Film
2018 The Cat and the Moon Eliza Film
2019 The Beach Bum Heather Film


  1. ^ Dando, Kris (January 19, 2010). "'The Lovely Bones' just the beginning for budding actress". Retrieved September 15, 2013.
  2. ^ McConnell, Rhiannon (February 25, 2014). "Acting up in New York". The Dominion Post. Retrieved July 23, 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Running Wilde - Bios". Fox Broadcasting Company. Retrieved October 28, 2010.
  4. ^ The Lovely Bones DVD Cinemaniax. Retrieved October 28, 2010.
  5. ^ Hibberd, James (February 15, 2012). "'Carrie Diaries' casting scoop: Bradshaw's sister is... -- EXCLUSIVE". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved April 6, 2014.
  6. ^ "Meet the Cast Who Will Be Tormented By Michael Dougherty's 'Krampus'!". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
  7. ^ "Adam Scott, Toni Collette Join Christmas Horror Movie 'Krampus'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
  8. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (August 31, 2017). "'Dick Cheney Biopic Casts Stefania LaVie Owen; Robert Knepper, Armin Amiri Join '1st Born'; Tom Choi In 'Truth Or Dare". Deadline. Retrieved January 14, 2018.

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