Stephanie Bennett (actress)

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Stephanie Bennett
Born
NationalityCanadian
OccupationActress
Years active2010–present

Stephanie Bennett is a Canadian actress. She is known for her roles in Leprechaun: Origins and Shadowhunters.

Career[edit]

Bennett portrayed Dee Taggart on the 2015 CBC spy drama The Romeo Section.[2] She also appeared in the 2015 Disney Channel television film Descendants as Snow White. Her other acting credits include the films Grave Encounters 2[3] and Leprechaun: Origins,[4] and appearances on television series Supernatural and iZombie. She appeared as Lydia Branwell in the Freeform fantasy television series Shadowhunters from 2016–2017.[5]

In September 2016, CBC announced it had commissioned a one-hour drama series that follows the star players of an under-21 soccer academy in Montreal, titled 21 Thunder, with Bennett cast as one of the three lead characters.[6][7] The series premiered on July 31, 2017 in Canada to positive reviews.[8][9] In 2017, Bennett played the role of Jenny in Season 2 of the Showcase/Netflix sci-fi series Travelers.

Filmography[edit]

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2012 Grave Encounters 2 Tessa Hamill
2014 Leprechaun: Origins Sophie Roberts
2014 Big Eyes Coed #1
2017 Scorched Earth Melena Filming
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Hiccups Double Parked Woman Episode: "Flirt Locker"
2013 Supernatural Shelly Episode: "Clip Show"
2013 King & Maxwell Angela Miller Episode: "Stealing Secrets"
2014 Signed, Sealed, Delivered Abby Wheeler Episode: "Dark of Night"
2014 The Nine Lives of Christmas Jaclyn Television film
2015 Truth & Lies Hannah Television film; also known as Text to Kill
2015 iZombie Kimber Cooper Episode: "Dead Rat, Live Rat, Brown Rat, White Rat"
2015 UnREAL Pepper Recurring role, 5 episodes
2015 Descendants Snow White Television film
2015 The Unauthorized Full House Story Lori Loughlin Television film[10][11]
2015 Stolen Dreams Rebecca Television film; U.S. cable TV title: Are You My Daughter?
2015 The Romeo Section Dee Taggart Main role (season 1), 10 episodes
2016–2017 Shadowhunters Lydia Branwell Recurring role, 9 episodes
2016 Motive Miranda Hurst Episode: "The Scorpion and the Frog"
2017 Lucifer Muffy Episode: "Mr. and Mrs. Mazikeen Smith"
2017 21 Thunder Christy Cook Main role[7]
2017 Travelers Jenny Recurring role (season 2), 4 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Title Result Ref.
2016 Leo Awards Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Television Movie Stolen Dreams Won [12][13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stephanie Bennett – The Romeo Section". CBC Television. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  2. ^ Doyle, John (October 13, 2015). "John Doyle: The Romeo Section is a subtly sexy thriller for grown-ups". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved June 5, 2016. In Vancouver, we meet Rufus (Juan Riedinger), who has his hands full with Dee (Stephanie Bennett, admirably going full throttle into a very meaty role)...
  3. ^ Harvey, Dennis (October 11, 2012). "Review: 'Grave Encounters 2'". Variety. Retrieved June 5, 2016. Finally he abandons his in-progress campus horror-movie shoot, dragging his star (Leanne Lapp), wise-guy producer/best friend (Dylan Playfair) and crew (Stephanie Bennett, Howard Lai) across the Canadian border to the purported site of earlier events — a shuttered mental hospital where rampant patient abuses were said to occur.
  4. ^ Scheck, Frank (August 26, 2014). "'Leprechaun: Origins': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 5, 2016. The violent mayhem is strictly of the perfunctory variety, with the hapless victims getting picked off one by one until only one plucky survivor (Stephanie Bennett) remains.
  5. ^ Gie, Linda (August 8, 2015). "ABC Family's 'Shadowhunters' Casts Stephanie Bennett as Lydia Branwell (Exclusive)". TheWrap. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
  6. ^ Reid, Regan (September 26, 2016). "CBC commissions one-hour soccer drama". Retrieved 2016-10-27.
  7. ^ a b "CBC Commissions Soccer Drama 21 Thunder From PMA Productions And Generic Productions" (Press release). CBC. September 26, 2016. Retrieved October 27, 2016 – via CBC Media Centre.
  8. ^ "CBC-TV commissions new Montreal-set soccer drama '21 Thunder'". Montreal Gazette. The Canadian Press. Retrieved October 27, 2016.
  9. ^ "21 Thunder comes to CBC this Summer! - Blog - 21 Thunder".
  10. ^ Petski, Denise (June 4, 2015). "'Unauthorized Full House' Movie On Lifetime – First-Look Photos". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 5, 2016.
  11. ^ Stedman, Alex (July 30, 2015). "Watch: First 'Unauthorized Full House Story' Clip Digs Up Drama". Variety. Retrieved June 5, 2016.
  12. ^ Caddell, Nathan (June 6, 2016). "The Devout sweeps the Leo Awards". The Georgia Straight. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  13. ^ "2016 Winners by Name". Leo Awards. Retrieved July 10, 2016.

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