Trieste Kelly Dunn

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Kelly Dunn
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Born Trieste Kelly Dunn
(1981-01-14) January 14, 1981 (age 35)
Provo, Utah, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present

Trieste Kelly Dunn (born January 14, 1981) is an American actress, born in Provo, Utah.

Personal life[edit]

Dunn studied theater at the North Carolina School of the Arts, where she appeared in a number of student films, including those made by classmates and future collaborators Zach Clark, Brett Haley, Aaron Katz, and Brendan McFadden.

Filmmaker Magazine named her one of the 25 New Faces of Independent in their 2010 Summer Issue,[1] and the LA Times touted her as a "break out star" based on her roles in the upcoming independent films Cold Weather and The New Year.[2]


Dunn first rose to prominence on the FOX TV series Canterbury's Law as Molly McConnell opposite Julianna Margulies. Her recent film roles have included critically lauded turns in Cold Weather, Vacation!, and United 93. She has also appeared on Fringe as Valerie Boone, the victim of a scientific experiment in the episode "Midnight", and also guest starred on HBO's Bored to Death. In 2014, she portrayed FBI Agent Elizabeth Ferrell on the TV series Believe concurrently with her co-starring role as Dep. Siobhan Kelly in Banshee. In late 2015, Dunn began a recurring role as U.S. Marshal Allison Knight, on the NBC drama Blindspot. 2016 she is playing Natalie an event planner on Almost There that is airing on the Audience channel.


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Mysterious Skin Date in 'Blood Prom'
2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Gloria Kulhane TV Series: Season 7, "Class"
2006 United 93 Deora Frances Bodley
2008 Canterbury's Law Molly McConnell TV Series: Main Cast
2009 Cupid Sonja TV Series: 1 Episode
2009 Fringe Valerie Boone TV Series: Episode "Midnight"
2009 Bored to Death Sophia TV Series: 1 Episode
2010 Cold Weather Gail
2010 The New Year Sunny
2010 Vacation! Donna
2011 Brothers & Sisters Lori Lynn TV Series: 1 Episode
2013–2015 Banshee Siobhan Kelly TV Series: Main Cast
2013 Golden Boy Margot Dixon Recurring Character
2014 Believe Elizabeth Farrell Recurring Character
2015 Applesauce Nicki
2015-2016 Blindspot Allison "Allie" Knight Recurring Character
2016 Bull Captain Taylor Mathison 1 episode


  1. ^ "25 New Faces of Independent Film". 2010-07-20. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  2. ^ Olsen, Mark (June 18, 2010). "Double Exposure for Trieste Kelly Dunn". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2010-06-18. - Fan Website