Character People

As a "writer", I love to seek real people who look like my characters. And sometimes I find real people before I find their characters.
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Abbie Cobb
Actress, 90210
Abbie Cobb can be seen in the recurring role of "Kimantha" on the popular ABC series, Suburgatory. She also co-stars in two upcoming feature films: Moms' Night Out, from TriStar Pictures, and the period drama, The Umbrella Man. Most recently, she starred in the ABC drama pilot, Warriors, expected to be picked up in The Fall...
“ The adorable blonde with natural charm, that every guy runs after. Not popular among the girls, because she's more of a bookworm. But, she is in no way actually "nice", she'll do anything when angered. ” - shaniawolf
“ "The babe" from university that hooks up with high school chaps. ” - shaniawolf
“ The best friend persona, who always encourages her friends' self-confidence. Pretty and she knows it, a tad bit popular, but not afraid to ditch the clique for her friend (sometimes). ” - shaniawolf
Maika Monroe
Actress, It Follows
Santa Barbara-born Maika Monroe's initial desire was to pursue a career in professional freestyle kiteboarding (kite surfer). Following in her father's footsteps, she started the sport at the age of 13. She moved to the Dominican Republic's north coast of Cabarete in her senior year of high school to train full-time while she completed her studies online...
Maria Vizuete
Maria Cristina Vizuete was born in Bismarck, North Dakota to parents Miriam and Edison. Maria's mother is of German descent and her father is from Ecuador. She is the middle child among three girls. Maria's love for performing began at an early age as she often sang and danced for her friends and family...
“ The charming daughter of a hotel owner in Italy/Spain. Craves to travel far, but hasn't been far from her hometown all her life. ” - shaniawolf
Norah Jones
Actress, Ted
Norah Jones (born Geetali Norah Jones Shankar; March 30, 1979) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actress. She is a daughter of sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar and Sue Jones. She is Anoushka Shankar's half-sister. In 2002, she launched her solo music career with the release of the commercially successful and critically acclaimed album Come Away with Me...
“ She's someone's younger sister. Annoying wanna-be, who uses too many witty come-backs. ” - shaniawolf
Jennifer Sciole
Jennifer Sciole is one of today's most versatile rising young actresses, with credits that include motion pictures, television, theater and commercials. Since moving to Los Angeles, she has worked alongside highly regarded actors, including Burt Reynolds, Chevy Chase,Jeremy Piven, and David Carradine among others...
“ She is a teacher in high-school. ” - shaniawolf
“ Housekeeping teacher for girls. ” - shaniawolf
“ High-school teacher's daughter. ” - shaniawolf
Sarah Adler
Actress, Meduzot
Evie Wray
Evie Wray was born in Surrey, England. Evie was a ballet dancer for many years and began acting whilst studying at school. At the same time, Evie was drawn to art and work behind the camera as a prosthetic make up artist. She trained at The London College of Fashion before embarking on a career in theatre and feature film...
Tijuana Ricks
Actress, Luke Cage
Tijuana Ricks grew up in LaPlace, Louisiana. Graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a double major in Performing Arts and Psychology and was a member of the sketch comedy troupe, Kaktabulz. Tijuana received her MFA in Acting from the Yale School of Drama and lives in New York City.
“ University "babe". ” - shaniawolf
Laura Dean
Actress, Fame
Actress, Chicago
Mýa Marie Harrison (born October 10, 1979), professionally referred to as Mýa, is an American R&B and pop recording artist, entertainer, philanthropist, and actress. A Washington, D.C. native, as a young child, Harrison took ballet lessons from the age of two and added jazz and tap dancing lessons to her schedule two years later...
Erica Cerra
Actress, Eureka
Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Erica Cerra discovered her love of acting by her 8th birthday. After appearing in numerous commercials Erica decided to take a break from acting. Returning to the business at 22, she decided to dedicate herself whole-heartedly to living as a professional actor. She...
“ Ashley Williams. Oh, she's a fighter. See Ashley Williams from Mass Effect trilogy. ” - shaniawolf
Carmen Moore
Actress, Blackstone
Carmen grew up in Coquitlam, BC. with her mother and younger brother. When figure skating didn't work out at 14, she turned her focus to theatre and performed in the junior and high school musicals. She joined the Spirit Song Native Theatre Co. in '91, and worked with them for 9 months. She was hired on an act of faith for Theatre New Brunswick's Young Company tour in '92 and got rave reviews...
“ Feisty yet chill mother of one. Always on "business". ” - shaniawolf
“ Dancer. ” - shaniawolf
Layla Alizada
Actress, Day One
From a daughter watching her father being deported to his country of origin for an execution, to an Indian doctor who is a closeted lesbian being forced into an arranged marriage, and an eccentric school nurse who is giving a student awkward sex ed advice, award-winning actress Layla Alizada has brought to life compelling...
“ Cheerleader, follows the leader everywhere and has a kind heart, a little confused about where she stands in the society, but hopes for the best. ” - shaniawolf
Elysia Rotaru
Actress, Arrow
Keira Knightley
Keira Christina Knightley was born in the South West Greater London suburb of Richmond on March 26th 1985. She is the daughter of actor Will Knightley and actress turned playwright Sharman Macdonald. An older brother, Caleb Knightley, was born in 1979. Her father is English, while her Scottish-born mother is of Scottish and Welsh origin...
Vera Farmiga
Actress, The Conjuring
Vera Farmiga is an American actress who received an Academy Award nomination for best performance in her supporting role, opposite George Clooney, in Up in the Air. She was born Vera Ann Farmiga, second of seven children, on August 6, 1973, in Clifton (Passaic County), New Jersey, USA, to Ukrainian parents...
“ A very tired lonely mother. ” - shaniawolf
Patricia Isaac
Actress, The Magicians
Splitting her time between LA, Vancouver, and Toronto, Patricia was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta where she began appearing in school and church plays at a young age. After high school, she majored in Economics and Political Science at the University of Alberta, and while still in her studies...
Jax Smith
Jax has worked in television, film, viral video, theater and dance. She starred in the short film Glow, which she co-wrote with the film's director, Nicolas Kadima. She also appeared alongside the comic genius of actor Eugene Levy in in two American Pie films (The Naked Mile, Beta House)...
“ Sister of a kind of famous boybander. ” - shaniawolf
Michelle Creber
Michelle Nicole Creber is a Canadian child actress, singer, dancer and voice artist, and is best known for being the voice of Apple Bloom (and the singing voice of Sweetie Belle) in the TV series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. She was born to jazz pianist/producer Michael Creber, and vocalist/producer Monique Creber...
“ High-schooler. ” - shaniawolf
Shani Salyers Stiles
Shani is an American actor, writer and mother. Born in the Midwest, she began her acting career in Indiana playing roles from basketball mom to domestically abused wife and mother, as well as Lead Medical Examiner, in both film and television productions. Classically trained in theater at Indiana University...
Shani Erez
Miscellaneous Crew, The Honourable Woman
Bella Thorne
Actress, Shake It Up!
Bella Thorne was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida, to Tamara (Beckett) and Delancey Reinaldo "Rey" Thorne. She has three siblings, Remy Thorne, Dani Thorne and Kaili Thorne, all of whom have also acted. She is of Cuban (father) and Irish, Italian, English, German, and Welsh (mother) ancestry...
Gemma Arterton
Gemma Christina Arterton was born in Gravesend, Kent, England, where she was raised. She is the daughter of Sally-Anne (Heap), a cleaner, and Barry J. Arterton, a welder. Her mother's cousin is singer-songwriter Eric Goulden. Her parents divorced when she was age five, and Gemma subsequently lived with her younger sister and her mother...
Avan Jogia
Actor, Tut
Vancouver native, Avan Jogia landed his first acting role as 'Danny Araujo 'on the award-winning TV movie drama "A Girl like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story," directed by Oscar nominee Agnieszka Holland. Jogia followed up with a recurring role on the SyFy Channel hit series "Caprica," as well as becoming...
Molly Shaiken
Actress, Kicks
Tye Olson
American actor and model Tye Olson was born and raised in Northern Minnesota, the son of Rebecca (Backman) and Allen Olson. Rebecca worked as an interior designer and Allen as an engineer. Tyler is one of two children, and is the only member of his family to follow a career in acting. He was educated at Bemidji High School before going on to American Intercontinental University...
Remy Thorne
Actor, Rubber
Remy was born in Florida and has three sisters, Bella, Dani, and Kaili. Remy has spent time in New York and Los Angeles. He resides on both coasts to pursue his acting dream. He shares this dream with his sisters. Remy began his career at eight months old as a model. At the young age of one, Remy booked his first national commercial and hasn't stopped since...
Isabel Lucas
Isabel was born in Melbourne, Australia. Her father is Australian and her mother is Swiss. When she was age 6, her family moved to Switzerland for a year. They moved back to Melbourne for a while before moving to a very small mining town in the Northern Territory (population 1,000). Along with her sister, she attended the Jabiru Area School, which included both white and Aboriginal children...
Wentworth Miller
Wentworth Miller is a compelling and critically acclaimed actor whose credits span both television and feature film. Wentworth Earl Miller III was born June 2, 1972 in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, to American parents, Joy Marie (Palm), a special education teacher, and Wentworth Earl Miller II...
Antje Traue
Actress, Man of Steel
Antje Traue was born in Mittweida, Saxony, East Germany. Her mother was a musician and dancer. Traue was raised speaking Russian. She discovered her love for acting at an early age. As a teenager, Traue attended the "International Munich Art Lab", where she was cast in the lead role in the theatre play...
Jim Shield
Born under the big skies of Alberta, Canada, Jim began competing as an Outrider on the extreme equine circuit of the World Professional Chuckwagon Association at the age of 15. In his 20 years of competition he would amass 5 World Titles, 4 Calgary Stampede Titles and numerous other awards. His love of the horse would gain him entry into the movie world on the Japanese Epic "Heaven and Earth"...
Julian Black Antelope
Actor, Blackstone
Julian Black Antelope is a Canadian actor of Irish and First nation's decent who first entered the film and television arena in 2004 on DreamWorks/TNT's epic six part mini-series, Into the West alongside Canadian icon Graham Greene. Since his arrival, Julian has studied under a variety of acting...
Erin Simms
Erin Simms was born and raised in Montreal. She went to St. George's high school that specializes in the arts. After learning acting for a couple of years she landed a small part in her first movie and then landed the part of Morgan on Student Bodies. She left the show to be on the Power Rangers. She now lives in Los Angeles.
Annie Corley
Actress, Monster
Annie Corley graduated from McCutcheon High School in Lafayette, Indiana and later enrolled at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. Since 1990, Annie has appeared in several films, her most notable role to date is Meryl Streep's on-screen daughter in The Bridges of Madison County. She later made a chilling appearance as Donna, Christina Ricci's on-screen aunt in Monster.
Michael B. Silver
Actor, I Am Sam
Born and raised in Manhattan, a graduate of Brown University, Michael comes from a long line of filmmakers. His grandfather, Oscar-winning screenwriter Sidney Buchman, ran Columbia Pictures under Harry Cohn throughout the 1930s and 1940s and wrote and produced such films as Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Here Comes Mr. Jordan...
Ayelet Zurer
Ayelet Zurer is one of Israel's most acclaimed actresses. She was born in Tel Aviv, and first garnered the attention of Hollywood when she was cast by Steven Spielberg in her first English-speaking role, as Eric Bana's character's wife in the Oscar® nominated film Munich. Since arriving in the United States...
Masam Holden
Lived abroad until he was 10, he then moved to Northern California for a couple of years. He came to Los Angeles when he was 12. He also enjoys going to the movies and watching as many movies as he has time for. Lives in Los Angeles.
Daniel Cudmore
Born in Vancouver and raised in Squamish, British Columbia, Daniel grew up in an athletic household. The middle of three boys, Daniel excelled at a number of different sports including ski racing, snowboarding, football and rugby. However, in addition to his vast interest in athletics, Daniel always had a passion for the arts...
Jenna Berman
Jenna Berman is an actress and model best known for her role as Spartan Kelly-087 in Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn. Jenna grew up in Cape Town, South Africa, but now lives in Vancouver, Canada. Jenna started her career young, working on kids clothing catalogues and TV commercials from age 10.
Tyler Blackburn
Tyler Blackburn stars as Caleb Rivers, the bad boy with a soft side who swept Hanna off her feet on Pretty Little Liars. Caleb is drawn to stay in Rosewood after witnessing some strange events that are seemingly connected to him. Blackburn recently starred in Alloy Entertainment's web series Wendy...
Dan Payne
Daniel Boyd Payne, was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; however, he and his family were fortunate to have moved a great deal while growing up. The moves included towns and cities of all shapes and sizes. The travel afforded Dan and his siblings, brother Josh and sister Cathy, to become best of friends...
Aadila Dosani
Aadila is an actor from Calgary, Alberta. She has been performing since she was in diapers - whether it be putting shows on for her grandparents or using the stair rail as a mic and pretending she was one of the Spice Girls. Aadila grew up playing sports and played on the St. Michael's College Men's Rugby Team at the University of Toronto (Toronto...
Vienna Hehir
Actress, Darc
Canadian actress, Vienna Hehir, has worked throughout the country as well as Malaysia, Singapore, Shanghai and Hong Kong. Recently appearing in multiple series and film projects, Hehir's unique look and charismatic flair transforms her from a sweet secretary, to a sexy undercover CSIS agent, to a desperate teenage mother...
Mike Markoff
Mike is a classically trained actor from Chicago, were he studied under some of Chicago's best. He studied at Act One Studios under Grant Stokes in the Uta Hagen Method, and at The Chicago Shakespeare Theatre under Larry Yando. He began acting as a preteen traveling with Reality Theatre, and began feature films at the age of 16 with The Rockville Slayer...
Delaney Tabron
New Zealand-born actress Delaney Tabron is known for her seamless performances in a variety of art house and mainstream films. Despite being undeniably lovely in real life, on stage and screen the versatile performer has taken on a full rogue's gallery of dark characters: prostitutes, drug addicts, a serial killer and the hapless girlfriend of a psychopath...
Tineke Ann Robson
Tineke Ann Robson (formerly T-Ann Manora) known for her role as Opelia in Spartacus War of the Damned, was born in Wellington, New Zealand to a Dutch mother and New Zealand father. Her first stage experience was as a nine-year-old in the musical Annie Get Your Gun and she has played theatre roles ever since...
Simon Merrells
Essex boy Simon is the elder of the two acting Merrells brothers, born in 1965, three years before his sibling Jason. Though there was no acting background in the family both boys were keen to tread the boards at an early age, attending Saturday morning drama classes, then a Sylvia Young school, and...
Barry Duffield
Barry Duffield was born in 1962, Billingham, UK. He immigrated to Australia with his family in 1969 and they settled in the Bauxite mining town of Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory. His first foray into film was when he "borrowed" his fathers super-8mm-camera and created the all singing, all dancing, stop-motion Salt'N'Pepper shaker show...
Dustin Clare
Dustin Clare is an award winning Australian actor. Dustin Clare made his feature debut opposite Geoffrey Rush and Judy Davis in Fred Schepisi's The Eye of the Storm, which premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival and screened in Special Presentation at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival...
Viva Bianca
Actress, X
Viva Bianca, daughter of Polish composer Cezary Skubiszewski, was born in Australia on November 17, 1983. She is a graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. Bianca is probably best known for her role as the wealthy and devious Ilithyia in the first two seasons of the Starz original series Spartacus: War of the Damned...