Character Peopleby shaniawolf | created - 15 Nov 2013 | updated - 25 Feb 2016 | Public
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.
1. Abbie Cobb
Actress | The Candle
Abbie Cobb can be seen in the recurring role of "Kimantha" on the popular ABC series, Suburgatory (2011). She also co-stars in two upcoming feature films: Moms' Night Out (2014), from TriStar Pictures, and the period drama, The Umbrella Man (2016). Most recently, she starred in the ABC drama pilot, ...
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.
Actress | The Social Network
"The babe" from university that hooks up with high school chaps.
Actress | Project Almanac
Virginia Gardner was born Virginia Elizabeth Gardner on April 18, 1995, in Sacramento, California. She attended Sacramento Country Day School until eighth grade. In 2011, she joined online schooling when she moved to Los Angeles and but she chose to take the California High School Proficiency Exam....
Actress | In Time
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).
6. 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 ...
Actress | The One That Got Away
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 ...
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.
8. Norah Jones
Soundtrack | 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 ...
Actress | Wakefield
She's someone's younger sister. Annoying wanna-be, who uses too many witty come-backs.
11. Jennifer Sciole
Actress | Richard III
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 ...
She is a teacher in high-school.
12. Karen Vicks
Actress | Ladder 49
Housekeeping teacher for girls.
13. Natalie Hultman
Actress | One Desperate Day
High-school teacher's daughter.
16. 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 ...
17. Tijuana Ricks
Actress | Luke Cage
Tijuana Ricks grew up in Gramercy, 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.
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 ...
21. Erica Cerra
Actress | Power Rangers
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. ...
Ashley Williams. Oh, she's a fighter. See Ashley Williams from Mass Effect trilogy.
22. Carmen Moore
Actress | Blackstone
Carmen has had an extensive career in film and television for over 25 years, with prominent roles in many fan favourite shows.
With a start in local theatre in Vancouver she quickly gained recognition with a couple of Jesse nominations. Auditions for film started a slew of guest starring and ...
Feisty yet chill mother of one. Always on "business".
23. Brenda Crichlow
Actress | Firewall
Brenda Crichlow was born on July 24, 1967 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is known for her work on Firewall (2006), The Possession (2012) and Elf (2003). She is married to Rene Lessard. They have two children.
24. 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 ...
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.
27. Bianca A. Santos
Actress | The Duff
Bianca A. Santos was born in Los Angles to Cuban and Brazilian parents. A first-generation American, she has made her mark as an actress and producer, known for The Duff (2015), Ouija (2014) and Priceless (2016). Her breakthrough role was Lexi Rivera in The Fosters (2013). She is fluent in Spanish ...
28. Keira Knightley
Keira Christina Knightley was born March 26, 1985 in the South West Greater London suburb of Richmond. 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 ...
30. Vera Farmiga
Actress | Up in the Air
Vera Farmiga is an American actress who has received an Academy Award nomination for her role in Up in the Air (2009) and Primetime Emmy Award nominations for her roles in Bates Motel (2013) and When They See Us (2019).
She was born Vera Ann Farmiga, the second of seven children, on August 6, 1973, ...
A very tired lonely mother.
31. Patricia Isaac
Actress | Supergirl
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, became the youngest Account Executive in Canada for ...
33. Jax Smith
Writer | Mental
In 2016, Jax Smith directed two short films, Mental (*BravoFACT recipient & winner of 'Achievement in Filmmaking Short Form' at the Covellite International Film Festival 2017) and The Stakeout (Official Selection of Whistler Film Festival 2017 & nominated for 'Best Female Directed Short'). ...
34. Elizabeth Thai
Actress | Saved!
Sister of a kind of famous boybander.
35. Michelle Creber
Actress | My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
Michelle Creber is a Canadian teen actress, singer, dancer, musician, song-writer and voice artist who is known around the world as the speaking/singing voice of Apple Bloom (and the singing voice of Sweetie Belle) in the hit animated TV series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. She was born to ...
Actress | The Things We've Seen
Shani Salyers Stiles is an American born actress who held her first supporting role as a teen in the feature film Pushed Too Far (1988). Later attending Indiana University, she pursued her secondary education in Theater and Drama. Most notable work includes a leading role as Ivory Joy Boem in the ...
38. Bella Thorne
Actress | The Duff
Actress and singer Annabella Avery "Bella" Thorne, known for Shake It Up (2010), The Duff (2015), Blended (2014), and Midnight Sun (2018), 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, ...
39. Gemma Arterton
Actress | Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
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 ...
40. Paola Nuñez
Actress | Amor en custodia
Paola Núñez started acting when she was 12 years old. Seven years later she moved from her tiny town of Tecate, to Mexico City to begin her acting career. There she graduated from the acting school CEFAC.
She immediately began working on day-time television serials, in commercial theater and feature...
41. Avan Jogia
Actor | Zombieland: Double Tap
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 (2006), directed by Oscar nominee Agnieszka Holland. Jogia followed up with a recurring role on the SyFy Channel hit series Caprica (2009) as well as ...
46. Tye Olson
Actor | Watercolors
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 ...
49. 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 ...
50. Isabel Lucas
Actress | Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
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 ...
51. Wentworth Miller
Actor | Prison Break
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...
52. Antje Traue
Actress | Man of Steel
With a strong body of work in her native Germany, Antje broke out into the international marketplace in Zack Snyder's Superman retelling, "Man of Steal" as the villainess, "Faora". Other credits include Renny Harlin's "5 Days of August", Warner Brothers' "The Seventh Son", Simon Curtis's "The Woman...
53. Marcel Bridges
Actor | Seventh Son
Marcel Bridges is an actor, known for Seventh Son (2014), The Little Prince (2015) and The Justice League Presents: How to Stage an Intervention (2014).
54. Jim Shield
Actor | Cold Pursuit
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 ...
Actor | Hold the Dark
Julian Black Antelope (nicknamed JBA), is a Canadian actor of First Nations/Central American and Irish descent who first entered the film and television arena in 2004 on DreamWorks/TNT's epic six-part mini-series Into the West (2005) alongside First nations Canadian icon, Graham Greene. A ...
59. Erin Simms
Producer | Book Club
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. ...
63. Annie Corley
Actress | Law Abiding Citizen
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 (1995). She ...
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 ...
67. Ayelet Zurer
Actress | Man of Steel
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 (2005). Since arriving in ...
69. Daniel Cudmore
Actor | X-Men: The Last Stand
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 ...
73. Jenna Berman
Actress | Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
Jenna Berman is a South African actress and fashion model. Jenna started her career at age 10 in Cape Town, South Africa, working on kids clothing catalogues and TV commercials. After leaving South Africa as a teenager and living around the world, she is now based between Vancouver and Los Angeles.
79. Maya Massar
Actress | The Uninvited
Born in Boston, MA, USA, Maya Massar is an actress, known for The Uninvited (2009), The Cabin in the Woods (2011) and Caprica (2009). Once married to writer/director/producer David Massar, the couple were amicably divorced in 2014; they remain best friends and continue to support each other's ...
81. Tyler Blackburn
Actor | Pretty Little Liars
Tyler Blackburn stars as Caleb Rivers, the bad boy with a soft side who swept Hanna off her feet on Pretty Little Liars (2010). 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 ...
82. Dan Payne
Actor | Watchmen
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 ...
83. Aadila Dosani
Actress | Unspeakable
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 ...
84. Vienna Hehir
Actress | Darc
Canadian actress and model, Vienna Hehir, has worked throughout the country as well as Italy, 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 ...
86. Mike Markoff
Actor | Hard to Place
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 ...
89. Delaney Tabron
Actress | Deathgasm
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,...
Stunts | Justice League
Tineke Robson 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. Growing up in ...
96. Simon Merrells
Actor | The Wolfman
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, ...
97. Barry Duffield
Actor | Spartacus: Blood and Sand
Barry Duffield was born in 1962, Billingham, UK. He immigrated to Australia with his family in 1969 and they eventually 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 ...
98. Dustin Clare
Actor | Pacific Rim: Uprising
Dustin Clare is an award winning Australian actor. He made his feature debut in Fred Schepisi's The Eye of the Storm (2011), which premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival and screened in Special Presentation at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival.
Dustin played 'Gannicus' ...
99. Viva Bianca
Actress | Spartacus: Blood and Sand
Viva Bianca, daughter of Polish composer Cezary Skubiszewski, was born in Australia on November 17, 1983. Now a writer and filmmaker, having graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Viva began her career as an actress.
Bianca is probably best known for her role as the ...