Claire Rhiannon Holt ( Brisbane , Queensland , June 11, 1988 ) is an Australian actress and model .
Known for having played Emma Gilbert in the teen series H2O: Just Add Water , and for giving life to Rebekah Mikaelson in the supernatural dramas The Vampire Diaries , The Originals , and Legacies .
Claire Holt was born in Brisbane , Australia , in mid-1988. She graduated from Stuartholme School in Toowong. The actress is involved in numerous sports including swimming , volleyball , water polo and Tae-Kwon-Do , in which she has a black belt. In her childhood, Holt attended choir classes at her school. 3 4
Before entering the world of acting, Claire appeared in advertising campaigns for numerous companies including Sizzlers, Dreamworld and Queensland Lifesaving.
Notably, in the year 2011 , Claire Holt was ranked number 55 on BuddyTV’s list of the 100 Sexiest Women on Television in 2011.
2006-2010 H2O: Just Add Water
In 2006 , she obtained what would be her first job as an actress when she joined the main cast of the series H2O: Just Add Water , where she played Emma Gilbert , a responsible and sporty young woman who, upon arriving on a mysterious island by accident , until the second season she becomes a mermaid along with her two friends Cleo Sertori (played by Phoebe Tonkin ) and Rikki Chadwick (played by Cariba Heine )
The series was a real international success, being sold to more than 120 countries and achieving great audience success. In addition, she was awarded a Logie Award and a Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards Australia.
In 2007, Holt landed a lead role in the horror film The Messengers 2 , the sequel to the film of the same name in which she played Lindsey Rollins. The film was shot in the city of Sofia, Bulgaria and was released for DVD on July 21, 2009 .
2011-2016 Pretty Little Liars and The Originals
In 2011 she joined the cast of the movie Mean Girls 2 where she played Chastity Meyer, a clumsy blonde girl who is very successful with the boys at school. That same year she appeared as a guest on the series Pretty Little Liars where she played Samara Cook. 5
That same year she joined the cast of the third season of the popular supernatural drama series The Vampire Diaries , where she played Rebekah Mikaelson, an original vampire and the sister of Freya, Finn, Elijah, Niklaus “Klaus”, Kol and Henrik Mikaelson, until 2014. 6 7
In 2013 she joined the main cast of the series The Originals , where she again plays the vampire Rebekah Mikaelson, the series is the spin-off of the popular series The Vampire Diaries . 8 9 In this series, he is reunited with his co-star in H2O: Just Add Water , Phoebe Tonkin . 10 11 Claire left the series on March 11, 2014 but returned again shortly thereafter as a recurring character. A year later, she was attached to CBS ‘s Supergirl , though she decided not to continue. 12
In 2015 she joined the cast of the series Aquarius , where she plays Charmain Tully. 13 At the end of October 2016 it was announced that Claire had joined the cast of The Divorce Party, playing the role of Susan. 14
In early 2017 it was announced that Claire had joined the cast of Irreplaceable You . In 2017, Holt co-starred with Dustin Lynch in the Small Town Boy music video . Claire she was also part of the main cast of the series Doomsday where she played Kayla. 15 In June 2017, the film 47 Meters Down was released in which Claire is the protagonist (alongside Mandy Moore ) with the role of Kate. 16 17 It was also announced that Claire would be part of the main cast of Wolf in the Wild and Becoming .
In July 2015, Claire Holt announced that she was engaged to her partner Matt Kaplan. 18 The couple married in April 2016. 19 They divorced in April 2017.
Months after her divorce, Claire Holt began dating real estate executive Andrew Joblon and in early December 2017 it was announced that the couple had gotten engaged. 20 Ella On March 5, 2018 , the actress announced through her social networks that she had suffered a miscarriage. 21 The couple married on August 18, 2018. 22 Ella On October 11 of the same year, she announced through her Instagram account that she was pregnant again.
Their son, James Joblon, was born on March 28, 2019. 23 In April 2020 he confirmed his second pregnancy. 24 On September 12, 2020, his daughter, Elle Joblon, was born. 25
She is a very good friend of the actors Joseph Morgan , Nina Dobrev , Paul Wesley , Cariba Heine and Phoebe Tonkin , the latter two for having met them in the series in which she debuted as an actress and which opened the doors for her to join other jobs. subsequent to this, H2O: Just Add Water .
|2009||The Messengers 2: The Scarecrow||Lindsey Rollins|
|2011||Mean Girls 2||Chastity Meyer|
|2012||Blue Like Jazz||Penny|
|2017||47 Meters Down||Kate|
|2019||The Divorce Party||Susan|
|A Violent Separation||Abbey Campbell|
|(Source: IMDb.com )|
|Year||Original title||Role||Country / Channel / Type|
|2006 – 2008||H2O: Just Add Water||Emma Gilbert||TV series – 52 episodes|
|2011||Pretty Little Liars||Samara Cook||TV series – 5 episodes|
|2011 – 2014||The Vampire Diaries||Rebekah Mikaelson||TV series – 37 episodes|
|2013 – 2018||The Originals||TV series – 51 episodes|
|2015 – 2016||Aquarius||Charmain Tully||TV series – 26 episodes|
|2021—2022||Legacies||Rebekah Mikaelson||Guest star 2 episodes, TV series The CW|
|(Source: IMDb.com )|
|2014||The Madden Brothers||We Are Done||Cameo|
|2017||Dustyn Lynch||Small Town Boy||Protagonist|
Awards and nominations
|Awards and nominations|
|2014||“Teen Choice Awards”||Best Science Fiction Actress||The Originals||nominated|