Adelaide Kane

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Adelaide Kane
Born(1990-08-09) 9 August 1990 (age 23)
Claremont, Western Australia
Years active2007–present
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Adelaide Kane
Born(1990-08-09) 9 August 1990 (age 23)
Claremont, Western Australia
Years active2007–present

Adelaide Kane (born August 9, 1990)[1] is an Australian actress. She is best known for her role as Cora Hale in the hit series Teen Wolf. She also starred in The Purge alongside Ethan Hawke and Lena Heady in 2013. She currently stars in the CW series Reign, as Mary, Queen of Scots.

Early life[edit]

Adelaide Kane was born in Claremont, Western Australia. She is half-Scottish on her mother's side.[2]


Kane was picked to join the cast of Neighbours as Lolly Allen after she entered a competition run by Dolly magazine in 2006.[3] She was given a three-month contract with the show,[3] and left her class at St Hilda's Anglican School for Girls to move to Melbourne, where Neighbours is produced.[citation needed] In December 2006, Kane announced that she would be leaving the show after her contract was not renewed.[4][5] At the time of the announcement, Kane had not yet appeared as Lolly.[6]

From March to December 2009, Kane portrayed Tenaya on Power Rangers RPM, part of the long-running Power Rangers franchise. In April 2010, Kane starred in the television film Secrets of the Mountain on NBC.[7] Also in 2010, Kane starred in the web series Pretty Tough. In November 2012, it was announced that Kane had joined the cast of Teen Wolf as Cora.[8] In February 2013, Kane was cast as Mary, Queen of Scots, in the CW drama series Reign.[9]


2010Secrets of the MountainJade Ann JamesTV film
2012Donner PassNicole
2013The PurgeZoey SandinLead role
2013The Devil's RaptureRuthSupporting role
2013A Letter HomeEmily FeldmanShort film
2013Louder Than WordsStephanie Fareri
2013Blood PunchNabiki


2007NeighboursLolly Allen
2009Power Rangers RPMTenaya
2010Pretty ToughCharlieWeb series
2013Teen WolfCora HaleRecurring role
2013ReignMary, Queen of ScotsLead role


  1. ^ Dolly Magazine, competition winner's issue (cover with date of issue not shown on source website).
  2. ^ Furlong, Maggie (30 July 2013). "'Reign' Cast Talks Playing With Mary, Queen Of Scots' History, Using Modern Music And More At TCA 2013". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 30 July 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Dolly Magazine Announces New Neighbours Stars". Life. 4 August 2006. Archived from the original on 10 June 2011. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  4. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel (24 December 2006). "Report: Six 'Neighbours' stars to go". Digital Spy. Hachette Filipacchi UK. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Neighbours launches quest for new teen talent". The Courier-Mail (Queensland Newspapers). 9 June 2008. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  6. ^ "More stars to exit Neighbours?". What's on TV. IPC Media. 11 January 2007. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
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  8. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (28 November 2012). "Charlie & Max Carver Among New Cast Additions On MTV's 'Teen Wolf'". Retrieved 29 November 2012. 
  9. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (9 February 2013). "The CW Casts Its Mary Queen Of Scots". Retrieved 9 February 2013. 

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