Elizabeth Henstridge

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Elizabeth Henstridge
Elizabeth Henstridge - PaleyFest 2014.jpg
Henstridge at the 2014 PaleyFest
BornElizabeth Frances Henstridge
(1987-09-11) 11 September 1987 (age 27)
Sheffield, England
OccupationActress
Years active2010–present
 
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Elizabeth Henstridge
Elizabeth Henstridge - PaleyFest 2014.jpg
Henstridge at the 2014 PaleyFest
BornElizabeth Frances Henstridge
(1987-09-11) 11 September 1987 (age 27)
Sheffield, England
OccupationActress
Years active2010–present

Elizabeth Frances Henstridge (born 11 September 1987)[1] is an English actress. She has starred in the ABC television series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. since it debuted in 2013.

Early life[edit]

Henstridge was born in Sheffield, England, attending Meadowhead School and then King Edward VII School before graduating from the University of Birmingham. She studied at East 15 Acting School and later moved to Los Angeles.[2]

Career[edit]

She was cast as lead in 2012 The CW TV pilot Shelter,[3] and co-starred in feature films The Thompsons, Gangs of Tooting Broadway, and Reach Me. On British television, she appeared in soap opera Hollyoaks as Emily Alexander in 2011.[4]

In November 2012, Henstridge was cast as Agent Jemma Simmons, a series regular character in the ABC pilot Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.[5][6][7] The series was officially ordered on 10 May 2013, and premiered on ABC television on 24 September 2013.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2010Easy Under the Apple BoughFarmer's DaughterShort film
2011And the KidKidShort film
2012The ThompsonsRiley Stuart
2013Gangs of Tooting BroadwayKate
2013DelicacyThe VirginShort film
2014Reach MeEve

Television[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2011HollyoaksEmily Alexander2 episodes
2012ShelterGraceUnaired CW pilot
2013–presentMarvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.Jemma SimmonsMain cast
44 episodes
2014Film School ShortsThe Virgin1 episode: "Sugar & Spice"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elizabeth Henstridge Biography". tvguide.com. Retrieved 2013-09-26. 
  2. ^ "Elizabeth Henstridge as Jemma Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Cast & Stars - ABC.com". Abc.go.com. 2012-11-27. Retrieved 2013-07-21. 
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie. "CW's 'Shelter' Books First Cast - Elizabeth Henstridge Joins JJ Abrams Drama". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2013-07-21. 
  4. ^ Published Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 11:12 BST (2011-05-25). "McQueen guest hopes for 'Hollyoaks' return - Hollyoaks News - Soaps". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2013-07-21. 
  5. ^ 8 MOS (2012-11-13). "Joss Whedon's 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' Pilot Adds Two Agents (Exclusive)". Hollywoodreporter.com. Retrieved 2013-07-21. 
  6. ^ Bierly, Mandi (2012-11-13). "'S.H.I.E.L.D.' pilot adds two new agents | Inside TV | EW.com". Insidetv.ew.com. Retrieved 2013-07-21. 
  7. ^ "Elizabeth Henstridge and Iain De Caestecker Cast on S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot". TV Fanatic. 2012-11-13. Retrieved 2013-07-21. 
  8. ^ Julian, Mark (2013-07-16). "'MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.' Premieres Sept. 24". Comicbookmovie.com. Retrieved 2013-07-21. 

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