Serinda Swan

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Serinda Swan
Serinda Swan 2012.jpg
Swan in Hollywood, CA, August 14, 2012
Born(1984-07-11) July 11, 1984 (age 29)
West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
OccupationActress
Years active2005–present
 
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Serinda Swan
Serinda Swan 2012.jpg
Swan in Hollywood, CA, August 14, 2012
Born(1984-07-11) July 11, 1984 (age 29)
West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
OccupationActress
Years active2005–present

Serinda Swan (born July 11, 1984) is a Canadian actress. She starred as Erica Reed in the series Breakout Kings for two seasons from 2011 to 2012.

She now stars as DEA Special Agent Paige Arkin in the new USA Network series Graceland, which premiered in the summer of 2013.

Life and career[edit]

Swan was born in West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.[1] Her father, Scott Swan, is a Canadian theatre director and actor who runs an acting studio on the north shore.

She appeared twice on the television series Smallville (in the episodes "Hex" and "Warrior") as Zatanna Zatara.[2] She had the role of the pagan god Veritas in a season 6 episode of the TV series Supernatural. Swan began her big-screen acting career in 2009 in the rom-com The Break-Up Artist.

In 2008, Swan appeared in Theory of a Deadman's music video for their hit single, "So Happy".[3]

From 2011 to 2012, Swan starred as Erica Reed in the A&E television series, Breakout Kings. She shared that many of the prison scenes of Breakout Kings are shot in actual prisons, while real convicts are also there behind bars.[4] Breakout Kings was canceled on May 17, 2012.[5]

Swan works with different charities including the Somaly Mam Foundation, United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets, and Heifer International.

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearProductionRoleNotes
2005Neal 'n' NikkiAmandaBollywood movie
2009The Break-Up ArtistAshley
2010Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning ThiefAphrodite
2010Tron: LegacySiren #2
2011RecoilDarcy
2011CreatureEmily
2011JinnJasmineMain role
2012The Baytown DiscoJezpost-production
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2006SupernaturalHospital ReceptionistEpisode "Salvation"
2007Blood TiesHenry's hookup (credited as "Pretty Young Woman")Episode "Heart of Ice"
2007Exes and OhsLucianneEpisode "What Goes Around
2008Beyond Loch NessCaroleenaTV movie
2008PsychEileen MazwellEpisode "Murder?...Anyone?...Anyone?...Bueller?"
2009Desperate EscapeMelissaTV movie
2009ReaperHot PatronEpisode "Business Casualty"
2010SupernaturalAshley Frank/VeritasEpisode "You Can't Handle the Truth"
2009Hostile MakeoverAmanda ManvilleTV movie
2009TrustTiffanyTV movie
2009–10SmallvilleZatara, ZatannaZatanna ZataraEpisodes "Hex" (Season 8, Episode 17) and "Warrior" (Season 9, Episode 12)
2011Hawaii Five-0AlanaEpisode "Ho'ohuli Na'au" (Season 1, Episode 22)
2011–2012[5]Breakout KingsErica ReedMain Role
2013GracelandPaige ArkinMain Role

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Serinda Swan". Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Matt Mitovich (2009). "Exclusive: Who Will Make Magic as Smallville's Zatanna?". TV Guide. Retrieved May 11, 2011. 
  3. ^ Theory Of A Deadman - So Happy on YouTube
  4. ^ "Serinda Swan Urban Rush Interview". YouTube. Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  5. ^ a b ANDREEVA, NELLIE (May 17, 2012). "A&E’s ‘Breakout Kings’ Cancelled After Two Seasons". Deadline.com. Retrieved May 17, 2012. 

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