Claire Holt was bornon 11 June 1988 in Brisbane, Australia, Australian, is Actress. Claire Rhiannon Holt is an Australian actress best known for her role as Samara Cook in the TV series ‘Pretty Little Liars.’ She is also quite famous for portraying the character of Rebekah Mikaelson on The CW series ‘The Vampire Diaries’ and its spin-off series ‘The Originals.’ Primarily a TV actress, she has also done a few films, such as ‘Blue Like Jazz’ and ‘47 Meters Down.’ Looking at her successful acting career today, one might think that this lady was meant to be an actress, but surprisingly, she never planned on becoming one! A studious as well as an athletic girl in school, she was more interested in academics and sports rather than acting. She initially aspired to be a doctor and took up acting assignments only to earn some money. However, she soon developed a passion for acting and decided to pursue it professionally. She bagged her first major TV role as a teenager and since then, there has been no looking back for this talented actress!
As of June 2017, Holt is all set to star in ‘The Divorce Party,’ an upcoming romantic comedy film directed by Hughes William Thompson that will also feature Thomas Cocquerel and Matilda Lutz
Despite receiving critical acclaim and the Critics' Choice Television Award for Most Exciting New Series, it was cancelled after two seasons in October 2016
In 2015, the actress started acting in ‘Aquarius,’ a period crime drama television series created by John McNamara for NBC
She then proceeded to reprise the role of Rebekah in ‘The Vampire Diaries’ spin-off series ‘The Originals’ in 2013
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’ The year 2011 was a very productive one for the young actress
Her first movie, ‘Messengers 2: The Scarecrow,’ a supernatural horror film, was released in 2009