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FactA graduate of Toronto's prestigious Claude Watson School for the Arts fluent in Norwegian

Rachel Skarsten is a Canadian actress, known for her roles in Lost Girl, The L Word, and Birds of Prey.

Skarsten was born in Toronto, Ontario, the daughter of Mary-Ellen (née Reid) and Dr. Stan Skarsten. She has two sisters, Katie and Ashley. Skarsten attended Vaughan Road Academy in Toronto before going on to study at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.

Skarsten’s acting career began when she was cast as a regular on the Canadian television series Instant Star. She has also had guest roles on the television series Smallville and CSI: Miami. In 2009, she was cast as Dinah Lance/Black Canary on the CW series Birds of Prey.

In 2010, Skarsten was cast as Tamsin on the Showcase television series Lost Girl. She has also had roles in the films Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) and The Vow (2012).

Skarsten’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million. She has been in a relationship with actor Luke Macfarlane since 2008.

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Full NameRachel Skarsten
Height1.78 m
EducationQueen's University


ParentsMary Aileen Self Skarsten, Stan Skarsten
SiblingsJonathan Skarsten


MoviesFifty Shades of Grey, In My Dreams, The Vow, American Pie Presents: Beta House, Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer, Fear of the Dark, Virginia's Run, Jewel, Angels in the Infield, Two Hands to Mouth, Servitude, The Red Dress, Made: The Movie
TV ShowsReign, Beauty & the Beast, Lost Girl, Birds of Prey, Little Men

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1July 2005 Queens University, Canada, Majoring in English Language and Literature. [July 2005]
2Graduated Queen's University, Canada with a BA with honors in English Language and Literature and a minor in Classical History [April 2007]
3Queens University, Canada [September 2003]
4Queen's University, Canada [September 2006]
5A graduate of Toronto's prestigious Claude Watson School for the Arts fluent in Norwegian




Molly's Game2017filmingActress
Reign2015-2017TV SeriesQueen Elizabeth Queen Elizabeth I
Lost Girl2013-2015TV SeriesTamsin / Thomasina
The Red Dress2015TV MoviePatricia
Fifty Shades of Grey2015Andrea
In My Dreams2014TV MovieJessa
Republic of Doyle2013TV SeriesVeronica Frye
Beauty and the Beast2012TV SeriesBrooke Chandler
Transporter: The Series2012TV SeriesDelia Weigert
Two Hands to Mouth2012Leah Whitefield
The L.A. Complex2012TV SeriesRoxanne
The Listener2011-2012TV SeriesElyse
The Vow2012Rose
Awakening2011TV MovieLeila
Flashpoint2011TV SeriesNatalie Braddock
Made... The Movie2010TV MovieAndi
American Pie Presents: Beta House2007VideoSharon
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer2007Eve
Category 7: The End of the World2005TV MovieLyra Duffy
1-800-Missing2003TV SeriesBrittney Moore
Fear of the Dark2003Heather Fontaine
Birds of Prey2002-2003TV SeriesDinah Lance
Virginia's Run2002Caroline Lofton
Tracker2002TV SeriesJamie Swenson / Lontoria
POV Sports on CBC2002TV SeriesScience of Sports host
Screech Owls2001TV SeriesSuki Sutherland
Jewel2001TV MovieRaylene Hilburn (Age 14)
Twice in a Lifetime2000TV SeriesYoung Julie Adams
The Wonderful World of Disney2000TV SeriesBrigitte
Little Men1998-1999TV SeriesElizabeth 'Bess' Lawrence / Elizabeth Lawrence
Justice1999/IITV MovieActress
The Famous Jett Jackson1998TV SeriesMickey Twitty


Love That Band2017Short special thanks


From the Mouths of Babes2016TV Series documentaryHerself
Lost Girl: An Evening at the Clubhouse2013TV SpecialHerself


Nominated Awards

2000Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Series - Young EnsembleLittle Men (1998)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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