Gage Golightly

Gage Golightly

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Gage Golightly
Born (1993-09-05) September 5, 1993 (age 23)
Occupation Actress
Years active 2002–present

Gage Golightly (born September 5, 1993) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Hayley Steele in the Nickelodeon series The Troop (2009–11) and for her role as Erica Reyes on the MTV series Teen Wolf.

Career[edit]

Golightly co-starred in the sci-fi miniseries 5ive Days to Midnight and the TNT series Heartland. She has also appeared in Speakeasy, Sudbury, A Carol Christmas, The Long Shot, and the Disney Channel sitcom The Suite Life of Zack & Cody as Vanessa. She portrayed Hayley in the Nickelodeon series The Troop, a series about a group of teenagers who fight monsters.

In 2012, Golightly had a recurring role on the MTV series Teen Wolf during the show’s second season as Erica Reyes, in which she played the show’s first living female werewolf. Golightly was set to reprise her role of Erica Reyes during the show’s third season which began filming in late 2012, but the actress instead only filmed a few cameo scenes before exiting the show during early stages of filming as she had been cast as the female lead in a pilot for The CW titled, “Company Town.” In May 2013, it was announced that the pilot had not been green lighted.

Throughout 2011–12 Golightly worked on a Marcus Nispel horror film titled Backmask, which was later retitled to Exeter. Golightly also worked on a project titled Vanished, which was later re-titled to Gone Missing. for the Lifetime network, playing the role of Matty. In June 2014, Golightly was cast as a series regular in an Amazon Studios comedy pilot Red Oaks, in which she played the role of Karen, the pilot was picked up to series on October 3, 2014. The series began filming their first season in late May 2015.

In late 2014, Golightly was cast as “Karen” in the remake of Eli Roth’s 2002 horror flick, “Cabin Fever.” The film was released on February 12, 2016 by IFC Midnight.

In late May 2016, Broad Green Pictures announced that Golightly was cast as Libby in their upcoming dance-comedy film “Step Sisters,” (Previously known as Ain’t No Half Steppin’).

Golightly is also set to appear on the upcoming ABC drama, “Ten Days in the Valley,” as a character named Lynn, in a three episode arc. [1]

Personal life[edit]

Golightly is the youngest of four children (1 sister and 2 brothers).[2] She has studied at Laurel Hall Middle School and Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy.[3]

Golightly was born with apraxia, a disorder that made speech difficult for her as a toddler. The young actress overcame the disorder and became a successful TV and movie actress.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Speakeasy Eva
2003 Vest, TheThe Vest Karen Short film
2013 Gone Missing Matty
2015 Exeter Amber
2016 Cabin Fever Karen
2017 Step Sisters Libby Post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Christmas Carol, AA Christmas Carol 9-year-old Carol Television film
2004 Sudbury Kylie Owens Unsold Television pilot
2004 Long Shot, TheThe Long Shot Taylor Garrett Television film
2004 5ive Days to Midnight Jesse Neumeyer Television mini-series
2005 Don’t Ask Ivy Collins Television film
2006 Suite Life of Zack & Cody, TheThe Suite Life of Zack & Cody Vanessa Episode: “A Midsummer’s Nightmare”
2006 Brothers & Sisters Paige Traylor Unaired Television pilot
2007 Heartland Thea Grant Main role; 9 episodes
2009–11 Troop, TheThe Troop Hayley Steele Main role; 29 episodes
2010 True Jackson, VP Vanessa Episode: “Trapped in Paris”
2011 Big Time Rush Annie Episode: “Big Time Beach Party: Parts 1 & 2″
2011 Growing Up Normal Karen Jackson Television film
2011–12 Ringer Tessa Banner Recurring role; 7 episodes
2012–2013 Teen Wolf Erica Reyes Recurring role (season 2), Guest role (season 3); 11 episodes
2013 Company Town Krista Television film
2014–present Red Oaks Karen Main Role; 13 episodes
2017 Ten Days in the Valley Lynn Recurring role; 3 episodes
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