Elyse Levesque

Elyse Levesque

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Elyse Levesque
Elyse Levesque 2010.jpg

Levesque in 2010
Born Elyse Marie Levesque[1]
(1985-09-10) September 10, 1985 (age 32)
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada[1]
Occupation Actress
Years active 1997–present
Website elyselevesqueofficial.com

Elyse Marie Levesque[1] (born September 10, 1985) is a Canadian film and television actress. She is known for playing Chloe Armstrong in the Syfy original series Stargate Universe[1][2] and the witch Genevieve in The Originals.

Early life[edit]

She was born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.[1]

Career[edit]

Elyse Levesque began acting at age 11,[1][3] when she became part of a repertory company of young actors for the acclaimed children’s television series The Incredible Story Studio.[3] In addition, she did commercial work, and went on to do a two-year stint playing the villainous Dr. Maxine Rich on the futuristic children’s series 2030 CE.[2]

Following high school, Levesque traveled the world for two years as a model[4] working in Taiwan, Japan, Italy, Spain, and France[3] before returning to Canada to study fine arts.[2] In 2006, Levesque moved to Vancouver, British Columbia[1] to focus on a full-time acting career. She immediately enrolled in acting classes, and began to land parts in a number of television and film projects. She has taken on diverse roles ranging from Virginia (Cissy) Poe, the ailing wife of Edgar Allan Poe, in the Masters of Horror episode “The Black Cat“, to a flame-wielding bog witch in Flash Gordon. She has also made guest appearances in Smallville,[2] Men in Trees, and a variety of other TV shows for both Canadian and American media markets.[3]

She portrayed Chloe Armstrong,[5] the daughter of a US Senator in the Syfy original series, Stargate Universe.[1][3]

In 2014 she played the role of the witch Genevieve in the first season of The Vampire Diariesspin-off The Originals.[6]

She currently lives in Los Angeles, California.[1][7]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Lost Angel, TheThe Lost Angel Young Billie
2007 Normal Marcy
2008 Season to Wither, AA Season to Wither Mary Short film
Free to Go Hanna Short film
2009 Christmas Crash Teresa Johnson Video
2012 Slumber Party Slaughter Nadia
In Return Lola
2013 Sons of Liberty Rourke
2014 Fishing Naked Amy
Spare Change Lily Horowitz
Fruitcake Sallie Short film

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Incredible Story Studios Various TV series
2001 MythQuest Eurydice Episode: “Orpheus”
2002–03 2030 CE Dr. Maxine Rich TV series
2004 Cradle Will Fall, TheThe Cradle Will Fall Maureen TV film
renegadepress.com Vanessa Episode: “A Very Thin Edge”
2006 Family in Hiding Alicia Peterson TV film
2007 Masters of Horror Virginia Poe Episode: “The Black Cat
Unthinkable Kelly Shaw TV film
Wedding Wish, TheThe Wedding Wish Tina Landers TV film
renegadepress.com Vanessa Episode: “Blackout”
Deadly Pledge, TheThe Deadly Pledge Whitney Seasons TV film
Flash Gordon Layla Episode: “Possession”
Smallville Casey Brock Episodes: “Wrath”, “Gemini”
2008 Journey to the Center of the Earth Emily TV film
Men in Trees Tricia Episode: “Sonata in Three Parts”
Storm Cell Dana TV film
2009–11 Stargate Universe Chloe Armstrong Main role (40 episodes)
2009–10 SGU Stargate Universe Kino Chloe Armstrong / Airman Kelly TV miniseries
2013–14 Cedar Cove Maryellen Sherman Regular role (12 episodes)
2014 Originals, TheThe Originals Genevieve Recurring role (12 episodes)
Transporter: The Series Zara Knight 2 episodes
2016 Containment Dr. Rita Sanders Episode: Pilot
2016 Shoot the Messenger Daisy Channing series lead
Notorious Alexa Downey season 1 episode 3 “Friends and Other Strangers”
2017 Legends of Tomorrow Guinevere[8] Episode:”Camelot/3000″
Orphan Black Detective Engers[9] Recurring role
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