Alyssa Sutherland

Alyssa Sutherland

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Alyssa Sutherland
Born (1982-09-23) 23 September 1982 (age 35)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation Actress, model
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Hair color Strawberry blonde
Eye color Blue
Agency Chic Management, Next Model Management[1]

Alyssa Sutherland (born 23 September 1982) is an Australian actress and model.

Sutherland was born in Brisbane.[2] Her modeling career began when she won the 1997 annual Bonne Belle model search of Girlfriend, a teen magazine in Australia. Following her win, she was signed to a contract with Vogue Australia.



She has had an extensive runway, print and television modeling career, appearing in campaigns for Bulgari, Ralph Lauren, Garnier, Calvin Klein, Chanel, John Frieda, Kerastase, Hugo Boss, and Abercrombie & Fitch.[3]

Sutherland has appeared on the cover of magazines including Vogue Australia, Harper’s Bazaar Singapore and Japan, Elle Germany, Australian Style, Glamour Italy and Black and White. Sutherland has also shot extensive editorial for Vogue Germany, Australia, Italy, Greece as well as American, Elle (Australia and US), Marie-Claire (UK), Harper’s Bazaar (Australia), Glamour Italy, I.D., Wallpaper*, and The Face and Scene. Sutherland has worked with renowned fashion photographers including Herb Ritts, Bruce Weber, Ellen von Unwerth and Steven Meisel.[3][4]

In 2007, Sutherland became the newest Flake Girl when Cadbury revived its iconic TV advertisements after a 5-year hiatus. The advertisement shows her, in reverse time, eating a Flake bar in a convertible during a rain shower.[5] She is one of several former Cadbury advert actors to speak out in favour of the “Keep Cadbury British” campaign in opposition to the sale of Cadbury to a non-British owner.[6]


Her acting career has included roles in the films The Devil Wears Prada, Day on Fire, Don’t Look Up, and the television series New Amsterdam. Sutherland first appears as Princess Aslaug in the last episode of the first season, continuing into the second, third, and fourth seasons, on the History Channel series Vikings.[7]

Personal life[edit]

In 2012, Sutherland married long-time boyfriend Laurence Shanet in Thailand.[8] They split in 2013. Sutherland attended Craigslea State High School on the northside of Brisbane.


Year Title Role Notes
2006 The Devil Wears Prada Clacker
2006 Day on Fire Model
Year Title Role Notes
2008 New Amsterdam Alice Episode: “Legacy”
2008 Huge Izzy Unsold TV pilot
2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Kate Episode: “Bang”
2013–16 Vikings Aslaug 35 episodes
2015 Australia’s Next Top Model Herself Episode: “Finale”
2017 The Mist Eve Copeland 10 episodes

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