Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Appeared in advertising campaigns for the Sizzler restaurant chain, Queensland Surf Lifesaving and the Dreamworld theme park.
Claire Holt (born 7 July 1988) is an Australian actress, best known for her role on the television show H2O: Just Add Water portraying the role of Emma.
In addition to television and film roles she has appeared in advertisements for Dreamworld, Sizzlers and Queensland Lifesaving.
In 2006 she won her breakout role as Emma Gilbert in the Ten Network children`s television series H2O: Just Add Water. The show which has become an international success story has earned a Logie Award and Nickelodeon Australia`s Kids` Choice Award. The series was announced renewed for a third season without Claire returning due to work on Messengers 2: The Scarecrow. It was announced Indiana Evans would replace Claire.
In 2008 Claire was announced she has signed on for the sequel to the 2007 Screen Games horror film The Messengers in Messengers 2: The Scarecrow. Filming took place in Sofia throughout 2008. Starring alongside Norman Reebus and Heather Stephens the film was released July 21, 2009 Straight-to-DVD to negative reviews.
Claire Holt graduated from Stuartholme school in Toowong (Brisbane, Queensland - her birthplace) at the end of 2005. She has a walloping addiction to sports: she enjoys swimming, volleyball, is a competitive water polo player and has a black belt in Tae-Kwon-Do. When she was a bit younger, she was in the school choir and likes singing.
Interviews have shown Claire Holt has a MySpace and a Twitter account. She has been to a few fanmeetings, including in Paris and had made a few interviews, from which fans may learn about her personal life, childhood and career from when she was young also learn about her family and friends and her life when she was a kid.
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Claire Holt was born on June 11, 1988 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia as Claire Rhiannon Holt. She is an actress, known for H2O: Just Add Water (2006), The Vampire Diaries (2009) and The Originals (2013).
Black belt in tae kwon do.
Graduated from Stuartholme (high) School in Toowong, Queensland, at the end of 2005.
Enjoys singing and was in the school choir.
Competitive water polo player. Also enjoys swimming, volleyball, and playing the guitar and piano.
Is best friends with Phoebe Tonkin.
Very close friends with her The Vampire Diaries (2009) co-star, Paul Wesley.
She initially wanted to be a Doctor and only did commercials for extra money.
Was in her school choir when she was younger.
Hopes to return to education and get a University degree at some point.
Her favorite movie is This Is England (2006).
Has one brother and 2 sisters one of whom is named Rachel Holt.
Her father has 9 siblings. She has 40 cousins.
Her nickname on the set of Mean Girls 2 (2011) was "Clack".
The first concert she went to was Shaggy's.
Her mother is from the United Kingdom.
Her favorite scary movie is The Silence of the Lambs (1991).
She was ranked #55 on the Buddy TV's list, TV's 100 Sexiest Women of 2011.
Has a tattoo on her left foot, that says 'gratitude'.
She was ranked #20 on Examiner.com's list, Fall TV's Most Beautiful Women 2012.
She is a fan of the Harry Potter book series.
She was ranked #45 on the Buddy TV's list, TV's 100 Sexiest Women of 2012.
Claire Holt previously worked with Maiara Walsh, who portrayed "Sarah", on Mean Girls 2 (2011).
On The Originals (2013), her character Rebekah's nemesis is named "Elena Gilbert", but ironically on her previous show, H2O: Just Add Water (2006), her character's name was "Emma Gilbert".
She auditioned for a part on the TV show, The Secret Circle (2011), but didn't get it.
She was ranked #33 on Examiner.com's list, The 100 most beautiful TV women of 2012.
She was ranked #15 on The CW's 20 Hottest Women of 2012 list.
In April 2013, Claire and Phoebe Tonkin will have appeared in 3 television series together: H2O: Just Add Water (2006), The Vampire Diaries (2009) and The Originals (2013).
She was ranked #30 on the Buddy TV's list, TV's 100 Sexiest Women of 2013.
Is in a relationship with Matt Kaplan since 2012. They announced their engagement on July 13, 2015.
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Claire Rhiannon Holt
Phoebe Tonkin, Cariba Heine, Tom Felton, Angus McLaren
Claire Rhiannon Holt (born 11 June 1988) is an Australian actress, best known for her roles as Emma Gilbert on the television show H2O: Just Add Water, Chastity Meyer on Mean Girls 2, and Rebekah Mikaelson on The CW series The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off series The Originals.
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Emma Gilbert on H2O: Just Add Water
Joseph Morgan, Nathaniel Buzolic, Daniel Gillies, Teresa Palmer, Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley
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