Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Occupation Actress, model
Peyton List was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Douglas List and wife Sherri Anderson, but grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, with her sister Brittany List. She began her education at Cedarcroft pre-school and Calvert School, and then went to the Roland Park Country School in Baltimore. At the age of eight, she connected with Camera Ready Kids, a children's modeling agency. Her first significant commercial appearance was as one of the "daughters next door" (together with her sister) in Washington Square. She also appeared as a Christmas Caroler in Enemy of the State, also filmed in Baltimore.
Peyton's early modeling successes included television commercials for Kraft Macaroni and Cheese and Little Monkey Lost. At the age of 12, she was invited to attend the School of American Ballet's summer program. Under the tutelage of Ford Kids, Peyton did major campaigns with Limited Too (she appears on the inside cover of Limited Two's IPO), Polo Ralph Lauren, and other advertisers seeking to reach the young teen market. Soon, List was leaving school two or three times a week for modeling assignments. At the age of 15, she signed a three-year contract with As the World Turns playing Lucy Montgomery.
List became connected with Ford Children. She has modeled for Dooney & Bourke as well as Clean & Clear. She has graced the cover of Girls' Life magazine more times than any other model. List has also appeared on covers for Your Prom (2003) and Bridal Guide (2005).
List had a minor role in the HBO television series Sex and the City in 2000. The following year, she played a small part in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and started a three-year run as Lucy Montgomery on As the World Turns.
List left the soap opera early in 2005 and was next seen as Lucy Lane in an episode of the long-running television series Smallville and in the Just Legal pilot. In the same year, she had guest roles, including playing a prostitute in Without a Trace, a rich girl in the CSI: Miami and CSI: NY crossover and Solaris, a 15 year old model, in the CW's One Tree Hill.
In 2006, List appeared as Tally Reida on on NBC's Windfall in multiple episodes. After the series was cancelled during its first season, List moved on to the short-lived Day Break, appearing in 3 episodes as Ava. During the 2007 pilot season, List signed on to ABC's Big Shots, where she played the role of Cameron Collinsworth, daughter of a cosmetics firm CEO played by Dylan McDermott. The series was cancelled mid-season.
List continued to appear in guest roles on television shows including Moonlight and Ghost Whisperer in 2008; she was also seen in the critically acclaimed series Mad Men, playing Don Draper's fill-in secretary who later became Roger Sterling's second wife. In 2009, List signed on to ABC's short-lived TV series FlashForward, returned to CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and portrayed a magician's assistant in Monk.
List reprised her role as Lucy Lane on the final season of Smallville in the episode titled "Ambush", aired on November 5, 2010.
In early December 2010, List played Erica Harris, a newlywed with amnesia and a survivor of a potential serial killer in CBS' Hawaii Five-0 episode "Palekeiko".
In 1996, Peyton made her first big-screen appearance in Washington Square. While working on As the World Turns, List was offered the small role of Sarah Wallis in Bill Paxton's The Greatest Game Ever Played alongside Shia LaBeouf, who was playing golf champion Francis Ouimet; the film was released in 2005.
In 2008, she starred in two independent movies: Deep Winter alongside Michael Madsen, Eric Lively and Kellan Lutz; and the horror thriller Shuttle. Peyton stated that she did all her own stunts for the film. The film made its debut at the South by Southwest Festival and received mixed reviews.
In 2011, List was cast in the Chris Fisher thriller Meeting Evil alongside Samuel L. Jackson, Luke Wilson, and Leslie Bibb.
She appears in the "In Your Eyes" music video by Baltimore band SR-71 and in "If I Had a Gun..." music video by Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds.
Year Title Role Notes
2000 Sex and the City Blonde Girl #1 Episode: "Hot Child in the City"
2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Patsy Episode: "Pixies"
2003 Chloe Macht Episode: "Soulless"
As the World Turns Lucy Montgomery 2001–2005
2005 Smallville Lucy Lane Episode: "Lucy"
Just Legal Paradise Colvin Episode: "Pilot"
The Greatest Game Ever Played Sarah Wallis
Without a Trace Dina Kingston Episode: "From the Ashes"
CSI: Miami Alexa Endecott Episode: "Felony Flight"
CSI: NY Episode: "Manhattan Manhunt"
2006 One Tree Hill Solaris Episode: "All Tomorrow's Parties"
Windfall Tally Reida 11 episodes
Day Break Ava Episode: "What If They Run?"
Episode: "What If He Lets Her Go?"
Episode: "What If He Can Change the Day?"
2007 Big Shots Cameron Collinsworth 2007-2008 (11 episodes)
2008 Mad Men Jane Sterling 2008–present (14 episodes)
Moonlight Tierney Taylor Episode: "Click"
Deep Winter Elisa Rider
Ghost Whisperer Lorelei / Georgia Kent Episode: "Save Our Souls"
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Michelle Tournay Episode: "Leave Out All the Rest"
2009 Monk Tanya Adams Episode: "Mr. Monk and the Magician"
FlashForward Nicole Kirby 2009–2010
2010 Smallville Lucy Lane Episode: "Ambush"
Hawaii Five-0 Erica Harris Episode: "Palekeiko"
2011 Charlie's Angels Zoe Sinclair
2012 Meeting Evil Tammy Strate
90210 Lindsey Beckwith 4 Episodes
2013 The Tomorrow People Cara
Caitriona Balfe (born October 4, 1979) is an Irish actress and fashion model.Balfe was born in Monaghan, Ireland. She started modeling at the age of 19 after she was scouted by an agent collecting money for charity at a local mall. She has both walked the runway and posed for many top fashion brands, including: Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, DKNY, Burberry, Louis Vuitton, H&M, Valentino, Hugo Boss, Cacharel, Armani, Givenchy, Calvin Klein and Chanel; she averaged 26 fashion shows per season in the early 2000s. She has also graced the covers of magazines such as Vogue and Elle. At the time she was scouted Balfe was studying drama at the Dublin Institute of Technology, hoping to become an actress. Balfe has appeared in in the films Super 8, Now You See Me and, alongside Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, in Escape Plan.
On September 11, 2013 Balfe was cast to play Claire Randall in Outlander by Starz. The series is based on the Outlander novels written by Diana Gabaldon. Balfe will play a mid-20th century nurse who is transported back in time to a war torn mid-18th century Highland, Scotland. She will play the lead role opposite Sam Heughan who plays Jamie Fraser, a young Scottish warrior.
Year Film Role Notes
2011 Super 8 Elizabeth Lamb
Lust Life Aubrie 9-minute short, Lynda Tarryk
2012 The Wolf Sally 25-minute short film, Dustin Thomas Cartmill
Lost Angeles Veronique Independent film by Phedon Papamichael
2013 Crush Andie Direct-to-video
Now You See Me Jasmine Trassler
Escape Plan Jessica Miller
Year Film Role Network Notes
2012 The Beauty Inside Alex #34 5 episodes; social film by Intel and Toshiba
2012–2013 H+: The Digital Series Breanna Sheehan YouTube Web series
2014 Outlander Claire Randall Starz Filming late 2013
Dewan-Tatum was born in Hartford, Connecticut, the daughter of Nancy Bursch Smith (née Bursch) and Darryll Dewan, who was a running back on the 1972 Notre Dame football team. Her father is of Lebanese and Polish descent and her mother is of German and English ancestry.Her parents divorced when Jenna was young and her mother remarried Claude Brooks Smith. During high school at Grapevine High School in Grapevine, Texas, Dewan-Tatum was a varsity cheerleader. She graduated in 1999 and was voted prom queen her senior year. She went to University of Southern California and was a member of the California Gamma Chapter of Pi Beta Phi.
Prior to her acting career, Dewan-Tatum was a background dancer, working with singers such as Janet Jackson, 'N Sync, Sean Combs, Toni Braxton, Celine Dion, Pink, Missy Elliott, Ricky Martin and Billy Crawford. In 2001 she appeared in Janet Jackson's music video All for You and toured with Jackson on her All for You Tour, as well as on 'Nsync's Popodyssey Tour. Dewan-Tatum appeared in a bit role as a backup dancer in the film The Hot Chick. Dewan-Tatum was also featured in Christina Aguilera's music video for the single Not Myself Tonight in 2010.
In 2004, Dewan-Tatum made her acting debut on the Fox sitcom television series Quintuplets. Dewan-Tatum has guest-appeared on The Young and the Restless, Joey and Melrose Place. In 2005, Dewan-Tatum portrayed the protagonist in the independent medium-budget supernatural horror film Tamara. In 2006, Dewan made appearances in The Grudge 2 and Take the Lead. That same year Dewan-Tatum starred as the female lead in the dance drama Step Up as Nora Clark, a dance student partnered with a troubled student who is sent to spend his community service as a janitor. The film made $119 million worldwide.
Jenna Tatum with husband Channing Tatum in 2010
In August 2008, Dewan-Tatum starred in the Lifetime made-for-television film Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal which follows five rule-breaking teens. Dewan-Tatum portrayed the role of disciplinarian Coach Emma Carr. In November 2009, Dewan-Tatum appeared in the straight-to-DVD comedy American Virgin alongside Rob Schneider.
In August 2010, Dewan-Tatum was cast in the ensemble crime heist film Setup. Production began in November 2010 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The film was to be released theatrically in July 2011 but was released straight to DVD in September 2011.
In March 2011, Dewan-Tatum was cast in the NBC pilot of The Playboy Club. In May 2011, NBC picked up the series for a full season. Dewan-Tatum portrayed the role of Bunny Janie, a provocative Playboy bunny who works at a Playboy Club in Chicago in 1961. The series premiered on September 19 to 5.2 million viewers with mixed reviews from critics. Due to low ratings, NBC cancelled the series after just three episodes in October 2011.
In November 2011, Dewan-Tatum, starred in the movie "The Jerk Theory." This was first released in Germany in 2009. It was later released in the USA in November 2011.
Dewan-Tatum appeared in the romantic-comedy film 10 Years, produced by her husband Channing Tatum. The film was released on September 14, 2012. Dewan-Tatum will star in upcoming Lifetime series Witches of East End. In 2012, Dewan-Tatum appeared in American Horror Story: Asylum, the second season of the horror television series, as Teresa Morrison.
Along with friends Reid Carolin, Adam Martingano, Brett Rodriguez and husband Channing Tatum, Dewan-Tatum started a production company called 33andOut Productions. Their first production is a documentary called; Earth Made of Glass, that follows Rwandan President Paul Kagame and genocide survivor Jean-Pierre Sagahutu. It premiered at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival.
In 2006, Dewan-Tatum met actor Channing Tatum on the set of their movie Step Up. They began dating shortly after filming had finished. The couple became engaged in early September 2008 in Maui, and married on July 11, 2009, at Church Estates Vineyards in Malibu, California.Their daughter, Everly Elizabeth Maiselle was born on May 31, 2013 in London, England.
Dewan-Tatum is an animal rights activist and a vegan.
Film Year Title Role Notes
2002 The Hot Chick Bianca salsa girl
2005 Waterborne Devi
2005 Tamara Tamara Riley
2006 Take the Lead Sasha
2006 Step Up Nora Clark Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Dance
(shared with Channing Tatum)
2006 The Grudge 2 Sally
2008 Love Lies Bleeding Amber Direct-to-video
2008 Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal Emma Carr Television film
2009 Falling Awake Alessandra
2009 The Six Wives of Henry Lefay Sarah Jane
2009 The Jerk Theory Molly Taylor
2009 American Virgin Priscilla
2011 The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy Katherine Prescott
2011 Balls to the Wall Rachel Matthews
2011 Setup Mia
2011 10 Years Jess
2012 Slightly Single in L.A. Hallie
2013 She Made Them Do It Sarah Pender Television film
Television Year Title Role Notes
2004 Dark Shadows Sophia Loomis Unsold WB pilot
2004 Quintuplets Haley Episode: "Little Man on Campus"
2004 The Young and the Restless Donna 2 episodes
2005 Joey Tanya Episode: "Joey and the Break-up"
2009 Melrose Place Kendra Wilson 2 episodes
2011 The Playboy Club Bunny Janie Main cast; 7 episodes (4 unaired)
2012–2013 American Horror Story: Asylum Teresa Morrison 6 episodes (2 uncredited)
2013 Witches of East End Freya Beauchamp Main cast