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Deborah Ann Woll

Biography

Performed the rebellious teen-turned-vampire, Jessica Hamby, on HBO’s Accurate Blood. She researched in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Artwork in London, Britain, and acted on stage for a decade before landing a job on True Bloodstream. In 2015, she started playing Karen Web page within the Netflix series Daredevil. She graduated from College or university of Southern California College of Dramatic Arts. In 2012, she made an appearance within the film Ruby Sparks. Her parents experienced professions as an architect along with a instructor. In 2011, she started dating E.J. Scott. She guest-starred on many episodes of I am Earl with Jason Lee.

Quick Facts


Full Name Deborah Ann Woll
Date Of Birth February 7, 1985
Place Of Birth New York
Height 1.78 m
Profession TV Actress
Education Packer Collegiate Institute, University of Southern California
Nationality American
Parents Cathy Woll
Partner E.J. Scott, E.J. Scott
Awards Satellite Award for Best Television Ensemble
Nominations Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Movies Catch .44, Ruby Sparks, Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You, Little Murder, The Automatic Hate, Seven Days in Utopia, Forever, Meet Me in Montenegro, Aces 'N' Eights, Mother's Day, The Carrier, Highland Park
TV Shows True Blood, Daredevil, The Punisher, The Defenders, A Drop of True Blood
Star Sign Aquarius

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#Fact
1Has suffered from Celiac disease since she was an infant; a rare hereditary disease that makes her body intolerant of consuming gluten.
2Attended Carnegie Mellon University's pre-college intensive program in theater.
3Completed an intensive Shakespeare program at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, England.
4Father is an architect and mother is a teacher.
5Is a natural blonde. She started to dye it red during her freshman year of high school when she was 14. She decided to change her hair color from blonde to red in order to no longer disappear into the background as she felt she did with her natural hair color. She was also a fan of Rita Hayworth and Katharine Hepburn.
6Had 10 years' experience in theater before getting her role in True Blood (2008).
7Is of Irish and German descent.
8Graduated in 2007 from the University of Southern California School of Theatre with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Acting.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Defenders2017TV Series filmingKaren Page
Daredevil2015-2017TV SeriesKaren Page
The Punisher2017TV SeriesKaren Page
Forever2015/IIAlice
The Automatic Hate2015Cassie
Meet Me in Montenegro2014Wendy
True Blood2008-2014TV SeriesJessica Hamby
True Blood: Jessica's Blog2010-2014TV SeriesJessica Hamby
Axe Cop2013TV SeriesBest Fairy Ever
Highland Park2013Lilly
Ruby Sparks2012Lila
The Carrier2011ShortDebra (voice)
Catch .442011Dawn
Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You2011Gillian Sveck
Seven Days in Utopia2011Sarah
Ghost of New Orleans2011Molly
Mother's Day2010/ILydia
True Blood: Webisodes2010TV Series shortJessica Hamby
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2009TV SeriesLily Milton
The Mentalist2008TV SeriesKerry
La Cachette2008ShortSarah
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2008TV SeriesStephane - Waitress
My Name Is Earl2008TV SeriesGreta
ER2008TV SeriesAurora Quill
Aces 'N' Eights2008TV MovieTerrified Woman
Life2007TV SeriesNancy Wiscinski

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Running Blind2013/IDocumentary short executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Running Blind2013/IDocumentary short
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHerself
Hell's Kitchen2013TV SeriesHerself - Restaurant Patron
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009Special Achievement AwardSatellite AwardsBest Ensemble, TelevisionTrue Blood (2008)· Chris Bauer
· Mehcad Brooks
· Anna Camp
· Nelsan Ellis
· Michelle Forbes
· Mariana Klaveno
· Ryan Kwanten
· Todd Lowe
· Michael McMillian
· Stephen Moyer
· Anna Paquin
· Jim Parrack
· Carrie Preston
· William Sanderson
· Alexander Skarsgård
· Sam Trammell
· Rutina Wesley

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Chainsaw AwardFangoria Chainsaw AwardsBest TV Supporting ActressTrue Blood (2008)
2010Scream AwardScream AwardsBreakout Performance - FemaleTrue Blood (2008)
2010ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesTrue Blood (2008)· Chris Bauer
· Mehcad Brooks
· Anna Camp
· Nelsan Ellis
· Michelle Forbes
· Mariana Klaveno
· Ryan Kwanten
· Todd Lowe
· Michael McMillian
· Stephen Moyer
· Anna Paquin
· Jim Parrack
· Carrie Preston
· William Sanderson
· Alexander Skarsgård
· Sam Trammell
· Rutina Wesley


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#Quote
1Where you come from is such a huge part of who you are today.
2Acting is somewhat mysteriously taught. There are so many different methods and systems and processes for teaching acting because it will always be an elusive art-form.
3As a fair skinned blonde, I disappeared into the background. I've always been a loner, so I suppose dyeing my hair red was a way to say, 'I'm here, I exist, I'm a human being and you can't just push me aside.'
4I think it's fun to play with worlds that you can add a lot of your own imagination to. With True Blood (2008), you're not limited by anything, there are just leaps and bounds of the imagination you can take with these characters.
5I think that part of the difficulty of being a celebrity is that you may have to hide what you're feeling and you aren't totally allowed to be yourself, because you're in the public eye.
6I was shy and a hard worker, so acting was a way to focus whatever nervous energy I was experiencing onto a goal.
7I've never been a much of a glamor girl.
8It's interesting to take a look at people who deal with prejudice on a daily basis - it's been a real eye opener for me.
9My skin is pretty low-maintenance, but I'm a big sunscreen wearer, which I think is the big thing when it comes to wrinkles, right?
10Things that are unknown attract us.
11I always fancied someone might call me "Red", like Katharine Hepburn.
12I definitely like a little bit of darkness, a little edge. I get a little bored when things are maybe too simple or too... expected.
13I don't see myself going back to blonde outside of work though. I really like the red.
14I think a lot of drama, nowadays, is character-based and development-based, but True Blood (2008) is very plot-oriented.
15I think it's fascinating that there's a whole holiday dedicated to things that we fear and that's so interesting about the nature of humanity.

#Trademark
1Strawberry blonde hair and blue eyes

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