Claire Rhiannon Holt is an Australian actress. She is known for her roles as Emma Gilbert in H2O: Just Add Water, Samara Cook in Pretty Little Liars, Chastity Meyer in Mean Girls 2, Rebekah Mikaelson in The Vampire Diaries, and its spinoff series The Originals and Legacies and Kate in the 2017 survival horror film, 47 Meters Down.
Holt was born in Brisbane to Geoffrey Holt and Ann. She has two sisters, Rachael (born in 1987) and Madeline (born in 1992), and one brother, David (born in 1989).
Claire Holt’s top movies and TV shows
The Originals, The Last Kingdom, H20: Just Add Water, The 100, Pretty Little Lies, Today, Aquarius, Grey’s Anatomy, GMA3: What You Need to Know, The Talk, Entertainment Tonight, Extra, The Last of Us, Celebrity Page, The Good Place, The Late Late Show, Home and Family, Homeland, You, Supergirl, Stranger Things, Yellowstone, Access Hollywood, OK! TV, Made in Hollywood, The Secret Circle
Claire Holt awards and nominations
Holt has not won any recognized award in her career yet. However, she has one population nomination.
In 2005, Holt won the role of Emma Gilbert in the Network Ten children’s television show H2O: Just Add Water. The show has earned a Logie Award and Nickelodeon Australia Kids’ Choice Award. While the series was renewed for a third season, Holt left the show after season two after signing on for the sequel to the 2007 film The Messengers, titled Messengers 2: The Scarecrow. She was replaced by Indiana Evans’ character, Bella.