Who is Marie Avgeropoulos?

Canadian actress Marie Avgeropoulos was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, on 17 June 1986, making Gemini her zodiac sign. She has 33 acting credits, but is probably known best for starring as Octavia Blake in all 100 episodes of the science fiction mystery series “The 100”, which was created by Jason Rothenberg, and also starred Bob Morley and Eliza Taylor. It follows 100 juvenile delinquents who’ve been sent to Earth from a spaceship, to determine whether or not Earth’s ready to be repopulated; the series aired from 2014 through 2020, and won 10 of its 54 award nominations.

Marie’s currently shooting for five upcoming movies, which include “Pray for Me: Key to Freedom”, “King of Killers”, and “Super Dicks”.

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Education and early life

Marie was raised in Thunder Bay by her Greek parents Philip Avgeropoulos and Augusta; not many other details concerning her mother and father are known, as they prefer to be left out of media.

Marie was mostly into camping, hunting and fishing while growing up, then fell in love with music while attending a local high school; she was 16 when she took on the drums. Marie matriculated in 2004 and then enrolled at college to study broadcast journalism; she moved to Europe two years later, then settled back in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada after a couple of months.

Roles in TV series

Marie’s debut TV series role was playing Taylor in the 2009 episode “After School Special” of the fantasy horror “Supernatural”, and she was then cast to appear in an episode of the horror mystery “Harper’s Island”, the drama “The Guard” and the action adventure comedy “The Troop”.

In 2012, she played Samantha in four episodes of the comedy “The Inbetweeners”, which starred Zack Pearlman and Bubba Lewis, and was created by Brad Copeland. It follows the lives of four teenage friends, and the series was nominated for only a single award.

In 2013, Marie played Cassie McCoy in the episode “The Empire State Strikes Back” of the romantic comedy “90210”, and the same year saw her play Kirstie Nelson in 10 episodes of the mystery horror “Cult”, which starred Jessica Lucas and Matthew Davis; it follows an investigation regarding a string of disappearances and deaths.

Marie then focused on shooting for “The 100”, having no other TV series roles to this day.

Roles in movies

Marie’s debut film role was playing Valli Wooley in the popular 2009 romantic comedy “I Love You, Beth Cooper”, which starred Paul Rust and Hayden Panettiere, and was directed by Chris Columbus. It follows a valedictorian who used his graduation speech to confess his love for the school’s most popular girl Beth Cooper – the movie won one of its two award nominations.

Some of Marie’s following roles were in the 2009 comedy “Sorority Wars”, the adventure family fantasy “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief” and the  action thriller “Hunt to Kill” both in 2010. In 2011, she played Allison in the critically acclaimed romantic comedy “50/50”, which starred Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and was directed by Jonathan Levine. Based on a true story, the film follows a 27-year-old man who’s been diagnosed with cancer, and it won 12 of its 40 award nominations.

Marie’s also known for starring as Nikki in the 2015 crime action “Tracers”, which also starred Adam Rayner and Taylor Lautner, and was directed by Daniel Benmayor. It follows a New York City bike messenger who’s wanted by the Chinese mafia; the film was nominated for two awards.

Marie’s three most recent movie roles have been in the 2016 action horror “Dead Rising: Endgame”, the 2019 animated action fantasy “Wonder Woman: Bloodlines” (voice role), and the 2020 action science fiction thriller “Jiu Jitsu”.

Other credits

Marie performed stunts in the 2009 episode “After School Special” of the series “Supernatural”.

She’s made a guest appearance in three talk-shows: “Entertainment Tonight Canada”, “Nerd HQ” and “Celebrity Page”.

Awards and nominations

Marie was nominated for a 2016 Leo Award for Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Motion Picture, for “Numb”.

Love life and relationships

There are four men whom Marie’s dated, that we know about. In 2008 and 2009, she dated Canadian actor Shawn Roberts, who’s perhaps known best for his roles in the film franchise “Resident Evil”, the 2005 horror film “Land of the Dead”, and the 2007 horror movie “Diary of the Dead”.

In 2013 and 2014, she dated popular American actor Taylor Daniel Lautner, who’s probably known best for starring as Jacob Black in the film trilogy “The Twilight Saga”.

From 2015 through 2019, Marie was in a relationship with American camera operator Quincy Paglaro. In 2018, when she began using a new medication and mixed it with alcohol, Marie physically attacked Quincy in their car on the Ventura Freeway, with him suffering minor injuries to his arm, neck and head. She was charged with domestic violence, however, Quincy had the charges dropped, stating that she didn’t pose a threat.

Marie’s in a relationship with American martial artist and stuntman Alain Moussi as of June 2023; she hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Marie was 20 when the doctors found a big tumor in her throat and chest; she underwent surgery in which her vocal cords were removed and then put back in, and this made it impossible for her to pursue a career as a singer.

She’s a huge fan of motorcycles and owns a 1200cc Harley Davidson.

Marie’s an Instagram star, and is followed by close to three million people on the network, while she’s posted more than 550 pictures and videos; most of her content shows her during her everyday life.

She enjoys being physically active and works out at the gym on daily basis; she also practices martial arts, plays tennis and swims.

Marie’s a lover of animals and has featured her two pet dogs in some of her Instagram pictures.

One of her favorite actresses is Uma Thurman, while some of her favorite movies include “Gattaca”, “Batman & Robin” and the trilogy “Kill Bill”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Marie’s age is 37. She has blue eyes and brown hair, is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall and weighs around 115lbs (53kgs).

Marie’s net worth’s been estimated at over $2 million, as of June 2023.

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