Caitlin Jean Stasey is an Australian actress from Melbourne who is known for her role as Rachel Kinski in Neighbours.
Date of birth
She was born on 1 May 1990.
She was born to parents, David and Sally. Caitlin was born in Melbourne, Victoria, where she was raised with her younger sister Victoria.
Stasey studied Film/TV at St. Martins Drama Youth School in Melbourne, Australia - Which found her the audition role of Rachel Kinski, in Neighbours (1985).
In 2000, at the age of 10, she travelled the world as a member of the Australian Girls Choir, and took part in a re-recording of Peter Allen's "I Still Call Australia Home", for a Qantas commercial.
Stasey is married to American actor Lucas Neff. Stasey said of her sexuality, "I know it troubles many people for me to refer to myself as a lesbian considering I have a male partner. ...I'm trying to steer as far from labeling as possible. Compartmentalizing myself only leads to condemnation and contradiction. I'm happier being fluid and I'm happier being honest." She has also referred to herself as pansexual. In an interview for her website, Herself.com, Caitlin stated that she is in a "somewhat open relationship with the love of my life".
Not yet established.
Stasey made a career breakthrough in September 2003 when she was cast in the children's TV series The Sleepover Club, playing Francesca 'Frankie' Thomas, the self-appointed leader of the club.
Stasey made a brief return to the character of Frankie, in the second series of The Sleepover Club in 2006.
After a year studying and attending auditions, in April 2005 Neighbours casting director Jan Russ cast her as Rachel Kinski. Her first episode was aired on 18 August. Stasey left College after landing the part of Rachel, but continued to study on a distance education programme.
In 2008, Stasey was chosen to star in the movie adaptation of the teen novel, Tomorrow, When the War Began as the lead character Ellie Linton, a teenage girl who documents her time with a group of friends fighting the invasion of Australia.
During 2008, Stasey was linked to the live action film of video game/comic series Wonder Boy. However, it was shut down by Sega. Robin Morningstar revived the project as a CGI movie, but Stasey withdrew to be in the film adaptation Tomorrow, When the War Began. Her CGI character, although with a new voice, retains her face.
In December 2008, she appeared in the Christmas pantomime Snow White at Norwich Theatre Royal.
From 2013 to 2015, Stasey appeared in the American television series Reign as Kenna, a lady-in-waiting to Mary, Queen of Scots. From 2013 to 2016, she had a recurring role in the ABC2 series Please Like Me.
In 2013, she starred in the independent comedy-horror film All Cheerleaders Die as Maddy. The following year, she appeared in the movie I, Frankenstein as Keziah from the gargoyle order.
On 22 February 2016, Stasey was cast in the Fox drama APB as Ada Hamilton, The pilot received a series order on 10 May. which premiered in February 2017. The show was cancelled after one season in May 2017.
Stasey played ATF Agent Anya Ooms in 2018 legal drama series For the People.
In 2021, she appeared among the cast of Bridge and Tunnel TV program. Set in 1980, Bridge and Tunnel revolves around a group of recent college grads setting out to pursue their dreams in Manhattan while still clinging to the familiarity of their working-class Long Island home town.
In 2007, Stasey reportedly turned down a recording contract offered to her by Tom Nichols, who did the same for former Neighbours star Stephanie McIntosh. About it she said "acting is my main passion and I wanted to concentrate my efforts on that, although most actors have that triple threat of being able to sing, dance and act."
In 2008, she covered the song "I'm Yours", originally by Jason Mraz, for her TV show.
On 19 May 2008, Stasey sang a duet with fellow Neighbours cast member Dean Geyer (Ty Harper), performed at the Erinsborough High School Formal. Released to the Australian iTunes store, it peaked at number 40 on the ARIA Digital Tracks chart.
|Born||1st May, 1990|
|Home City||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|