PROFILE
Name:
Holland Roden
Birth Date:
October 7, 1986
Birth Place:
Dallas, Texas, United States
Height:
5' 3" (1.6 m)
Nationality:
American
Profession:
Actress
BIOGRAPHY
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Teen Wolf

Background:

Dallas, Texas native actress Holland Roden is best recognized for her role as the popular girl Lydia Martin on MTV Network's most flourishing scripted series, “Teen Wolf” (2011-?), also starring Tyler Posey, Crystal Reed, Dylan O'Brien and Tyler Hoechlin. She has guest starred in “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “Lost,” “Cold Case,” “12 Miles of Bad Road,” “Weeds,” “Criminal Minds” and “Grey's Anatomy.”     


Music Fan

Childhood and Family:

Holland Marie Roden was born on October 7, 1986, in Dallas, Texas. As a young, she used to imitate “Queen of England” in one woman plays she prepared for her family. She further pursued her love of performing by attending theatre camps and acting classes. However, Holland, who found a second love in science, decided to take a molecular biology major at UCLA. It was not before she wanted to return to acting and got jump-started career in Los Angeles. Due to her busy schedule, Holland later changed majors and graduated from UCLA with a degree in Women Studies.

In her leisure time, Holland enjoys listening to music. Among her favorite artists include Ingrid Michaelson, Josh Rouse, Cat Stevens, Mumford & Sons, and Crash Kings.  


2 Miles of Bad Road

Career:

In 2004, Holland Roden appeared in the short films “Consideration” and “Back at the Ranch,” both of which shot in Texas. In Los Angeles, she landed a spot in an episode of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” called “Goodbye and Good Luck” (2007), where she played Kira Dellinger. Her first big break arrived in the following year when she landed a three episodic role as Bronwyn on the HBO series “2 Miles of Bad Road,”starring Lily Tomlin, Mary Kay Place, Leslie Jordan and Gary Cole. The same year, she also made guest appearances in “Lost” (playing Emily Locke) and “Cold Case” (playing Missy Gallavan).      

In 2009, Roden played the role of Skyler on the direct to video teen comedy “Bring It On: Fight to the Finish,” starring Christina Milian, Cody Longo, Vanessa Born, Gabrielle Dennis and Rachele Brooke Smith. On TV, she guest starred in Showtime's “Weeds” and NBC's “Community” (both 2009) and portrayed Sascha in the Catherine Hicks starring series “Pushed” (2009). She continued to guest star in TV series like “Criminal Minds” (2010), “The Event” (2010), “Memphis Beat” (2011) and “Grey's Anatomy” (2012). She also appeared in the short films “Morning Love” and “Charlie Brown: Blockhead's Revenge” (both 2011). She played Gabby on the horror/thriller movie “House of Dust” (2013), directed by A.D. Calvo.     

Currently, Roden stars as Lydia Martin, Allison's best friend, on the teen drama series “Teen Wolf,” which premiered on MTV on June 5, 2011. It  is loosely based on the 1985 film of the same name.     


Awards:

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Holland Roden & Colton Haynes: Halloween Bash Buddies!
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Holland Roden goes all blue as Arrested Development‘s Tobias Funke for Matthew Morrison‘s annual Halloween party on Saturday night (October 26) at Warwick in Hollwyood.The 27-year-old actress was join...

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