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Claire Holt Biography

Birth Name:
Claire Rhiannon Holt
Birth Place:
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Fast Facts

  • Big break came in 2006 when she was cast as Emma Gilbert on the Australian children's show H20: Just Add Water
  • Was cast as Rebekah, one of the original vampires, on The Vampire Diaries in 2011; she later reprised the role on the spin-off The Originals
  • Competed in the 26th annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon in 2012; proceeds benefit the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Pediatric Cancer Research Center
  • An avid sports fan who plays volleyball and water polo and also holds a black belt in tae kwon do


  • Matt Kaplan -- Husband (separated)