Scarlett Byrne

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Scarlett Byrne
Born Scarlett Hannah Byrne
(1990-10-06) 6 October 1990 (age 28)
Hammersmith, London, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present

Scarlett Hannah Byrne (born 6 October 1990 in Hammersmith, London) is an English actress. She is best known for her roles as Pansy Parkinson in the Harry Potter series and as Lexi in the TV series Falling Skies. Byrne has also appeared in the TV series The Vampire Diaries as Nora Hildegard.


Byrne began her acting career in 2005 in the short film CryBaby, before portraying Chloe Daniels in an episode of the British TV drama Doctors, though she had previously auditioned for the role of Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

In 2009 Byrne got the role of Pansy Parkinson in the sixth film in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, before reprising her role in the final two films of the series. Following the end of the Harry Potter series, she played Brittany in Lake Placid: The Final Chapter, as well as appearing in several short videos written by fellow Harry Potter actor Jessie Cave for her website Pindippy.[1]

During 2013 Byrne played the role of Sarah in the short film Lashes. She also played the role of Lisa in the action-thriller film Skybound, alongside Gavin Stenhouse. Byrne became a regular cast member for the fourth season of the sci-fi show Falling Skies.[2] She moved to Vancouver for the filming of Falling Skies. While she departs the series at the end of season 4, Byrne reprises the role in the penultimate episode of the series, "Reunion".

Personal life

On 6 August 2015 Scarlett became engaged to Hugh Hefner's 23-year-old son, Cooper, in London.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
2005 CryBaby n/a Short film
2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Pansy Parkinson Supporting role
2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Pansy Parkinson Cameo
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Pansy Parkinson Supporting role
2013 Lashes Sarah Short film
2016 Skybound Lisa Post-production
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Doctors Chloe Daniels Episode: "Kiss My Asp"
2012 Lake Placid: The Final Chapter Brittany Syfy television movie
2014–2015 Falling Skies Alexis "Lexi" Denise Glass-Mason Main role (season 4); guest role (season 5)
2015 Sorority Murder Jennifer Taylor Lifetime television movie
2015-2016 The Vampire Diaries Nora Hildegard Recurring role (season 7, 12 episodes)


  2. "Falling Skies - Season 4 - Casting News - Scarlett Byrne added as Regular". SpoilerTV.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Hugh Hefner's Son, Cooper Hefner, Engaged to Actress Scarlett Byrne".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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