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Actress Violett Beane is best known for her role as DC Comics superhero character Jesse Quick, in The CW series ‘The Flash’.
‘The Flash’ is based on the DC Comics character Barry Allen / Flash (Grant Gustin), a costumed superhero crime-fighter with the power to move at superhuman speeds. Violett portrays Jesse Wells, the daughter of Earth-2 Harrison Wells (Tom Cavanagh), and soon-to-be speedster Jesse Quick.
Violett was born in St. Petersburg, FL. At ten years old, Violett moved to Austin, TX where she grew up and continues to call home. After moving to Austin, Violett fell in love with performing and took theatre all throughout middle and high school. Though she always knew she was meant to perform in some way, it was not until her senior year of high school, that she turned her focus to TV/film.
Violett went on to book the HBO series, ‘The Leftovers’. In season 2, Violett played recurring character Taylor Truitt, a local girl in Jarden, Texas, who went missing along with two other girls.
Violett’s film credits include the indie horror film ‘Flay’, and the indie comedy, ‘Slash’, which premiered at the 2016 South By Southwest Film Festival. In additional to ‘Slash’ at SXSW, Violett’s film ‘Tower’ held its world premiere at the festival. ‘Tower’ focuses on the UT shooting in 1966, which was America’s first mass school shooting in history. Violett portrays Claire Wilson, who was eight months pregnant during the shooting and lost her baby and boyfriend that day. ‘Tower’ is executive produced by Luke Wilson and Meredith Vieira. ‘Tower’ will be released in theaters nationwide October 2016.
In addition, Violett recently directed, edited, and starred in the music video, ‘Landscape’, for the band Eyelid Kid.
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