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Rachel Alice Marie Skarsten|
23 April 1985
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Years active||1998 – present|
|Known for||Playing Tamsin on Lost Girl|
Rachel Skarsten (born 23 April 1985) is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Dinah Lance on the television series Birds of Prey. She is also known for playing the role of Tamsin in the Canadian television series Lost Girl.
She studied ballet with the Royal Academy of Dance and visual art and cello at Claude Watson School for the Arts. She enjoys skiing, swimming, and played goalie for a hockey team that won the Bantam Toronto City championships. She attended Queens University where she completed her BAH in English Literature and Classical History. She has a brother named Jonathan Skarsten. Her parents are Mary Aileen Self Skarsten and Dr. Stan Skarsten.
Role on Lost Girl
She plays the role of Tamsin, a Dark Fae who becomes Dyson's partner when Hale becomes the Ash at the beginning of the third season. She is a Valkyrie and is a fighting and weapons expert. She has strong opinions and from her first appearance in the series is at odds with Bo, holding her responsible for an attack on another Dark Fae. She hid the fact that she had been hired to find Bo by The Wanderer and came to blows with Bo and her friends, but did have a grudging respect for her. Due to events in the season finale of the Third Season, when she returned in the Fourth Season, she had been reborn into a new life, aging from childhood to adulthood in a short period of time. The end result being that this would be her final reincarnation as one of the Valkyrie.
|2002||Virginia's Run||Caroline Lofton|
|2003||Fear of the Dark||Heather Fontaine|
|2007||Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer||Eve|
|2007||American Pie Presents Beta House||Sharon||Video|
|2012||Two Hands to Mouth||Leah Whitefield||Completed|
|1998||The Famous Jett Jackson||Mickey Twitty||Episode: "Vootle-Muck-a-Heey"|
|1998-1999||Little Men||Elizabeth 'Bess' Lawrence||24 episodes|
|2000||Angels in the Infield||Brigitte||TV movie|
|2000||Twice in a Lifetime||Julie Adams||Episode: "Curveball"|
|2001||Jewel||Raylene Hilburn (age 14)||TV movie|
|2001||Screech Owls||Suki Sutherland||Episode: "A Star Is Gone"|
|2002||POV Sports on CBC||Science of Sports Host||TV series|
|2002||Tracker||Jamie Swenson / Lontoria||Episode: "The Miracle"|
|2002-2003||Birds of Prey||Dinah Lance||14 episodes|
|2003||Missing||Brittney Moore||Episode: "Basic Training"|
|2005||Category 7: The End of the World||Lyra Duffy||TV movie|
|2010||Made... The Movie||Andi||TV movie|
|2011||Flashpoint||Natalie Braddock||4 episodes|
|2011||The Listener||Elyse||Episode: "Jericho"|
|2012||The Listener||Elyse||Episode: "She Sells Sanctuary"|
Episode: "Poisoned Minds"
|2012||The L.A. Complex||Roxanne||3 episodes|
|2012||Transporter: The Series||Delia||TV series, post-production|
|2013||Lost Girl||Tamsin||12 episodes|
|2000||Little Men|| Young Artist Awards
Best Performance in a TV Series - Young Ensemble
Nominated with Trevor Blumas, Alexander Campbell, Britt Irvin and Corey Sevier