Kaya Scodelario

Kaya Rose Humphrey

Kaya Rose Scodelario(bornKaya Rose Humphrey; 13 March 1992) is a British actress and model . She is best known for her role as Effy Stonem in the E4 dramaSkins.

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 Kaya Scodelario's Early life

Scodelario was born to an English father and a Brazilian mother.Her parents divorced when she was a child and she was brought up by her mother, subsequently adopting her surname and becoming fluent in Portuguese.Her father, Roger Humphrey, passed away on November 22, 2010.

Scodelario was bullied during her early childhood and dealt with low self-esteem, so her passion for drama became an outlet for her.She revealed on her twitter account that she has dyslexia , saying, "Watching a interesting doc on BBC Three about dyslexia, something that I have struggled with my whole life. It really affected my self-esteem."

Scodelario's mother's family lives in Itu , a city in São Paulo state, Brazil , and she visits as often as she can.[citation needed]

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 Kaya Scodelario's Career

Skins

With no prior acting experience, at the age of 14, Scodelario was cast in the 2007 first series ofSkinsas Effy Stonem . Upon Scodelario's arrival to the auditions she felt she was too young and became discouraged, but a producer stopped her before she could leave and asked her to read for the part.While Scodelario's role had minimal speaking lines in the first series, her character developed considerably in the 2008 series, before she eventually became the central character in the 2009 series after the cast had been replaced with a new generation of characters. This made Effy the only character to appear from series 1 right through to series 4 ofSkins.

On 12 March 2009 it was announced on the officialSkinswebsite that a fourth series had been planned, for which Scodelario along with her co-stars, were to reprise their roles.Filming began in July and Scodelario revealed that 18 November 2009 had been her last day of filming the series and that she would miss being on the show.Scodelario left after the fourth series, making way for the third generation of characters.

For her performance onSkins, Scodelario was nominated twice in the category forBest Actressat the TV Quick Awards in 2009and 2010.

Other work

Scodelario made her film debut in the science fiction - thriller filmMoon, which premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival , garnering positive reviews. In her second film, titledShank, she plays a teenager called Tasha. The film was released on 26 March 2010.In addition, she appeared in the 2010 remake of theClash of the Titansas Peshet.

Scodelario was previously signed with Models 1 and has modelled for various magazines, includingTeen Vogue,Nylon,Instyle UK,Elle UK,Dazed & Confused,Vogueandi-D. She also appears in the music videos for Stay Too Long , She Said , Love Goes Down , andWriting's On The Wallby British musician Plan B .She can also be seen in the music video forOld Isleworthby The Ruskins.

In April 2010, Scodelario confirmed her casting as Cathy in an adaptation ofWuthering Heightsdirected by Andrea Arnold .Principal photography started in Septemberand concluded in November 2010.The film premiered at the Venice Film Festival in September 2011to generally positive reviews, and Scodelario was even hailed as a "heart-wrenching revelation".Wuthering Heightsalso appeared at several other international film festivals, including the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival , London Film Festival ,and the 2012 Sundance Film Festival .The film was released in the UK on November 11.

2011 brought in more projects for Scodelario. She signed on to star in a British thriller,Twenty8k, as the character Sally Weaver.Filming lasted six weeks during April and May 2011.The film is expected to be released in spring 2012.In late June, Scodelario announced that she has signed on to star inNow Is Goodwith Dakota Fanning .The film is based on Jenny Downham 's novel, Before I Die , which centers around a teenage girl with leukemia who creates a list of things to do before she dies.She portrays Zoey, the best friend.Production was shot in seven weeks in Julyand August.In late September, Scodelario filmed a television serial for BBC One , True Love , an improvised series comprising five stand-alone episodes, each covering a different love-related dilemma. She is cast in the second storyline as Karen, the love interest of her teacher, who is portrayed by Billie Piper . The series is said to air in spring 2012.

In January 2012, Scodelario filmed her first American film,Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes, in Los Angeles . She stars as the title character, Emanuel, a troubled 17-year-old girl who babysits her new neighbour Linda's "baby," which is actually a very life-like doll. A release date has not been made yet for the film.While visiting her boyfriend on the set ofSpike Islandin April, Scodelario filmed a cameo appearance for the film.

Furthermore, Scodelario is attached toStay With Me, which will be directed by Tim Fywell and produced by Festival Film & TV . The film is based upon Lesley Glaister 's novel,Now You See Me, and she will be portraying the role of Lamb.Production is scheduled to begin in February/March 2012.She is also attached toInvisible, which is written, directed, and produced by Robert Cavanah , who will also star in the feature. Scodelario will portray the role of Lola, a teenage runaway trying to escape her enforced prostitution. The film is based upon Si Wall's screenplay,Drinking Chocolate.

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 Kaya Scodelario's Personal life

Scodelario revealed in an interview that she datedSkinsco-star Jack O'Connell for about a year before splitting in June 2009, though they remain good friends.She has been in a relationship with Elliott Tittensor since late 2009.Their relationship became more prominent when Scodelario supported Tittensor during a court case he was facing.

From 2008 until 2010, Scodelario lived alone in a flat in North London , stating that it is important for women to be "independent and strong".

She was voted 13th in the UK edition of FHM's 100 World's Sexiest Women 2010.

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 Kaya Scodelario's Filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
2007 – 2010 Skins Effy Stonem TV Series; 25 episodes
2009 Moon Eve Supporting role
2010 Clash of the Titans Peshet Supporting role
Shank Tasha
2011 Wuthering Heights Catherine Earnshaw Top billing
2012 Twenty8k Sally Weaver
Now Is Good Zoey
Stay With Me Lamb Pre-Production
True Love Karen TV Series
2013 Invisible Lola Pre-Production
Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes Emanuel Post-Production
Spike Island Girl in Jumpsuit Cameo
Music Videos
YearTitleRoleNotes
2009 Stay Too Long Beautiful Girl Song byPlan B
2010 She Said Beautiful Girl Song by Plan B
Old Isleworth Girl Song by The Ruskins
Love Goes Down Beautiful Girl Song by Plan B
2011 Writing's On The Wall Beautiful Girl Song by Plan B

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 Kaya Scodelario's References

  1. "Britain's Got Talent", The Sunday Times Magazine, 25 January 2009, page 5. http://www.imagebam.com/image/50aa3045509301/ (Scanned image) "Half Brazilian, fluent in Portuguese and stunningly attractive"
  2. Sunday Telegraph, Stella Magazine supplement, January 2010 Issue, page 23.
  3. Scodelario, Kaya (23 November 2010). "Scodelario Tweets About the Loss of her Father". @kayascollywogs. https://twitter.com/#!/kayascollywogs/status/7071583084482560. 
  4. LOVE (Magazine), The Naughty Little Sister, page 118.
  5. Scodelario, Kaya (11 November 2010). "Scodelario Tweets About Her Dyslexia". @kayascollywogs. http://twitter.com/#!/kayascollywogs/status/2835064756903936. 
  6. Instyle UK, June 2009, Interview by Danielle Hine
  7. "4th series just announced!". E4.com. Channel 4. 2009-03-12. http://www.e4.com/blog/skins-news/post/1oeekau7cvjrbgdtt0cmsg/view.e4. Retrieved 2010-01-18. 
  8. "Kaya Scodelario Official Twitter". Twitter. 2009-11-18. http://twitter.com/kayascollywogs/status/5821866941. Retrieved 2010-01-18. 
  9. "Voting time". E4 Skins News (Channel 4). 2009-05-19. http://www.e4.com/blog/skins-news/post/pr5oxc1czczbmhvnm2lth/view.e4. Retrieved 2010-01-18. 
  10. "TV Quick Awards, UK". IMDB. http://www.imdb.com/event/ev0000740/2010. 
  11. "Shank". http://www.shankthefilm.com/. Retrieved 2010-01-18. 
  12. The Defamation of Strickland Banks on YouTube
  13. The Ruskins - Old Isleworth (OFFICIAL EXPLICIT VERSION)) on YouTube
  14. Reynolds, Simon (4 April 2010). "Scodelario is 'Wuthering Heights's Cathy". Digital Spy. http://www.digitalspy.com/movies/news/a212426/scodelario-is-wuthering-heightss-cathy.html. Retrieved 4 April 2010. 
  15. Lavallee, Eric (1 September 2010). "Tracking Shot September 2010: Yellow, Wuthering Heights, Super 8, Return, My Week With Marilyn, Drive and Contagion". IonCinema. http://www.ioncinema.com/news/id/4863/tracking-shot-september-2010-yellow-wuthering-heights-super-8-return-my-week-with-marilyn-drive-and-contagion. 
  16. Jagernauth, Kevin (22 November 2010). "Andrea Arnold Casts James Howson As Cinema’s First Black Heathcliff In ‘Wuthering Heights’". Indie Wire. http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/archives/andrea_arnold_casts_james_howson_as_cinemas_first_black_heathcliff_in_wuthe/. 
  17. "Venezia 68". La Biennale di Venezia. 28 July 2011. http://www.labiennale.org/it/cinema/film/sel-uff/venezia68/. 
  18. Lyttelton, Oliver (6 September 2011). "Venice ‘11 Review: ‘Wuthering Heights’ Is A Superb, Groundbreaking Adaptation Of The Classic Tale". IndieWire. http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/archives/venice_11_review_wuthering_heights_andrea_arnold_james_howson/. 
  19. "TIFF Festival '11 Special Presentations". Toronto International Film Festical. 16 August 2011. http://www.tiff.net/thefestival/filmprogramming/programmes/specialpresentations. 
  20. de Semlyen, Phil (7 September 2011). "London Film Festival Line-Up Announced". Empire. http://www.empireonline.com/news/story.asp?NID=31955. 
  21. "2012 Sundance Film Festival Announces Films in Spotlight, Park City at Midnight, Next <=> and New Frontier". Sundance. 1 December 2011. http://www.sundance.org/press-center/release/2012-festival-program-announcement-spotlight-next-new-frontier-midnight/. 
  22. Reynolds, Simon (3 August 2011). "'Wuthering Heights' date confirmed, first Heathcliff picture unveiled". Digital Spy. http://www.digitalspy.ca/movies/news/a333155/wuthering-heights-date-confirmed-first-heathcliff-picture-unveiled.html. 
  23. "Twenty8k". ScreenTerrier. 19 April 2011. http://screenterrier.blogspot.com/2011/04/twenty8k.html. 
  24. "Jonas Armstrong Shooting ‘Twenty8k’". The Irish Film & Television Network. 27 April 2011. http://www.iftn.ie/news/?act1=record&aid=73&rid=4283835&tpl=archnews&only=1. 
  25. "Rumours + Film Updates". Kaya Scodelario Web. 29 June 2011. http://kayascodelario.net/2011-06-29/update_658. 
  26. Scodelario, Kaya (24 June 2011). "Scodelario Announces "Now Is Good" Involvement". @kayascollywogs. http://twitter.com/#!/kayascollywogs/status/84296271174701056. 
  27. Lyttelton, Oliver (17 May 2011). "Paddy Considine, Olivia Williams & Jeremy Irvine Join Dakota Fanning In ‘Now Is Good’". Indie Wire. http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/archives/paddy_considine_olivia_williams_jeremy_irvine_join_dakota_fanning_in_now_is/. 
  28. "BBC Films Unveils Upcoming Slate At Cannes". News On News. 16 May 2011. http://www.newsonnews.net/bbc/8865-bbc-films-unveils-upcoming-slate-at-cannes.html. 
  29. Parker, Ol (19 August 2011). "Parker Tweets About Film Completion". @olparker1. http://twitter.com/#!/olparker1/status/104630826867752960. 
  30. "Kaya Returns To Television". Kaya Scodelario Web. 28 September 2011. http://kayascodelario.net/2011-09-28/update_853. 
  31. Sneider, Jeff (5 January 2012). "4 thesps hook 'Fishes'". Variety. http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118048172. 
  32. "Kaya Makes Cameo in "Spike Island"". Kaya Scodelario Web. 1 April 2012. http://kayascodelario.net/1351/kaya-makes-cameo-in-spike-island/. 
  33. "Stay With Me Update". Kaya Scodelario Web. 21 May 2011. http://kayascodelario.net/2011-05-21/update_623. 
  34. "Stay With Me Rescheduled". Kaya Scodelario Web. 29 August 2011. http://kayascodelario.net/2011-08-29/update_744. 
  35. "Invisible: You Can't Escape Your Past...". R&R Film. http://www.randrfilm.com/now/invisible/. 
  36. http://www.fhm.com/girls/covergirls/kaya-scodelario
  37. Company (magazine). Interview (Scanned image) Quote: "I got linked to Nicholas Hoult when he was in Skins. I was only 14 at the time and played his sister! Just for the record I've never been married to Nick Hoult. I did go out with Jack [who plays Cook] for a year and we were quite open about our relationship in the press."
  38. Heat Interview (Scanned image)
  39. "Kaya Scodelario has been secretly dating Shameless star Elliott Tittensor". The Sun. 2010-01-13. http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/tv/2805324/Kaya-Scodelario-has-been-secretly-dating-Shameless-star-Elliott-Tittensor.html. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 
  40. "Shameless star Elliott Tittensor attacked outside court". BBC News (BBC). 2 November 2010. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-11675815. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 
  41. InStyle UK, Urban Jungle page 112, July 2009.
  42. "FHM: 100 Sexiest Women". Sky. April 29, 2010. http://showbiz.sky.com/fhm-sexiest-women-10/13. 
  43. "darkhorizons.com". darkhorizons.com. http://www.darkhorizons.com/news/16801. Retrieved 2010-09-27. 

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