Georgina Haig is an Australian actress who is best known for the Australian children’s television series “The Elephant Princess“, as well as the American Television shows, “Fringe“, “Limitless“, and “Once Upon a Time“. She was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on August 3, 1985 (age 36 as of 2021).
Georgina Haig properly drew in fans from every demographic attainable. Haig earned his bachelor’s degree in performing arts from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in 2008. Haig began her career by appearing in short films. She has starred in a number of Australian films and television shows since then, including the lead parts in Road Kill, Wasted on the Young, and Crawl. In 2011, she appeared in the second season of The Elephant Princess.
Georgina Haig Biography/Wiki
|Real Name||Georgina Haig|
Georgina Haig, a fine artist, and Russell Hagg, an Australian scriptwriter and filmmaker, raised Haig in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Julian Haig, an actor, and model, is her younger brother. Haig completed her secondary school education at Red Hill Consolidated School and subsequently Toorak College. She completed her Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award while serving as a head prefect.
She was admitted to the University of Melbourne to study Arts, but she postponed for a year to teach English in Vietnam through Lattitude Global Volunteering at the Hanoi University of Science and Technology. She moved back to Melbourne to continue her acting education at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. She received her graduation in 2008 when she was 23 years old.
Georgina has starred in a number of Australian films and television shows, including Road Kill, Wasted on the Young, and Underbelly and A Tale of Two Cities. She then participated in the second season of The Elephant Princess, an Australian adolescent drama, in 2011.
Georgina is most recognized in the United States for her role as Henrietta “Etta” Bishop in the FOX science-fiction series Fringe. She starred as Officer Lee Anne Marcus on CBS’s Reckless, which aired for a limited time in the summer of 2014 and temporarily overlapped Haig’s appearances on Once Upon a Time before being canceled.
|Date of Birth||3 August 1985|
|Age ( as in 2021)||36|
|School||Red Hill Consolidated School|
|College/ University||University of Melbourne, Western Australian Academy|
|Height||5’7”( ft & inches) 170.18 cm|
|Weight||56 kg / 121 lbs|
|Dress size||2 (US) “|
Georgina Haig Career
|Debut||Australian crime series “Underbelly” (Nine 2008)|
|Award||2010 – Best actress scream Festival award|
|Famous as||The Elephant Princess as Zamira(2011), The sapphires as Glynnis (2012)|
Haig started her acting career by starring in short films. Since then, she’s been in a variety of Australian films and television shows. Georgina got roles in two Australian feature films in her first year out of theatre school, Wasted on the Young and Road Train. She appeared in two seasons of the criminal drama Underbelly as a recurring guest star. She also appeared in the children’s television series The Elephant Princess from 2009 to 2010.
In 2014, she appeared in ABC Australia’s farcical kung-fu comedy Maximum Choppage alongside Australian comic Lawrence Leung and his spouse Josh Mapleston. She landed the much-coveted role of Queen Elsa in the fourth season of Once Upon a Time later that year.
Her portrayal in the thriller Crawl earned her a Best Actress Scream Festival award in 2010. Along with numerous other actresses, she was considered for the part of Andromeda in the film Wrath of the Titans. Rosamund Pike got the part in the end. She starred as Henrietta “Etta” Bishop in the globally renowned Australian film The Sapphires in 2012 and had multiple cameo appearances as Henrietta “Etta” Bishop on the American FOX science-fiction series Fringe.
She starred in Dance Academy and participated in an episode of the comedy series A Moody Christmas as a guest star. In the 2012 film The Amazing Spider-Man, Haig was considered for the character of Gwen Stacy, but Emma Stone won the role.
Incorporated, a Syfy futuristic pilot, cast Georgina Haig in July 2015, however, the part was eventually replaced with Allison Miller. In November 2015, it was revealed that Haig will have a recurring role in the first season of CBS’ criminal drama Limitless, opposite Bradley Cooper and Jake McDorman. Childhood’s End, a Syfy three-part drama based on an Arthur C. Clarke novella, featured her as Annabel. She was cast as the female protagonist in The CW’s Untitled Mars Project pilot in March 2016.
In March 2020, it was revealed that Haig will take over as Rachel Rafter from Jessica Marais in the forthcoming series Back to the Rafters, a sequel to Packed to the Rafters.
|Husband||Josh Mapleston ( 2014 – present )|
Josh Mapleston is Georgina Haig’s current husband. In 2011, the pair began dating. Georgina Haig has at least one previous relationship. She has never been married before. Josh Mapleston married Georgina Haig in June of 2014 and is most recognized for his work as a screenwriter and actor.
Georgina Haig was born to Gillian Haig, a fine artist, and Russell Haig, an Australian scriptwriter and film director, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Julian Haig is her younger brother. Josh Mapleston, a screenwriter and actor, married Georgina Haig in June of 2014. Their daughter Greta was born in March 2017.
|Net worth (approx.)||$ 2 Million – $ 5 Million|
Interesting Facts about Georgina Haig
- Georgina Haig was born on December 24, 1967, in Australia. Michelle Georgina Haig is her birth name.
- Before Emma Stone was cast in The Amazing Spider-Man (2013), Haig was considered for the character of Gwen Stacy.
- In 2009, she made her television debut in Australia’s Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities.
- Elizabeth Blackmore, a cast member from Once Upon a Time, is Georgina Haig’s friend.
- Every day that Georgina played Elsa, she used fake eyelashes. She retained each pair of eyelashes and used them to make an individual piece of art. Her signature appears on the sculpture, which was auctioned on eBay with all proceeds going to the Melbourne Indigenous Transition School.
- In March 2020, it was revealed that Haig will take over as Rachel Rafter from Jessica Marais in the forthcoming series Back to the Rafters, a sequel to Packed to the Rafters.
- Julian Haig, her younger brother, plays Prince Gregor in Season Seven of Once Upon a Time.
- On New Year’s Eve of 2014, Georgina and her fiancé, scriptwriter Josh Mapleston, were engaged.
- Georgina performed lines for Elsa while her husband, Josh stood in and read lines for Anna during the recording of her audition tape Once Upon a Time. This happened in Queensland when they were on their wedding honeymoon.
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