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Megan Boone

Megan Boone
Boone at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con
Born (1983-04-29) April 29, 1983
Petoskey, Michigan, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001–present

Megan Boone (born April 29, 1983) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as FBI profiler Elizabeth Keen on the NBC drama series The Blacklist. She was also a regular on Law & Order: Los Angeles and has appeared in films such as My Bloody Valentine 3D (2009) and Step Up Revolution (2012).

Early life

Boone was born in Petoskey, Michigan and raised in The Villages, Florida. Her parents relocated there when she was a child to be closer to her grandparents.[1] Her grandfather, H. Gary Morse, was The Villages' developer and her mother, Jennifer Parr, is the director of sales.[2] Boone studied acting as a student at Belleview High School, where she graduated in 2001.[3] In 2005, she graduated from Florida State University's School of Theatre with a BFA in acting.[4] Boone studied with Jane Alexander and Edwin Sherin at the Asolo Repertory Theatre, and workshopped with playwright Mark Medoff.[5]

Career

Boone starred in the 2007 Los Angeles debut of the Charles L. Mee play Limonade Tous Les Jours and won two LA Weekly Theater Awards for her performance.[6][7] Boone made her feature film debut in the horror film My Bloody Valentine 3D (2009),[8] followed by a supporting role in Sex and the City 2 in 2010. During the 2010 television she portrayed Junior Deputy District Attorney Lauren Stanton in the short-lived NBC series Law & Order: Los Angeles. She has also appeared in Step Up Revolution (2012), the fourth release in the Step Up dance film series.[9]

Boone would later receive a starring role in the independent drama Leave Me Like You Found Me (2012),[10] for which she won the Gen Art Film Festival Award for Best Actress.[5] She had a recurring role on the CBS police drama series Blue Bloods in 2013,[11] followed by her starring role of FBI profiler Elizabeth Keen in the NBC series The Blacklist the same year.[12]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Elijah Abigail Short film
2007 The Mustachioed Bandit Meets His End Kate
2009 My Bloody Valentine 3D Megan
2010 The Myth of the American Sleepover Kerri Sullivan
2010 Sex and the City 2 Allie
2010 HMS: White Coat Nell Larson Television film
2012 Step Up Revolution Claire
2012 About Cherry Jake
2012 Leave Me Like You Found Me Erin Gen Art Film Festival Award for Best Actress
2013 Welcome to the Jungle Lisa
2013 Family Games Sloane

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Cleaner Rae Episode: "Five Little Words"
2008 Cold Case Helen McCormick '60 Episode: "Wings"
2010 Harvard Medical School Nell Larson Pilot
2010–2011 Law & Order: Los Angeles DDA Lauren Stanton 7 episodes
2013 Blue Bloods Candice McElroy 2 episodes
2013–present The Blacklist Elizabeth Keen Main role

References

  1. ^ Rorke, Robert; Getlen, Larry; Seibel, Deborah Starr (September 8, 2013). "Actors to watch this fall".  
  2. ^ "NBC’s new hit show ‘The Blacklist’ stars talented local actress Megan Boone". Villages-News. September 30, 2013. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  3. ^ Allen, Rick (October 26, 2013). "Belleview High graduate Megan Boone stars in NBC's hot new thriller".  
  4. ^ "Alum to Star in New NBC Series".  
  5. ^ a b "Megan Boone Bio | Elizabeth Keen | The Blacklist |".  
  6. ^ Morgan, Terry (August 5, 2007). "Review: ‘Limonade Tous Les Jours’".  
  7. ^ Morris, Steven Leigh (April 8, 2008). "The 29th Annual L.A. Weekly Theater Awards".  
  8. ^ Wax, Alyse (January 16, 2009). My Bloody Valentine 3D' Gives Us a Boone!"'".  
  9. ^ Lowe, Justin (July 25, 2012). "Step Up Revolution: Film Review".  
  10. ^ Schoenbrun, Dan (March 12, 2012). Director Adele Romanski"Leave Me Like You Found Me"Five Questions with .  
  11. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (October 25, 2012). "Megan Boone To Do Arc On ‘Blue Bloods’ As Danny’s Partner, Subs For Jennifer Esposito".  
  12. ^ Nellie Andreeva (March 1, 2013). "Megan Boone Cast As Female Lead In NBC Pilot ‘Blacklist’".  

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