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Kane in 2014
Adelaide Victoria Kane

(1990-08-09) 9 August 1990 (age 33)
Education St Hilda's Anglican School for Girls
  • Actress
  • model
Years active 2005–present
Known for Teen Wolf, Reign, Once Upon a Time

Adelaide Victoria Kane (born 9 August 1990) is an Australian actress and model. She first gained recognition for her roles as Lolly Allen in the soap opera Neighbours and Tenaya 7 (later Tenaya 15) in the children's series Power Rangers RPM. She went on to star as Mary, Queen of Scots in the American CW period drama Reign. She also appeared as Cora Hale in the third season of the MTV series Teen Wolf and Drizella in the ABC series Once Upon a Time.

Early life

Adelaide Victoria Kane was born on 9 August 1990 in Claremont, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia. Her Scottish father was originally from Glasgow, while her mother is an Australian of Scottish, Irish and French descent.

Her parents divorced when she was seven, and Adelaide and her brother were raised by their single mother. She grew up in Perth, and attended St Hilda's Anglican School for Girls. When she joined the cast of Neighbours, she and her mother moved to Melbourne, while her brother and stepfather remained in Perth. She also lived for a short period in New Zealand, while shooting children's television series Power Rangers RPM.

In September 2009, at the age of 19, she moved to the United States to live in Los Angeles in order to pursue her acting career.


Kane began performing at the age of three, starting with dance and then moving to singing and acting. At the age of six, she started working professionally in some print ads, later moving to TV spots and works in various children's TV shows.

In August 2006, Kane was picked to join the cast of Neighbours as Lolly Allen after she entered a competition run by Dolly magazine. She was given a three-month contract with the show. Her friends convinced her to enter the competition, but she did not think she was actually going to get the role. In December 2006, Kane announced that she would be leaving the show after her contract was not renewed. At the time of the announcement, Kane had not yet appeared as Lolly. In 2008, Kane was nominated for a Logie Award for Most Popular New Female Talent for her performance as Lolly.

From March to December 2009, Kane portrayed Tenaya 7 on Power Rangers RPM, part of the long-running Power Rangers franchise.

In April 2010, Kane starred in the television film Secrets of the Mountain on NBC. In 2010, she also starred in the Hulu series Pretty Tough, composed of 20 episodes and based on the novel by the same name written by Li Tigelaar. In 2010, Kane travelled to attend an audition for Cartoon Network's first live-action series Unnatural History, for the role of Maggie Winnock. Italia Ricci and she were the actresses selected for the casting; the role later went to Ricci.

In 2012, she portrayed Aubrey in the film Goats. On 28 November 2012 it was announced that Kane had joined the cast of Teen Wolf as Cora Hale.

In February 2013, Kane was cast as Mary, Queen of Scots in the CW period drama series Reign. The same year, she appeared in the successful thriller film The Purge.

Kane also appears in World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor as a human death knight.

In 2014, Kane appeared in horror film The Devil's Hand as Ruth. She originally auditioned for Alycia Debnam-Carey's role, but producers thought she was not right for the part, so they offered her Ruth, who got more along with her personality. Kane starred in Scott Speer's short thriller film Realm in 2015,

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Kane at the 2021 German Comic Con Limited Edition

In June 2016, Kane joined the cast of Dragons: Race to the Edge as the voice of Mala, Queen of the Defenders of the Wing.

In July 2017, Kane joined the hit ABC series Once Upon A Time in a recurring role for its rebooted season seven. Kane was one of five actresses to join the series for its new season in starring and recurring roles, following the exits of six key cast members at the end of season six. She played one of the antagonists, Drizella, one of Cinderella's wicked stepsisters. Adelaide's final episode in Once Upon a Time was "Sisterhood".

In September 2019, Kane was announced as one of the cast members of Into the Dark's second Halloween installment, Uncanny Annie, which premiered on Hulu the following month. She did some coaching sessions to prepare and soften up for the role. Before she was cast for Uncanny Annie, Kane was supposed to appear in Into the Dark's first installment The Body, but the character director Paul Davis wanted her for was cut right before the shooting draft was locked. In October 2019, Kane joined the cast of CBS's SEAL Team for its third season.

In March 2020, Kane joined the main cast of sci-fi action film Cosmic Sin. The same month, Adelaide made a cameo in NBC's This Is Us' season four finale as Hailey Damon, Toby Damon and Kate Pearson's adopted daughter.

In Fall of 2022 Adelaide joined the cast of Grey’s Anatomy in season 19 as a new intern.

Personal life

Kane was in a relationship with Reign co-star Sean Teale between 2014 and 2016. In July 2019, Kane started a relationship with her Into the Dark co-star Jacques Colimon. The couple split sometime in 2020. In February 2021, Kane revealed she is bisexual. In April 2021, Kane started dating Dutch model Marthe Woertman.

Kane suffers from generalised anxiety disorder, and has spoken up multiple times about the importance to break the stigma surrounding mental illness.



Year Title Role Notes
2011 Donner Pass Nicole
2012 Goats Aubrey
2013 Purge, TheThe Purge Zoey Sandin
2013 Louder Than Words Stephanie Fareri
2013 A Letter Home Emily Feldman Short film
2013 Blood Punch Nabiki
2014 Devil's Hand, TheThe Devil's Hand Ruth
2015 Realm Claire Daniels Short film
2018 First Purge, TheThe First Purge Zoey Sandin Archival footage
2018 Acquainted Cheri Also executive producer
2020 Swing of Things, TheThe Swing of Things Georgia
2021 Cosmic Sin Fiona Ardene
TBA Arcana Short film; also executive producer; post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Neighbours Lolly Allen Main role; 46 episodes
2009 Power Rangers RPM Tenaya 7/15 Main role; 32 episodes
2010 Secrets of the Mountain Jade Ann James Television film
2010 Pretty Tough Charlie Main role; 5 episodes
2013 Teen Wolf Cora Hale Recurring role; 12 episodes
2013–2017 Reign Mary, Queen of Scots Lead role; 78 episodes
2015 Whose Line is it Anyway? Herself Episode 11.2
2016–2018 Dragons: Race to the Edge Queen Mala Recurring voice role; 11 episodes
2017 Can't Buy My Love Lilly Springer Television film
2017–2018 Once Upon a Time Drizella/Ivy Belfrey Recurring role; 13 episodes
2018 Midnight Kiss, AA Midnight Kiss Mia Pearson Television film
2019 Into the Dark Wendy Episode: "Uncanny Annie"
2019 A Sweet Christmas Romance Holly Grant Television film
2019–2020 SEAL Team Rebecca Bowen Recurring role; 9 episodes
2020 This Is Us Hailey Damon Guest role
2022 - present Grey's Anatomy Dr. Jules Millin Main role; Season 19


Year Title Role Venue
2000 The Wizard of Oz Munchkin Mayor
2001 Fiddler on the Roof Hodel
2004 Oliver! Soloist
2004 Our Day Out Lead
2005 Anything Goes Chorus

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2008 Logie Awards Most Popular New Female Talent Neighbours Nominated
2014 Monte-Carlo Television Festival Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series Reign Nominated
2014 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Breakout Star: Female Nominated

See also

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