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Freya Tingley
General Information
Gender: Female
Birthday: March 26, 1994
Age: 26
Birthplace: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Nationality: Australian
Social Networks: Instagram
Other Information
Height: 5'2"
Occupation(s): Actress
Talents: Acting
Series Information
Character: Wendy Darling
First appearance: Second Star to the Right
Last appearance: The New Neverland

Freya Tingley is an Australian-born actress.

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Tingley's first professional role was "Young Joan" in Caryl Churchill's play Far Away for The Black Swan Theatre Company in 2008. Since then she has appeared in a number of films including the short Bootleg, a singing role in the short Light as a Feather, directed by Damien Spiccia, X, directed by Jon Hewitt, and 3 voice-overs for the production Bully for You. She appeared in the television miniseries Cloudstreet based on Tim Winton's novel, in a support role as "Young Hat Lamb".

In 2011, she played the lead as a deaf girl, in the short film Beneath the Waves by director Renee Marie. This role required Freya to learn sign language.

In 2012, Tingley was cast in Hemlock Grove, the Netflix series produced by Eli Roth in which she plays Christina Wendall.

In 2013, Tingley was cast in Once Upon a Time as Wendy, a 13-year-old girl based on the heroine Wendy Darling from the novel Peter Pan. Tingley won the part of Wendy after one audition upon impressing producers with her ability to project a British accent. Wendy was only seen in a number of episodes and helped Peter Pan (Robbie Kay) gain Henry's heart. However, she is then reunited with her family. In 2014, Tingley had the lead role in The Choking Game, a movie made for Lifetime.

Tingley also played Francine Valli in Jersey Boys, directed by Clint Eastwood.

Tingley then starred in the 2016 TV series The Wilding and the film No Way to Live, which centers on an interracial teenage couple in the 1950s robbing and stealing to escape their oppressive town.


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Bootleg Sarah Short
2010 Light as a Feather Sophie Short
2011 X: Night of Vengeance Cindy
Beneath the Waves Eleanor Short
2012 Sticks and Stones Zoe Short
2014 Swelter London
2014 Jersey Boys Francine Valli
2014 Choking Game Taryn
2016 No Way To Live Nora Thomspon
2016 The Disembodied Jennifer Short
2017 The Young Diana
2018 Spinning Man Mary
2017 The Sonata Rose
2020 Year of the Detectives Nic O'Connell
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Cloudstreet Hat Lamb Part 1 and Part 2
2013 Hemlock Grove Christina Wendall Season 1 (series regular)
Once Upon a Time Wendy Darling Recurring role, 5 episodes:
"Second Star to the Right" (season 2: episode 21)
"Dark Hollow" (season 3: episode 7)
"Think Lovely Thoughts" (season 3: episode 8)
"Save Henry" (season 3: episode 9)
"The New Neverland" (season 3: episode 10)
Fashion Police Herself 1 episode
2014 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Karen "Return of the Pumpkinheads" (Season 4, Episode 5)
2017 The Wrong Nanny Blake TV film
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