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Georgina Haig
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General Information
Gender: Female
Birthday: August 3, 1985
Age: 31
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Nationality: Australian
Social Networks: Instgram
Other Information
Height: 5'7"
Occupation(s): Actress
Education: Royal Academy of Dance
Toorak College
University of Melbourne
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts
Talents: Acting
Family & Friends
Family: Julian Haig (sibling)
Russell Hagg (father)
Relationships: Josh Mapleston (husband)
Series Information
Character: Queen Elsa
First appearance: A Tale of Two Sisters
Last appearance: Heroes and Villains

Michelle Georgina Haig is an Australian film and television actress, known for her roles in the Australian children's television series The Elephant Princess, as well as the American television series Fringe and Once Upon a Time.

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Early life and education

Haig was born in Melbourne, and grew up on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, Australia. Her father, Russell Hagg, is an Australian script writer and film maker, whose credits include BMX Bandits, The Cup, Cash and Company and Blue Heelers. She has one younger sibling, Julian Haig. Throughout her childhood and into adolescence she studied ballet, obtaining Grade 8 with the Royal Academy of Dance. Haig attended Red Hill Consolidated School and then Toorak College for her high school education. She was a head prefect and completed her Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award. She was accepted into the University of Melbourne to study Arts but deferred for one year to teach English in Vietnam at the Hanoi University of Science and Technology with Lattitude Global Volunteering. A year after returning to Melbourne to pursue her studies Haig was accepted in the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts to study acting. She graduated in 2008 at age 23.

Career

In her first year out of drama school Haig landed roles in two Australian feature films, Wasted on the Young and Road Train. She secured a recurring guest role in two seasons of the crime drama Underbelly. From 2009 to 2010 she also starred in the children's television series The Elephant Princess.

In 2010 she won a Best Actress Scream Festival award for her performance in thriller Crawl. She was considered for the role of Andromeda in the film Wrath of the Titans alongside several other actresses. The part ultimately went to Rosamund Pike. Haig was also considered for the role of Gwen Stacy in the 2012 film The Amazing Spider-Man, but lost the part to Emma Stone.

In 2012, she appeared in the internationally acclaimed Australian film The Sapphires, and made several guest appearances on the American FOX science-fiction series Fringe, as Henrietta "Etta" Bishop. She appeared in Dance Academy and had a guest role in an episode of comedy series A Moody Christmas.

Haig started 2013 with work on the sketch comedy show The Elegant Gentleman's Guide to Knife Fighting, playing a variety of characters. She then secured the lead role of Lee Anne in the CBS legal drama Reckless, where she played Lee Anne a cop caught up in corruption at the Charleston Police Department. During that year she played the rock journalist Paula Yates in the miniseries INXS: Never Tear Us Apart, and defense lawyer Jasmine in the black comedy The Mule.

She worked with Australian comedian Lawrence Leung and husband Josh Mapleston on ABC Australia's farcical kung-fu comedy Maximum Choppage in 2014. Later that year she secured the much coveted role of Disney's Queen Elsa in the fourth season of Once Upon a Time.

In July 2015, Haig was cast in Syfy futuristic pilot Incorporated, but the role was later recast with Allison Miller. In November 2015, it was announced that Haig would have a recurring role along side Bradley Cooper and Jake McDorman in the first season of CBS' crime drama Limitless. She starred as Annabel in Childhood's End, a Syfy three-part miniseries, based on a story by Arthur C. Clarke. In March 2016, she was cast as the female lead in The CW's Untitled Mars Project pilot.

Personal life

In June 2014, Haig married screenwriter and actor Josh Mapleston. In March 2017, their daughter Greta was born.


Filmography

Year Title Type Role
2008 Iris Short Chloe
2009 - 2010 Underbelly TV Series Georgina Freeman
2010 Road Kill Liz
2010 Wasted on the Young Simone
2010 Rescue Special Ops TV Series Emma Griffiths
2010 Lest We Forget Short Cheryl
2011 The Elephant Princess TV Series Zamira
2011 Crawl Marilyn Burns
2011 Recon 6 Short Christine
2012 Dance Academy TV Series Mistii
2012 The Sapphires Glynis
2012 A Moody Christmas TV Mini-Series Patience
2012 Fringe TV Series Henrietta Bishop
2013 The Elegant Gentleman's Guide to Knife Fighting TV Mini-Series Various Characters
2013 Nerve Grace
2014 Never Tear Us Apart: The Untold Story of INXS TV Mini-Series Paula Yates
2014 The Mule Jasmine Griffiths
2014 Reckless TV Series Lee Anne Marcus
2014 Once Upon a Time TV Series Queen Elsa
2015 Maximum Choppage TV Series Elle Crawford
2015 Childhood's End TV Mini-Series Annabel Stormgren
2016 Limitless TV Series Piper Baird
2016 Mars Project TV Movie Gina Nolan
2018 The Crossing TV Series Dr. Sophie Forbin
2019 Where We Disappear Anastasia
2019 Radio Silence TV Movie Jill Peterman
2019 Secret Bridesmaids' Business TV Series Olivia Cotterill
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