We’ve seen her as a mermaid (H2O: Just Add Water), a vampire (on her current series, The Vampire Diaries) and even a “mean girl,” (Mean Girls 2) but Lucky finally got the chance to get to know the real Claire Holt. This 24-year-old Australian native plays Rebekah, a mysterious and vindictive vampire on the CW show, basically a ticking bomb waiting to attack.
She looks pretty great as a teenage vamp with looks that kill—think consistently dark wardrobe and often braided hair—but Holt’s cool off-screen style makes her even more intriguing. Read on to see some of her favorite products, with brands ranging from French to Australian. Check more out here
A FRAT PARTY AND A FLASHBACK TO 12TH CENTURY ITALY — Damon (Ian Somerhalder) goes with Elena (Nina Dobrev) and Bonnie (Kat Graham) to visit Whitmore College, where Professor Shane (guest star David Alpay, “The Borgias”) is taking over the Occult Studies classes formerly taught by Bonnie’s grandmother. At a fraternity costume party, Damon takes advantage of the wild scene to give Elena a lesson in choosing a victim. Rebekah’s (Claire Holt) attempt to buy Matt’s (Zach Roerig) forgiveness falls flat, but she is intrigued by unexpected news from Klaus (Joseph Morgan). When Stefan (Paul Wesley) questions Klaus about Connor’s (guest star Todd Williams) motives, Klaus reveals a long-ago encounter with a powerful group of vampire hunters, but it’s Rebekah who delivers the information that stuns Stefan.
NEW YORK — Australian actress Claire Holt knew her career choice would take her to Hollywood, but the small town of Covington, Ga., was a different story.
The 24-year-old is a cast member of “The Vampire Diaries,” which films in Covington, about 45 miles outside Atlanta, most of the year. The show premieres its fourth season on The CW on Thursday.
“I didn’t really think about a television show sending me somewhere else,” Holt said in a recent interview.”
She was hired to appear in a few episodes early in the show’s third season, but the role was expanded.
Filming runs from June to April. Holt describes getting used to the area and the intense humidity in the summer as “an adjustment,” though she’s now feeling more comfortable. Continue reading