In the world of television and movies, making the transition from child star to teen star and eventually becoming a full-fledged actor/actress can sometimes be an uphill task. However, Australian actress Caitlin Stasey has successfully achieved this feat and she is on a sure path to becoming a Hollywood star.
As a teenager, Stasey headlined the TV series The Sleepover Club. She later took on the role of Rachel Kinski in the long-running soap opera Neighbours for which she gained massive exposure even beyond her home country.
The talented actress was on the main cast of the drama series Reign and equally had a recurring role in the comedy series Please Like Me. On the big screen, Stasey is well known for her performance in the 2010 film adaptation Tomorrow, When the War Began in which she played the lead character.
Who is Caitlin Stasey? Bio & Age
The actress was born Caitlin Jean Stasey on the first day of May 1990 in the city of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. For high school, she schooled at Star of the Sea College. However, she quit regular school at age 15, owing to the demands of her acting career. She eventually completed her high school education via a distance education programme.
Back in 2000, 10-year old Caitlin Stasey joined a performing arts group known as the Australian Girls Choir (AGC) and as a member, she got to perform at several locations across the world. She equally worked on TV commercials as a child. She got her first major acting role on the kiddies series The Sleepover Club (2003-06) starring as the lead star Francesca ‘Frankie’ Thomas. Her next major role was on the soap opera Neighbours (2005-09), starring as series regular Rachel Kinski.
For her first major big-screen role, Stasey landed the leading role of Ellie Linton in the action-adventure film Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010). She has since recorded other notable movie credits across different genres including Evidence (2013), All Cheerleaders Die (2013), Lust for Love (2014) and I, Frankenstein (2014).
She played the main role of Claire during the 4-season run of the Australian comedy series Please Like Me (2013–2016). The talented actress portrayed a main character Lady Kenna in the American drama series Reign (2013-15) and she also featured in the short-lived crime drama series APB. In 2018, Caitlin Stasey recorded guest roles on the legal drama series For the People.
Family: Parents, Siblings
Casey Stacey’s parents are Sally and David Stasey. She has one sibling, a younger sister named Victoria. As a child, the family travelled all around the middle east, owing to the nature of her father’s job. Growing up, Stasey’s family life was totally devoid of any form of religious activity as her father was an atheist and her mother was an agnostic. However, she attended Catholic schools during her childhood and there, she picked up some form of religiosity. She, however, became disenchanted with the Christian faith during her teens.
Is She Gay Or Lesbian?
Casey Stacey’s sexuality had been a subject of controversy in the early days of her career. The actress had at some point identified as a lesbian even though she had been romantically involved with persons of the opposite sex. She also identified as pansexual some time in the past. In a 2015 interview, the actress described her sexuality as being “fluid” and that she prefers not to put any label on it.
Casey Stasey is in a longterm relationship with American actor Lucas Neff, best known for his work on the sitcom Raising Hope. The duo got together in 2014 and have remained inseparable ever since. The couple is reported to have tied the knot in January 2016 in a private ceremony, however, there has been no definite confirmation to this effect. In October 2016, the actress shared pictures of what appeared to be her wedding ceremony but was reluctant to give confirmation to the marriage rumours.
Height and Other Body Measurements
Caitlin Stasey is 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm) tall. The gorgeous petite actress maintains a body weight of 49 kg (108 lb). She has a bust size of 35 inches (89 cm) with waist and hip sizes of 24 inches (61 cm) and 34 inches (87 cm) respectively.