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Scarlett Byrne
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Birth Date 6 October 1990 (1990-10-06) (age 33)
Hometown Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom

Appearance(s) 27 Week 4: Trio Dances

Scarlett Hannah Byrne Hefner is an English actress and model. She is best known for her roles as Pansy Parkinson in the Harry Potter series, as Lexi in the TV series Falling Skies, and as Nora Hildegard in the TV series The Vampire Diaries.

She was a guest performer in Dancing with the Stars.


Byrne began her acting career in 2005 in the short film CryBaby before portraying Chloe Daniels in an episode of the British TV drama Doctors.

In 2009 Byrne got the role of Pansy Parkinson in the sixth film in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and reprised her role in the final two films of the series. Following the end of that series, she played Brittany in Lake Placid: The Final Chapter, and appeared in several short videos written by fellow Harry Potter actor Jessie Cave for her website Pindippy.

During 2013, Byrne played the role of Sarah in the short film Lashes. Byrne became a regular cast member for the fourth season of the sci-fi show Falling Skies. She moved to Vancouver for the filming of Falling Skies. While she departs the series at the end of Season 4, Byrne reprises the role in the penultimate episode of the series, "Reunion".

In 2015, she joined The Vampire Diaries as witch-vampire hybrid, heretic, Nora Hildegard. Byrne was a major recurring character in the seventh season of the series and appeared in twelve episodes. The character was then killed in the sixteenth episode along with her fiancee Mary-Louise. She also had a guest appearance role in an episode of the MTV comedy series Mary + Jane.

In 2017, Byrne played Lisa in the action-thriller film Skybound, alongside Gavin Stenhouse. In February 2017, Byrne posed nude for Playboy magazine.

In 2019, Byrne portrayed Bronwyn, a witch in Morgan le Fey’s coven in Marvel's Runaways.

Personal Life[]

In August 2015, Byrne became engaged to Hugh Hefner's son, Cooper Hefner, in London. In November 2019, Byrne and Hefner both announced and confirmed on their official and verified Instagram accounts that they are married.

Dancing with the Stars 27[]

In October 2018, she joined Evanna Lynch and her partner Keo Motsepe on the trio dance in Week 4 of Season 27.