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Shannon Marie Woodward (born December 17, 1984) is an American actress, best known for her roles as Sabrina Collins on the FOX sitcom Raising Hope (2010–2014) and Elsie Hughes on the HBO science-fiction thriller series Westworld (2016–2018).
Woodward in 2017
Shannon Marie Woodward
December 17, 1984
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
Woodward's first on-screen acting job came in 1991 when she played the recurring role of Missy on Nickelodeon's television series Clarissa Explains It All. She reprised this role twice during the show's five seasons. Woodward next appeared in made-for-television films: Family Reunion: A Relative Nightmare (1995) and Tornado! (1996). In 1997, she played an uncredited role in the CBS miniseries True Women.
Between 2000 and 2007, Woodward played a number of minor roles in various television shows including The Drew Carey Show, Grounded for Life, Malcolm in the Middle, Crossing Jordan, Without a Trace, Psych, and Boston Public.
Woodward's big-screen debut came in 2005 when she played Emma Sharp, the daughter of a Texas Ranger assigned to protect a group of cheerleaders who witnessed a murder in the action comedy Man of the House.
In 2007, Woodward got her big break in the series The Riches, which aired for two seasons (2007–2008) on cable network FX. She played the role of Di Di Malloy, the teen daughter and middle child in an American family of Irish Travellers. After The Riches ended, Woodward played the role of Leah in the film The Haunting of Molly Hartley.
Woodward shot the 2009 pilot Limelight, about a New York City school for performing arts, but the series was not picked up. That same year, Woodward had a recurring role on the final season of NBC's ER, as Kelly Taggart, the younger sister of nurse Samantha "Sam" Taggart. She also starred in another teen thriller, The Shortcut.
Woodward appeared in her friend Katy Perry's music video "Hot n Cold" and had a cameo role in Perry's documentary/concert film Katy Perry: Part of Me. Perry, in turn, guest-starred in a season two episode of Raising Hope.
|2005||Man of the House||Emma Sharp|
|2007||Sunny & Share Love You||Girl on the Street|
|2008||The Haunting of Molly Hartley||Leah|
|2012||Katy Perry: Part of Me||Herself|
|2015||The Breakup Girl||Claire|
|2019||Ode to Joy||Liza|
|1991–1993||Clarissa Explains It All||Missy||Episodes: "Revenge", "Alter Ego"|
|1994||Clarissa Explains It All||Alien 3||Episode: "UFO"|
|1995||Family Reunion: A Relative Nightmare||Leigh Dooley||Television film|
|1997||True Women||Young Cherokee Woods (age 13)||Television film|
|2000||The Drew Carey Show||Girl in Cafeteria||Episode: "Be Drew to Your School"|
|2001||Crossing Jordan||Lucy||Episode: Pilot; uncredited|
|2001||Malcolm in the Middle||Tammy||Episode: "Houseboat"|
|2001–2002||Grounded for Life||Kristina||3 episodes|
|2002||Greetings from Tucson||Chrissy||Episode: "Popularity"|
|2003||Without a Trace||Vicki Johnson||Episode: "Sons and Daughters"|
|2003||Boston Public||Allison / Marianne Karr||Episode: "Chapter 69", "Chapter 74"|
|2004||Medical Investigation||Danielle Johnson||Episode: "The Unclean"|
|2005||Quintuplets||Bailey||Episode: "Chutes and Letters"|
|2006||Cold Case||Raquel Montero (1994)||Episode: "Detention"|
|2007||Psych||Alice Bundy||Episode: "Scary Sherry: Bianca's Toast"|
|2007||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Cecilia Strayer||Episode: "Svengali"|
|2007–2008||The Riches||Di Di Malloy||Main role|
|2009||Limelight||Zoe Green||Television film|
|2009||Criminal Minds||Linda Jones||Episode: "Zoe's Reprise"|
|2009||ER||Kelly Taggart||Episodes: "A Long, Strange Trip", "T-Minus-6"|
|2010–2014||Raising Hope||Sabrina Collins||Main role|
|2012||Garfunkel and Oates||Jane||TV series|
|2016–2018||Westworld||Elsie Hughes||Main role (seasons 1-2)|
|2017||The Guest Book||Marla||Episode: "Story Seven"|
|2017||Last Week Tonight with John Oliver||Female Forensic Scientist||Episode: "Forensic Science"|
|2018||Portlandia||Shannon||Episode: "Open Relationship"|
|2018||Drunk History||Ida Tarbell||Episode: "Underdogs"|
|TBA||The Last of Us Part II||Dina||Voice role|
- Ford, Rebecca; McClintock, Pamela (April 30, 2015). "Cannes: J.K. Simmons, Emile Hirsch to Star in 'The Runaround' (Exclusive)". hollywoodreporter.com. Retrieved August 7, 2015.
- Goldberg, Lesley (August 6, 2014). "HBO's 'Westworld' Adds Jeffrey Wright, Shannon Woodward, 4 More". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 4, 2014.
- Wojnar, Zak (April 7, 2017). "Westworld Actor To Be Featured In The Last Of Us Part II". Game Informer. Retrieved June 8, 2017.