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Stephanie Corneliussen (born April 28, 1987) is a Danish actress and model best known for her role as Joanna Wellick in Mr. Robot.

Stephanie Corneliussen
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Corneliussen at WonderCon 2017
Stephanie Corneliussen

(1987-04-28) April 28, 1987 (age 32)
  • Actress
  • model
Years active2000–present

Early lifeEdit

Corneliussen was born in Copenhagen and attended Johannesskolen in Frederiksberg and studied ballet in Copenhagen.[1] She has a degree in graphic design.[2]

She was discovered at age 13 and encouraged to enter the Supermodel of Scandinavia contest, which was orchestrated by Jacqueline Friis Mikkelsen, the CEO of Unique Models, an international modeling agency based in Copenhagen. She won the contest and subsequently began her international modeling career.[1][3] While still expanding her modeling career, she began studying in the United Kingdom in 2007, and in 2011 she relocated to Los Angeles.[3]


Corneliussen has been on the cover of and featured in many magazines, including GQ, Vanity Fair, treats!, Vs., Playboy, and Vogue.[4][5][6][7] She has also appeared in several ad campaigns and commercials for brands like bebe, Armani, Dasani, Lexus and Nikon.[4][8]

She has had guest appearances on the USA Network medical drama series Royal Pains, the NBC sitcom Bad Judge and the TV Land sitcom The Exes.[9] On July 30, 2012, Corneliussen appeared in Matchbox Twenty's official video for She's So Mean as the mayhem wielding girl.[10]

For the American anthology horror television series American Horror Story, Corneliussen portrayed the "White Nun", the face representing the second season, subtitled Asylum. In 2013, she appeared in the film Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, and the following year she portrayed Tatiana in HBO's Emmy Award nominated TV film Hello Ladies.[11]

In 2015, Corneliussen was cast in a recurring role in the USA Network drama–thriller television series Mr. Robot, playing the character of Joanna Wellick.[12] The pilot premiered on May 27, 2015. The show has received critical acclaim and has been nominated for multiple awards, winning the 2015 Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama. Mr. Robot was picked up for a second season.[13] In September 2015, it was announced that Corneliussen had been cast as Valentina Vostok in the CW series DC's Legends of Tomorrow, a spin-off of Arrow and The Flash.[9]

In March 2016, Corneliussen was promoted to series regular and added to the main cast of Mr. Robot.[14] In 2018, she was cast as the mysterious antagonist in the television series Deception. In 2019, she appeared as Gabrielle Haller in Noah Hawley's Legion.

Personal lifeEdit

Corneliussen is bisexual.[15][16] She is an animal-rights advocate and has been a vegan since 2013.[17][18][19]

Corneliussen is currently represented by Scoop Models[20] in Copenhagen.



Year Title Role Notes
2013 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Desert Witch
2014 Hello Ladies: The Movie Tatiana TV movie of Hello Ladies


Year Title Role Notes
2014 The Rebels Gorgeous Intern Ashley Episode: "Pilot"
2014 Royal Pains Sloane Lerner Episode: "Hankmed on the Half Shell"
2015 Bad Judge Appolonia Episode: "Case Closed"
2015 The Exes Nadia Episode: "Him"
2015–17 Mr. Robot Joanna Wellick Main role
2016 Legends of Tomorrow Valentina Vostok Recurring role
2018 Deception Mystery woman Recurring role
2019 Legion Gabrielle Haller Recurring role


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  2. ^ "Sådan slog jeg igennem i L.A." Retrieved 2016-02-14.
  3. ^ a b "PCM International". Archived from the original on 2016-07-13. Retrieved 2016-02-14.
  4. ^ a b, The FMD -. "Stephanie Corneliussen - Fashion Model | Models | Photos, Editorials & Latest News | The FMD". The FMD - Retrieved 2016-02-14.
  5. ^ "Jerica, Stephanie Corneliussen @ Vanity Fair, Italy, February 2012 - Fashion Mags - fashion magazines from the world". Retrieved 2016-02-14.
  6. ^ "stephanie corneliussen". MARIE & THE MAKEUP. Retrieved 2016-02-14.
  7. ^ "NEWSFLASH". Photovogue. Retrieved 2016-02-14.
  8. ^ "Stephanie Corneliussen - IMDbPro". Retrieved 2016-02-14.
  9. ^ a b "Legends of Tomorrow Casts Breakout Mr. Robot Star as DC Ice Queen". TVLine. Retrieved 2016-02-14.
  10. ^ "Stephanie Corneliussen - IMDb". Retrieved 18 October 2019.
  11. ^ JRT. "Stephanie Corneliussen: HBO Says Goodbye to 'Hello Ladies' With a Great Dane [PHOTOS]". College Life, News, Sports, Girls & Entertainment | COED. Retrieved 2016-02-14.
  12. ^ "USA's 'Mr. Robot' Nabs 'Gotham,' 'Sopranos' Actors for Recurring Roles (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2016-02-14.
  13. ^ Andreeva, Nellie. "'Mr. Robot' Gets Second-Season Pickup By USA Ahead Of Series Premiere". Deadline. Retrieved 2016-02-14.
  14. ^ Petski, Denise. "'Mr. Robot' Ups Michael Cristofer & Stephanie Corneliussen To Regulars; Adds Joey Bada$$ & Chris Conroy". Deadline. Retrieved 2016-03-12.
  15. ^ "The Danish Girl". Venice Magazine. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  16. ^ "'Mr. Robots Stephanie Corneliussen Makes Pitch For 'Gotham City Sirens' Poison Ivy". The Movie Network. Retrieved 2016-12-22.
  17. ^ "Stephanie Corneliussen | Activism". Retrieved 2018-10-19.
  18. ^ "Stephanie Corneliussen on instagram". Retrieved 2018-10-19.
  19. ^ "Stephanie Corneliussen on instagram". Retrieved 2018-10-19.
  20. ^ " Stephanie C". Retrieved 2016-03-12.

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