This article will give you every detail you need to know about the favorite star members of The Haunting of Hill House cast in real life.
The Haunting of Hill House is an American supernatural horror drama television series which is created and directed by Mike Flanagan and produced by Amblin Television and Paramount Television, for Netflix and it is the first television series in The Haunting anthology series. The series is based on the novel by Shirley Jackson in 1959. Despite the first impression of the show that it would simply scare you, The Haunting of Hill House slowly turns into a spellbinding masterpiece full of sorrow and longing. With some mesmerizing acting in particular from Carla Gugino as the mother of the Crain family, the series shows the tragic events played out in Hill House around 20 years prior and the stain they left behind. Every episode oozes emotion, creating a bunch of characters so frail and fickle you can see them in yourself.
In this article, we will talk about the personal lives, careers, and relationships of the stars in the 21 Jump Street cast. Let us have an insight into the real lives of the following members of The Haunting of Hill House.
Victoria Pedretti (Eleanor Crain Vance)
Victoria Pedretti, born on March 23, 1995, is an American actress who portrayed the role of the adult Eleanor ‘Eleanor Crain Vance’ in the Netflix horror series The Haunting of Hill House in 2018 and also portrayed Danielle ‘Dani’ Clayton in the follow-up The Haunting of Bly Manor in 2020. Predretii also played the character of Love Quinn in the Netflix thriller series named You.
She attended Pennsbury High School in Fairless Hills and the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in Pittsburgh from where she got a Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting in 2017.
Pedretti was born in Pennsylvania. She was also diagnosed with ADD at the early age of six.
Oliver Jackson-Cohen (Luke Crain)
Oliver Mansour Jackson-Cohen, born on October 24, 1986, is an English film actor and model who is famous for his role as Adrian Griffin in the 2020 remake of The Invisible Man. He also portrayed the character of Luke Crain and Peter Quint for the Netflix television series The Haunting of Hill House in 2018 as well as in its second series The Haunting of Bly Manor in 2020 respectively. He also played a recurring character in the Television series Dracula in 2013.
He attended the Youngblood Theatre Company during weekends. He also attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York City due to not getting admission in the drama school in London.
Kate Siegel (Theodora Crain)
Kate Gordon Siegelbaum, born on August 9, 1982, is known by the name of Kate Siegel in the industry. She is an American actress as well as a screenwriter who is well known for her collaboration movies with the filmmaker Mike Flangan, her husband, appearing in the film Oculus, Hush, Gerald’s Game Ouija: Origin of Evil. She has also worked in the television series The Haunting of Hill House and The Haunting of Bly Manor.
Siegel is Jewish. She was born in Silver Spring in Maryland. She graduated from Syracuse University in 2004. She married director Mike Flanagan in 2006 and has two kids in addition to being stepmother of Flanagan’s first son.
Henry Thomas (Thomas)
Henry Jackson Thomas Jr., born on September 9, 1971, is an American actor as well as a musician who is famous for performance as Elliott in the movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. He also portrayed the character of Thomas in the television series The Haunting of Hill House in 2018 and its follow-up television series The Haunting of Bly Manor in 2020.
Thomas was born in San Antonio, Texas, and attended Blinn College for studies.
Carla Gugino (Olivia Crain)
Carla Gugino, born on August 29, 1971, is an American actress who gained recognition at first for her starring roles as Ingrid Cortez in the Spy Kids Trilogy. She also appeared in movies such as Troop Beverly Hills and This Boy’s Life before getting fame. Gugino also performed prominent roles in movies including Rebecca Hutman in Night At The Museum, Laurie Roberts in American Gangster, Sally Jupiter in Watchmen, Dr. Vera Gorski in Sucker Punch, Emma Gaines in San Andreas, and Jessie Burlingame in Gerald’s Game.
Gugino also portrayed the main lead character in the crime drama series Karen Sisco, the science fiction series Threshold, the supernatural horror television series The Haunting of Hill House as Olivia Crain. She also appeared in the follow-up series of The Haunting of Hill House name The Haunting of Bly Manor.
Elizabeth Reaser (Shirley Crain Harris)
Elizabeth Ann Reaser, born on July 2, 1975, is an American film as well as television and a stage actress. She has also played a variety of roles in various movies including Stay, The Family Stone, Sweet Land, Against the Current, The Twilight Saga, Young Adult, and Ouija: Origin of Evil. She has also played prominent characters in Television series as well including Saved, Grey’s Anatomy, The Ex-List, The Good Wife, True Detective, and The Handmaid’s Tale. She also portrayed the character of Shirley Crain Harris in the television series The Haunting of Hill House.
Reaser was born in Michigan was in the middle of her three sisters. She attended Oakland University after high school for one year and then also attended the Juilliard School’s Drama Division where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1999.
Michiel Huisman (Steven Crain)
Michiel Huisman, born on July 18, 1981, is a Dutch actor as well as a musician and a songwriter plus singer. He has acted in Dutch as well as English language television series and movies. Huisman played many well-known characters including Ellis Jones in the fantasy romance film The Age of Adaline, Sonny on the television series Treme, Daario Naharis on the television series Game of Thrones. He also portrayed the role of Steven Crain on the television series The Haunting of Hill House. He has also played numerous recurring roles on many television series such as Cal Morrison on Orphan Black.
Huiman acted internationally for the first time in his life in the Dutch soap opera Goede tijden, slechte tijden. He also played many starring roles in various television series as well as movies including Costa, Floris, and Full Moon Party. He has also portrayed a supporting character in Black Book. He was also a part of a band called Fontane during the early years of his acting career.
Mckenna Grace (Theodora Crain)
Mckenna Grace, born on June 25, 2006, is an American teen actress. She started acting as a professional at the early age of six. Her earliest roles include the character of Jasmine Bernstein in the Disney XD sitcom Crash & Bernstein and Faith Newman in the soap opera The Young and the Restless.
Grace is also well known for portraying her role of Penny Kirkman in the ABC Netflix show Designated Survivor. She is also famous for playing the character of Rose Harbenberger in the Netflix comedy series Fuller House, Mary Adler in the Marc Webb drama film Gifted. She was starred as Christmas Flint in the movie Troop Zero. Also, she portrayed the role of young Theodora Crain in the Netflix supernatural horror series The Haunting of Hill House.
Julian Hilliard (Lukre Crain)
Julian Hilliard, born in 2011, is nine years of his age who is best known for The Haunting of Hill House, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It and also for the role Penny Dreadful: City of Angels.
He is the only child. He had his debut film in 2018 in the movies Never Going Back. He is represented by Linda McAlister Talent. He also garnered national attention for his role as Young Luke on the Netflix show The Haunting of Hill House.
Katie Parker (Poppy Hill)
Kate Parker, born on January 5, 1986, in Virginia, USA. She is an actress who is well known for the television series Absentia and Halt and Catch Fire, She also played the role of Poppy Hill in the television series The Haunting of Hill House.
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