Adelaide Kane (born 9 August, 1990) is an Australian actress. She portrays Mary Stuart on Reign.
Life & Career
Kane was born in Claremont, Western Australia. She was picked to join the cast of Neighbours as Lolly Allen after she entered a competition run by Dolly magazine in 2006. She was given a three-month contract with the show. Kane left her Year 11 class at St Hilda's Anglican School for Girls in the Perth suburb of Mosman Park to move to Melbourne where Neighbours is produced. In December 2006, Daniel Kilkelly from Digital Spy reported that Kane would be leaving the show after her contract was not renewed. At the time of the announcement, Kane had not yet appeared as Lolly on-screen.From March to December 2009, Kane portrayed the character of Tenaya 7/15 on Power Rangers RPM, part of the long-running Power Rangers franchise. The series was shot over a six-month period in Auckland, New Zealand.On 16 April 2010, Kane starred in Secrets of the Mountain, on NBC. A TV family movie, Secrets of the Mountain was shot in Canada, and was co-funded by Wal-Mart and Procter & Gamble. Also in 2010, Kane has a starring role in the Vuguru production Pretty Tough, a 20-episode web series based on the novel of the same name by Liz Tigelaar.On 28 November 2012, it was announced that Kane had joined the cast of Teen Wolf in the recurring role of Cora whom is Derek Hale's younger sister, "a mysterious and beautiful young woman toughened by a life on her own". In February 2013, Kane was cast as Mary, Queen of Scots in The CW drama series Reign.
Adelaide is descended from Mary, Queen of Scots and the House of Stuart through her mother's side.
It is said that she got the role without anyone else being looked at.
She is an avid comic book reader, she stated that her altime favorites are Sin City, Watchmen, Fables, Sandman, Preacher, The Boys, Chew, House of Mysteries, Swamp Thing, Grimm Fairy Tales and American Vampire.