Violett Beane, born May 18, 1996, is an American actress, best known for her role as Jesse Chambers Wells or Jesse Quick in The CW’s The Flash, as well as Markie Cameron in the 2018 horror movie Truth or Dare. Take a look below for 15 more interesting and fun facts about Violett Beane.
1. Beane was born in St. Petersburg, Florida.
2. When she was 10 years old, her family moved to Austin, Texas, where she grew up and which she continues to call home.
3. After moving to Austin, Beane fell in love with performing and took theater all throughout middle and high school.
4. Though Beane always felt like she was meant to perform in some way, it wasn’t until her senior year of high school that she turned her focus towards pursuing acting professionally.
5. In 2015, Beane landed a recurring role in season 2 of the HBO series, The Leftovers.
6. Beane played Taylor Truitt, a local girl in Jarden, Texas, who went missing along with two other girls.
7. Following The Leftovers, Beane was cast in The CW’s hit superhero drama The Flash as Jesse Chambers Wells, the daughter of Earth-2 Harrison Wells.
8. Beane returned as Jesse in season 3 of The Flash.
9. Beane is set to recur in the Fox medical drama series The Resident as Lily, a cancer patient under the care of Dr. Conrad Hawkins and Dr. Devon Pravesh. Abandoned by her fiance and far from home, Lily inspired the hospital staff to be protective and emotionally involved in her outcome.
10. On May 24, 2017, Beane was cast as Markie Cameron in the Blumhouse supernatural movie Truth or Dare.
11. Beane’s movie credits include the indie horror movie Flay, Slash, and the documentary Tower, which focuses on the University of Texas at Austin shooting in 1966, which was the first mass school shooting in the United States.
12. In Tower, Beane portrays Claire Wilson, who was eight months pregnant during the mas shooting at the University of Texas and lost her unborn baby and boyfriend that day.
13. Beane is a vegan and posed nude for PETA in support of that lifestyle.
14. In 2016, Beane portrayed Maya Collin in Chicago P.D. in the episode “Some Friend.”
15. In 2018, Beane portrayed Jesse Wells in DC’s Legends of Tomorrow in the episode “Necromancing the Stone.”