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Kaya Scodelario

Born: February 13, 1992, London - England

Kaya Scodelario is an English-Brazilian actress.

Kaya Scodelario was born in London, England. Right away, there was something different about her. Although she had a British upbringing, Kaya Scodelario had Brazilian roots and she spent time learning Portuguese until she was fluent in the language.

At the age of 14, Kaya Scodelario decided to pursue acting and she auditioned for “Skins”, the debut series for new channel E4. Amazingly, she landed the role of Effy despite the fact that she had no other acting experience to speak of. Maybe it was a stroke of luck or a glimpse of raw natural talent, but either way, Scodelario was pleased to have the opportunity and joined the show in January 2007.

After an inauspicious debut in which she had no lines, Scodelario's role of Effy proved to be quite a test. At the forefront of many disasters, including stalkers, death, and sexual pressures, Effy became a fan favourite for her ability to somehow resolve testing life situations while keeping her head above water. As the role became more challenging, Scodelario came to like it even more since she likened Effy's difficulties and loss of friends to real life.

After two seasons of “Skins”, the series endured an overhaul at the end of 2007. Feeling that most of the characters had run their course, every character was written out of the series except for Effy. This was a significant change because it meant that Scodelario would be the most recognizable face for season three.

As Scodelario waited for the new season of “Skins” to begin, she has taken advantage of her recent clout to seek out additional career opportunities. She joined the elite agency Models 1 and soon had a photo-op as the cover model for SUPERSUPER Magazine. Scodelario made her feature film debut with a role in the 2009 film “Moon”, starring Sam Rockwell as an astronaut suffering from surreal encounters while on the lunar planet.

In recent years, Scodelario starred in “Clash of the Titans”, “The Maze Runner” films, “Tiger House”, and “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”.


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Poster of Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)

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Thriller |
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Young hero, Thomas, embarks on a mission to find a cure to a deadly disease known as the \Flare\.

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Poster of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

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| 129 Min

Captain Jack Sparrow is pursued by an old rival, Captain Salazar, who along with his crew of ghost pirates has escaped from the Devil's Triangle, and is determined to kill every pirate at sea. Jack seeks the Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that grants its possessor total control over th...

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Poster of Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)

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Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. Teaming up with resistance fighters, the Gladers take on...

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Tiger House (2015)

Movie
South Africa |
United Kingdom |
| 80 Min

A young gymnast battles a group of bank robbers at the home of her boyfriend.

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Poster of The Maze Runner
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The Maze Runner (2014)

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Sci-Fi |
Thriller |
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| 113 Min

Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow \runners\ for a shot at escape.

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Poster of Twenty8K
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Twenty8K (2012)

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United Kingdom |
| 106 Min

A teenage boy is gunned down outside a nightclub and a young girl dies in a hit and run in two seemingly unrelated deaths. Deeva Jani, returns home to clear her brother Vipon of the shooting and soon discovers a much deeper conspiracy.

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Poster of Wuthering Heights
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Wuthering Heights (2011)

Movie
Drama |
Romance |
United Kingdom |
| 129 Min

A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy. Based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte.

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Poster of Clash of the Titans
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Clash of the Titans (2010)

Movie
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Adventure |
Fantasy |
USA |
| 106 Min

Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and unleash hell on earth. Battling unholy demons and fearsom...

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Poster of Moon
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Moon (2009)

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Sci-Fi |
United Kingdom |
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| 97 Min

With only three weeks left in his three year contract, Sam Bell is getting anxious to finally return to Earth. He is the only occupant of a Moon-based manufacturing facility along with his computer and assistant, GERTY. The long period of time alone however has resulted in him talking to himself for...

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Poster of Skins
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Skins (2007)

TV Show
United Kingdom |
| 44 Min

Skins is a British teen drama that follows the lives of a group of teenagers in Bristol, South West England, through the two years of sixth form. Its controversial storylines have explored issues such as dysfunctional families, mental illness, adolescent sexuality, substance abuse, death and bullyin...

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