Kaya Rose Humphrey Scodelario (London, England, March 13, 1992), but known as Kaya Scodelario, is an English actress. She is the most known for her roles as Effy Stonem in the teen drama of the British television channel E4, Skins (2007-2010, 2013), and Teresa in the film series The Maze Runner (2014-2018).
Other roles include Catherine Earnshaw in Wuthering Heights by Andrea Arnold (2011), Carol Ann Boone in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile (2019), and Katarina Baker in Spinning Out (2020), Netflix original series.
Personal Information of Kaya Scodelario:
Full Name: Kaya Rose Scodelario-Davis, Kaya Rose Humphrey
Nick Name: Kaya
Date of Birth: March 13, 1992
Age: 28 Year Old (2020)
Birth Place: Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Boyfriend: Elliott Tittensor (Ex), Jack O’Connell (Ex)
Sun Sign: Pisces
Spouse/Ex-: Benjamin Walker (M. 2015)
Father: Roger Humphrey
Mother: Katia Scodelario
Diseases & Disabilities: Dyslexia
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Height: 5’6″ (168 cm),
Weight: 55 Kg (121 Poundds)
Dress Size: 4 US
Shoes Size: 8 US
Active Years: 2004- Present
Early Life of Kaya Scodelario:
Scodelario was born Kaya Rose Humphrey in Haywards Heath, England. Her mother, Katia Scodelario, is Brazilian from Itu, São Paulo, who moved to England in 1990; Scodelario’s last name comes from his mother’s Italian grandfather.
His father, Roger Humphrey (died November 22, 2010), was British. Scodelario’s parents divorced when she was a child and her mother raised her in London, later adopting her surname and learning Portuguese.
Personal Life of Kaya Scodelario:
Scodelario dated her Skins co-star, Jack O’Connell, for about a year before splitting up in June 2009, being good friends.
Scodelario married actor Benjamin Walker in December 2015; they began dating during the filming of The King’s Daughter in early 2014. They have one son. Actor Daniel Kaluuya is their son’s godfather.
She was voted 13th in the UK edition of FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women in the World 2010. Scodelario revealed she has dyslexia in 2010.
In October 2017, as part of the #MeToo movement, Scodelario revealed that she had been sexually assaulted thirteen years earlier by someone who is protected by “family members” in Brazil.
Professional Life of Kaya Scodelario:
In 2007, at the age of 14 and with no acting experience, Scodelario was cast in the first series of Skins as Effy Stonem. At the auditions, Scodelario was discouraged because he felt he was too young, but a producer told him to stay and was asked to read the role.
While Scodelario’s role in the first series had minimal conversation lines, his character developed considerably during 2008. He eventually became the central character in the 2009 and 2010 series after the cast had been replaced by a new generation of characters. This made Effy one of the only characters to appear from series 1 to series 4.
Filming began in July and Scodelario said that November 18, 2009, was his last day of filming for the series and that he would miss being in. the program.
Scodelario left after the fourth series, making way for the third generation of characters. Her performance was praised by critics, and she was nominated twice for Best Actress at the TV Quick Awards, in 2009 and 2010.
In the episode “Fire”, one of three parts of the seventh (and final) season of Skins Scodelario reprized the role of Effy. It is a two-part representation of her life as an adult, lasting two hours. She claims that “Fire” is “more like a movie” and that it could be related to Effy’s struggle to change from a teenager to an adult.
Scodelario made his film debut in the science fiction thriller Moon, which premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, receiving positive reviews. In her second film, Shank, she plays a teenage girl, Tasha.
The film was released on March 26, 2010. Additionally, he appeared in the 2010 remake of Clash of the Titans as Peshet.
In April 2010, Scodelario confirmed her casting as Cathy in an adaptation of Wuthering Heights directed by Andrea Arnold. The film premiered at the Venice Film Festival in September 2011. to generally positive reviews, and Scodelario was hailed as a “heartbreaking revelation.
“Wuthering Heights was also featured at several international film festivals, including the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, the London Film Festival, and the Sundance Film Festival of 2012.
In 2011, she was signed to play Sally Weaver in a British thriller, Twenty8k. The film was released in September 2012. In late June, Scodelario announced that she had signed on to star in Now is Good with Dakota Fanning.
The film is based on Jenny Downham’s novel Before I Die, about a teenage girl with leukemia who makes a list of things to do before she dies. She plays Zoey, the protagonist’s best friend. In late September,
In 2011, Scodelario filmed a television series for BBC One, True Love, an improvised series comprising five independent episodes, each covering a different dilemma related to love. She appears in the third plot as Karen, her teacher’s love interest, played by Billie Piper.
In January 2012, Scodelario made her first American film, The Truth About Emanuel, in Los Angeles. She plays the main character, Emanuel, a troubled 17-year-old girl who takes care of her new neighbor Linda’s “baby“, who is actually a very realistic doll.
It had a limited release on January 10, 2014. In April 2012, Scodelario filmed a cameo for the movie Spike Island. He also participated in an advertising campaign for the Korean jewelry brand J. Estina.
In 2013, he starred in the Channel 4 Southcliffe’s four-part drama series, which tells the story of a fictional English town devastated by a series of shootings, exploring the tragedy through the eyes of a journalist and those close to the victims.
She was signed into The Maze Runner film franchise in April 2013 as the female lead, Teresa, in the first film, based on the James Dashner novel of the same name released in September 2014, and its sequel, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials. , released in September 2015.
She starred in lead roles in the 2015 home invasion thriller Tiger House and the film adaptation of The Kings Daughter, however after finalizing production in 2014 this film has yet to be He also had a starring role in the sequel Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, released on May 26, 2017.
Scodelario reprized the role of Teresa in Maze Runner: The Death Cure. The film will open on February 17, 2017, but after co-star Dylan O’Brien was injured on set, the film was delayed until January 26, 2018.
The year 2019 brought new projects for Scodelario. The first, released in May 2019, was Extremely Wicked,Shockingly Evil, and Vile, about the serial killer Ted Bundy, where he plays his wife Carole Ann Boone.
The second has Scodelario as the protagonist of the latest film by Alexandre Aja’s horror Crawl, which was filmed in Belgrade and released in July 2019 to positive reviews. Scodelario signed up to lead a new Netflix series, an avant-garde figure skating drama called Spinning Out in 2019.
In In spring 2019, Scodelario became the face of Cartier’s new jewelry line, Clash de Cartier, and filmed the latest adaptation of Agatha Christie’s miniseries, The Pale Horse, for Amazon and BBC.