Chelan Simmons is a popular Canadian actress and fashion model. She starred in the films Killer Vacation, Christmas Cottage and It. Chelan has starred in How I Met Your Mother, Supernatural, Grey's Anatomy, Stargate Atlantis and Hannibal.
Biography and personal life
Chelan Simmons was born on October 29, 1982 in Vancouver. She is not the only child in the family. Chelan has a brother and sister. In 2009, Simmons married actor Chris Harrison. The actress's husband starred in the series Smallville. He met Chelan on the set of Monster Island. They dated for 5 years before getting married. Despite the fact that the actors looked closely at each other for a long time, their marriage broke up.
In 2015, the actress remarried. Her second husband is Gregory Street. The couple have been dating since 2013. In 2016, Chelan became a mother. She had a daughter. In 2018, the actress had a second daughter. Simmons is friends with colleague Crystal Lowe. At one time, the girls were business partners. They were co-owners of a fitness club. Simmons has starred in commercials since childhood. In her youth, she was a model, but made a choice in favor of an actress career.
In 1990, Chelan starred in the television horror film "It" based on the work of the same name by Stephen King. The following year, she played the role of Cindy Thompson in Bingo. This is an adventure comedy about a boy and a dog. In 2000, the actress could be seen as Jennifer Martin in the movie Ideal Grooms. The main character finds a ring that has magical powers. In the same year, the series "Edgemont" began with the participation of Simmons. The actress got the role of Crystal in it. The series ran through 2005.
In 2001 Chelan starred in the television film "Sports Pages". The drama is directed by Richard Benjamin. Then she was invited to the TV series "Smallville" for the role of Phyllis Chandler. It ran from 2001 to 2011. In parallel, she began to play Cindy in another TV series - "The Wish Factory". This is a comedy about school life. 2002 brought her a role in Voyeur. Simmons' heroine is Amber Henson. The plot tells about a married couple, in whose personal life an annoying neighbor constantly interferes. Then there was a screen version of Stephen King's novel Carrie. Chelan got the role of Helen. This is a thriller about a girl with telekinesis. At school, she was an outcast, but at the prom she avenged all the bullying and ridicule. In 2004, the actress could be seen as Jen in Monster Island. The horror movie takes place on a tropical island.
The next work of the actress took place in the series Miracle Fall. Her heroine is Gretchen. In 2004, she played Amber Jame in the television film Curse of the Dead Lake. In the same period, the show of the series "The Collector of Human Souls" with the participation of Simmons began. Then the actress got the role of Mary in the TV series "Stargate: Atlantis", which ran from 2004 to 2009. Chelan played Susie in The Long Weekend. The main character of the film is a talented advertiser. In 2005, the actress could be seen as Jenny in the horror film Flesh Eater. She then landed the role of Brenda in the medical drama Grey's Anatomy. The series has been running since 2005 and is still ongoing. Another famous TV series - "Supernatural" - the actress was invited to play the role of Jill. She then starred in the acclaimed comedy How I Met Your Mother as Brandi.
In 2006, Chelan landed the role of Emily Palmer in the horror film Underground Trap. The action takes place in an abandoned mine. The next work took place in the thriller "Destination 3". The actress played Ashley. She later appeared in the 2006 film Doctor Dolittle 3. The central character of the family comedy has talent, he understands the language of animals. In the same period began showing the series "Whistler" with the participation of Simmons. Then the actress was invited to play the role of Hillary Shepard in the TV series "Kyle XY". The sci-fi drama was nominated for Saturn. Later, the actress got the role of Bianca in the TV series "Seer", which ran from 2006 to 2014. In John Tucker Die! she appeared as a waitress. She later auditioned for the role of Tiffany in Men in the Trees.
In 2007, she could be seen in the film "Ghosts". The horror film begins with a group of students turning onto an abandoned road. The next work of the actress took place in the comedy "Good luck, Chuck!" Chelan got the role of Carol. Then she was offered the role of Stacy in the TV series "About a Girl." It went on in 2007 and 2008. The next picture with the participation of the girl is "Ogre - a monster". Chelan played Hope. She was seen in the 2008 film Christmas Cottage. The following year brought her the role of Jenny in Malibu Sharks. She also reincarnated as Kesidy for the film "Sorority Wars". The plot revolves around the student community. In Ice Storm, Simmons played Nora Elman. She then appeared in the 2010 film Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. In the same year, the actress could be seen in the image of Chloe in the movie "Killing Holidays". She also played in the film "Seduction by Lies". The heroine of the actress is Tia. In the TV series "Mr. Young" Simmons played Barbie.
Then she was invited to "Daring Los Angeles" for the role of Alicia. The series has been running since 2012. In the same year, Chelan played the role of Molly in the film "Christmas Wedding". The events in the comedy melodrama are repeated in a circle. After she could be seen in the TV series "Mistresses". She played Gretchen in Hannibal. The series ran from 2013 to 2015. The next work of the actress took place in the series "Package Agreement". She was given the role of Melissa. In 2013, the actress played the role of Liz in the film "Christmas Trouble". Then there was work in the film "The Secret of the Wedding Planner", where she played Nicky Perry. In 2014, Simmons appeared as Kayla in See No Evil 2. The following year, she was invited to play the role of Amber in the film Love Under the Stars. Among the last works Chelan - a role in the film "Home for Christmas".