Genevieve Buechner

Genevieve Sterling Buechner (born November 10, 1991[1]) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her television roles such as Tamara Adama on the Syfy series Caprica, Fox on The CW series The 100, and Madison on the Lifetime series UnREAL.

Genevieve Buechner
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Behind the set of Girl Fight
Genevieve Sterling Buechner

(1991-11-10) November 10, 1991 (age 29)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Years active2002–present

Early lifeEdit

Genevieve Buechner was born in Edmonton, Alberta,[1] to single mother Tea Buechner. Her stepfather is folk musician Geoff Berner.[citation needed] When her family moved to Vancouver, she took a small course in acting from the Vancouver Youth Theatre. After completing the course, she went on tour with the youth theater as the youngest member of the cast. She was scouted by Robert Carrier and signed to Carrier Talent Management in Vancouver.


At age ten Buechner got the lead role in a Toronto film production Saint Monica.[2] The film went on to be a festival success playing across North America and being selected for the Berlin Film Festival, the Atlantic Film Festival, the Toronto Film Festival and the Vancouver Film Festival.[citation needed] She was nominated for a Canadian Leo Award for Best Lead performance by a female in 2003 for that role.[3]

In 2005, Buechner played the daughter of Brooke Shields in the Tom Green-led film Bob the Butler.[4] She followed this up in 2007 with a role in the Canadian drama film Mount Pleasant.[5]

Buechner has notable recurring roles on the television series Caprica, The 100, and UnREAL.

In 2015, Buechner played the lead role of Annie Emmerson in the Lifetime television film Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow.[6][7]

Personal lifeEdit

In a 2018 interview with AfterEllen, Buechner revealed that she is bisexual.[8]



Year Title Role Notes
2002 Saint Monica Monica
2003 Princess Castle Sonia Short film
2004 The Final Cut Isabel Bannister
2005 Bob the Butler Tess Jamieson
2006 Mount Pleasant Megan Burrows
2009 Courage Christy
2009 Jennifer's Body Goth Girl #2
2010 Daydream Nation Tina
2011 Judas Kiss Samantha
2013 If I Had Wings Julie
2014 The Dark Place Wendy Luckenbill
2014 If I Stay Cute Groupie #2
2014 Mimi & Me Em Dash Short film


Year Title Role Notes
2002 Jeremiah China Episode: "Ring of Truth"
2003 Stephen King's Dead Zone Amy Grantfork Episode: "Plague"
2003 Devil Winds Young Kara TV movie
2004 Family Sins Young Marie TV movie
2004 The Love Crimes of Gillian Guess Carol TV movie
2004–2005 The 4400 Heidi Moore 4 episodes
2005 Supernatural Lily Shoemaker Episode: "Bloody Mary"
2005 Masters of Horror Young Anna Episode: "Dance of the Dead"
2006 Saved Jan Goodman Episode: "Who Do You Trust?"
2008 Vipers Maggie Martin TV movie
2008 Desperate Hours: An Amber Alert Debra TV movie
2009 Come Dance at My Wedding Female Teen Dance Student TV movie
2009–2010 Caprica Tamara Adama Recurring role, 6 episodes
2010 Elopement Carolyn TV movie
2010 Bond of Silence Daisy TV movie
2010 Fringe Tabatha Episode: "Marionette"
2011 R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series Amy Kessler Episode: "Scarecrow"
2011 The Killing Mean Girl #1 Episode: "The Cage"
2011 Finding a Family Lucy TV movie
2011 Girl Fight Lauren TV movie
2011 Good Morning, Killer Juliana TV movie
2011 Heavenly Paula TV movie
2012 Emily Owens M.D. Sophie Episode: "Emily and... the Outbreak"
2013 One Foot in Hell Ashley TV movie
2013 Eve of Destruction Izzy TV miniseries
2014 Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce Whitney - Lyla's assistant 3 episodes
2014–2016 The 100 Fox Recurring role, 12 episodes
2015–2018 UnREAL Madison Recurring role (seasons 1–2); main role (seasons 3–4)
2015 Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow Annie Emmerson TV movie
2016 iZombie Darcy Episode: "Eternal Sunshine of the Caffeinated Mind"
2018 The X-Files Kayla Episode: "Nothing Lasts Forever"


Year Award Category Work Result Refs
2002 Leo Awards Feature Length Drama: Best Lead Performance - Female Monica in Saint Monica Nominated
2004 Leo Awards Short Drama: Best Performance by a Female Sonia in Princess Castle Nominated
2005 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Supporting Young Actress Young Marie in Family Sins Nominated [9]


  1. ^ a b "GENEVIEVE BUECHNER". ISSUE Magazine. Retrieved October 10, 2019. BIRTH DATE: Nov/10/91 BIRTH PLACE: Edmonton, Alberta
  2. ^ Koehler, Robert (September 29, 2002). "Review: 'Saint Monica'". Variety. Retrieved 2015-11-22.
  3. ^ Townson, Don (April 17, 2003). "Leo Award noms announced". Variety. Retrieved 2015-11-22.
  4. ^ Felperin, Leslie (July 6, 2005). "Review: 'Bob the Butler'". Variety. Retrieved 2015-11-22.
  5. ^ Walker, Susan (January 26, 2007). "'Mount Pleasant': There goes the 'hood". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2015-11-22.
  6. ^ Lowry, Brian (November 18, 2015). "TV Review: 'Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow'". Variety. Retrieved 2015-11-22.
  7. ^ Fienberg, Daniel (November 20, 2015). "Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow': TV Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2015-11-22.
  8. ^ Joelle, Memoree (May 17, 2018). "Genevieve Buechner on "UnREAL" and her experience as a bisexual actress". AfterEllen. Retrieved April 29, 2021.
  9. ^ 26th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards

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