Biography

Born on November 10, at 2:30A.M., 1991 in Edmonton during a terrible snow storm, Genevieve Buechner was born to single parent mother Tea Buechner. She began to pester her mother about acting lessons when she was three. Her mother was very reluctant to encourage this interest.

Still Genna persevered and finally her mother allowed her to take a small course in acting from the local theatre - Vancouver Youth Theatre. After completing the course Genna asked if she could please audition for the youth theatre's acting tour. Her mother refused, explaining that as Genna had no experience; the chances were not high that she would make the selection. Later that evening the director for the tour called their home demanding to know why Genevieve Buechner had not come to the audition. A special audition was set up for her the next day, and Genna was selected as the youngest member of the cast. During the tour performances, Genna was scouted by Robert Carrier and signed to Carrier Talent Management in Vancouver Canada.

A week later Genevieve was sent to audition for the lead in a Toronto Independent Film called St. Monica. Both Mother and child were utterly unprepared for the audition, and Genna showed up in dirty clothes, with unbrushed hair. Casting Director Carol Tarlington took pity on the hapless two, explained some of the rules, tidied her up and prepared her for the camera. Genevieve Buechner got the lead role at the age of ten years - the first film audition that she had ever been to and was flown to Toronto within three days. 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. She was nominated for a Canadian Leo Award for Best Lead performance by a female in 2003 for that role.

Since then she has been cast in Feature Films, lead roles in M.O.W. and has had recurring roles in Television series including the Battlestar spin- off "Caprica" as Tamara Adams.

She has been a huge supporter of independent films.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Tea Buechner

Born on November 10, at 2:30A.M., 1991 in Edmonton during a terrible snow storm, Genevieve Buechner was born to single parent mother Tea Buechner. She began to pester her mother about acting lessons when she was three. Her mother was very reluctant to encourage this interest.

Still Genna persevered and finally her mother allowed her to take a small course in acting from the local theatre - Vancouver Youth Theatre. After completing the course Genna asked if she could please audition for the youth theatre's acting tour. Her mother refused, explaining that as Genna had no experience; the chances were not high that she would make the selection. Later that evening the director for the tour called their home demanding to know why Genevieve Buechner had not come to the audition. A special audition was set up for her the next day, and Genna was selected as the youngest member of the cast. During the tour performances, Genna was scouted by Robert Carrier and signed to Carrier Talent Management in Vancouver Canada.

A week later Genevieve was sent to audition for the lead in a Toronto Independent Film called St. Monica. Both Mother and child were utterly unprepared for the audition, and Genna showed up in dirty clothes, with unbrushed hair. Casting Director Carol Tarlington took pity on the hapless two, explained some of the rules, tidied her up and prepared her for the camera. Genevieve Buechner got the lead role at the age of ten years - the first film audition that she had ever been to and was flown to Toronto within three days. 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. She was nominated for a Canadian Leo Award for Best Lead performance by a female in 2003 for that role.

Since then she has been cast in Feature Films, lead roles in M.O.W. and has had recurring roles in Television series including the Battlestar spin- off "Caprica" as Tamara Adams.

She has been a huge supporter of independent films.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Tea Buechner

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 32

Birthday 1991-11-10

Place of Birth Edmonton - Alberta - Canada

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Also Known As

  • Genna
  • Genevieve Sterling Buechner

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 The Hollow Child as Emily
2015 Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow as Annie Emmerson
2015 UnREAL (26 episodes) as Madison
2015 My Life as a Dead Girl as Shannon
2014 If I Stay as Cute Groupie #2
2014 The Dark Place as Wendy Luckenbill
2014 The 100 (11 episodes) as Fox
2013 If I Had Wings as Julie
2011 Good Morning, Killer as Juliana
2011 Finding a Family as Lucy
2011 Girl Fight as Lauren
2011 Judas Kiss as Samantha
2010 R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (1 episode) as Amy Kessler
2010 Daydream Nation as Tina
2010 Bond of Silence as Daisy
2010 Elopement as Carolyn
2010 Caprica (18 episodes) as Tamara Adama
2009 Jennifer's Body as Madison
2009 Courage as Christy
2009 Come Dance at My Wedding as Female Teen Dance Student
2008 Amber Alert: Terror on the Highway as Debra
2008 Fringe (1 episode)
2008 Vipers as Maggie Martin
2006 Mount Pleasant
2005 Masters of Horror (1 episode) as Young Anna
2005 Supernatural (1 episode) as Samantha (1 episode) as Lily Shoemaker
2005 Bob the Butler as Tess Jamieson
2005 Family Sins as Young Marie
2004 The Final Cut as Isabel Bannister
2004 The Love Crimes of Gillian Guess as Carol
2003 Devil Winds as Young Kara
2002 Saint Monica as Monica

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