Born to a German mother and Spanish father at Germany, she initiated performing from her childhood, only in various film productions like following: a) "Return to Neverland" and b) " The Nutcracker".

 Although, she has not realized her goals, until her time at Cornell University, that Elena critically considered a career in the film industry and took drama, to study. Thereafter, she graduated & moved to New York City. There, she pursued her drama & acting studies at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

A small stint at Florida actualized  her first starring role in a professional theatre production. Later on, she started receiving lots of call for several lead roles. After featuring in 10 films, she thought of going back to educational institutions to pursue her further studies at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London.

Shortly after, The Hunger Games: Catching fire, got her on the crew, to play the role of Cecelia. Since then, she had bagged roles, to play on The Walking Dead, Sleepy Hollow and many television shows and various feature films.

In her interview with Desde Hollywood, she told that she tries to relate to her role of Cecelia by thinking about what it would be like to give up most important thing in her life, within heart knowing that all of this was for a greater cause among humankind.

At the sets of Hunger Games: Catching Fire, she in her interview said that every day is like a classroom session for her. She tries to learn even little bits of minor skills from observing it in brilliant actors & crew that she had experienced or interacted during shoots.

Elena was always fond of stunts, the cause of her ideology that stunts, then gave her a reason to keep training, stay in shape and continue performing her best. In addition, she confessed that she is very proud of Spanish heritage & she cherishes it.

Rachel Nichols English Actress

Rachel Nichols

Born on January 8, 1980, in Augusta, Maine, Rachel Emily Nichols is an American actress and model. Her father is Jim, a school teacher and her mother is Alison Nichols. She did her schooling from Cony High School. She graduated in economics, psychology, and drama, graduating from Columbia University. Rachel got married to Scott Stuber, a film producer in 2008 and separated from him after seven months due to irreconcilable differences. She married Michael Kershaw, a real estate developer in September 2014. This New York Beauty never intended to pursue modeling as a career. While studying at Columbia, she was discovered by a modeling agent and invited her to Paris and steered her career into modeling. She modeled for various brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, L'Oréal, and Guess. She used her modeling paychecks to fund her college education and graduated from Columbia in 2003. Nichols made her acting debut in 2000 and did a bit part in the movie Autumn in New York. It followed by a one-episode role in the TV show Sex and the City. In 2003, she had her first major role as a student reporter in the flick Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd. In 2004, she was cast as the member of a debate team of a high school in the film Debating Robert Lee . She also endeavored into a  role in the crime drama television series Line of Fire. She acted for two episodes in this show. She continued to star in supporting roles in The Amityville Horror, The Woods and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2.In 2007 , she starred in another horror thriller movie “P2” as a woman getting trapped inside a parking garage with a psychopathic security guard. She played an Orion cadet in 2009 Star Trek movie and an intelligence agent in the flick G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. Nichols was cast as a rookie FBI in the TV show The Inside which was her first regular television role but the series was dropped after 13 episodes due to low ratings. She got her breakthrough in television when she was cast as Rachel Gibson, a computer expert in the fifth season of Alias. She continued to star in hit shows such as Criminal Minds, Continuum, and Chicago Fire. She also guest-starred in an episode of Witches of East End and as a recurring character in the show Rush. Rachel won the ITVFest award for Best Actress for Underwater and the Constellation Award for Best Female Performance in Continuum.

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Aubrey Peeples

Aubrey Shea Peeples is an American actress & singer best known for her role as an aspiring country singer named Layla Grant in ABC drama series Nashville. She starred in the leading role in 2015 musical fantasy film Jem and the Holograms. She also appeared alongside Nicolas Cage in Rage (2014).Aubrey Shea Peeples was born on November 27, 1993, in Lake Mary, a suburban city in Florida, USA. She was raised by her parents Wendy & Ashley. She also has a younger sister named Ally Peeples. Aubrey was sharp in studies and was adjudged Valedictorian of the class of 2012 in Lake Mary Preparatory School. She has a devoted inclination towards Theatre. According to Wendy, Aubrey performed in several plays like Thoroughly Modern Millie, Seussical, The Sound of Music, etc. in childhood. The prestigious Harvard University accepted Peeples, but she rejected twice for her career, the second time for Nashville. Aubrey started her career by guest-starring in few TV series like Drop Dead Diva, Burn Notice, Austin & Ally, Charlie’s Angels. Then she got a recurring role named Winter in Necessary Roughness and a guest role in popular TV show Grey’s Anatomy.She appeared in made for television films like Ace Ventura Jr.: Pet Detective, The Good Mother, and Cult film Sharknado. Aubrey got her breakthrough by bagging the role of Layla Grant, a runner-up in reality music show & an aspiring country singer in the 2nd season of ABC drama series Nashville in 2013.By the 4th season, her acting & popularity made Layla Grant the lead character of Nashville. However, surprisingly Aubrey did not return for the 5th season of Nashville when it shifted to CMT network. Indiewire listed Audrey Peeples as “20 best young actors to watch who are below 20” in 2014.In 2014 she played the role of Nicolas Cage’s characters daughter Caitlin in the Thriller movie Rage. She also appeared in the film named A Conversation: Anne Frank Meets God where she played the titular character. Aubrey starred in the leading role of 2015 musical fantasy drama film Jem and the Holograms. She played the role of vocalist & eponymous character Jem of an all-female band named Jem and the Holograms. Aubrey got overwhelming praise from critics for this portrayal. Aubrey guest-starred in the TV series Star-Crossed (2014) & bagged a recurring role in ABC drama Recovery Road (2016).She is known as a humanist & philanthropist. She is also has a great vocal & sung many songs in Nashville & Jem and the Holograms. Some of the well-known songs are Merry Christmas Baby, Blind, Too far from you, Youngblood, Alone together. Aubrey released a rearranged version of ‘A Change is Gonna Come’ originally sung by renowned soul singer Sam Cooke on January 25, 2017.

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Aubrey Peeples English Actress