Skarsten, Rachel 1985–

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Skarsten, Rachel 1985–


Born April 23, 1985, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; father a psychologist; mother's name Mary Skarsten.Education: Attended Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada; studied ballet at Toronto Royal Academy of Dance. Avocational Interests: Sports (including hockey), vegetable gardening, writing poetry.


Manager—Steve Lovett, Lovett Management, 1327 Brinkley Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90049.


Actress. Appeared in commercials, including one for Honeycomb breakfast cereal.

Awards, Honors:

Young Artist Award nomination (with others), best young ensemble in a television series, 2000, for Little Men.


Television Appearances; Movies:

Brigitte, Angels in the Infield, ABC, 2000.

Raylene Hilburn at age fourteen, Jewel, CBS, 2001.

Lyra Duffy, Category 7: The End of the World, CBS, 2005.

Appeared in Justice, Global.

Television Appearances; Series:

Elizabeth "Bess" Lawrence, Little Men, PAX, 1998.

Science of Sports host, POV Sports on CBC, CBC, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Mickey Twitty, "Vootle–Muck–a–Heev," The Famous Jett Jackson, The Disney Channel, 1998.

Young Julie, "Curveball," Twice in a Lifetime, PAX, 2000.

Suki Sutherland, "A Star Is Gone," Screech Owls, YTV, 2001.

Jamie Swenson/Lontoria, "The Miracle," Tracker, syndicated, 2002.

Dinah Lance/Black Canary, "Prey for the Hunter," Birds of Prey (also known as BOP), The WB, 2002.

Dinah Lance/Black Canary, "Reunion," Birds of Prey (also known as BOP), The WB, 2003.

Dinah Lance/Black Canary, "Feat of Clay," Birds of Prey (also known as BOP), The WB, 2003.

Dinah Lance/Black Canary, "Devil's Eyes," Birds of Prey (also known as BOP), The WB, 2003.

Brittney Moore, "Basic Training," 1–800–Missing (also known as Missing), Lifetime, 2003.

Film Appearances:

Heather Fontaine, Fear of the Dark, Screen Media Films, 2002.

Caroline Lofton, Virginia's Run (also known as La chevauchee de Virginie), Virginia's Run Productions, 2002.

Eve, Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer, Brookstreet Productions, 2007.



Appeared in the music video "Innocence" by Our Lady Peace, 2002.



Teen People, March 1, 2003, p. 70.

Toronto Sun, October 10, 2002.