Brittany Allen joins Syfy’s ‘Defiance’

Brittany is well known for her portrayal as Marissa Chandler on ABC’s “All My Children”, a role for which she received an Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actress in A Drama Series in 2011.

Emmy-winning actress Brittany Allen (“All My Children”)” has been cast in a recurring role in Syfy’s upcoming series “Defiance”.

Allen will play Tirra, a troubled employee of the town madam, Kenya (Mia Kirshner). When she and Kenya are abducted as a result of Tirra’s dangerous inclinations, the two build an unlikely bond as they are launched into a terrifying fight for survival in alien badlands.

A Toronto native, Allen made her feature film debut in a principle role alongside Rainn Wilson and Emma Stone in 20th Century Fox’s “The Rocker”.

“Defiance” stars Grant Bowler (Nolan), Julie Benz (Amanda Rosewater), Stephanie Leonidas (Irisa), Tony Curran (Datak Tarr), Jaime Murray (Stahma Tarr), Graham Greene (Rafe McCawley), Mia Kirshner (Kenya) and Fionnula Flanagan (Nicky). The series is currently in production in Toronto, ON.

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