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Rachel Skarsten Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend & Hallmark Movies)

Rachel Skartsten is a Canadian Actress and Producer. She was born on  April 23, 1985 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Rachel is best known for her role as Dinah Lance in the television series Birds of Prey, Beth Kane/Alice in Batwoman, Tamsin in Lost Girl, and Elizabeth of England in the series Reign.

In 2014, Hallmark Channel hired Rachel Skarsten for the movie In My Dreams. It was her first Hallmark Movie, where she worked with a famous Hallmark actor Mike Vogel. People really liked her character Jessa in the movie.

After that she has worked in three Hallmark Movies such as Marry Me at Christmas, Timeless Love and The Royal Nanny.

Rachel Skarsten BiographyPersonal Details

Full Name Rachel Alice Marie Skarsten
Nick Name Rachel
Date of Birth April 23, 1985
Age 38 years as of October 2023
Birth Place Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Los Angeles, California, United States
Ethnicity English Descent
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality Canadian
Profession Actress
  • Claude Watson School for the Arts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Earl Haig Secondary School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
University/College Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Education Qualification Graduate
Net Worth $2 Million USD as of 2023
Marital Status Married
  • 1998 – The Famous Jett Jackson (TV)
  • 2002 – Virginia’s Run (Film)

Physical Appearance

Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Figure 34-24-32
Height 5’9″ Feet/ 175 cm/ 1.75 m
Weight 55 kg/ 121lbs

Personal Life (Family, Friends, Boyfriends, Children)

Father  Stan Skartsen
Mother Mary Alieen Self Skartsen
Sibling Jonathan Skarsten
Boyfriend/ Husband Alexandre Robicquet (married in 2020-present)

Early life, Family, and Relationship

Rachel was born in Toronto to Stan Skartsen and Mary Aileen Self. Her father is Norwegian and her mother is of English descent, she has a younger brother Jonathan Skartsen.

She has also danced for the Royal Academy of Dance for nearly 12 years and she got her Elementary distinction in the year 1999.

After she got an ankle injury she was forced by her body condition and gave up dancing and went for sports. Rachel played female hockey as a goalie for Leaside Wildcats in Toronto in the year 2002 and she also won Toronto City Championships.

She got trained in the Royal Academy of Dance for twelve years and as for schooling, she went to Claude Watson School for the Arts from grade 4 to 8the grade. She has majored in cello and the visual arts and she also continued in the Claude Watson Arts Program at Earl Haig Secondary School from grades 9 to 12th grade with a major in visual arts.

When she was at her father’s memorial she was seen by an agent and she went on in regular show casts. She got into shows like Little Men and also had a big break in the Warner Brothers television series Birds of Prey.

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Boyfriend, Spouse, Marriage

Rachel Skarsten got married her boyfriend Alexandre Robicquet  on May 12, 2020.

Career, Struggle, Turning Point, and Success

After wrapping movies, she left Los Angeles and came back to Canada where she got a double degree at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario completing her studies in English Literature and Classical Studies. After that, she came back to acting with arcs on The Listener, Flashpoint, and LA Complex and worked in Canadian independents such as Servitude and Two Hands of Mouth.

In Fifty Shades of Grey, she acted as Andrea and she also appears in the Batwoman television series as Alice / Beth Kane, the main antagonist of the series.

She has represented the role of Tamsin in Lost Girl, a supernatural crime drama television series between the years 2010-2016. She also got Queen Elizabeth I in the CW series  Reign and she was also acting in Rachel, representing the role of Tamsin in Aaron Sorkin’s Molly’s Game in the year 2017.

Rachel Skarsten Hallmark Movies list

Premiere Date Hallmark Movies Prime Videos/ Buy DVD
November 11, 2023 Christmas Island (CtC) Rachel Skarsten and Andrew Walker
November 12, 2022 The Royal Nanny (CtC) Cast- Rachel Skarsten and Dan Jeannotte
June 14, 2020 Timeless Love Watch on Prime/ Buy DVD
October 28, 2017 Marry Me at Christmas (CtC) Watch on Prime/ Buy DVD
April 20, 2014 In My Dreams Watch on Prime/ Buy DVD

Rachel Skarsten Movies and Television Shows


Year Film Title Worked As
2018 Acquainted Claire
2017 Molly’s Game Leah
2015 Fifty Shades of Grey Andrea
2014 In My Dreams Jessa
2012 Two Hands to Mouth Leah Whitefield
2011 Servitude Alex
2007 Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer Eve
2003 Fear of the Dark Heather Fontaine
2002 Virginia’s Run Caroline Lofton


Year Title Worked As
2020 Nurses (TV Series) Lily Dawson
2019–2022 Batwoman (TV Series) Alice / Beth Kane
2018 Imposters (TV Series) Poppy Langmore
2017 Wynonna Earp (TV Series) Eliza Shapiro
2015 The Red Dress (TV Series) Patricia
2015–2017 Reign (TV Series) Elizabeth of England
2013 Lost Girl: An Evening at the Clubhouse (TV Movie) Herself
2013–2015 Lost Girl (TV Series) Tamsin
2012 The L.A. Complex (TV Series) Roxanne
2011–2012 The Listener (TV Series) Elyse
2011 Flashpoint (TV Series) Natalie Braddock
2011 Awakening (TV Movie) Leila
2010 Made… The Movie (TV Movie) Andi
2005 Category 7: The End of the World (TV Mini Series) Lyra Duffy
2003 Missing (TV Series) Brittney Moore
2002–2003 Birds of Prey (TV Series) Dinah Lance
2002 Tracker (TV Series) Jamie Swenson / Lontoria
2002 POV Sports on CBC (TV Series) Herself
2001 Screech Owls (TV Series) Suki Sutherland
2001 Jewel (TV Movie) Raylene Hilburn
2000 Twice in a Lifetime (TV Movie) Julie Adams
2000 Angels in the Infield (TV Movie) Brigitte
1999 Justice (TV Movie) Actress
1998–1999 Little Men (TV Series) Elizabeth “Bess” Lawrence
1998 The Famous Jett Jackson (TV Series) Mickey Twitty

Lesser Known Facts

  • Rachel’s hobbies are Traveling, Shopping, Reading, And Drawing.
  • Her favorite book is “The Chronicles of Narnia series” by C.S. Lewis, Hamlet.
  • Iceland is one of her preferred travel destinations.
  • She is an animal lover.

Rachel Skarsten Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend & More)

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