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Ellen Hollman

Hollman is widely recognized for starring as "Saxa" on the hit STARZ series SPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED and SPARTACUS: VENGEANCE, one of the most buzzed about shows in STARZ history. A seasoned jiu-jitsu practitioner, Hollman is also known for her serious ass kicking in major roles on NCIS: NEW ORLEANS as recurring antagonist/assassin "Amelia Parsons" and AMC's groundbreaking martial arts series INTO THE BADLANDS. Other credits include recurring roles on Ryan Murphy's series 9-1-1 on FOX, Navy SEAL Series SIX on A&E as well as LETHAL WEAPON and HAWAII 5-0. Born in Michigan, Hollman was raised by her father Hart Hollman, a violist for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and her mother Julie, a master pianist. No stranger to the arts, Hollman spent countless hours in the Opera House and Orchestra Hall surrounding herself with classical brilliance. In her teen years, she decided to pursue a career in the arts herself, and moved to New York City. There, she studied at various acclaimed acting studios and honed in on her craft of choice: bringing to life a versatile array of characters on stage and on the silver screen. In 2004, Hollman moved out to Los Angeles. Within one year of being in LA, she started landing projects. Aside from acting, Hollman is the CEO of Visual Impact Now, a non-profit based in Los Angeles. Visual Impact Now has served as a fundraising and awareness arm for their partner ONE SIGHT, to provide free eye exams and glasses to children and families who are unable to afford it. They have been involved with various high profile events including the GOLDEN GLOBES STYLE LOUNGE, COACHELLA, SUNDANCE, LA FASHION WEEK, and more. Their Host Committee Members and supporters have included Zoe Saldana, Chris Pine, Debra Messing, Malin Akerman, Shaun White, January Jones, and Taylor Lautner, to name a few. Over the years they have serviced over 7,000 LA youth with eye care and glasses.

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Apr 1, 1983 In Michigan, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Malcolm in the Middle 2000-01-09
Latest Project:
Movie The Matrix Resurrections 2021-12-15
Known For
Poster of The Matrix Resurrections
Poster of Love and Monsters
Poster of Sharing Christmas
Poster of Fling
Movie The Matrix Resurrections Unknown 2021-12-15
Movie Love and Monsters Dana 2020-10-16
Movie Army of One Brenner 2020-12-14
Series 9-1-1 Tara d'Agostino 2018-01-03
Movie Justice Ginny 2017-09-15
Movie The Good Nanny Lily Walsh 2017-05-14
Movie Sharing Christmas Stephanie 2017-12-10
Series Lethal Weapon Angela Carlson 2016-09-21
Movie The Secrets of Emily Blair Emily Blair 2016-10-01
Movie The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power Valina 2015-01-09
Series Into the Badlands Zypher 2015-11-15
Movie A Perfect Christmas List Sara 2014-12-14
Series NCIS: New Orleans Amelia Parsons 2014-09-23
Movie You Lie, You Die Kate 2012-10-13
Movie Skateland Deana Trammel 2011-05-13
Series Hawaii Five-0 Olivia Parks 2010-09-20
Series Spartacus Saxa 2010-01-22
Movie At the Sinatra Club Jane Parker 2010-09-01
Movie Asylum Ivy 2008-03-20
Movie Fling Alison 2008-11-07
Series Rules of Engagement Maya 2007-02-05
Movie Road House 2: Last Call Beau Hampton 2006-07-18
Movie Surf School Megan 2006-09-01
Series Weeds Tenly 2005-08-07
Series Medium Mallory Kessinger 2005-01-03
Series Criminal Minds Vickie Wright 2005-09-22
Series The O.C. Young Kirsten Nichol 2003-08-05
Series NCIS NCIS Special Agent Tina Larsen 2003-09-23
Series Malcolm in the Middle Maayke 2000-01-09
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Janet Riggins 2000-10-06