Tracy Spiridakos (height 5' 6" (1,68 m)) is a Canadian actress. She stars as Charlotte "Charlie" Matheson on the NBC post-apocalyptic science fiction series Revolution, for which she has been nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television.
Spiridakos was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to Greek-born parents, George and Anastasia Spiridakos, who are restaurant owners. She has two brothers. The family moved to the Greek town Skala, near Sparta, when she was four, and returned to Canada when she was nine. She strongly identifies with her Greek heritage and speaks fluent Greek.
Spiridakos began acting in junior high school, and studied at the Actors Training Centre of Manitoba. She graduated from Oak Park High School in Winnipeg in 2000. Spiridakos moved to Vancouver in 2007 to pursue acting, and within weeks landed her first television role, a small part on Supernatural. She continued working in television, with walk-on roles on Bionic Woman, The L Word, Hellcats, and Psych. Spiridakos appeared in the TV movie Goblin, and the web series Mortal Kombat: Legacy. She also had a recurring role on Being Human as werewolf Brynn McLean.
In 2009, she won her first starring role in the Canadian Teletoon series Majority Rules!, playing 15-year-old Becky Richards. She made her feature film debut in 2011 with Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and filmed the low-budget thriller, Kill For Me, with Donal Logue and Katie Cassidy. In mid-2012, Spiridakos landed a lead role on the NBC television series Revolution as Charlotte "Charlie" Matheson, a survivalist in a dystopian future civilization. She auditioned for the role while attending her first pilot season in Los Angeles. Spiridakos shot the pilot in Atlanta, and filmed the first season in Wilmington, North Carolina. She was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television for her performance in the first season, losing out to Fringe's Anna Torv. Production moved to Austin, Texas for the series' second season.
As of December 2012, Spiridakos is engaged to Jon Cor, an actor from Ontario, Canada.They co-starred in the 2010 film The Boy She Met Online. He also played her werewolf brother in the U.S. version of Being Human. Spiridakos will guest star on season 3 of the Showtime sitcom, Episodes, as Dawn, a relative of the character Morning Randolph (Mircea Monroe).