Who is Trieste Kelly Dunn?

Trieste Kelly Dunn was born on 14 January 1981 under the zodiac sign of Capricorn, in Provo, Utah USA. She is a 41-year-old actress, probably best recognized for landing the role of Molly McConnell in the Fox legal drama series “Canterbury’s Law” (2008), playing Deputy Siobhan Kelly in the Cinemax action series “Banshee” (2013-2015), and featuring as Allison ‘Allie’ Knight in the NBC crime drama series “Blindspot” (2015-2020).

How rich is she, as of now? Trieste Kelly Dunn Net Worth

As of early 2021, Trieste Kelly Dunn’s net worth is estimated at over $1 million, acquired through her successful involvement in the film industry as a professional actress, who has worked on more than 50 television and film titles since her career started back in 1995.

Early Life, Family, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background

Trieste Kelly Dunn spent her early years in her hometown of Provo, where she was raised by her parents, however, there is no information in the media about their names and professions, nor whether she has siblings or not. Trieste holds American nationality, and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group. Regarding her education, she attended New Hanover High School in Wilmington, North Carolina, and upon matriculation, Trieste furthered her education at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and where she acted in various student films. Additionally, she went to the Arizona State University, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.

Career Beginnings

According to her IMDB profile, Trieste Kelly Dunn’s first project came in 1995, when she lent her voice to Miho in the English version of the animated mini-series “Kekkon”. Afterwards, she focused on her education, so didn’t continue her career until 2003, making her debut film appearance in the short film “Birth Of A Rebellion”. Later that year, she landed the small role of a corpse in the short film “Mortuary Blues”, and played Michelle Bonaparte in another short film, entitled “Champagne Society”. It was followed by her portrayals of Glady in the short drama film “The Tragedy Of Glady”, and a date in ‘Blood Prom’ in the coming-of-age drama film “Mysterious Skin”, both in 2004.

In the next year, she took the role of Kammy in the action drama film “Little Chicago”, and featured as Liz in the comedy film “Building Girl”.

Trieste Kelly Dunn

She then made her TV debut by guest-starring as Gloria Kulhane in the episode “Class” of the NBC crime-drama series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, after which she played Deora Frances Bodley in Paul Greengrass’ docudrama thriller film “United 93”, and starred in the role of Rachel Schwartz in the made-for-TV comedy film “What’s Not To Love?”, all in 2006.

Rise to Prominence

In 2008, Trieste came to prominence after being chosen to play Molly McConnell in the Fox legal drama series “Canterbury’s Law”, opposite Julianna Margulies; however, it was canceled after one season. During the same year, she featured in the role of Vera in the short comedy film “Period Portrait”, written and directed by Nitzan Mager, and portrayed Hollis Bourget in Davis Guggenheim’s made-for-TV drama film “The Tower”.

In 2009, she guest-starred as Sonja in the episode “The Tommy Brown Affair” of the ABC  comedy-drama series “Cupid”, Valerie Boone in the episode “Midnight” of the Fox sci-fi series “Fringe”, and Sophia in the episode “The Case Of The Beautiful Blackmailer” of the HBO comedy series “Bored To Death”. After making an appearance in the short drama film “A Night Out”, Trieste landed the roles of Gail in Aaron Katz’s mystery film “Cold Weather”, played Sunny in the comedy-drama film “The New Year”, next to Ryan Hunter, and featured as Donna in the comedy crime film “Vacation!”, written and directed by Zach Clark, all in 2010.

 

Continued Success

In 2011, Trieste took the part of Trisha Leffler in the made-for-TV biographical crime drama film “The Craigslist Killer”, after which she guest-starred as Lori Lynn in the episode “Walker Down The Aisle” of the ABC family drama series “Brothers & Sisters” (2011) and Ester in the episode “Laura Keller: NB” of the web sci-fi series “Futurestates” (2012). In 2013, she was cast as Margot Dixon in the CBS crime drama series “Golden Boy”, which was followed by her portrayals of Allie in the drama film “Loves Her Gun” and Zoe in the sci-fi comedy-drama film “Plato’s Reality Machine”.

Trieste then joined the main cast of the Cinemax action series “Banshee”, in which she starred in the role of Deputy Siobhan Kelly for three seasons from 2013 to 2015.

She reprised the role in the web series based on “Banshee”, entitled “Banshee Origins” (2013-2014). Concurrently, she played Natalie in the made-for-TV drama film “And, We’re Out Of Time” and featured in the recurring role of FBI Special Agent Elizabeth Ferrel in the NBC fantasy drama series “Believe”, both in 2014.

Further Work

In 2015, Trieste portrayed Nicki in the black comedy film “Applesauce”, guest-starred as Amanda Marcassin in the episode “Innocents” of the CBS legal and political drama series “The Good Wife”, and played Natalie in the Audience Network comedy-drama series “Almost There”. Later that year, she was chosen to be featured in the recurring role of U.S. Marshal Allison ‘Allie’ Knight in the NBC crime drama series “Blindspot”, broadcast for five seasons until 2020.

She then guest-starred in such roles as Rachel in the episode “Palpating The Orbital Rim” of the USA Network comedy-drama series “Royal Pains” and Captain Taylor Mathison in the episode “The Woman In 8D” of the CBS legal drama series “Bull”, both in 2016. During the same year, she also landed the roles of Pluto in the web series “Jay & Pluto” and Margaret in the short thriller film “The Push”, for which she won the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Award for Best Actress in a Short Film as well as the Northeast Film Festival Award in the same category.

Recent and Upcoming Projects

In 2017, Trieste had parts in such film titles as the sci-fi comedy film “Infinity Baby”, playing Alison, the teen psychological drama film “Blame”, portraying Jennifer, and the comedy film “The Misogynists”, featuring as Amber, which led her to win the Clint Howard Character Actor Award for Best Actress at Sidewalk Film Festival.

In the same year, she guest-starred as Theresa Oakes in two episodes of the Discovery Channel’s drama anthology series “Manhunt”, landed the role of Christine in the short horror film “The Doppel Chain”, and made an appearance as an android named Eve in the music video for Com Truise’s single “Propagation”.

Afterwards, she guest-starred as Sophie Bishop in the episode “An Infinite Capacity For Taking Pains” of the CBS procedural drama series “Elementary” (2018), Elliott in the episode “Big Little Chill” of the Facebook Watch comedy-drama series “Strangers” (2018), and Sierra Thompson in two episodes of the Fox thriller series “The Passage” (2019). She then did a voice over in the short animation film “The Phantom 52” and landed the role of Liz Koch in the horror film “Girl On The Third Floor”, both in 2019.

Most recently, it is announced that she will play Audrey in the upcoming drama film “Sometime Other Than Now”, which is completed and set to be released in 2021. She will also portray Anna the Siren in the film “The Boardinghouse Reach”, which is currently under post-production.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Trieste Kelly Dunn has long light brown hair and green eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.68m), her weight is approximately 120lbs (55kgs), and her vital statistics are 33-24-35. Her bra size is 32B, dress size 2 (US), but information about her shoe size isn’t available.

Personal Life

Trieste Kelly Dunn is very secretive when it comes to speak about her personal life. She manages to hide information about it far away from the eye of the public. It’s believed that she is single at the moment, and focused on her professional career. Her current residence is believed to be in Los Angeles, California.

Author

Robbie is currently a reporter for TheBiography based in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to joining TheBiography in December 2020, he was an entertainment reporter in People.

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