Who is Cleopatra Coleman?
Cleopatra Coleman is an Australian actress, probably best known to the world for portraying Erica in the TV comedy series “The Last Man on Earth” (2015-2018), and as Rya in the film “In the Shadow of the Moon” (2019), in addition to other roles that she’s secured so far in her career.
Early Life, Parents, and Education
Cleopatra Coleman was born on 29 October 1987 under the Scorpio zodiac sign, in Wentworth Falls, New South Wales, Australia, to Turquoise and Mick Coleman.
Of Jamaican ancestry from her mother’s side, and Scottish from her father’s side, she grew up in Byron Bay, New South Wales, as the family moved there when she was just 18 months old. Cleopatra went to Byron Bay High School, and right after her career started.
Cleopatra made her debut in 2004, as Zandie Brokow in the TV sci-fi series “Silversun”, appearing in 23 episodes of the popular series. She continued with minor roles in such series as “Blue Heelers”, and “Holly’s House”, then she portrayed Alys in the television movie “Attack of the Sabertooth” (2005).
Furthermore, she was chosen for the part of Emma Hellman in the TV adventure comedy-drama series “Wicked Science”, featuring in 18 episodes of the series.
She was becoming more popular, and other recurring roles were being offered to her. From 2006 to 2007 she was Glenn Forrest in the long-running soap opera “Neighbours”, while in 2008 and 2009 she portrayed Cosma in seven episodes of the adventure drama series “The Elephant Princess”.
Rise to Prominence
Gradually, Cleopatra’s name started appearing more frequently in the lists for high profile roles and in 2012 she made her first breakthrough with the role of Penelope in the romantic drama film “Step Up Revolution”, in which she starred alongside Kathryn McCormick and Ryan Guzman. Two years later, Cleopatra appeared in the horror film “Fear Clinic”, and in 2015 secured another major role, as Erica Dundee in the TV comedy series “The Last Man on Earth”, appearing in 57 episodes of the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated series until 2018.
She continued with the role of Sahara in the film “Take the 10” in 2017, and the part of Sadie in the TV series “White Famous”. After the end of her stint in the show “The Last Man on Earth”, Cleopatra starred in the sci-fi film “Hover” that she also wrote, with Shane Coffey and Craig Grant as her co-stars. Next, she starred in the sci-fi comedy-drama film “James vs. His Future Self”, with Jonas Chernick and Daniel Stern, while she also starred in the sci-fi crime mystery film “In the Shadow of the Moon”, with Boyd Holbrook and Bokeem Woodbine.
In recent years, Cleopatra appeared in the comedy film “The Argument” (2020), which starred Dan Fogler, Danny Pudi, and Emma Bell, and in 2021 she was the lead star of the romantic comedy film “The Right One”, co-starring Nick Thune and Iliza Shlesinger.
She is currently working on several projects, including the films “Not an Artist”, then the horror “Cobweb”, in which she will star with Lizzy Caplan and Anthony Starr, both of which are currently in post-production, and will star in the comedy-drama film “A Lot of Nothing” alongside Justin Hartley and Shamier Anderson.
Personal life, Dating, Boyfriend, Single
When it comes to her personal life, Cleopatra doesn’t talk much about her dating endeavors, but she has shared a few pieces of information. She is in a relationship with actor Avan Jogia, who is best known to the world as King Tutankhamun in the TV mini-series “Tut”, and as Ulysses Zane in the TV series “Now Apocalypse”. The two have been together since 2017, and the couple often shares pictures on social media platforms such as Instagram and Facebook.
As of mid- 2021, Cleopatra Coleman’s net worth has been estimated to be around $1.5 million, earned through her successful career as an actress, during which she has secured more than 35 film and TV appearances.
Appearance and Net Worth
This prominent actress has dark brown hair and hazel green eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 5ins (1.65m), weighs approximately 128lbs (58kgs), while her vital statistics are 35-26-36, bra size 34B.
Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
Cleopatra has developed a few hobbies and interests; she’s a DJ, though only an amateur, and is also a singer and songwriter with few songs created. This multi-talented personality is also a trained ballet and contemporary dancer, which is yet another of her hobbies.
She also likes swimming in her free time, and is quite fond of animals too, owning a pet dog with her boyfriend.