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Caroline Dhavernas, a Montréal native, began her career at age eight. Dhavernas is immediately recognizable from Hannibal where she played Dr. Alanna Bloom opposite Hugh Dancy and Mads Mikkelsen.
On the big screen, Dhavernas recently starred in Easy Living opposite Elizabeth Marvel and Charlie Hofheimer. She also worked with acclaimed Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin on Seances which was screened at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. The project of more than 100 short films pays homage to lost silent films of the 1920s and 1930s, and is being filmed in several cities on two continents over two years.
Dhavernas also appeared in the sci-fi film Mars et Avril. Directed by Martin Villeneuve, Mars was based on the novels by the same name and screened at numerous film festivals before being released in Quebec in 2012.
In 2011, Dhavernas starred in Off the Map. The medical drama, from executive producer Shonda Rhimes, was set in a remote South American village where seven doctors each searched for the reasons that brought each of them to medicine.
In 2010, Dhavernas starred as Vera Keller in The Pacific. This epic 10-part miniseries event received an astounding eight Emmy Awards, including outstanding miniseries as well as a Golden Globe nomination for best miniseries or motion picture made for television.
Dhavernas starred in the widely acclaimed Canadian feature Passchendaele which won the 2009 Genie Award for best motion picture. She also starred as Kit Holliday in the film Hollywoodland opposite Adrien Brody, and Breach alongside Chris Cooper, Ryan Phillipe, and Laura Linney.
Dhavernas, also received a nomination for a Genie Award in 2005 for her role in Gary Nates’s Niagara Motel and is a two-time nominee of the Gémeaux Awards (Quebec’s television awards).
Dhavernas made her American television debut in 2004 in the critically acclaimed Wonderfalls from Hannibal creator Bryan Fuller.
Dhavernas currently resides in Montréal.