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Briana Evigan is a Actor American born on 23 october 1986 at Los Angeles (USA)

Briana Evigan

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Birth name Briana Evigan
Nationality USA
Birth 23 october 1986 (37 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

Briana Barbara-Jane Evigan (born October 23, 1986) is an American actress and dancer. She is perhaps best known for her roles as Andie West in the Step Up series and Cassidy Tappan in Sorority Row. She started dancing at the age of 9 and is still dancing as part of her career today. Evigan has been noted as a Scream Queen for starring in many horror and thriller films, such as Sorority Row, Burning Bright, Mother's Day, The Devil's Carnival, its sequel, Alleluia!, Stash House, Mine Games, and the second season of From Dusk Till Dawn.

Biography

Briana Evigan, née le 23 octobre 1986 à Los Angeles, est la fille de l’acteur Greg Evigan, qui a joué dans Melrose Place et Les Dessous de Veronica, et de la mannequin-actrice Pamela Serpe. Briana est la cadette de la famille. Son frère Jason Evigan est le chanteur du groupe After Midnight Project. Sa sœur Vanessa Lee Evigan est, elle aussi, actrice dans des séries américaines comme How I Met Your Mother.

Briana a commencé à étudier la danse à l'âge de neuf ans. Elle est aussi chanteuse et pianiste du groupe Moorish Idol. Elle a fait ses premiers pas devant la caméra en 1996 dans House of the Damned où elle joue la fille de son père, Greg Evigan. En 2003, elle a le premier rôle dans le clip de Linkin Park, Numb, où elle joue une jeune fille perturbée par sa mère très autoritaire. Par la suite, Briana est apparue dans plusieurs films.



La jeune femme joue le rôle d’une fille qui veut devenir actrice dans Something Sweet en 2004. Puis, en 2006, elle interprète une lycéenne dans Bottoms up . Côté clip, en 2008, Briana tient le rôle principal pour la chanson Push d’Enrique Iglesias. L’année 2008 est celle de son premier grand rôle dans Sexy Dance 2. Briana Evigan y joue Andie West, une nouvelle étudiante un peu rebelle qui arrive dans une école de danse. En 2009, son interprétation de Cassidy Tappan dans Sœurs de sang (Sorority Row) lui permet d'obtenir, avec les autres actrices de ce film, un ShoWest Awards dans la catégorie « Female Star of Tomorrow ».

Dans le film Burning Bright, elle interprète le rôle principal de Kelly Taylor. Malgré des critiques positives, le film est sorti directement en DVD, le 17 août 2010.


Briana Evigan joue le rôle d'Annette Langston dans le film Mother's Day, remake d'un film du même nom de 1980, prévu pour 2011. Le réalisateur est Darren Lynn Bousman qui est connu pour trois films de la saga Saw. Ils se sont déjà rencontrés en 2008 dans Le Réveillon de la fin du monde (New Year's Day), épisode 6 de la série télévisée Fear Itself. En 2012, elle joue le rôle de Ms. Merrywood dans le film The Devil's Carnival de Darren Lynn Bousman. En 2014, elle rejoue le rôle d'Andie West dans Sexy Dance 5.

Best films

Step Up 3D (2010)
(Actress)

Usually with

Mari Koda
Mari Koda
(4 films)
Brian Jun
Brian Jun
(1 films)
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Filmography of Briana Evigan (25 films)

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Actress

Love Is All You Need?
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Emily Osment, Briana Evigan, Tyler Blackburn, Jeremy Sisto, Elisabeth Röhm, Ana Ortiz
Roles Jude Klein
Rating61% 3.0510053.0510053.0510053.0510053.051005
When a female quarterback (Briana Evigan) falls in love with a journalist (Tyler Blackburn) they are harassed after their relationship becomes public as the world is overwhelmingly homosexual and heterosexuality is publicly reviled.
Alleluia! The Devil's Carnival
Directed by Darren Lynn Bousman
Origin USA
Genres Horror, Musical
Themes Circus films, Demons in film, Musical films
Actors Paul Sorvino, Terrance Zdunich, Dayton Callie, David Hasselhoff, Adam Pascal, Briana Evigan
Roles Ms. Merrywood
Rating64% 3.243953.243953.243953.243953.24395
The film opens on a train conducted by Lucifer carrying condemned souls back to Heaven. As they near, the damned begin to involuntarily sing hymns and Ms. Merrywood finds a horseshoe-shaped pendant (Shovel and Bone). In Heaven, God discusses the crisis with his favorite angel, The Agent, as Ms. Merrywood is interrogated by the sadistic Translators about her presence and the pendant. In Hell, Ticket Keeper comes to Lucifer with his misgivings about the carnies' lack of discipline and Lucifer's reticence to discuss his plans, but Lucifer dismisses him on the entrance of a cloaked figure. He opens a book entitled "The Filly and the Lapdog" (patterned on Aesop's fable "The Ass and the Lapdog") and begins to read.
ToY
ToY (2015)

Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Briana Evigan, Bre Blair, Matt O'Leary, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Paul Rae, Darcy DeMoss
Roles Chloe
Rating52% 2.613242.613242.613242.613242.61324
C'est l'histoire d'une jeune photographe qui tombe amoureuse d'une travailleuse du sexe de 44 ans.
Lap Dance
Lap Dance (2014)

Genres Drama
Actors Carmen Electra, Ali Cobrin, Robert James Hoffman III, James Remar, Stacey Dash, Briana Evigan
Roles Tasha
Rating46% 2.3024552.3024552.3024552.3024552.302455
The film is described as a modern-day Indecent Proposal, and it revolves around Monica (Ali Cobrin), an aspiring actress who, in order to care for her cancer-stricken father, makes a pact with her fiancé to take a job as an exotic dancer. However, once the pact is broken, the couple's lives are changed forever. The film was released theatrically on December 5th, 2014 by Entertainment One domestically.
Step Up All In, 1h52
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Action, Adventure, Musical, Romance
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Musical films
Actors Ryan Guzman, Briana Evigan, Alyson Stoner, Adam G. Sevani, Izabella Miko, Mari Koda
Roles Andie
Rating59% 2.9732352.9732352.9732352.9732352.973235
Sean (Ryan Guzman) and his crew the Mob from the previous film are in Los Angeles trying to make a living from dancing, but are turned down at every audition. After being refused at another audition, the Mob visit a club where they are noticed and challenged to a dance battle by another crew, the Grim Knights. The Grim Knights win the battle and the Mob decides to pack up and leave Los Angeles and return to Miami, thinking there is nothing left for them and that they aren't ready for Los Angeles.
Step Up All In, 1h52
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical, Romance
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Musical films
Actors Ryan Guzman, Briana Evigan, Misha Gabriel, Adam G. Sevani, Izabella Miko, Alyson Stoner
Roles Andie
Rating59% 2.9732352.9732352.9732352.9732352.973235
Sean (Ryan Guzman) and his crew the Mob from the previous film are in Los Angeles trying to make a living from dancing, but are turned down at every audition. After being refused at another audition, the Mob visit a club where they are noticed and challenged to a dance battle by another crew, the Grim Knights. The Grim Knights win the battle and the Mob decides to pack up and leave Los Angeles and return to Miami, thinking there is nothing left for them and that they aren't ready for Los Angeles.
Puncture Wounds, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Martial arts, Action, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Dolph Lundgren, Vinnie Jones, Briana Evigan, Gianni Capaldi, Robert LaSardo
Roles Tanya
Rating43% 2.163862.163862.163862.163862.16386
John Nguyen is a veteran suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder. Despite his status as a war hero, he's had difficulty adjusting to civilian life. When he hears a woman scream, he investigates and gets into a fight with several Aryan Nation thugs who are hassling Tanya, a prostitute in the service of local crime boss Hollis. Tanya is horrified when John kills all but one of the thugs; although thankful for his help, she says that John has doomed them both to die at Hollis' hands. Planning to flee the city, Tanya buys a bus ticket, but Hollis convinces her to stay by promising her that she can come off the streets and live with him again. Hollis directs his lieutenant Vin to murder John's family. Although reluctant, Vin complies. Enraged, John tracks down Bennett, a drug dealer, and strikes back at Hollis' meth business, brutally killing several of the men responsible for his family's death.
A Star for Christmas, 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Christmas films
Actors Briana Evigan, Corey Sevier, Brooke Burns, Travis Van Winkle, Sean Ali Stone, Caia Coley
Roles Cassie
Rating51% 2.5666752.5666752.5666752.5666752.566675
Cassie Drake (Briana Evigan), pâtissière dans une petite ville, voit sa vie bouleversée lorsque Nolan Denver (Sean Stone), un célèbre réalisateur, arrive dans sa boutique. Celui-ci tombe sous le charmes des cupcakes de Cassie, et lui passe une commande pour son tournage. La jeune femme hésite, puis accepte. Quelque temps après, un jeune homme Alex (Corey Sevier), tombe lui aussi sous le charme des cupcakes de Cassie. Tous deux sympathisent et il lui propose de faire quelques travaux dans sa boutique sauf qu'en réalité il est acteur et va tourner dans le dernier film de Nolan Denver...
Stash House
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Dolph Lundgren, Jon Huertas, Briana Evigan, Sean Faris, Lance E. Nichols
Roles Emma Nash
Rating47% 2.358312.358312.358312.358312.35831
The film begins with a man going into a church. He enters the confessional booth where he tells the priest he would like to make a donation to the church, but before the father can accept, the man shoots himself in the head.
Rites of Passage, 1h38
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror
Actors Wes Bentley, Christian Slater, Kate Maberly, Ryan Donowho, Briana Evigan, Travis Van Winkle
Roles Penelope
Rating40% 2.0228752.0228752.0228752.0228752.022875
Un étudiant d'anthropologie studieux décrie sa position dans une société qui échoue à fournir une cérémonie pour marquer sa transition dans le monde des adultes. Il guide ses camarades de classe au ranch rural abandonné de sa famille. Là ils rencontrent son frère, qui est dans une spirale psychotique de toxicomanie et la culpabilité.
The Devil's Carnival, 56minutes
Directed by Darren Lynn Bousman
Origin USA
Genres Musical theatre, Documentary, Horror, Musical
Themes Circus films, Films about music and musicians, Demons in film, Musical films
Actors Sean Patrick Flanery, Briana Evigan, Jessica Lowndes, Paul Sorvino, Dayton Callie, Terrance Zdunich
Roles Ms. Merrywood
Rating59% 2.9970652.9970652.9970652.9970652.997065
God, in his heavenly workshop, is painting the face onto a doll. He messes up on the eyebrows, and tosses the doll into a bin labeled Broken, and begins working on another one. Meanwhile, on Earth, three people are about to meet their deaths. John, a grieving father, slits his wrists in his own grief after losing his son, Daniel. A thief, Ms. Merrywood, is killed in her trailer after a shootout with police. Tamara, a teenage girl, is killed by her angry boyfriend. All three are greeted by denizens of Hell as they die (Heaven's All Around).
Mine Games
Mine Games (2012)
, 1h33
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Themes Time travel films, Temporal paradox, Alternate history films
Actors Briana Evigan, Julianna Guill, Joseph Cross, Ethan Peck, Alex Meraz, Rafi Gavron
Roles Lyla
Rating53% 2.6542352.6542352.6542352.6542352.654235
A van arrives at a gas station, where a nearby newspaper announces an "unidentified girl found dead in forest". The van belongs to a group of seven friends – Michael, Lyla, TJ, Claire, Lex, Rose, and Guy – who are traveling to a mutual friend's cabin in the woods for a vacation. Michael, who is driving, gets lost in the dark and swerves to avoid a waving figure in the road. The van crashes, which forces them to travel by foot. They arrive at a well-furnished cabin where Rose finds a written note telling "TJ, Lex, Claire" to wait there for them, so they assume that this is the house.
Subject: I Love You, 1h37
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Actors Briana Evigan, Jericho Rosales, Dean Cain, Dante Basco, Kristin Bauer, Lauren Bittner
Roles Butterfly
Rating55% 2.7705552.7705552.7705552.7705552.770555
Inspired by the "I u" computer virus, the film tells the story of a young man, Victor, who will do anything to reconnect with Butterfly, the only woman he has ever loved- even if it means entangling himself in an international criminal investigation.