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Erin Allier Moriarty (born June 24, 1994) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Annie Jan / Starlight in the Amazon Prime Video series The Boys (2019–present), which is based on the comic book series of the same name. Prior to The Boys, she had notable roles in Netflix’s Jessica Jones (2015), HBO’s True Detective (2014), and ABC’s Red Widow (2013). Outside of television, she has appeared in the acclaimed independent films The Kings of Summer and Captain Fantastic among others.

Erin Moriarty
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Born
Erin Elair Moriarty

June 24, 1994 (age 26)

New York City, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2010–present
Height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Social account

 

Early life

Moriarty was born and raised in New York City. She began acting at the age of 11, starring as Annie in Annie’s 2005 community theater production. Upon graduating from high school, she avoided attending college to pursue acting.

Acting career

Moriarty was featured in her first professional roles as a teenager, starring in the television series One Life to Live and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Her first role was as Vince Vaughn’s daughter in the 2012 comedy film The Watch; Kelly, the love interest of Nick Robinson’s character in the 2013 indie comedy The Kings of Summer; and Natalie, the daughter of the main character in the short-lived ABC drama series Red Widow.

She was then cast in a supporting role in the sci-fi film After the Dark, which premiered in 2013, and had a recurring role as Audrey Hart in the first season of True Detective, in trouble with Woody Harrelson’s character. children. In September 2014, Erin Moriarty was named one of the best actors under twenty years old by IndieWire. He was cast in Ouija that same year, but after a reshoot, his scenes were dropped from the final film.

In February 2015, it was announced that she had joined the main cast of Netflix’s Jessica Jones. In the show’s first season, which was released in November 2015, Moriarty played Hope, a college student whose life is ruined by the main villain, Kilgrave.

She appeared in Blood Father, 2016 film starring Mel Gibson. Her role as Gibson’s daughter in Blood Father was praised by critics such as Manohla Dargis of The New York Times, Alonso Durald of The Wrap, and Owen Gleberman of Variety, But the A.V. Club felt she was not convinced and Alan Salkin of the Daily News felt that people like Gibson and William H. Massey had overshadowed her. Later that year, he starred in the horror film Within. Moriarty also had a supporting role in the critically acclaimed film Captain Fantastic, in which he played the love interest of the character George McKay. For this film, he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

In June 2016, she was cast in the lead role in the LD Entertainment feature film The Miracle Season, alongside Danika Yarosh and Helen Hunt; The film was released in 2018. In 2018 also, she appeared in the film The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir and Monster Party. Later that year, she appeared in Driven, which revolved around the sting operation that brought down auto mogul John DeLorean; The film premiered at the 2018 Venice Film Festival and was filmed in Puerto Rico during Hurricane Maria in 2017.

In December 2017, she was cast as Annie Jan/Starlight in The Boys, an adaptation of Garth Ennis in Amazon Studios and Derrick Robertson’s comic book of the same name. The series was released in July 2019. The show’s second season premiered in September 2020, and a third season was confirmed in 2021.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2012 The Watch Chelsea McAllister
2013 The Kings of Summer Kelly
2014 After the Dark Vivian
2016 Blood Father Lydia Link
2016 Captain Fantastic Claire McCune Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated—Seattle Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble Cast
2016 Within Hannah Alexander
2017 Kong: Skull Island Bar Guest #3 Cameo
2018 The Miracle Season Kelley Fliehler
2018 The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Marie Rivière Multilingual film
2018 Driven Katy Connors
2018 Monster Party Alexis Dawson
2021 Pakiri

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2010 One Life to Live Whitney Bennett 6 episodes
2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Dru Episode: “Flight”
2013 Red Widow Natalie Walraven Main role; 8 episodes
2014 True Detective Audrey Hart 3 episodes
2015 Jessica Jones Hope Shlottman Main role (season 1); 7 episodes
2019–present The Boys Annie January / Starlight Main role; 16 episodes

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