Imagine how tough it would be having an amazing job about which you can reveal very little, even to your closest relatives and friends. We’re not talking about the CIA. We’re talking about starring on a hit show in its final season, HBO’s “True Blood.” Amelia Rose Blaire plays Willa, Governor Burrell’s newly-turned vampire daughter. Fans have watched her struggle with her allegiances between her father and Eric (Alexander Skarsgaard) - the man responsible for turning her into a vampire. She talked to Jeff Michael and Christine Devine about her role, the show’s final season and keeping work secrets from her sister.
Born in New York City, Blaire was a classically trained ballerina until she enrolled in The Sanford Meisner Center at the young age of 15. After graduating, Amelia studied with Oscar-nominated actress Lindsay Crouse who referred her to David Mamet and William H. Macy's founded Atlantic Acting School where she studied conservatory theatre with Felicity Huffman, Clark Gregg, and Camryn Manheim. Through her extensive theatre training, Amelia has landed guest starring roles on numerous hit TV shows including NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Grimm," and CW's "90210."
In addition, Amelia is a proud member of the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and a devoted advocate for underprivileged children across the nation. She hopes to use her voice to help spread a positive message of empowerment to young girls in need.When she's not filming, Amelia enjoys cooking, hiking, sewing and doing yoga. An avid animal lover, she regularly crusades for their loving treatment and adores her 2 cats and rabbit. You can follow her on Twitter @ameliarblaire.