Shannon Berry is an Australian actress who is best known for playing the role of Dot Campbell in Amazon Prime’s survival thriller series The Wilds (2020).
Shannon Berry was born as Shannon Grace Berry on Tuesday, July 27, 1999 (age 21 years; as of 2020), and she hails from Melbourne, Australia. During her school days, Shannon was an introvert, and she had a tough time making friends at school. In an interview, she said,
When I was growing up, I did find it really hard to find my people and especially at school and just learning to accept that not everyone is going to like you.”
Later, in 2017, she quit her schooling for playing the role of Brody Jordan in the Netflix series Offspring. In an interview, she said,
I actually left school to do Offspring, so maybe my advice isn’t that great! (laughs) Don’t be afraid to take it seriously. You will have people in your life who are going to tell you that this is just a dream and people will tell you that you need to have a ‘plan B’.”
Height: 5′ 7″
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Light Brown
Shannon Berry’s father’s name is David Berry, and her mother, Nerissa Sutcliffe Berry, works at a kindergarten school. Shannon has two brothers, Lane Berry and Reid Berry.
In 2016, Shannon Berry made her television debut with the show ‘Hunters’ in which she played the role of Emme Dawson.
Later, she made cameo appearances in the shows Romper Stomper (2018) and Monday Night Menace (2018).
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In 2017, she made her digital debut with Netflix’s Australian comedy-drama ‘Offspring’ in which she played the role of Brody Jordan.
In 2020, she came into the limelight with Amazon Prime’s The Wilds in which she played the role of Dot Campbell. The series showcases the lives of a group of teen girls who must fight for survival while they are stuck on a deserted island after a plane crash.
In 2018, she made her film debut with The Gateway in which she played the role of Samantha Chandler.
- Shannon Berry has a tattoo inked on her arm that she referred to as ‘The Keyhole’ in one of her Instagram posts. The tattoo resembles a landscape of Piha Beach, New Zealand.
- Although Berry had appeared in various Australian shows prior to The Wilds (2020), while auditioning for the role of Dot Campbell, Berry was working at a McDonald’s outlet in Melbourne, Australia. In an interview, she said,
But after I did Offspring, I worked at McDonald’s so I could live in Melbourne and I was talking to Sarah Stricher [writer of The Wilds] while doing callbacks from the McDonald’s break room.”
- In a tweet, Shannon Berry revealed that she belonged to the LGBTQ community.