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The Strain

Season Premiere Sunday July 16

Natalie Brown stars as “Kelly Goodweather,” a human turned strigoi who became the perfect tool of the Master due to her fixation on finding her son Zack.

Now that she is Zack’s main caretaker, the Master gives her even greater access to her old personality and memories – all as a means of further manipulating the boy. Kelly must constantly battle her instinctive desire to drink Zack, for the Master is intent on preserving him for a mysterious greater purpose.

Originally from Timmins, Ontario, Natalie Brown has had a diverse career spanning nearly two decades, with an early start working on numerous high profile print, commercial and voice campaigns throughout North America and Asia. She studied Fine Arts at York University. Her passion for people, language, travel and the arts proved to be a springboard for her eventual career in film and television.

Brown is best known for her starring turn as the charmingly imperfect single mom in the hit CBC series Sophie, which garnered her a Gemini nomination for "Best Lead Performance in a Comedy." Additionally, she has had numerous recurring roles and guest starring spots on series such as CW's iZombie, USA's Covert Affairs, and SyFy's Being Human and Bitten.