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Simone Kessell
Gregor Jordan and Simone Kessell 2012 (cropped).jpg
Kessell in 2012
Born (1975-11-07) 7 November 1975 (age 46)
New Zealand
Years active1992–present
Spouse(s)Gregor Jordan

Simone Kessell (born 7 November[citation needed] 1975) is a New Zealand television actress known for her role as Lt. Alicia Washington in the short lived Fox science fiction television series Terra Nova.[1] In 2016, Kessell starred opposite Ray Winstone on the short-lived ABC prime-time television fantasy soap opera Of Kings and Prophets.[2]

Personal life

Kessell is married to Australian director Gregor Jordan. They have two sons, Jack and Beau.[citation needed]



Year Title Role Notes
2001 Stickmen Karen
Lotto Short
2003 Liquid Bridge Jeanne
2005 Sum of Existence Dr. Juliet King
2008 The Informers Nina Metro
Frost/Nixon Airport Check-In Woman
2009 Blue Boy Mrs. Jordan Short
2011 Burning Man Oscar's Teacher
2013 The Lovers Clara Coldstream
2015 San Andreas Kim Swann
2017 2:22 Serena
1% Hayley
2022 Muru Maria


Year Title Role Notes
1992 Homeward Bound Hannah Tumai
1994 Hercules and the Amazon Women Jana TV film
Hercules and the Circle of Fire Girl / Hag TV film
Hercules in the Underworld Girl / Hag TV film
High Tide Young Tennis Star Episode: "Party Time", "Match Point"
The Cartoon Company Presenter
1995–96 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Rena Episode: "What's in a Name?", "The Wedding of Alcmene"
1996 G.P. Joanne Mills Episode: "Someone to Turn To"
McLeod's Daughters Jodi Wilcox TV film
Return to Treasure Island Coral TV film
1997 Xena: Warrior Princess Miss Messini Episode: "Here She Comes... Miss Amphipolis"
Heartbreak High Aurora Episode: "5.23", "5.24"
1998 The Violent Earth TV miniseries
Medivac Dr. Stella O'Shaughness Lead role
1999 Water Rats Eleni Spartels Episode: "Cut-off Point"
Wildside Roxanne Tate Episode: "2.16"
Greenstone Marama
Stingers Despina Polo Episode: "Counting the Beat"
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Havisha Episode: "We'll Always Have Cyprus"
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Kayla Episode: "Love, Amazon Style"
BeastMaster Hyppolyte Episode: "Amazons"
Airtight Portia TV film
2000 Farscape Finzzi Episode: "Dream a Little Dream"
2001 The Lost World Danielle Episode: "Voodoo Queen"
Hard Knox Delicious Malicious TV film
All Saints Naomi Fisher Episode: "The Sign", "Behind Closed Doors"
2002 Mataku Virginia Episode: "The God Child"
2003 White Collar Blue Kaz Episode: "2.4", "2.5"
2005 CSI: Miami Agent Maxwell Episode: "From the Grave"
2007 Criminal Minds Sarah Danlin Episode: "Jones"
2009 Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities Isabelle Wilson Recurring role
Reaper Sally Episode: "No Reaper Left Behind"
Fringe Nurse Episode: "A New Day in the Old Town"
2011 Panic at Rock Island Louise Olsson TV film
Terra Nova Lt. Alicia Washington Recurring role
2014 Fat Tony & Co. Tamara Chippindall Recurring role
2014–15 Wonderland Sasha Clarke Supporting role (series 2–3)
2016 Of Kings and Prophets Queen Ahinoam Lead role
2017 A Bunch of Dicks Michelle Deportes Web short
2018 The Crossing Rebecca Lead role
Pine Gap Belle James
2019-2020 Reckoning Paige Serrato
2022 Obi-Wan Kenobi Breha Organa Miniseries, 2 episodes
Our Flag Means Death Mother Teach Recurring role


  1. ^ Nellie Andreeva. "TV CASTINGS ROUNDUP: 'AMC' Creator To Appear On Soap, Slew Of Actors Join Series". Deadline. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
  2. ^ Denise Petski. "Oliver Rix & Simone Kessell Get Lead Roles in ABC Pilot 'Of Kings And Prophets' - Deadline". Deadline. Retrieved 16 May 2015.