Nurturing an impressive body of work encompassing film and television, Tiera Skovbye’s career continues to evolve with diverse and challenging projects.
Skovbye most recently starred in two seasons of the NBC/Global series “Nurses” which followed five young nurses working on the frontlines of a busy downtown hospital, dedicating their lives to helping others, while struggling to help themselves. She also starred in season two of the critically acclaimed series “Dirty John” for USA Network playing the younger version of the title character Betty Broderick.
Many people know Skovbye from the hit series “Riverdale” as Betty Coopers older sister Polly. Additionally, she was last seen as a recurring character on the iconic ABC series “Once Upon A Time” playing Robin, the grown-up daughter of Zelena and Robin Hood. Her other television credits include appearances on “Arrow,” “Supernatural” and “Dead of Summer.” She also played Elizabeth Berkley in Lifetime’s “The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story.”
Segueing effortlessly between television and film, Skovbye starred opposite Jacob Elordi in the romantic drama feature 2 Hearts, and starred in the indie film Summer of ’84, about a group of teenage friends who spend their summer spying on their police office neighbor, who they believe is a serial killer. The film had its world premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Her other film credits include the Open Road feature film Midnight Run with Bella Thorne and Patrick Schwarzenegger, and The Miracle Season with Helen Hunt.
Skovbye has always had a love for theatre and studied many of the plays of William Shakespeare at Bard on the Beach, Western Canada’s largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare Festival, She played the role of Elizabeth in an adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein at the Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island.
A native of Vancouver Canada, Skovbye comes from a Scandinavian background and most of her extended family resides in Sweden and Denmark. She began her acting career at the age of seven when she was spotted by an agent at the Children's Festival in Vancouver. At 13 she began modeling for various designers and campaigns which took her to Asia and Europe.
Skovbye splits her time between Los Angeles and Vancouver.
Find out more about Tiera Skovbye's character in Ride, Missy McMurray.