Claudia Black is an Australian actress who portrays Dahlia in the second season of The Originals.


Black was born and raised in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She was educated at the Anglican Kambala School, in Sydney, NSW. Black has lived, for extensive periods, in Australia, New Zealand, England, Canada and the United States. Her parents are Australian Medical Academics Doctors Jules and Judy Black.


G. P. Joanna 1993 TV Episode: "A Thousand Flowers", part 1"
Police Rescue Julia 1993 TV Episode: "Double Illusion"
A Country Practice Claire Bonacci 1993–1994 TV Episodes: "Burning Bright", parts 1 & 2
City Life Angela Kosapas 1996 TV series
Amazon High Karina 1997 TV
Water Rats Beth Williams 1997 TV Episode: "All at Sea"
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Cassandra 1997–1998 TV Episodes: "Hercules on Trial" and "Atlantis"
Good Guys, Bad Guys Jill Mayhew 1998 TV Episode: "Naughty Bits"
A Twist in the Tale Morgana 1999 TV Episode: "Obsession in August"
Farscape Aeryn Sun 1999–2003 TV
Pitch Black Sharon Montgomery 2000 Film
Xena: Warrior Princess Amazon # 2 2000 TV Episode: "Lifeblood"
BeastMaster Huna 2001 TV
Queen of the Damned Pandora 2002 Film
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars Aeryn Sun 2004 TV
Naked in London 2005 Film Only promo trailer
One 2005 Film
Stargate SG-1 Vala Mal Doran 2004–2006 TV First appearance: "Prometheus Unbound"
The Dresden Files Liz 2007 TV Episode: "The Other Dick"
Stargate: The Ark of Truth Vala Mal Doran 2008 Film
Stargate: Continuum Vala Mal Doran/Qetesh 2008 Film
Moonlight The Cleaner 2008 TV Episode: "Sonata"
Spike Video Game Awards 2009 Herself 2009 TV Award/Promo Announcer
NCIS Velvet Road 2010 TV Episode: "Borderland"
90210 Guru Sona 2011 TV Episodes: "It's Getting Hot in Here", "All About a Boy" and "Revenge of the Nerd"
Haven Moira 2012 TV Episodes: "Magic Hour", parts 1 & 2
The Originals Dahlia 2015 TV
Containment Sabine Lommens 2016 TV

Voice acting

Title Character Year Format Notes
Farscape: The Game Aeryn Sun 2002 Video game
God of War Artemis 2005 Video game
Neopets: The Darkest Faerie Fauna 2005 Video game
Project Sylpheed Narrator 2007 Video game
Crysis Helena 2007 Video game
Conan A'kanna 2007 Video game
Stolen Life (Machinama Movie) Kieru 2007 Film
Swallowing Darkness Narrator 2008 Audio Book
WarGames: The Dead Code R.I.P.L.E.Y. 2008 Film
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Chloe Frazer 2009 Video game
Dragon Age: Origins Morrigan 2009 Video game Also in the Witch Hunt DLC
Mass Effect 2 Admiral Xen, Matriarch Aethyta, Rachni Envoy 2010 Video game
TERA: Rising Fraya 2011 Video game
Rage Mel 2011 Video game
Gears of War 3 Samantha Byrne 2011 Video game Announced at Comic Con 2010
Rango Angelique 2011 Film
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Chloe Frazer 2011 Video game Revealed in the E3 2011 Trailer
Justice League: Doom Cheetah 2012 Film
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Alyn Shir 2012 Video game
Mass Effect 3 Admiral Xen, Matriarch Aethyta 2012 Video game
The Amazing Spider-Man Whitney Chang 2012 Video game
Diablo III Cydaea 2012 Video game
Strange Frame Parker C. Boyd 2012 Film
Destiny Tess Everis 2014 Video game [5]
Dragon Age: Inquisition Morrigan 2014 Video game
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Queen Marwen 2014 Video game
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