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Creator / Elizabeth Ludlow

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Elizabeth Faith Ludlow (born June 5, 1989 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American actress of mixed African-American/Caucasian ancestry. She grew up in Savannah, Georgia, and was adopted at an early age.

They have a degree in theatre, while having chosen it over soccer. She became involved with acting while going to Georiga State University, joining a troupe there. Their father had urged Ludlow to stay fit, advice she has followed all her life.

Ludlow is queer and uses she/they pronouns. She's best known for past roles in USA Network series Satisfaction, The Walking Dead and Another Life (2019). They also have had roles in a number of other movies and TV shows.

She is currently dating Carlena Britch, a Canadian actress. Ludlow is outspoken in support of LGBT+ rights. Ludlow states she's drawn to strong female characters and hopes to inspire women or girls with her work by playing them.

Selected filmography:

Tropes in her work include:

  • Action Girl: Many of her characters are tough, capable women with combat skills.
  • Ambiguously Brown: She's mixed race, but their characters are often of unspecified ethnicity.
  • Boyish Short Hair: Her characters get this as it's Ludlow's style, which fits as they're generally action girls, tomboys, or in some cases lesbians.
  • Queer Character, Queer Actor: Ludlow has played two characters who are LGBT+ like them.
    • In Equal, she played the real Butch Lesbian Stormé DeLarverie, who protected the LGBT+ community in New York City with her guns (DeLarverie's scuffle with the NYPD is often identified as the spark of the famous Stonewall Riot).
    • They play another lesbian, Keeya, who's married to another woman in Peacemaker.
  • Tanktop Tomboy: Her characters are generally tomboy action girls who are often shown wearing tanktops.