Tiera Skovbye is a Canadian actress and model She is known for starring in television films such as her role playing Elizabeth Berkley in Lifetime’s The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story, and for her recurring roles as Polly Cooper on The CW series Riverdale and as Robin on the ABC television series Once Upon a Time.
Born Name Tiera Skovbye
Nick Name Tiera
Occupation Actress and model
Years active 2005–present
Born May 06, 1995, 25, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Sun Sign Taurus
Height 5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
Hair Color Blonde. However, she occasionally dyes her hair brown or goes for brunette highlights.
Eye Color Green
Measurements 33-24-35 in or 84-61-89 cm
Bra size 32A
Mother – Tine Skovbye
Siblings – Alissa Skovbye (Younger Sister) (Actress)
Others – Kim Skovbye (Uncle) (Musician)
She is of Scandinavian descent and some members of her extended family still live in Denmark and Sweden.
Tiera honed her acting skills under the guidance of Kate Twa at Railtown Actors Studio in Vancouver. She is reported to have got training from other top Vancouver acting schools as well.
She is represented by
Vancouver based Play Management, Inc.
Zero Gravity Management.
As a model, she is signed with NEXT Model Management.
As an international model, she has starred in modeling campaigns for some of the fashion brands.
Also, while growing up, she appeared in many commercials for local brands.
Best Known For
Being cast in a supporting role of Polly Cooper in the teen mystery drama TV series, Riverdale.
Having played the leading role of Elizabeth Berkley in the TV film, The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story.
In 2012, she made her first theatrical film appearance in a minor role in Eva Mendes starrer drama movie, Girl in Progress (2012), as Jezabel.
First TV Show
In 2007, Tiera made her TV show debut as a younger version of the lead character (Jane) in the science-fiction action series, Painkiller Jane.
Skovbye’s first substantial role was as the 10-year old Jane on the drama series Painkiller Jane in 2007.
Skovbye has also appeared in a number of television films, most notably Lifetime’s The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story in which she played Elizabeth Berkley.
In early 2017, she began playing the recurring role of Polly Cooper on The CW teen drama series Riverdale.
Skovbye played the recurring role of Robin, the daughter of Zelena and Robin Hood, during the seventh season of Once Upon a Time.
In 2018, Skovbye appeared in the horror mystery film Summer of 84, opposite Graham Verchere, Judah Lewis and Rich Sommer.
On August 14, 2017, Skovbye announced her engagement to Jameson Parker.
Tiera has a fairly active lifestyle and enjoys a host of outdoor activities such as hiking and swimming.
She had initially auditioned for the role of Cheryl Blossom and Betty Cooper in the TV series, Riverdale. However, she was eventually hired for the role of Polly Cooper.
Her acting career started at the age of 7 after she was discovered by a casting agent at the Children’s Festival held in Vancouver.
In 2008, when she had just turned 13, she was discovered by the international modeling agency. They were impressed by her height and natural beauty.
Early in her teens, she honed her acting skills by working with the Vancouver based theatre groups. She was a regular performer at the Bard on the Beach, which is Western Canada’s professional Shakespeare Festival.
She took grueling and professional fencing lessons to prepare for her roles in Blink (movie) and Feign (TV show). Due to these fencing lessons, she became an experienced fencer.
For the opening scene of the pilot episode of Painkiller Jane, she had to shoot an MP5K 9mm machine gun. She was only 11 years old at that time.
In the television movie Forever 16, she was cast to play the role of the older sister of the character her younger sister was playing. Also, she performed all the stunts in the movie on her own, which included riding the Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle.
In May 2017, Tiera was placed on #40 spot on the list featuring Canada’s Most Beautiful as compiled by Hello Magazine’s Canada edition.