Freya Tingley is Australian-born actress best known for playing Wendy Darling in ABC’s hit tv shows/ Once Upon A Time and for her remarkable appearances in movies like X: Night of Vengeance, The Choking Game, and Hemlock Grove.
The 22-year-old Aussie beauty’s love life still remains a mystery while we assume she’s still single, diehard fans of Wendy & Peter ship them so rock solid hard that there number of fanfictions out based on the romance of the duo like Saving Neverland and Save Me Peter Pan among many others. However more than some potential boyfriend, Freya seems to be smitten with simple blisses of life like books, food and travelling. The actress who's not that into dating and affair seems to be heavily into Indian food and movies as per her Instagram profile (@freyatingley).
Apart from that the actress once stated in her Instagram comment that she’d love to play Lolita would there be a remake someday.
Born on March 26, 1994, in Perth, Australia to Coppelia and Chris Tingley, Freya was raised in the suburb of Mount Claremont. Standing at a height of 5’2”, Freya dreamt of becoming a model when she was young. She had once dealt with a fraudulent modeling agent who introduced her to an acting workshop. While working together with acting instructor Ali Roberts, Freya loved it so much she decided to be an actor there and then.
Her first ever professional role was as Young Joan in Caryl Churchill’s play Far Away for The Black Swan Theatre Company in 2008. Since then, she’s been working consistently in a series of films including the short film Bootleg, a singing role in Light as a Feather, X: Night of Vengeance, three voiceovers for Bully for You and the television miniseries Cloudstreet based on Tim Winton’s award-winning novel. In 2011, she played the lead as a deaf girl, in the short film Beneath the Waves by director Renee Marie. This role required Freya to learn sign language.
Freya's break into the acting business came in 2010 after being spotted by talent scout Jason Siner, who recommended her to manager Ken Jacobson in Los Angeles. Freya flew to Los Angeles to meet with him, and he was so impressed that she was signed on the spot. Then, he arranged a meeting with a number of top Los Angeles agents. Eventually, she signed with the Gersh Agency.
In 2012, Freya landed her first lead U.S. role in the Netflix series Hemlock Grove portraying precocious fourteen-year-old novelist Christina Wendell. In 2013, Freya was cast in Once Upon a Time as Wendy, a 13-year-old girl based on the heroine Wendy Darling from the novel Peter Pan. In 2014, Freya had the lead role in The Choking Game and played Francine Valli in Jersey Boys.