Mary Elise Hayden (born April 18, 1985) is an American actress born in West Palm Beach, Florida. She is best known for her role as Pippa Middleton in the 2011 Lifetime TV movie William & Kate.

Hayden was born at Good Samaritan Hospital, West Palm Beach, FL. Her mother was a college professor, her father a banker. She studied at the Young Actors Theater in Tallahassee, Florida, for seven years and attended the Middle School of the Arts in North Palm Beach, Florida, and, in West Palm Beach, Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts, where she majored in voice and theater. After graduating, she attended the New York Film Academy studying all aspects of film production before moving to Los Angeles.

Hayden has made many lead and supporting appearances in major theatrical releases, independent films and music videos. She also sings and plays mandolin and keyboard, occasionally substituting in Adrian Grenier's band The Honey Brothers.

Critical reviews and awardsEdit

Hayden's film Kathy T (Hayden title lead) won Audience Choice Award for Best Feature Film in 2007. In 2009, We Are the Mods (Hayden lead) won Audience Choice Award, Screenwriting Award and Sound Track Award. She was described as "a force of nature" by Hollywood entertainment magazine Variety.


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Kathy T Kathy T
2005 Popstar Bobette Video
2006 The Modern Unicorn's Guide to Love and Magic Paige Short film
2006 Friendly Fire Mermaid Video
2007 Redline Liz Athen
2009 Model/Photographer Nicolette Short film
2009 Dance Flick Ballet Dancer
2009 We Are the Mods Nico
2010 Heart of Now Monica
2011 Surrogate Valentine
2011 In Time Jazz Singer
2012 Got Rights? American Girl Short film
2012 Solipsist Short film


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Entourage Flirty Driver / Hot Girl in Gym "Pilot", "The Review"
2010 10 Things I Hate About You Co'lliviette "Revolution", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough"
2011 William & Kate Philippa "Pippa" Middleton TV film
2013/14 Ravenswood Bea "Home Is Where the Heart Is (Seriously--Check the Floorboards)"


Title Role Notes
Tommy Mrs. Walker Carefree Theater (West Palm Beach, Florida)
Jesus Christ Superstar Mary Carefree Theater (West Palm Beach, Florida)
That Other Show Mrs. Dopplegangler Dreyfoos School of the Arts
You Can't Take It with You Olga Katrina Dreyfoos School of the Arts
Glimpses Vignette Leads Lake Worth Theater (Lake Worth, Florida)

Music Video AppearancesEdit

Mary Elise Hayden has appeared in over 40 music videos (many leads), including those of Brandyn Burnette, Hot Chip, Avril Lavigne, Silversun Pickups, AFI, Three Days Grace, Ethan Gold, The Dares, Delphic, Veil Veil Vanish, Metro Station, Fat Boy Slim, Sean Lennon, Christopher Dane Owens, Bob Sinclar, 'Lil Chris, 69 Eyes, US5, Josh Groban, Senses Fail, Plus44, Meatloaf, Brandy, Goo Goo Dolls, Bedroom Scene, Junkie XL, System of a Down, Kelly Osbourne, The Starting Line, Good Charlotte, New Found Glory, Five Cent Wish, Frank Rose, Everyday Sunday.

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