Shenae Grimes, now known as Shenae Grimes-Beech, (born October 24, 1989) is a Canadian actress from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is best known for her role as Darcy Edwards on Degrassi: The Next Generation. She had a recurring role on Disney's Naturally Sadie with Degrassi co-star Charlotte Arnold, who played Holly J. Sinclair on the show. Shenae was in a music video for Our Lady Peace. She also played a supporting role in True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet. Grimes also appeared in Picture This! with following co-star Lauren Collins. She had a cameo in the horror film Scream 4. One of her closest friends from the show Degrassi is Sarah Barrable-Tishauer although they barely had any interaction on the show. She is also still close with Cassie Steele, Miriam McDonald, and Nina Dobrev. She also starred in 90210, a CW spinoff of Beverly Hills 90210, as one of the main characters, Annie Wilson.


  • Shenae is a Scorpio.
  • She was named one of the world's most beautiful people by People magazine (2009).
  • She has a tattoo on the right side of her ribcage which says "Myself and I".
  • She accepted the role of Annie Wilson on 90210 after Hilary Duff declined it.
  • She was "Rebecca Harper" in the pilot episode Glimmer of the show The Latest Buzz, a role later filled by Zoë Belkin when the show aired. Part 1Part 2
  • She and her friend were kidnapped in the 4th grade, by a father of a former friend. Shenae Grimes Kidnapping Story
  • She was in the music video 'All you did was save my life' by Our Lady Peace.
  • She is in a short video/movie. Watch it here!Behind the scenes
  • She has written and performed a song called "Myself & I". Watch the video here!
  • She shares a birthday with Aubrey Graham (Jimmy) although he's 3 years older.
  • Shenae Grimes has directed this video.
  • According to a recent interview on Chelsea Lately, she is an atheist.
  • She guest starred on America's Next Top Model Cycle 19 College Edition, on the episode "The Girl Who Cries Home".
  • She is now married. Her husband is Josh Beech, a British model. The couple wed on May 10th just outside of London. She later confirmed the marriage by sharing a photo on her Twitter, which was captioned, "I now pronounce us Mr. and Mrs. Beech! Ahhh! Xx"
  • She has given birth to a baby on September 27, 2018. She announced on Instagram that she is a mother of a girl named Bowie Scarlett Beech.