Madelyn Cline’s Boyfriend & 9 Other Lesser Known Facts About The ‘Outer Banks’ Star
Outer Banks is preparing to air its second season this summer. the Netflix The show takes place in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. There is a major divide between the working class dwellers (the Pogues) and the wealthy seasonal residents (the Kooks). The Pogues are four teenagers who live at The Cut and are determined to find out what happened to one of the members, John B’s father. Along the way, they uncover a treasure that could give them clues.
Madelyn Cline, 23, plays Sarah, one of the Kooks. She was born in Charlestown, South Carolina. Even if Outer Banks is Cline’s big break, you might be wondering if you’ve seen it before. And the answer is probably yes. She has made appearances on other shows.
You know she’s an actress, but do you know what roles she’s played in or who her boyfriend is? Read on to find out 10 facts you didn’t know about her.
ten Her boyfriend is Outer Banks star Chase Stokes
By the end of Season 1, John B. (Chase Stokes) and Sarah Cameron became a couple, and the chemistry wasn’t just on screen. Stokes uploaded a photo to his Instagram on June 14, 2020, confirming the relationship. However, this did not happen right away. In fact, it wasn’t until their forties that the couple realized their feelings for each other. They quarantined themselves with other co-stars and became closer.
9 They starred together in a music video
In September 2020, Kygo released a remix of Donna Summer’s hit, “Hot Stuff.” The video shows Cline and Stokes cycling around town. They come across this store at night, to which Stokes has the keys. Then a Dirty dance the scene follows. The chemistry between the two is undeniable and shows their love blossoming in blue and purple hues. They prove they are really hot stuff.
8 As a child, she modeled and acted in commercials
Before being on your screens and televisions in big shows, Cline starred in commercials as a child, including State Farm, Sunoco Motorsports, T-Mobile Oversharing, and more. Cline also appeared in a print advertisement for TIFF. From the age of 10, she spent her summers traveling from South Carolina to New York for modeling gigs. Cline even made the cover of “American Girl” magazine.
7 She’s never actually been to the Outer Banks
Not many people know it, but Outer Banks is not actually filmed in OB, NC. It’s actually in Goose Creek, SC, 30 minutes from where Cline grew up, so she, and probably most of the cast, has never been in the real Outer Banks. Netflix has decided not to shoot in North Carolina because they disagree with the conservative laws North Carolina has passed regarding the LGBT + community.
6 Madelyn starred in ‘Boy Erased’
In 2018, Madelyn starred in the biographical drama film, Boy erased, who follows a boy who is gay and is forced into a conversion therapy camp. The films star Nicole Kidman, Joe Alwyn, Russel Crowe, and more. Cline played Chloe, a straight cheerleader from a strict Baptist family who plays Jared, the main character, the girlfriend while still figuring out his sexuality.
5 She was a guest star in ‘Stranger Things’ and ‘The Originals’
Do you recognize the girl in the middle? It’s Madelyn! She appeared in the second season of Strange things like Tina, one of the popular girls who hung out with Steve Harrington. Cline starred in two episodes, “MADMAX” and “Trick or Treat, Freak”. Another interesting fact is that her boyfriend also starred in a season 1 episode. The originals, she played Jessica, a French Quarter witch and appeared in three episodes.
4 Cline is not a natural blonde
Although she is blonde in most of her roles, Cline is actually a brunette. Actors tend to dye their hair a lot for roles and have to stay that color for a long time. It makes sense because her brother Outer Banks (played by Drew Starkey) is also blonde. Maybe when the show is over, she’ll let things go back to normal, but for now, she’s having fun as a blonde.
3 Besides acting, she pursued many hobbies
She is not only good at acting, but also at many other hobbies. Cline began horseback riding, advanced ballet, and learned to play the guitar, a skill she learned in quarantine. Also, according to her Screen Actors Guild Page, Cline speaks French at the conversational level. She’s also dabbled in improvisation and loves photography, as you can see on her Instagram page.
2 She moved to Los Angeles, despite her parents’ wishes
Her parents, Mark and Pam Cline, didn’t want Madelyn to move from South Carolina to Los Angeles, but she did. Cline went to college in her hometown and dropped out after deciding to pursue an acting career. Then she moved to LA once she had enough money. She was not happy in college and decided to pursue her dreams. Her parents fully support her now.
1 Madelyn suffered from an eating disorder when she was younger
In one interview with Women’s health, Cline spoke of an eating disorder when she was a teenager. She was around 16 when she started working out hard and cutting calories, eating just six almonds for breakfast. In addition to working out, Cline was dancing and weightlifting which only added to her weight loss. Her mother helped her and she learned to love her body.
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