Jet Tranter is best known for her series regular role of ‘Leandra’ in Netflix fantasy crime drama Tidelands (2018). Playing opposite Elsa Pataky, Jet demonstrated her physical and acting prowess as vicious bodyguard and sometimes lover to Adrielle, the half-Siren Queen of L’Attente, and performed all her own stunts during filming of the eight episode series.
Jet began her acting career in Melbourne, Australia, with numerous roles in short films, TV commercials, and music videos. Her background as an accomplished martial artist soon led her to be discovered, co-starring as Australian MMA fighter ‘Cassidy Young’ in Lady Blood Fight (2016) - a female fury martial arts film produced by Voltage Pictures and released internationally.
Since then, Jet has appeared in Marvel’s action-comedy blockbuster Thor: Ragnurok (2017) as ‘Valkeryie Sister’ part of an elite group of Asgardian warriors led by ‘Valkyrie’ (Tessa Thompson).
Other notable appearances include her role as ‘Shao’ in Australian television drama Sisters (2017) for Network Ten and in the lead role of ‘Lyssa’ in the VCA / St Kilda Film Festival Short, Shadow Boxer (2017).
In her latest feature film, Occupation Rainfall (2020), Jet stars in the lead role of resistance leader Amelia Chambers, heading the fight against an alien threat to save humanity from extinction. Never one to back down from a challenge, Jet performed all her own stunts for the film’s action sequences. Working closely with the production team, Jet was also instrumental in creating the alien dialect for the ‘Greys’, the invading alien race in the Occupation series.