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Who Plays Alice Hart In The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart? Meet Debnam-Carey & Alyla Browne

Alice Hart‘s story unfolds in “The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart,” where she’s portrayed by two actresses. Young Alyla Browne takes on the role of Alice as a child, while the adult Alice is brought to life by Debnam-Carey. Alice’s life is marked by tragedy, suffering abuse from her father, losing both parents in a fire, and then moving in with her grandmother. As she grows into adulthood, she leaves home, only to find herself possibly trapped in a violent relationship.

Debnam-Carey as Grown-Up Alice Hart

Debnam-Carey as Grown-Up Alice Hart
Source: The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart, Amazon Studios

Hailing from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Debnam-Carey was born on July 20, 1993. Her mother, Leone Carey, penned children’s television shows while her father was a musician. Growing up, Debnam-Carey and her sibling would often assist their mother in acting out the segments she wrote.


Debnam-Carey’s education was rooted in the arts. She attended Newtown High School of the Performing Arts, where she played percussion instruments, graduating in 2011.

Personal Life

Her love side has seen its share of ups and downs, including a relationship with Marcus Castrus that ended when he was discovered to be unfaithful.

Career, Movies, TV Shows

Debnam-Carey’s acting journey began at the tender age of eight. Her debut was in a short film called “Martha’s New Coat,” followed by a TV appearance in “McLeod’s Daughter.” Debnam-Carey’s breakthrough came with a recurring role in the sci-fi series “The 100,” where she played Commander Lexa, a formidable leader. Her fame grew with her role in “Fear the Walking Dead,” a critically acclaimed horror drama series.

Her career also includes appearances in short films like “Jigsaw Girl” and “The Branch,” and a leading role in the found-footage disaster film “Into the Storm.” Though the film performed well at the box office, it received mixed reviews. Recently, people may recognize her for the portrayal of the adult Alice Hart in “The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart.”

Alyla Browne As The Child Alice Hart

Alyla Browne As The Child Alice Hart
Source: The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart, Amazon Studios

Alyla Browne, a talented and beautiful young actress, was born in Sydney, Australia, yet grew up in Los Angeles, USA. Her father, a renowned businessman, founded a plastic bottle recycling plant in the USA, giving Alyla a unique background.

Holding dual citizenship in Australia and Estonia, Alyla’s life took an exciting turn when she moved to Los Angeles, California. Thanks to her father’s support, she enrolled in the Beverly Hills Playhouse Acting School.


Her debut was a brief two-episode stint as Maddy in the 2019 TV series “Mr. Inbetween.” The following year, she played Angie in “Children of the Corn.”

In 2021, she portrayed Tatiana in “Nine Perfect Strangers” for seven episodes. Her roles continued with “Three Thousand Years of Longing” in 2022 as Young Alithea, two episodes as Young Hedwig in “Eden,” and Young Jessica in “True Spirit” in 2023. Alyla’s latest role is the young Alice Hart in Amazon Studios’ “The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart.”