Terra Wellington is an American actress, writer, and producer. Her start as a young writer and performer began in Chicago, in speech and concert piano competitions, along with student journalism and a love for international cinema. Her parents have English, Irish, German, and French ancestry. Her father was a celebrated organist and pianist, and her mother is a writer and illustrator.

She cultivated her acting talents through extensive performing and training in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, and the UK, including with Gregory Berger-Sobeck of Yale University. She has worked in both television and film, predominantly as a lead in indie films portraying sophisticated women in uncertain, vulnerable situations.

Her writing and creative producing include both TV series, feature work, and morning television. Terra is a PGA Create Finalist 2022 and BAFF Quarter Finalist for her supernatural drama TV series “Magnolia Hill.” She is also the creator of the paranormal drama TV series “What Dreams Are Made Of” (BAFF Honorable Mention) and the sci-fi thriller feature film “Habitable.” Prior commissioned works include the adapted feature screenplay “Yankees West” about the injustices and triumphs in 1930s Los Angeles, co-creator and writer on the children’s television series “Princess Zara” with themes of boosting children’s self-esteem, and co-creator of the unscripted wellness series “Inside Out.”

She is also the author of “The Mom’s Guide to Growing Your Family Green: Saving the Earth Begins at Home” (St. Martin’s Press) and chapter contributor to “The Reducetarian Solution” (TarcherPerigee). Additionally, Terra wrote Balanced Living (a U.S. syndicated column). And she was also the wellness editor for two U.S. national magazines Real and Fit Body. Currently, she is the editor in chief at

Known for her wellness and environmental advocacy, she has appeared in over 2000 morning TV guest interviews. She has worked with hundreds of brands as a spokesperson, including adidas, Disney, PUR, Silk, LG, Kashi, Colgate, GNC, Tom’s of Maine, and Daiya.

Terra resides in Los Angeles. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA, Film Independent, WIF, and The Gotham.