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2000-2010 single guest rolesEdit
List began her career as a child actress at 14 years of age with her debut on Sex & the City, starring Kim Cattrall and Willie Garson, in the third season "Hot Child in the City". Next was the short-lived dramedy Just Legal starring Michael Cavanaugh, Raphael Sbarge, and Faran Tahir in the series' premiere episode with Julie Warner in 2005. Also that year, List guested on Without a Trace starring Enrique Murciano in the fourth season "From the Ashes". Around the same time, List was in the crossover linking CSI: Miami and CSI: New York in the joint "Felony Flight/Manhattan Manhunt" outing, with the former half featuring Grainger Hines and Peter Parros and in the latter, Evan Parke. In 2006, List guested on One Tree Hill starring Barbara Alyn Woods in "All Tomorrow's Parties", directed by David Paymer and also including Brian George, then in 2008, List rounded out her appearances in the CSI franchise guesting on the original starring Wallace Langham and Liz Vassey in the ninth season "Leave Out All the Rest" with recurring performer Melinda Clarke in her iconic role of dominatrix Lady Heather. List finished off the decade on Monk in "Mr. Monk & The Magician" (2009), working with Chase Kim as well as costar Isa Briones's father Jon Jon. List would also guest on the Law & Order spinoff Special Victims Unit in the season 18 episode "The Newsroom" with Christopher McDonald and Mark Moses.
List made her first guest role in the decade with a turn on the 21st century version of Hawaii Five-0, executive produced by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci and starring Daniel Dae Kim, in the first season "Palekaiko". For 2011, List appeared on the political thriller series House of Lies in "Bareback Town" with Leonard Kelly-Young. Peyton also had a small string of DC Entertainment production appearances, first as criminal Lisa Snart in The CW Arrowverse TV series, The Flash. Her next DC appearance was in the Fox TV series Gotham as Ivy Pepper. Her third DC Entertainment appearance was in Batman: Hush (which also starred Rebecca Romijn), an animated film, reprising her role as Poison Ivy.
Television starring rolesEdit
List made her first foray into lead roles in prime time beginning with the short-lived drama Windfall running briefly during the summer of 2006. The premiere, "Crash Into You", featured Matt Malloy and was directed by the aforementioned David Paymer and also included Marlene Forte, and the series finale, "Priceless", was with Frank Military. The series was soon cancelled. List fared slightly better in her next series, Big Shots, also costarring Jessica Collins, which ran from 2007-8. The series premiere included Rick Scarry and List's future fellow PIC performer Necar Zadegan. Both episodes also boasted Lisa Wilcox; "Tall Dark & Hairless" featured Carlos LaCamara and Wayne Thomas Yorke; and "Car Trouble" included John Harrington Bland. Sadly for List and Collins, the show, like nearly every other new series which debuted that season, ended up a casualty of the writers' strike, leaving both looking for new work earlier than expected.
List took on her next series lead role on the sci-fi spy thriller Flashforward (2009-10) co-created by Brannon Braga and costarring Shohreh Aghdashloo and John Cho. The series premiere "No More Good Days", which Braga co-wrote, included in the guest cast Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Loren Lester, and an uncredited Seth MacFarlane. Braga co-scripted the following installment, "White to Play", which brought in film star Alan Ruck; "137 Sekunden" brought in Gabrielle Union, who returned in the next episode "Black Swan"; "Gimme Some Truth" reunited List with Michael Cavanaugh; Addai-Robinson returned in "Scary Monsters & Super Creeps" and "The Gift"; "Believe" had Gina Hecht lending her time; Union returned for "A561984", which also featured Ivar Brogger and James Frain; MacFarlane returned in "Queen Sacrifice"; Addai-Robinson and Frain were back together in "Course Correction", which also included List's future costar Michelle Hurd; "The Negotiation" saw the return of Gabrielle Union, as did the following outing "Countdown". Unfortunately, this series, like List's previous work, did not survive into a second season.
In the fifth season of The CW's 90210 in 2012, List appeared in a quartet of episodes, but it was only on "Into the Wild" where she had a Trek connection due to it being directed by Hanelle M. Culpepper. List appeared on another CW series, the superhero action drama The Flash in 2015 in "Rogue Air" and "Rogue Time" respectively with Joey Aresco and Doug Jones, the latter being directed by Douglas Aarniokoski, who directed List again on the reboot of Charmed in the 2020 episode "Curse Words".