Paloma Kwiatkowski is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Thalia in the 2013 film Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters and for her recurring role as Cody Brennan on the horror series Bates Motel.
She was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. She is of Polish descent, with her parents having immigrated to Canada shortly before Paloma was born. She was very involved in theatre, film-making and improv during high school and twice competed on a national level at the Canadian Improv Games.
During her final year of high school, Paloma received a scholarship to an acting program. In her very first audition, she booked the role of Thalia Grace in the 20th Century Fox feature film Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.