Elaine Pownall is a recurring character in Freeform's series, Siren. She is portrayed by Sarah-Jane Redmond.

Elaine is the mother of Ben and Doug Pownall, and the wife of Ted Pownall.

Early Life Edit


Physical Appearance Edit

Tan skin tone, with gray eyes, and shoulder-length hair that is a dark brown.

Personality Edit

Elaine is polite, social, and a very involved woman, whether it be supporting her husband’s politics, her family, etc. Elaine can also be quite overbearing, especially toward her son’s girlfriend. She also likes to find out information from others, even if she makes the other party uncomfortable, whether intentionally or not.

Quotes Edit

Season One Edit

  • "Your father is terribly angry with you."
  • "Wonders how a woman who can't walk insists on buying twenty pairs of shoes. Wanna know what he called me? Bitch on wheels."
  • "Why?"
  • "Anyway, I hope you didn't tell him."
  • "That your family was bat crazy."
  • "What is going on here?"

Season Two Edit

  • "Say what you think, but this affirms all my doubts about that woman."
  • "Unfortunately, that part's true."
  • "It was my idea, Ben."
  • "This town needs job and this project will help create them."
  • "You're an environmentalist. You know these projects, these companies have way less impact that they used to."
  • "There might be a way to work in the middle of this."
  • "It's happening again."
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Appearances Edit

Season One Edit

Season Two Edit

Trivia Edit

  • Her maiden name is unknown.
  • Elaine was very interested in Aldon Decker’s stem cell research, unaware that it was on Donna's mermaid DNA,which would probably help her to walk again. This is revealed to be probable in "Leverage" when she informs Ted that she is unaware of the treatment she received at the clinic, which is causing pain her immobile legs.
  • It was she who led Helen to discover that she had another distant blood relative after running a DNA test.
  • She also assists her husband and elder son in funding Kelsco Oil as she believes that the only way Bristol Cove can be represented is by creating more jobs, not caring about the devastating affects it causes for the living creatures of the seas; from whales, to sea lions, to merpeople.

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