Teegarden at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con International in San Diego, California.
|Born||Aimee Richelle Teegarden
October 10, 1989
Downey, California, U.S.
Aimee Richelle Teegarden (born October 10, 1989) is an American actress and model. She starred as Julie Taylor in the NBC drama Friday Night Lights from 2006 to 2011. In 2011, she starred as Jenny Randall in the horror film Scream 4, and as Nova Prescott in the Disney film Prom. In 2014, she began starring as Emery Whitehill in The CW's science fiction romantic drama Star-Crossed.
Teegarden has modeled for campaigns including Old Navy, Tommy Hilfiger, Alltel, Hollister, and YMI jeans. She has made several television appearances including Cold Case, Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide and Disney Channel's Hannah Montana.
In 2006, Teegarden joined the cast of the NBC drama Friday Night Lights, starring Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton. She played Julie Taylor, the eldest daughter of Eric Taylor, a high school head football coach and Tami Taylor, a high school guidance counsellor. Teegarden held this role until the show ended in 2011.
On August 24, 2007, during the Miss Teen USA 2007 pageant, Teegarden posed the question ("Recent polls have shown a fifth of Americans can't locate the U.S. on a world map. Why do you think this is?") that led to an infamous reply by contestant Caitlin Upton.
In 2008, she appeared in a music video for the Hinder song "Without You" alongside Kellan Lutz. In 2009, Teegarden guest starred in three episodes of the CW’s 90210 as Rhonda, a West Beverly student who crosses paths with Ethan Ward. The same year, she appeared in the music video "Kelsey" by Metro Station, Teegarden also guest-starred on Legend of the Seeker, portraying a teenage girl who just found out she was a confessor and appeared in an episode of CSI: Miami and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
In 2010, it was reported she had been cast to star as Amanda Miles in the Warner Premiere and Dolphin Entertainment action webseries Aim High with Jackson Rathbone. The show discusses Facebook being the first "social series" ever created and premiered on October 18, 2011. The webseries continued for the second season in late 2013, on Crackle.
In 2011, Teegarden had a small supporting role in the slasher film Scream 4 as a horror loving high schooler. Also in 2011, Teegarden starred in the Disney film Prom as Nova Prescott, an overachieving high school senior, bound for Georgetown University after graduation, trying to put together the prom while also dealing with love, heartbreak, and pressure from her parents. She falls in love with the school bad boy Jesse Richter, played by Thomas McDonell in the film. In May 2011, she was named "TV Actress of the Year" by Young Hollywood Awards for her work on Friday Night Lights. In June 2011, she signed on to co-star in the war drama Love and Honor, with Liam Hemsworth and Teresa Palmer. Teegarden also had the role of Abby in Beneath the Darkness.
In February 2012, Teegarden had landed a role with AnnaSophia Robb in Life at These Speeds opposite Douglas Booth. The same month, she was cast to star as America Singer in The CW pilot The Selection. However, the pilot was not picked up to air in the fall. It was reworked and expected to be picked up for midseason or next season and the second pilot was recorded, but it was also passed by the network. In 2013, Teegarden appeared in the music video "Made in the USA" by Demi Lovato.
Teegarden began starring in The CW science fiction romantic drama Star-Crossed as Emery Whitehill. The show premiered on February 17, 2014.
Teegarden is a vegan. She was a member of Job's Daughters International and is a Past Honored Queen of Bethel No. 244 in Downey, California. In 2008 she was awarded "Honorary International Sweetheart of DeMolay International", a young men's group associated with Job's Daughters. She supports Oceana, a non-profit ocean advocacy group.
|2004||Sailing for Madagascar||Bette Warren||Short film|
|2009||The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll||Annie Genson|
|2009||Call of the Wild||Tracy|
|2009||For Sale by Owner||Elenore Dare|
|2010||Beautiful Wave||Nicole||Main role
Also associate producer
|2011||Scream 4||Jenny Randall||Supporting role|
|2011||Prom||Nova Prescott||Main role|
|2011||Beneath the Darkness||Abby||Also associate producer|
|2013||Love and Honor||Juniper/Jane||Previously titled AWOL|
|2013||Call Me Crazy: A Five Film||Olivia||TV film|
|2014||Life at These Speeds||Ellie|
|2003||Cold Case||Tina Bayes, 1990||Episode: "Churchgoing People"|
|2006||Hannah Montana||Melissa||Episode: "You're So Vain, You Probably Think This Zit Is About You"|
|2006–2011||Friday Night Lights||Julie Taylor||Main role; 76 episodes|
|2007||Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide||Girl #2||Episode: "Guide to: Boys and Girls"|
|2009||90210||Rhonda Kimble||3 episodes|
|2009||CSI: Miami||Brianna Faber||Episode: "Divorce Party"|
|2009||Legend of the Seeker||Annabelle||Episode: "Touched"|
|2010||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Molly Sinclair||Episode: "World's End"|
|2011–present||Aim High||Amanda Miles||Webseries; 16 episodes (currently)|
|2012||The Selection||America Singer||Unaired CW pilot|
|2012||Punk'd||Herself||Episode: "Kellan Lutz"|
|2012||Ladies of Rap||Courtney||Episode: "TV Moms"|
|2014–present||Star-Crossed||Emery Whitehill||Lead role|
|2008||Without You||Hinder video|
|2009||Kelsey||Metro Station video|
|2013||Made in the USA||The Girl||Demi Lovato video|
Awards and nominations
|2007||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Supporting Young Actress||Friday Nights Lights||Nominated|
|2011||Young Hollywood Awards||TV Actress of the Year||Friday Nights Lights||Won|
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- Newlin, Matthew (June 26, 2011). "Liam Hemsworth, Teresa Palmer , Aimee Teegarden & More Go 'AWOL' In Vietnam War Drama". indieWire. Retrieved February 28, 2012.
- Newman, Nick (February 3, 2012). "AnnaSophia Robb and Aimee Teegarden Board Douglas Booth and Billy Crudup-Starring ‘Life at These Speeds’". Retrieved February 28, 2012.
- Ausiello, Michael (February 23, 2012). "Exclusive: FNL's Aimee Teegarden to Headline CW's Hunger Games-esque Pilot The Selection". TVLine. Retrieved February 26, 2012.
- Lesley Goldberg , Lacey Rose (May 11, 2012). "CW's 'Carrie Diaries,' 'Arrow,' 'Cult,' 'First Cut,' 'Beauty and the Beast' Ordered to Series". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 12, 2012.
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- Miller, Gerri (April 27, 2011). "Aimee Teegarden: Vegan actress stars in 'Friday Night Lights' and 'Prom'". Mother Nature Network. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
- "Famous & Notable Jobues". South Dakota Job's Daughters. Retrieved February 28, 2012.
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- "Aimee Teegarden In A Bodysuit: 'Friday Night Lights' Star Surfs To Save Oceans (PHOTOS, VIDEO)". The Huffington Post. May 9, 2012. Retrieved June 3, 2010.
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