Ashley Argota

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Ashley Argota
2009 CUN Award Party Ashley Argota 008.JPG
Argota at the Children Uniting Nations Academy Award Viewing Party, 2009
Born Ashley Spencer Argota[1]
(1993-01-09) January 9, 1993 (age 21)
Redlands, California, U.S.
Residence New York City, New York
Education New York University
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 2006–present
Website
www.ashleyargota.com

Ashley Spencer Argota (born January 9, 1993) is a Filipino-American actress, singer, and student. She is best known for role as Lulu[2] in the Nickelodeon sitcom True Jackson, VP. She also co-starred as Kelly Peckinpaw in Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures on Nickelodeon.

Life and career[edit]

Argota was born in Redlands, California and her background is Filipino, her parents and family being from the Philippines. She began her professional career as contestant on the Arsenio Hall-hosted Star Search on CBS in 2003. She began acting at the age of 14. In 2007, she starred in an independent film titled Schooled. She also appeared in a Nickelodeon celebrity-episode of the series BrainSurge during which she lost during a Sudden Death round to Jerry Trainor. She appeared again in 2011 with other various Nickelodeon celebrities and won. Argota confirmed on July 5, 2012 that Nickelodeon has cancelled Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures. It is unknown if the remaining episodes will be shown,[3] however all episodes were broadcast in other countries. On December 22, 2012 TeenNick aired the previous never before seen in the US, Christmas episode. Starting March 27, 2013, the previous 7 never before aired in the US episodes aired on TeenNick in the US. Argota attended Connections Academy in Los Angeles, CA.

As a singer, Argota has released two independent albums Dreams Come True (2006)[4] and Ashley (2008).[5]

Argota is currently attending New York University, majoring in nursing.[6] In December of 2013, Ashley starred in the show Aladdin and His Winter Wish at the Pasadena Playhouse. She plays the princess or Jasmine. The show has received mainly positive feedback. This same month, she was nominated for the Libby Award by Peta2 for her work with adoption practices. [7]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Schooled Soomi Alverez Independent film
2014 How to Build a Better Boy Nevaeh Barnes Disney Channel Original Movie
Television
Year Show Role Notes
2008–2011 True Jackson, VP Lulu[2] Main role, Nickelodeon original series
2011–2013 Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures Kelly Peckinpaw Main role, Nickelodeon original series
2014–present The Fosters Lou Recurring role, ABC Family original series
Guest appearances
Year Show Role Notes
2008 iCarly Kathy Episode: "iHave a Lovesick Teacher"
2010-2011 BrainSurge Herself Contestant
2011 The Troop Mazie Episode: "Road Trip" (a.k.a. "The Kiss")
2012 Baby Daddy Ava Episode: "May the Best Friend Win"
2012 Figure It Out Herself Panelist
2014 Austin & Ally Elle Episode: "Glee Clubs & Glory"
2014 Lab Rats S-1 Episode: "You Posted What!?!"

Discography[edit]

  • 2006: Dreams Come True (independent album)
  • 2008: Ashley Argota (independent album)
  • 2008: Wallflower by Reagan Marie (Vocals - Music Works/Kidgroovs)

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