Argota at the Children Uniting Nations Academy Award Viewing Party, 2009
|Born||Ashley Spencer Argota
January 9, 1993
Redlands, California, U.S.
|Residence||New York City, New York|
|Education||New York University|
Ashley Spencer Argota (born January 9, 1993) is an American actress, singer, and student. She is best known for role as Lulu 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
Argota was born in Redlands, California to Filipino parents. 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, 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.
Argota is currently attending New York University, majoring in nursing. In December 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.
|2007||Schooled||Soomi Alverez||Independent film|
|2014||How to Build a Better Boy||Nevaeh Barnes||Disney Channel Original Movie|
|2008–2011||True Jackson, VP||Lulu||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|
|2008||iCarly||Kathy||Episode: "iHave a Lovesick Teacher"|
|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!?!"|
|2014||Chasing Life||Unidentified Student||Episode: "Finding Chemo"|
- 2006: Dreams Come True (independent album)
- 2008: Ashley Argota (independent album)
- 2008: Wallflower by Reagan Marie (Vocals - Music Works/Kidgroovs)
- "Teen Star Fan Club - Ashley Argota".
- "Twitter / Ashley Argota: Makes me laugh when people think Lulu's last name is Johnson.". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2010-11-15.
- Nickelodeon Cancels “Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures”
- Dreams Come True by Ashley Argota - Yahoo! Music
- Ashley by Ashley Argota - Yahoo! Music
- Huff, Richard (July 1, 2011). "Nickelodeon actress on track to study nursing at NYU - but for now, she gives acting her best shot". New York Daily News. Retrieved October 16, 2014.