Ayla Kell

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Ayla Kell
Born Ayla Marie Kell
(1990-10-07) October 7, 1990 (age 24)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1994–present

Ayla Marie Kell (born October 7, 1990) is an American actress. She is best known for the role of Payson Keeler in the ABC Family series Make It or Break It.


Kell began studying ballet at a young age and danced with the American Ballet Theatre at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California as Greta in The Nutcracker. She completed 15 years of Royal Academy of Dance ballet training at the Los Angeles Ballet Academy and competed in the finals at the Youth America Grand Prix in New York City. She was a featured dancer at Valentio's International Carousel in Tokyo, Japan. Kell has appeared in many international commercials for Disney, Sony, Mattel, and Pringles.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Outside of acting, Kell is an accomplished dancer and certified cake decorator.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1997 Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story Young Barbara Mandrell TV film
1999 The Omega Code Maddie Lane
2005 Rebound Cute Girl/Cheerleader
2008 What Just Happened Mary #1
2013 Missing at 17 Candace TV film
2014 SnakeHead Swamp Ashley TV film
2015 Rosemont Lisa
2015 Walt Before Mickey Bridget
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Malcolm in the Middle Kylie Episode: "Dewey's Special Class"
2005 Weeds Chelsea Episode: "Lude Awakening"
2007 Without a Trace Young Mia Jones Episode: "One and Only"
2008 Just Jordan Jade Episode: "Cool Guys Don't Wear Periwinkle"
2008 CSI: Miami Chelsea Marsh Episode: "And How Does That Make You Kill?"
2009–2012 Make It or Break It Payson Keeler Main role
2011 Leverage Olivia Livingston Episode: "The Queen's Gambit Job"
2015 Melissa & Joey Lilah Guest star


  1. ^ "ABC Family - Make It Or Break It - Cast - Official Site". Abcfamily.go.com. Retrieved January 5, 2012. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Interview With Ayla Kell From ABC Family’s "Make It Or Break It"". Disney Dreaming. January 27, 2010. Retrieved January 5, 2012. 

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