Brittany Curran

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Brittany Curran
Born Brittany Elizabeth Curran
(1990-06-02) June 2, 1990 (age 24)
Weymouth, Massachusetts, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001–present

Brittany Elizabeth Curran (born June 2, 1990) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Lucy Tranelli in the comedy-drama television series Men of a Certain Age.

Career[edit]

Born in Weymouth, Massachusetts, she also lived in other parts of the Massachusetts area including Avon, Marstons Mills, Cape Cod and Hingham.[1] As a child, she took part in plays and also studied ballet, jazz and tap and the violin, as well as participating in summer theatre.[1][2]

At eleven years-old, Curran made her screen acting debut on an episode of the sketch comedy series MADtv in 2001. She went on to guest star in the television series Drake & Josh, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, The Suite Life on Deck and Ghost Whisperer, Criminal Minds, and The Young and the Restless.

In 2009, Curran was cast in her best known role to date as Lucy Tranelli in comedy-drama television series Men of a Certain Age, the daughter of Ray Romano's character. In 2011, she was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Supporting Young Actress, for her work in the series.[3] The series was canceled in 2011, after two seasons.[4]

Curran also had roles in the films 13 Going on 30, Akeelah and the Bee and The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It, The Uninvited and Legally Blondes. In 2012, she cast as the female lead in Marcus Nispel's film Backmask.[5] In 2013, she began her recurring role as Phoebe Daly on the ABC Family series Twisted.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2004 13 Going on 30 Six Chick
2004 U.S. Air Marshals Cheerleader Mindy Short film
2004 Frenching Stephanie Lead role, short film
2005 Betsy Betsy Lead role, short film, also associate producer
2005 A Host of Trouble Mary Pat Weber Short film
2006 Akeelah and the Bee District Speller #1
2006 Monster House Jenny Uncredited, voice-over role
2007 The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It Priscilla Wright Direct-to-video film
2007 A Lesson in Biology Alma Lead role, short film
2008 The Uninvited Helena Direct-to-video film
2008 Dog Gone Lilly Direct-to-video film
2008 The Adventures of Food Boy Shelby
2009 Legally Blondes Tiffany Donohugh Direct-to-video film
2013 Backmask Reign Lead role
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2001 MADtv Ruthie Episode #7.8
2002 Power Rangers Wild Force Young Girl Episode: "The Soul of Humanity"
2004 Complete Savages Josie Episode: "Voodude"
2005 Go Figure Pamela Television film
2006 The Young and the Restless Lindsey Episode #1.8427
2006–2007 Drake & Josh Carly Episodes: "Who's Got Game?", "The Storm"
2007 Shark Annie Episode: "Fall from Grace"
2007 Zip Natalie Unsold TV pilot
2007 Mr Robinson's Driving School Missy TV miniseries
2007 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Chelsea Brimmer Episodes: "Miniature Golf", "Who's the Boss?", "Tiptonline"
2008 The Suite Life on Deck Chelsea Brimmer Episode: "Flowers and Chocolate"
2009 Ghost Whisperer Kristy Marks Episode: "Slow Born"
2009–2011 Men of a Certain Age Lucy Tranelli Main role
2012 Criminal Minds Addyson Jones Episode: "The Wheels on the Bus..."
2013–present Twisted Phoebe Daly Recurring role
2013–present Chicago Fire Katie Nolan Recurring role

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Murray, Ken (September 6, 2011). "Get to know Brittany Curran". Examiner.com. Retrieved June 29, 2013.
  2. ^ Soroff, Jonathan. "Brittany Curran". Improper Bostonian. Retrieved June 29, 2013. 
  3. ^ "32nd Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". youngartistawards.org. Retrieved June 29, 2013. 
  4. ^ Seidman, Robert (July 15, 2011). "TNT Cancels 'Men of a Certain Age'". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved July 15, 2011. 
  5. ^ Miller, Daniel (June 5, 2012). "Brittany Curran Cast as Female Lead in Thriller 'Backmask'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 29, 2013. 
  6. ^ "PRETTY LITTLE LIARS' Tyler Blackburn, TWISTED's Brittany Curran to Host Live Twitter Chats, 6/25". tv.broadwayworld.com. June 24, 2013. Retrieved June 29, 2013. 

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