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Ciara Bravo

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Ciara Bravo
Bravo in February 2011
Born Ciara Quinn Bravo
(1997-03-18) March 18, 1997 (age 18)
Alexandria, Kentucky, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present

Ciara Quinn Bravo (pronounced /sˈɛrə/; born March 18, 1997)[1][2][3] is an American actress. She is known for her role as Katie Knight on Big Time Rush and her role as Emma Chota on Red Band Society.[4]

Bravo's work as a voice actress includes Giselita in the Open Season universe, Patty in Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, Sarah in Special Agent Oso, Meg Murphy in Jinxed and Mellissa Bing in Swindle.

Early life[edit]

Bravo was born in Alexandria, Kentucky, fifteen miles south of Cincinnati, Ohio. Her career began at the age of 9 years old, after attending the Mike Beaty Model and the Talent Expo in Dallas, Texas. Here, she was discovered by Bryan Leder and Frederick Levy of Management 101.[5][6] This led to several voice overs for Playhouse Disney and Can You Teach My Alligator Manners?, an appearance in the Willow Smith music video "Knees and Elbows" and several commercials.

During 2008, she continued pursuing auditions and acted in several local commercials for Newport Aquarium[7] and made a short appearance as an Italian girl in the hit film Angels & Demons.[8]

Following on from these initial small successes, a much bigger success was landed in 2009. Having acted in two short films, Lost Sheep (A.K.A. The Cafeteria) and Washed Up, her single audition tape proved enough to earn a 3-year contract with Nickelodeon for a part in the television series, Big Time Rush. Bravo is also a voice actress; she has provided the voice of Giselita in the Open Season franchise. She has also done voice work in Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, Special Agent Oso, and The Penguins of Madagascar. She is currently starring as Emma Chota on Red Band Society.


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Angels & Demons Italian Girl Uncredited
2009 The Cafeteria Caroline Short film
2009 Washed Up Sarah Short film
2010 Open Season 3 Giselita Direct-to-video; voice role
2011 Cinnamon Heather Main role
2012 Big Time Movie Katie Knight Main role
2013 Swindle Melissa Bing TV film; main role
2013 Jinxed Meg Murphy TV film; main role
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Can You Teach My Alligator Manners? Additional Voices 2 episodes
2009 Special Agent Oso Sarah Episode: "View to a Book/Diamonds Are for Kites"
2009–13 Big Time Rush Katie Knight Main role
2011 BrainSurge Herself Contestant
2011 Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown Patty TV special; voice role
2011 Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas Peaches TV special; voice role
2012 The Penguins of Madagascar Hunter Episode: "Operation: Antarctica"
2012 Figure It Out Herself Regular panelist
2013 Supah Ninjas Kylie Episode: "Cheer Fever"
2013–14 The Haunted Hathaways Blair 2 episodes
2013 AwesomenessTV Herself,Guest Host 1 Episode
2014–15 Red Band Society Emma Chota Main role; Fall 2014–15 season


  1. ^ "Twitter / ciarabravo: @AnnaMarieBee Well I'm in luck". Retrieved 2013-10-30. 
  2. ^ "Twitter / ciarabravo: @JarlosandKogan it's on Monday". Retrieved 2013-10-30. 
  3. ^ "Twitter / ciarabravo: @_nadpeace 16". Retrieved 2013-10-30. 
  4. ^ "Big Time Rush: About The Cast". Retrieved 2010-08-14. 
  5. ^ "From Expo to "Big Time Rush"". Wings model management. 
  6. ^ Betsy Boyd. "Leder & Levy: 101 duo manage expectations". 
  7. ^ "Two NKY Actresses Make TV Debut Next Week". November 19, 2009. 
  8. ^ "Actress Ciara Bravo Visits FOX19". WXIX-FOX19. 

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