Gabby West

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Gabby West
Born Gabrielle D. West
(1985-03-05) March 5, 1985 (age 29)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present
Website
www.gabbywest.com

Gabrielle D. "Gabby" West (born March 5, 1985)[1] is an American actress. She won a role in Saw 3D in a competition on the reality show Scream Queens.

Life and career[edit]

West was born in Los Angeles, California; she graduated from Century High School in 2003.[2] She attended one semester at North Dakota State University, majoring in English Literature, and a year at a university in Bozeman, Montana. In 2005 she was a production assistant on the TV mini-series Into The West. In 2006, she played Suzy in the short film New Beginnings. In 2007, she moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue an acting career.[3] That same year she also appeared in the short film Linda, as in Beautiful and was a production assistant for the film 3:10 to Yuma.

In 2008, she guest starred on Tim and Eric Nite Live while being a production assistant for both the TV mini-series Comanche Moon and the film Appaloosa. In 2009, she appeared in Brüno as a German[4] and then was cast out of 36,000 applicants[5] on VH1's reality series Scream Queens and later won a role in the 2010 horror film Saw 3D.[3][6] West was originally cast in the 2011 remake of Fright Night but she dropped the role, telling DreadCentral, "I was cast in Fright Night (the remake), but unfortunately the role changed, and what they wanted me to do, I wasn't willing to do".[7] West was cast in the Tim Sullivan segment of I was a Teenage Werebear, part of the upcoming anthology series Chillerama scheduled to be released 2011. She plays Peggy Lou a "60′s era, Sandra Dee character who goes crazy".[8]

Filmography[edit]

List of films and roles
Year Title Role Notes
2006 New Beginnings Suzy short film
2007 Linda, as in Beautiful Friend in Store short film
2008 Brüno German uncredited
2010 Saw 3D Kara
2011 Chillerama Peggy Lou segment "I Was A Teenage Werebear"
List of television appearances and roles
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Tim and Eric Nite Live Blonde Episode 9
2010 The Odds Tanesha unaired pilot
2010 Scream Queens Herself Winner

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3982833/bio
  2. ^ Bauer, Tonya (September 28, 2010). "CHS grad wins 'Scream Queen' title". The Bismarck Tribune (North Dakota): B1–B4. 
  3. ^ a b Kemmet, Kay (August 2, 2010). "A N.D. 'Scream Queen': Century High grad on VH1 reality program". The Bismarck Tribune. North Dakota. Retrieved October 1, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Interview with Saw 3D’s Gabby West". Horror Society. 2011-02-13. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 
  5. ^ "Interview: VH1’s Scream Queens 2 – The Winner!". Action Flick Chick. August 30, 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-30. 
  6. ^ "The Celebreality Interview: Gabby". VH1. September 27, 2010. Retrieved September 27, 2010. 
  7. ^ Decker, Sean (November 18, 2010). "Exclusive Set Visit: Chillerama - Tim Sullivan's I Was a Teenage Werebear Segment". Dread Central. CraveOnline. p. 4. Retrieved January 6, 2010. 
  8. ^ Bene, Jason (October 29, 2010). "Exclusive – Gabby West is more than just a Scream Queen". Killer Film. Retrieved November 3, 2010. 

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