June 28, 1990 |
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Jasmine Denise Richards (born June 28, 1990) is a Canadian actress and singer. She is the best known for portraying of Margaret "Peggy" Dupree in Camp Rock and it's sequel Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, as well as Margaret Browning-Levesque in the Family Channel sitcom Naturally, Sadie and Judge Tara in Overruled!.
Life and career
Richards was born in Scarborough, Ontario. She moved to Oakville at the age of 1. She went to Iroquois Ridge High School. Her father left her family when she was 4, leaving her with her mother and older brother.
She became interested in acting at age 11, getting an acting job at her first open audition. Richards made her debut as Shakira in the television series Timeblazers. She then starred as Alice Hope, the protagonist, in the 2005 film Devotion. Richards then played Margaret Browning-Levesque in the Canadian television series Naturally, Sadie, from 2005 to 2007. Richards also appeared in many Disney Channel Express Yourself segments with her Naturally, Sadie co-stars.
In 2007, Richards made an appearance in the television series Da Kink in My Hair. In 2008, Richards appeared in the ABC Family television film Princess. The same year, Richards also appeared in the Disney Channel Original Movie Camp Rock as Margaret "Peggy" Dupree. In 2010, Richards returned to reprise her role as Peggy in Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, a sequel to Camp Rock. In the first Camp Rock film, she performed the song "Here I Am". However, her voice was dubbed with the voice of Renee Sandstrom.
|2008||Princess||Skater Girl||ABC Family television film|
|2008||Camp Rock||Margaret "Peggy" Dupree||Disney Channel Original Movie|
|2010||Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam||Margaret "Peggy" Dupree||Disney Channel Original Movie|
|2005–2007||Naturally, Sadie||Margaret Brown-Levesque||Main cast|
|2009||Overruled!||Tara Bohun||Main cast|
|2007||Da Kink in My Hair||Lauren||1 episode|
|2008||The Latest Buzz||Dancer||(Cameo in one episode, "The Power Tripping Issue")|
|2009||Herself||Special guest star in the episode, "The You're Toast Issue"|
- Soundtrack albums
- 2009: "Forgotten (Demo)" from Music Myspace Page
- 2009: "Praise Waiteth for Thee Gospel" from Music Myspace Page
- 2009: "Overruled! Theme Song" from Overruled!
- 2009: "All Right Now" from Overruled! episode
- 2011: "You Have the Power" with Thomas.L
- Ouzounian, Richard (June 20, 2008). "Jasmine Richards, Oakville's star of Camp Rock". thestar.com. Retrieved May 5, 2011.
- "Twenty Minutes with Camp Rock 2's Jasmine Richards". Urban Moms. August 20, 2010. Retrieved May 5, 2011.
- Jasmine Richards Radio Disney interview via Tommy2.net