Jennifer Stone

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Jennifer Stone
Jennifer Stone 2009.jpg
Stone attending "The 6th Annual Hollywood Style Awards" in Beverly Hills, CA on October 10, 2009
Born Jennifer Lindsay Stone
(1993-02-12) February 12, 1993 (age 21)[1]
Arlington, Texas, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2003–present

Jennifer Lindsay Stone (born February 12, 1993)[1] is an American actress best known for playing Harper Finkle on the Disney Channel series Wizards of Waverly Place, and the main character of Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars.

Early life[edit]

Stone was born in Arlington, Texas. She began acting at the age of six in local theaters. At the age of six Jennifer Stone began her stage career after many hours of watching her brother rehearse for community theater productions. Many leading theatrical roles (some award-winning) followed, and when she was eight she signed with an agency and began auditioning for commercials.

Career[edit]

Stone's big break came when she was cast as Martha in New Line Cinema's Secondhand Lions. She received a Young Artist Award nomination for her role in Secondhand Lions[2] as well as a nomination for her 2005 guest appearance on House, M.D.[3] She guest appeared on Line of Fire[4] and Without a Trace. In February 2007, she joined the main cast of Disney's Wizards of Waverly Place as Harper.[5] She has made YouTube videos with Wizards co-stars Selena Gomez and David Henrie, and created her own YouTube channel.

In 2009, she had a voice role in the Disney Channel Original Movie Dadnapped.[5] She also lent her voice to Phineas and Ferb as the voice of Amanda, Candace's daughter in the future in 2 episodes. In 2010, she played the main character in the film Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars.[5] In 2011, Stone appeared as Abby Hanover in the television film Mean Girls 2.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2003 Secondhand Lions Martha American film debut
2009 Dadnapped Debbie Disney Channel Original Movie
2009 Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie Harper Finkle Disney Channel Original Movie
2010 Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars Harriet M. Welsch Lead role, Disney Channel Movie
2011 Mean Girls 2 Abby Hanover Main role
2013 Nothing Left to Fear Mary Main role
2014 High School Possession Chloe Shea Main role
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Line of Fire Lily O'Donnell "Mother and Child Reunion" (season 1: episode 8)
2005 House, M.D. Jessica Simms "Heavy" (season 1: episode 16)
2005 Without a Trace Brittany "The Innocents" (season 4: episode 7)
2007–12 Wizards of Waverly Place Harper Finkle Main role; Disney Channel Original Series;
2009 Phineas and Ferb Amanda Voice Role; 2 episodes
2011–12 Generator Rex Beverly Holiday Voice role; recurring
2012 Pair of Kings Priscilla "Make Dirt, Not War" (season 2: episode 23)
2012–2013 Deadtime Stories Tv Series Babysitter Five episodes
2013 Body of Proof Hannah "Lost Souls"
2013 Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex, TheThe Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex Harper Finkle Disney Channel Special Event

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2004 Young Artist Award "Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actress Age Ten or Younger" Secondhand Lions Nominated
2006 Young Artist Award "Best Performance in a Television Series (Comedy or Drama) - Guest Starring Young Actress" House, M.D. Nominated
2008 Young Artist Award "Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series" (with Selena Gomez, David Henrie and Jake T. Austin) Wizards of Waverly Place Nominated
2012 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards "Favorite TV Sidekick" Wizards of Waverly Place Nominated[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jennifer Stone's official fansite. Accessed June 12, 2009.
  2. ^ 25th Annual Young Artist Awards. YoungArtistAwards.org. Accessed November 11, 2008.
  3. ^ 27th Annual Young Artist Awards. YoungArtistAwards.org. Accessed November 11, 2008.
  4. ^ Laracy, Noah (April 1, 2010). "Jennifer Stone: A Back Stage Exclusive". Backstage. Backstage. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Jennifer Stone Filmography". http://www.teenidols4you.com/. The Galactic Studio. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "Kids Choice Awards 2012 - Nominees - KCA 2012". Nick.com. Retrieved March 31, 2012. [dead link]

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