Kelsey Chow

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Kelsey Chow
Kelsey Chow.jpg
Chow at the 2011 Hollywood Style Awards
Born Kelsey Asbill Chow
(1991-09-09) September 9, 1991 (age 23)
Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present

Kelsey Asbill Chow (born September 9, 1991) is an American actress.[1] She is best known for her role as Mikayla in the Disney XD sitcom Pair of Kings. From 2005 to 2009, she had a recurring role as Gigi Silveri on the drama One Tree Hill.

Early life[edit]

Chow was born to a Chinese Taiwanese father and a mother of English and Cherokee descent. She was born in Columbia, South Carolina, she speaks very little Mandarin.[2] She has two younger siblings, a brother who is two years younger than she is and a sister who is eight years younger. She attended Hammond School for high school, in Columbia. Chow currently attends Columbia University in New York City.[3]

Career[edit]

After gaining experience in community theatre, Chow got her first television role in 2005 where she played the recurring role of Gigi Silveri on One Tree Hill appearing on the show until 2009.[4][5] In 2008, she guest starred on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. She also co-starred in Disney Channel original film, Den Brother. From 2010–2013, Chow co-starred as Mikayla on Disney XD original series, Pair of Kings.[6]

In 2012, Chow had a small part in The Amazing Spider-Man,[7] and was later cast in the feature film Run.[8]

In 2014, she was cast in the Fox drama Hieroglyph.[9] However, the series was cancelled before it premiered.[10]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2009 My Sweet Misery Girlfriend Past
2012 The Amazing Spider-Man Sally Avril[11] Listed as "Hot Girl" in end credits
2013 The Wine of Summer Brit
2013 Run Emily Baltimore
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2005–2009 One Tree Hill Gigi Silveri Recurring role; 18 episodes
2008 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Dakota Episode: "Romancing the Phone"
2010 Den Brother Matisse Burrows TV film (Disney Channel Original Movie)
2010–2013 Pair of Kings Mikayla Makoola Main role
2011 Disney's Friends for Change Games Herself Red Team member
2012 Punk'd Herself Episode: "Lucy Hale"
2014 Baby Daddy Stephanie Episode: "An Affair Not to Remember"
2014 Hieroglyph Lotus Tenry Main role, cancelled before premiere

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kelsey Chow Biography". kelseychow.com. Retrieved April 5, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Kelsey Chow speaks Chinese for LA Teen Festival". YouTube. Retrieved 2013-06-04. 
  3. ^ Staples, Pam (August 20, 2010). "Former Hammond student stars on Disney". Columbia Star. Retrieved March 3, 2012. 
  4. ^ Taylor, Amanda (October 7, 2005). "Hammond student gets big break". Columbia Star. Retrieved April 5, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Hammond Student Shines on 'One Tree Hill'", The State, November 16, 2005
  6. ^ "October Cover Girl: Kelsey Chow « Dream Magazine". Thedreamagazine.com. Retrieved 2013-06-04. 
  7. ^ Laurence, Emily. "Kelsey Chow Interview - The Amazing Spider-Man Movie Scoop". Seventeen. Retrieved 2013-06-04. 
  8. ^ Jeff Sneider (2012-03-12). "Kelsey Chow on the ‘Run’ with indie". Variety. Retrieved 2013-06-04. 
  9. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 15, 2014). "Fox Adds Kendrick Sampson To 'Gracepoint', Kelsey Chow To 'Hieroglyph'". Deadline.com. Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  10. ^ Hibberd, James (June 30, 2014). "Fox cancels Ancient Egypt drama 'Hieroglyph'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved July 1, 2014. 
  11. ^ Ngwije Americ (August 17, 2011). "Exclusive Interview: Pair of Kings' Kelsey Chow Talks Fight Scenes, Spider-Man and True Blood". TV Equals. 

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