Jow in 2012
|Born||Elizabeth Malese Jow
February 18, 1991
Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, singer, songwriter|
Elizabeth Malese Jow (born February 18, 1991) is an American actress and singer-songwriter. As an actress, she is best known for her roles as Geena Fabiano on the Nickelodeon series Unfabulous and Lucy Stone on Big Time Rush and as Anna, a teenage vampire on The CW television teen drama The Vampire Diaries. She is currently starring as Julia in the new CW Show, Star-Crossed.
Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Jow moved to California with her mother and two sisters, Makenna and Isabella Jow and two brothers, when she was nine years old. Jow is of half-Chinese American and part-Cherokee descent. As a child, she would often sing [the national anthem] at local baseball games.
When she was six years old, Jow appeared on Barney and Dellaventura, but her acting career took off when she won a co-starring role in the Nickelodeon teen sitcom Unfabulous alongside Emma Roberts where she played Geena Fabiano, one of the best friends of Roberts' character Addie Singer. The show lasted three seasons from 2004 to 2007 and earned Jow several Young Artist Award nominations.
When Unfabulous ended in 2007, Jow appeared in Bratz: The Movie as Quinn and has guest starred on Wizards of Waverly Place, The Young and the Restless, iCarly, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Disney show Hannah Montana and 2009 film Aliens in the Attic.
In 2010, Jow appeared in the first season of The Vampire Diaries (The CW). She played the part of Anna, a vampire. Jow briefly re-appeared in season 3. That same year, Jow appeared in the 2010 film You're So Cupid! as Megan, and played Alice Cantwell in the film The Social Network. She also guest starred on an episode of TNT television series Leverage. She then went on to star in the Nickelodeon television series The Troop as Cadence Nash.
In 2011, Jow began a recurring role in the second season of Big Time Rush as Lucy Stone, an aspiring rock singer and a brief love interest of Kendall Knight (Kendall Schmidt) and later on became the love interest of James Diamond (James Maslow). She also had a role and in the series Desperate Housewives as Violet.
In January 2013, Jow confirmed her role in feature film Plastics. That same month it was also announced that Jow would be reprising her role as Lucy Stone on Big Time Rush in the fourth and final season.
In February 2013, Malese was revealed to be the new host of The Vampire Diaries side show, TVD Rehash (Re#ash) replacing previous host Arielle Kebbel. Later that month, it was announced that Jow would be joining the CW pilot Oxygen, playing Julia, a girl who has an illness which may be cured by aliens. In May 2013, Oxygen was picked up and renamed Star-Crossed. The series will be part of the 2013–2014 mid season schedule. In August 2013, production began for Star-Crossed.
|2007||Bratz: The Movie||Quinn||Film debut|
|2007||Mother Goose Parade||TV film|
|2009||Aliens in the Attic||Julie|
|2010||You're So Cupid!||Megan|
|2010||The Social Network||Alice Cantwell||Hollywood Film Festival for Ensemble of the Year
Nominated—Alliance of Women Film Journalists for Best Ensemble Cast
Nominated—Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
Nominated—San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Performance by an Ensemble
|2012||Immoral Prodigy||Meredith||Short film|
|1997||Barney & Friends||Tea Party Girl||"Pennies, Nickels, Dimes" (Season 4, Episode 3)|
|1997||Dellaventura||Orphan Child||"Dreamers" (Season 1, Episode 10, uncredited)|
|2001–2002||Next Big Star||Herself||Main cast|
|2003||The Brothers Garcia||Celeste||"Right Place, Right Time" (Season 4, Episode 4)|
|2004–2007||Unfabulous||Geena Fabiano||Main cast
Nominated—Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series - Supporting Young Actress
Nominated—Young Artist Award for Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series (2005, 2006, 2008)
|2005||All That||Herself||"Season 10" (Season 10, Episode 101)|
|2007||Wizards of Waverly Place||Ruby Donahue||"Movie" (Season 1, Episode 9)|
|2008||The Young and the Restless||Hannah||"Episode 8992"
|2009||iCarly||Carly Shay's Look Alike||"iLook Alike" (Season 2, Episode 14)|
|2009||The Secret Life of the American Teenager||Gail||"One Night at Band Camp" (Season 1, Episode 22)|
|2009||Hannah Montana||Rachel||"He Could Be the One: Part 1" (Season 3, Episode 18)
"He Could Be the One: Part 2" (Season 3, Episode 19)
|2009||House of Jazmin||Herself||"Boys Need Clothes Too!" (Season 1, Episode 6)|
|2010||Leverage||Josie||"The Boost Job" (Season 3, Episode 8)|
|2010–2011||The Vampire Diaries||Annabelle "Anna"||Recurring (Season 1—3); 18 episodes|
|2010–2011||The Troop||Cadence Nash||Main cast (Season 2); 15 episodes|
|2012||Shelter||Morgan||Unsold TV pilot|
|2011||Desperate Housewives||Violet||"Then I Really Got Scared" (Season 7, Episode 21)|
|2011–2013||Big Time Rush||Lucy Stone||Recurring (Seasons 2—4); 14 episodes|
|2012||CSI: Miami||Amanda Reed||"Friendly Fire" (Season 10, Episode 12)|
|2014||Castle||Hillary Cooper||"Smells Like Teen Spirit" (Season 6, Episode 15)|
|2014-Present||Star-Crossed||Julia Yeung||Main cast|
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Music video appearances
|2009||"When You're Around"||C&C|
|2009||"The In Crowd"||Mitchel Musso|
|2010||"Til I Forget About You"||Big Time Rush|
|2011||"Time Bomb"||All Time Low|
- Michael Smith, (2010). Little' Tulsa Girl in Big New Movie. Tulsa World. Accessed 2011-12-12.
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- Awards for Malese Jow, IMDb
- Wetpaint Visitor (2011-07-19). "Malese Jow On TVD Season 3: "I'm All For a Love Square" | The Vampire Diaries". Wetpaint. Retrieved 2013-10-14.
- "EXCLUSIVE: Matt Shively and Malese Jow are Joining The Troop! | BOP and Tiger Beat Online". Bopandtigerbeat.com. 2010-10-15. Retrieved 2013-10-14.
- ' + data.results.personName + ' (2013-02-21). "‘Vampire Diaries’ alum Malese Jow joins The CW’s ‘Oxygen,’ NKOTB’s Joey McIntyre in ‘The McCarthys’ - Zap2it". Blog.zap2it.com. Retrieved 2013-10-14.
- "'Vampire Diaries' star Malese Jow scores 'Shelter' role - From Inside the Box - Zap2it". Blog.zap2it.com. 2012-03-30. Retrieved 2012-05-30.
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- '+relative_time(twitters[i].created_at)+' (2013-01-23). "Cher Lloyd to Guest Star on "Big Time Rush"". Clevvertv.com. Retrieved 2013-10-14.
- "TVD Rehash with Malese Jow: A View to a Kill (EP412) (VIDEO) | Vampire-Diaries.net | A Fansite for The Vampire Diaries & The Originals". Vampire-Diaries.net. 2013-02-04. Retrieved 2013-10-14.
- Published Friday, Feb 22 2013, 10:33 GMT (2013-02-22). "'Glee', 'Vampire Diaries' stars join The CW's 'Oxygen' - US TV News". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2013-10-14.
- Munn, Patrick (2013-05-09). "The CW Picks Up 'The 100', 'Reign, 'Star Crossed' & 'The Tomorrow People' To Series". TVWise. Retrieved 2013-10-14.
- "Star-Crossed Fansite – Your first source for all StarCrossed CW News". Starcrossedfan.com. Retrieved 2013-10-14.
- Name * (2011-11-29). "Malese Jow Stars in All Time Low Music Video". Vampirediaries.alloyentertainment.com. Retrieved 2013-10-14.
- Malese Jow at the Internet Movie Database
- Malese Jow's official Myspace profile on Myspace
- Malese Jow interview, InsidePunk.com