March 15, 1992 |
California, United States
Personal life 
Mary Lou is a featured artist at charity events with her live country-western show. Since taking a four year hiatus from acting in 2010, she attends Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, where she is studying English, Art History and Psychology, as a member of the Class of 2014. Here she is a member of The Triangle Club, the oldest touring collegiate original musical comedy organization in the nation. She also sings soprano with the "Roaring Twenties".
Mary Lou received awards at CARE from 2005 - 2006. This is a red carpet event intended to honour child actors for their positive contributions to society and to the entertainment industry.
She is the cousin of actress Danneel Ackles(formerly Harris).
Mary Lou’s show business career started at age six when she entertained as a member of Singing Solo (a children's singing group located in La Mesa, CA) at a local street fair with a rendition of The Good Ship Lollipop. After this performance, she chose acting as her career. Over the next few years, Lou went on to sing at over two dozen venues throughout Southern California, Texas and Tennessee, winning multiple local, state, regional, national and world championship titles.
Mary Lou has appeared as a guest star on programmes such as Phil of the Future, as a math-nerd named Alex, as well as Glee, 3 lbs and What Should You Do? She also appeared in made for TV movies including Future Girls: Adventures in Marine Biology and Bad Mother's Handbook. She continues to audition daily for feature films, television and voiceover.
In 2004, Mary Lou landed her most prominent role to date on Unfabulous as a nerd called Mary Ferry. Sue Rose, executive producer of the show claims that Mary Cherry was only originally intended for one episode but was 'so funny and likable' she appears in thirty altogether. In 2008, the cast of Unfabulous were nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series.
|2010||Jesus Awakens The Little Girl||Gertrude||(short)|
|2009||Glee||1970's Glee Club Singer/Dancer||"Pilot"|
|2008||Bad Mother's Handbook||Teenage Nam||TV Movie|
|2008||Being Bailey||Rachel||Unaired TV Pilot|
|2006||3lbs.||Charlotte Hansen/Charlotte McDermott||"Unaired Pilot" "Lost For Words"|
|2006||Future Girls: Adventures in Marine Biology||Lisa||TV Movie|
|2005||Phil of the Future||Alex||"Good Phil Hunting"|
|2004||Unfabulous||Mary Cherry||30 episodes and movie "The Best Trip Ever" part one and two|
|2003||What Should You Do?||Katie Oren||"Hooked On A Post"|