July 24, 1986
Lindsay, Ontario, Canada
|Partner(s)||Tyler Hilton (2006-present ; engaged)|
Megan Park (born July 24, 1986) is a Canadian actress and singer. She is best known for her roles in Charlie Bartlett and the television series The Secret Life of the American Teenager as Grace Bowman.
Life and career
Born in Lindsay, Ontario, Park began her acting career with small parts starting at age 6. She attended Oakridge Secondary School, in London, Ontario. She was also a part of the Original Kids Theatre program.
Park completed a guest starring role on the popular Disney channel Family show Life with Derek as Amy, a love interest of Derek and head cheerleader ex-girlfriend to Max. Her largest role to date has been in the ABC Family series The Secret Life of the American Teenager, where she plays one of the main characters, Grace Bowman, a conservative Christian teen and cheerleader who, along with her boyfriend, struggle with her purity vow until marriage.
Park created a band with singer Codi Caraco called Frank and Derol, in which she formerly sang and played bass guitar. The girl band also includes pop star Miley Cyrus's older half-sister, Brandi Cyrus. As of 2010, Park has left the band to focus on her acting career in the TV series The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Park also appeared, together with Tyler Hilton, in a music video called "(Kissed You) Good Night" recorded by the American country music group Gloriana.
In July 2006, Park started dating singer and actor Tyler Hilton after meeting him on the set of Charlie Bartlett. They got engaged in December 2013 and they're planning to wed in Spring 2015.
In 2013, Park lost the role of Nicki in the sitcom Undateable to Briga Heelan. Heelan had originally been cast in the role, but was believed to be unable to continue when her sitcom Ground Floor was renewed for a second season. The part was recast with Park, however when Heelan's schedule was adjusted to allow her to appear on both shows, Heelan replaced Park. No episodes with Park were produced or aired.
||Some Things That Stay||Brenda Murphy|
|Charlie Bartlett||Whitney Drummond|
|Diary of the Dead||Francine Shane|
||The Butcher's Daughter||Sarah Beaumont|
||A Cinderella Story: Once Upon A Song||Beverly 'Bev' van Ravensway||Direct-to-DVD|
||The F Word||Dalia|
||Ace Lightning||Jessica Fisgus|
||This Time Around||Young Cara Cabot|
||She's Too Young||Becca White|
||The Blobheads||Wendy||(2 episodes)|
||The Road to Christmas||Hilly Pullman|
|Angela's Eyes||Zoe||"Undercover Eyes"|
|Dark Oracle||Ainsley||"Red Sports Car"|
||The Dark Room||Zoe|
|Life with Derek||Amy||"Cheerleader Casey"|
||The Secret Life of the American Teenager||Grace Bowman||Series Regular|
||Entourage||Girl being interviewed||"Buzzed"|
|The Perfect Teacher||Devon Burke|
||Happy Endings||Chloe Garrity||"Baby Steps"|
||The Newsroom||Gwen||"News Night 2.0"|
- "Megan Park Online Bio". Meganparkonline.com. Retrieved 2012-07-25.
- "ABC Family - The Secret Life of the American Teenager - Cast - Official Site". Abcfamily.go.com. Retrieved 2012-07-25.
- Tan, Michelle (June 18, 2009). "Miley's Sister Brandi Cyrus Hits the Stage". People. Time. Retrieved May 6, 2010.
- "Tyler Hilton - Hilton Finds Love With Movie Co-Star". contactmusic.com. February 11, 2008. Retrieved May 3, 2012.
- Andreeva, Nellie (September 5, 2013). "Briga Heelan Back On NBC Comedy 'Undateable' As Recurring". Deadline.com. Retrieved March 4, 2014.