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|Mia Mckenna Bruce|
|Born||Mia Sasha Mckenna Bruce
3 July 1997
|Education||Maidstone Grammar School for Girls|
Mia Sasha McKenna Bruce (born 3 July 1997) is an English teen actress, best known for her roles as Tee Taylor in the BAFTA winning British children's television series, Tracy Beaker Returns and in spin-off series The Dumping Ground, as Penny Branning, the daughter of Jack Branning (Scott Maslen) and Selina Branning (Daisy Beaumont), in EastEnders, and as Ashley Tyler in 2009 film The Fourth Kind.
Mia's first role was a ballet girl in the West End production of Billy Elliot. Her first TV role was the minor role of Ester aged 6 in the TV short, Small Dark Places. She then almost immediately starred in Holby City as Abi Taylor for one episode. Mia then appeared in the popular BBC soap opera EastEnders as Penny Branning. She had a two episode guest in in January 2008 and then another three episode guest stint April 2008. Mia next starred in The Bill in 2009 as Keira Curtis for one episode. She then moved on to Doctors for a slightly longer stint of three episodes. Later in 2009, Mia starred in her first film role, The Fourth Kind, playing Ashley Tyler. Her next role was as main character Tee Taylor in Tracy Beaker Returns for three years from 2010 to 2012. In 2011, Mia appeared in the TV series Spy for 1 episode and in 5 episodes of The Tracy Beaker Survival Guide. Since 2013, she has appeared as Tee Taylor again in BAFTA winning The Dumping Ground a spin - off of Tracy Beaker Returns. The Dumping Ground has aired for two series, and a third series has been confirmed to be broadcast in early 2015. Mia also played Tee in 'The Dumping Ground Survival files', which aired on CBBC in early 2014.
|2008||Small Dark Places||Ester - Aged 6||1 Episode|
|Holby City||Abi Taylor|
|EastEnders||Penny Branning||5 Episodes|
|2009||The Bill||Keira Curtis||1 Episode|
|Doctors||Pearl Snow||3 Episodes|
|The Fourth Kind||Ashley Tyler||Film role|
|2010–12||Tracy Beaker Returns||Tee Taylor||Regular Role|
|2011||The Tracy Beaker Survival Files||Tee Taylor||5 Episodes|
|2013—||The Dumping Ground||Tee Taylor||Regular role|