Rachel G. Fox

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Rachel G. Fox
Born Rachel Giana Fox
(1996-07-23) July 23, 1996 (age 18)
Lawrenceville, Georgia, U.S.
Occupation Actress, singer, musician
Years active 2005–present

Rachel Giana Fox (born July 23, 1996) is an American teen actress and singer best known for playing Kayla Huntington on the ABC television series Desperate Housewives.

Early life[edit]

Fox was born in Lawrenceville, Georgia. She moved to Westlake, Ohio at age 4. A year later her mother put Rachel and her sister into a theater program to make sure they were comfortable with public speaking.[1] She began doing commercials and print work in Ohio and was represented by Ford Modeling Agency and The Docherty Agency. She appeared in print for American Greetings, Target, and JoAnn Fabrics. She appeared in the Lite House Pools and Spas TV commercial and various regional commercials. Fox moved to California at the age of 9. She is currently schooled at Chaminade College Preparatory.

Career[edit]

Fox has also appeared on Alias, That's So Raven, Adventures in Odyssey, iCarly and Hannah Montana. She voiced characters in the video games Ant Bully and Thrillville.

She portrayed Kayla Huntington Scavo on ABC hit show Desperate Housewives from September 2006 until May 2008 as a series regular, portraying Lynette's sociopath step-daughter.[2]

In July 2009, Fox filmed the movie Spork, which was released in 2010 which would be her first lead movie role. She also starred in Jim Sheridan's Dream House,[3] portraying Chloe Patterson, daughter of Ann and Jack Patterson (played by Naomi Watts and Marton Csokas, respectively).[4]

Fox was cast in the CBS Pilot "Vince Uncensored" and appear as a recurring character in ABC Family sitcom Melissa & Joey.

Fox is also a singer, she is producing her own album.[citation needed] She recently made a music video for her song iShop, singing about her favorite thing: shopping.[citation needed] She also produced a French version of the song after having enjoyed an experience in Paris.

Fox on Stocks, launched in 2012 and said to be Fox's stock-trading blog, describes her as "a very successful stock trader in her free time," and says that it "provides education for those wishing to learn more about investing."

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Jimmy Kimmel Live! Daughter in Hostess Skit Episode dated 4 October 2005
2006 Passions Older Jane 1 episode
Hannah Montana Girl #2 Episode: "It's a Mannequin's World"
Alias Young Sydney Episode: "All the Time in the World"
That's So Raven Buffy Episodes: "Rae of Sunshine" and "Sister Act"
2006—2008 Desperate Housewives Kayla Huntington Scavo 10+episodes
2008 iCarly Amber Tate Episode: iCarly Saves TV
2009 The New Adventures of Old Christine Gretchen Episode: "The Curious Case of Britney B."
2011 Melissa & Joey Holly Reback recurring role
2011 Vince Uncensored Rosie CBS Pilot
2012 Private Practice Missy Spencer 1 Episode

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2006 The Ant Bully Ant Kid Voice role
2010 Spork Betsy Byotch Lead role
2011 Dream House Chloe Patterson Supporting role
2012 Jewtopia Jill Lipschitz Filming

Awards[edit]

Awards
Year Result Award Category Nominated Work
2007 Nominated Young Artist Awards Best Recurring Young Actress in a Television Series Desperate Housewives
2008 Nominated Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Ensemble Cast
Nominated Young Artist Awards Best Recurring Young Actress in a Comedy Series
2009 Nominated Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Ensemble Cast

In 2014 Fox was named one of "The 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014" by Time magazine. [5]

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