Rowan Blanchard at the Redlight Traffic's Inaugural Dignity Gala
October 14, 2001
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Life and career
Blanchard began acting as a 5-year old. In 2010, Rowan was cast as Mona's daughter in the The Back-up Plan and was in the main cast of Disney Junior Original Series Dance-A-Lot Robot as Caitlin. In 2011, she was cast as Rebecca Wilson in Spy Kids: All the Time in the World and in Little in Common as Raquel Pacheco. In late January 2013, Blanchard was cast as Riley Matthews in the Disney Channel series Girl Meets World. The titular character is the daughter of Cory and Topanga from Boy Meets World.
Blanchard was born in Los Angeles, California, to Elizabeth and Mark Blanchard-Boulbol, who are yoga instructors. Her paternal grandfather, an immigrant from the Middle East, had Lebanese, Moroccan, Armenian, and Syrian ancestry, while her paternal grandmother is of Swedish, Danish, and English descent. Rowan has two younger siblings, Carmen and Shane.
|2010||The Back-up Plan||Monas' daughter|
|2011||Little in Common||Raquel Pacheco|
|2011||Spy Kids: All the Time in the World||Rebecca Wilson|
|2010||Dance-A-Lot Robot||Caitlin||Main role; Disney Junior Original Series|
|2014–present||Girl Meets World||Riley Matthews||Lead role; Disney Channel Original Series|
Awards and nominations
|2012||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actress Ten and Under||Spy Kids: All the Time in the World||Nominated|||
- Stransky, Tanner (January 28, 2013). "'Boy Meets World' spin-off: Meet Cory and Topanga's daughter -- EXCLUSIVE". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved February 2, 2013.
- Ng, Philiana (January 28, 2013). "'Boy Meets World' Follow-Up Casts Cory and Topanga's Daughter". The Hollywood Reporter (Los Angeles CA). Retrieved February 2, 2013.
- "Yoga Los Angeles :: Mark Blanchard Power Yoga Studio City". Markblanchardsyoga.com. Retrieved May 3, 2014.
- "Debbie Gibson Online Store - EY Workshop". Debbiegibsonmerch.com. Retrieved May 3, 2014.
- "Taking Law to a Higher Place. - Interview with a Yogi". Yogalaw. Retrieved May 3, 2014.
- Rowan Blanchard's "Who I Am" (Disney Channel)
- "29th Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. January 26, 2014.