Teegarden at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con International in San Diego, California.
|Born||Aimee Richelle Teegarden
October 10, 1989
Downey, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, model, producer|
Aimee Richelle Teegarden (born October 10, 1989) is an American actress, model and producer. She starred as Julie Taylor in the NBC drama Friday Night Lights (2006–2011). In 2014, she starred as Emery Whitehill in The CW's short-lived science fiction romantic drama Star-Crossed.
Teegarden has modeled for campaigns including Alltel, Hollister, Old Navy, Tommy Hilfiger, and YMI Jeans. She has made several television appearances including Cold Case, Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, and Disney Channel's Hannah Montana.
Teegarden joined the cast of the NBC drama Friday Night Lights, opposite Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton, as Julie Taylor, the elder daughter of Eric Taylor (Chandler), a high school head football coach, and Tami Taylor (Britton), a high school guidance counselor. The show ran for five seasons from October 3, 2006 to February 9, 2011.
On August 24, 2007, during the Miss Teen USA 2007 pageant, Teegarden posed the question ("Recent polls have shown a fifth of Americans can't locate the U.S. on a world map. Why do you think this is?") that led to an infamous reply by contestant Caitlin Upton.
In 2009, Teegarden guest-starred in three episodes of The CW's 90210 as Rhonda, a West Beverly student who crosses paths with Ethan Ward. During the time, Teegarden guest-starred on Legend of the Seeker, portraying a teenage girl who just found out she was a confessor, and later appeared in episodes of CSI: Miami and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
In 2010, it was reported she had been cast to star as Amanda Miles in the Warner Premiere and Dolphin Entertainment action web series, Aim High with Jackson Rathbone. The show discusses Facebook being the first "social series" ever created and premiered on October 18, 2011. The web series returned for the second season on December 9, 2013 on Crackle.
In 2011, Teegarden co-starred in the slasher film Scream 4 as a horror loving high schooler. Also in 2011, Teegarden starred opposite Thomas McDonell in the Disney film Prom as Nova Prescott, an overachieving high school senior, bound for Georgetown University after graduation, trying to put together the prom while dealing with love, heartbreak, and pressure from her parents, and falling in love with the school bad boy Jesse Richter (McDonnell). In May 2011, she was named "TV Actress of the Year" by Young Hollywood Awards for her work on Friday Night Lights. In June 2011, she signed on to co-star in the war drama Love and Honor, with Liam Hemsworth and Teresa Palmer. Teegarden also played Abby in Beneath the Darkness.
In February 2012, Teegarden had won a role with AnnaSophia Robb in Life at These Speeds opposite Douglas Booth. The same month, she was cast as America Singer in The CW pilot The Selection. However, the pilot was not picked up to air in the fall. It was reworked and expected to be picked up for a midseason replacement or the following season and the second pilot was recorded, but it was also passed by the network.
Teegarden began starring in The CW science fiction romantic drama Star-Crossed as Emery Whitehill. The show ran for one season from February 17 to May 12, 2014. In 2017, she co-starred in F. Javier Gutiérrez's horror film Rings.
Teegarden is a vegan. She was a member of Job's Daughters International and is a Past Honored Queen of Bethel No. 244 in Downey, California. In 2008 she was awarded "Honorary International Sweetheart of DeMolay International", a young men's group associated with Job's Daughters. She supports Oceana, a non-profit ocean advocacy group.
|2005||Sailing for Madagascar||Bette Warren||Short film|
|2009||The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll||Annie Genson|
|2009||Call of the Wild||Tracy|
|2009||For Sale by Owner||Elenore Dare|
|2010||Beautiful Wave||Nicole Davenport||Also associate producer|
|2011||Scream 4||Jenny Randall|
|2011||Beneath the Darkness||Abby||Also associate producer|
|2012||Strain||N/A||Short film, also associate producer|
|2013||Love and Honor||Juniper / Jane|
|2016||Bakery in Brooklyn||Vivien||Also co-producer|
|2003||Cold Case||Tina Bayes (1990)||Episode: "Churchgoing People"|
|2006||Hannah Montana||Melissa||Episode: "You're So Vain, You Probably Think This Zit is About You"|
|2006–2011||Friday Night Lights||Julie Taylor||Main role, 73 episodes|
|2007||Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide||Girl #2 [Sasha]||Episode: "Boys & Girls"|
|2009||90210||Rhonda Kimble||3 episodes|
|2009||CSI: Miami||Brianna Faber||Episode: "Divorce Party"|
|2009||Legend of the Seeker||Annabelle||Episode: "Touched"|
|2010||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Molly Sinclair||Episode: "World's End"|
|2012||The Selection||America Singer||Unsold The CW pilot|
|2012||Punk'd||Herself||Episode: "Kellan Lutz"|
|2013||Call Me Crazy: A Five Film||Olivia||Television film, segment: "Grace"|
|2014||Star-Crossed||Emery Whitehill||Lead role, 13 episodes|
|2016||The Ranch||Nikki||2 episodes|
|2016||Notorious||Ella Benjamin||Main role, 10 episodes|
|2011–2013||Aim High||Amanda Miles||16 episodes|
|2012||Ladies of Rap||Courtney||Episode: "TV Moms"|
|2011||"Your Surrender" (Prom version)||Neon Trees|
|2011||"All Better Now"||Herself|
|2013||"Made in the USA"||Demi Lovato|
Awards and nominations
|2007||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Supporting Young Actress||Friday Nights Lights||Nominated|
|2011||Young Hollywood Awards||TV Actress of the Year||Friday Nights Lights||Won|
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- "Beneath the Darkness". DC. May 9, 2013.
- Newman, Nick (February 3, 2012). "AnnaSophia Robb and Aimee Teegarden Board Douglas Booth and Billy Crudup-Starring 'Life at These Speeds'". Retrieved February 28, 2012.
- Ausiello, Michael (February 23, 2012). "Exclusive: FNL's Aimee Teegarden to Headline CW's Hunger Games-esque Pilot The Selection". TVLine. Retrieved February 26, 2012.
- Lesley Goldberg , Lacey Rose (May 11, 2012). "CW's 'Carrie Diaries,' 'Arrow,' 'Cult,' 'First Cut,' 'Beauty and the Beast' Ordered to Series". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 12, 2012.
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- "'Rings' Begins Filming In Atlanta". Bloody Disgusting. May 9, 2013.
- Miller, Gerri (April 27, 2011). "Aimee Teegarden: Vegan actress stars in 'Friday Night Lights' and 'Prom'". Mother Nature Network. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
- "Famous & Notable Jobues". South Dakota Job's Daughters. Retrieved February 28, 2012.
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- "Aimee Teegarden In A Bodysuit: 'Friday Night Lights' Star Surfs To Save Oceans (PHOTOS, VIDEO)". The Huffington Post. May 9, 2012. Retrieved June 3, 2010.
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