Allisyn Ashley Arm
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|Allisyn Ashley Arm|
Arm at the premiere of Step Up 3 in August 2010.
April 25, 1996 |
Glendale, California, U.S.
|Family||Steve Arm (father)
Anji Arm (mother)
Josie Arm (sister)
Travis Kalanick (half-uncle)
Allisyn Ashley Arm (born April 25, 1996) is an American actress, writer, director. Arm is best known for her main role as Zora Lancaster on Sonny with a Chance and in Disney Channel's sketch comedy series So Random! Allisyn is currently filming a new NBC show produced by Seth Meyers, titled A.P. Bio in the role of Heather.
Allisyn Ashley Arm was born on April 25, 1996 in Glendale, California to Steve and Anji Arm. Anji Arm is the half-sister of Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick. After seeing a number of plays in the Los Angeles area, her parents saw her fascination with theater and enrolled her in acting school at four and a half years old.
The first acting job Arm booked was for a Bounty commercial that never aired. She went on to film over 60 commercials, and in May 2002 made her first television appearance on the medical drama series: Strong Medicine. She would go on to make appearances in episodes of Friends, 10-8, Miracles, and Judging Amy. Arm also had roles on films such as Meet Dave and King of California opposite Michael Douglas. In 2009, Arm appeared as Zora in the Disney Channel hit series Sonny with a Chance, and in the spin-off series So Random! in 2011. Arm also voiced the character Stormy in the Disney Junior series Jake and the Never Land Pirates.
Allisyn Ashley Arm later developed a YouTube personality named Astrid Clover and is assisted by Jonathon McClendon as Kale Murry, Autumn Wendel as Autumn, Jacey Tomlinson as Jacey, Dylan Riley Snyder as Boom Guy, and Joey Luthman as Beckett. The web series also features Josie Arm as Astrid's sister Bliss Clover.
Arm studied cinematography in Los Angeles and recently teamed with Mali Elfman's "Fun Size Horror", to release a comedic horror short film that she wrote and directed titled Weeji, starring former So Random! castmate Matthew Scott Montgomery. Allisyn is also a prolific artist and had her first gallery showing at 15 years old. She enjoys roller derby and studies trapeze with her younger sister Josie. Along with her boyfriend, fellow Disney Channel star Dylan Riley Snyder, Allisyn became scuba certified and enjoys scuba trips to Catalina. As a supporter of PETA, Allisyn Ashley Arm has been a vegetarian since she was 11 years old as a part of a vegetarian family. At age 12, she became vegan.
In an interview with People; Arm said, "I watch a lot of SNL skits online. I love Chris Farley and Jim Carrey. I always think, 'What would Jim Carrey do in this scene?' He's a lot of my inspiration for my character (Zora)."
|1998||Cask of Amontillado, TheThe Cask of Amontillado||Montressor's Daughter|
|2002||Strong Medicine||Wendy Withers||Episode: "Outcomes"|
|2003||Miracles||Amelia Wye||Episode: "Little Miss Lost"|
|2003||Friends||Leslie Buffay||Episode: "The One Where Ross Is Fine"|
|2003||Judging Amy||Molly Maddox||Episode: "Ex Parte of Five"|
|2003||10-8: Officers on Duty||Little Wailing Girl||Episode: "Late for School"|
|2005||Man of the House||Charlotte Tulaire|
|2005||Still Standing||Ella||Episode: "Still Holding"|
|2005||Inconceivable||Lexie||Episode: "To Surrogate, with Love"|
|2006||Dive Olly Dive!||Beth||6 episodes|
|2006||Vanished||Violet||Episode: "Warm Springs"|
|2007||Back to You||Kid #1||Episode: "Gracie's Bully"|
|2007||King of California||Miranda (age 9)|
|2007||Greetings from Earth||Little girl|
|2007||Mr. Woodcock||Scout Girl|
|2008||Disney Channel's Totally New Year||Player||Disney Channel-Event|
|2008||Meet Dave||Nerdy Girl|
|2009||Disney Channel's Totally New Year 2009||Herself|
|2009–2011||Sonny with a Chance||Zora Lancaster||Main role, Disney Channel Original Series|
|2011–2012||So Random!||Zora Lancaster||Main role, Disney Channel Original Series|
|2012||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Anna||Episode: "Lost Reputation"|
|2012–2013||Jake and the Never Land Pirates||Stormy||Voice, recurring|
|2013||Body of Proof||Celeste||Episode: "Committed"|
|2013–2015||AwesomenessTV||Random Characters||Recurring (42 Episodes)|
|2014||Aimy in a Cage||Aimy Micry|
|2015||I Didn't Do It||Shelley||Episode: "Drum Beats, Heart Beats"|
|2016||Ozark Sharks||Molly||TV film|
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- Vegan Disney Star Allisyn Arm for PETA Kids at YouTube
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