Allisyn Ashley Arm

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Allisyn Ashley Arm
Allisyn Ashley Arm 2010.jpg
Arm at the premiere of Step Up 3 in August 2010.
Born April 25, 1996 (age 20)
Glendale, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress, comedian
Years active 1998–present
Family Steve Arm (father)
Anji Arm (mother)
Josie Arm (sister)
Website AllisynAshleyArm.com

Allisyn Ashley Arm (born April 25, 1996)[1] is an American actress and sketch comedian. Arm is most known for her main role as Zora Lancaster on Sonny with a Chance and in Disney Channel's sketch comedy series So Random!

Early life[edit]

Allisyn Ashley Arm was born on April 25, 1996 in Glendale, California to Steve and Anji Arm. After seeing a number of plays in the Los Angeles area, her parents saw her act when she was half a year old and decided to put her into an acting school in Arizona.[2][3][4]

Career[edit]

The first acting job Arm booked was for a Bounty commercial that never aired.[5] Despite the fact that her first attempt at commercial acting was done in vain, she eventually starred in many televised advertisements that did air;[6] and in May 2002, she was cast in her very 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.[7] Arm also had roles on films such as Man of the House and King of California with Twilight’s Ashley Greene.[8] In 2009, Arm appeared as Zora in the Disney Channel original series Sonny with a Chance. After the show's cancellation, she appeared in the run of what had originally been a show within a show, the sketch comedy series So Random! in 2011. She also appeared in Amber Lily's music video "Overloadin" with her So Random! co-star Audrey Whitby in 2011. Arm recently 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 Caleb Pierce as Gilly, Audrey Whitby as Rain, Jonathon McClendon as Kale Murry, Autumn Wendel as Autumn, Jacey Tomlinson as Jacey, Dylan Riley Snyder as Boom Guy, Tess Baines as Luna, Joey Luthman as Beckett, Matthew Scott Montgomery as Stacy-John, Austin James as Wesley, Cooper Green as Cooper, Elizabeth Johnson as Harmony, Emily Cavalluzzi as Olive, Keely Marshall as Finley, Shauna Case as Tessa, Sam Lant as Colton, and Josie Arm as Astrid's sister Bliss Clover.

Personal life[edit]

As a supporter of PETA, Allisyn Ashley Arm has been a vegetarian since she was 5 years old as a part of a vegetarian family. At age 12, she became vegan.[9] Arm later attended the grand opening of the Bob Barker Building that was established by Bob Barker.[10][11]

Influences[edit]

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)."[12]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
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"
2004 Eulogy Collin's Daughter
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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Resume of Allisyn Ashley Arm" (PDF). allisynashleyarm.com. Retrieved 2010-09-18. 
  2. ^ "Personal life of Allisyn Ashley Arm". allisynarm.com. Retrieved 2010-09-18. 
  3. ^ "Meet Disney Channel's Allisyn Arm!". 2011-09-26. Archived from the original on 2012-04-21 
  4. ^ "Disney's Allisyn Arm Featured in the Latest Be Your Own You Magazine!". 2012-02-10. Archived from the original on 2012-04-21 
  5. ^ "Early career of Allisyn Ashley Arm". Retrieved 2010-07-01. 
  6. ^ "Allisyn Ashley Arm". Media Kid Vids. Archived from the original on 7 June 2010. 
  7. ^ "Early television appearances of Allisyn Ashley Arm". Retrieved 2010-07-01. 
  8. ^ "Early film appearances of Allisyn Ashley Arm". Retrieved 2010-07-01. 
  9. ^ Vegan Disney Star Allisyn Arm for PETA Kids at YouTube
  10. ^ PETA’s New Bob Barker Building Opens in L.A. at PETA.org
  11. ^ PETA's Bob Barker Building Opens in Los Angeles! at Peta2.com
  12. ^ "Allisyn Ashley Arm's influences". Retrieved 2010-07-01. 

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