Allisyn Ashley Arm

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Allisyn Ashley Arm
Allisyn Ashley Arm 2010.jpg
Born (1996-04-25) April 25, 1996 (age 22)
Glendale, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1998–present

Allisyn Ashley Arm (born April 25, 1996)[1] is an American teen actress. 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

Allisyn Ashley Arm was born on April 25, 1996 in Glendale, California. After seeing a number of plays in the Los Angeles area, her parents saw her act when she was half of a year old.[2]


The first acting job Arm booked was for a Bounty commercial that never aired.[3] Despite the fact that her first attempt at commercial acting was done in vain, Allisyn eventually starred in many televised advertisements that did air;[4] 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.[5] Arm also had roles on films such as Man of the House and King of California with Twilight’s Ashley Greene.[6] In 2009, Allisyn starred as Zora in the Disney Channel's original comedic teen sitcom, created by Steve Marmel; Sonny with a Chance,[7] continuing the role when the show was revamped into the sketch comedy series So Random!, beginning in 2011. She also apeared in Amber Lily's new music video "Overloadin'" with her So Random! co star Audrey Whitby in 2011.


In an interview with People; Allisyn Ashley 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)."[8]


Year Title Role Notes
1998 The Cask of Amontillado Montressor's Daughter
2001 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
2009–2010 Sonny With a Chance Zora Lancaster Main role, Disney Channel Original Series, 26 of 46 episodes
2011-present So Random! Zora Lancaster


Year Award Category Work Result
2010 Young Artist Awards 2010 "Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Comedy or Drama)" Sonny with a Chance Won


  1. ^ "Resume of Allisyn Ashley Arm" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-09-18. 
  2. ^ "Personal life of Allisyn Ashley Arm". Retrieved 2010-09-18. 
  3. ^ "Early career of Allisyn Ashley Arm". Retrieved 2010-07-01. 
  4. ^ "Early commercials of Allisyn Ashley Arm". Retrieved 2010-07-01. 
  5. ^ "Early television appearances of Allisyn Ashley Arm". Retrieved 2010-07-01. 
  6. ^ "Early film appearances of Allisyn Ashley Arm". Retrieved 2010-07-01. 
  7. ^ "Allisyn Ashley Arm in Sonny With a Chance". Retrieved 2010-07-01. 
  8. ^ "Allisyn Ashley Arm's influences". Retrieved 2010-07-01. 

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