Ashley Argota

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Ashley Argota
2009 CUN Award Party Ashley Argota 008.JPG
Argota at the Children Uniting Nations Academy Award Viewing Party, 2009
Born Ashley Spencer Argota[1]
(1993-01-09) January 9, 1993 (age 22)
Redlands, California, U.S.
Residence New York City, New York
Education New York University
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 2006–present
Website www.ashleyargota.com

Ashley Spencer Argota (born January 9, 1993) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for role as Lulu in the Nickelodeon sitcom True Jackson, VP. She also co-starred as Kelly Peckinpaugh in Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures on Nickelodeon.[2]

Early life[edit]

Argota was born in Redlands, California to Filipino parents. She graduated in high school from Connections Academy, an online virtual high school <http://www.connectionsacademy.com/online-high-school/student-life/student-videos/ashley-argota.aspx>. She began her professional career as contestant on the Arsenio Hall-hosted Star Search on CBS in 2003.

Career[edit]

In 2007, she starred in an independent film titled Schooled. She also appeared in a Nickelodeon celebrity-episode of the series BrainSurge during which she lost during a Sudden Death round to Jerry Trainor. She appeared again in 2011 with other various Nickelodeon celebrities and won. Argota confirmed on July 5, 2012 that Nickelodeon has cancelled Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures.[3] As a singer, Argota has released two independent albums Dreams Come True (2006)[4] and Ashley (2008).[5]

Argota is currently attending New York University, majoring in nursing.[6] In December 2013, Ashley starred in the show Aladdin and His Winter Wish at the Pasadena Playhouse. She plays princess Jasmine. The show has received mainly positive feedback. This same month, she was nominated for the Libby Award by Peta2 for her work with adoption practices.[7] In 2014, she got the recurring role of Lou on the ABC Family drama The Fosters.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Schooled Soomi Alverez
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2008 iCarly Kathy "iHave a Lovesick Teacher" (Season 1, Episode 25)
2008–11 True Jackson, VP Lulu Johnson Main role
2011–13 Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures Kelly Peckinpaw Main role
2012 Baby Daddy Ava "May the Best Friend Win" (Season 1, Episode 7)
2014 Austin & Ally Elle "Glee Clubs & Glory" (Season 3, Episode 6)
2014 Chasing Life Kristina "Finding Chemo" (Season 1, Episode 10)
2014 How to Build a Better Boy Nevaeh Barnes Disney Channel Original Movie
2014–15 Lab Rats/Lab Rats: Bionic Island S-1 "You Posted What?" Pt. 1 (Season 3, Episode 13)
"You Posted What?" Pt. 2 (Season 3, Episode 14)
"Rise of the Secret Soldiers" Pt. 2 (Season 3, Episode 22)
"One of Us" (Season 4, Episode 13)
2014–present The Fosters Lou Chan Recurring role (since Season 2)

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums
Title Album details
Dreams Come True[8]
Ashley[9]
  • Released: June 15, 2008
  • Format: CD, digital download
  • Label: New Revolution

Singles[edit]

List of singles
Song Year Album
"Limitless"[10] 2015 N/A

Other appearances[edit]

Song Year Album
"Dance With Me Santa" 2011 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Vol. 13[11]

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos, showing director
Title Year Director
"Dreams Come True" 2006 Jason Jarrett[12][13]
"Backwards" 2008

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Teen Star Fan Club - Ashley Argota". 
  2. ^ "Twitter / Ashley Argota: Makes me laugh when people think Lulu's last name is Johnson.". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 
  3. ^ Nickelodeon Cancels “Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures”
  4. ^ Dreams Come True by Ashley Argota - Yahoo! Music
  5. ^ Ashley by Ashley Argota - Yahoo! Music
  6. ^ Huff, Richard (July 1, 2011). "Nickelodeon actress on track to study nursing at NYU - but for now, she gives acting her best shot". New York Daily News. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Ashley Argota Nominated For peta2 Libby Award". Look to the Stars. 
  8. ^ "Ashley Argota - Dreams Come True". Allmusic. 2011-05-30. Retrieved June 4, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Ashley by Ashley Argota". iTunes. 2011-05-30. Retrieved June 4, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Limitless - Single by Ashley Argota". iTunes. 2011-05-30. Retrieved June 4, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Vol. 13, 2011". iTunes. 2011-05-30. Retrieved June 4, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Dreams Come True-Ashley Argota - Jason Jarrett". J.L. Jarett. 2011-05-30. Retrieved June 4, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Ashley Argota - Backwards - Official Music Video". Andreana Jackson Official. 2011-05-30. Retrieved June 4, 2011. 

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