Argota at the Children Uniting Nations Academy Award Viewing Party, 2009
|Born||Ashley Spencer Argota
January 9, 1993
Redlands, California, U.S.
|Residence||New York City, New York|
|Education||New York University|
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.
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.
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. As a singer, Argota has released two independent albums Dreams Come True (2006) and Ashley (2008).
Argota is currently attending New York University, majoring in nursing. 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. In 2014, she got the recurring role of Lou on the ABC Family drama The Fosters.
|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)|
|Dreams Come True|
|"Dance With Me Santa"||2011||Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Vol. 13|
|"Dreams Come True"||2006||Jason Jarrett|
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- "Twitter / Ashley Argota: Makes me laugh when people think Lulu's last name is Johnson.". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2010-11-15.
- Nickelodeon Cancels “Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures”
- Dreams Come True by Ashley Argota - Yahoo! Music
- Ashley by Ashley Argota - Yahoo! Music
- 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.
- "Ashley Argota Nominated For peta2 Libby Award". Look to the Stars.
- "Ashley Argota - Dreams Come True". Allmusic. 2011-05-30. Retrieved June 4, 2011.
- "Ashley by Ashley Argota". iTunes. 2011-05-30. Retrieved June 4, 2011.
- "Limitless - Single by Ashley Argota". iTunes. 2011-05-30. Retrieved June 4, 2011.
- "Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Vol. 13, 2011". iTunes. 2011-05-30. Retrieved June 4, 2011.
- "Dreams Come True-Ashley Argota - Jason Jarrett". J.L. Jarett. 2011-05-30. Retrieved June 4, 2011.
- "Ashley Argota - Backwards - Official Music Video". Andreana Jackson Official. 2011-05-30. Retrieved June 4, 2011.