Bailey De Young

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Bailey De Young
Born Bailey Buntain
(1989-09-16) September 16, 1989 (age 27)
Sacramento, California
Nationality American
Occupation Actress, dancer
Years active 2012–present
Spouse(s) Tyler De Young (m. 2014)

Bailey De Young (née Buntain; September 16, 1989) is an American actress and dancer most well known for playing the characters Ginny Thompson on Bunheads and Lauren Cooper on Faking It.


De Young is a native of Sacramento, California.[1] She is a dancer, starting around the age of seven, with a focus in jazz, tap, and ballet.[2][3] Additionally, she is a trained soprano and has various theater credits.[4] She graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.[5] After that, she landed a leading role as Ginny Thompson in the ABC Family series Bunheads. In 2014, she made a guest appearance in the sitcom Baby Daddy as Bailey,[6] and Jenna Taylor on The Middle. In 2014, she was cast in the MTV sitcom Faking It as Lauren.

Bailey De Young, Rita Volk, Katie Stevens, Gregg Sulkin and Michael J. Willett at Paleyfest 2014.jpg

Personal life[edit]

She and musician Tyler De Young were married on August 3, 2014.[7]


Year Title Role Notes
2012–2013 Bunheads Virginia "Ginny" Thompson Main role
The Middle Jenna Taylor Episodes: "From Orson with Love" & "The Second Act"
2014 Baby Daddy Bailey Episode: "The Wingmom"
Petals on the Wind Carrie Dollanganger TV film
2014–2016 Faking It Lauren Cooper Main role
2015 The Murder Pact Poppy TV film
2016 Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Heidi Episode: "Summer"
2017 The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Imogene Episode: "Pilot"


  1. ^ "Bailey Buntain (Ginny)". Retrieved May 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ Brokaw, Francine. "Bailey Buntain Talks about Bunheads". Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Exclusive Q&A with Bunheads' Bailey Buntain". 2012-06-07. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "BUNHEADS star Bailey Buntain previews her guest spot on THE MIDDLE". 2012-10-03. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Faking It › Cast › Bailey Buntain". MTV. Retrieved May 19, 2014. 
  6. ^ Elizabeth Wagmeister (April 2, 2014). "'Bunheads' Star Bailey Buntain Guest Stars On 'Baby Daddy'". Hollywood Life. Retrieved May 19, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Actress Bailey Buntain marries". 5 August 2014. Retrieved 17 September 2014. 

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