Brec Bassinger

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Brec Bassinger
Brec Bassinger HHH 2015.jpg
Bassinger in 2015
Born (1999-05-25) May 25, 1999 (age 21)
OccupationActress
Years active2013–present

Brec Bassinger (born May 25, 1999[1]) is an American actress. She is known for her lead role as Bella Dawson on the 2015–2016 Nickelodeon series Bella and the Bulldogs, her recurring role as Emma in The Haunted Hathaways, her part as Roni in the 2018 Hulu show All Night, and her role as Maxie in the 2018 film Status Update. In 2020, Bassinger began playing the titular role in the series Stargirl from DC Universe and The CW, based on the character from DC Comics.

Early life[edit]

Bassinger was born in Saginaw, Texas.[1][2] She resides with her mother, while the rest of her family remains in Texas.[3] She used to play basketball, volleyball and run track/field.[4] Bassinger participated in beauty pageants and was an Our Little Miss World Winner. She has two older brothers named Beric and Brice.[5] Before becoming an actress, she was a competitive cheerleader.[6]

Career[edit]

In 2014, Bassinger was cast in the lead role of the Nickelodeon comedy series Bella and the Bulldogs,[7] which ran for two seasons from 2015–2016. In 2016, she joined the cast of the 2018 direct-to-video teen comedy film Status Update.[8] Also in 2018 Bassinger played the role of Roni in the Hulu television series All Night from AwesomenessTV.[9] In 2019, she starred in the thriller film 47 Meters Down: Uncaged.[10]

In 2018, Bassinger was cast in the lead role of Courtney Whitmore/Stargirl in the television series Stargirl,[11] which premiered on DC Universe and The CW in May 2020.

Filmography[edit]

Television and film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2013, 2016 The Goldbergs Zoe Macintosh Episodes: "The Circle of Driving", "George! George Glass!"
2013–2014 The Haunted Hathaways Emma Recurring role
2015–2016 Bella and the Bulldogs Bella Dawson Lead role[7]
2015 Liar, Liar, Vampire Vi Television film
2016–2018 School of Rock Kale Recurring role[12]
2018 Status Update Maxi Moore Film[8]
2018 All Night Roni Main role[9]
2019 47 Meters Down: Uncaged Catherine Film[10]
2019–2020 The Loud House Margo Roberts Voice role; 2 episodes
2019 Chicken Girls Babs Web series; recurring role (season 2)
2020 Legends of Tomorrow Stargirl Uncredited cameo

(archive footage); episode: "Crisis on Infinite Earths, Part 5"[13]

2020–present Stargirl Courtney Whitmore / Stargirl Lead role[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Our Chat with Brec Bassinger!". bopandtigerbeat.com. January 9, 2015. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved March 28, 2015.
  2. ^ Sheets, Jill (November 19, 2013). "Chit Chatting with Actress Brec Bassinger". relatemag.com. Retrieved March 24, 2015.
  3. ^ "BELLA & THE BULLDOGS Starlet Brec Bassinger on Playing a Girl in a Boy's World!". January 14, 2015. Retrieved April 23, 2015 – via YouTube.
  4. ^ "Brec Bassinger @ Nickelodeon's Bella And The Bull Dogs Set Visit with AfterBuzz TV". January 14, 2015. Retrieved April 23, 2015 – via YouTube.
  5. ^ "'Bella and The Bulldogs': Brec Bassinger Was Child Pageant Queen". TheTVPage.com. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  6. ^ "'Bella' star Brec Bassinger poised to be next big Nick star". New York Post. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  7. ^ a b Steinberg, Brian (March 13, 2014). "Nickelodeon Talks Up its Turnaround, Sports Awards and New Shows at Upfront". Variety. Retrieved January 16, 2020. 'Bella and the Bullfrogs,' starring Brec Bassinger has a 12-episode order...
  8. ^ a b D'Alessandro, Anthony (July 19, 2016). "Rob Riggle, Famke Janssen, Wendi McLendon-Covey & More Round Out 'Status Update' Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 18, 2016.
  9. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (August 24, 2017). "Hulu Picks Up, Casts 'All Night' Graduation Comedy Series From AwesomenessTV". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 10, 2018.
  10. ^ a b Wiseman, Andreas (December 11, 2018). "æ47 Meters Down—Uncaged': 'Stargirl' & 'All Night' Actress Brec Bassinger Joins Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 13, 2018.
  11. ^ a b Goldberg, Lesley (September 20, 2018). "'Stargirl': Geoff Johns Casts the Lead for His DC Universe Drama". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 16, 2020.
  12. ^ "Brec Bassinger Reveals What It's Really Like on the 'School of Rock' Set". J-14. October 5, 2016. Retrieved October 13, 2016.
  13. ^ Clark, Travis (November 21, 2019). "DC Universe's 'Stargirl' will also air on The CW, and the character will debut during the network's upcoming crossover event". Business Insider. Archived from the original on November 22, 2019. Retrieved November 21, 2019.

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