Candace Bailey

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Candace Bailey
Candace Bailey, Comic-Con 2012 (crop).jpg
Bailey at the San Diego Comic-Con International, July 2012
Born Candace Kaye Bailey
(1982-05-20) May 20, 1982 (age 36)
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Occupation Actress, television personality
Years active 1999–present

Candace Kaye Bailey (born May 20, 1982) is an American actress and television personality best known as a co-host of the former television program Attack of the Show! on G4.

Early life[edit]

Bailey was born in Birmingham, Alabama and relocated with her family to the Pensacola, Florida area at age two.[1] At age 12, Bailey joined a New York City modeling company in the summer.[1] Bailey graduated from Gulf Breeze High School of Gulf Breeze, Florida in 2001 and attended Marymount Manhattan College in New York City.[2][3]


Bailey is a former Junior Olympic gymnast.[4]

In 1999, Bailey at age 17 made her on-screen debut on The Sopranos episode "Boca" as character Deena Hauser. While attending Marymount Manhattan, Bailey got her first television presenting job on the Nickelodeon children's show U-Pick Live in 2002 and would continue on the show until 2005[1][5][6] and she and her co-host Brent Popolizio formed a fictional band in the show called The Pickles, the name is from the Pickle Family characters in the animated series Rugrats. Bailey hosted an episode of Slime Time Live on Nickelodeon in 2003 In 2004, Bailey co-hosted a children-oriented Super Bowl XXXVIII pre-game show on Nickelodeon.[7]

In her first role as a regular character in a fictional TV series, Bailey played Skylar Stevens on the CBS series Jericho from 2006 to 2008.[8] In 2008, Bailey appeared in the music video of "Goodnight, Goodnight" by Maroon 5.[9] After Jericho was cancelled, Bailey worked as a cocktail waitress and babysitter between acting jobs. Bailey said that the work made her more appreciative of her acting opportunities.[10]

Bailey returned to screen acting in a fifth season episode of Ghost Whisperer in 2010. On January 11, 2011, Bailey joined Kevin Pereira (who left the show on May 31, 2012) as the new co-host of Attack of the Show! and remained on the show until its final episode on January 23, 2013.[11][12]



Year Title Role Notes
1999 The Sopranos Deena Hauser Episode: "Boca"
2002–2005 U-Pick Live Herself / Host
2003 Slime Time Live Herself Episode: "April 1, 2003"
2005 Taylor Made Sarah Taylor Short television film
2006 Sixty Minute Man Natalie Henderson Unsold television pilot
2006–2008 Jericho Skylar Stevens 16 episodes
2006–2008 Robot Chicken Various characters (voice) 6 episodes
2010 Ghost Whisperer Katie Walker / Rachel Blessing Episode: "Blessings in Disguise"
2010–2013 Attack of the Show! Herself / Host
2013 NTSF:SD:SUV Carrie Episode: "Burn After Killing"
2013 Anger Management Michelle Episode: "Charlie Gets the Party Started"

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Artist
2008 "Goodnight, Goodnight" Maroon 5

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role
2004 Tak 2: The Staff of Dreams Fauna Juju (voice)
2005 Tak: The Great Juju Challenge


  1. ^ a b c "Candace Bailey". G4TV. Retrieved January 15, 2013.
  2. ^ "Gulf Breeze High School Class of 2001". Retrieved January 15, 2013.
  3. ^ (28 December 2006). GBHS drama presents ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ at Saenger Theatre, Gulf Breeze News, Retrieved December 8, 2010
  4. ^ (15 August 2004). Kidsday, Newsday, Retrieved December 8, 2010 ("ABOUT CANDACE BAILEY. Born in Pensacola Fla. Appeared on HBO's The Sopranos in 1999... Candace was a Junior Olympic gymnast when she was 13.")
  5. ^ Tung, Jennifer (January 25, 2004). "PULSE; The TV Hosts". The New York Times. Archived from the original on February 15, 2011.
  6. ^ Bernstein, Paula (9 March 2003). For Young Viewers: After the Homework: Cartoons, Cream Pies and Slime, The New York Times, Retrieved December 8, 2010
  7. ^ Posner, Jay (February 1, 2004). "Are you ready for some football?". San Diego Union-Tribune. U-Pick Live hosts Brent Popolizio and Candace Bailey will tackle the Super Bowl from a kids' point of view.
  8. ^ Paige, Carmen (15 February 2007). Students in the spotlight, Pensacola News Journal, Retrieved December 8, 2010 ("Candace Bailey - Professional actress and dancer. Has appeared in commercials was a regular on Nickelodeon and is currently on the television show Jericho")
  9. ^ Bailey, Candace (January 11, 2012). "Maroon 5 Video". Archived from the original on January 16, 2013. Retrieved January 16, 2013.
  10. ^ Carey, Ross (March 27, 2012). "Episode 61: Featuring Candace Bailey". Conversations with Ross.
  11. ^ Ishimoto, Moye (6 December 2010). Candace Bailey is the New AOTS Co-Host, G4 (U.S. TV channel)G4, Retrieved December 8, 2010
  12. ^ (6 December 2010). Pics Of Candace Bailey, The New Co-Host Of Attack of the Show!, G4, Retrieved December 8, 2010

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