Daniela Bobadilla

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Daniela Bobadilla
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Bobadilla in February 2012
Born (1993-04-04) April 4, 1993 (age 26)
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.[1]
Years active2009–present

Daniela Bobadilla (born April 4, 1993[2][3]) is a Mexican-born Canadian actress. She is best known for playing Sam Goodson in the FX series Anger Management. She has also appeared in other film and television roles, such as Mr. Troop Mom, the NBC drama Awake, the ABC series The Middle, and the Lifetime original movies Lies in Plain Sight, The Cheating Pact and Perfect High.

Early life and career[edit]

Bobadilla was born in Mexico City; her family relocated to North Vancouver, British Columbia and then to nearby Coquitlam.[4] She showed an aptitude for performing at an early age, and as well as an affinity for figure skating. While attending Summit Middle School,[5] she took up acting with the school's theater department, and then with the Theatrix Youththeatre Society.[6] She went on to perform in numerous productions including Fiddler on the Roof, High School Musical and The Wizard of Oz. She began auditioning for film and television roles while attending Heritage Woods Secondary School.[7]

In 2008, she won the title of Port Moody Idol. Shortly thereafter, she appeared in guest roles on two Canadian-produced series for The CW, Smallville and Supernatural, later relocating with her family to Los Angeles. She appeared in her first US leading role in the Lifetime movie Lies in Plain Sight, in which she portrayed a 13-year-old blind adolescent. She later appeared on an episode of Lie to Me, as well as the Hallmark Channel's Oliver's Ghost.

In 2012, she was cast as Sam Goodson, the 13-year-old, obsessive-compulsive daughter of Charlie Sheen's character on the FX series Anger Management.[8] The role quickly became Bobadilla's most extensive, when the series was picked up for a continuous, syndicated run of 100 episodes (her character appeared in 55 episodes).

In 2013, she played the main character, Heather, in the Lifetime movie, The Cheating Pact. In 2015, Bobadilla she was cast as a primary character in another Lifetime film, Perfect High. Beginning in the seventh season of the ABC comedy series The Middle, Bobadilla played the recurring role of Lexie Brooks, Sue Heck's college roommate and later Axl’s girlfriend.[9]



Year Title Role Notes
2012 Tomorrow Maybe Jessica Short film
2012 Rosita Lopez for President Rosita Lopez Short film
2015 National Signing Day Mary Beth
2015 Texas Heart Alison
2015 The Highway is for Gamblers Rosa
2016 Odious Gina
2016 Face to Face Madison Daniels Direct-to-video film
2017 Ferdinand Tall Nun Voice role
2019 Justice League vs. the Fatal Five Miss Martian Voice role


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Smallville Fanatic Teenager Episode: "Infamous"
2009 Mr. Troop Mom Naomi Serrano Television film
2010 Supernatural Sydney Frankle Episode: "Swap Meat"
2010 Lie to Me Deedee Fletcher Episode: "The Royal We"
2010 Lies in Plain Sight Young Sofia Television film
2011 Oliver's Ghost Jenny McCaffrey Television film
2012 Desperate Housewives Marisa Sanchez 2 episodes
2012 Awake Emma Recurring role, 6 episodes
2012–2014 Anger Management Sam Goodson Main role, 55 episodes
2012 Emily Owens, M.D. Payson Sorriano Episode: "Emily and... the Outbreak"
2013 Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures Danielle Smith Episode: "Epic Copycat"
2013 Big Time Rush Dara Laramie Episode: "Big Time Cameo"
2013 The Cheating Pact Heather Marshall Television film
2014 The Night Shift Nina Episode: "Blood Brothers"
2015 Mothers of the Bride Jenna Wolf Television film
2015 Perfect High Riley Taft Television film
2016–2018 The Middle Lexie Brooks Recurring role (seasons 7–9)
2017 The Rachels Roxie Television film


  1. ^ a b Mackie, John. "B.C. teen Daniela Bobadilla lands in middle of Charlie Sheen circus". The Vancouver Sun. Retrieved July 12, 2017.
  2. ^ Daniela Bobadilla [@DanieBobadilla] (5 April 2017). "🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻's all around! @TheMiddle_ABC thank you Brian!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  3. ^ https://www.instagram.com/p/BDxWyUTspth/
  4. ^ "Bobadilla stars in hit show with Charlie Sheen". Inside Vancouver. August 9, 2012.
  5. ^ "B.C. teen lands in middle of Charlie Sheen circus". Calgary Herald. August 10, 2012.
  6. ^ "Coquitlam teen to spend 2 years as Charlie Sheen's daughter". News 1130. September 7, 2012.
  7. ^ "Heritage Woods grad Daniela Bobadilla will appear on new sitcom". Canada.com. August 5, 2012.
  8. ^ "Daniela Bobadilla cast as Charlie Sheen's daughter in 'Anger Management'". Entertainment Weekly. February 15, 2012.
  9. ^ https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Scoop-THE-MIDDLE-on-ABC-Tuesday-October-17-2017-2017100452

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