Ellery Sprayberry

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Ellery Sprayberry
Born (2000-10-26) October 26, 2000 (age 17)
Houston, Texas
Occupation Actress, Voice Over Artist, Aerialist
Years active 2007–present
Relatives Dylan Sprayberry (brother)

Ellery Sprayberry (born October 26, 2000) is an American actress and voice over artist best known for Wakefield, Baskets, The Bronze, and The Young and the Restless.[1]

Early life[edit]

Sprayberry was born and raised in Houston, Texas along with her brother Dylan Sprayberry. She began acting at the age of six after being asked to audition with her brother for commercials and print modeling. Both children relocated to Los Angeles with their parents in 2006 in order to pursue their careers.

Career[edit]

Sprayberry made multiple guest appearances on popular television shows during her early childhood. She was cast in the recurring role of Piper Welch on The Young and The Restless in 2011 for which she was nominated for a Young Artist Award in 2012.

In addition to her on-screen performances, she has worked steadily in voice over in major studio films including Shrek Forever After, Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

In 2014, she landed the role of Teenage Hope in The Bronze opposite Melissa Rauch, Sebastian Stan, and Gary Cole[2] and attended the film's opening night premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.[3][4]

She also co-starred in the film Wakefield opposite Bryan Cranston and Jennifer Garner,[5][6][7] released on May 26, 2017, by IFC Films.[8]

In August 2017, she appeared in a guest star role on the MTV series Teen Wolf (on which her older brother Dylan starred as Liam Dunbar).[9][10][11][12]

Sprayberry is an aerialist and frequently performs her own stunts in films and television shows.[13]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Soccer Mom Kelci Handler
2009 The Honeysting Katie Wilder Short Film
Bound by a Secret Lila TV Movie
2010 Shrek Forever After ADR Group (voice)
Bedrooms Daisy
2011 Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas Additional Voices (voice) TV Short
2012 The Butterfly Room Julie
2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire ADR Voice Artist
2014 Cry of the Butterfly Kate
2015 Pancake Castle Jody Short Film
The Breakfast Club Jade Video
The Bronze Teenage Hope
2016 Pinky Shari Short Film
Wakefield Giselle
2017 Atomic Gwen, Co-Producer Short Film
Circus Sam Alice Short Film
2018 A Father's Nightmare Katie TV movie

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 House M.D. Girl Episode: "Act Your Age"
Private Practice Sasha Episode: "In Which Addison Finds the Magic"
CSI: Miami Megan Lambert Episode: "CSI: My Nanny"
Journeyman Caroline Vasser Episode: "The Hanged Man"
2008 Criminal Minds Chelsea Robinson Episode: "Masterpiece"
2009 Brothers & Sisters Girl Episode: "A Father's Dream"
Pushing Daisies Young Olive Episode: "Window Dressed to Kill"
The Forgotten Claire Morse Episode: "River John"
The Mentalist Gail Hines Episode: "Black Gold and Red Blood"
2010 The Event Abby Stern Episode: "Your World to Take"
2011 The Cape Blonde Girl Episode: "Scales"
The Young and the Restless Piper Welch 17 episodes
2012 The Joey & Elise Show Herself / Actress 2 episodes
2013 Back in the Game Danica Episode: "The Change Up"
2015 About A Boy Becky Episode: "About a Love in the Air"
2016 Baskets Kelly Episode: "Uncle Dad"
2017 Teen Wolf Tierney Episode: "Pressure Test"

Awards and nominations[edit]

In 2012, Sprayberry was nominated for Best Performance in a Daytime TV Series by a Young Actress at the Young Artist Awards for her role as Piper Welch on The Young and the Restless.[14][15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ellery Sprayberry". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-08-21.
  2. ^ "Ellery Sprayberry – The Bronze". Starry Constellation Magazine. 2015-06-22. Retrieved 2017-08-21.
  3. ^ Limited, Alamy. "Stock Photo - Park City, UT, USA. 22nd Jan, 2015. Thomas Middleditch, Sebastian Stan, Dale Raoul, Gary Cole, Melissa Rauch, Winston Rauch, Haley Lu Richardson, Bryan Buckley, Ellery". Alamy. Retrieved 2017-08-24.
  4. ^ "2015 Sundance Film Festival - Day 1". Getty Images. Retrieved 2017-08-24.
  5. ^ Thompson, Avery (2017-06-19). "Ellery Sprayberry Spills The Sweet Advice She Got From 'Wakefield' Co-Star Bryan Cranston". Hollywood Life. Retrieved 2017-08-21.
  6. ^ Debruge, Peter (2016-09-04). "Film Review: 'Wakefield'". Variety. Retrieved 2017-08-21.
  7. ^ Debruge, Peter (2016-09-04). "Film Review: 'Wakefield'". Variety. Retrieved 2017-08-24.
  8. ^ Hipes, Patrick (2017-03-23). "'Wakefield' Acquired By IFC Films For May Release". Deadline. Retrieved 2017-08-24.
  9. ^ "Would Ellery Sprayberry Ever Appear On 'Teen Wolf' With Her Brother?!". Popmania. 2015-07-10. Retrieved 2017-08-21.
  10. ^ "SIMPLY JESSICA: Ellery Sprayberry talks about her dream role - Wave Newspapers". Wave Newspapers. 2016-07-07. Retrieved 2017-08-21.
  11. ^ "'Teen Wolf' 6B: Dylan Sprayberry teases premiere date in Facebook Live video". Hidden Remote. 2017-06-15. Retrieved 2017-08-21.
  12. ^ "'Teen Wolf' Season 6: Dylan Sprayberry's Sister Hints Show's Possible Return?". www.christianpost.com. Retrieved 2017-08-21.
  13. ^ "Ellery Sprayberry - :: Naluda Interviews ::". :: Naluda Interviews ::. 2015-07-02. Retrieved 2017-08-21.
  14. ^ "33rd Young Artist Awards". Wikipedia. 2017-08-17.
  15. ^ "Young Artist Awards Announced!". CBS Soaps In Depth. 2012-04-02. Retrieved 2017-08-21.

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