Haley Tju

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Haley Tju
Haley Alexandra Tju

(2001-02-15) February 15, 2001 (age 18)
Years active2008–present
RelativesBrianne Tju (sister)

Haley Alexandra Tju[1] (born February 15, 2001[2][3]) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Pepper in the Nickelodeon television series Bella and the Bulldogs.[4]

Early life[edit]

Tju was born in Southern California.[3] Her sister is actress Brianne Tju.[5]


Her first television appearance was in a commercial for Pizza Hut, while her first TV show performance was a bit part in Hannah Montana at the age of seven.[3] Tju has appeared in television shows, television movies, feature films and a short.[6] Tju has appeared on The Suite Life on Deck where she played Young London in an episode. Later came episode appearances on Desperate Housewives, Jessie, Go On, and The Thundermans. She also appeared in the television movie Den Brother. In 2013, Tju was signed to a talent deal with Nickelodeon after participating in a showcase at the Los Angeles Groundlings Theater.[7]

Her first prominent role was as a voice actor in the children's animated series Monsters vs. Aliens as the character of Sqweep. Next, Tju landed her first leading role in the Nickelodeon television special, The Massively Mixed Up Middle School Mystery, playing one of three young detectives.[3][8]

Tju also played the main role Pepper Silverstein, the cheerleader best friend of Brec Bassinger's character Bella Dawson on the Nickelodeon television series Bella and the Bulldogs.[9][10][11]


Television and film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Hannah Montana Girl Episode: "You Never Give Me My Money"
2009 Desperate Housewives Little Girl #2 Episode: "Everybody Ought to Have a Maid"
2010 The Suite Life on Deck Young London Tipton Episode: "A London Carol"
2010 Burning Palms Rose Film
2010 Den Brother Tina Destiny Television movie
2012–2013 Go On Abby Episodes: "Dinner Takes All", "Ring and a Miss"
2013 Jessie Eileen Episode: "Lizard Scales and Wrestling Tales"
2013–2014 Monsters vs. Aliens Sqweep Recurring voice role
2014 The Thundermans Darcy Wong Episodes: "Crime After Crime", "Pretty Little Choirs"
2015 The Massively Mixed-Up Middle School Mystery Riley King Television special
2015–2016 Bella and the Bulldogs Pepper Main role
2016 Rufus Paige Television movie
2017 Rufus 2 Paige Television movie
2017 K.C. Undercover Zoe Episode: "Coopers on the Run"
2018-2019 The Loud House Stella Voice role, 5 episodes
2018 Big Hero 6: The Series Karmi Recurring voice role
2018 The Who Was? Show various characters Main role
2018 Prince of Peoria Braughner Recurring role
2019 NCIS Alexis Episode: "Daughters"
2019 Where's Waldo? Wenda Main voice role[12]


  1. ^ "Haley Tju Interview". Naluda magazine. January 25, 2016.
  2. ^ "Haley Tju - Biography". The New York Times. Archived from the original on March 11, 2016. Retrieved 2016-03-10.
  3. ^ a b c d "Haley Tju". Hollywood.com. Retrieved 2016-01-12.
  4. ^ "Nickelodeon Renews Two". Broadway World. March 4, 2015. Retrieved 2016-01-12.
  5. ^ Makena Gera (October 12, 2018). "Brianne Tju Discusses 'Light as a Feather,' Her Sister Haley Tju & Why She'll Never Stop Acting (Exclusive Q&A)". Hercampus.com. Retrieved 2018-02-02.
  6. ^ Kristine Hope Kowalski (2016-12-18). "Jayce Norman, Hayley Tju & Davis Cleveland Are Going To Be In A Major New Movie Together". Twist. Retrieved 2016-03-10.
  7. ^ Philiana Ng (2013-09-26). "Nickelodeon Orders Two Animated Series, Greenlights Four Live-Action Pilots". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2016-03-10. The cable network has also inked talent deals with three up-and-comers, who were discovered from a talent showcase at Los Angeles' Groundlings Theatre: Noah Urrea, Jace Norman and Haley Tju.
  8. ^ "Nickelodeon All New TV Movie, The Massively Mixed Up Middle School Mystery, Premieres on Saturday". Fanlala. 2015-07-31. Retrieved 2016-03-10.
  9. ^ Nellie Andreeva (2014-03-14). "Nickelodeon Greenlights New Comedy From Dan Schneider, Two Other Live-Action Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2016-01-12.
  10. ^ "Bad Seeds". Broadway World. Retrieved 2013-09-27.
  11. ^ "Nickelodeon's Season 2 Debut of Bella and the Bulldogs Featuring Kurt Warner". BSC KIDS. 2015-09-29.
  12. ^ Petski, Denise (April 26, 2019). "'Where's Waldo?': Joshua Rush, Haley Tju, Eva Carlton & Thomas Lennon Lead Voice Cast For Universal Kids Series From DreamWorks Animationi". Deadline. Retrieved May 1, 2019.

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