Jordan Todosey

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Jordan Todosey
Jordan Todosey 10.jpg
Todosey in November 2010
Born (1995-02-08) February 8, 1995 (age 21)
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present

Jordan Todosey (born February 8, 1995)[1][2] is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles as Lizzie McDonald in Life with Derek and Adam Torres in Degrassi.

Todosey's transgender character, Adam Torres, in the Degrassi franchise has been her most noted. Todosey won a Gemini Award in 2011, for best performance in a children's or youth program or series,[3][4] and the two-part episode "My Body Is a Cage" has also been widely recognized.

Todosey played Lizzie McDonald in the series Life with Derek and the spin-off movie Vacation with Derek; in one episode of Flashpoint; in The Pacifier as a Firefly (Girl Scout); and in The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio as Tuff Ryan at 9 years old. She starred in Santa Baby as Amelia.[5] 2015 she co-starred Henry Rollins and Boo Boo Stewart in the thriller He Never Died. She is currently appearing as Tracey in Between.[6]


Year Title Role Notes
The Pacifier Firefly girl
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio Tuff Ryan at 9 yrs
2005–2009 Life with Derek Lizzie McDonald 70 episodes, main character

Nominated—Young Artist Award for Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)

2006 Instant Star Helen "Problem Child"
Santa Baby Amelia Won—Golden Sheaf Award for Best Female Performance
2007 Friends and Heroes Sophia TV series (1 episode)
The Stone Angel Lottie (age 9)
2008 Flashpoint Phoebe Swanson "First in Line"
2009 Willa's Wild Life Willa Main role (voice)
2010 Vacation with Derek Lizzie McDonald TV movie
The Good Witch's Gift Jodi TV movie
2010–2013 Degrassi Adam Torres TV series

Won—Gemini Award for Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series

2011 Rookie Blue Esther Episode 2x04 "Heart & Sparks"
2012 Secrets of Eden Tina McBradden TV movie
2013 Saving Hope Arwen TV series (1 episode)
2015 He Never Died Andrea
2015–present Between Tracey TV series, recurring role


  1. ^ Weintraub, S.B.K. (April 15, 2011). "An interview with Jordan Todosey". AfterEllen. Archived from the original on July 16, 2012. Retrieved September 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ Epitome Pictures and MuchMusic (@Degrassi). "Happy birthday to the beautiful and talented @JordyTodosey!!" February 8, 2013, 14:51 (UTC). Tweet.
  3. ^ "26th Gemini Awards Nominee List" (PDF). Gemini Awards. 3 August 2011. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "2011 Gemini Awards Presented in Drama, Children’s or Youth, Comedy and Variety Categories" (PDF). Gemini Awards. 31 August 2011. Retrieved 1 September 2011. 
  5. ^ Jordan Todosey (Santa Baby)
  6. ^ "Rollins joined on screen to He Never Died by the Twilight franchise star Boo Boo Stewart (X-Men: Days of Future Past), Kate Greenhouse (The Dark Hours), Jordan Todosey (“Degrassi: The Next Generation”), and Steven Ogg". Gemini Awards. 31 August 2011. Retrieved 1 September 2011. 

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