Madison Hu

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Madison Hu
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Madison Hu as Frankie Wong in Bizaardvark
Born
Madison Zirui Hu

(2002-06-02) June 2, 2002 (age 17)
Texas, U.S.[1]
OccupationActress
Years active2011–present

Madison Zirui Hu (born June 2, 2002)[2][better source needed] is an American actress. She began as a child actress with roles such as in the 2013 film Bad Words. Hu is known for playing co-lead role Frankie on the Disney Channel series Bizaardvark,[3][4] and for her previous recurring role as Marci on the Disney Channel series Best Friends Whenever.[5]

Early life[edit]

Hu was born in Texas, the daughter of Chinese immigrants. She has an older brother, who was born in China. Hu has stated that her parents immigrated to start a new life.[6] Hu moved to Southern California, where she started to work as an actress.[7]

Career[edit]

Hu started her career as a child actress. By age 6 or 7, Hu already had a manager in the entertainment industry.[7] Hu's first notable role was on the Disney Channel series Best Friends Whenever, playing the recurring character Marci. She was later cast in the leading role as Frankie in the Disney Channel series Bizaardvark.

Filmography[edit]

Television and film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2011 I Kid with Brad Garrett Herself Episode 1.2
2013 Bad Words Ling Quan Film
2014 The Goldbergs Debbie Episode: "Mama Drama"
2014 Tosh.0 Katie Episode 6.28
2015–2016 Best Friends Whenever Marci Recurring role (season 1), 6 episodes
2015 Grace and Frankie Spelling Bee Girl Episode: "The Spelling Bee"
2015 The Kicks Kara Episode: Pilot
2016–2019 Bizaardvark Frankie Lead role

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rick Bentley (June 20, 2016). "Disney Channel launches new comedy series 'Bizaardvark'". Fresno Bee. Retrieved 2017-02-05.
  2. ^ "We Got to Know Disney's New 'Bizaardvark' Besties Olivia Rodrigo and Madison Hu". Sweety High. July 6, 2016. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  3. ^ Elizabeth Wagmeister (October 16, 2015). "Disney Channel Greenlights Tween Music Comedy Series 'Bizaardvark' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2017-02-05.
  4. ^ Denise Petski (December 15, 2016). "'Bizaardvark' Renewed For Second Season By Disney Channel". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2017-02-05.
  5. ^ Brian Lowry (June 25, 2015). "TV Review: Disney Channel's 'Best Friends Whenever'". Variety. Retrieved 2017-02-05.
  6. ^ Kristine Kowalski. "Watch: Madison Hu Opens Up About Her Family's Heritage". Twist magazine. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  7. ^ a b "Meet Madison Hu of Disney's "Bizaardvark" Show". Center for Asian American Media (CAAM). Retrieved 2017-12-27.

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