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Meg Donnelly

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Meg Donnelly
Bornc. 2000 (age 17–18)
Occupation
  • Actress
  • singer
Years active2013–present
Home townNew York City, New York, U.S.[1]
Websitemegdonnelly.com

Meg Donnelly (born c. 2000) is an American actress and singer. She is known for playing Ash in Netflix's 2013 live-action/animated series Team Toon, and for starring as Taylor Otto in the ABC comedy series American Housewife since 2016. In February 2018, Donnelly starred as Addison in the Disney Channel Original Movie Zombies.

Early life

Donnelly was born in New York City and grew up in Peapack, New Jersey.[1] She is an only child.[2] She began training in voice, dance and acting at the Annie’s Playhouse School of Performing Arts in Far Hills, New Jersey at the age of six. She has appeared as a featured vocalist in several Kids of the Arts, Broadway Kids and Time To Shine productions in New York City.[3]

Career

Donnelly co-starred as Ash in the 2013 Netflix series Team Toon.[1] She was the American face of Clean and Clear's 2015 Awkward to Awesome campaign, originated the role Mary in the theatrical workshop of Trevor: The Musical, and was the understudy for the role of Louisa von Trapp in the NBC television special The Sound of Music Live!. Donnelly has also appeared in several episodes of ABC’s What Would You Do?, and was on Sesame Street and Celebrity Ghost Stories.[citation needed] Donnelly also appeared in the feature film The Broken Ones that premiered at the 2017 SOHO International Film Festival.[4][5]

Donnelly has played the starring role Taylor Otto in the ABC sitcom American Housewife since 2016.[6] She stars as Addison in the Disney Channel Original Movie musical Zombies that premiered on February 16, 2018.[7][8] On August 7, 2018, Donnelly released her first single, "Smile".[9][better source needed]

Filmography

Television and film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2013 Celebrity Ghost Stories Young Jacklyn 1 episode
2013 Team Toon Ash Main role
2015 Future Shock Annie Unsold television pilot (Nickelodeon)[10]
2015–2016 Primetime: What Would You Do? Various 3 episodes
2017 The Broken Ones Lilly Kelly Film
2016–present American Housewife Taylor Otto Main role
2018 Zombies Addison Disney Channel Original Movie

References

  1. ^ a b c "Taylor Otto – Played by Meg Donnelly". ABC. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
  2. ^ Samantha Simon (May 16, 2017). "American Housewife Star Meg Donnelly on Sitcoms, Singing, and (a Lack of) Siblings". InStyle. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
  3. ^ "Meg Donnelly's Biography". megdonnelly.com.
  4. ^ Sam Swantek (October 26, 2016). "Meg Donnelly Lands Breakout Role in American Housewife". Parade magazine. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
  5. ^ "Conversations: Meg Donnelly". localwolves.com. 2016-11-16.
  6. ^ Denise Petski (July 27, 2016). "Meg Donnelly Added To New ABC Comedy In Recasting". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  7. ^ Greg Evans (May 11, 2017). "Production Begins On Disney Channel's 'Zombies' For 2018 Premiere". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 24, 2017.
  8. ^ Kirsten Chuba (January 5, 2018). "TV News Roundup: Disney Sets Premiere Date for 'Zombies' Original Movie". Variety. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
  9. ^ "Meg Donnelly Dishes About the Making of Her Debut Single 'Smile'". J-14. August 7, 2018. Retrieved September 14, 2018.
  10. ^ "Nickelodeon Greenlights Two New Live-Action Comedy Pilots "The Dunes Club" and "Future Shock"". The Futon Critic. November 18, 2014. Retrieved 2018-06-04.

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