Morgan York

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Morgan York
Born Morgan Elizabeth York[1]
(1993-01-18) January 18, 1993 (age 23)[1]
Alma mater University of Redlands
Occupation Actress, author
Years active 2003–2010

Morgan Elizabeth York (born January 18, 1993)[1] is an American author and former child actress, best known for her role as Kim Baker in the films Cheaper by the Dozen and Cheaper by the Dozen 2, and also her role as Sarah in the TV series Hannah Montana.


York's first professional job was a Braun ThermoScan Ear Thermometer commercial when she was eight months old. At the age of 9 she got an agent and started going out on auditions and consistently receiving call-backs. Her first film role was the part of Kim Baker in the box-office hit Cheaper by the Dozen and then headed to Toronto the following summer (2004) to film The Pacifier in the role of LuLu Plummer. The next summer (2005), York headed back to Toronto to film Cheaper by the Dozen 2. In 2006–2010 York appeared in 11 episodes of Disney's Hannah Montana. York has posted on her blog that she stopped acting in 2010,[2] after Hannah Montana's fourth season finished production. She stated she will not return to acting in the future.

Personal life[edit]

York stopped acting at age 17, after she lost interest. On her personal website she has stated that her days on set of Hannah Montana were spent reading books and she was not enjoying acting the way she used to, she also wrote an article on the darker side to being a child actor. York graduated a literature course at University of Redlands in 2015 and is currently working on publishing Young Adult books which she has written .[2]


Year Film Role Notes
2003 Vest, TheThe Vest Extra
Cheaper by the Dozen Kim Baker Won a Young Artist Awards for Best Young Ensemble
2005 Pacifier, TheThe Pacifier Lulu Plummer
Cheaper by the Dozen 2 Kim Baker Nominated for a Young Artist Awards for Best Young Ensemble
Year Production Character Notes
2001 Sesame Street: Kids' Favorite Songs 2 Herself Featured with sister Wendy
2004 Practice, TheThe Practice Melissa Stewart Episode: "Going Home"
Life with Bonnie Christine Harris Episode: "Dare to Be Different"
2006–2010 Hannah Montana Sarah TV series (11 episodes)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result
2004 Young Artist Awards Best Young Ensemble in a Feature Film Cheaper by the Dozen Won
2006 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast Cheaper by the Dozen 2 Nominated


  1. ^ a b c "Morgan York". IMDB. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  2. ^ a b York, Morgan. "Why I Stopped Acting". Morgan York's Journal. Retrieved 17 November 2012. 

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