Shelbie Bruce

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Shelbie Bruce
Born Shelbie Carole Bruce
(1992-11-12) November 12, 1992 (age 24)
Brownsville, Texas, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2002–present

Shelbie Carole Bruce (born November 12, 1992) is an American actress fluent in both English and Spanish who had a lead role in the film, Spanglish.

She was born in Brownsville, Texas, was home schooled, and trained as a child model, but later moved to California where she pursued her acting career. She has also guest-starred on shows like ER, Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, and Romeo! She got her big break when she starred in the James L. Brooks film Spanglish in which she played the bilingual daughter of a housemaid who speaks only Spanish. She signed a deal with Claire's Boutique to have her own jewelry line, which launched on September 8, 2006. She was featured in an issue of Miss Quince Magazine which is about planning quinceañeras.[citation needed]

Shelbie is part Spanish and Mexican on her mother's side, and part Scottish and Native American on her father's side. She considers herself to be Mexican American. She is a Roman Catholic and says that the two most important things in her life are her family and Jesus Christ.[1]


Year Title Role Notes
2002 Providence Young Sid Episode: "The Sound of Music"
2004 Mystery of Natalie Wood, TheThe Mystery of Natalie Wood Natasha age 11 (voice) TV movie
2004 ER Brandi Episode: "White Guy, Dark Hair"
2004 Spanglish Cristina Moreno
2005 Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Patty Episode: "Your Body & Procrastination"
2006 Romeo! Stacy-Marie Episode: "The Mrs. Landers Incident"
2008 Little Miss CEO Pilot Nina Beck TV movie
2008 Moonlight Nicole Episode: "Love Lasts Forever"
2008 Just Jordan Page Parker Episode: "Cool Guys Don't Wear Periwinkle"
2008 El Tux Suzy Lopez
2008 Lincoln Heights Trina Episode: "The New Wild Ones"
2010 Cougar Town Glee Club Member #2 Episode: "Breakdown"


  1. ^ Bruce, Shelbie. "faqs". Retrieved 2010-08-02. 

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