Shelby Young

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Shelby Young
Born (1992-04-08) April 8, 1992 (age 23)
Florida, United States
Occupation Actress, voice actress
Years active 2001–present

Shelby Young (born April 8, 1992) is an American actress best known for her roles in The Social Network and American Horror Story, and Nightlight.[1]


Young's first role was in 2001 when she played the role of Sue Ann Butler on the Showtime series Going to California. From 2005 to 2008, she had a recurring role as Jennifer on Everybody Hates Chris, and from 2009 to 2011, she recurred on Days of Our Lives as Kinsey. Young has also had guest starring roles on the MTV series Awkward (2011), Ghost Whisperer (2006), and Freddie (2006). She then co-starred in the Universal Studios film Wild Child (2008). In 2010, Young played the role of KC in the film The Social Network.

In 2011, she had a recurring role as Leah on American Horror Story: Murder House, the first season in the anthology series. In addition, Young played the role of Rose in The Midnight Game, which was released in 2013 by Anchor Bay Entertainment.[2] Young has also starred in a film called 2 Bedroom 1 Bath (2014), and had a guest starring role on Criminal Minds (2012). In 2014, she played the role of Gloriana in the web series What's Next for Sarah?. Young's upcoming projects include the television movie Checked Out, Vivian Miller in the film Cawdor, and the lead role of Robin in Nightlight which was released by Lionsgate in a limited release and through video on demand on March 27, 2015.[3]

As a voice actress, Young recorded voice and motion capture for the lead role of Annie in Dead Rising 3.[4] Young previously voiced many of the Trix, Lucky Charms and Coco Puffs commercials,[5] and has also done ADR work in Wes Craven's My Soul To Take, Mel Gibson's Apocalypto, Blades of Glory etc.



Year Title Role Notes
2002 The Wishing Stone Shelby
2005 The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie Girl Magnet Fan
2006 Waltzing Anna Catherine Rhoades
2008 Wild Child Ruby
2010 The Social Network K.C.
2013 First Brittany Short film
2013 The Midnight Game Rose
2014 2 Bedroom 1 Bath Siena
2014 Augustine Keri Short film
2015 Nightlight Robin
2015 Cawdor Vivian Miller Post-production
2015 Them Anna Carson Pre-production


Year Title Role Notes
2001 Going to California Sue Ann Butler Episode: "Hurricane Al: A Tale of Key Largo"
2004 LazyTown Stephanie Episode: "Pilot"
2005–08 Everybody Hates Chris Jennifer Thompson Recurring role; 4 episodes
2006 Ghost Whisperer Young Stacy Episode: "Friendly Neighborhood Ghost"
2006 Freddie Emma Episode: "Freddie and the Hot Mom"
2007 Zip Noreen Television film
2009–11 Days of Our Lives Kinsey Recurring role; 62 episodes
2011 Awkward Danielle Episode: "My Super Bittersweet Sixteen"
2011 American Horror Story: Murder House Leah Recurring role; 3 episodes
2012 Criminal Minds Mackenzie Acklin Episode: "Through the Looking Glass"
2014 What's Next for Sarah? Gloriana Episode: "#1.3"
2014 Checked Out Mya Television film

Voice work[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause ADR voice
2006 The Nativity Story Naomi Uncredited
2006 Apocalypto ADR voice
2007 Blades of Glory ADR voice
2007 Underdog ADR voice
2007 Bridge to Terabithia Ellie Aarons Uncredited
2009 Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience ADR voice
2010 My Soul to Take ADR voice
2013 Dead Rising 3 Annie Also motion capture


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