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, American Horror Story, and Nightlight.


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.[1]

in 2015, Young appeared in the film Nightlight, the film was released in a limited release and through video on demand on March 27, 2015.[2] That same year, she appeared in the film The House Sitter opposite Kate Ashfield. She also appeared in the horror-thriller film A Haunting in Cawdor, the film was released in the United Kingdom on October 9, 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]



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 A Haunting in Cawdor Vivian Miller
2015 Two Dollar Bill Moon Princess Short film/Post-production
2015 The House Sitter Amy Lawrence


Year Title Role Notes
2001 Going to California Sue Ann Butler 1 episode
2004 LazyTown Stephanie 1 episode
2005–08 Everybody Hates Chris Jennifer Thompson Recurring role; 4 episodes
2006 Ghost Whisperer Young Stacy 1 episode
2006 Freddie Emma 1 episode
2007 Zip Noreen Television film
2009–11 Days of Our Lives Kinsey Recurring role; 62 episodes
2011 Awkward Danielle 1 episode
2011 American Horror Story: Murder House Leah 3 episodes
2012 Criminal Minds Mackenzie Acklin 1 episode
2014 What's Next for Sarah? Gloriana 1 episode
2014 Checked Out Mya Unpicked up pilot;

Voice work[edit]

Year Title Role
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 (voice/motion capture)
2015 Jem and the Holograms (film) ADR Voice
2015 The Night Before (2015 film) ADR Voice
2015 Toys "R" Us Commercial: CLONE[6][7] Baby Alive
2015 Toys "R" Us YouTube Commercial: The Great Big Toys"R"Us Book of Awesome[7][8] Child Announcer, Shopkins Doll #1, Barbie #3
2015 Toys "R" Us YouTube Video: Toys Unboxing Toys Episode 2[7][9] Shopkins Jessicake doll
2015 Toys "R" Us Commercial: Pounce Mode [7][10] Shopkins #2
2015 Toys "R" Us Commercial: Pink Friday [7][11] My Little Pony
2015 Toys "R" Us Commercial: Shopkins Season Four [7][12] Shopkins #1


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