Skyler Samuels

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Skyler Samuels
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Samuels in 2018
Born
Skyler Rose Samuels

(1994-04-14) April 14, 1994 (age 24)
Alma materStanford University
Occupation
  • Actress
  • model
Years active2004–present
Television

Skyler Rose Samuels (born April 14, 1994)[1] is an American actress and model, best known for her roles in the television series The Gates, The Nine Lives of Chloe King, Scream Queens and The Gifted.

Personal life[edit]

Samuels is the daughter of Kathy, a producer for unscripted series, and Scott, a U.S. marshal. She has three brothers, Cody, Harrison, and Jack, and one sister, Heather.[2]

She studied Marketing and Intellectual Property at Stanford University. Taking off a quarter to film Scream Queens, she returned to school in January 2016 and graduated in June 2016. She was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.[3]

Career[edit]

Samuels held a recurring role as Gertrude "Gigi" Hollingsworth in Wizards of Waverly Place on Disney Channel. She also played the child celebrity Ashley Blake on the Drake and Josh episode "Little Diva". She then appeared in the films The Stepfather (2009) and Furry Vengeance (2010). She also starred in two series cancelled in their first season: the ABC series The Gates as Andie Bates and the ABC Family series The Nine Lives of Chloe King, in which she played Chloe.[4]

Samuels at the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con

Samuels next appeared in the recurring role of Bonnie Lipton in the fourth season of the FX horror series American Horror Story.[5] She co-starred with Mae Whitman and Bella Thorne in the high school comedy film The DUFF (2015).[6] She played a leading role in season one of the FOX horror comedy series Scream Queens.[7] (2017). Samuels appears in a recurring role as all three Frost sisters (the Stepford Cuckoos) in the X-Men-based FOX television series The Gifted.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Junior Pilot Mary Jo Video
2005 The Adventures of Big Handsome Guy and His Little Friend Young Super Hot Girl Short film
2005 A Host of Trouble Maureen Short film
2009 The Stepfather Beth Harding
2010 Furry Vengeance Amber
2014 Helicopter Mom Carrie
2015 The DUFF Jess Harris
2016 The Last Virgin in LA Courtney Short film
2018 Public Disturbance Kasey
2018 Sharon 1.2.3. Sharon #3
2018 Spare Room[9] Lillian completed

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Drake & Josh Ashley Blake Episode: "Little Diva"
2005 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Brianna Episode: "The Fairest of Them All"
2005 That's So Raven Chrissy Collins Episode: "Goin' Hollywood"
2006 Love, Inc. Maureen Episode: "Arrested Development"
2007–2008 Wizards of Waverly Place Gigi Hollingsworth 3 episodes
2009 Bless This Mess Libby Television film
2010 The Gates Andie Bates 13 episodes; main role
2011 The Nine Lives of Chloe King Chloe King 10 episodes; Lead role
2013 Bloodline Bird Benson Television film
2014 American Horror Story: Freak Show Bonnie Lipton 4 episodes
2015 Scream Queens Grace Gardner 13 episodes; Main role (season 1)
2017–present The Gifted The Frost sisters (Esme, Sophie and Phoebe) Main role (season 2); recurring role (season 1)

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2011 Teen Choice Award Choice Breakout Show The Nine Lives of Chloe King Nominated
Choice Breakout Star Herself Nominated
2018 Napa Valley Film Festival Audience Award Spare Room Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ California Birth Index. "Skyler Rose Samuels, Born 04/14/1994 in California". California Birth Index. Retrieved October 6, 2018.
  2. ^ "Clawing her way to the top". New York Post. Retrieved January 31, 2015.
  3. ^ August 2015 issue of Elle magazine
  4. ^ Valdesolo, Fiorella (May 22, 2011). "Skyler Samuels: The Secret Life". Teen Vogue. Retrieved August 25, 2012.
  5. ^ "'American Horror Story' adds 'Chloe King' star to its freak show". ew.com. Retrieved January 31, 2015.
  6. ^ "'Nine Lives of Chloe King' Star Joins CBS Films' 'The DUFF' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. May 22, 2014. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  7. ^ Wagmeister, Elizabeth (February 11, 2015). "'Scream Queens': Skyler Samuels Cast as Series Regular". Variety. Retrieved May 11, 2015.
  8. ^ Petski, Denise (November 17, 2017). "'The Gifted': Skyler Samuels Set To Recur In Fox's Marvel Drama Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 7, 2018.
  9. ^ Hartley,Samie (November 9, 2018). https://napavalleyregister.com/spare-room/article_e5fad406-e4ac-11e8-bc01-27033fb5b40c.html.Napa Valley Register. Retrieved december 3, 2018

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