Skyler Samuels

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Skyler Samuels
Skyler Samuels by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Samuels at Comic-Con in 2015
Born Skyler Rose Samuels
(1994-04-14) April 14, 1994 (age 22)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Alma mater Stanford University
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present
Television

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

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 semester to film Scream Queens, she returned to school in January of 2016 and graduated in June of 2016. She was also in the sorority Kappa Alpha Theta.[3]

Career[edit]

Samuels held a recurring role as Gertrude "Gigi" Hollingsworth in Wizards of Waverly Place on Disney Channel. 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 International.

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). She played a leading role in season one of the FOX horror comedy series Scream Queens.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Final Approach Mary Jo Video (Also released as Junior Pilot)
2005 A Host of Trouble Maureen Short film
2005 The Adventures of Big Handsome Guy and His Little Friend Young Super Hot Girl Short film
2009 The Stepfather Beth Harding
2010 Furry Vengeance Amber
2014 Helicopter Mom Carrie
2015 The Duff Jess Harris
2015 Sharon 1.2.3. Sharon #3 Completed

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Drake & Josh Ashley Blake Episode: "Little Divas"
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"
2007–08 Wizards of Waverly Place Gigi Hollingsworth 3 episodes
2009 Bless This Mess Libby Television film
2010 The Gates Andie Bates Main role (13 episodes)
2011 The Nine Lives of Chloe King Chloe King Lead role (10 episodes)
2013 Bloodline Bird Benson Television film
2014 American Horror Story: Freak Show Bonnie Lipton 4 episodes
2015 Scream Queens Grace Gardner Lead role (13 episodes)

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ California Births, 1905-1995
  2. ^ "Clawing her way to the top". New York Post. Retrieved 31 January 2015. 
  3. ^ August 2015 issue of Elle magazine
  4. ^ FIORELLA VALDESOLO. "Skyler Samuels: The Secret Life". Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "'American Horror Story' adds 'Chloe King' star to its freak show". ew.com. Retrieved 31 January 2015. 

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