Stefanie Scott

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Stefanie Scott
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Scott in 2015
Stephanie Noelle Scott

(1996-12-06) December 6, 1996 (age 26)
Occupation(s)Actress, singer
Years active2008–present
Musical career

Stephanie Noelle Scott[1][2] (born December 6, 1996[3]) is an American actress and singer. Scott began acting with the comedy film Beethoven's Big Break (2008), and thereafter released her debut extended play New Girl in Town (2009).[4] This was followed by a supporting role in the romance film Flipped (2010), which won her a Young Artist Award. She played the role of Lexi Reed on Disney Channel's A.N.T. Farm (2011–2014), which won her a second Young Artist Award and introduced her to a wider audience. While on Disney, she recorded a number of Disney Channel promotional singles, which were released between 2008 and 2012.[5][6][7]

Scott made her foray into mainstream film and television with a voice role in the animated film Wreck-It Ralph (2012), for which she won a BTVA Award. She then played the leading role of Quinn Brenner in the horror film Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)—her highest-grossing film—and co-starred in the musical film Jem and the Holograms (2015), for which she additionally contributed to its soundtrack. Her subsequent film roles have consisted of independent features, such as the neo-noir Small Town Crime (2017), the biopic Beautiful Boy (2018), the high-school drama Good Girls Get High (2018) and the thriller Mary (2019). She currently leads the Peacock original series The Girl in the Woods (2021–present).

Early life[edit]

Scott was born in Chicago, Illinois and has two older brothers.[8] She lived in Indialantic, Florida and attended Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy, before becoming home schooled in 2010.[9]


2008–2012: Early work and Disney stardom[edit]

Scott in 2011

Scott was first a California Discovery Girl in the 2009 August/September issue of Discovery Girls magazine. She appeared in the role of Katie in Beethoven's Big Break. She appeared in the feature film Flipped directed by Rob Reiner as well as in the film titled No Strings Attached where she played a young version of the main character.

Scott was the voice of Emma on the Disney animated TV series Special Agent Oso premiering in April 2009 on Disney Channel.[10] Scott had a guest-starring role in the Fox series Sons of Tucson as well as on NBC series Chuck playing the 12-year-old Sarah Walker. Scott released her second song entitled, "Shoulda Woulda Coulda".[11]

In 2011 she starred in the Disney Channel Original Series A.N.T. Farm as one of the main characters, Lexi Reed. She also served as second assistant director in the show's first season. Scott released a song entitled, "Girl I Used to Know" in the same year.[12] The official music video for the song premiered on October 26, the music video features an appearance by Orlando based band Before You Exit portraying as her band.[13]

2013–present: Mainstream film and television[edit]

In 2013 Scott was a guest star on the fifteenth season of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Clare Wilson.[14] Scott provided the voice of Moppet Girl in Wreck-It Ralph. Scott also guest-starred on the Disney Channel show Jessie, as Maybelle. From 2013, Scott has sponsored girls through Shoeboxes for Haiti, and is a cookie ambassador with the organization Cookies for Kids Cancer.[15]

In 2014, Scott began to film four films, Insidious: Chapter 3 (released in June 2015), Jem and the Holograms, 1 Mile to You, and Caught.[16][17][18] Caught was screened at the premiere of the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival on June 12, 2015.[19][20] Also in 2015, Scott appeared in Hayley Kiyoko's music video for "Girls Like Girls". In 2015, Scott appeared as the daughter of Pierce Brosnan and Anna Friel, in crime thriller film I.T. (2016), directed by John Moore.[21]

In August 2016, it was announced that Scott would play the lead role in the independent sci-fi feature film At First Light (2018), directed by Jason Stone.[22][23] In February 2021, Scott appeared as the main character Sara Cody in the Lifetime movie Girl In The Basement, based on the infamous Fritzl kidnapping case. In May 2021, she played the lead as Warrior Carrie in the Crypt TV supernatural drama series The Girl in the Woods.[24]



Year Title Role Notes
2008 Beethoven's Big Break Katie
2010 Flipped Dana Tressler
2011 No Strings Attached Young Emma
2012 Frenemies Julianne Television film
2012 Wreck-It Ralph Moppet Girl Voice
2014 Red Zone Caroline
2015 Insidious: Chapter 3 Quinn Brenner
2015 Caught Allie
2015 Jem and the Holograms Kimber Benton
2016 I.T. Kaitlyn Regan
2017 1 Mile to You Ellie Butterbit Also known as Life at These Speeds
2017 Small Town Crime Ivy
2018 At First Light Alex Lainey
2018 Beautiful Boy Julia
2018 Spare Room Hannah
2018 Good Girls Get High Danielle
2019 Mary Lindsey
2021 Girl in the Basement Sarah Cody Television film (Lifetime)
2021 The Last Thing Mary Saw Mary
TBA They Who Walk Among Us Isabel 'Izzy' Grant pre-production
TBA Hell House Dawn Ferguson pre-production


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Chuck Young Sarah Episode: "Chuck Versus the DeLorean"
2009 Special Agent Oso Emma Voice, episode: "Live and Let Ride"
2009 The New Adventures of Old Christine Britney Burke Episode: "The Curious Case of Britney B"
2010 Funny in Farsi Deborah "Debbie" Appleby Episode: "Pilot"
2010 Sons of Tucson Molly Episode: "Kisses and Beads"
2011–14 A.N.T. Farm Lexi Reed Main role
2014 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Clare Wilson 2 episodes
2014 Jessie Maybelle Episode: "Hoedown Showdown"
2021 The Girl in the Woods Carrie Main role
2022 Alaska Daily Erica Block Episode: "The Weekend"

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Artist(s) Role
2011 "Dynamite" China Anne McClain Judge
2013 "I Like That" Before You Exit Herself
2015 "Girls Like Girls" Hayley Kiyoko Coley


Extended plays[edit]

List of EPs
Title EP details
New Girl in Town[4]


Title Year Album
"I Don't Wanna Let You Go"[7] 2014 Non-album single
"Wherever I May Go"
(with Jack Etheridge)[25]
2021 TBA

Promotional singles[edit]

Year Album
"Break the Floor"[5] 2008 Non-album single
"Shoulda Woulda Coulda"[11] New Girl in Town
"The Girl I Used to Know"[12] 2011 Non-album singles
"FYI"[6] 2012

Other appearances[edit]

Title Year Other artist Album
"Pose" 2012 Carlon Jeffery A.N.T. Farm
"Youngblood" 2015 Hilary Duff and Aubrey Peeples Jem and the Holograms[26]
"Hit Me Up"
"We Got Heart" Aubrey Peeples, Aurora Perrineau and Ryan Guzman
"Youngblood" Aubrey Peeples
"I'm Still Here" Aubrey Peeples and Aurora Perrineau

Music videos[edit]

Title Year Director Note
"Girl I Used to Know" 2011 Chris Grieder[27]
"Everything Has Changed" 2013 Graham Fielder[28]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2009 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a DVD Film Beethoven's Big Break Nominated [29]
Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actress Chuck
2010 The New Adventures of Old Christine [30]
2011 Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress Flipped Won [31]
2012 No Strings Attached Nominated [32]
Best Performance in a TV Series – Supporting Young Actress A.N.T. Farm Won
2013 Behind the Voice Actors Awards Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film Wreck-It Ralph Won [33]
2016 People's Choice Awards Favorite Thriller Movie Insidious: Chapter 3 Nominated [34]


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  2. ^ Elle [@ultravioletelle] (April 9, 2012). "@StefanieScott1 What is your middle name?" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
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  4. ^ a b Scott, Stefanie (2011-05-30). "New Girl in Town". Spotify. Retrieved 2020-12-27.
  5. ^ a b Scott, Stefanie. "Break the Floor". AllMusic. Retrieved 2020-12-27.
  6. ^ a b Scott, Stefanie. "FYI – Single". iTunes. Archived from the original on 2013-12-07. Retrieved January 3, 2021.
  7. ^ a b Scott, Stefanie. "I Don't Wanna Let You Go – Single". iTunes. Retrieved January 3, 2021.
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  9. ^ Shannon, Debbie (August 25, 2010). "Look for Indialantic girl, Stefanie Scott, in 'Flipped'". Florida Today. Melbourne, Florida.
  10. ^ "Special Agent Oso". Disney Junior. Archived from the original on 12 February 2011. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
  11. ^ a b Scott, Stefanie. "Shoulda Woulda Coulda". AllMusic. Retrieved January 3, 2021.
  12. ^ a b "The Girl I Used to Know – Single by Stefanie Scott". iTunes. Archived from the original on 2014-02-28. Retrieved 2012-02-26.
  13. ^ "Just Released: Stefanie Scott's Official "Girl I Used to Know" Music Video". Sweety High Blog. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  14. ^ "Stefanie Scott to Guest Star on Law & Order SVU January 22". OfficalSite. Archived from the original on 30 January 2014. Retrieved 30 January 2014.
  15. ^ "Stefanie Scott: Hollywood's Do-Gooder, One Cookie at a Time". BYOU Magazine. 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
  16. ^ "Stefanie Scott Boards Indies 'Life At These Speeds' & 'Caught'". Deadline. 2014-12-16. Retrieved 2014-12-18.
  17. ^ Katie Walsh (April 6, 2017). "Runner finds catharsis in cluttered drama '1 Mile to You'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 15, 2017.
  18. ^ Jonathon Dornbush (2014-10-16). "'Jem and the Holograms' gets a release date". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2015-01-24.
  19. ^ Zimmerman, Samuel (June 10, 2015). "Caught Trailer: Anna Camp's Prank-Gone-Wrong". Retrieved June 30, 2016.
  20. ^ Pedersen, Erik (May 5, 2015). "Los Angeles Film Festival Lifts Curtain On Full Lineup". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 30, 2016.
  21. ^ Hipes, Patrick (April 28, 2015). "Stefanie Scott Joins Pierce Brosnan Starrer 'I.T.'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 27, 2016.
  22. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (August 15, 2016). "Stefanie Scott & Theodore Pellerin Step Into YA Feature 'First Light'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 27, 2016.
  23. ^ Collis, Clark (2018-03-06). "SXSW science-fiction thriller First Light". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2018-04-07.
  24. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (May 10, 2021). "'Girl In the Woods': Stefanie Scott, Misha Osherovich & Sofia Bryant To Star, Will Yun Lee Among 4 Recurring In Peacock Series From Crypt TV". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 31, 2021.
  25. ^ "Wherever I May Go - Single by Jack Etheridge & Stefanie Scott". iTunes. Retrieved 2021-03-05.
  26. ^ "Jem and the Holograms [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]". AllMusic. 2015. Retrieved December 18, 2017.
  27. ^ "Girl I Used to Know – Stefanie Scott". Vimeo. Retrieved 2012-02-26.
  28. ^ "Everything Has Changed – Stefanie Scott". Vimeo. Retrieved 2014-01-03.
  29. ^ "30th Young Artist Awards 2009". Archived from the original on July 19, 2011. Retrieved December 25, 2014.
  30. ^ "31st Young Artist Awards 2010". Archived from the original on October 12, 2013. Retrieved December 25, 2014.
  31. ^ "32nd Young Artist Awards 2011". Archived from the original on August 8, 2013. Retrieved December 25, 2014.
  32. ^ "33rd Young Artist Awards 2012". Archived from the original on April 4, 2012. Retrieved December 25, 2014.
  33. ^ "2nd Annual BTVA Voice Acting Awards". Archived from the original on July 22, 2017. Retrieved July 22, 2017.
  34. ^ "People's Choice Awards 2016: Complete Winners List". Archived from the original on January 30, 2016. Retrieved January 26, 2016.

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