Stefanie Scott

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Stefanie Scott
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Stefanie Scott in 2015
Stefanie Noelle Scott

(1996-12-06) December 6, 1996 (age 22)
OccupationActress, singer
Years active2008–present
Musical career

Stefanie Noelle Scott[1] (born December 6, 1996[2]) is an American actress and singer. Scott is best known for her roles as Quinn Brenner in the film Insidious: Chapter 3, Dana Tressler in the film Flipped, for which she won a 2011 Young Artist Award, and Lexi Reed on Disney Channel's A.N.T. Farm.

Scott has had a varied discography, releasing her first EP New Girl in Town in 2009.[3] She has also had a number of promotional singles, beginning with "Break the Floor"[4] and "Shoulda Woulda Coulda"[5] in 2008, followed by "Girl I Used to Know"[6] in 2011, "FYI"[7] in 2012 and "I Don't Wanna Let You Go"[8] in 2014. Alongside participating in a number of music videos from 2011-2015, her most recent musical work was in 2015's "Hit Me Up" for Jem and the Holograms.

Early life[edit]

Scott was born in Chicago, Illinois.[9] She has two older brothers.[10] She lived in Indialantic, Florida and attended Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy, before becoming home schooled in 2010.[11]


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.[12] 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".[5]

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.[13] 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.[14] In 2013 Scott was a guest star on the fifteenth season of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Clare Wilson.[15] Scott provided the voice of Moppet Girl in Wreck-It Ralph. Scott also guest-starred on the Disney Channel show Jessie, as Maybelle. In 2014, Scott began to film four movies, Insidious: Chapter 3 (released in June 2015), Jem and the Holograms, 1 Mile to You,[16] and Caught.[17][18][19] Caught was screened at the premiere of the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival on June 12, 2015.[20][21] 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.[22] In August 2016, it was announced that Scott would play the lead role in the independent sci-fi feature film First Light (2018), directed by Jason Stone.[23][24]


Scott sponsors girls through Shoeboxes for Haiti and is a cookie ambassador with the organization Cookies for Kids Cancer.[25]



Year Title Role Notes
2008 Beethoven's Big Break Katie
2010 Flipped Dana Tressler
2011 No Strings Attached Young Emma
2012 Wreck-It Ralph Moppet Girl Voice role
2012 Frenemies Julianne
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 [16]
2017 Small Town Crime Ivy
2018 First Light Alex
2018 Beautiful Boy Julia
2018 Spare Room Hannah Completed
2018 Good Girls Get High Danielle Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Chuck Young Sarah Episode: "Chuck Versus the DeLorean"
2009 Special Agent Oso Briana Voice; Episode: "Goldfeather/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 (62 episodes)
2012 Frenemies Julianne Television Film
2014 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Clare Wilson Episodes: "Jersey Breakdown" and "Gambler's Fallacy"
2014 Jessie Maybelle Episode: "Hoedown Showdown"


Extended plays[edit]

List of EPs
Title EP details
New Girl in Town[26]

Promotional singles[edit]

Song Year Album
"Break the Floor"[27] 2008 Non-album single
"Shoulda Woulda Coulda"[5] New Girl in Town
"Girl I Used to Know"[6] 2011 Non-album singles
"FYI"[28] 2012
"I Don't Wanna Let You Go"[29] 2014

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[30]
"Hit Me Up" N/A
"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[31]
"Dynamite"[32] James Larese[33] China Anne McClain's music video; guest role
"I Like That" 2013 Raul Gonzo[34] Before You Exit's music video; guest role
"Everything Has Changed" Graham Fielder[35]
"Girls Like Girls" 2015 Austin S. Winchell & Hayley Kiyoko[36] Hayley Kiyoko's music video; main role

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 [37]
Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actress Chuck
2010 The New Adventures of Old Christine [38]
2011 Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actress Flipped Won [39]
2012 No Strings Attached Nominated [40]
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 [41]
2016 People's Choice Awards Favorite Thriller Movie Insidious: Chapter 3 Nominated [42]


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  3. ^ "New Girl in Town". Spotify. 2011-05-30. Retrieved June 4, 2011.
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  7. ^ "FYI - Single by Stefanie Scott". iTunes. Archived from the original on 2013-12-07. Retrieved 2012-02-26.
  8. ^ "I Don't Wanna Let You Go - Single by Stefanie Scott". iTunes. Retrieved 2014-01-03.
  9. ^ "Top 16 Under 16: Stefanie Scott". 2011. Retrieved 27 June 2011.
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  11. ^ Shannon, Debbie (August 25, 2010). "Look for Indialantic girl, Stefanie Scott, in 'Flipped'". Florida Today. Melbourne, Florida.
  12. ^ "Special Agent Oso". Disney Junior. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
  13. ^ "The Girl I Used to Know - Single by Stefanie Scott". iTunes. Retrieved 2012-02-26.
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  16. ^ a b Also Known As (working title) Life at These Speeds
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  18. ^ Katie Walsh (April 6, 2017). "Runner finds catharsis in cluttered drama '1 Mile to You'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 15, 2017.
  19. ^ Jonathon Dornbush (2014-10-16). "'Jem and the Holograms' gets a release date". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2015-01-24.
  20. ^ Zimmerman, Samuel (June 10, 2015). "Caught Trailer: Anna Camp's Prank-Gone-Wrong". Retrieved June 30, 2016.
  21. ^ Pedersen, Erik (May 5, 2015). "Los Angeles Film Festival Lifts Curtain On Full Lineup". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 30, 2016.
  22. ^ Hipes, Patrick (April 28, 2015). "Stefanie Scott Joins Pierce Brosnan Starrer 'I.T.'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 27, 2016.
  23. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (August 15, 2016). "Stefanie Scott & Theodore Pellerin Step Into YA Feature 'First Light'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 27, 2016.
  24. ^ Collis, Clark (2018-03-06). "SXSW science-fiction thriller First Light". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2018-04-07.
  25. ^ "Stefanie Scott: Hollywood's Do-Gooder, One Cookie at a Time". BYOU Magazine. 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
  26. ^ "New Girl in Town". Spotify. 2011-05-30. Retrieved June 4, 2011.
  27. ^ "Stefanie Scott - Break the Floor". Aklmusic. Retrieved 2012-02-26.
  28. ^ "FYI - Single by Stefanie Scott". iTunes. Archived from the original on 2013-12-07. Retrieved 2012-02-26.
  29. ^ "I Don't Wanna Let You Go - Single by Stefanie Scott". iTunes. Retrieved 2014-01-03.
  30. ^ "Jem and the Holograms [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]". AllMusic. 2015. Retrieved December 18, 2017.
  31. ^ "Girl I Used to Know - Stefanie Scott". Vimeo. Retrieved 2012-02-26.
  32. ^ "China Anne McClain - Dynamite (from A.N.T. Farm)". YouTube. 2011-07-26. Retrieved 2015-05-01.
  33. ^ "China Anne McClain - Dynamite (from A.N.T. Farm)". VEVO. Retrieved 2017-07-11.
  34. ^ "Before You Exit "I Like That" (Raul Gonzo, dir.)". Videostatic. Retrieved January 12, 2013.
  35. ^ "Everything Has Changed - Stefanie Scott". Vimeo. Retrieved 2014-01-03.
  36. ^ "Girls Like Girls - Hayley Kiyoko". Youtube. Retrieved 2015-06-24.
  37. ^ "30th Young Artist Awards 2009". Archived from the original on July 19, 2011. Retrieved December 25, 2014.
  38. ^ "31st Young Artist Awards 2010". Archived from the original on October 12, 2013. Retrieved December 25, 2014.
  39. ^ "32nd Young Artist Awards 2011". Archived from the original on August 8, 2013. Retrieved December 25, 2014.
  40. ^ "33rd Young Artist Awards 2012". Archived from the original on April 4, 2012. Retrieved December 25, 2014.
  41. ^ "2nd Annual BTVA Voice Acting Awards". Archived from the original on July 22, 2017. Retrieved July 22, 2017.
  42. ^ "People's Choice Awards 2016: Complete Winners List". Archived from the original on January 30, 2016. Retrieved January 26, 2016.

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