Taylar Hender

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Taylar Hender
Born (1998-05-04) May 4, 1998 (age 18)
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Occupation Actress
Years active 2008-present
Height 1.61 m (5 ft 3 12 in)

Taylar Hender (born May 4, 1998) is an American teen actress. She is best known for her role as Amy Namey in the 2011 film Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer.

Life and career[edit]

Hender was born in Columbia, South Carolina and raised in Katy, Texas.[1] She became interested in acting at age five when she sang the Shirley Temple song "On the Good Ship Lollipop" at a school talent show, from that moment on she decided to act professionally.[2]

She moved to Los Angeles in 2007, where she became a print model and appeared in several commercials for Playmate Toys, AT&T and Claire's Accessories. In 2008, she did voice work on the Disney Junior animated series Can You Teach My Alligator Manners?. From 2009 to 2010 she appeared as herself on the game show, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?. Hender's other acting credits include the Disney Channel film, Den Brother, the sitcom, Good Luck Charlie, and doing voice work on Special Agent Oso.[1]

Hender's most notable acting role to date was in the 2011 film Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer as Amy Namey, the best friend to the titular character.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Hender resides in Los Angeles, with her mother Missy and brothers Brady and Brandon, who are also actors.[2] She is very close friends with her Den Brother co-star G. Hannelius.


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Can You Teach My Alligator Manners? Chole / Additional voices Animated series
2009–2010 Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Herself 7 episodes
2009 Liv Livia Short film
2010 Toy Story 3: The Video Game The three Peas in the Pod Disney Interactive Studios video game
2010 Den Brother Abigail Television film
2010 Special Agent Oso Elsa / Unknown 3 episodes
2011 Jillian's Travels Jillian Television pilot
2011 Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer Amy Namey Theatrical film
2011 Good Luck Charlie Young Teddy Episode: "The Bob Duncan Experience"
2012 Deadtime Stories: Grave Secrets Amanda Direct-to-video film
2016 Lost Girls Jenna


  1. ^ a b c "Top 16 Under 16: Taylar Hender". Dream Magazine. Retrieved March 3, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Taylar Hender bio". Webs.com: Taylar Hender. Retrieved March 3, 2012. 

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