Tiffany Espensen

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Tiffany Espensen (born c. 1999[1]) is an American television and film actress. She began her career as a child actress, before becoming known for her teenaged roles, such as Piper Peckinpaw in the 2011 Nickelodeon series Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures and Belinda in the 2014 Disney XD series Kirby Buckets. Espensen has also appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

Early life[edit]

Espensen was born on c. 1999 in China, and was adopted by American parents, Robin and Dan Espensen.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Espensen began her career as a child actress making guest appearances on television series such as Hannah Montana, True Jackson, VP and Zeke and Luther. In 2011, she landed a main role on the Nickelodeon series, Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures (2011–2013), on which she played Piper, the little sister of Ashley Argota's character.[3][4] Espensen followed this up in 2014 with a co-starring role on the Disney XD series Kirby Buckets.[5] In 2016 she was added to the cast of the 2017 feature film Spider-Man: Homecoming,[6] playing the role of Cindy,[7] a role she reprised in the 2018 film Avengers: Infinity War.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Repo Men Little Alva
2011 Hop Alex O'Hare
2014 Earth to Echo Charlie
2015 R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls Nicole
2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming Cindy
2017 Carving a Life Veronica
2018 Avengers: Infinity War Cindy
Television roles
Year Show Role Notes
2007 Hannah Montana Samantha Episode: "Achy Jakey Heart" (Part 1)
2007–2011 Phineas and Ferb Ginger Hirano Recurring voice role (seasons 1–2)
2008 Criminal Minds Samantha Episode: "Masterpiece"
2008 NCIS Amanda Lee Episode: "Dagger"
2009 True Jackson, VP Young Lulu Episode: "Back to School"
2009 Zeke and Luther Innocent Girl Episode: "Soul Bucket"
2009 Lie to Me Isabella Episode: "Tractor Man"
2010 The Boondocks Ming Long-Dou Voice role; episode: "The Red Ball"
2011 House Sophie Episode: "Two Stories"
2011–2013 Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures Piper Peckinpaw Main role
2013 Good Luck Charlie Kelly Episode: "Teddy's Choice"
2014 Terry the Tomboy Wallaine Rapkin Nickelodeon Original Movie
2014–2017 Kirby Buckets Belinda Main role

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Annette Williams (August 1, 2012). "Teen CERT Member Joins FEMA Youth Council". Julian Journal. Archived from the original on 2018-05-08. Retrieved 2018-06-23. 
  2. ^ Tiffany Espensen [@TiffyEspensen] (March 21, 2012). "Today is the day my parents adopted me from China! We call it Gotcha Day! Sooooooo..... Happy Gotcha Day to me:)))" (Tweet). Retrieved 2018-06-23 – via Twitter. 
  3. ^ "Surf's Up This Summer as Nickelodeon Debuts New Live-Action Series, "Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures," Premiering Friday, July 1, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)" (Press release). Nickelodeon. June 7, 2011. Retrieved 2018-06-23 – via The Futon Critic. 
  4. ^ Robert Lloyd (July 1, 2011). "TV Review: 'Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2018-06-23. 
  5. ^ Nellie Andreeva (February 11, 2014). "Disney XD Draws Up Series Order For 'Kirby Buckets' Starring Jacob Bertrand". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2018-06-23. 
  6. ^ Ross A. Lincoln (June 30, 2016). "'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Adds Garcelle Beauvais & Tiffany Espensen; Q'orianka Kilcher Joins 'Hostiles'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2018-06-23. 
  7. ^ John Boone (July 5, 2017). "'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Reveals There Is a Second Spider-Man Somewhere in New York City". 9news (KUSA). Retrieved 2018-06-23. 
  8. ^ C.P. Hoffman (October 4, 2017). "Will AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Introduce Silk to the MCU?". Nerdist. Retrieved 2018-06-23. On Tuesday, IMDb.com reported that Tiffany Espensen, who played Peter’s classmate and fellow Academic Decathlete Cindy in Spider-Man: Homecoming, would be reprising her role in next year's Avengers: Infinity War. 

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