PROFILE
Name:
Aria Wallace
Birth Date:
November 3, 1996
Birth Place:
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Nationality:
American
BIOGRAPHY
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Roxy Hunter

Background:

Aria Wallace is an American teen actress. She starred as Roxy Hunter on the Nickelodeon TV movie series: “Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost” (2007), “Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman” (2008), “Roxy Hunter and the Myth of the Mermaid” (2008) and “Roxy Hunter and the Horrific Halloween (2008). She nabbed a Young Artist nomination for playing Hillary Duff's younger sister on her first film, “ The Perfect Man” (2005). She also received Young Artist nominations for her guest starring roles in “That '70s Show” (2004) and “ Strong Medicine” (2004). Wallace has been in commercials for State Farm, Cereal Task Force, Wherehouse Music, Allen Hevesi, N.O.R.A, and Toyota.

Wallace enjoys singing, ballet, tap, rhythmic dancing, basketball, swimming, softball, drawing, bike riding, horseback riding, roller-skating, and jump roping. She also plays the piano.


Talented Youth

Childhood and Family:

Aria Summer Wallace was born on November 3, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia. She later attended the John Robert Powers acting school. In 2001, she went to the MTA Convention in New York, in which she picked up several awards in acting and modeling. Shortly thereafter, before age 5, she was signed by an Atlanta based talent agency, Hot Shot Kids. She and her family relocated to Los Angeles in January 2002. In L.A., he and her agent signed at The Osbrink Talent Agency.

Aria has a younger sister named Daylia (born June 16, 1999, who is also an actress.


The Perfect Man

Career:

Aria Wallace made her television acting debut in an episode of “The Bernie Mac Show” called “Back in the Day” (2002), in which she played Lara. Subsequently, she appeared in episodes of “Charmed” (2003), “Carnivàle” (2003, as Polly Ann), “That '70s Show” (2003), from which she nabbed her first Young Artist nomination in the category of Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actress, “What Should You Do?” (2004, as Amy), “Judging Amy” (2004, as Jessica Adelstein) and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (2004). She received her next Young Artist nomination for Best Performance in a Television Series - Guest Starring Young Actress after playing Emma Millbrook in the “Strong Medicine” episode, “Virgin Birth” (2004).

In 2005, Wallace returned to “The Bernie Mac Show” when she played Riley in the episode “You Got Served.” She followed it up with a guest spot as Lily Stevens in an episode of “Desperate Housewives” called “There Won't Be Trumpets” (2005). Still in that same year, Wallace made her feature film debut in “The Perfect Man” (2005), a romance/comedy directed by Mark Rosman and written by Gina Wendkos, and starring Hilary Duff, Heather Locklear and Chris Noth. She played Duff's seven year old sister, Zoe Hamilton, and was nominated for a 2006 Young Artist Award in the category of Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actress Age Ten or Younger for her performance. The film debuted at No. 8 at the box office with $5,300,980 million. It went on to gross $16,535,005 domestically and $3,235,470 internationally for a total of $19,770,475 worldwide. The budget was $10 million.

After “The Perfect Man,” Wallace appeared as Emily Dickerson in an episode of CBS's “CSI: NY” called “Grand Murder at Central Station” (2005) and as Emily in the episode “Won't Get Fooled Again” (2005) of CBS' “Criminal Minds.” Following this, she disappeared for about two years before making a comeback in 2007. She starred as Roxy Hunter in the Nickelodeon Original Movie “Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost,” which originally broadcast on October 30, 2007. Later that same year, she starred alongside Charlotte Ross, Colin Ferguson, Devon Werkheiser, Josie Loren and Kenton Duty on the Lifetime film “Christmas in Paradise,” which aired on December 15, 2007.

In January 2008, Wallace debuted as Mandy Valdez, an obsessed fan, in an episode of Nickelodeon's sitcom, “iCarly,” called “Am Your Biggest Fan.” She would reprise the role in a 2009 episode called “ iWant My Website Back.”

In February 2008, Wallace returned to play Roxy Hunter in the sequel “Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman.” It as followed by the third film “Roxy Hunter and the Myth of the Mermaid,” aired on July 13, 2008, and the fourth “Roxy Hunter and the Horrific Halloween,” aired on October 31, 2008.

Two years later, Wallace landed a small role in the comedy film “Spork,” which was directed and written by J.B. Ghuman Jr., and starring Savannah Stehlin, Sydney Park and Rachel G. Fox. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 24, 2010, and was released theatrically in the US on May 27, 2011.


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