According to Jim
American young actress Billi Bruno is known for playing daughter
Gracie on the popular but now defunct sitcom “According to
Jim” (ABC, 2001-2009). She picked up four Young Artist
nominations for her performance.
Childhood and Family:
Billi Bruno was born Sarah Bruno on July 20, 1997, in Los Angeles,
California, to parents Rocco and Sheila. Se has two older sisters,
Hailey and Chelsea.
Despite her busy time on “According to Jim,” the lively
girl takes gymnastics and diving lessons as well as enjoys to swim and
ride her horse. She also has a talent for drawing and writes stories.
A Better Community
Billi Bruno knew that she wanted to become an actress at a very young
age. She could make it big at her very first television audition. A
then four year old Bruno landed the role of Gracie, the second child of
Jim Belushi and Courtney Thorne-Smith, on the sitcom “ According
to Jim,” which premiered on ABC on October 3, 2001. She stayed
with the show throughout its eight season run until June 2009.
The show brought her four Young Artist nominations for Best Performance
in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Young Actress Age Ten or Under
(2002) and Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Young
Actress Age Ten or Younger (2004, 2005 and 2006).
Bruno appeared in the music video for Brad Paisley's
“Celebrity” along with Jim Belushi, Jason Alexander and
William Shatner. She also appeared in a commercial promoting the
V-Chip, along with Belushi, Larry Joe Campbell and Taylor
Atelian. The commercial is called “A Better Community,” for