Liv and Maddie
Dove Cameron is an American singer and actress. She is best known for
starring on the Disney Channel original series “Liv and
Maddie” (2013-?). She also starred in the Disney Original film
“Cloud 9” (2014).
Childhood and Family:
Dove Cameron was born Dove Olivia Cameron on January 15, 1996, in
Seattle, Washington. She is the daughter of Philip Alan Hosterman and
Bonnie Wallace. She started performing in community theater when she
was 8. She relocated to Los Angeles at 14 to pursue acting
professionally. There she studied at Burbank High School and sang in
their National Championship Show Choir.
Dove Cameron made her television debut in two episode of
“Shameless” called “Father's Day” and “A
Beautiful Mess” (both 2012), in which she played the role
of Holly Herkimer. The same year, she made a guest appearance in
“The Mentalist” in the episode “Devil's
Cherry,” where she portrayed Charlotte Anne
After appearing in an episode of “Malibu Country” (2013)
and in an unsold TV series pilot, “Bits and Pieces” (2013),
Cameron was cast in the dual role of Liv and Maddie in the Disney
Channel original series “Liv and Maddie,” which premiered
at the Disney Channel on July 19, 2013. The show was renewed for a
second episode on January 13, 2014.
Still in 2013, Cameron performed a cover of Imagine Dragons's “On
Top of the World,” which was released by Disney as a single on
August 27, 2013. She also sang “Better in Stereo” (2013)
and “Cloud 9” (with Luke Benward) (2014). All the three
songs were included in the compilation album “Disney Channel Play
It Loud,” which was released on February 11, 2014.
In 2014, Cameron starred opposite Luke Benward in the Disney Original
Movie “Cloud 9,” which was helmed by Paul Hoen.
Cameron will star with Sophie Turner, Jessica Alba, Hailee
Steinfeld, Samuel L. Jackson and Jaime King on the upcoming
action/adventure film “Barely Lethal” (2014), directed by
Kyle Newman and written by John D'Arco. She also will play May in the
made for TV film “Descendants” (2015), opposite Booboo
Stewart and Sofia Carson.