Macey Cruthird
Birth Date:
October 2, 1992
Birth Place:
Tyler, Texas, USA
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American actress Macey Cruthird was celebrated for playing Hope's younger daughter Hayley in the television sitcom “Hope & Faith” (ABC, 2003-2006). The role brought her two Young Artist nominations. After the show ended, she played Alyson Atlin in the Fox comedy series “Deeply Irresponsible” (2007) and Maddie in the ABC series “Hank” (2009). She also had a recurring role as Megan in CBS' “Two and a Half Men” (4 episodes, 2010-2011). Cruthird has acted in the films “Come Away Home” (2005) and “Blood Relative” (2011).

Aside from acting, Cruthird enjoys dancing, singing, snow skiing, and water sports, among other outdoor activities. She also plays the piano and guitar. A passionate animal lover, she keeps a Maltese puppy named Gidget as her pet.


Childhood and Family:

 In Baytown, Texas, Macey Cruthird was born on November 12, 1992. She has an older sister, Bailey Cruthird, who pursues a singing career.

Two and a Half Men


Macey Cruthird has trained in numerous acting and audition workshops in Los Angeles and her hometown of Texas. She has also appeared in commercials such as McDonald's, Toyota and TJ Maxx, among others, and done print work.

At age 10, Cruthird made her television acting debut in the role of Courtney Harper in a pilot for Warner Brothers, “House Blend” (2002), where she worked with Amy Yasbeck and Dan Cortese. Her big breakthrough arrived in the following year when she landed the regular role of Hayley Shanowski in the comedy series “Hope & Faith,” staring Faith Ford and Kelly Ripa. Playing a smart but angst-ridden girl who is forced to bed with her nettlesome younger brother upon the arrival of her celebrity aunt, Cruthird received a 2004 Young Artist nomination for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Young Actress Age Ten or Younger and another nomination in 2006 for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy) - Supporting Young Actress. She stayed on the show throughout its three season run from September 26, 2003 to May 2, 2006.  

During her stint on the series, Cruthird made her big screen debut in 2005's “Come Away Home,” playing Holly. The family film was directed by Doug McKeon and starred Paul Dooley, Martin Mull, Thomas Gibson and Lea Thompson. Her best friend, actress Jordan-Claire Green, also starred in the movie as Annie Lamm.

After the demise of “Hope & Faith,” Cruthird starred as Alyson Atlin in the Fox sitcom “Deeply Irresponsible” (2007). Among her costars in the series were Larry Joe Campbell, Jana Marie Hupp and Tanner Berney. Two years later, she appeared as Maddie in the TV comedy series “Hank,” starring  Kelsey Grammer, Melinda McGraw and Jordan Hinson.

Cruthird joined the cast of the CBS hit sitcom “Two and a Half Men” in 2010 in the recurring role of Megan. The same year, she also made a guest appearance as Cassie Maxwell in an episode of “Hawthorne.”
Cruthird co-starred with Michael Rady, Toby Huss and Cristin Milioti in the 2011 thriller movie “Blood Relative,” which was directed and co-written by Todd Alcott.

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