Bella Thorne (born October 8, 1997) is an American actress and singer. She played Ruthy Spivey in the TV series My Own Worst Enemy, Tancy
Henrickson in the fourth season of Big Love, and CeCe Jones on the Disney Channel series Shake It Up. She also appeared as Hilary/”Larry” in Blended
and as Celia in Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. In 2015, she played Madison in The Duff and Amanda in Perfect High.
Glamour magazine has called Thorne “a genuine beauty icon”.
Thorne’s first film appearance was an uncredited role as a sidelines fan in the 2003 film Stuck on You. She has since appeared in film and television
projects including Entourage and The O.C. as a younger version of Taylor Townsend. In 2007 she joined the recurring cast of Dirty Sexy Money’s second
season, her first major television role. She played Margaux Darling. The series revolves around lawyer and family man Nick George, when Nick’s father
mysteriously dies in a plane crash, he agrees to take his position as the Darling family’s lawyer, while trying to discover who committed the murder. In 2008,
Thorne starred alongside Christian Slater and Taylor Lautner in the short-lived drama series My Own Worst Enemy, for which she won a Young Artist’s
Award for her portrayal of the character Ruthy Spivey; Thorne described her Enemy casting as a major breakthrough as this was the first recurring role in
her career. In 2008 she starring the third-last episode of October Road as Angela Ferilli, the pre-adolescence crush of the main characters. Her older
brother Remy also guest-starred in the same episode as a younger Eddie Latekka.
In 2009 she starred the web series Little Monk, which depicted characters from the series Monk as Wendy, one of the Monks’ classmates. The webisodes
are available only on the “Best of Monk” DVD. Also in 2009, she played the role of the vengeful antagonist in the horror film Forget Me Not. Thorne took on
a supporting role in the family drama Raspberry Magic, the movie premiered at the Cinequest Film Festival and the San Francisco International Asian
American Film Festival in 2010.