My Top 40 Current Favorite Disney Channel Stars

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Bridgit Mendler
Bridgit Claire Mendler was born in Washington DC, and lived there until she was eight years old. Her family moved to the west coast, just outside of San Francisco, California. This is when she first expressed an interest in acting and began booking local jobs. In 2004, she landed her first role in the animated film...
 
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Debby Ryan
Actress, Jessie
Born May 13, 1993 in Alabama, Debby moved to Texas as a small child and lived there for five years, before moving to Wiesbaden, Germany, with her family, where she lived for three years. While in Germany, Debby became fascinated with acting in local plays and musicals. By the age of nine, she knew she wanted to be an actor...
 
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China Anne McClain
Actress, Descendants 2
China Anne McClain comes from an artistic family. Her father, Michael McClain, is a music producer, vocalist, writer and sound engineer. His first production was on Beyonce's younger sister, Solange Knowles (Solo Star CD - track no.16 entitled Sky Away). China Anne's mother, Shontell, is also a vocalist and songwriter...
 
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Bella Thorne
Actress, Shake It Up!
Bella Thorne was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida, to Tamara (Beckett) and Delancey Reinaldo "Rey" Thorne. She has three siblings, Remy Thorne, Dani Thorne and Kaili Thorne, all of whom have also acted. She is of Cuban (father) and Irish, Italian, English, German, and Welsh (mother) ancestry...
 
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Zendaya
Actress, Shake It Up!
Zendaya, which means "to give thanks" in the language of Shona, was born in Oakland, California. She now lives in Los Angeles, California with her family and her dog, named "Midnight". She was a part of the California Shakespearian Theatre, where her mom worked as a House Manager. She would help out in the theatre and even got to do many plays after...
 
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Jason Dolley
Jason Dolley (Born Jason Scott Dolley) was born on July 5, 1991 in Los Angeles California. When he turned 11 he landed the lead role in the short film Chasing Daylight playing a boy who is having to cope with the loss of his best friend. That same year, he was picked up by Mel Gibson who was going to direct a show called Complete Savages where he starred as the youngest of the five Savage brothers...
 
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Bradley Steven Perry
In 2007, Perry began his professional acting career at the age of 8 with small roles in the films Choose Connor, and Magnificent Max. The following year, he made his television debut with a guest-starring role on the CBS crime-drama Without a Trace. Over the next year, Perry continued to appear in small comedic roles in such films as The Goods: Live Hard...
 
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Mia Talerico
Mia Talerico is the adorable baby Charlotte "Charlie" Duncan in Disney Channel's Good Luck Charlie. Her parents are Chris and Claire Talerico. She was born in Santa Barbara, California. Her infancy is seen in her character in the comedy series. Phil Baker, co-creator of the show, said that they talk to Mia's mom to know what Mia does and likes, and they incorporate them into their stories.
 
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Stefanie Scott
Nurturing an impressive body of work that encompasses film and television Stefanie Scott is one of Hollywood's most promising young talents. With the recent release of Focus Features' and Blumhouse Productions' Insidious: Chapter 3, the third installment of the hit horror film franchise, Stefanie completed...
 
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Carlon Jeffery
Jeffery was born in Houston, Texas and has been performing since the age of 8. He grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, performing in numerous community venues. He and his family moved to Los Angeles in 2005 so he could pursue a career his music and acting. He is a rapper under the stage name of "Lil-c Note". He now stars in the Disney Channel comedy, "A.N.T. Farm" as Cameron Parks.
 
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Brandon Mychal Smith
Brandon Smith started acting at the tender age of 8 years old. Soon, he booked his first national commercial for Nike with Tiger Woods. Brandon Smith has garnered a legion of loyal fans for playing the iconic role of super-suave Nico Harris on the Disney Channel series "So Random" ("Sonny with a Chance")...
 
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Sterling Knight
Actor, 17 Again
Sterling Knight was born and raised in Houston, Texas, who discovered his passion for acting at an early age of 10. He appeared on various plays through out his school years and had his big film break as a supporting role on 17 Again as Alex O'Donnell. In his first leading television role, Knight starred as Chad Dylan Cooper...
 
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Allisyn Ashley Arm
Allisyn Arm took an interest in acting and theater at a very young age. She was signed to Buchwald Talent Group at four and a half years old. Since that time she has appeared in over 70 TV commercials and appeared in TV shows such as Friends, Judging Amy, and Still Standing. Her feature film appearances include Mr.Woodcock...
 
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Peyton List
Actress, Jessie
Peyton is well-known for her roles on the hit Disney series Jessie and Fox's Diary of a Wimpy Kid film franchise. List most recently wrapped the teen comedy, The Outcasts, for director Peter Hutchings. Her other feature credits include Fox 2000's 27 Dresses and Summit's Remember Me. List has an array of television credits...
 
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Adam Irigoyen
Adam Irigoyen began his acting career at the age of 11. He appeared in multiple commercials and print campaigns before guest-starring on the Disney Channel's Emmy Award-winning series, Wizards of Waverly Place, which eventually led to an audition for the role of "Deuce Martinez" on Shake It Up!. He has also appeared in the indie films "Flight", "Nickel or Dime" and "Electric Natural Safe"...
 
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Kenton Duty
Actor, Lost
Kenton Duty began his acting career when he was 9-years-old in the Dallas Theater Center's stage production of "A Christmas Carol". He began auditioning for roles in Los Angeles after he was discovered at a workshop at the Young Actors Studio in Dallas, Texas by Hollywood talent agent Cindy Osbrink...
 
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Roshon Fegan
Music man and entertainer Ro Shon Fegan began his claim to fame here in Los Angeles at the age of 18 months. His first creative moments of his career was actually a national soda commercial where he collaborated with the musical classic group Boyz II Men. And his momentum for the creative industry took off from there...
 
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Davis Cleveland
Davis Cleveland was born in Houston, Texas. He began his acting career by doing commercial work in Texas. After moving to Los Angeles, he began appearing in national commercials for big name companies. Davis has guest-starred in many shows, and co-stars as Flynn Jones in Disney's hit show "Shake It Up".
 
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Caroline Sunshine
Actress, Shake It Up!
Tenacious, intelligent, and a triple threat talent, actress Caroline Sunshine has quickly become "one to watch" in the entertainment industry over the years from the captivating characters she has brought to life on screen. In 2015 Caroline can be seen starring as "Emily Jordan" in the "The Outfield" for Fullscreen Films...
 
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Leo Howard
An only child and born on July 13, 1997 in Newport Beach, California, USA as Leo Richard Howard and raised in Fallbrook, California (near San Diego), Leo is an accomplished movie actor and director known for G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009), Kickin' It (2011) and Conan the Barbarian (2011). He is also a model...
 
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Olivia Holt
Olivia Holt was born in Germantown, Tennessee to parents, Mark and Kim Holt. When she was only 3 years old, she started singing and acting on the stage. Besides acting and singing, she has been a competitive gymnastic for the past 5 years, and a competitive cheerleader for the past few years. At Christmas time, Holt moved with her family from DeSoto County to Los Angeles...
 
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Mateo Arias
Actor, Kickin' It
Mateo Arias is an actor, known as Jerry on the Disney series Kickin' It, and provided the voice of Antonio Perez in the 2013 animated film Despicable Me 2. Other shows include Yours, Mine & Ours and Good Kids. Mateo was born on October 31, 1995 in New York City, New York, USA, the son of parents from the Paisa region of Colombia...
 
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Skai Jackson
Actress, Jessie
Skai Jackson stars as the adorable "Zuri Ross" on the Disney Channel sitcoms Jessie, with Debby Ryan, and Bunk'd. Before that, we've seen her in small roles on Boardwalk Empire and Royal Pains, and even in the film, The Smurfs.
 
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Karan Brar
Actor, Jessie
Karan Brar is an Indian-American movie actor who won a Young Artist Award three years in a row for his roles in Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Jessie, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days. He also appeared in Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules and Invisible Sister. In the Diary of a Wimpy Kid franchise, he is best known as playing Chirag Gupta. Brar was born on January 18...
 
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Audrey Whitby
Audrey is best known for So Random, The Thundermans and Awesomeness TV's Terry The Tomboy and Betch! Born in Tennessee and raised in Northern Indiana, Audrey started acting when she was six in community theatre and started auditioning in Chicago when she was eight. Audrey moved to Los Angeles when she...
 
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Ross Lynch
Ross Lynch debuted his acting career as 'Austin Moon' in the Disney Channel original comedy series "Austin & Ally." This role has earned him 4 Kids Choice Awards for 'Favorite TV Actor' (2013-2016) and 3 Teen Choice Awards for 'Choice TV Actor: Comedy' (2014-2016). In summer 2013, Lynch starred as 'Brady'...
 
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Laura Marano
Actress, Austin & Ally
Laura Marano started acting in the theatre when she was five years old. She has done numerous plays at the Agoura Children's Theatre, and continued her acting in many national commercials. She is now starring in the new Disney Channel pilot, Austin & Ally, where she is playing the title character, "Ally Dawson"...