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Avril Lavigne


Avril Lavigne was born in Belleville, Ontario, Canada on September 27, 1984, to Judith-Rosanne (Loshaw) and Jean-Claude Joseph Lavigne. She is of French-Canadian (father) and English, Scottish, and German (mother) descent. At 16, she moved to Manhattan and began work on her debut album. She dropped out of high school after the 11th grade when she ... See full bio »

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 2015 Babysitter's Black Book (TV Movie) (performer: "Give You What You Like") / (writer: "Give You What You Like")
 2014 It Takes a Choir (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Breakfast Club at Brashear (2014) ... (writer: "Keep Holding On" - uncredited)
  Guapas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- La luz prendida (2014) ... (performer: "Complicated" - uncredited) / (writer: "Complicated" - uncredited)
 2009-2014 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- 100 (2014) ... (writer: "Keep Holding On" - uncredited)
- Frenemies (2014) ... (writer: "Breakaway" - uncredited)
- Throwdown (2009) ... (writer: "Keep Holding On" - uncredited)
 2013 1Night 2Last 3Ever (writer: "Sk8er Boi")
  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes, 2008 - 2013) (performer - 5 episodes, 2007 - 2013)
- Week 9 (2013) ... ("Let Me Go") / (writer: "Let Me Go")
- Semi-final Results (2013) ... (performer: "Here's to Never Growing Up")
- Round Eight (2011) ... ("The Best Damn Thing") / (writer: "The Best Damn Thing")
- Round Two (2011) ... ("Girlfriend") / (writer: "Girlfriend")
- Round One (2011) ... (writer: "Breakaway")
 2008-2013 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Auditions 2 (2013) ... (writer: "I Will Be" - uncredited)
- Finals (2012) ... (writer: "Breakaway" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.8 (2008) ... (writer: "Breakaway" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.3 (2008) ... (writer: "Breakaway" - uncredited)
  So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes, 2007 - 2013) (writer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2013)
- The Top 20 Finalists Perform (2013) ... (performer: "I'm with You") / (writer: "I'm with You")
- Results Show: Two Dancers Eliminated (2008) ... (performer: "When You're Gone")
- Top 4: The Finale (2007) ... (performer: "Keep Holding On") / (writer: "Keep Holding On")
- Top 20 (2007) ... (performer: "Girlfriend")
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2013) (writer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2013)
- Episode #21.134 (2013) ... (performer: "Here's to Never Growing Up") / (writer: "Here's to Never Growing Up")
- Episode #19.107 (2011) ... (performer: "What the Hell") / (writer: "What the Hell")
  Danville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Wintertime 2012-2013 (2013) ... (performer: "Keep Holding On") / (writer: "Keep Holding On")
 2013 Drei in einem Bett (TV Movie) (performer: "I Don't Have To Try" - uncredited)
 2012 One Piece Film Z (performer: "How You Remind Me", "Bad Reputation")
 2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Decider 5 (2012) ... (writer: "I Will Be")
 2012 The X Factor Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 12 Performance Night (2012) ... (writer: "Keep Holding On")
 2012 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 4 (2012) ... (writer: "I'm With You")
 2012 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 1 (2012) ... (writer: "Breakaway" - uncredited)
 2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2012 Premiere (2012) ... (writer: "I'm With You" - uncredited)
 2012 Smash (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Understudy (2012) ... (writer: "Breakaway")
- Hell on Earth (2012) ... (writer: "Cheers (Drink to That)")
 2011/I Jack and Jill (performer: "Goodbye") / (writer: "Goodbye")
 2011 Canada Sings (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Junk Notes vs. The Zooperstars (2011) ... (writer: "What the Hell")
  The Block (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Elimination: Night 2 (2011) ... (performer: "What the Hell" - uncredited) / (writer: "What the Hell" - uncredited)
 2011 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.13 (2011) ... (performer: "What the Hell", "Smile" - uncredited)
 2011 Goodbye Lullaby: Bonus DVD (Video documentary short) (performer: "What the Hell")
 2010 Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Secrest 2011 (TV Movie) (performer: "What the Hell?")
 2010 Saturday Night Live in the 2000s: Time and Again (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Complicated") / (writer: "Complicated")
  Diva (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 2010) (music - 2 episodes, 2010)
- Rent (2010) ... (lyrics: "Breakaway") / (music: "Breakaway")
- A Prairie Home Companion (2010) ... (lyrics: "Breakaway") / (music: "Breakaway")
 2010/I Alice in Wonderland (performer: "Alice") / (writer: "Alice")
  Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #1.93 (2010) ... (performer: "When You're Gone") / (writer: "When You're Gone")
 2009 Cesko slovenská superstar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sesté finále: MTV Choice (2009) ... (writer: "Complicated")
  The Secret Life of the American Teenager (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2009) (writer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2009)
- And Unto Us, a Child Is Born (2009) ... (performer: "Girlfriend") / (writer: "Girlfriend")
- Falling in Love (2008) ... (performer: "Girlfriend") / (writer: "Girlfriend")
 2009 Fired Up! (performer: "Girlfriend", "The Best Damn Thing") / (writer: "Girlfriend", "The Best Damn Thing")
 2008 Gavin & Stacey (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (2008) ... ("When You're Gone")
 2008 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2 (Video Game) ("My Happy Ending")
 2008 Avril Lavigne: The Best Damn Tour - Live in Toronto (Video documentary) (performer: "Intro", "Girlfriend", "I Can Do Better", "Complicated", "My Happy Ending", "I'm With You", "I Always Get What I Want", "Best Damn Dance Break", "When You're Gone", "Innocence", "Don't Tell Me", "Hot", "Losing Grip", "Bad Reputation (Video Montage)", "Everything Back But You", "Avril On Drums", "The Best Damn Thing", "I Don't Have To Try", "He Wasn't", "Girlfriend (Remix)", "Sk8er Boi")
 2008 The House Bunny (performer: "Girlfriend") / (writer: "Girlfriend")
 2008 Generation Kill (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Cradle of Civilization (2008) ... (writer: "Complicated" - as Avril Ramona Lavigne)
- Get Some (2008) ... (writer: "Sk8ter Boi" - as Avril Ramona Lavigne)
 2008 I Love the New Millennium (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 2002 (2008) ... (performer: "Complicated", "Sk8ter Boi")
  20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Karaoke Classics (2008) ... (performer: "Girlfriend") / (writer: "Girlfriend")
 2008 So You Think You Can Dance Australia (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 14 Results (2008) ... (performer: "Hot")
 2008 Countdown (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Lago Castiviejo, 22:45 horas (2008) ... (performer: "Tomorrow")
 2007 Holiday Festival on Ice 2007 (TV Movie) (performer: "Imagine")
  L'isola dei famosi (TV Series) (performer - 11 episodes, 2007) (writer - 4 episodes, 2007)
- Episode dated 5 December 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "When You're Gone") / (writer: "When You're Gone")
- Episode dated 28 November 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "When You're Gone") / (writer: "When You're Gone")
- Episode dated 21 November 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "When You're Gone", "I'm With You")
- Episode dated 14 November 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "When You're Gone") / (writer: "When You're Gone")
- Episode dated 7 November 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "When You're Gone") / (writer: "When You're Gone")
 2007 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Deposition (2007) ... (writer: "Girlfriend")
 2007 2007 MTV Los Premios (TV Special) (performer: "When You're Gone / Girlfriend")
 2007 MTV Russia Music Awards 2007 (TV Special) (performer: "Sk8er Boi", "Complicated", "When You're Gone", "Girlfriend" - as Avril Lavin) / (writer: "Sk8er Boi", "Complicated", "When You're Gone", "Girlfriend")
  Big Love (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Dating Game (2007) ... (performer: "Girlfriend (Girlfriend Remix)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Girlfriend (Girlfriend Remix)" - uncredited)
  Ghost Whisperer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- The Gathering (2007) ... (performer: "Keep Holding On") / (writer: "Keep Holding On")
 2007 The Best Damn Thing: Bonus DVD (Video documentary) (performer: "Girlfriend", "I Can Do Better", "Innocence")
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2003 - 2007) (writer - 2 episodes, 2005 - 2007)
- Shia LaBeouf/Avril Lavigne (2007) ... (performer: "Girlfriend", "I Can Do Better") / (writer: "Girlfriend", "I Can Do Better")
- Jason Bateman/Kelly Clarkson (2005) ... (writer: "Breakaway")
- Snoop Dogg/Avril Lavigne (2004) ... (performer: "Don't Tell Me", "My Happy Ending")
- Jeff Gordon/Avril Lavigne (2003) ... (performer: "I'm With You", "Complicated")
 2007 SingStar Pop (Video Game) (performer: "Sk8er Boi") / (writer: "Sk8er Boi")
 2007 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol (Video Game) ("Breakaway")
 2006 Eragon (performer: "Keep Holding On") / (writer: "Keep Holding On")
 2006 Elite Beat Agents (Video Game) (writer: "Sk8er Boi")
 2006 Bring It On: All or Nothing (Video) (performer: "My Happy Ending") / (writer: "My Happy Ending" - as Avril Ramona Lavigne)
 2006 Augusta, Gone (TV Movie) ("Slipped Away")
 2005 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Promise (2005) ... (performer: "Sk8er Boi")
  Tru Calling (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- The Perfect Storm (2005) ... (performer: "My Happy Ending") / (writer: "My Happy Ending")
 2004 Searching for David's Heart (TV Movie) ("Slipped Away")
 2004 Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Grin and Bear It (2004) ... ("Happy Ending")
 2004 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (performer: "SpongeBob Theme")
  Smallville (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2002 - 2004) (writer - 2 episodes, 2002 - 2003)
- Façade (2004) ... (performer: "My Happy Ending" - uncredited)
- Accelerate (2003) ... (performer: "I'm With You" - uncredited) / (writer: "I'm With You" - uncredited)
- Heat (2002) ... (performer: "Tomorrow" - uncredited) / (writer: "Tomorrow" - uncredited)
 2004 Wimbledon (performer: "Mobile")
 2004 Going the Distance (performer: "Losing Grip" (Live)) / (writer: "Losing Grip" (Live))
 2004 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (performer: "I Always Get What I Want") / (writer: "Breakaway", "I Always Get What I Want")
 2004 Karaoke Revolution Volume 2 (Video Game) ("I'm With You")
 2004/I New York Minute (writer: "Complicated")
  Scrubs (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- My Tormented Mentor (2004) ... (performer: "I'm With You") / (writer: "I'm With You")
 2003 Karaoke Revolution (Video Game) ("Complicated")
 2003 Joan of Arcadia (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2003) ... (performer: "Tomorrow")
  Las Vegas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Pilot (2003) ... (performer: "Tomorrow") / (writer: "Tomorrow")
 2003 The Medallion (performer: "Mobile") / (writer: "Mobile")
 2003 American Wedding (performer: "I Don't Give") / (writer: "I Don't Give")
 2003 Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (performer: "Nobody's Fool") / (writer: "Nobody's Fool")
 2003 Mulheres Apaixonadas (TV Series) (performer: "I'm With You") / (writer: "I'm With You")
 2003 Without a Trace (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Maple Street (2003) ... ("Nobody's Fool")
 2003 Just Married (performer: "Mobile") / (writer: "Mobile")
 2002 Birds of Prey (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Prey for the Hunter (2002) ... (performer: "Anything But Ordinary")
 2002 Sweet Home Alabama (performer: "Falling Down") / (writer: "Falling Down")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "The Best Damn Thing" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 8 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Avril Lavin | Avuriru Ravîn

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

When I was two my mom said she knew I was going to be a singer. I've been performing ever since I was a young kid. So I've known I wanted to do this for awhile. I always knew in my heart that I'd be singing. See more »

Trivia:

Sister-in-law of Mike Kroeger. See more »

Trademark:

Often wears Converse shoes See more »

Nickname:

Av See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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