Janel Parrish


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Janel Parrish is an American actress and singer who portrayed Mona Vanderwaal in Pretty Little Liars (2010). She was born Janel Meilani Parrish on October 30, 1988 in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, to parents Joanne (Mew) and Mark Phillip Parrish. Her mother is of Chinese descent and her father is Caucasian. Her sister, Melissa Nohelani, is eight years ... See full bio »

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Pretty Little Liars Mona Vanderwaal
(2010-2017)
Trespassers Estelle
(2018)

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 2020-2022 Magnum P.I. (TV Series)
Maleah
- Evil Walks Softly (2022) ... Maleah
- Tell No One (2021) ... Maleah
- Say Hello to Your Past (2020) ... Maleah
 2022 Run & Gun
Faith
 2022 Until We Meet Again
Lisa Wagner
 2021 Christmas Is Canceled
Brandy Barnes
 2021 Coyote Creek Christmas (TV Movie)
Paige Parker
 2021 Aftershock (Podcast Series)
Layla Hua Masters
- Chapter 10: This feels like overkill (2021) ... Layla Hua Masters
- Chapter 9: Please don't send me back there (2021) ... Layla Hua Masters
- Chapter 8: Hell of a night for... (2021) ... Layla Hua Masters
- Chapter 7: You did the right thing (2021) ... Layla Hua Masters
- Chapter 6: They just keep coming (2021) ... Layla Hua Masters
 2021 Right in Front of Me (TV Movie)
Carly Mason
 2020 Holly & Ivy (TV Movie)
Melody
 2020 Mighty Oak
Gina Jackson
 2019 Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists (TV Series)
Mona Vanderwaal
- Enter the Professor (2019) ... Mona Vanderwaal
- Lie Together, Die Together (2019) ... Mona Vanderwaal
- Hook, Line and Booker (2019) ... Mona Vanderwaal
- Dead Week (2019) ... Mona Vanderwaal
- Lost and Found (2019) ... Mona Vanderwaal
 2019 The Perfectionists: Somebody is Watching (Short)
Mona Vanderwaal
 2018 Tiger
Charlotte
 2018 Trespassers
Estelle
 2018 I'll Be Watching
Kate Riley
 2010-2017 Pretty Little Liars (TV Series)
Mona Vanderwaal
- Til DeAth Do Us PArt (2017) ... Mona Vanderwaal
- Farewell, My Lovely (2017) ... Mona Vanderwaal
- Choose or Lose (2017) ... Mona Vanderwaal
- Driving Miss Crazy (2017) ... Mona Vanderwaal
- The Glove That Rocks the Cradle (2017) ... Mona Vanderwaal
 2017 Janel Parrish: Dance for Me (Music Video)
Janel Parrish
 2017 Rosewood (TV Series)
Selena Monet
- Mummies & Meltdowns (2017) ... Selena Monet
 2016 Rush Hour (TV Series)
Nina Taylor
- Wind Beneath My Wingman (2016) ... Nina Taylor
 2015 The Mysteries of Laura (TV Series)
Jillian Havemeyer
- The Mystery of the Crooked Clubber (2015) ... Jillian Havemeyer
 2015 Brian Justin Crum & Janel Parrish: Lay Me Down (Music Video)
Janel Parrish
 2015 Come on #MakeItHappy (Short)
Janel Parrish
 2014 High School Possession (TV Movie)
Lauren Brady
 2014 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Chelsea Putnam
- Cheers & Jeers (2014) ... Chelsea Putnam
 2013 Something Wicked (Short)
Ronnie
 2013 To Those Nights (Short)
Audrey
 2013 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Rebecca Fine
- Kapu (2013) ... Rebecca Fine
 2012 Celeste & Jesse Forever
Savannah
 2011 4 Wedding Planners
Hoku
 2011 One Kine Day
Leilani
 2010 Triple Dog
Cicely Gerber
 2009 True Jackson, VP (TV Series)
Kyla
- Flirting with Fame (2009) ... Kyla
 2009 April Showers
Vicki
 2009 Fired Up!
Lana
 2006-2008 Heroes (TV Series)
May
- Chapter Six 'The Line' (2007) ... May
- Chapter Three 'One Giant Leap' (2006) ... May (uncredited)
 2007 Bratz 4 Real (Video Game)
Jade (voice)
 2007 NLT: She Said, I Said (Time We Let Go) (Music Video)
Ex Girlfriend
 2007 Bratz
Jade
 2007 Janel Parrish: Rainy Day (Music Video)
Janel Parrish
 2006 The O.C. (TV Series)
Leah
- The Summer Bummer (2006) ... Leah
 2006 Zoey 101 (TV Series)
Sara
- The Silver Hammer Society (2006) ... Sara
 2004 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
Laura
- Being Bernie Mac (2004) ... Laura
 2003 The O'Keefes (TV Series)
Vanessa
- Party ... Vanessa
 2000 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Natalie
- Geppetto (2000) ... Natalie
 1999 Baywatch (TV Series)
Hina
- Mahalo Hawaii (1999) ... Hina
- Aloha Baywatch (1999) ... Hina
 1999 Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke (TV Mini Series) (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in "Les Miserables" as Young Cosette, in the National Touring Company and on Broadway. See more »

Official Sites:

Cameo | DemoReel.com | See more »

Height:

5' 0½" (1.54 m)

Spouse:

Chris Long

Parents:

Mew, Joanne | Parrish, Mark Phillip
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Personal Quote:

Music is my passion, singing, performing. I play piano and musical theater is my background. See more »

Trivia:

Has "IX-VIII-MMXVIII" tattooed on her left arm. These Roman numerals translate to "9-8-2018". September 8, 2018 was the date on which she married Chris Long. See more »

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