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Overview (4)

Born in Detroit, Michigan, USA
Birth NameCaileigh Erin Scott
Nickname Cece
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Caileigh Scott was born in a suburb of Detroit, Michigan, and raised in the Pennsylvania countryside and New York City. The only child of a modern dancer and folk musician, she has been surrounded by the arts, activism, and philanthropy her entire life. Her early artistic pursuits were in music and dance - she played the viola, cello, flute, and oboe; and studied ballet, tap, and jazz. She initially envisioned a career with the New York City Ballet, but at the age of 12 was cast in her first professional stage production, after which she switched her focus to acting. Standing 5'10" tall by the age of 14, Caileigh also began modeling, walking in New York Fashion Week, Los Angeles Fashion Week, and Rock That Fashion for VH1's Save the Music, as well as appearing in numerous print campaigns.

After graduating high school in the top 5% of her class, with several college credit courses completed in her senior year, she attended AMDA, a competitive performing arts college. She has appeared on stage in New York, Los Angeles, regionally, and internationally; on television; and in film. In 2017, Caileigh and childhood friend Jacklyn Collier formed feminist comedy duo Girlcrush Comedy, the production company Theatre Camp Productions, and the youth acting coaching company Theatre Kids Coaching.

Outside of her acting career, Caileigh is a political organizer, philanthropist, and womxn's rights advocate. She was a founding member of Kirsten Gillibrand's Young Leaders Council and is a member of: DNC Young Professionals Leadership Council, Eleanor's Legacy Innovation Council, Habitat for Humanity's Women Build Council, Planned Parenthood of Greater New York's Young Visionaries, Robin Hood Foundation's The Forest Junior Board, UNICEF USA's NextGen Committee, UN Women Metro New York's Young Professionals Committee. She co-chairs the Ms. Foundation's Young Professionals Advisory Committee and the Clinton Foundation's 2030 Leadership Council, serves on the board of directors for Students Disrupting, and is a District Ambassador for the Alzheimer's Association.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: mahalorain

Trade Mark (1)

Two beauty marks between her nose and lips, on both the right and left side

Trivia (22)

Co-founded the charitable organization IBG, along with fellow entertainment professionals Elizabeth De Razzo, Danielle Turchiano, Patricia Steffy, and Karen Mendez. The non-profit raised money for underfunded causes while promoting philanthropy through the arts. It ran from 2008 - 2014.
Scott was quoted in a "USA Today" article in July 2008 regarding her participation in "The X-Files" fandom.
Studied French, German, Latin, and American Sign Language in school. Also knows some Irish Gaelic and Hebrew.
Originally setting her sights on a dance career until the age of 12, Scott studied ballet, tap, and jazz in her youth. She was also very involved in music, playing the viola, cello, flute, oboe, and piano at a young age.
Was discovered by a modeling agency at the age of 14, and has modeled both print and runway on and off ever since.
She is of Irish descent on her father's side and French-German descent on her mother's side.
She is an active and outspoken member of the Democratic Party.
Graduated in the top 5% of her high school class.
Her mother is godmother to Iggy Pop's son, Eric.
Her father was close friends with late actor Dennis Pfister.
She is a descendant of Germany's noble House of Hohenzollern.
Her uncle is cinematographer Peter Herb.
In a relationship with Erik Carabasi from 2010 - 2013, and from 2015 - 2016. The pair collaborated on Altered Reality (2016) and Parts of Disease (2013).
Used to wait tables with Camilla Luddington.
Has an IQ of 140.
She served as a lead volunteer organizer for 18 months on Hillary Clinton's 2016 Presidential campaign, and was a founding member of the Young Leaders Council for Kirsten Gillibrand's 2020 Presidential campaign.
She is a gun crime survivor and publicly advocates and lobbies for sensible gun legislation.
She is a competitive equestrian and archer.
Her longtime family friends and colleagues include musician Johnny J. Blair and late musicians Steve Mitchell (the inspiration for Jim Henson's character, Animal) and Davy Jones.
She is a friend and collaborator of Cristina Cacciotti, daughter of the late Valerie Harper.
Romantically linked to creative collaborator Paulo Netto in 2019-2020.
She publicly advocates for a ban on the cruel and abusive horse racing industry.

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