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Aisha Dee (born 13 September 1993) is an Australian actress and singer. She is best known for her main roles as Desi Biggins on the children's television series The Saddle Club (2008–09) and Kat Edison on the Freeform comedy-drama television series The Bold Type (2017–present).

Aisha Dee
Born (1993-09-13) 13 September 1993 (age 25)
Gold Coast, Australia
OccupationActress, singer
Years active2008–present

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Early lifeEdit

Dee was born on 13 September 1993 on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Dee comes from an interracial family.[1]

CareerEdit

In 2008, Dee had her first major television role as Desi Biggins on the Australian-Canadian children's series The Saddle Club. In 2010, Dee was a reoccurring character in the Australian-British show ‘’Dead Gorgeous’’ as Christine. From 2011 to 2013, she starred as Mackenzie Miller in the Fox sitcom I Hate My Teenage Daughter. She also co-starred as Elizabeth "Beth" Kingston on the ABC Family drama series Chasing Life, from 2014 to 2015.

Dee starred as Jules Koja in the Syfy horror anthology series Channel Zero: No-End House, which aired in 2017. On 22 August 2016, it was announced that Dee was cast as Kat Edison in the Freeform comedy-drama series The Bold Type, which premiered on 20 June 2017.[2][3] On 4 October 2017, Freeform renewed the series for two additional seasons of 10 episodes each. The second season premiered on 12 June 2018[4] and ended on 7 August 2018.[5]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2015 TheCavKid Maura Short film

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2008–09 The Saddle Club Desiree "Desi" Biggins Recurring role; 24 episodes
2009 Skyrunners Katherine "Katie" Wallace Television film
2010 Dead Gorgeous Christine Main role; 13 episodes
2011–13 I Hate My Teenage Daughter Mackenzie Series Regular; 13 episodes
2011 Terra Nova Tasha Guest role; 2 episodes
2014–15 Chasing Life Elizabeth "Beth" Kingston Main role; 34 episodes
2015 Baby Daddy Olivia Episode: "House of Cards"
2015 Comedy Bang! Bang! Teen Friend Episode: "Thomas Middleditch Wears an Enigmatic Sweatshirt and Sweatpants and Pockets"
2016–17 Sweet/Vicious Kennedy Main role; 10 episodes
2017–present The Bold Type Kat Edison Main role; 30 episodes
2017 Channel Zero: No-End House Jules Koja Main role; 6 episodes

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result
2017 Teen Choice Awards Choice Summer TV Star The Bold Type Nominated
2018 Nominated

DiscographyEdit

The Saddle Club discographyEdit

Albums
  • Best Friends (2009)
  • Grand Gallop – Meilleures Amies (2009) – Released in France only
Singles
  • "These Girls" (2009)

Dee Dee & the BeaglesEdit

Albums
  • Dee Dee & the Beagles EP (2015)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Aisha Dee: I Hate My Teenage Daughter's Mixed Chick
  2. ^ Picurro, Allison. "Who Plays Jane On 'The Bold Type'? Katie Stevens Is No Stranger To The Small Screen". Romper. Retrieved 6 August 2017.
  3. ^ Petski, Denise (22 August 2016). "Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee & Meghann Fahy Cast As Leads In Freeform Pilot 'Issues'". Deadline. Retrieved 6 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Exclusive: First Look at The Bold Type Season 2 Is Here!". E! Online. 23 April 2018. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  5. ^ "What's on TV Tuesday: 'Carter' and 'The Bold Type'". Retrieved 9 August 2018.

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