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Allison Glenn Scagliotti (/ˌskæliˈti/;[2] born September 21, 1990) is an American actress, musician and director, best known for her roles in Drake & Josh, Warehouse 13, and Stitchers.

Allison Scagliotti
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Allison Scagliotti in 2012
Born
Allison Glenn Scagliotti

(1990-09-21) September 21, 1990 (age 29)[1]
Other namesLa Femme Pendu
OccupationActress, Director, Musician
Years active2002–present

Early lifeEdit

Scagliotti was born in Monterey, California. Her great grandparents emigrated to the US from Italy through Ellis Island.[3] She moved with her family to Mandeville, Louisiana at a young age.[4] At age five, she joined her Louisiana school's talent and drama program.[5][1]

When Scagliotti was 11, she was working with an acting coach who encouraged her to try auditioning for pilot season in Los Angeles.[5] She booked a pilot for a sitcom with Chevy Chase which was filmed in New York.[5] Scagliotti moved to Los Angeles for her acting career.[1]

Scagliotti studied film at New York University, though she never finished her degree.[6][7] She is the first cousin of Kevin Pfeffer, the lead singer of Five Minutes to Freedom, and Alex Scagliotti, National Wakeboard Champion.[8]

CareerEdit

Scagliotti has had numerous small television roles during her career including One Tree Hill, CSI, and the Nickelodeon series Zoey 101.[9][10][11][12]

Scagliotti landed her first recurring role as Mindy Crenshaw on Drake & Josh, Josh's rival and later girlfriend.[7][13] She appeared in seven episodes from 2004 to 2008.[12][14] She reprised her role in the spin-off movie, Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh.[15] Her first lead role was as Maddie in the 2005 short film Redemption Maddie.[16]

She appeared as Jayna, the female Wonder Twin, in the episode "Idol" in the ninth season of Smallville in 2009.[17]She helped co-host SyFy's Ghost Hunters Live on Halloween 2010.[18][19]

Scagliotti is best known for her portrayal of the character Claudia Donovan in the Syfy series Warehouse 13.[7] Her character was introduced early in the premiere season in 2009 and she appeared in most of the remaining episodes through 2014 (though credited as a guest star until season two).[14][20] Her character crossed over to Eureka when she guest-starred in the season four episode "Crossing Over".[21]

She appeared in the 2011 indie film Losers Take All, set in the 1980s rock music scene.[22][23]

In December 2012, Scagliotti appeared in the lead role of Michelle, a struggling actress, in Darren Caulley's play Unhealthy that premiered December 4 at HERE Arts Center in New York City.[14][24] She appeared in the three seasons of Freeform's Stitchers as Camille, a main character, from 2015 to 2017.[7][25][26] Scagliotti also appeared in the series The Vampire Diaries as Georgie in a recurring role during the show's eighth and final season in 2016.[25][27]

Other workEdit

In 2014, Scagliotti joined the advisory board of Sci-Fest LA, the first annual Los Angeles Science Fiction One-Act Play Festival, held in May 2014.[28]

From 2015 to 2018, Scagliotti was in a band known as Nice Enough People along with Drake and Josh co-star Jerry Trainor.[26][29][30][31] In 2016, she appeared as a guitar player in the music video "Some Are Girls" for Maxie Dean.[32]

In 2019, Scagliotti released her first solo EP under the pseudonym "La Femme Pendu."

AppearancesEdit

Scagliotti appeared in a 2010 episode of The Nerdist Podcast hosted by Chris Hardwick.[33] She also appeared as a guest star on Geek & Sundry's TableTop in 2013, hosted by Wil Wheaton, [14][34] and as a guest on the show Destination Truth in 2017.[35]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Redemption Maddie Maddie Clifford Short film
2009 Endless Bummer Iris[7]
2009 My Name Is Jerry Trisha
2011 Losers Take All Simone[22]
2013 Chastity Bites Leah
2014 National Lampoon Presents: Surf Party Iris Repackage of Endless Bummer (2009)
2015 Anne Darling Maggie Short film
2016 Pillowcase Pillowcase Short film
2016 A Song for Your Mixtape Blair Short film
2018 Little Gold Star Diane Short film
2018 The Cards The High Priestess Short film; Director, Writer
2018 Truly Outrageous: A Jem Fan Film The Reporter/The Baroness Short film
2019 I Was Wrong N/A Director (Music Video for W. Baer)

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2002 America's Most Terrible Things Molly Potts TV film
2003 Once Around the Park Rose Wingfield TV film
2004 Joint Custody Meg TV film
2004 Grounded for Life Kristen Episodes: "Racketman", "You're So Vain"
2004 Back When We Were Grownups Emmy TV film
2004–2007 Drake & Josh Mindy Crenshaw Recurring role (8 episodes)
2005 Zoey 101 Stacy Episode: "Backpack"[11]
2006 Read It and Weep Sawyer Sullivan TV film[12]
2006 ER Josie Weller Episode: "Heart of the Matter"
2006 One Tree Hill Abby Brown Episode: "With Tired Eyes, Tired Minds, Tired Souls, We Slept"[10]
2007 Episodes: "You Call It Madness, But I Call It Love", "The Runaway Found"
2008 Gemini Division Hera Theophilus Recurring role (4 episodes)
2008 Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh Mindy Crenshaw TV film
2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Jemma Episode: "Deep Fried and Minty Fresh"[9]
2009 Party Down Taylor Stiltskin Episode: "Taylor Stiltskin Sweet Sixteen"
2009 Mental Heather Masters Episode: "House of Mirrors"
2009 Smallville Jayna Episode: "Idol"
2009–2014 Warehouse 13 Claudia Donovan Main role (60 episodes)
2010 Eureka Claudia Donovan Episode: "Crossing Over"[21]
2013 Bones Jill Roberts Episode: "The Maiden in the Mushrooms"
2013 Person of Interest Molly Nelson Episode: "In Extremis"[14]
2013 Switched at Birth Aida Adams Episodes: "The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living", "As the Shadows Deepen"
2015–2017 Stitchers Camille Engelson Main role; 31 episodes
2016 Fresh Off The Boat Raquel Episode: "Rent Day"
2016 The Vampire Diaries Georgina "Georgie" Dowling Recurring role (4 episodes)
2016 Mary + Jane Tasha Episode: "Neighborhood Watch"
2018-2019 Henry Danger N/A Director (5 episodes; "Henry's Frittle Problem", "The Great Cactus Con", "The Whole Bilsky Family", "Love Bytes", "A Tale of Two Pipers")[26]
2018 Take One Thing Off Scout's Inner Voice Web Series; Episode: "Palm Trees"
2018 Spellslingers Herself Web Series

Theater performancesEdit

Play
Year Title Role Notes
2012 Unhealthy Michelle Lead role, HERE Theatre[24]
2014 Jasper in Deadland Gretchen Lead role, Off-Broadway Musical[4][7][36]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Wiebe, Sheldon (14 August 2011). "Warehouse 13's Allison Scagliotti on Playing a Video Game from the Inside!". Eclipse Magazine. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ Ambudkar, Utkarsh & Scagliotti, Allison (2016-07-06). Let's Talk About Me, Baby—EP 21: Allison Scagliotti aka "Sing Along" [Interview, Performance]. HeadGum.com. Retrieved 2019-02-14.
  3. ^ Amatulli, Jenna (2017-01-29). "Americans Are Using #WeTooAreAmerica To Share Their Immigration Stories". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  4. ^ a b Gioia, Michael (1 April 2014). "Matt Doyle and Allison Scagliotti Bring Life to the Afterlife in Off-Broadway's Jasper in Deadland". Playbill. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  5. ^ a b c Hertzog, Scott; McLoughlin, Miles & Scagliotti, Allison (2011-10-29). SciFi Diner Classics Episode 6: Scifi Diner interviews Allison Scagliotti From Warehouse 13. YouTube.com. Event occurs at 08:15. Retrieved 2019-02-14.
  6. ^ Shen, Maxine (20 October 2010). "Finishing school". New York Post. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  7. ^ a b c d e f Kravitz, Kayley (2015-08-10). "Student Stories: Allison Scagliotti". Berklee Online Take Note. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  8. ^ "Allison Scagliotti". TV Guide. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  9. ^ a b ""CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" Deep Fried and Minty Fresh (TV Episode 2009)", IMDb, retrieved 2019-03-10
  10. ^ a b "Exclusive: Allison Scagliotti Recalls One Tree Hill's School Shooting". TeenDramaWhore. 2009-08-02. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  11. ^ a b Grant, Stacey (29 October 2015). "12 Celeb Guest Stars You Completely Forgot Were On 'Zoey 101'". MTV News. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  12. ^ a b c "Allison Scagliotti – More Than Words". Starry Constellation Magazine. 2014-02-07. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  13. ^ Bell, Crystal (13 October 2015). "We Asked Josh And Mindy From 'Drake And Josh' If They're Still Together". MTV News. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  14. ^ a b c d e Kennedy, Ed (25 April 2013). "Allison Scagliotti On "Warehouse 13," "Drake & Josh" and More". NewNowNext. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  15. ^ Kennedy, Ed & Scagliotti, Allison (2013-04-25). "Allison Scagliotti On "Warehouse 13," "Drake & Josh" and her lesbian BFF [Interview]". AfterEllen.com. Archived from the original on 2013-06-03. Retrieved 2019-02-14. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  16. ^ Interface, Saxotech (2007-10-14). "BendFilm Festival prizes awarded". The Bulletin. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  17. ^ "Smallville Spoilers". KryptonSite. 2013. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  18. ^ SyFy & Scagliotti, Allison (2013-04-27). Warehouse 13's Allison Scagliotti - Interview Clip. SciFiAndTvTalk.typepad.com. Retrieved 2019-02-14.
  19. ^ Rothing, Hilary & Scagliotti, Allison (2009-07-31). "Warehouse 13—Interview Allison Scagliotti on Syfy's first original show since the re-branding". UGO.com. Archived from the original on 2010-08-01. Retrieved 2019-02-14.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  20. ^ Castro, Adam-Troy (2012-12-14). "Allison Scagliotti cast in Warehouse 13". SYFY WIRE. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  21. ^ a b Rudolph, Ileane (2010-08-03). "When Syfy Worlds Collide: Warehouse 13 and Eureka Crossover". TV Guide. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  22. ^ a b "Losers Take All Begins Production". MovieWeb. 2010-08-19. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  23. ^ White, Dylan (2011-11-01). "Indie Memphis presents Losers Take All and more at Film Festival". The Vinyl District. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  24. ^ a b BWW News Desk. "Syfy's Allison Scagliotti Joins UNHEALTHY Workshop at HERE Arts Center, 12/4-9". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  25. ^ a b Agard, Chancellor (20 July 2016). "'The Vampire Diaries' taps 'Warehouse 13' alum Allison Scagliotti for recurring role". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  26. ^ a b c "Where's The 'Drake & Josh' Cast Now? 2018 Update". International Business Times. 2018-12-05. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  27. ^ Ruthie (20 July 2016). "Vampire Diaries Casting: Allison Scagliotti Joins TVD as Georgie". Vampire Diaries Online. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  28. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-01. Retrieved 2014-01-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  29. ^ Ralph, Caitlin (2016-04-12). "Drake & Josh secondary characters start band, 90s kids rejoice". Alternative Press. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  30. ^ Grant, Stacey (12 April 2016). "Crazy Steve And Mindy From Drake & Josh Started A Band With A Very Appropriate Name". MTV News. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  31. ^ Zuber, Andrew (2016-06-28). "A Nice Enough Tale About Nice Enough People". TalkNerdyWithUs. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  32. ^ Maxie Dean - Some Are Girls on YouTube
  33. ^ The Nerdist Podcast (2010-07-16), The Nerdist Podcast Number 27: Allison Scagliotti, retrieved 2019-03-10
  34. ^ Geek & Sundry (2013-04-18), "The Resistance: Felicia Day, Allison Scagliotti, Ashley Clements, and Amy Okuda on TableTop SE2E02", YouTube, retrieved 2019-03-10
  35. ^ Carlbert, Michelle (2011-03-08). "Allison Scagliotti Joins DESTINATION TRUTH For First-Ever Live Investigation". TV Equals. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  36. ^ "Photo Flash: First Look at Matt Doyle, Allison Scagliotti & More in Prospect Theater's JASPER IN DEADLAND". Broadway World. 27 March 2014. Retrieved 2019-03-10.

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