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Jada Mae Facer (born March 18, 2001) is an American actress and singer. She played the recurring role of Joe's daughter, Dani, on the sitcom Melissa & Joey from 2014 to 2015.

Jada Facer
Born (2001-03-18) March 18, 2001 (age 18)
St George, Utah, United States
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActress
Years active2011–present
Known forMelissa & Joey

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Life and careerEdit

Facer was born in St. George, Utah, where she first became interested in acting after failing to be cast in a local production of Annie and subsequently trying out for a New York City production.[1] The family later moved to Los Angeles, where she signed with an agency.[1]

Her first major role was in the TV movie Love's Christmas Journey in 2011,[1] in which she played the role of Annabelle.[2] For this role, she won the Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actress in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special.

She was also nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress Ten and Under in a Short Film for her performance in the 2012 short film Nina Del Tango.

From 2014 to 2016, Facer played Joe's daughter, Dani, on the ABC Family sitcom Melissa & Joey.[3]

She has appeared on a number of other TV shows including ABC's Mistresses, CBS's Bad Teacher,[1] and Nickelodeon's Henry Danger.

Facer is also a singer-songwriter, saying in 2015 that she was inspired by Taylor Swift.[4]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Love's Christmas Journey Annabelle Davis TV movie
2012 Y: The Last Man Rising Alice Short
2013 Beauty and the Least: The Misadventures of Ben Banks Mormon Girl uncredited
2012 One Bad Thing Katie Short
2012 Niña del Tango Lucy Bird Short

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Mistresses Peyton Episode: "Open House"
2014–2015 Melissa & Joey Dani Recurring role (seasons 3–4), 10 episodes
2015 Henry Danger Courtney Sham Episode: "Jasper's Real Girlfriend"
2016 The Thundermans Candi Falconman Episode: "Thundermans: Banished!"
2017 The Mick Olivia Episode: "The Sleepover"

Personal lifeEdit

Her older brother is Kyson Facer from Nickelodeon's I Am Frankie.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Lisa Larson. "Local girl lands television role". The Spectrum (St. George, Utah). July 12, 2014.
  2. ^ "'All My Children' Actress to Star in Hallmark Mini 'Love's Christmas Journey'". The Hollywood Reporter. August 10, 2011.
  3. ^ "'Melissa & Joey' Cancelled: ABC Cancels Show After 4 Seasons". The Christian Times. February 16, 2015.
  4. ^ Art Eddy. "Jada Facer Talks 'Melissa & Joey,' Acting & More". Life of Dad. February 16, 2015. (interview).

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