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Madisyn Shipman (born November 20, 2002[1]) is an American actress. She is known for playing Kenzie Bell in the Nickelodeon sitcom Game Shakers.

Madisyn Shipman
Born (2002-11-20) November 20, 2002 (age 16)
OccupationActress
Years active2009–present

Life and careerEdit

Shipman was born in Kings Mountain, North Carolina.[1] She is the eldest of four children, and her parents are Jen and Tracey Shipman.[2] When Shipman was five, she began working with a talent agency[3] that helped her land 3 different roles on Saturday Night Live, as well as roles on Sesame Street and on stage. She appeared in the play Enron on Broadway in 2010.[2][4][5]

In 2015, she was cast in the lead role as Kenzie Bell, a girl who is one of the co-founders of the titular game company, in the Nickelodeon television series Game Shakers which is produced by Dan Schneider.[6][7]

Shipman has also been writing songs and playing guitar since she was 8.[8]

FilmographyEdit

Television and film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2009–2011 Saturday Night Live Various 3 episodes
2010 Sesame Street Madisyn 1 episode
2012 Modern Love Maddie Television movie
2015–2019 Game Shakers Kenzie Main role
2015–2017 Whisker Haven Blossom Voice role; 5 episodes
2015 The Peanuts Movie Violet Film; voice role[9][10]
2016 Ordinary World Salome Film
2017 Henry Danger Kenzie Crossover special: "Danger Games"
2019 Red Ruby Flora Web series; main role[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Madisyn Shipman". Hollywood.com. Retrieved 2016-05-23.
  2. ^ a b Makin, Cheryl (January 24, 2017). "Edison Students Hang with Madisyn Shipman." The Central New Jersey Home News, pp. 1A–7A.
  3. ^ "Featured Grad: Madisyn Shipman". Actors, Models & Talent for Christ (AMTC). Archived from the original on 2015-11-13. Retrieved 2016-05-23.
  4. ^ Rachek Lee Harris (February 21, 2010). "In the Wings". The New York Times. Retrieved 2016-04-14.
  5. ^ Marilyn Stasio (April 28, 2010). "Review: 'Enron'". Variety. Retrieved 2016-04-14.
  6. ^ Elizabeth Wagmeister (July 7, 2015). "'Kenan & Kel' Alum Kel Mitchell to Return to Nickelodeon With New Sitcom 'Game Shakers'". Variety. Retrieved 2016-04-13. ...new live-action sitcom "Game Shakers," which follows two 12-year-old girls (Cree Cicchino and Madisyn Shipman) who start a multimillion-dollar gaming company...
  7. ^ Dan Snierson (July 7, 2015). "Kel Mitchell returns to Nickelodeon to star in Game Shakers". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2016-04-14. Created by Dan Schneider (iCarly, Victorious), the show centers on a pair of 7th grade girls, Babe (Cree Cicchino) and Kenzie (Madisyn Shipman), who after creating a wildly successful mobile gaming app called Sky Whale start a company in Brooklyn called Game Shakers...
  8. ^ "Madisyn Shipman". Dan Schneider.
  9. ^ Peter Debruge (November 2, 2015). "Film Review: 'The Peanuts Movie'". Variety. Retrieved 2016-04-14.
  10. ^ Annie Howard (September 28, 2015). "'The Peanuts Movie' Trailer #2". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2016-04-14.
  11. ^ "Madisyn Shipman: Flora's 5 Ways To Make Every Day Earth Day". Brat.

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