Michela Luci (born May 19, 2006) is a Canadian child actress, hailing from Ancaster, Ontario, most noted as the leading role of Dino Dana. She won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children's, Family Viewing or Special Class Program at the 46th Daytime Emmy Awards, and is a two-time Canadian Screen Award nominee for Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series at the 6th Canadian Screen Awards in 2018 and the 7th Canadian Screen Awards in 2019.
|Born||May 19, 2006|
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Life and careerEdit
2006 - 2014: Early life and career beginningsEdit
Michela Luci was born in Ancaster, Ontario to mother Lucy Fricano. She first gained recognition as a judge on YTV’s Cook’d and went on to book the reoccurring role of ‘Agent Orchid’ on the Emmy award-winning TVOKids and PBS Kids hit series, Odd Squad.
2016 - 2019: Odd Squad: The Movie, GFORCE and voice actingEdit
In 2016, Luci appears in Odd Squad: The Movie as her reoccurring character, Agent Orchid. This marks her first theatrical appearance.
During this year she also forms the all-girl group GFORCE with a group of friends from the Greater Toronto Area. GFORCE goes on to appear on season 13 of America's Got Talent’s Judge Cuts and are eliminated in the Quarterfinals.
2019 - Present: Endlings and Dino Dana The MovieEdit
- Debra Downey, "Ancaster’s Michela Luci stars in new kids’ show Dino Dana". Hamilton News, January 6, 2017.
- Connie Thiessen, "Odd Squad among Canadian kids shows recognized at Daytime Emmys". Broadcast Dialogue, May 6, 2019.
- Greg David, "Cardinal, Letterkenny and Kim’s Convenience top 2018 Canadian Screen Award nominees". TV, eh?, January 16, 2018.
- Brent Furdyk, "The Winners: Canadian Screen Awards Presented For Creative Fiction Storytelling". ET Canada, March 27, 2019.
- "Tween Girl Group GFORCE Brings the Energy to 'America's Got Talent': Watch Their Audition". Billboard. Retrieved 2020-02-10.
- "Sinking Ship roars into Dino Dana movie". Retrieved 2020-03-23.
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