Michela Luci

Michela Luci (born May 19, 2006) is a Canadian child actress, hailing from Ancaster, Ontario, most noted as the leading role of Dino Dana.[1] 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,[2] 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[3] and the 7th Canadian Screen Awards in 2019.[4]

Michela Luci
Born (2006-05-19) May 19, 2006 (age 13)
OccupationActress
Years active2014-present

In 2020, she has a main role in the science fiction series Endlings, which premiered in January 2020 on CBC Television in Canada and Hulu in America.

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.[5]

She then takes on a voice acting role of Princess Flug in TVO Kids and Nick Jr.‘s Abby Hatcher.

2019 - Present: Endlings and Dino Dana The MovieEdit

In 2019 Luci is casted as Tabby on Hulu original Endlings. She also stars in Dino Dana The Movie which was slated to release in Spring 2020 but was pushed back due to the COVID-19 outbreak.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Debra Downey, "Ancaster’s Michela Luci stars in new kids’ show Dino Dana". Hamilton News, January 6, 2017.
  2. ^ Connie Thiessen, "Odd Squad among Canadian kids shows recognized at Daytime Emmys". Broadcast Dialogue, May 6, 2019.
  3. ^ Greg David, "Cardinal, Letterkenny and Kim’s Convenience top 2018 Canadian Screen Award nominees". TV, eh?, January 16, 2018.
  4. ^ Brent Furdyk, "The Winners: Canadian Screen Awards Presented For Creative Fiction Storytelling". ET Canada, March 27, 2019.
  5. ^ "Tween Girl Group GFORCE Brings the Energy to 'America's Got Talent': Watch Their Audition". Billboard. Retrieved 2020-02-10.
  6. ^ "Sinking Ship roars into Dino Dana movie". Retrieved 2020-03-23.

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