Peyton Kennedy – Details From Parents And Siblings To Height of The Actress
You might be familiar with Dr. O's character in Odd Squad, a Canadian/American child's live-action educational television series. Well, the girl, who gave justice to the role, is non-other than the actress Peyton Kennedy.
Toronto born Peyton, with sheer talent and dedication towards the craft and support from her loving family, was able to win multiple accolades before the age of ten. And while just in the early teenage, she has been able to garner a huge fan base, who wants to get updated with everything there is to know about the talented actress. The talented actress has 150 k followers on Instagram and 17K plus followers on Twitter.
Odd Squad Success, Everything Sucks
Peyton Kennedy was born to her parents on January 4, 2004, in Toronto, Canada. The 14-year actress, who stands at 5'8" height, has done wonders in the acting industry, as she is a renowned actress known for her role in Odd Squad, which helped her bag multiple awards.
In 2015, she won in the categories of 'Best Actress in a TV Comedy or Action Recurring Role' and 'Best Young Ensemble in a TV Series.' Also, the role of the eccentric doctor, Dr. O, awarded her with 'The Young Artist Award' for 'Best Performance in a TV Series – Recurring Young Actress 10 and Under.'
A glimpse at Peyton's character Dr. O, in Odd Squad (Published on Mar 20, 2015)
Her latest work includes Netflix's new show named Everything Sucks which dropped in February 2018. The show covers the sensitive issue like handling high-school, bullying, dating and sexuality.
Peyton Kennedy shares a picture of her Everything Sucks cast members, including Sydney Sweeney 'Emaline Addario,' on Instagram (Photo: Instagram)
The viewers are going gaga over the plot and acting portrayed by uber talented Peyton who portrays the role of high school sophomore Kate who is having difficulty coming to terms with her sexuality. Even at such a young age, she has garnered immense success and she has a strong opinion regarding sexuality.
Despite being a busy actress, Peyton doesn't miss out on thanking her family, friends, and fans for the love and support she gets:
Also, apart from work, Peyton loves spending time with her family that includes her parents and her brother.
Furthermore, though the identity of her parents and siblings is kept under wraps, Peyton shared a snap of her hugging her father to wish him on the father's day back in 2016.
Her mother is also fond of movies and the two enjoys watching the movie together every now and then. The mother-daughter duo indulged themselves in movies together on the occasion of Mother's day.
Additionally, Peyton, who is active in the entertainment industry since 2012, has a handful acting credits to her name both in movies and television series.She has an association with film projects like American Fable, Pond Life, What The Night Can Do, Odd Squad: The Movie and few others. Moreover, having worked on multiple projects, she must have garnered a decent amount of net worth which is kept private by the actress.
Furthermore, did you know, the Canadian actress, Peyton interest in acting ignited while reading the Harry Potter books and watching the movies just at the age of six.In an interview, the uber-talented 14-year-old revealed her first notion of becoming an actor:
What made me interested in becoming an actor was when I was six, I was reading the Harry Potter series at the same time as I was watching the Harry Potter movies, and I had an epiphany. I realized that actors get to take the words on a page and turn them into a magical movie that viewers can watch and enjoy! I was 8 when I booked my first role.
The California native shared a picture of herself with a little story of her becoming an actor in her Twitter.Later, Doug Patterson, the talent agent spotted her talent and somehow because of him she is where she is now.
According to her Linkedin, she is signed by Paradigm Talent Agent. Also, apart from acting, Everything Sucks star Kennedy loves swimming, painting, reading, soccer, baseball, building robots, and writing stories. Apart from acting she also mentioned about working with charities that are close to her heart and study marine life.
Everything Sucks Controversy
In an interview with Tv Guide, the Canadian Model and Talent Show attendee pitched her thoughts about her character coming out process on the show. She said,
"I think her coming-out story is a beautiful story, and it was a beautiful story that I was able to tell. And I think that [way] because so many people are able to relate to it and it's still something that's going on now. And there's still more acceptance that we can accomplish, it was really important for me to be able to tell that story."
While the teen actress called for the acceptance of the causes of the LGBT community, many fans thought that the on-screen kissing scene between Kate (Peyton) and her co-star Emaline (Sydney Sweeney) who are both minor in age. People had mixed reactions and reviews on that matter.
It indeed is her acting skills and avidity that she possesses for her profession, which has awarded her the success, she has earned at this very young age. However, the credit to her achievement also should be given to her parents who have supported their daughter to pursue her dreams.