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Taylor Dooley


She played Lavagirl within the family adventure film The Travels of Sharkboy and Lavagirl. She had taken performing classes at Phoenix Theater’s Functionality Troupe, where she arrived small assignments in advertisements. She had a little role over the medical play Home, which starred Hugh Laurie. She’s a younger sibling called Drew. She wedded Justin Cassotta as well as the few welcomed a kid named Jack port in November 2016. She became good friends with celebrity Annasophia Robb.

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Full Name Taylor Dooley
Date Of Birth February 26, 1993
Place Of Birth Grosse Pointe, MI
Height 1.6 m
Profession Movie Actress
Nationality American
Siblings Drew Dooley
Movies The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D, Monster Night, Mark of Love, Apology
TV Shows Rick & Steve: The Happiest Gay Couple in All the World
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1Gave birth to her 1st child at age 23, a son named Jack Alexander Cassotta on November 23, 2016. Child's father is her husband, Justin Cassotta.
2(May 14, 2016) Married her longtime boyfriend, Justin Cassotta, following a 2-year-long engagement. Ryan Newman and Sasha Pieterse attended the wedding.
3On location in Austin, Texas, filming The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D (2005). [December 2004]
4Father's name is John and mother's name is Debbie.
5Named after Taylor Dayne.
6Met her friend, AnnaSophia Robb, at a private Gemz concert.
7Had to dye her hair pink for the role of Lavagirl.
8Heroes (2006), The Office (2005) and Entourage (2004) are her favorite TV Shows. She also loves Grey's Anatomy (2005), The O.C. (2003) and American Idol (2002).
9Likes to listen to all kinds of music except country.
10Her favorite movies are, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), East of Eden (1955), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), The Notebook (2004), Walk the Line (2005), and High School Musical (2006), among others.
11Her favorite actresses are Natalie Portman and Charlize Theron, and her favorite actors are Johnny Depp and Leonardo DiCaprio.
12She looks up to Angelina Jolie for all the amazing charity work she does.
13Moved from Arizona with her family.
14Enjoys horse-riding.
15Has Belgian, German and English on her mom's side and Irish, German, English, and Sioux Indian on her Dad's side.
16Started making a movie with the other children on the set of The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D (2005)).
17Is real-life friends with Cayden Boyd and Taylor Lautner.
18Has a younger brother named Drew (born 1994).
19Originally took drama classes before she started acting.
20Friends with AnnaSophia Robb, Ryan Newman and Sasha Pieterse.
21Lost a second role to AnnaSophia Robb - the part of "Liza" in Drake & Josh (2004).
22Appeared in an article in the "Discovery Girls" magazine.
23Tried out for the role of "Samantha Parkington" in An American Girl Holiday (2004) but lost to her friend, AnnaSophia Robb.



Grimmerson Manor2017announcedRachael Bowers
Hell Mountain2016Eden
The Alyson Stoner Project2009VideoVIP Guest
House M.D.2008TV SeriesRachelle
Monster Night2006VideoDana Ackerman
Apology2006ShortJudy at age 11
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D2005Lavagirl



U-Pick Live2005TV SeriesHerself

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YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young ActressThe Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D (2005)

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