Shake It Up
Bella Thorne stars as the fashionable, adventurous, aspiring dancer CeCe Jones, one half of the comedic duo of young dancers trying to dance her way to stardom, in the new Disney Channel series "Shake It Up."
A three-time nominee and 2009 winner of a Young Artists Award, Thorne had a recurring role on HBO's hit drama "Big Love" playing Bill Paxton’s free-spirited daughter Tancy (Teenie) Henrickson. Her other television credits include the role of Christian Slater's daughter on NBC's "My Own Worst Enemy," Billy Baldwin's daughter on ABC's "Dirty Sexy Money" and Cheryl Hines' daughter on "In The Motherhood." She guest-starred on Disney Channel's Emmy-winning comedy series "Wizards of Waverly Place," "Entourage," "Little Monk," "October Road" and "The O.C."
On the big screen, Thorne starred in the psychological thriller "Forget Me Not" and in the yet to be released coming-of-age story "Raspberry Magic."
She is also the voice of one of the young Ant Kids in "Ant Bully," the video game based on the box-office hit "The Ant Bully."
Thorne has appeared in more than 60 commercials worldwide and was the youngest ever spokesperson for Texas Instruments. She was also featured in hundreds of national and international print advertising campaigns and editorial fashion spreads.
Born October 8, 1997 in Pembroke Pines, Florida, Thorne is the youngest of four siblings, who are all actors. Thorne is an avid supporter of The Nomad Organization which provides education, food and medical supplies to children in Africa; the Humane Society and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Her interests include dancing, playing soccer, spending time with her family and playing with her two dogs (Cocker Spaniel and wolf-hybrid), six cats and a turtle.