Peyton List plays 14-year old Emma Ross, a bubbly teenager eager to reorder the world as she sees fit. She is the only biological child to a high-profile celebrity couple, in the Disney Channel comedy series "Jessie."
Most recently List starred in summer 2012’s "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days." Additional feature film credits include "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules," Disney’s "The Sorcerer’s Apprentice," opposite Nicolas Cage, "Remember Me," opposite Robert Pattinson and Chris Cooper, and "27 Dresses," with Katherine Heigl. She also starred opposite her twin brother, Spencer List, in the indie thriller "Bereavement."
Small screen credits include Lifetime’s original movie "Secrets in the Walls," as well as guest starring roles on "Gossip Girl," "Saturday Night Live" "Law & Order: SVU" and "Cashmere Mafia."
Born April 6, 1998, List enjoys seeing Broadway shows, reading, dancing and directing home movies with her friends. A StarPower Ambassador for Starlight Children’s Foundation, she volunteers her time with Girls on the Run of Los Angeles County, a positive youth development program that teaches life skills through fun, interactive lessons and running games.
List splits her time between Los Angeles and New York, and in addition to her twin has a younger brother, as well as a dog her family rescued, a Shih Tzu named Windsor.