Monday, October 18, 2010

Mandy Musgrave b.f.s

Mandy Musgrave born September 19, 1986 is an American actress. She starred as Ashley Davies on the television series South of Nowhere, as well as portraying the part of Misty in the web series Girltrash! with South of Nowhere co-stars Gabrielle Christian and Maeve Quinlan.
* 1 Early life
* 2 Career
* 3 Personal life
* 4 Awards and nominations
* 5 Filmography
o 5.1 Television
o 5.2 Other work
* 6 References
* 7 External links
Early life
Musgrave was born in Orlando, Florida, and began acting at the age of 6. Originally uninterested in becoming an actress, the change came in high school when acting became her passion. She performed roles in Anything Goes and The Miracle Worker.
Musgrave’s grandmother is actress Rita Ray. Following in Ray's footsteps, Musgrave moved from Orlando to Hollywood after completing high school in 2004.
Musgrave soon acquired attention from casting directors and talent agencies after her arrival in Hollywood. Within a year, she appeared in the television show CSI. Her big break came when she landed the role of Chelsea Benson on the daytime drama Days of our Lives, appearing on the series from 2004 to 2005. In addition, Musgrave appeared on The King of Queens in 2005. Later that year, she debuted on South of Nowhere as Ashley Davies. Since portraying the character, the character has become "an icon among teenagers across America". The role "catapulted [Musgrave] to another level of fame among teenagers and young adults".Musgrave also co-starred with Gabrielle Christian and Jordana Brewster in Girltrash! (2007). She was cast in a webseries entitled Dan's Detour of Life, a comedy written by the producers of That '70s Show. Musgrave co-stared with Gabrielle Carteris; she portraying Jessie Ford, a 15-year-old high school student dealing with her parents' abrupt divorce. Musgrave was cast in a guest role, on the television series 90210, she appeared in three episodes as Alexa Gia's ex-girlfriend with whom Gia cheats on her current girlfriend at the time with.
Personal life
Musgrave has two sisters (one twin sister Jamie and one older sister Bree), and enjoys playing volleyball, water polo and kickball. In her spare time, Musgrave spends time with South of Nowhere co-stars Gabrielle Christian, Maeve Quinlan, and Matt Cohen to whom she is engaged. Musgrave is a frequent runner, sings karaoke, writes her own poetry and paints collages.
In 2008 Musgrave unveiled her plans to start an artwork website in which her fans could purchase her paintings. Her various pieces ranged from $500 to $2,500, and she stated that she would be accepting requests for custom paintings based on the customer's preference. Samples of her artwork were displayed on her official fan site, and they include paintings of her and costar Matt Cohen, as well as portraits of her father and twin sister. She has since discontinued her fan site from which she was selling her artwork.
Awards and nominations
Year Award Category Result
2007 1st Annual Wave Awards, Academy of Wireless Arts, Video and Entertainment Favorite Mobile Dramatic Artist, "South of Nowhere" Won
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Pope Dreams Virginia Venable Independent film
2009 16 To Life Darby
2010 Girltrash!: All Night Long Misty Monroe In Post production
[edit] Television
Year Title Role Notes
2004–2005 Days of our Lives Chelsea Benson (Brady) (#1) Recurring role
2005 The King of Queens Suzie Guest
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Jackie Ryan Guest
2005–2008 South of Nowhere Ashley Davies Starring role
2009 Rockville, CA Jackie Guest
Eli Stone Tessa Guest
2010 90210 Alexa Guest
The Middle Kate Guest
[edit] Other work
Year Title Role Notes
2006 "Ladylike" Girl Music Video
2007 Girltrash! Misty Monroe Web series
2008 3Way Trouble Web series
2008–2009 Dan's Detour of Life Jessie Ford Web series
2010 Cowgirl Up Dakota Web Series
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