Actress and model, Ava Allan was born on March 1, 2000 in Los Angeles, California. While taking family photos, the photographer had recommended Ava to sign with her manager, who led her to her commercial and modeling agencies. At the age of 6, Ava booked her first job in a Disney catalog. Two years later, she had her acting debut when she booked a TV role as “Birthday Party Girl” on TNT’s Leverage. From there on, she booked several commercials such as Doritos, La La Loopsy, Angry Birds, and SeaWorld. She starred in short films including Billie Speare and Susan’s Remembrance; and guest starred in TV shows such as Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, True Jackson, VP, and The Middle. Additionally, she has modeled for brands such as Forever 21, Justice, Kohls, Target, Tillys, and Reebok.
In 2014, Ava booked the role of Paula Santilli in the feature adaption of Love Is All You Need?, directed by Kim “Rocco” Shields, starring Briana Evigan, Tyler Blackburn, Ana Ortiz, Emily Osment, and more. The film premiered at CINEQUEST Film Festival in 2016 and won various awards. In August 2016, it was announced that Ava would be joining the cast of Freeform’s Pretty Little Liars as Addison Derringer, an “Alison 2.0”, for the show’s final season. Although her character received hate from fans, Ava’s performance was highly praised.Besides from Ava’s career as an actress and model, Ava still lives in Los Angeles with her two parents, her dog, Mr. Jace, her cat, Mr. Jinx, and her older sister, Alexi Blue, who is a singer and songwriter. Ava currently has a popular lifestyle channel on YouTube, which she made to connect with her fans. In her free time, she enjoys shopping, skateboarding, watching movies, and going to the beach. To learn more about Ava, visit our Fun Facts page. –Written by Always Ava staff. Please do not repost without permission.