Alissa Skovbye Biography

Alissa Skovbye is a Canadian actress who is widely recognized for her appearance in the ABC TV show, Once Upon A Time.

Date of birth

She was born on May 16, 2002.

Family

Not much is known about her family except that she has an older sister named Tiera who is also a model and actress.

Education

Details regarding her education are not yet available.

Love life

Her love life is not yet publicly known.

Net worth

Not yet established.

 

Career

Ali began her acting career at only four years old after being scouted for a national car commercial. She went directly into film and television the following year, booking a supporting lead role in the feature film “Personal Effects” starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Academy Award winning actress Kathy Bates.

A string of guest starring roles in television series followed, including Supernatural(CW), Fringe(FOX), Smallville (CW), Motive (CTV), as well as booking recurring roles on Once Upon a Time (ABC), Falling Skies (TNT), The Man in the High Castle (Amazon), You, Me, Her (Audience), and When Calls the Heart (Hallmark).

She was just 11 years old when she booked her first lead in the movie, “One Christmas Eve” for Hallmark Hall of Fame. The film was directed by Jay Russell and starred Anne Heche, who mentored her throughout the six week shoot. Ali was subsequently nominated for a Young Artist Award for her work in the film.

Ali followed this by booking another lead role in the Hallmark movie Campfire Kiss opposite Danica McKellar. She won a Joey award for best leading actress for her portrayal of Lacey Reynolds.

Ali’s first starring role was in the independent film “The Corruption of Divine Providence”. The film centered on a sixteen year old girl, Jeanne Seraphin (played by Skovbye) who is kidnapped from a small French Canadian town after being the subject of an alleged miracle, and different religious factions vie for control over her upon her eventual return.

 Ali next flew to Ottawa to film the lead role of Abigail Jones in the Lifetime movie Blind at 17 . While in Ottawa she booked the role of Emma in the Fox Feature Breakthrough opposite Chrissy Metz. 

 

In July of 2019 Ali landed the series regular role of Tully Hart in the highly anticipated Netflix series called Firefly Lane. Firefly Lane is an adaptation of the novel from prolific author Kristin Hannah ,and follows the story of Kate and Tully’s enduring friendship from their teen years through their 40’s. Skovbye plays teenage Tully in the 1970’s, a smart, gorgeous, effortlessly cool wild child who just moved to Firefly Lane with her wacky hippie mom. She’s exciting to be around, enviably glam and instantly popular with both boys and girls. But her one true friend is her geeky neighbour Kate. Firefly Lane premiered on February 3, 2021.

Alissa Skovbye
First Name Alissa
Surname Skovbye
Born 16th May, 2002
Home City Vancouver, Canada
Current City

 

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