Genevieve Hannelius

Genevieve Hannelius Biography:

Genevieve Hannelius

Date of Birth: December 22, 1998

Genevieve Hannelius rose to stardom at a young age with recurring roles on the Disney Channel series Sonny With a Chance (2009 to 2010) and Good Luck Charlie (2010 to 2011) before landing a starring role as Avery Jennings on her own series, Dog with a Blog (2012 to 2015).

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Genevieve was raised in Maine, where she discovered a love of acting after she participated in school plays. She also starred the title role of the play Madeline's Rescue at age seven at the Children’s Theater of Maine.

In 2009, when she was 10 years old, she and her mother decided to move to Los Angeles for a period of three months to see if Genevieve could land any roles on camera. Genevieve, who was a dead ringer for a young Natalie Wood, was immediately hired for a guest role on Hannah Montana, as well as recurring roles on episodes of four television series: Surviving Suburbia, Rita Rocks, Leo Little's Big Show and the aforementioned Sonny With a Chance. She later talked to Tribute in 2013 about being cast on Hannah Montana: "I was just excited to get on the show. I didn’t care what my role was, I just wanted to meet Miley Cyrus and be on the show."

Credited as G. Hannelius (G has been her nickname from birth), she continued to work on television when the series concluded, with a recurring role in 2017 on the Netflix crime satire series, American Vandal

By 2019, she began using her full name, appearing on the Eko series Timeline and the upcoming high school comedy Sid is Dead (2020).

Also a singer-songwriter, Genevieve released several songs between 2011 to 2014. She also creates her own nail painting tutorials for YouTube. 

In her free time, she enjoys horseback riding, juggling, and ballet dancing.


Sid is Dead (2020)
Day 13 (2019)
Super Buddies (2013)
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
Treasure Buddies (2012)
Spooky Buddies (2011)
The Search for Santa Paws (2010)
Black and Blue (2009)

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