Aubrey Peeples

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Aubrey Peeples
BornAubrey Shea Peeples[1][2]
November 1993 (age 20)[1][3]
Lake Mary, Florida, United States
OccupationActress, singer
Years active2009–present
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Aubrey Peeples
BornAubrey Shea Peeples[1][2]
November 1993 (age 20)[1][3]
Lake Mary, Florida, United States
OccupationActress, singer
Years active2009–present

Aubrey Peeples (born November 1993)[1][3] is an American actress and singer. She starred in the 2013 movie Sharknado, and now has a major recurring role as Layla Grant, a runner-up in a reality singing competition, and rising star, in the second season of the ABC drama series Nashville.[4][5][6][7] In the spring of 2014, Peeples will star in the crime thriller Tokarev opposite Nicolas Cage.[8] Peeples previously guest starred in Drop Dead Diva, Burn Notice, Austin & Ally, Grey's Anatomy, and had recurring role on Necessary Roughness.[4]

Early life and education[edit]

Aubrey Shea Peeples was born and raised in Lake Mary, Florida, by parents Wendy and Ashley,[1][3] and has a younger sister named Ally.[3] Growing up, Aubrey performed with the Orlando Repertory Theatre for 10 years.[9][10] She graduated from Lake Mary Preparatory School,[11] where she was valedictorian of the class of 2012.[9][10] Peeples was accepted to Harvard University but deferred entry twice, the second time to accept her role on Nashville.[9]


2009Ace Ventura, Jr.: Pet DetectiveDaniellaTV Movie
2010Drop Dead DivaMadison ThomasEpisode: "Bad Girls"
2011Charlie's AngelsSarah DanielsEpisode: "Angel with a Broken Wing"
2011Burn NoticeSophie ResnickEpisode: "Necessary Evil"
2012Austin & AllyCassidyEpisode: "Diners & Daters"
2011-2012Necessary RoughnessWinter3 episodes
2013Grey's AnatomyGirlfriendEpisode: "The End Is the Beginning Is the End"
2013The Good MotherKateTV Movie
2013SharknadoClaudia ShepherdTV Movie
2013–presentNashvilleLayla GrantRecurring role
2014Star-CrossedRochelleEpisode: "Pilot"
2014TokarevCaitlin Maguire
2014A Conversation: Anne Frank Meets GodAnne Frank


  1. ^ a b c d "Births". Orlando Sentinel (Orlando, FL). December 26, 1993. Retrieved 2014-01-16. "Peeples, Aubrey Shea, born to Wendy and Ashley, Lake Mary, Winter Park Memorial Hospital" 
  2. ^ "Donor Recognition List" (PDF). United Arts. 2010. Retrieved 2014-01-16. 
  3. ^ a b c d Taramykin, Cherylann (September/October 2009). "Check out this kid: Aubrey Peeples". Lake Mary Life (Lake Mary, FL). Retrieved 2014-01-16. "At 15, Aubrey ... parents, Wendy and Ashley" 
  4. ^ a b Gonzalez, Maricela (July 29, 2013). "'Sharknado' actress reels in 'Nashville' role". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2013-09-27. 
  5. ^ Richenthal, Matt (July 30, 2013). "Aubrey Peeples to Keep It Real on Nashville". TV Fanatic. Retrieved 2013-09-27. 
  6. ^ Blackwelder, Carson (July 31, 2013). "Aubrey Peeples Heading From Sharknado to Nashville". Wetpaint. Retrieved 2013-09-27. 
  7. ^ Gonzalez, Maricela (September 25, 2013). "'Nashville' season premiere: 10 things you can expect this year". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2013-09-27. 
  8. ^ Papa, Brian (July 24, 2013). "Interview With Sharknado's Aubrey Peeples". Page Q Sports. Retrieved 2013-09-27. 
  9. ^ a b c Manieri, Kristen (November 1, 2013). "Lake Mary to Nashville". Lake Mary Life (Lake Mary, FL). Retrieved 2014-01-16. "Aubrey Peeples ... the 19-year-old actress from Lake Mary" 
  10. ^ a b Boedeker, Hal (August 1, 2013). "'Sharknado' sends Lake Mary actress flying". Orlando Sentinel (Orlando, FL). Retrieved 2014-01-16. 
  11. ^ "LMP Graduate Achieves Recurring Role on ABC Hit Series, Nashville". Lake Mary Preparatory School. August 21, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-16. 

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