Born in Ypsilanti, Michigan in 2005 and moved to Los Angeles with her family in 2012. This young, but very talented actress is quickly making her mark in Hollywood; shining on both the small and the big screens. At only nine years old, Ella already has some pretty impressive credits under her belt: 9 Films, 8 Television shows and 15 National commercials including her role alongside Terry Bradshaw in Verizon’s 2013 Superbowl Ad as “The Fios Football Girl”
Ella began acting at age 5 when she landed her first role in Feature Film “Touchback.” In 2012, shortly after her move to Los Angeles, Ella landed her first lead role in Horror Film “The Possession of Michael King”. In the spring of 2013 Ella had the pleasure of working under the direction of James Franco as legendary writer Charles Bukowski’s first love, Lily Jane, in the Feature “Bukowski” which is set to release in 2015. Later that spring, Ella was hand picked by James Franco to work on the short film “Miss Famous” for Franco’s U.C.L.A. graduate film class as Kristin Wiig’s daughter. Anderson stars in the comedy “Unfinished Business” where she played Vince Vaughn’s headstrong young daughter, Bess recently completed a lead role alongside Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Bell in “Michelle Darnell” as well as a supporting role in Garry Marshall helmed feature “Mother's Day” with Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston & Julia Roberts. This year you can see Ella alongside Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts and Brie Larson in the Deston Cretton directed drama "The Glass Castle" as Jeannette Walls.
Ella got her first shot at the small screen in as a recurring guest star on Disney Channel’s “A.N.T. Farm” and “Dog with a Blog”. Since then she has appeared in various televisions shows on several major networks most notably guest starring on Disney’s “Liv & Maddie” (December 2013) and on NBC’s “Law & Order: SVU” Ella continues to find a home on the small screen where she shows off her amazing acting abilities in several television productions for Nickelodeon. Starring in "A Fairly Odd Summer" and as a series regular on Nickelodeon’s 2015 Kid’s Choice Awards nominated show, “Henry Danger”.
Ella lives with her mom, dad and twin brothers, Gabriel and Julian in Los Angeles. She loves animals and is the proud adopted owner of 2 small dogs named Pasha and Olivia.
Photography courtesy of Russell Baer.