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Kay Panabaker

Full / Real Name: Stephanie Kay Panabaker
Born: 02 May 1990 (30 years old)
Gender: Female

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Kay Panabaker is an American actress best known for her television roles as Nikki Westerly in Summerland (2004-2005), as Debbie Berwick in Phil of the Future (2004-2005) and as Daphne Powell in No Ordinary Family, since 2010.

Panabaker is an award-winning actress with numerous television, stage and film credits, as well as a history degree from UCLA - all earned before she turned 18.

Teenagers will recognize Kay from her role as angst-filled teen Nikki Westerly on the drama Summerland, for which she won the Young Artist Award for Best Performance by a Leading Young Actress in a TV Series - Comedy or Drama.

Younger fans know her from her work on The Disney Channel, including the telefilm Read It and Weep and a recurring role on Phil of the Future. Kay also played Lindsey Willows, daughter of Marg Helgenberger's character, on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

Other guest appearances include Grey's Anatomy, Medium, Ghost Whisperer, Boston Legal, Two and a Half Men, Weeds and as young Kitty Walker on Brothers & Sisters, and also starred in the Lifetime movies Secrets in the Walls and Custody, alongside Rob Morrow and James Denton.

On the big screen Kay starred in the remake of Fame, alongside Kelsey Grammer, Megan Mullally and Bebe Neuwirth. In 2007 she played best friend George to girl sleuth Nancy Drew in the feature film adaptation of the classic book series.

Additionally, she played the title character in Moondance Alexander, an award-winning family film which also starred Lori Loughlin and Don Johnson. That role earned her the Dixie Film Festival's award for Outstanding Actor/Actress in a Film.

She was also recognized in 2007 for her performance in the Dylan and Cole Sprouse film A Modern Twain Story: The Prince and The Pauper, receiving the inaugural Rising Star Award at the Temecula Valley International Film Festival.

Kay was able to accommodate a rigorous academic schedule in addition to her work, graduating as valedictorian of her high school at the age of 13, and then completing her undergraduate work in history at UCLA in March 2007, at the age of 17. That made her the youngest graduate on record for the UCLA History Department.

She is the younger sister of actress Danielle Panabaker.


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