Briana Evigan

Active - 1996 - 2018  |   Born - Oct 23, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, United States  |   Genres - Horror, Comedy, Fantasy, Drama

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Biography by Nathan Southern

The daughter of 1970s and '80s television icon Greg Evigan (My Two Dads, B.J. and the Bear), performer Briana Evigan was born in 1986 and followed in the show-business path of her famous father. She divided her energies between singing, dancing, and acting, and signed for one of her first leads at age 21 in the dance-themed urban drama Step Up 2 the Streets (2008). In that picture, Evigan played Andie, a street dancer who makes a concerted effort to fit in at a prestigious school for the arts.

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  • Started dancing at age 9.
  • Made film debut at age 10 opposite her father in House of the Damned.
  • Big break came in 2008 when she landed a starring role in Step Up 2: The Streets; along with costar Robert Hoffman, won Best Kiss at the 2008 MTV Movie Awards.
  • Is known as a "Scream Queen" for having appeared in numerous horror movies, including Sorority Row, Mother's Day and The Devil's Carnival.
  • Has appeared in music videos with Linkin Park, Flo Rida, T-Pain and Enrique Iglesias.
  • Is co-founder of the alternative rock band Moorish Idol.
  • Attended high school with Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.