Dove Cameron

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Dove Cameron
Dove Cameron 2019 by Glenn Francis.jpg
Dove Cameron in October 2019
Born
Chloe Celeste Hosterman

(1996-01-15) January 15, 1996 (age 23)
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActress, singer
Years active2012–present
Known forLiv and Maddie, Descendants
Websitewww.dovecameron.com

Dove Olivia Cameron (born Chloe Celeste Hosterman; January 15, 1996),[1] is an American teen actress and singer. She is known for playing the title characters in the Disney Channel original series Liv and Maddie. She also starred in the Disney Channel original movie Cloud 9 as Kayla Morgan.[2]

Early life[change | change source]

Cameron was born in Seattle, Washington on January 15, 1996[3] as Chloe Celeste Hosterman[1] to Philip Alan Hosterman[4] and Bonnie Wallace. She has one older sister, Claire Hosterman, who was born in 1989. At the age of eight, she began acting in community theater. When Cameron was fourteen she moved to Los Angeles, where she sang in Burbank High School's National Championship Show Choir.[3]

Career[change | change source]

Since 2013, Cameron has starred in the dual lead role of Liv and Maddie in the Disney Channel original series Liv and Maddie. The preview of the show was on July 19, 2013 (2013-07-19).[5] The show premiered on September 15, 2013 (2013-09-15).[6] The pilot episode gained 5.8. It was the most-watched in Total Viewers in two and a half years – since November 7, 2010 (Shake It Up!).[7] In the episode Twin-A-Rooney, Liv shows Maddie a clip from the Sing It Loud! finale. In the finale, Liv's character sings a cover of "On Top of the World" by Imagine Dragons. A full version of the song was recorded by Cameron. The song was released by Disney as a single on August 27, 2013. She also starred in Cloud 9 with Luke Benward. Cloud 9 premiered on January 17, 2014.

Filmography[change | change source]

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2014 Cloud 9 Kayla Morgan Disney Channel Movie
2015 Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls Beth
Descendants Mal Disney Channel Movie
Barely Lethal Liz Larson
2017 Descendants 2 Mal Disney Channel Movie
2018 Dumplin' Bekah Cotter Netflix Original Movie
2019 The Angry Birds Movie 2 Ella Voice role
Descendants 3 Mal Disney Channel Movie
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2012 The Mentalist Charlotte Episode: "Devil's Cherry"
Shameless Holly Herkimer 2 episodes
2013 Malibu Country Sienna Episode: "Push Comes to Shove"
2013–2017 Liv and Maddie Liv Rooney 80 episodes
Maddie Rooney
2014 Austin & Ally Bobby Episode: "Duos & Deception"
2015–2017 Descendants: Wicked World Mal (voice) 33 episodes
2016 Ultimate Spider-Man Gwen Stacy (voice) Episode: "Return to the Spider-Verse"
Hairspray: Live! Amber Von Tussle NBC special
2017 The Lodge Jess 4 episodes (season 2)
2018 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Ruby Hale 6 episodes
Angie Tribeca Grace Episode: "Glitch Perfect"

Discography[change | change source]

Promotional singles[change | change source]

Title Year Album
"On Top of the World"[8] 2013 Disney Channel Play It Loud
"Better in Stereo"
"Cloud 9"
(with Luke Benward)
2014
"Count Me In"[9] N/A

Other appearances[change | change source]

Title Year Album
"Future Sounds Like Us" 2013 Shake It Up: I <3 Dance
"Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow" Disney Holidays Unwrapped

Personal life[change | change source]

Cameron stated that she was bullied through her entire school experience. This experience started in 5th grade to the end of high school. Despite the pressure at school and fitting in, she still stayed focused on her dreams of becoming successful in entertainment. "I became very passionate about [becoming an actress and singer]. I fully immured myself". Dove's father died, when she was just fifteen. She struggled to cope, but knew her father would want her to continue to accomplish her goals. He often said that being a parent was the best thing that ever happened to him, and that the favorite years of his life was raising his girls. Cameron has been dating her Liv & Maddie co-star Ryan McCartan, who plays Diggie, since August 9, 2013.

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Year Award Category Work Result
2014 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV: Female Breakout Star Liv and Maddie Nominated

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 / Dove Cameron Bio Retrieved August 18rd, 2014
  2. Graser, Marc (March 7, 2013). "Disney Channel Puts Spotlight on Dove Cameron with Series, Movie (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Archived from the original on May 31, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Dove Cameron "Liv and Maddie Rooney"". 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-09.
  4. Current Obituaries; accessed August 19, 2014.
  5. "Episode Title: (#01) "Twin-A-Rooney"". Futon Critic. Retrieved July 5, 2013.
  6. "Disney Channel's New Family Comedy "Liv and Maddie" Premieres Sunday, September 15". Disney press release via Futon Critic. July 16, 2013. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
  7. Ratings - Disney Channel's "Teen Beach Movie" Rides Huge Ratings Wave With 8.4 Million Total Viewers | TheFutonCritic.com
  8. "On Top of the World (From "Liv and Maddie")". iTunes. Retrieved 2012-02-26.
  9. "Count Me In (From "Liv and Maddie") - Single". iTunes. Retrieved 2014-07-26.

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