Rowan Blanchard is just 14, but she had already become internationally popular. Fans know her as Riley Matthews from “Girl Meets the World”. This role made her popular, but it was not the first one in the filmography of the teen actress.
Rowan Blanchard Biography
Rowan Blanchard was born in 2001. Her birthday is on the 14th of October. She is the eldest daughter in the family of Elizabeth Blanchard-Boulbol and her husband, Mark Blanchard-Boulbol. Rowan has two younger sisters.
The girl spent her childhood in Los Angeles, California. She visited the small school in the city, where every waiter and taxi driver dreams to become an actor. But Rowan Blanchard actress told in her interviews that she was not interested in acting at all. But she always liked to be in the centre of attention. The daughter of talented yoga instructors, Rowan Blanchard was fond of sports. Sometimes she visited theaters in Los Angeles, where her father, theater activist, used to take her.
The girl appeared to be very beautiful and that’s why she got the offers to become a model. Rowan acted in some commercials and then felt that acting was the thing she dreamed to do.
Rowan Blanchard started visiting numerous auditions. In 2010, at the age of 7, she was chosen as Mona’s Kid in “The Back-up Plan”. The actress became recognizable after the role of Rebecca Wilson in “Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D”. But her big break was in “Girl Meets World” in 2013, where she played the title role.
Rowan Blanchard Movies and TV Shows
It is interesting to know that Rowan Blanchard parents were against of her idea to become an actor. They considered this profession as too light minded and dangerous for the young girl. But she insisted and now she is always supervised with her mother, when she is at the film set. Here are some Rowan Blanchard movies from her short (for now) movie list.
1. The Back-up Plan
The new achievements of medicine find its reflection in the movies. Thus artificial insemination is not the most romantic way to become a mother, but Zoe (Jennifer Lopez) has no choice. She is 30; she is alone and dreams about a baby. But when she gets the great news that she is pregnant, Zoe meets the love of her life – Stan (Alex O’Loughlin). Rowan Blanchard acted as a small daughter of Michaela Watkins heroine. It was a minor role, but great enough for 7 year old girl.
2. Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D
After the role of Rebecca Wilson small Rowan Blanchard became recognizable. The adventure comedy of Robert Rodriguez was a great opportunity for a small girl to show her acting skills. Rowan Blanchard acted as Jessica Alba’s stepdaughter.
3. Little in Common
It is a short time comedy that was directed by Adam Bernstein and produced by Patricia Fass Palmer and Dan Etheridge. Rowan Blanchard co-stars were Mason Cook and Jessica Alba.
4. Girl Meets World
Rowan Blanchard Girl Meets World is probably the best screen work in her film list for now. She is the main heroine, Riley Matthews. The series is produced by Disney Channel. It is the sequel to the old comedy TV series named “Boy Meets World”. Cory and Topanga were the main heroes of “Boy Meets the World”. Now they have a daughter, Riley, who has similar problems, new friends and new adventures. Riley has the best friend, Maya Hart. Maya is a tomboy and she is a complicated child to some extent, but in fact she is smart and kind. Maya is played by another child star, Sabrina Carpenter. Rowan Blanchard and Sabrina Carpenter are friends in their real life too.
5. Invisible Sister
The role of Cleo is one of the latest screen works of Rowan Blanchard. It is the movie of Paul Hoen, produced by Michael C. Cuddy and Susan Cartsonis. Rowan Blanchard worked on the movie with the co-stars Karan Brar, Rachel Crow, Scott Reeves and the others.
Rowan Blanchard is 14 year old child star. It is hard to tell, whether she will become famous as an adult star or not. In any case, now her face is recognizable and she knows, she has something to say the world now, when the world is listening to her.
Rowan Blanchard Personal Life
“Every woman must be proud of her body” – these words the girl wrote on her page in the social net work. In 2015 Rowan Blanchard was considered as the most feministic young star. She shared this title with her colleague, the other teen star, Amandla Stenberg, whom you may remember from “The Hunger Games”. Rowan Blanchard is thinking over the role of a woman in the modern life and she struggles for the woman right to remain unique. Thus, she hates, when journalist and fashion designers ask her, what her weight is. Rowan Blanchard is sure, every woman is unique and she mustn’t follow some fashion standards and must feel free and beautiful in any case.
Rowan Blanchard is a promising young actress, who got a lot of nominations for her screen works.