More Zena Grey Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for The Shaggy Dog)Zena Grey is seventeen years old and most recently appeared in the 2004 hit In Good Company as Jana Foreman, the teenage daughter of Dennis Quaid and the little sister of Scarlett Johansson. This role followed leads in the feature films Snow Day, with Chevy Chase, and Max Keeble's Big Move, with Alex Linz and Jamie Kennedy.
At age nine, Grey landed her first principal role as the only surviving victim of a serial killer in The Bone Collector, with Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie. Grey also had principal roles in Summer Catch, starring Jessica Biel and Freddie Prinze Jr., and Stateside, starring Jonathan Tucker and Rachel Leigh Cook.
At age ten, Grey made her Broadway debut at the Eugene O'Neil Theatre in New York City, playing the granddaughter of William Shakespeare in the Peter Whelan play The Herbal Bed, directed by Michael Attenboro. Grey began her acting career at age seven when she sang a solo and acted in an adult musical version of The Ugly Duckling at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, New York. In the same year, Grey also played Peaseblossom in A Midsummer Night's Dream for the New York Conservatory Repertory Theatre. At age eleven, Grey sang solos and acted in the musical production Radiant Baby at the Public Theatre in New York City. Grey's public readings include work with John Turturro and Patti Duke.
Grey's extensive television work includes guest-starring roles on Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, The Guardian, The Job with Dennis Leary and Soul Man with Dan Aykroyd. On Saturday Night Live, Grey was featured in the parody commercial Chess for Girls. She has also appeared in numerous skits on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. Grey had a starring role in a Nickelodeon pilot entitled The Difference. Her commercial work has also been extensive, including two recently completed spots for a major campaign for America Online.
Bio courtesy Buena Vista for "The Shaggy Dog" (01-Apr-2006)
Biography #3Twelve-year-old Zena Grey was challenged to ride a motorized scooter in Max Keeble's Big Move. "The first time I tried, I couldn't ride it well, but I was determined. I had to convince the producer and the director to let me try. With the help of a stunt coordinator, I mastered it and in the scene, I glided in and out like Cleopatra floating down the Nile while the boys on their bicycles toppled over and lost their helmets. They looked like the Keystone Cops and we all never laughed so hard in our lives."
Grey has an extensive list of credits in feature films, television and the theatre. She made her feature film debut in The Bone Collector and followed that with starring roles in Snow Day and Summer Catch. For television, Grey has appeared on Saturday Night Live and has made numerous appearances on Late Night with Conan O'Brien for NBC. She also appeared on the sitcom Soul Man and recently on the ABC series The Job. She starred in the pilot The Difference for Nickelodeon.
She appeared on Broadway in The Herbal Bed at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre. Grey sang solos and performed in Radiant Baby at The Public Theatre in New York City and also in the adult musical The Ugly Duckling at the Bay Street Theatre.
Bio courtesy Disney (01-Jan-2000)